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Lower Beechmont
Queensland
Population 1,046 (2016 census)
 • Density 63.39/km2 (164.2/sq mi)
Established Gazetted on 27 November 2009
Postcode(s) 4211
Elevation 435 m (1,427 ft)
Area 16.5 km2 (6.4 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location
LGA(s) City of Gold Coast
State electorate(s) Mudgeeraba
Federal Division(s) Wright
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
36.8 °C
98 °F
5.8 °C
42 °F
1,637 mm
64.4 in
Localities around Lower Beechmont:
Witheren Clagiraba Advancetown
Witheren Lower Beechmont Advancetown
Beechmont Beechmont Advancetown

Lower Beechmont is a locality in the City of Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. It is situated in the Gold Coast hinterland. In the 2016 census, Lower Beechmont had a population of 1,046 people.

History

Beechmont Lower State School opened in 1967.

Demographics

In the 2016 census, Lower Beechmont recorded a population of 1,046 people, 49.9% female and 50.1% male.

The median age of the Lower Beechmont population was 42 years, 4 years above the national median of 38. Children aged 0 – 14 years made up 17.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.9% of the population.

69% of people living in Lower Beechmont were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 8.2%, New Zealand 6.4%, South Africa 1.4%, Scotland 1.1% and Germany 1.1%.

91% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were German 1.5%, Afrikaans 0.3%, Italian 0.3%, Slovak 0.3% and Japanese 0.3%.

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