King Scrub, Queensland
|Population||348 (2016 census)|
|• Density||24.34/km2 (63.03/sq mi)|
|Area||14.3 km2 (5.5 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
|LGA(s)||Moreton Bay Region|
|State electorate(s)||Pine Rivers|
King Scrub is a rural locality in the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, King Scrub had a population of 348 people. It is located on the northern outskirts of Dayboro.
King Scrub has some areas of rich farmlands which are now being developed as estates. Currently the most dominant estates are Avalon Downs and Park Lands estate. Both developed in early 2000.
King Scrub has a road which often floods called Fingerboard Road. This road is used by the local weather station as a flood indicator. Fingerboard Road is an important transport artery for residents in Mount Mee and beyond as it avoids going through the Dayboro town centre.
In the 2011 census, King Scrub recorded a population of 497 people, 49.1% female and 50.9% male. The median age of the King Scrub population was 39 years, 2 years above the national median of 37. 83.9% of people living in King Scrub were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 6.5%, Canada 0.8%, Indonesia 0.8%, Jersey 0.6%, Ireland 0.6%. 95.4% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.6% Dutch, 0.6% French, 0% Welsh, 0% Irish, 0% Gaelic (Scotland).
There are no schools in King Scrub. The nearest primary school is Dayboro State School in neighbouring Dayboro to the south. The nearest secondary school is Bray Park State High School in Bray Park to the south-east.
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- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "King Scrub (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
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