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; 153.0572 (Stockleigh (centre of locality))Coordinates: 27°46′19″S 153°03′26″E / 27.7719°S 153.0572°E / -27.7719; 153.0572 (Stockleigh (centre of locality))
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)
Location
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 rural 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.[citation needed]

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.[citation needed]

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 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]

In the 2016 census, Stockleigh had a population of 765 people.[1]

Education[edit]

There are no schools in Stockleigh. The nearest government primary schools are Logan Village State School in neighbouring Logan Village to the east, Jimboomba State School in neighbouring Jimboomba to the south, and Yarrabilba State School in Yarrabilba to the south-east. The nearest government secondary schools are Yarrabilba State Secondary College in Yarrabilba to the south-east, Marsden State High School in Waterford West to the north-east, and Flagstone State Community College in Flagstone to the south-west.[6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 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 7 March 2022.
  3. ^ "Stockleigh". Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland. Archived from the original on 23 May 2022. Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  4. ^ "Agency ID 9228, Stockleigh State School". Queensland State Archives. Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  5. ^ a b c d Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Stockleigh (SSC)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 13 May 2014. Edit this at Wikidata
  6. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 23 May 2022.

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