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Logan Central
Logan CityQueensland
Wembly Road Logan Central 2.jpg
Wembly Road, 2014
Population 6,172 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 4114
Location 23 km (14 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) Logan City
State electorate(s) Woodridge
Federal Division(s) Rankin
Suburbs around Logan Central:
Karawatha Woodridge Woodridge
Berrinba Logan Central Slacks Creek
Berrinba Kingston Kingston

Logan Central is a mixed-use suburb of Logan City, Queensland, Australia. At the 2011 Australian Census the suburb recorded a population of 6,172.

Once forming part of Woodridge, Logan Central is the official central business district of Logan City and is a major activity centre, with many shops and local businesses operating in the area, mostly along the Wembley Road corridor. Major retailers include Coles, Woolworths and K-mart.

Woodridge railway station is located in Logan Central. It is also well-serviced by a number of bus routes. The suburb is also home to the Logan City Council offices, Logan Art Gallery, a public library, police station and the Logan Brothers Rugby League Football Club.

Most of the housing in the suburb is detached homes with around one quarter of residents living in a unit or apartment with more than half of the households renting.

Demographics

Logan City Council Offices
Logan City Council offices

In the 2011 census, Logan Central recorded a population of 6,172 people, 49.6% female and 50.4% male. The median age of the Logan Central population was 32 years, 5 years below the national median of 37. 50.3% of people living in Logan Central were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 9.6%, Burma 3.2%, England 2.5%, Samoa 2.5%, Philippines 1.5%. 59.7% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 5.4% Samoan, 1.6% Karen, 1.3% Kirundi (Rundi), 1.3% Burmese, 1.3% Arabic.

Coordinates: 27°38′32″S 153°06′25″E / 27.64222°S 153.10694°E / -27.64222; 153.10694

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