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Dam at Karrabin Queensland.jpg
Dam along Redhill Road, 2015
Population 474 (2011)
Postcode(s) 4306
LGA(s) City of Ipswich
State electorate(s) Electoral district of Ipswich West
Federal Division(s) Blair
Suburbs around Karrabin:
Ironbark Pine Mountain Blacksoil
Walloon Karrabin Brassall
Amberley Amberley Wulkaraka

Karrabin is a suburb of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia. At the 2011 Australian Census the suburb recorded a population of 474. The northern boundary is marked by the Warrego Highway.

The origin of the suburb name is from the Bundjalung Aboriginal language meaning red gum.


In the 2011 Census the population of Karrabin is 474, 48.5% female and 51.5% male. The median/average age of the Karrabin population is 39 years of age, 2 years above the Australian average. 86.9% of people living in Karrabin were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 2.7%, England 2.1%, Germany 0.6%, Fiji 0.6%, Jamaica 0.6%. 96% of people speak English as their first language 0.6% French, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.6% Greek.


Karrabin Railway Station provides Queensland Rail City network services to Rosewood, Ipswich and Brisbane via Ipswich.

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