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Park Ridge South
Qld
Solandra Road at Park Ridge South, Queensland.jpg
Solandra Road, 2016
Population: 1778
Postcode: 4125
Location: 30 km (19 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA: Logan City
State District: Logan
Federal Division:
Suburbs around Park Ridge South:
Greenbank Park Ridge Park Ridge
Greenbank Park Ridge South Chambers Flat
Greenbank Munruben Chambers Flat

Park Ridge South is a locality of Logan City, Queensland, Australia. n the 2011 census, Park Ridge South recorded a population of 1,778.

Geography

The suburb is bisected by the Mount Lindesay Highway. Once a rural community, it is developing into a low density residential suburb.

History

Park Ridge South was officially gazetted as a suburb in 1991. It was previously part of the Beaudesert Shire local government area. Rosia Road and Stoney Camp Road at Park Ridge South formed part of the boundary between the local government areas of Beaudesert Shire and Logan City. The 2008 Queensland Local Government amalgamations saw former suburbs of Beaudesert Shire including Park Ridge South becoming part of Logan City.

Demographics

In the 2011 census, Park Ridge South recorded a population of 1,778 people, 49% female and 51% male. The median age of the Park Ridge South population was 40 years, 3 years above the national median of 37. 73.8% of people living in Park Ridge South were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 6.2%, New Zealand 4.6%, Taiwan 1%, China 0.8%, Croatia 0.7%. 84.2% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1.7% Khmer, 1.5% Mandarin, 1.1% Hmong, 1% Croatian, 0.7% Italian.

Coordinates: 27°44′S 153°02′E / 27.733°S 153.033°E / -27.733; 153.033


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