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Casterton is located in southwest Victoria and has a population of around 2,000 (49.5% male, 50.5% female). Around 525 families live in the area and of those 34.7% have one or more children under the age of 15. 15.4% of families have only a single parent while 51.0% of couples have no children. Casterton covers an area of approximately 31415 hectares or around 314 square kilometres (km2) (77627 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Casterton is between $150-$249 per week (21.6% of people). 3.2% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 0.8% of the population.
Of the 808 private dwellings in Casterton 54% are owned outright by their occupiers, 27% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 13% are being rented. On average there are around 2.4 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Casterton is as follows: 93.9% separate houses, 1.1% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 4.2% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Casterton 54% are married, 7% are divorced, 3% are separated, 13% are widowed and 23% have never married.
Casterton varies in altitude/elevation from about 36 m (highlight point) to 97 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Casterton is 3312.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Casterton include Coleraine, Dunrobin, Merino, Nareen, Sandford and Strathdownie.
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