Marsden, Queensland facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMarsden
Logan City, Queensland
Berrinba Wetlands, 2014
|Population||14,071 (2016 census)|
|Location||27 km (17 mi) from Brisbane GPO|
In the 2011 census, Marsden recorded a population of 11,278 people, 50.1% female and 49.9% male. The median age of the Marsden population was 27 years, 10 years below the national median of 37. 65.2% of people living in Marsden were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 10.8%, England 2.7%, Samoa 2.1%, Cambodia 1%, Fiji 1%. 76% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 4.3% Samoan, 1.8% Khmer, 1% Hindi, 0.6% Romanian, 0.5% Spanish.
Marsden is also home to Scrubby Creek, which passes along the northern extent of the suburb. Along the creek, from near Third Avenue, through to Marsden Park Shopping Centre area is a series of parks, bike paths and walkways.
The Marsden State School opened on 23 January 1978. The school is coeducational, caters from Prep-Year 6 and has 1014 enrolled students. Burrowes State School is located on Third Avenue, Marsden. The school opened on 27 January 1987.
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