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King Arthur Terrace, 2014
|Population||859 (2011 census)|
|Location||7 km (4 mi) from Brisbane GPO|
|LGA(s)||City of Brisbane
|State electorate(s)||Electoral district of Indooroopilly|
The Queensland Tennis Centre is located in Tennyson. It is built on the site of the demolished Tennyson Power Station.
In the 2011 census the population of Tennyson was 859, 51% female and 49% male. The median age of the Tennyson population was 41 years, four years above the Australian median. 70.8% of people living in Tennyson were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%. The other top responses for country of birth were England 4.1%, New Zealand 2.4%, Philippines 1.3%, Germany 1.2%, United States of America 1%. 83.6% of people spoke only English at home; the next most popular languages were 1.2% Vietnamese, 0.9% Spanish, 0.8% Invented Languages, 0.8% Korean, 0.6% Filipino.
Services to the Tennyson railway station were suspended in 2011, with no future plans of reopening the station for use yet. Bus services run through the suburb as a replacement to the railway.
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