Cashmere is an outer suburb of the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] It is on the north-western outskirts of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Cashmere
Moreton BayQueensland
Population4,651 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s)4500
Location25.5 km (16 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA(s)Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s)Pine Rivers
Federal Division(s)Dickson
Suburbs around Cashmere:
Samsonvale Whiteside Joyner
Mount Samson Cashmere Warner
Clear Mountain Clear Mountain Eatons Hill

The origin of the suburb name is from an early property owner by the name of James Cash.[3]

Cashmere is located near the foothills of the D'Aguilar Range surrounded by dense forest. Cashmere is bounded to the north by Lake Samsonvale and is located west of Warner.

DemographicsEdit

In the 2011 census, Cashmere recorded a population of 4,651 people, 49.7% female and 50.3% male.

The median age of the Cashmere population was 35 years, 2 years below the national median of 37.

77.3% of people living in Cashmere were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 7.2%, New Zealand 3.6%, South Africa 3.1%, Scotland 0.7%, Germany 0.6%.

94.2% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1% Afrikaans, 0.4% German, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% Hindi, 0.2% French.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Cashmere (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 February 2014.  
  2. ^ "Cashmere (entry 45379)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 30 May 2014.
  3. ^ "Pine Rivers historical figures - James Cash". Moreton Bay Regional Council. Retrieved 8 March 2010.

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