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Bridgeman Downs
BrisbaneQueensland
Bangalow Street bus stop, Albany Creek Rd and Bangalow St Bridgeman Downs IMGP0075.jpg
Bangalow Street bus stop, 2009
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Population 8,440 (2016 census)
 • Density 898/km2 (2,330/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4035
Area 9.4 km2 (3.6 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location 15.2 km (9 mi) N of Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) City of Brisbane
(McDowall Ward)
State electorate(s) Aspley
Federal Division(s)
Suburbs around Bridgeman Downs:
Brendale Bald Hills Carseldine
Albany Creek Bridgeman Downs Aspley
Albany Creek McDowall Aspley

Bridgeman Downs is an outer northern suburb in the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census Bridgeman Downs had a population of 8,440 people.

Demographics

In the 2011 census, Bridgeman Downs recorded a population of 7,445 people, 51.2% female and 48.8% male.

The median age of the Bridgeman Downs population was 40 years of age, 3 years above the Australian median.

74.6% of people living in Bridgeman Downs were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were England 4.5%, New Zealand 2.4%, India 1.9%, South Africa 1.7%, Fiji 1.2%.

84.1% of people spoke only English at home; the next most popular languages were 2.3% Italian, 1.4% Cantonese, 1.2% Hindi, 0.9% Mandarin, 0.7% Afrikaans.

Transport

Buses come at regular intervals, and run throughout the day, with Beckett Road being the main corridor.

Education

There are no schools in Bridgeman Downs. The nearest government primary schools are Bald Hills State School in neighbouring Bald Hills to the north, Aspley State School and Aspley East State School both in neighbouring Aspley to the east, McDowall State School in neighbouring McDowall to the south, and Albany Creek State School in neighbouring Albany Creek to the west. The nearest government secondary schools are Aspley State High School in Aspley, Craigslea State High School in Chermside West to the south-east, and Albany Creek State High School in Albany Creek.

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