Rochedale South

Rochedale South is a northern suburb within the Logan City, 19 km south of the Brisbane CBD. It is bounded by the suburbs of Rochedale, Eight Mile Plains, Priestdale, Springwood and Underwood.

The area was separated from the larger Rochedale suburb in 1979.

Rochedale South offers a friendly neighbourhood vibe where it wouldn’t be weird for locals to greet strangers on the street. There are many parks to take your children to play or to walk your dog, and scenic pathways to hike through parks and bushland.

Its close proximity to all types of amenities and facilities and affordability make this suburb an attraction option for first-time homebuyers. The houses in the area also tend to be bigger.

Leisure and Shopping

You can enjoy a great shopping experience at The Strathlands Shopping Centre, which opened in 1970.

There are lots of leisure activities to enjoy in Rochedale South. There are parks and playgrounds, including Jules Park, Woodlands Drive Park, Wendron Street Park, Baroona Park, Ranic Street Park, Karoonda Park, Bill Kohlman Park, Belmore Park, Passerine Park and Rochedale South Environmental Reserve.

There are skating facilities at Karoonda Park, and bikeways at Passerine Park and Belmore Park.

Demographics

  • Population: 14,996 (2011 Census)
  • Median age: 35 years old
  • Average household size: 2.6

Top 5 Resident Lifestyles in Rochedale South

  • Older couples and families
  • Established couples with children
  • Maturing couples with children
  • Older independence
  • Maturing and established independence

Top 5 Occupations of Residents

  • Professionals
  • Clerical and administrative workers
  • Technicians and trades workers
  • Sales workers
  • Managers

Education

  • Rochedale South State School
  • Springwood Road State School

Transport

You will find the nearest bus terminals in the neighbouring suburbs of Springwood and Eight Mile Plains (via the South East Busway).

Kuraby railway station, 4 km west, is the nearest train station to Rochedale South.

Property Statistics

  • Homes fully owned – 29.5%
  • Being purchased through home loan mortgage – 45.1%
  • Rented – 22.9%
  • House median sale price – $393,000
  • Median rent per week – $330