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The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Carseldine is 9,378, with a population density of 20.41 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Carseldine is bounded by Roghan Road, Raynbird Place and Roghan Road in the north, the North Coast railway line in the east, Cabbage Tree Creek in the south, and Kensington Place and Ridley Road in the west.

Name origin

Carseldine is named after William Carseldine, an original landholder in the area.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from 1858, with land used mainly for general farming, and later dairy farming. Growth took place in the early 1900s when land was subdivided. Significant development did not occur until the post-war years, with rapid growth during the 1960s and 1970s. The population continued to increase from the early 1990s, a result of new dwellings being added to the area.

Land use

Carseldine is a predominantly residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Queensland University of Technology (Carseldine Campus), Clock Corner Shopping Centre, Bald Hills & Aspley Memorial Sports Ground, Pat Rafter Park and Phillip Vaughan Park.