Yeerongpilly, Queensland facts for kids
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|Population||1,934 (2016 census)|
|• Density||1,018/km2 (2,640/sq mi)|
|Area||1.9 km2 (0.7 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
|Location||8.5 km (5 mi) SW of Brisbane GPO|
|LGA(s)||City of Brisbane
Yeerongpilly is a southern suburb in the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Yeerongpilly had a population of 1,934 people.
In the 2016 Australian census, the population of Yeerongpilly was 1,934, 50.8% female and 49.2% male.
The median age of the Yeerongpilly population was 32 years.
The most common ancestries in Yeerongpilly were English 25.9%, Australian 21.0%, Irish 11.6%, Scottish 8.5% and German 4.0%.
In Yeerongpilly (State Suburbs), 70.2% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were New Zealand 3.6%, England 3.4%, India 1.9%, Vietnam 1.5% and China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1.3%.
In Yeerongpilly (State Suburbs), 78.1% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Vietnamese 2.1%, Mandarin 1.4%, Arabic 1.1%, Cantonese 1.0% and Spanish 0.9%.
The suburb doesn't directly front the Brisbane River, however a small section of the western boundary follows Oxley Creek. Parts of Yeerongpilly were affected by the 2010–2011 Queensland floods. Insurance claims for damage created by the flood were the second highest in the state, according to Suncorp Insurance.
Yeerongpilly railway station provides access to regular Queensland Rail City network services to Brisbane, Beenleigh and Ferny Grove.
The original proposal for the Cross River Rail project was to have its southern tunnel portal approximately at the Cardross St overbridge. The current proposal has relocated the southern tunnel portal to Dutton Park.
Yeerongpilly has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:
- 681 Fairfield Road: Animal Research Institute Buildings
The Brisbane Golf Club is a 36 hole, private golf club and includes facilities such as driving range and pro shop.
There are no schools in Yeerongpilly. The nearest primary school is Yeronga State School in Yeronga to the north. The nearest secondary school is Yeronga State High School in Yeronga.
- Ken Archer, an Australian cricketer was born in the suburb in 1928.
- Marty Mayberry, a double leg amputee Paralympic alpine skier born in 1986.
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