About Us

Area Profiles

Established 1859

Population – approximately 180,000

Area – 1,090 square kilometres

Location – 40 kilometres and 45 minutes west of Brisbane

Parks – 500 totalling 24,000 hectares with a further 8,000 hectares of council land or controlled conservation areas and a total of 5,000 hectares of open space for your enjoyment.

Climate – The climate is sub-tropical, allowing outdoor leisure all year round. Summer in Ipswich is between December and February and maximum daily temperatues average between 31 and 32.1°C with overnight minimums averaging between 18.8 and 19.9°C. Summer days are very warm, averaging around 32.1 °C in the hottest months. Winter is between June and August and maximum daily temperatues average between 21.2 and 22.9°C with overnight minimums averaging between 6.9 and 8.1°C. Winter days in Ipswich are moderate but can be moderately cool if windy, dropping to around 21.2 °C.

Rainfall – Rainfall is concentrated in the warmer months, and between May and September cooler dry weather prevails

BASIN POCKET

The size of Basin Pocket is approximately 1km². It has 1 park covering nearly 2% of the total area.

The population of Basin Pocket in 2006 was 927 people. By 2011 the population was 860 showing a changing population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Basin Pocket is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 66.6% of the homes in Basin Pocket were owner-occupied compared with 62% in 2011.

BLACKSTONE

The size of Blackstone is approximately 7km². It has 1 park covering nearly 1% of the total area.

The population in 2006 was 836 people. By 2011 the population was 1020 showing a changing population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Blackstone is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 74.4% of the homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 71% in 2011.

BOOVAL

The size of Booval is approximately 2km². It has 1 park covering nearly 3% of total area.

The population in 2006 was 2541 people. By 2011 the population was 2688 showing a changing population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group group in Booval is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 51.5% of the homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 48% in 2011.

BRASSALL

The size of Brassall is approximately 8km. It has 7 parks covering covering nearly 3% of total area.

The population in 2006 was 7314 people. By 2011 the population was 9237 showing a changing population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Brassall is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 66.1% of the homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 55.1% in 2011.

BUNDAMBA

The size of Bundamba is approximately 11km². It has 4 parks covering nearly 4% of total area.

The population in 2006 was 5163 people. By 2011 the population was 5403 showing a stable population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Bundamba is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 66.8% of the homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 62.7% in 2011.

CHURCHILL

The size of Churchill is approximately 2km². It has 1 park covering nearly 2% of total area.

The population in 2006 was 1778 people. By 2011 the population was 1783 showing a stable population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Churchill is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 60.1% of the homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 57.6% in 2011.

CHUWAR

The size of Chuwar is approximately 9 km². It has 5 parks covering nearly 3% of total area.

The population in 2006 was 1569 people. By 2011 the population was 1874 showing a changing population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Chuwar is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 90.8% of the homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 80.2% in 2011.

COLLINGWOOD PARK

The size of Collingwood Park is approximately 7 km². It has 8 parks covering nearly 5% of total area.

The population in 206 was 5298 people. By 2011 the population was 6618 showing a changing population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Collingwood Park is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 67.3% of the homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 58.9% in 2011.

DEEBING HEIGHTS

The size of Deebing Heights is approximately 12 km².

The population in 2006 was 1159 people. By 2011 the population was 1142 showing a stable population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Deebing Heights is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 77.2% of the homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 85.5% in 2011.

DINMORE

The size of Dinmore is approximately 1 km². It has 1 park covering nearly 1% of the total area.

The population in 206 was 840 people. By 2011 the population was 909 showing a changing population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Dinmore is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 51.7% of the homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 52.8% in 2011.

EASTERN HEIGHTS

The size of Eastern Heights is approximately 2 km². It has 1 park covering nearly 4% of total area.

The population in 2006 was 3969 people. By 2011 the population was 3733 showing a changing population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Eastern Heights is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 71.4% of the homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 67.5% in 2011.

EAST IPSWICH

The size of East Ipswich is approximately 2 km². It has 2 parks covering nearly 6% of total area.

The population in 2006 was 2416 people. By 2011 the population was 2198 showing a changing population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in East Ipswich is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 61.6% of the homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 61.3% in 2011.

EBBW VALE

The size of Ebbw Vale is approximately 1 km². It has 2 parks covering nearly 4% of total area.

The population in 2006 was 502 poeple. By 2011 the population was 526 showing a stable population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Ebbw Vale is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 73.2% of the homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 66.5% in 2011.

FLINDERS VIEW

The size of Flinders View is approximately 5 km². It has 2 parks covering nearly 3 % of total area.

The population in 2006 was 5521 people. By 2011 the population was 5858 showing a changing population in the area during that time.

The predominant group in Flinders View is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 77.8% of the homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 68.4% in 2011.

IPSWICH

The size of Ipswich is approximately 4 km². It has 9 parks covering nearly 34% of the total area.

The population of Ipswich in 2006 was 2328 people. By 2011 the population was 2545 showing a stable population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Ipswich is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 44.7% of the homes in Ipswich were owner-occupied compared with 40.5% in 2011.

IRONBARK

The size of Ironbark is approximately 15 km².

The population in 2006 was 824 people. By 2011 the population was 845 showing a stable population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Ironbark is 25-34 years.

In 2006, 86.4% of the homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 85.9% in 2011.

KARALEE

The size of Karalee is approximately 16 km². It has 7 parks covering nearly 1% of total area.

