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
Coordinates27°33′10″S 151°59′38″E / 27.5527°S 151.9938°E / -27.5527; 151.9938Coordinates: 27°33′10″S 151°59′38″E / 27.5527°S 151.9938°E / -27.5527; 151.9938
Population571 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density357/km2 (924/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4350
Area1.6 km2 (0.6 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location5 km (3 mi) E of Toowoomba CBD
LGA(s)Toowoomba Region
State electorate(s)Toowoomba North
Federal Division(s)Groom
Suburbs around Prince Henry Heights:
Mount Lofty Withcott Withcott
East Toowoomba Prince Henry Heights Withcott
Redwood Redwood Withcott

Prince Henry Heights is a residential locality on the outskirts of Toowoomba in the Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Prince Henry Heights had a population of 571 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

Prince Henry Heights is located 5 kilometres (3 mi) east of the Toowoomba 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.[3]

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

History[edit]

At the 2006 census Prince Henry Heights had a population of 512 people.[4]

Education[edit]

There are no schools in Prince Henry Heights. The nearest primary school is in East Toowoomba. The nearest secondary school is Toowoomba State High School in Mount Lofty.[5]

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.[4][6] The suburb had a SEIFA score of 1139, placing it ahead of all other suburbs except Blue Mountain Heights and Redwood.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Prince Henry Heights (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Prince Henry Heights - locality in Toowoomba Region (entry 48043)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 1 December 2019.
  3. ^ "Prince Henry Heights (entry 41687)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 5 June 2011.
  4. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Prince Henry Heights (Toowoomba City) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 4 June 2011.
  5. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 4 December 2019.
  6. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Toowoomba (QLD) (Statistical District)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 5 June 2011.
  7. ^ 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". Archived from the original on 29 June 2011. Retrieved 5 June 2011.