Drewvale, Queensland facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsDrewvale
Entrance to the Trinity Green housing estate, 2014
|Population||4,476 (2016 census)|
|• Density||1,017/km2 (2,630/sq mi)|
|Area||4.4 km2 (1.7 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
|Location||26.5 km (16 mi) S of Brisbane CBD|
|LGA(s)||City of Brisbane
The area was farmed by the Drew family from the 1870s. The locality was unofficially known as Drewvale for nearly a century until the suburb was officially named in 1971.
In the 2011 census, Drewvale recorded a population of 3,943 people, 51.1% female and 48.9% male. The median age of the Drewvale population was 31 years of age, 6 years below the Australian median. 57.8% of people living in Drewvale were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were New Zealand 8.4%, England 3.5%, India 3.2%, South Africa 2.2%, Fiji 1.7%. 67.8% of people spoke only English at home; the next most popular languages were 3.2% Mandarin, 3% Hindi, 2% Cantonese, 1.4% Romanian, 1.2% Arabic.
There are no schools in Drewvale. The nearest government primary and secondary school is the Stretton State College in neighbouring Stretton.
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