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Kelvin Grove

Kelvin Grove

Kelvin Grove is an inner northern suburb of Brisbane, Queensland, approximately 3 kilometers from the CBD. The size of Kelvin Grove is approximately 1.7 square kilometers. It has 5 parks covering nearly 5.8% of total area. This hilly suburb takes its name from Kelvingrove Park in Glasgow, Scotland. It is primarily residential with tree-lined streets and some commercial and light industrial activities along its main thoroughfare, Kelvin Grove Road.

The population of Kelvin Grove in 2011 was 6,017 people. By 2016 the population was 7,913 showing a population growth of 31.5% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Kelvin Grove is 20-29 years. Households in Kelvin Grove are primarily childless couples and are likely to be repaying $1800 - $2399 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Kelvin Grove work in a professional occupation. In common with many inner suburbs of Brisbane, the suburb has a mixture of traditional "Queenslander" homes, some post-war worker's cottages and more modern apartment blocks.

In 2011, 37.6% of the homes in Kelvin Grove were owner-occupied compared with 32.1% in 2016. Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $806,500.


Amenities: La Boite Theatre Company, Queensland's second largest theatre company, operates from the Roundhouse Theatre on the Kelvin Grove campus of the Queensland University of Technology.


Education: Schools in the suburbs are Kelvin Grove State College, Queensland Academy for Creative Industries and Kelvin Grove Campus of the Queensland University of Technology.


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


Postal Code: 4059


Source: Corelogic, Wikipedia