Stockleigh, Queensland

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Stockleigh
Logan CityQueensland
Stockleigh is located in Queensland
Stockleigh
Stockleigh
Coordinates27°46′19″S 153°03′26″E / 27.7719°S 153.0572°E / -27.7719; 153.0572Coordinates: 27°46′19″S 153°03′26″E / 27.7719°S 153.0572°E / -27.7719; 153.0572
Population765 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density45.81/km2 (118.6/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4280
Area16.7 km2 (6.4 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s)Logan City
State electorate(s)Logan
Federal Division(s)Forde
Suburbs around Stockleigh:
Munruben Chambers Flat Chambers Flat
North Maclean Stockleigh Logan Village
South Maclean Jimboomba Logan Village

Stockleigh is a locality in the City of Logan, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Stockleigh had a population of 765 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

Stockleigh is a low density semi-rural locality with larger acreage blocks. Stockleigh has an environmental park and a small housing estate in the east, near Logan Village.

History[edit]

When pioneer Will Elworthy settled in the district in 1863 the area to be known as Stockleigh was named after his birthplace in Devon, England.[3]

When farmers turned to intensive dairying, milk and cream could be transported to the Kingston dairy factory via the Maclean Bridge over the Logan River immediately west of Stockleigh.

The Stockleigh Provisional primary school opened in 1873. It became Stockleigh State School in 1909. It occupied a succession of school buildings until the school closed in 1935.[4]

Formerly in the Shire of Beaudesert, Stockleigh became part of Logan City following the local government amalgamations in March 2008.

In the 2011 census, Stockleigh had a population of 695 people.[5]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 census, Stockleigh recorded a population of 695 people, 48.8% female and 51.2% male.[5]

The median age of the Stockleigh population was 40 years, 3 years above the national median of 37.[5]

77% of people living in Stockleigh were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 5.5%, New Zealand 4.7%, Germany 1.9%, Ireland 0.9%, China 0.4%.[5]

89.8% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 2.3% German, 1% Hmong, 0.6% Urdu, 0.6% Cantonese, 0.4% Dutch.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Stockleigh (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Stockleigh - locality in City of Logan (entry 45290)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 5 November 2019.
  3. ^ "Stockleigh". Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland. Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  4. ^ "Agency ID9228, Stockleigh State School". Queensland State Archives. Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  5. ^ a b c d e Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Stockleigh (SSC)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 13 May 2014. Edit this at Wikidata

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