Murrumba Downs, Queensland facts for kids
Black Duck Creek, 2016
|Population||9,393 (2011 census)|
|LGA(s)||Moreton Bay Region|
It is bounded by Fresh Water Creek to the north, the North Pine River to the south and Bruce Highway to the east.
Murrumba Downs is on land that was part of the Murrumba property, bought by Thomas Petrie about 1858 and farmed by his family for almost 100 years. The name Murrumba was derived from the local Aboriginal dialect and means Good place.
In the 2011 census, Murrumba Downs recorded a population of 9,393 people: 51.4% female and 48.6% male. The median age of the Murrumba Downs population was 35 years, 2 years below the national median of 37. 76.2% of people living in Murrumba Downs were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 5.6%, England 4.9%, South Africa 1.1%, Scotland 0.7%, Philippines 0.6%. 89.6% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.9% Hindi, 0.4% Afrikaans, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% Tagalog.
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