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Edens Landing
Logan CityQueensland
Edens Landing and Logan City.jpg
Homes along an elevated ridge with other Logan City suburbs in the background, 2014
Population: 5,177
Location: 33 km (21 mi) south of Brisbane CBD
LGA: Logan City
State District: Waterford
Federal Division: Forde
Suburbs around Edens Landing:
Bethania Loganholme Holmview
Waterford Edens Landing Holmview
Waterford Holmview Holmview

Edens Landing is a residential suburb located south of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, within the Logan City municipality. At the 2011 Australian Census the suburb recorded a population of 5,177.

History

The current suburb of Edens Landing is a recent settlement developed by Leighton Holdings. It was originally called Holmview Heights. There is a street named after the original developers, Leighton Drive. Edens Landing was established in 1984-5 when Henry Edens, a man involved in the timber industry, allowed Leighton Holdings to clear the land, this was the start of many business dealings that lead to Edens acquiring the land and beginning the residential settlement.

Demographics

In the 2011 census, Edens Landing recorded a population of 5,177 people, 50.8% female and 49.2% male. The median age of the Edens Landing population was 31 years, 6 years below the national median of 37. 70.5% of people living in Edens Landing were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 8.7%, England 4.5%, Scotland 0.9%, Philippines 0.7%, Afghanistan 0.5%. 86.6% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.8% Samoan, 0.6% Spanish, 0.4% Polish, 0.3% German, 0.3% Japanese.

Transportation

Edens Landing is serviced by the Logan City bus company with bus 562 making stops along the main street of Castile Crescent. This bus service connects at the Loganholme bus station and interchange (located adjacent to the Logan Hyperdome shopping centre) with a variety of bus services to the Brisbane CBD. Edens Landing also has a train station that is part of the Beenleigh railway line.

Religion

Currently Edens Landing has only one religious service, a Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Coordinates: 27°42′17″S 153°10′8″E / 27.70472°S 153.16889°E / -27.70472; 153.16889


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