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Stony Creek
Queensland
Population 319 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 4514
Location 68 km (42 mi) N of Brisbane central business district
LGA(s) Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s) Pumicestone
Federal Division(s) Longman
Localities around Stony Creek:
Sandy Creek Bellthorpe Bellthorpe
Royston Stony Creek Woodford
Royston Neurem Woodford

Stony Creek (formerly Stoney Creek) is rural locality in the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia. It is located 68 kilometres (42 mi) north of Brisbane. In the 2011 census, Stony Creek had a population of 319 people.

History

The Durundur Provisional School opened on 5 July 1897. In 1909 it became a regular state school. It was renamed Kalangara State School in 1920. The school closed on 25 August 1963.

Demographics

In the 2011 census, Stony Creek recorded a population of 319 people, 44.8% female and 55.2% male.

The median age of the Stony Creek population was 45 years, 8 years above the national median of 37.

82.8% of people living in Stony Creek were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 3.4%, England 3.1%, Vanuatu 1.2%, Scotland 0.9%, Italy 0.9%.

90.7% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.9% Pacific Austronesian Languages, nec, 0.9% French, 0.9%.

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