Prince Henry Heights, Queensland

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Prince Henry Heights
ToowoombaQueensland
Prince Henry Heights is located in Queensland
Prince Henry Heights
Prince Henry Heights
Coordinates 27°33′11″S 151°59′38″E / 27.553°S 151.994°E / -27.553; 151.994Coordinates: 27°33′11″S 151°59′38″E / 27.553°S 151.994°E / -27.553; 151.994
Population 512 (2006 census)[1]
 • Density 134.7/km2 (349/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4350
Area 3.8 km2 (1.5 sq mi)
Location 5 km (3 mi) E of Toowoomba
LGA(s) Toowoomba Region
State electorate(s) Toowoomba North
Federal Division(s) Groom
Suburbs around Prince Henry Heights:
Mount Lofty Withcott Withcott
Mount Lofty Prince Henry Heights Withcott
East Toowoomba Redwood Withcott

Prince Henry Heights is a suburb of Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, located 5 kilometres (3 mi) east of the city centre. It was named for Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, who served as Governor-General of Australia from 1945 until 1947; the suburb's boundary road had been known as Prince Henry Drive well before 1945.[2]

The suburb consists of a small residential area surrounded by Jubilee Park and Redwood Park, two large bushland reserves along Toowoomba's eastern edge.

Demographics[edit]

Prince Henry Heights is among the most socio-economically advantaged suburbs of Toowoomba; at the 2006 census, residents had a median individual income of $736, compared with $448 for the Toowoomba statistical district, and a median family income of $1,856 compared to $1,116.[1][3] The suburb had a SEIFA score of 1139, placing it ahead of all other suburbs except Blue Mountain Heights and Redwood.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Prince Henry Heights (Toowoomba City) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 4 June 2011.
  2. ^ "Prince Henry Heights (entry 41687)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 5 June 2011.
  3. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Toowoomba (QLD) (Statistical District)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 5 June 2011.
  4. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 March 2009). "2033.0.55.001 - Census of Population and Housing: Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA), Australia - Data only, 2006". Retrieved 5 June 2011.