Balmoral, Queensland facts for kids
|Area:||1.3 km² (0.5 sq mi)|
|Location:||9 km (6 mi) from Brisbane|
|LGA:||City of Brisbane
Balmoral is located 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) east of the Brisbane CBD.
The name Balmoral is an anglicisation of Baile Mhoireil' which is Scottish Gaelic for ‘beautiful residence’ or ‘majestic castle’.
Balmoral State High School opened on 3 February 1958.
In the 2011 census, Balmoral recorded a population of 3,827 people, 51.8% female and 48.2% male.
The median age of the Balmoral population was 35 years of age, 2 years below the Australian median.
74% of people living in Balmoral were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were England 5.5%, New Zealand 4.2%, Ireland 1.1%, Scotland 0.8%, India 0.8%.
88.4% of people spoke only English at home; the next most popular languages were 0.9% Spanish, 0.7% Mandarin, 0.7% Greek, 0.5% Italian, 0.3% German.
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