Logan Central

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Logan Central
Logan CityQueensland
Wembly Road Logan Central 2.jpg
Wembly Road, 2014
Population 5,945 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4114
Location 23 km (14 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) Logan City
State electorate(s) Woodridge
Federal Division(s) Rankin
Suburbs around Logan Central:
Karawatha Woodridge Woodridge
Berrinba Logan Central Slacks Creek
Berrinba Kingston Kingston

Logan Central is a mixed-use suburb of Logan City, Queensland, Australia. At the 2016 Australian Census, the suburb recorded a population of 5,945.[1]

Geography[edit]

Once forming part of Woodridge, Logan Central is the official central business district of Logan City and is a major activity centre, with many shops and local businesses operating in the area, mostly along the Wembley Road corridor. Major retailers include Coles, Woolworths and K-mart.

Woodridge railway station is located in Logan Central. It is also well-serviced by a number of bus routes.

Most of the housing in the suburb is detached homes with around one quarter of residents living in a unit or apartment with more than half of the households renting.[2]

Amenities[edit]

The suburb is also home to the Logan City Council offices, Logan Art Gallery, a public library, police station and the Logan Brothers Rugby League Football Club.

The Logan City Council operate the Logan Central Library at 26 Wilbur Street.[3] The library opened in 2011.[4]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 census, Logan Central recorded a population of 6,172 people, 49.6% female and 50.4% male. The median age of the Logan Central population was 32 years, 5 years below the national median of 37. 50.3% of people living in Logan Central were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 9.6%, Burma 3.2%, England 2.5%, Samoa 2.5%, Philippines 1.5%. 59.7% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 5.4% Samoan, 1.6% Karen, 1.3% Kirundi (Rundi), 1.3% Burmese, 1.3% Arabic.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Logan Central (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 29 March 2018.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Logan Central (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2 January 2014.  Edit this at Wikidata
  3. ^ "Logan Central Library". Logan City Council. Retrieved 30 January 2018. 
  4. ^ "Public Libraries Statistical Bulletin 2016-17" (PDF). Public Libraries Connect. State Library of Queensland. November 2017. p. 14. Archived (PDF) from the original on 30 January 2018. Retrieved 30 January 2018. 

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Coordinates: 27°38′32″S 153°06′25″E / 27.64222°S 153.10694°E / -27.64222; 153.10694