Everton Hills, Queensland
Moreton Bay, Queensland
|Population||5,938 (2016 census)|
|Location||9 km (6 mi) from Brisbane|
|LGA(s)||Moreton Bay Region|
Located in the north-west of the Brisbane metropolitan area, the suburb extends northwest from Everton Park; this separation of suburbs is marked by a park called 'Boundary Park'. Everton Hills' southern boundary runs along the Kedron Brook, separating it from Mitchelton. It is also located at the edge of the Bunyaville Forest Reserve. Informally it is part of the Hills District.
Prior to 2008, Everton Hills was in the Pine Rivers Shire, now amalgamated into Moreton Bay Region.
Everton Hills contains numerous hardware and automotive services, which include hardware, glaziers, landscapers, mechanics and smash repairs. The area's major shopping centre, Brookside Shopping Centre, is in the adjacent suburb Mitchelton, but here are also two convenience centres in Everton Hills; one in Camelia Avenue and another on Queens Road.
Everton Hills also includes the Hills Church, which is a Wesleyan Methodist Church and is located on Queens Road.
The suburb is home to the Hills District PCYC and Wests Arana Junior Rugby League Club training grounds and facilities.
Tim Mander is the current sitting member of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland for Everton, having been elected at the 2012 Queensland state election by defeating Labor's Murray Watt (the Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer). Everton Hills is in the Federal Division of Dickson which Peter Dutton currently holds. Everton Hills is in Division 10 of the Moreton Bay Regional Council which Matt Constance currently holds.
In the 2011 census, Everton Hills recorded a population of 5,812 people, 50.7% female and 49.3% male.
The median age of the Everton Hills population was 35 years, 2 years below the national median of 37.
81.5% of people living in Everton Hills were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 3.5%, New Zealand 2.9%, Scotland 0.8%, Philippines 0.8%, South Africa 0.8%.
91.7% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.6% German, 0.4% Japanese, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% Afrikaans, 0.3% Vietnamese.