Edens Landing, Queensland facts for kids
Logan City, Queensland
Homes along an elevated ridge with other Logan City suburbs in the background, 2014
|Location:||33 km (21 mi) south of Brisbane CBD|
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.
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.
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.
Currently Edens Landing has only one religious service, a Seventh-day Adventist Church.
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