In the 2011 census, Regents Park had a population of 10,657 people; the population was 50.5% female and 49.5% male. The median age of the Regents Park population was 30 years, 7 years below the Australian average. Children aged under 15 years made up 25.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.0% of the population. 67.1% of people living in Regents Park were born in Australia, similar to the national average of 69.8%. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 9.2%, England 3.6%, Philippines 1.5%, Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.9%, South Africa 0.6%. 80.2% of people spoke only English at home; the next most popular languages were 1.3% Samoan, 1.2% Serbian, 1.2% Spanish, 0.8% Mandarin, 0.7% Croatian. The most common response for religious affiliation was No Religion 24.9%, followed by Catholic 23.1%, Anglican 15.8%, Uniting Church 5.0% and Presbyterian and Reformed 3.1%. The great majority of households (84.9%) were family households, 12.3% were single person households and 2.8% were group households. The average household size was 3.1 people. Median mortgage repayments in Regents Park were $1,820, which is similar to the national median of $1,800.
Regents Park was originally part of Browns Plains. It was subdivided for residential housing in the early 1980s. The name Regents Park was proposed by the land developer.
Yugumbir State School opened on 28 January 1986. Regents Park State School opened on 1 January 1994.
There are three schools in Regents Park:
- Yugumbir State School, a government primary school, is located on Vansittart Road The name 'Yugumbir' is an Aboriginal word for the district.
- Regents Park State School, a government primary school, is located on Emerald Drive.
- St Bernardine's School, a Roman Catholic primary school, is located at 25 Vergulde Road.
Top Regents Park Issues
- Community Services
- Cost of Rates
- Crime & Safety