Eagleby, Queensland

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Eagleby
Logan CityQueensland
Beenleigh-Logan Cricket Ground at Eagleby, Queensland.jpg
Beenleigh-Logan Cricket Ground, 2016
Population 11,971 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4207
Location 33 km (21 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) Logan City
State electorate(s) Coomera
Federal Division(s) Fadden
Suburbs around Eagleby:
Loganholme Cornubia Carbrook
Beenleigh Eagleby Alberton
Mount Warren Park Yatala Stapylton

Eagleby is a suburb of Logan City in Queensland, Australia[2] located on the southern bank of the Logan River at the juncture with the Albert which forms the southern and eastern boundary. The Pacific Motorway marks the western boundary. Eagleby is northeast of Beenleigh, and was originally a suburb of Beenleigh.

There is a post office at Eagleby Shopping Plaza at the corner of River Hills and Fryar Roads. The crossroads is the centre of the suburb, and also has the state school and local pub. Major shopping centres and services are at Beenleigh and the Logan Hyperdome at Loganholme. Eagleby is also the home of the Beenleigh Distillery and Twin Rivers Food Co Op.

A waste water treatment plant is located in Eagleby. The facility was established in 1967 and processes water in three stages before releasing it into the Albert River.[3]

Transport[edit]

The postcode is 4207. There is a bus service (Logan City Bus Service), TransLink 563 that runs approximately 6:00am to 7:00pm weekdays with a reduced service on Saturdays. The 553 runs at the west end of River Hills Road hourly into the evenings and on weekends, however this does not service the majority of homes in Eagleby. Most of the homes in Eagleby lie between 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) and 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) from Beenleigh Railway Station.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 census, Eagleby recorded a population of 11,971 people, 51% female and 49% male.[1] The median age of the Eagleby population was 33 years, 4 years below the national median of 37. 68.1% of people living in Eagleby were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 8.9%, England 4.9%, Philippines 1.1%, Scotland 0.6%, Germany 0.5%. 83.9% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.7% Turkish, 0.7% Samoan, 0.5% Spanish, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.4% Filipino.[1]

According to the 2016 census, Eagleby includes the largest Turkish Australian community of any suburb in Queensland, numbering 183 individuals and making up 1.4% of the suburb's population.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Eagleby (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 February 2014.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Eagleby (entry 45263)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 18 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Beenleigh Waste water Treatment Plant" (PDF). Logan City Council. Retrieved 16 March 2016. 
  4. ^ "2016Census_G_QLD_SSC - Census DataPacks - General Community Profile". Australian Bureau of Statistics – Census 2016. Retrieved 18 July 2017. 

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Coordinates: 27°42′11″S 153°13′10″E / 27.70306°S 153.21944°E / -27.70306; 153.21944