The population in 206 was 3170 people. By 2011 the population was 3682 showing a changing population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Karalee is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 91.4% of the homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 90.9% in 2011.

KARANA DOWNS

The size of Karana Downs is approximately 8 km². It has 11 parks covering nearly 15% of total area.

The population in 2006 was 3839 people. By 2011 the population was 3830 showing a stable population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Karana Downs is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 84.9% of the homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 81.5% in 2011.

KARRABIN

The size of Karrabin is approximately 11 km².

The population in 2006 was1026 people. By 2011 the population was 473 showing a changing population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Karrabin is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 77.7% of the homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 74.4 in 2011.

KHOLO

The size of Kholo is approximately 39 km².

The population in 2006 was 612 people. By 2011 the population was 396 showing a changing population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Kholo is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 84.6% of the homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 91.7% in 2011.

LEICHHARDT

The size of Leichhardt is approximately 3 km². It has 6 parks covering nearly 25% of total area.

The population in 2006 was 3079 people. By 2011 the population was 3391 showing a changing population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Leichhardt is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 50.1% of the homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 44.6% in 2011.

MOORES POCKET

The size of Moores Pocket is approximately 1 km².

The population in 2006 was 471 people. By 2011 the population was 745 showing a changing population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Moores Pocket is 65-74 years.

In 2006, 73.8% of homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 70.1% in 2011.

MOUNT CROSBY

The size of Mount Crosby is approximately 15 km². It has 3 parks covering nearly 1% of total area.

The population in 2006 was 1257 people. By 2011 the population was 1726 showing a changing population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Mount Crosby is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 95% of the homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 90.7% in 2011.

MUIRLEA

The size of Muirlea is approximately 7 km². It has 2 parks covering nearly 2% of total area.

The population in 2006 was 1010 people. By 2011 the population was 283 showing a changing population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Muirlea is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 90.1% of the homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 76.8% in 2011.

NEWTOWN

The size of Newtown is approximately 1 km². It has 1 park covering nearly 1% of total area.

The population in 2006 was 1376 people. By 2011 the population was 1460 sowing a changing population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Newtown is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 65.3% of the homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 67% in 2011.

NORTH TIVOLI

The size of North Tivoli is approximately 2 km². It has 3 parks.

The population in 2001 was 102 people. By 2006 the population was 86 showing a changing population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in North Tivoli is 30-39 years.

In 2001, 47.2% of the homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 44.1% in 2006.

ONE MILE

The size of One Mile is approximately 2 km². It has 3 parks covering nearly 17% of total area.

The population in 2006 was 1839 people. By 2011 the population was 1998 showing a changing population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in One Mile is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 62.2% of the homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 53% in 2011.

PINE MOUNTAIN

The size of Pine Mountain is approximately 39 km². It has 4 parks.

The population in 2006 was 549 people. By 2011 the population was 1730 showing a changing population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Pine Mountain is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 90% of te homes in this area were owner occupied with 90.8% in 2011.

RACEVIEW

The size of Raceview is approximately 6 km². It has 3 parks covering nearly 2% of total area.

The population in 2006 was 6894 people. By 2011 the population was 8687 showing a changing population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Raceview is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 60.5% of the homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 51.4% in 2011.

RIVERVIEW

The size of Riverview is approximately 8 km². It has 7 parks.

The population in 2006 was 3322 people. By 2011 the population was 3247 showing a stable population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Riverview is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 45.4% of the homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 42.2% in 2011.

SADLIERS CROSSING

The size of Sadliers Crossing is approximately 1 km². It has 2 parks covering nearly 3% of total area.

The population in 2006 was 1147 people. By 2011 the population was 1071 showing a changing population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Sadliers Crossing is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 72.5% of the homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 68.2% in 2011.

SILKSTONE

The size of Silkstone is approximately 2 km². It has 2 parks covering nearl 2% of total area.

The population in 2006 was 3056 people. By 2011 the population was 3472 showing a changing population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Silkstone is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 62.8% of the homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 63.6% in 2011.

TIVOLI

The size of Tivoli is approximately 5 km². It has 5 parks covering nearly 3% of total area.

The population in 2006 was 1945 people. By 2011 the population was 1400 showing a changing population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Tivoli is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 76.3% of the homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 70.2% in 2011.

WALLOON

The size of Walloon is approximately 18 km².

The population in 2006 was 1437 people. By 2011 the population was 1554 showing a changing population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Walloon is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 81.9% of the homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 86.5% in 2011.

WOODEND

The size of Woodend is approximately 1 km². It has 4 parks covering nearly 15% of total area.

The population in 2006 was 1375 people.  By 2011 the population was 1530 showing a changing population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Woodend is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 72.6% of the homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 61.6% in 2011.

WULKURAKA

The size of Wulkuraka is approximately 4 km². It has 3 parks covering nearly 3% of total area.

The population in 2006 was 655 people.  By 2011 the population was 850 showing a changing population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Wulkuraka is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 60.4% of the homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 48.4% in 2011.

WILLOWBANK

The size of Willowbank is approximately 21 km².

The population in 2006 was 1030 people.  By 2011 the population was 1255 showing a changing population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Willowbank is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 60.1% of the homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 65.6% in 2011.

YAMANTO

The size of Yamanto is approximately 8 km². It has 2 parks.

The population in 2006 was 3097 people.  By 2011 the population was 4143 showing a changing population in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Yamanto is 0-14 years.

In 2006, 77.6% of the homes in this area were owner-occupied compared with 72.6% in 2011.