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Aroona
Sunshine CoastQueensland
Population 3,062 (2011 census)
 • Density 1,610/km2 (4,200/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4551
Area 1.9 km2 (0.7 sq mi)
Location 4 km (2 mi) NNW of Caloundra
LGA(s) Sunshine Coast Region
County Canning
Parish Bribie
State electorate(s) Kawana
Federal Division(s) Fisher
Suburbs around Aroona:
Meridan Plains Currimundi Battery Hill
Little Mountain Aroona Battery Hill
Little Mountain Caloundra West Caloundra

Aroona is a suburb of the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. It is located within the Caloundra urban centre 4 kilometres (2 mi) north-west of Caloundra. It is situated between Little Mountain and Currimundi. At the 2011 Australian Census the suburb recorded a population of 3,062.

History

Aroona is an aboriginal word usually meaning "place of refreshing" or "place of running water".

Demographics

In the 2011 census, Aroona recorded a population of 3,062 people, 52.7% female and 47.3% male. The median age of the Aroona population was 42 years, 5 years above the national median of 37. 81.1% of people living in Aroona were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 5.7%, New Zealand 4.5%, Germany 0.7%, Scotland 0.6%, Netherlands 0.6%. 95.9% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.6% German, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Macedonian, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Spanish.

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