Situated 9 km to Brisbane's north, Northgate (4013) is a mix of industrial and residential, the latter being primarily lowest post-war timber houses. Northgate is also a busy junction for all the major northern rail lines to Shorncliffe and Caboolture on to Gympie with interconnecting bus services. Northgate is home to the extensive Golden Circle processing factories. It has several schools, a football club which has produced several international players and has been home to an Olympic gold medalist and the Bee Gees.
In 2011, 4300 people lived in Northgate, their average age is 34 years with most being Anglo-Australian although a minority were born in India, Philippines or China. English was spoken primarily at home with the exception of Punjabi.