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Stafford Heights
BrisbaneQueensland
View of Brisbane city from Stafford Heights - panoramio.jpg
View of Brisbane city from Stafford Heights
Stafford Heights is located in Queensland
Stafford Heights
Stafford Heights
Location in Queensland
Population 6,833 (2016 census)
 • Density 2,440/km2 (6,300/sq mi)
Area 2.8 km2 (1.1 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location 10.2 km (6 mi) N of Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) City of Brisbane
(Marchant Ward; McDowall Ward)
State electorate(s)
  • Stafford
  • Everton
Federal Division(s) Lilley
Suburbs around Stafford Heights:
McDowall Chermside West Kedron
Everton Park Stafford Heights Kedron
Everton Park Stafford Stafford

Stafford Heights is a northern suburb in the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Stafford Heights had a population of 6,833 people.

Demographics

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.


Education

Stafford Heights State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 95 Redwood Street (27°24′07″S 153°00′14″E / 27.4019°S 153.0040°E / -27.4019; 153.0040 (Stafford Heights State School)). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 134 students with 14 teachers (10 full-time equivalent) and 14 non-teaching staff (8 full-time equivalent).

Somerset Hills State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls on the corner of Webster Road and Kitchener Road (27°23′52″S 153°01′08″E / 27.3979°S 153.0190°E / -27.3979; 153.0190 (Somerset Hills State School)). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 160 students with 16 teachers (12 full-time equivalent) and 13 non-teaching staff (9 full-time equivalent). It includes a special education program.

Queen of Apostles Catholic Primary School is a Catholic primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls. The school has two campuses. The lower campus (Prep-2) is at 46 Chuter Street in Stafford Heights (27°23′35″S 153°00′28″E / 27.3931°S 153.0079°E / -27.3931; 153.0079 (Queen of Apostles Primary School (lower campus))), while the upper campus (3-6) is at 10 Thuruna Street in neighbouring Stafford to the south. In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 486 students with 40 teachers (28 full-time equivalent) and 35 non-teaching staff (17 full-time equivalent).

There are no secondary schools in Stafford Heights. The nearest government secondary schools are Craigslea State High School in neighbouring Chermside West to the north, Everton Park State High School in neighbouring Everton Park to the south-west, and Wavell State High School in Wavell Heights to the east.

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