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Carseldine
BrisbaneQueensland
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Carseldine is located in Queensland
Carseldine
Carseldine
Location in Queensland
Population 9,541 (2016 census)
 • Density 1,908/km2 (4,940/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4034
Area 5.0 km2 (1.9 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location 14.9 km (9 mi) N of Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) City of Brisbane
(Bracken Ridge Ward)
State electorate(s) Aspley
Federal Division(s) Petrie
Suburbs around Carseldine:
Bald Hills Bald Hills Fitzgibbon
Bridgeman Downs Carseldine Fitzgibbon
Bridgeman Downs Aspley Zillmere

Carseldine is a suburb in the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census Carseldine had a population of 9,541 people.

Demographics

In the 2016 census, Carseldine recorded a population of 9,541 people; 52.9% female and 47.1% male.

The median age of the Carseldine population was 40 years of age, 2 years above the Australian median. Children aged under 15 years made up 16.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.1% of the population.

64.1% of people living in Carseldine were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 66.7%; the next most common countries of birth were India 4.6%, New Zealand 4.1%, England 3.1%, Philippines 1.9% and South Africa 1.6%.

73.8% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 1.8%, Hindi 1.8%, Cantonese 1.5%, Italian 1.5% and Malayalam 1.3%.

The most common responses for religion were Catholic 30.2%, No Religion 21.9% and Anglican 12.6%.

History

Carseldine was named after the fencing contractor William Carseldine who settled in Bald Hills in 1858. He also owned land in what is now Carseldine.

Transport

The suburb includes Carseldine railway station, located on the eastern side of the suburb. This provides Carseldine with regular train services, connecting to the Brisbane central business district and northern suburbs. Also, Carseldine is well serviced by buses operated by the Brisbane City Council.

In the 2016 census, 15.4% of employed people travelled to work on public transport and 67.9% travelled by car (either as driver or as passenger).

Education

There are no schools in Carseldine. The nearest government primary schools are Aspley East State School in neighouring Aspley to the south, Bald Hills State School in neighbouring Bald Hills to the north-east, and Taigum State School in Taigum to the east. The nearest government secondary school is Aspley State High School in neighbouring Aspley to the south.

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