DemographicsParkinson is approximately 8.23 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Parkinson was 10878. The population is 49% male and 51% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Parkinson are $1800 to $2399. The most common weekly income bracket is $1000 to $1249 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $350 to $449.
DescriptionParkinson is an outer southern suburb of Brisbane, Australia. Parkinson is 19 kilometres (12 mi) south of the CBD and borders Logan City. It was named after Henry Parkinson, railway engineer. Parkinson is in the Electoral district of Algester. The eastern boundary of Parkinson is marked by the Mount Lindesay Highway. The western boundary is aligned with the Sydney–Brisbane rail corridor. The Logan Motorway bisects the suburb. The northern half is mostly residential in nature with some parkland. The south remains uncleared with some industrial development emerging in the southeast corner. This corner of Parkinson is the southernmost part of the Brisbane City Council area.
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