Prince Henry Heights, Queensland facts for kids
|Prince Henry Heights
|Population||512 (2006 census)|
|• Density||134.7/km2 (349/sq mi)|
|Area||3.8 km2 (1.5 sq mi)|
|Location||5 km (3 mi) E of Toowoomba|
|State electorate(s)||Toowoomba North|
Prince Henry Heights is a suburb of Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, located 5 kilometres (3 mi) east of the city centre. It was named for Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, who served as Governor-General of Australia from 1945 until 1947; the suburb's boundary road had been known as Prince Henry Drive well before 1945.
The suburb consists of a small residential area surrounded by Jubilee Park and Redwood Park, two large bushland reserves along Toowoomba's eastern edge.
Prince Henry Heights is among the most socio-economically advantaged suburbs of Toowoomba; at the 2006 census, residents had a median individual income of $736, compared with $448 for the Toowoomba statistical district, and a median family income of $1,856 compared to $1,116. The suburb had a SEIFA score of 1139, placing it ahead of all other suburbs except Blue Mountain Heights and Redwood.
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