Virginia is a suburb in the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.


Vincent is located 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) north of the Brisbane central business district. It is primarily a residential suburb with many timber and tin Queenslander style housing.


At the 2011 census Virginia had a population of 2,061 people.[1]


In the 2011 census, Virginia recorded a population of 2,061 people; 49.8% female and 50.2% male.[1]

The median age of the Virginia population was 34 years, 3 years below the Australian median. Children aged under 15 years made up 18.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.6% of the population.[1]

74.6% of people living in Virginia were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were New Zealand 4%, England 2.5%, India 1.6%, China 1.4%, Papua New Guinea 0.7%.[1]

83.7% of people spoke only English at home; the next most popular languages were 1.3% Mandarin, 1% Punjabi, 0.7% Japanese, 0.5% Filipino, 0.5% Spanish.[1]


Virginia railway station and Bindha railway station provides access to regular Queensland Rail City network services to Brisbane and Caboolture.

In the 2011 census, 17.4% of employed people travelled to work on public transport and 60.3% by car (either as driver or as passenger).[1]

One of Brisbane Transport's bus depots is based in Virginia.


Despite its name, the Virginia Golf Club is located at Elliott Road, Banyo, an adjacent suburb.[4]

Heritage listings

Heritage-listed sites in Virginia include:


  1. ^ a b c d e f g Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Virginia (QLD, State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 July 2013. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Deagon Ward". Brisbane City Council. Brisbane City Council. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  3. ^ "Northgate Ward". Brisbane City Council. Brisbane City Council. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  4. ^ "Virginia Golf Club". Virginia Golf Club. Archived from the original on 14 April 2014. Retrieved 28 April 2014.
  5. ^ "Virginia State School (entry 602860)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 29 January 2018.

External links

Coordinates: 27°22′34″S 153°03′54″E / 27.376°S 153.065°E / -27.376; 153.065 (Virginia)