Neurum, Queensland

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Neurum
Queensland
Paddocks Neurum Queensland.jpg
Neurum Mountain and fields along Stanton Road, 2015
Population 168 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4514
Location 65 km (40 mi) N of Brisbane central business district
LGA(s) Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s) Pumicestone
Federal Division(s) Longman
Localities around Neurum:
Royston Stony Creek Woodford
Villeneuve Neurum Woodford
Mount Archer Mount Delaney Delaneys Creek

Neurum is small rural town in the Moreton Bay Region 65 kilometres (40 mi) north of Brisbane, Australia. At the 2011 Australian Census Neurum recorded a population of 168.[1] The northern boundary is marked by the Stanley River. The eastern boundary is naturally vegetated and elevated along a ridge which peaks at Neurum Mountain which lies within a large reserve.

History[edit]

Neurum Post Office opened on 11 December 1880 (known as Neurum Creek between 1887 and 1913) and closed in 1957.[2]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 census, Neurum recorded a population of 168 people, 46.4% female and 53.6% male.[1] The median age of the Neurum population was 42 years, 5 years above the national median of 37. 75.3% of people living in Neurum were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 2.4%, Fiji 1.8%, Denmark 1.8%, Kenya 1.8%, Czech Republic 1.8%. 87% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1.8% Danish, 0% Welsh, 0% Celtic, nec, 0% Irish, 0% Gaelic (Scotland).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Neurum (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 15 August 2015.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 10 May 2014. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Neurum, Queensland at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 26°58′S 152°42′E / 26.967°S 152.700°E / -26.967; 152.700