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    Graceville - Brisbane Suburb Guide

    Graceville 

     

    Graceville is bordered by the Brisbane river to the North-East and West, Oxley Creek to the East, Chelmer to the North and Sherwood to the South. At the 2011 Australian Census the suburb recorded a population8km Southwest of Brisbane's CBD.

    It is a quiet, leafy suburb named after Grace Grimes the daughter of Samuel Grimes, a former local Member of Parliament and supporter of the Ipswich-Brisbane railway line. 

    The suburb is centred on its own railway station on the Ipswich railway line. The suburb is predominantly residential, with houses generally being in the Queenslander style. The main roads in Graceville are Oxley Road, Graceville Avenue and Honour Avenue.

    Settlement of the area dates from the 1850s, with land used mainly for grazing and crop farming. Growth took place in the late 1870s and 1880s, following the opening of the railway line. Expansion continued during the interwar period, aided by soldier settlement. 

    Over the last 10 years, house sales in the area have doubled with a growth of 201% in median house prices, going from a humble $310,000 up to $625,000. There is a wide variety of homes in Graceville, starting with small post-war homes selling for as little as $325,000 up to deluxe riverside mansions reaching over $3,500,000. 

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    Graceville has many small businesses and commercial centres on either side of the railway. 

     

    Flooding 

    Graceville was affected by the 2017 floods therefore it would be wise to check the flood maps before settling in the area https://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/sites/default/files/GRACEVILLE.pdf

     

    Parks

    Bert St Clair Oval, Faulkner Dog Park, Graceville Memorial Park, Simpsons Playground

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    Education 

    Graceville State School Primary (an excellent government school Prep - Yr 6)

    Corinda State High School

    Christ the King School (a private school but doesn't rank has high as Graceville State School prep - Yr 6)

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    Churches 

    Catholic, Anglican and Presbyterian

     

    Public Transport

     

    Nearby Public Transport Routes

    Route 105

    Type:

    Bus

    Nearest stop:

    Oxley Rd at Graceville State School, stop 50, Graceville, 85 meters

    From:

    Indooroopilly Shopping Centre station

    To:

    Alice Street Stop 95A app George St, City

     

    Route 106

    Type:

    Bus

    Nearest stop:

    Oxley Rd at Graceville State School, stop 50, Graceville, 94 meters

    From:

    Dandenong Rd at Mount Ommaney Shopping Centre, Mount Ommaney

    To:

    Indooroopilly Shopping Centre station

     

    Route 598

    Type:

    Bus

    Nearest stop:

    Honour Ave at Graceville near Verney Rd, Graceville, 449 meters

    From:

    Indooroopilly Shopping Centre station

    To:

    Moggill Rd at Taringa, stop 19, Taringa

     

    Route 104

    Type:

    Bus

    Nearest stop:

    Graceville Ave at Oxley Rd, stop 48, Graceville, 453 meters

    From:

    Browne St at Corinda station, Corinda

    To:

    Lower Level at PA Hospital station, Woolloongabba

     

    Caboolture Line

    Type:

    Train

    Nearest stop:

    Graceville station, 456 meters

    From:

    Nambour station

    To:

    Ipswich station

     

    Ipswich/Rosewood Line

    Type:

    Train

    Nearest stop:

    Graceville station, 456 meters

    From:

    Rosewood station

    To:

    Caboolture station

     

    Springfield Line

    Type:

    Train

    Nearest stop:

    Graceville station, 456 meters

    From:

    Springfield Central station

    To:

    Bowen Hills station

     

    Sunshine Coast Line

    Type:

    Train

    Nearest stop:

    Graceville station, 456 meters

    From:

    Nambour station

    To:

    Ipswich station

     

    Route 599

    Type:

    Bus

    Nearest stop:

    Honour Ave at Graceville near Verney Rd, Graceville, 459 meters

    From:

    Garden City Shopping Centre interchange

    To:

    Logan Rd at Kessels Corner, stop 43, Upper Mount Gravatt

     

    Nearby Public Transport Stops

    Oxley Rd at Graceville State School, stop 50, Graceville (Bus)

    Address:

    182 Oxley Rd, Graceville QLD 4075

    Distance:

    85 meters

    Route:

    Route 105

    Oxley Rd at Graceville State School, stop 50, Graceville (Bus)

    Address:

    170-178 Oxley Rd, Graceville QLD 4075

    Distance:

    94 meters

    Route:

    Route 106

    Honour Ave at Graceville near Verney Rd, Graceville (Bus)

    Address:

    307 Honour Ave, Graceville QLD 4075

    Distance:

    449 meters

    Route:

    Route 598

    Graceville Ave at Oxley Rd, stop 48, Graceville (Bus)

    Address:

    8 Graceville Ave, Graceville QLD 4075

    Distance:

    453 meters

    Route:

    Route 104

    Route 105

    Graceville station (Train)

    Address:

    307 Honour Ave, Graceville QLD 4075

    Distance:

    456 meters

    Route:

    Caboolture Line

    Ipswich/Rosewood Line

    Springfield Line

    Sunshine Coast Line

    Honour Ave at Graceville near Verney Rd, Graceville (Bus)

    Address:

    303 Honour Ave, Graceville QLD 4075

    Distance:

    459 meters

    Route:

    Route 599

    Oxley Rd at Graceville Fiveways, stop 50, Graceville (Bus)

    Address:

    271-289 State Route 20, Graceville QLD 4075

    Distance:

    717 meters

    Route:

    Route 104

    Route 106

     

    Demographics 

    Graceville (4075) is a suburb of Brisbane, Western Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 8 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Graceville is in the federal electorate of Moreton.

    In the 2011 census the population of Graceville was 4,213 and is comprised of approximately 51.7% females and 48.3% males.

    The median/average age of the people in Graceville is 37 years of age.

    77.0% of people living in the suburb of Graceville were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.3% England, 2.9% New Zealand, 1.1% United States of America, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% South Africa, 0.7% Vietnam, 0.6% Canada, 0.6% Malaysia, 0.5% India, 0.5% Poland, 0.5% Indonesia, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Papua New Guinea, 0.4% Wales.

    89.5% of people living in Graceville speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.8% Vietnamese, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.6% Polish, 0.6% Cantonese, 0.5% Japanese, 0.5% German, 0.4% Spanish.

    The religious makeup of Graceville is 26.3% No religion, 25.6% Catholic, 20.7% Anglican, 7.3% Uniting Church, 5.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Buddhism, 1.8% Lutheran, 1.4% Baptist.

    54.6% of people are married, 31.3% have never married and 7.0% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 149 widowed people living in Graceville.

    60.6% of the people living in Graceville over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.7% are working on a part time basis. Graceville has an unemployment rate of 3.6%. 

    The main occupations of people living in Graceville are 40.1% Professionals, 15.9% Managers, 15.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.9% Community & personal service workers, 7.8% Technicians & trades workers, 7.2% Sales workers, 3.4% Labourers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.2% Machinery operators & drivers.

    The main industries people from Graceville work in are 16.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 13.5% Education and training, 13.0% Health care and social assistance, 9.0% Public administration and safety, 6.9% Retail trade, 5.6% Construction, 5.3% Financial and insurance services, 5.0% Manufacturing, 4.6% Accommodation and food services.

    33.3% of homes are fully owned, and 41.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.8% of homes are rented.

    The median individual income is $846 per week and the median household income is $2136 per week.

    The median rent in Graceville is $400 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2300 per month.

     

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