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Casey Growth Area

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The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Casey Growth Area is 33,900, with a population density of 4.06 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Casey Growth Area is bounded by Thompsons Road, the railway line, Breens Road, Evans Road, Cranbourne-Frankston Road, Ballarto Road, the suburb of Cranbourne, Botanic Drive, Ballarto Road, the South Gippsland Highway, Sunbird Way, Sinatra Way, Berwick-Cranbourne Road, a line running east of Collison Road, the suburb of Cranbourne East, a line running north of Donohue Street, Thompsons Road, Narre-Warren Cranbourne Road, Grices Road and a line running continuous of Grices Road in the north, Cardinia Creek, McCormacks Road and Ballarto Road in the east, Wiltara Road, Yallambee Road, Manks Road, the South Gippsland Highway, a line running north of Facey Road and Browns Road, Browns Road, Pearcedale Road and Cranbourne-Frankston Road in the south, and the Western Port Highway in the west.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s, with land used mainly for farming and grazing. Some growth took place from the late 1800s into the early 1900s, spurred by the construction of the railway line. The most significant development occurred in the post-war years. Population was minimal until the 1970s. The population grew slightly between 1996 and 2006. Rapid growth took place between 2006 and 2011, with the population trebling in this period, a result of large numbers of new dwellings being added to the area. Population growth is expected to continue.

Land use

Casey Growth Area is a rural, rural-residential and rapidly developing residential area. Rural land is used mainly for market gardening, flower growing and grazing.

Major features

Major features of the area include Ranfurlie Golf Club, Settlers Run Golf & Country Club, Casey Fields, Botanic Ridge Boulevard Reserve, Clyde Recreation Reserve, Junction Village Recreation Reserve, Maintop Ridge Reserve, Cascades Wetlands and several schools.

Included areas

Casey Growth Area encompasses the suburbs of Botanic Ridge and Junction Village, most of Clyde North, parts of Clyde, Cranbourne East, Cranbourne North and Cranbourne West, and small parts of Cranbourne South and Devon Meadows.