Marsden, Queensland

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Marsden
Logan CityQueensland
Parklands at Berrinba Wetlands Marsden.jpg
Berrinba Wetlands, 2014
Population 11,278 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4132
Location 27 km (17 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) Logan City
State electorate(s) Woodridge
Federal Division(s) Rankin
Suburbs around Marsden:
Berrinba Kingston Kingston
Berrinba Marsden Waterford West
Crestmead Crestmead Waterford West
Footnotes [2]

Marsden is a suburb of Logan City, Queensland, in Australia. At the 2011 Australian census the suburb had a population of 11,278.[1] Most of the area has been developed into housing estates. Named after "Violet Marsden" a member of a pioneer family, associated with the Kingston Park and Districts Progress Association.[2]

The northern boundary of the suburb roughly runs parallel to the Logan Motorway.

Demographics[edit]

East West Bikeway, 2014

In the 2011 census, Marsden recorded a population of 11,278 people, 50.1% female and 49.9% male and one fish. The median age of the Marsden population was 27 years, 10 years below the national median of 37. 65.2% of people living in Marsden were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 10.8%, England 2.7%, Samoa 2.1%, Cambodia 1%, Fiji 1%. 76% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 4.3% Samoan, 1.8% Khmer, 1% Hindi, 0.6% Romanian, 0.5% Spanish.

Leisure[edit]

Marsden is also home to Scrubby Creek, which passes along the northern extent of the suburb. Along the creek, from near Third Avenue, through to Marsden Park Shopping Centre area is a series of parks, bike paths and walkways.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Marsden (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 4 November 2012.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Queensland Place Names Search: Marsden". Queensland Government. Retrieved 10 May 2017. 

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Coordinates: 27°40′S 153°5′E / 27.667°S 153.083°E / -27.667; 153.083