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Sandgate Road, 2014
Virginia is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Population 2,209 (2016 census (suburb))
 • Density 736/km2 (1,910/sq mi)
Established 1880s
Postcode(s) 4014
Area 3.0 km2 (1.2 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location 13.9 km (9 mi) NNE of Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) City of Brisbane
(Deagon Ward; Northgate Ward)
State electorate(s) Nudgee
Federal Division(s) Lilley
Suburbs around Virginia:
Geebung Boondall Banyo
Geebung Virginia Banyo
Wavell Heights Nundah Northgate

Virginia is a suburb in the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Virginia had a population of 2,209 people.


In the 2016 census, Virginia median weekly household income was $2,550, which is higher than Queensland average of $1,222, and higher than Australian average of $1,203.

In the 2016 census, Virginia recorded a population of 2,209 people; 50.8% female and 49.2% male.

The median age of the Virginia population was 35 years, 3 years below the Australian median. Children aged under 15 years made up 20.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.3% of the population.

75.5% of people living in Virginia were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 66.7%; the next most common countries of birth were New Zealand 4.5%, England 2.9%, India 2.3%, Philippines 1.2%, Nepal 0.6%.

83.2% of people spoke only English at home; the next most popular languages were 1.3% Hindi, 1% Nepali, 1% Punjabi, 0.6% Dutch, 0.6% Mandarin.


Virginia is connected to Brisbane CBD, the Brisbane Airport, Redcliffe Peninsula, Shorncliffe and Brisbane in general. Two railway lines run through the suburb. Virginia railway station provides an express, limited stops Queensland Rail City network service to the CBD, Redcliffe Peninsula and Caboolture. Bindha railway station provides access to regular Queensland Rail City network services to Brisbane and Shorncliffe.

In the 2011 census, 17.4% of employed people travelled to work on public transport and 60.3% by car (either as driver or as passenger).

One of Brisbane Transport's bus depots is based in Virginia.


Virginia State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 1678 Sandgate Road (27°23′02″S 153°03′42″E / 27.3838°S 153.0617°E / -27.3838; 153.0617 (Virginia State School)). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 440 students with 33 teachers (27 full-time equivalent) and 19 non-teaching staff (12 full-time equivalent). It includes a special education program.

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