Sandstone Point, Queensland facts for kids
Moreton Bay, Queensland
|Population||3,895 (2011 census)|
|Location||52 km (32 mi) from Brisbane GPO|
|LGA(s)||Moreton Bay Region|
Sandstone Point is a suburb approximately 52 kilometres (32 mi) north of Brisbane within the Moreton Bay Region. It is located across the bridge from Bribie Island and has views of Moreton Bay and surroundings. The suburb is one of the fastest growing residential communities in the Moreton Bay Regional Council.
Originally known as Toorbul Point, the area was the site of an Allied amphibious training base during World War II.
In the 2011 census, Sandstone Point recorded a population of 3,895 people, 52.8% female and 47.2% male.
The median age of the Sandstone Point population was 51 years, 14 years above the national median of 37.
76.8% of people living in Sandstone Point were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 7.6%, New Zealand 4.2%, Scotland 1%, Germany 0.7%, Netherlands 0.6%.
94.2% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.4% Dutch, 0.3% Afrikaans, 0.3% German, 0.3% Spanish, 0.2% French.
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