Upper Caboolture, Queensland

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Upper Caboolture
Queensland
Upper Caboolture is located in Queensland
Upper Caboolture
Upper Caboolture
Coordinates27°06′45″S 152°54′21″E / 27.1125°S 152.9058°E / -27.1125; 152.9058Coordinates: 27°06′45″S 152°54′21″E / 27.1125°S 152.9058°E / -27.1125; 152.9058
Population4,214 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density261.7/km2 (677.9/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4510
Area16.1 km2 (6.2 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s)Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s)Longman
Suburbs around Upper Caboolture:
Bellmere Bellmere Bellmere
Rocksberg Upper Caboolture Morayfield
Moorina Morayfield Morayfield

Upper Caboolture is a rural locality in the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Upper Caboolture had a population of 4214 people.[1] Formerly a rural area on the fringe of the town of Caboolture, since the 1990s the suburb has become increasingly urbanised.[3]

Geography[edit]

Part of the northern boundary of the suburb is marked by the Caboolture River.

History[edit]

Mallet family pictured outside their home at Upper Caboolture, circa 1910

Formerly a rural area on the fringe of the town of Caboolture, since the 1990s the suburb has become increasingly urbanised.[4]

At the 2011 census, the suburb recorded a population of 3,752 persons, with a median age of 34 years.[5]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 census, Upper Caboolture recorded a population of 3,752 people, 51.7% female and 48.3% male.[5] The median age of the Upper Caboolture population was 34 years, 3 years below the national median of 37. 80.1% of people living in Upper Caboolture were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 4.3%, New Zealand 4.1%, Philippines 0.7%, Scotland 0.6%, Papua New Guinea 0.5%. 92.3% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.5% Tagalog, 0.3% Hindi, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Tok Pisin (Neomelanesian).[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Upper Caboolture (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Upper Caboolture - locality in Moreton Bay Region (entry 45473)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 16 November 2019.
  3. ^ "Queensland Places: Upper Caboolture". Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland. Retrieved 26 December 2013.
  4. ^ "Queensland Places: Upper Caboolture". Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland. Retrieved 26 December 2013.
  5. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Upper Caboolture (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Edit this at Wikidata

External links[edit]

  • "Upper Caboolture". Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland.