Mansfield, located 11 kilometres from Brisbane, is a beautiful and leafy suburb that is ideal for young families looking for a peaceful and safe place to live in. Officially established in 1967, Mansfield is now one of Brisbane’s fast-growing suburbs when it comes to its socio-economic status. And this is mainly due to the increase of demand for properties located close to the central business district, which includes luxury houses and prestigious residential properties.
The surrounding suburbs, such as Wishart, Carindale and Mount Gravatt, make Mansfield an accessible area to shopping centres, schools and other facilities.
Leisure and Shopping
Families can enjoy picnics at several parks in the suburb – Tillack Park, Yandina Picnic Ground Park, Grevillea Park – where children can also have fun in the playground. The Broadwater Park, which is the largest in Mansfield, is situated just next to the Bulimba Creek, providing great views for park-goers.
With the number of bushland reserves and parks, outdoor lovers will definitely enjoy living in this leafy and quiet neighbourhood.
According to the economic statistics of Mansfield, there are over 1000 businesses in the suburb. This includes a wide array of local shops, supermarkets and specialty stores, as well as restaurants offering a variety of cuisines and dining options.
For your shopping needs, Mansfield is a few minutes away from some of the most popular shopping centres in the area, namely Metropol Shopping Centre, Westfield Carindale and Mt Gravatt Plaza.
- Population: 8,473 (2011 Census)
- Median age: 38 years old
- Average household size: 2.3
Top 5 Resident Lifestyles in Mansfield
- Older couples and families
- Established couples with children
- Maturing couples with children
- Elderly couples
- Independent youth
Top 5 Occupations of Residents
- Clerical and administrative workers
- Technicians and trades workers
- Sales workers
- Mansfield State Primary School
- Mansfield State High School
- Christian Outreach College
- Brisbane Adventist College
Mansfield’s location make it easy for many residents to travel using private vehicles. For public commuters, bus services have routes taking residents directly to the central business district and the Westfield Garden City Shopping Centre.