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Draper is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Population 676 (2016 census)
 • Density 71.2/km2 (184/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4520
Area 9.5 km2 (3.7 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s) Pine Rivers
Federal Division(s) Dickson
Suburbs around Draper:
Closeburn Clear Mountain Eatons Hill
Yugar Draper Bunya
Samford Valley Samford Valley Ferny Hills

Draper is a rural residential locality in the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census Draper had a population of 676 people.


In the 2011 census, Draper recorded a population of 653 people, 50.4% female and 49.6% male. The median age of the Draper population was 39 years, 2 years above the national median of 37. 76.6% of people living in Draper were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 5.2%, South Africa 3.4%, New Zealand 2.5%, Scotland 1.7%, Canada 1.2%. 93.1% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1.2% Afrikaans, 0.5% Dutch, 0.5% German, 0.5% French, 0.5% Italian.


There are no schools in Draper. The nearest primary schools are Samford State School in Samford Village to the south-west, Eatons Hill State School in neighbouring Eatons Hill to the north-east, and Patrick Road State School in neighbouring Ferny Hills to the south-east. The nearest secondary schools are Ferny Grove State High School in Ferny Grove to the south and Albany Creek State High School in Albany Creek to the east.

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