DemographicsStanthorpe is approximately 33.65 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Stanthorpe was 5406. The population is 48% male and 52% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Stanthorpe are $1000 to $1399. The most common weekly income bracket is $400 to $499 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $225 to $275.
DescriptionStanthorpe is a town situated in south east Queensland, Australia. The town lies on the New England Highway near the New South Wales border 223 kilometres (139 mi) from Brisbane via Warwick, 56 kilometres (35 mi) north of Tenterfield and 811 m above sea level. The area surrounding the town is known as the Granite Belt. At the 2016 census, Stanthorpe had an urban population of almost 5,000. The New England Highway passes through the town from Applethorpe to the north to Severnlea in the south. Originally it passed through the town centre along the main street, Maryland Street. However, it now bypasses to the west of the main developed area of the town. The Stanthorpe-Texas Road connects Stanthorpe to Broadwater to the west and then travels south-west to Texas. The land within the boundaries of Stanthorpe is primarily used for urban purposes: housing, recreational, commercial and industrial with some undeveloped land on the hillier slopes. Although an agricultural centre of the Granite Belt, there is little agriculture within the town's boundaries.
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