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Carina Heights
BrisbaneQueensland
Population: 6,110
Postcode: 4152
Area: 3.4 km² (1.3 sq mi)
Location: 8 km (5 mi) SE of Brisbane CBD
LGA: City of Brisbane
(Coorparoo Ward)
State District: Chatsworth
Federal Division: Griffith
Suburbs around Carina Heights:
Camp Hill Carina Carindale
Camp Hill Carina Heights Carindale
Holland Park Mount Gravatt East Mansfield

Carina Heights is a suburb of Brisbane, Australia. It is located 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) south-east of the CBD, and borders Camp Hill, Carina, Carindale, Holland Park, and Mount Gravatt East.

Toponymy

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.

Demographics

The 2011 Census recorded 6,110 residents in Carina Heights, of whom 52.5% were female and 47.5% were male. The median age of the population was 35; 2 years below the Australian median.

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%.


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