Merrimac covers an area of approximately 9 km² and is situated in a very convenient location on the Gold Coast. Originally developed in the late 1980s it has become a sought-after destination for many Gold Coast families.
It has easy access to many Gold Coast amenities including the Robina Town Centre, Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, Robina Hospital, Merrimac State School, All Saints Anglican School, the new Star of the Seas primary school together with food outlets, a tavern and the well-known Lakeland’s golf club.
Also popular because of its close proximity to Gold Coast beaches, restaurants and everything the Gold Coast has to offer it also has convenient access to the M1 motorway and will have the new Merrimac train station with commuter travel to Brisbane etc.
Some other facts about Merrimac:
It has 25 parks covering nearly 3.7% of total area.
The population of Merrimac in 2011 was 6,320 people.
By 2016 the population was 7,097 showing a population growth of 12.3% in the area during that time.
The predominant age group in Merrimac is 30-39 years.
Households in Merrimac are primarily couples with children.
In 2011, 57.1% of the homes in Merrimac were owner-occupied compared with 50.8% in 2016.
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