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Waterford West
Logan CityQueensland
Tygum Lagoon Waterford West.jpg
Tygum Lagoon, 2013
Waterford West is located in Queensland
Waterford West
Waterford West
Coordinates 27°41′29″S 153°07′41″E / 27.6913°S 153.1280°E / -27.6913; 153.1280 (Waterford West (centre of suburb))Coordinates: 27°41′29″S 153°07′41″E / 27.6913°S 153.1280°E / -27.6913; 153.1280 (Waterford West (centre of suburb))
Population 6,431 (2016 census (suburb))
 • Density 1,213/km2 (3,140/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4133
Area 5.3 km2 (2.0 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location
LGA(s) Logan City
State electorate(s) Waterford
Federal Division(s) Forde
Suburbs around Waterford West:
Marsden Loganlea Loganlea
Crestmead Waterford West Bethania
Logan Reserve Logan Reserve Waterford

Waterford West is a suburb in the City of Logan, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Waterford West had a population of 6,431 people.

Demographics

In the 2011 census, Waterford West recorded a population of 6,160 people, 51.2% female and 48.8% male. The median age of the Waterford West population was 33 years, 4 years below the national median of 37. 66.8% of people living in Waterford West were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 8.7%, England 4.9%, Philippines 0.9%, Samoa 0.8%, Fiji 0.7%. 81.5% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 2% Samoan, 1.3% Khmer, 0.8% Romanian, 0.6% Hindi, 0.5% Tagalog.

Education

Waterford West State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at John Street (27°41′28″S 153°07′53″E / 27.6912°S 153.1315°E / -27.6912; 153.1315 (Waterford West State School)). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 674 students with 52 teachers (49 full-time equivalent) and 32 non-teaching staff (21 full-time equivalent). It includes a special education program.

Marsden State High School is a government secondary (7-12) school for boys and girls at 106-130 Muchow Road (27°41′05″S 153°06′41″E / 27.6847°S 153.1114°E / -27.6847; 153.1114 (Marsden State High School)). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 2199 students with 161 teachers (154 full-time equivalent) and 94 non-teaching staff (71 full-time equivalent). It includes a special education program.

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