Heathwood, Queensland facts for kids
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|Population||2,794 (2016 census)|
|• Density||559/km2 (1,450/sq mi)|
|Area||5.0 km2 (1.9 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
|Location||29.9 km (19 mi) SW of Brisbane GPO|
|LGA(s)||City of Brisbane
Heathwood is an outer south-western suburb in the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Heathwood had a population of 2,794 people.
In the 2011 census, Heathwood recorded a population of 1,820 people, 50.3% female and 49.7% male.
The median age of the Heathwood population was 32 years of age, 5 years below the Australian median.
54.2% of people living in Heathwood were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were New Zealand 7.6%, Vietnam 5.5%, England 4.7%, India 3.2%, South Africa 2.5%.
63.3% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 9.1% Vietnamese, 3.6% Hindi, 2.5% Mandarin, 1.1% Sinhalese, 1.1% Samoan.
There are no schools in Heathwood. The nearest primary school is Pallara State School in Pallara but on the boundary with Heathwood. The nearest secondary school is Forest Lake State High School in Forest Lake.
Heathwood is connected to Brisbane CBD by a number of routes e.g. Centenary Highway through Forest Lake, Ipswich Motorway through Oxley, Logan Motorway and by rail through Richlands.
Brisbane Transport operates two routes that serve stops in Heathwood:
- 118: to Brisbane City via Forest Lake and Logan Motorway
- 460: to Brisbane City via Forest Lake Shops, Richlands Station and Indooroopilly
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