DemographicsAcland is approximately 38.18 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Acland was 32. The population is 50% male and 50% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Acland are $0 to $299. The most common weekly income bracket is $150 to $299 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $0 to $74.
DescriptionAcland is a small town north of Oakey, on the Darling Downs, 160 kilometres (100 mi) west of Queensland's state capital, Brisbane. Acland is within the local government area of oowoomba Region. At the 2011 census, Acland had a population of 208. Originally built to support what would become Queensland's oldest continuously worked coal mine, Acland had a population of between 200 and 400 prior to the mine being shut down in 1984. In 2008 almost all properties comprising Acland were purchased by the new mine operators with the intention that they be demolished as the open cut mine expands into the town site. Acland lies north of Oakey, on the Darling Downs, 160 kilometres (100 mi) west of Queensland's state capital, Brisbane. Originally known as Lagoon Creek, it lies in pasture country where there has been some dairy farming, horse breeding and coal mining.