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Bellmere
Queensland
Population 5,540 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 4510
Location
LGA(s) Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s) Pumicestone
Federal Division(s) Fisher, Longman
Suburbs around Bellmere:
Wamuran Moodlu Caboolture
Rocksberg Bellmere Caboolture South
Rocksberg Upper Caboolture Morayfield

Bellmere is a locality of the Moreton Bay Region in Queensland, Australia. Located to the west of the centre of Caboolture, it is essentially a suburb of that town. At the 2011 census, Bellmere recorded a population of 5,540 persons, with a median age of 30 years.

History

It has been claimed that Bellmere was named after local landowner Arthur John Bell.

Bellmere State School opened on 14 July 1913 but closed in 1936.

Demographics

In the 2011 census, Bellmere recorded a population of 5,540 people, 51.8% female and 48.2% male.

The median age of the Bellmere population was 30 years, 7 years below the national median of 37.

76.5% of people living in Bellmere were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 5.6%, England 4.5%, Philippines 0.8%, Korea, Republic of 0.6%, Scotland 0.5%.

89.3% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.7% Samoan, 0.6% Korean, 0.5% Arabic, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% Tongan.

Coordinates: 27°05′21″S 152°55′36″E / 27.08917°S 152.92667°E / -27.08917; 152.92667 (Bellmere)

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