Ferny Hills, Queensland facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsFerny Hills
Moreton Bay, Queensland
Ferny Way, Ferny Hills
|Population||8,739 (2016 census)|
|• Density||857/km2 (2,220/sq mi)|
|Area||10.2 km2 (3.9 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
|LGA(s)||Moreton Bay Region|
|State electorate(s)||Ferny Grove|
In the 2011 census, Ferny Hills recorded a population of 8,721 people, 50.1% female and 49.9% male.
The median age of the Ferny Hills population was 36 years, 1 year below the national median of 37.
82.6% of people living in Ferny Hills were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 4.4%, New Zealand 3.6%, South Africa 0.8%, Scotland 0.6%, India 0.4%.
94.3% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.5% Italian, 0.3% German, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Mandarin.
Ferny Hills State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at Illuta Avenue (special education program.). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 343 students with 31 teachers (25 full-time equivalent) and 23 non-teaching staff (14 full-time equivalent). It includes a
Patricks Road State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at Patricks Road (). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 789 students with 56 teachers (49 full-time equivalent) and 28 non-teaching staff (19 full-time equivalent). It includes a special education program.
There is no secondary school in Ferny Hill. The nearest government secondary school is Ferny Grove State High School in neighbouring Ferny Grove to the south.
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