Located about one hour drive from Brisbane in the Mt Lindsay Highway, Jimboomba is home to about 6500 people. The township is very affordable and, as such, has attracted a large number and couples to the area. Its growing popularity has seen extensive residential and commercial developments over recent years – new housing estates, along with commercial and retail precincts have sprung up.
The main housing type in the area is single-detached dwellings. There is a mix of architectural styles including traditional and renovated Queenslanders and Colonials, as well as brick-and-tile houses. There are several primary and secondary schools in the area with TAFE campuses located at Browns Plains and Beaudesert. There is a shopping centre located in Jimboomba as well as a number of major supermarkets. In their spare time residents like to make use of Jimboomba and Glenlogan parks as well as access to the Logan River. The main tourist attractions in Jimboomba include Mt Lindesay, Mt Warning and Mt Tamborine.