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

Camp Flat Provisional School opened on 28 January 1878 with 22 girls and 29 boys enrolled. The school was on Caboolture River Road, approx 27°07′31″S 152°53′09″E / 27.1253°S 152.8858°E / -27.1253; 152.8858 (Upper Caboolture State School)).[4][5] On 19 January 1880 it became Camp Flat State School. It was renamed Caboolture Upper State School in 1916 and closed in 1918.[6]

Formerly a rural area on the fringe of the town of Caboolture, since the 1990s the suburb has become increasingly urbanised.[7]

At the 2011 census, the suburb recorded a population of 3,752 persons, with a median age of 34 years.[8]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 census, Upper Caboolture recorded a population of 3,752 people, 51.7% female and 48.3% male.[8] 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).[8]

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. ^ "CABOOLTURE". The Week. V (110). Queensland, Australia. 2 February 1878. p. 17. Retrieved 24 September 2020 – via National Library of Australia.
  5. ^ "Moreton 40 Chain map AG2 series sheet 5 north". Queensland Government. Retrieved 24 September 2020.
  6. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  7. ^ "Queensland Places: Upper Caboolture". Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland. Retrieved 26 December 2013.
  8. ^ 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.