DemographicsWoombye is approximately 13.51 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Woombye was 3246. The population is 49% male and 51% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Woombye are $1800 to $2399. The most common weekly income bracket is $500 to $649 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $350 to $449.
DescriptionWoombye is a town located on the Sunshine Coast hinterland in Queensland, Australia, approximately 100 kilometres (62 mi) north of the Brisbane CBD. The Woombye name is derived from words from the local Aboriginal language - a place (wumbai) of black snake, or (wambai) black myrtle or axe handle made from black myrtle. Woombye has a population of 2,094, as measured in the 2006 census. One of Woombye's history-inspired murals painted is by local artist, Brian Tisdal. The small township of Woombye is surrounded by what were once pineapple farms, which today are acreage properties and gated communities. Woombye is home to one of the longest established soccer clubs on the Sunshine Coast, the Woombye Snakes. Woombye is also the location of an Australian tourist icon The Big Pineapple. Woombye is accessible by Translink trains and buses. Woombye is centered on its railway station on the North Coast railway line with numerous rail services departing for Brisbane daily.