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Jensen house, Charlwood, 1898. Pictured are Mr and Mrs Reiner Jensen with sons Peter and Claus, daughter Ida (Mrs Turner) and grandson James Turner.
Charlwood is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Population 139 (2016 census)
 • Density 5.65/km2 (14.6/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4309
Area 24.6 km2 (9.5 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Scenic Rim Region
State electorate(s) Scenic Rim
Federal Division(s) Wright
Suburbs around Charlwood:
Aratula Morwincha Fassifern Valley
Mount Edwards Charlwood Mount French
Moogerah Mount Alford Bunjurgen

Charlwood is a rural locality in the Scenic Rim Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census Charlwood had a population of 139 people.


Most of Charlwood is approximately 100-150 metres above sea level and predominantly used for farming and grazing. In the south-west edge of the locality are the lower slopes of Little Mount Edwards. In the eastern edge of the locality are the lower slopes of Mount French. Reynolds Creek flows from Lake Moogerah in the south-west of neighbouring Moogerah through to the north of the locality into Morwincha and Fassifern Valley and ultimately into the Bremer River.


The Charlwood Provisional School opened on 20 January 1897. It became Charlwood State School on 1 January 1909. It closed in August 1958.


Charlwood has a population of 139 at the 2016 census. The locality contains 73 households, in which 56.6% of the population are males and 43.4% of the population are females with a median age of 49, 11 years above the national average. The average weekly household income is $880, $558 below the national average.

0.0% of Charlwood's population is either of Aborigional or Torres Strait Islander descent. 57.3% of the population aged 15 or over is either registered or de facto married, while 42.7% of the population is not married. 22.3% of the population is currently attending some form of a compulsory education. The most common nominated ancestries were English (28.8%), Australian (24.7%) and German (18.8%), while the most common country of birth was Australia (82.4%), and the most commonly spoken language at home was English (89.8%). The most common nominated religions were No religion (27.3%), Catholic (14.7%) and Lutheran (11.2%). The most common occupation was a manager (36.1%) and the majority/plurality of residents worked 40 or more hours per week (61.5%).

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