Waterford, Queensland

Waterford is a suburb in Logan City, Queensland, Australia.

Waterford
Logan CityQueensland
Dairy Creek Rd Waterford.jpg
Paddocks along Dairy Creek Road, 2014
Waterford is located in Queensland
Waterford
Waterford
Coordinates27°42′39″S 153°08′49″E / 27.7108°S 153.1469°E / -27.7108; 153.1469Coordinates: 27°42′39″S 153°08′49″E / 27.7108°S 153.1469°E / -27.7108; 153.1469
Population5,484 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)4133
LGA(s)Logan City
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s)Forde
Suburbs around Waterford:
Logan Reserve Loganlea Bethania
Logan Reserve Waterford Edens Landing
Holmview
Logan Reserve Buccan Bahrs Scrub

GeographyEdit

The suburb includes Woodlands Estate.

HistoryEdit

Waterford had a station on the disused railway line from Bethania to Beaudesert the line station was closed before Beaudesert Rail was running in 2004.

In the 2011 census Waterford had a population of 3,931 people.[2]

Heritage listingsEdit

Waterford has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

EducationEdit

Waterford has two schools, Canterbury College and Waterford Primary.

DemographicsEdit

In the 2011 census, Waterford recorded a population of 3,931 people, 52.9% female and 47.1% male.[2] The median age of the Waterford population was 33 years, 4 years below the national median of 37. 65.6% of people living in Waterford were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 7.2%, England 4.9%, Scotland 0.9%, Philippines 0.9%, Malaysia 0.8%. 80.2% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1.2% Cantonese, 0.7% Romanian, 0.6% Tagalog, 0.5% Hindi, 0.5% Mandarin.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Waterford (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 6 February 2018.  
  2. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Waterford (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 6 February 2018.  
  3. ^ "Waterford State School (Block A and Play Shed) (entry 602672)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 10 July 2013.

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