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Boolarra is located in south Victoria and has a population of around 1,100 (49.0% male, 51.0% female). Around 301 families live in the area and of those 37.2% have one or more children under the age of 15. 13.3% of families have only a single parent while 41.5% of couples have no children. Boolarra covers an area of approximately 11283 hectares or around 113 square kilometres (km2) (27882 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Boolarra is between $150-$249 per week (18.7% of people). 8.4% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 2.5% of the population.
Of the 397 private dwellings in Boolarra 45% are owned outright by their occupiers, 37% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 14% are being rented. On average there are around 2.8 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Boolarra is as follows: 96.7% separate houses, 1.0% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 2.3% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Boolarra 54% are married, 9% are divorced, 3% are separated, 4% are widowed and 30% have never married.
Boolarra varies in altitude/elevation from about -71 m (highlight point) to 80 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Boolarra is 3870.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Boolarra include Boolarra South, Budgeree, Hernes Oak, Mirboo North, Morwell, Narracan, Yinnar and Yinnar South.
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