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Stafford Heights
Population 6,780 (2011 census)
 • Density 2,340/km2 (6,100/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4053
Area 2.9 km2 (1.1 sq mi)
Location 10 km (6 mi) from Brisbane
LGA(s) City of Brisbane
(Marchant Ward; McDowall Ward)
State electorate(s) Stafford
Federal Division(s) Brisbane, Lilley, Petrie
Suburbs around Stafford Heights:
McDowall Chermside West Chermside West
Everton Park Stafford Heights Chermside
Everton Park Stafford Kedron

Stafford Heights is a suburb of Brisbane, Australia. It is 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) north of the Brisbane central business district and is named after its neighbour Stafford.


In the 2011 census, the population of Stafford Heights was 6,780, 51.8% female and 48.2% male.

The median age of the Stafford Heights population was 38 years, 1 year above the Australian median.

76.9% of people living in Stafford Heights were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were New Zealand 3.8%, England 2.6%, Italy 1.7%, Philippines 1%, India 0.5%.

84.7% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 2.9% Italian, 0.5% Greek, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.4% Cantonese, 0.4% Arabic.

Coordinates: 27°23′46″S 153°00′40″E / 27.396°S 153.011°E / -27.396; 153.011

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