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)
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.[citation needed]

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.[citation needed]


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, 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]

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


  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 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.