Waterford West, Queensland

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Waterford West
Logan CityQueensland
Tygum Lagoon Waterford West.jpg
Tygum Lagoon, 2013
Population 6,160 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s) 4133
Location 28 km (17 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) Logan City
State electorate(s) Waterford
Federal Division(s) Forde
Suburbs around Waterford West:
Marsden Loganlea Loganlea
Marsden Waterford West Bethania
Logan Reserve Logan Reserve Waterford

Waterford West is a residential suburb of Logan City, Queensland, Australia. The eastern boundary and part of the southern boundary follow the course of the Logan River. At the 2011 Australian Census the suburb recorded a population of 6,160.[1]

The suburb is home to Marsden State High School in the west.

It has a shopping centre called Waterford Plaza close to a road bridge across the Logan. Around this area the main roads, Kingston Road and Loganlea Road intersect. The area currently has some retail development as well as historical significance to Logan City. The centre adjoins a large lagoon known as Tygum Lagoon.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census the population of Waterford West is 6,160, 51.2% female and 48.8% male. The median/average age of the Waterford West population is 33 years of age, 4 years below the Australian average. 66.8% of people living in Waterford West were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 8.7%, England 4.9%, Philippines 0.9%, Samoa 0.8%, Fiji 0.7%. 81.5% of people speak English as their first language 2% Samoan, 1.3% Khmer, 0.8% Romanian, 0.6% Hindi, 0.5% Tagalog.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Waterford West (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 30 December 2013. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 27°41′S 153°07′E / 27.683°S 153.117°E / -27.683; 153.117