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Emerald Statistics

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  • Region

    Capricorn Coast
  • Population

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  • Median House Price

  • December Temp °C
    35 / 21

Emerald is a rural town and locality in the Central Highlands Region, Queensland, Australia. The town is the headquarters for the Central Highlands Regional Council.


Living in regional Australia gives you access to a wealth of community services, such as hospitals, libraries, bars and eateries.

Data source: Department of Health Commonwealth declared hospitals [2021], Australia Post. Google [2021]

Amenities within 50km of Emerald

Doctors & Allied Health
Post Office
Bars & Eateries
Groceries & Convenience


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Property in Emerald

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Median House Price


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Attached Dwelling Median Price


Data source: ABS, [2019], LGA updated [2021]

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    Data source: ABS [2016, 2017]

    Jobs in Emerald

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    Number of Institutions


    Data sources:

    Australian Children's Education & Care Quality Authority, Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority, Wikipedia, 4icu.

    Schools And Universities in Emerald

    Education within 25KM of Emerald

    7 Childcare Centres
    st brigid's catholic kindergarten emerald
    emerald world of learning
    goodstart early learning emerald
    emerald outside school hours care
    c&k emerald south community childcare centre
    borilla community kindergarten (emerald)
    ecc little gems
    8 Primary Schools
    gindie state school
    denison state school
    capricornia (emerald campus) school of distance education
    emerald state school
    emerald north state school
    st patrick's catholic primary school
    emerald christian college
    st brigid's catholic primary school
    4 High Schools
    capricornia (emerald campus) school of distance education
    emerald state high school
    marist college
    emerald christian college
    1 University
    cq university

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