Albany Creek, about 14km North / North West from Brisbane's CBD in the Moreton Bay Regional Council, has, in recent years, experienced strong capital growth in real estate prices and sales activity.
Bordering on 1700 acres of State Forest, Albany Creek has numerous parks covering nearly 3% of the total area. Albany Creek is approximately 95 per cent single unit dwellings (houses) and five per cent flats and units. It is a popular suburb for young families with many residents traveling to Brisbane City and surrounding suburbs for work during the week.
With good access to the Sandgate Beach (15km) and direct access to the Sunshine Coast and the South Pine River, there are many recreational activities for residents to enjoy.
According to the 2011 Census there were 15,860 people living in the suburb with a median age of 38. Of all occupied private dwellings 82 per cent were either fully owned or being purchased and only 13 per cent were being rented. Households in Albany Creek are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying between $800.00 - $1,000.00 per month on mortgage repayments.
In general, people in Albany Creek work in a professional occupation.
In 1996, 78% of the homes in Albany Creek were owner-occupied compared with 82% in 2001.
Eatons Hill is approximately 9 km². It has numerous parks covering nearly 6% of the total area.
Eatons Hill is a rapidly growing suburb. The population in 1996 was 3,241 people. This had almost doubled by 2001 to 5,317 showing a population growth of 64% in the area during that time. In 2006 there are approximately 1500 homes.
The predominant age group in Eatons Hill is 0 - 9 years.
Households in Eatons Hill are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying between $1000.00 - $1200.00 per month on mortgage repayments.
In general, people in Eatons Hill work in a professional occupation.
In 1996, 84% of the homes in Eatons Hill were owner-occupied compared with 86% in 2001