Carina Heights, Queensland facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCarina Heights
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|Population||6,732 (2016 census)|
|• Density||1,980/km2 (5,100/sq mi)|
|Area||3.4 km2 (1.3 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
|Location||10.1 km (6 mi) SE of Brisbane GPO|
|LGA(s)||City of Brisbane
It is located 10.1 kilometres (6.3 mi) by road south-east of the Brisbane GPO.
Carina Heights is named after the neighbouring suburb Carina, from which it was officially separated in 1975.
Carina took its name from an estate on Creek Road constructed in the 1850s. The property belonged to Ebenezer Thorne, and was itself named after Thorne's daughter Kate Carina.
72.3% of people living in Carina Heights were born in Australia compared to the national average of 69.8%, with the next most common countries of birth being New Zealand (4.3%), England (3.3%), South Korea (1.3%), India (1.1%), and the Philippines (1%). 80.8% of people spoke only English at home; the next most popular languages were Spanish (1.5%), Korean (1.4%), Italian (1.4%), Greek (1%), and Cantonese 0.9%.
There are no schools in Carina Heights. The nearest government primary schools are Whites Hill State College in neighbouring Camp Hill to the west, Carina State School in neighbouring Carina to the north, and Mount Gravatt East State School in neighbouring Mount Gravatt East. The nearest government secondary schools are Whites Hill State College in neighbouring Camp Hill to the west and Cavendish Road State High School in neighbouring Holland Park to the south-west.
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