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Logan CityQueensland
Parklands at Berrinba Wetlands Marsden.jpg
Berrinba Wetlands, 2014
Population 14,071 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 4132
Location 27 km (17 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) Logan City
State electorate(s) Woodridge
Federal Division(s) Rankin
Suburbs around Marsden:
Berrinba Kingston Kingston
Berrinba Marsden Waterford West
Crestmead Crestmead Waterford West

Marsden is a suburb of Logan City, Queensland, in Australia. At the 2016 census the suburb had a population of approximately 14,000.


Bikeway Marsden
East West Bikeway, 2014

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.

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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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