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Boronia Heights
Logan CityQueensland
Boronia Heights State School, 2014.JPG
Boronia Heights State School, 2014
Boronia Heights is located in Queensland
Boronia Heights
Boronia Heights
Coordinates 27°41′19″S 153°01′09″E / 27.6886°S 153.0191°E / -27.6886; 153.0191 (Boronia Heights (centre of suburb))Coordinates: 27°41′19″S 153°01′09″E / 27.6886°S 153.0191°E / -27.6886; 153.0191 (Boronia Heights (centre of suburb))
Population 7,862 (2016 census)
 • Density 1,828/km2 (4,730/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4124
Area 4.3 km2 (1.7 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location 27 km (17 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) Logan City
State electorate(s) Logan
Federal Division(s) Forde
Suburbs around Boronia Heights:
Forestdale Hillcrest Regents Park
Greenbank Boronia Heights Park Ridge
Greenbank Greenbank Park Ridge

Boronia Heights is a suburb in the City of Logan, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census Boronia Heights had a population of 7,862 people.

Geography

Boronia Heights lies to the west of Park Ridge.

History

Boronia Heights was known as the Logan Ridges through to the early 1890s.

Boronia Heights State School opened on 29 January 1990.

Boronia Heights was gazetted as a suburb in October 1991 and was named after the first residential housing estate in the area.

Demographics

In the 2011 census, Boronia Heights recorded a population of 7,604 people, 51.6% female and 48.4% male.

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

71.4% of people living in Boronia Heights were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 7.4%, England 3.4%, Philippines 1.1%, India 0.9%, Fiji 0.7%.

83.6% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1.3% Samoan, 0.8% Urdu, 0.8% Hindi, 0.7% German, 0.5% Mandarin.

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Education

Boronia Heights State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 194 Middle Road (27°41′03″S 153°01′04″E / 27.6842°S 153.0178°E / -27.6842; 153.0178 (Boronia Heights State School)). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 638 students with 48 teachers (44 full-time equivalent) and 33 non-teaching staff (21 full-time equivalent). It includes a special education program.

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