Gumdale is an outer suburb of Brisbane, Australia. It is 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) east of the CBD. The average property size in Gumdale is approximately between 5,000 m2 – 10,000 m2 making Gumdale consist mostly of acreages. However, access to Brisbane city is only 15 to 20 minutes away by car. Gumdale has several new development sites consisting of less than 5% of housing, the other 95% are acreages. It is Brisbane’s nearest acreage suburb to the CBD.
Gumdale State School opened on the 26 August 1935.
In the 2011 census, Gumdale recorded a population of 950 people, 48.5% female and 51.5% male. The median age of the Gumdale population was 39 years of age, 2 years above the Australian median. 82.7% of people living in Gumdale were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were New Zealand 3.4%, England 3%, United States of America 0.9%, South Africa 0.6%, Ireland 0.6%. 92% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1.6% Cantonese, 0.9% Italian, 0.9% Greek, 0.3% Hindi, 0.3% Czech.
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- “Chandler Ward”. Brisbane City Council. Brisbane City Council. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
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