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Auchenflower

Auchenflower

Auchenflower is an inner suburb of Brisbane. It is located 2.5 kilometers west of the Brisbane CBD bordering the Brisbane River. The area was formerly populated by rural estates, one of which was named 'Auchenflower' by Thomas McIlwraith circa 1880. The size of Auchenflower is approximately 1.5 square kilometers. It has 6 parks covering nearly 3.6% of total area. The population of Auchenflower in 2011 was 5,351 people. By 2016 the population was 5,877 showing a population growth of 9.8% in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Auchenflower is 20-29 years. Households in Auchenflower are primarily childless couples and are likely to be repaying $1800 - $2399 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Auchenflower work in a professional occupation. In 2011, 48.3% of the homes in Auchenflower were owner-occupied compared with 48.3% in 2016. Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $1,277,500.

 

Transport: Auchenflower station is the second station on the Ipswich line west of Roma Street railway station. It is served by most western suburb bus routes operated by Brisbane Transport and has two main roads through the suburb, Coronation Drive and Milton Road, both running from the Brisbane CBD towards the western suburbs. the Bicentennial Bikeway runs along the Brisbane River allowing access to the Brisbane CBD through to Toowong.

 

Education: To see the school catchment of the suburb please click here.

 

Postal Cod: 4066

 

Source: Corelogic, Wikipedia