|Population||2,554 (30 June 2011)|
|• Density||2,130/km2 (5,510/sq mi)|
|Area||1.2 km2 (0.5 sq mi)|
|Location||5 km (3 mi) from Brisbane|
|LGA(s)||City of Brisbane,
In the 2011 Census the population of Fairfield is 2,554, 50.2% female and 49.8% male.
The median/average age of the Fairfield population is 31 years of age, 6 years below the Australian average.
69.2% of people living in Fairfield were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 3.2%, New Zealand 3.1%, Malaysia 1.5%, China 1.2%, Vietnam 1.2%.
77.3% of people speak English as their first language 2.4% Mandarin, 2% Greek, 1.7% Vietnamese, 1.7% Spanish, 0.9% German.
Fairfield is bounded to the north by the South Brisbane Cemetery, to the east by the railway line to Beenleigh, to the south by Venner Road and to the west by the Brisbane River.
Fairfield was hit by the floods in January 2011. And it also flooded in the 1974.
There is a Fairfield train station on the line to Beenleigh. The main bus service is the 196, which runs every 15 minutes during the day and commences at Fairfield Gardens. During the morning peak the 107 and 108 bus services are also available. There is also a Taxi rank.
Fairfield has a Skate Park that caters for young people in the suburb.
Fairfield is home to both Casa Del Cheese and The Hack Shack.
Fairfield has its own shopping centre, Fairfield Gardens. The main shop in the centre is a Coles supermarket. It also has a Terry White Chemist, Australian Post, BWS, Dollars and Cents and a Libary.
The suburb borders the Brisbane River and has many parks.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Fairfield, Queensland.|
- Ourbrisbane.com: Fairfield
- University of Queensland: Queensland Places: Fairfield
- Boggo Road Gaol Historical Society
- Friends of South Brisbane Cemetery
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