kids encyclopedia robot

Underwood, Queensland facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Logan CityQueensland
Logan Road Underwood.jpg
Logan Road, 2014
Underwood is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Population 6,341 (2016 census (suburb))
 • Density 1,510/km2 (3,900/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4119
Area 4.2 km2 (1.6 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Logan City
State electorate(s) Waterford
Federal Division(s) Rankin
Suburbs around Underwood:
Eight Mile Plains Rochedale Rochedale South
Kuraby Underwood Springwood
Woodridge Woodridge Slacks Creek

Underwood is a suburb in the City of Logan, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Underwood had a population of 6,341 people.


In the 2016 census, Underwood recorded a population of 6,341 people (an increase of 1,013 on the 2011 census which recorded 5,328 people). Of these, 50.5% were female and 49.5% were male. The median age of the Underwood population was 33 years, 5 years below the national median of 38. 51.2% of people living in Underwood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were China 4.7%, India 4.5%, New Zealand 4.3%, Korea, Republic of (South) 3%, Taiwan 2.4%. 54.3% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 8.1% Mandarin, 3.7% Korean, 3.7% Cantonese, 3.5% Punjabi, 2.3% Arabic.


There are no schools in Underwood. The nearest primary schools are Eight Mile Plains State School in neighbouring Eight Mile Plains to the north-west, Springwood Road State School in neighbouring Rochedale South to the north-east, and Kuraby State School in neighbouring Kuraby to the west. The nearest secondary schools are Rochedale State High School in neighbouring Rochedale to the north, Springwood State High School in neighbouring Springwood to the east, and Runcorn State High School in Runcorn to the west.


Underwood is accessible by road from the Pacific Motorway (M1). Public transport is available via the Springwood Bus Station along the South East Busway. The nearest train stations are the Kuraby Railway Station in the adjacent suburb of Kuraby, and Trinder Park Railway Station in the adjacent suburb of Woodridge.

kids search engine
Underwood, Queensland Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.