Cashmere, Queensland

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Moreton BayQueensland
Cashmere is located in Queensland
Coordinates27°17′36″S 152°54′11″E / 27.2933°S 152.9030°E / -27.2933; 152.9030 (Cashmere (centre of suburb))Coordinates: 27°17′36″S 152°54′11″E / 27.2933°S 152.9030°E / -27.2933; 152.9030 (Cashmere (centre of suburb))
Population4,920 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density142.2/km2 (368.3/sq mi)
Area34.6 km2 (13.4 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location25.5 km (16 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA(s)Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s)Pine Rivers
Federal Division(s)Dickson
Suburbs around Cashmere:
Samsonvale Whiteside Joyner
Mount Samson Cashmere Warner
Clear Mountain Clear Mountain Eatons Hill

Cashmere is a suburb in the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census Cashmere had a population of 4,920 people.[1]


Cashmere is on the north-western outskirts of the Brisbane metropolitan area. Cashmere is near the foothills of the D'Aguilar Range surrounded by dense forest. Cashmere is bounded to the north by Lake Samsonvale and is located west of Warner.


The origin of the suburb name is from an early property owner by the name of James Cash.[3]

In the 2011 census, Cashmere recorded a population of 4,651 people.[4]

In the 2016 census Cashmere had a population of 4,920 people.[1]


In the 2011 census, Cashmere recorded a population of 4,651 people, 49.7% female and 50.3% male.[4]

The median age of the Cashmere population was 35 years, 2 years below the national median of 37.[4]

77.3% of people living in Cashmere were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 7.2%, New Zealand 3.6%, South Africa 3.1%, Scotland 0.7%, Germany 0.6%.[4]

94.2% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1% Afrikaans, 0.4% German, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% Hindi, 0.2% French.[4]


  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Cashmere (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Cashmere – suburb in Moreton Bay Region (entry 45379)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  3. ^ "Pine Rivers historical figures - James Cash". Moreton Bay Regional Council. Archived from the original on 18 September 2009. Retrieved 8 March 2010.
  4. ^ a b c d e Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Cashmere (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 February 2014. Edit this at Wikidata

External links[edit]

  • "Cashmere". Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland.