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Fitzgibbon
BrisbaneQueensland
Population 3,288 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 4018
Location 16 km (10 mi) from Brisbane CBD
LGA(s) City of Brisbane
(Bracken Ridge Ward)
State electorate(s) Sandgate
Federal Division(s) Petrie
Suburbs around Fitzgibbon:
Bald Hills Bracken Ridge Bracken Ridge
Carseldine Fitzgibbon Taigum
Carseldine Zillmere Taigum

Fitzgibbon is a suburb north of the Brisbane central business district in Queensland, Australia. The suburb is one of the smallest suburbs in Brisbane and was named after Abram Fitzgibbon, who was chief engineer of railways in Queensland in the 1860s. The suburb is roughly triangular in shape, and is bounded by the North Coast railway, Cabbage Tree Creek, and Telegraph Road. It is a rather new residential area, having been mostly subdivided in the 1980s and 1990s.

Demographics

In the 2011 census, Fitzgibbon recorded a population of 3,288 people, 53.7% female and 46.3% male.

The median age of the Fitzgibbon population was 35 years of age, 2 years below the Australian median.

62.3% of people living in Fitzgibbon were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were New Zealand 5.5%, India 4.2%, England 3.6%, Philippines 3.4%, China 2.1%.

73.7% of people spoke only English at home; the next most popular languages were 2.8% Cantonese, 1.8% Tagalog, 1.6% Hindi, 1.5% Mandarin, 1.4% Samoan.

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