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The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Deagon is 3,356, with a population density of 12.61 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Deagon is bounded by Racecourse Road, Kempster Street and Rainbow Street in the north, Barclay Street and the waterway in the east, Cabbage Tree Creek in the south, and Depot Road and the Gateway Motorway in the west.

Name origin

Deagon is named after William Deagon, former Mayor of Sandgate.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s, although population was minimal until the late 1800s. Significant development did not occur until the post-war years. The population has declined marginally since the early 1990s, a result of little change in dwelling stock.

Land use

Deagon is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Deagon Racecourse Training Complex, Deagon Market Place and one school.