Ashgrove is an inner suburb in the City of Brisbane. It is located approximately 4 kilometers north-west of the Brisbane CBD. The size of Ashgrove is approximately 5.9 square kilometers. It has 22 parks covering nearly 12.4% of total area. The population in 2011 was 12,916 people. By 2016 the population was 13,045 showing a population growth of 1.0% in the area during that time. Ashgrove is an upmarket, leafy residential suburb characterized by its hilly terrain and characteristic Ashgrovian houses built in the early 20th century. While many of the surrounding suburbs have seen an increase in the number of residential apartments built in the past decade, Ashgrove remains predominantly a suburb of detached single dwelling houses, with many old Queenslander homes in the area.
The predominant age group in Ashgrove is 40-49 years. Households in Ashgrove are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying over $4000 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Ashgrove work in a professional occupation. In 2011, 69.4% of the homes in Ashgrove were owner-occupied compared with 69% in 2016. Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $980,000.
Transport: Ashgrove is serviced by multiple council buses running along Stewart and Waterworks Roads into the central business district. It is also a stop on the route of the cross-town Great Circle Line (598/599) which links the four major shopping malls of Brisbane. It also hosts the northern terminus of the route 61 Maroon City Glider which provides a cross town function linking Ashgrove with Paddington boutiques and cafes, Suncorp stadium, Caxton Street food and pub precinct, King George Square in the City Centre, Southbank Parklands and cultural district, 'The Gabba', Woolloongabba dining and antique district.
Ashgrove contains two major bike shared paths via Ithaca and Enoggera Creeks which provide a pleasant, mostly flat, off-road and backstreets commuter route to the Royal Brisbane hospital and onwards to the City Centre via the inner northern bikeway. Much of the route winds through pleasant treed parklands.
Local amenities: Ashgrove contains the neighborhood of Ithaca, which is the home of the Broncos football club. The suburb contains a variety of multicultural restaurants (Thai, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Modern Australian), numerous cafes, various shopping amenities (including Coles, Aldi and Woolworths supermarkets).
Postal Code: 4060
Source: Corelogic, Wikipedia