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The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Casula is 16,385, with a population density of 23.62 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Casula is bounded by the South Western Motorway in the north, the Georges River in the east, the suburb of Glenfield, the railway line, Glenfield Road, Old Glenfield Road and Campbelltown Road in the south, and the South Western Motorway, Chrysanthemum Avenue and Graham Avenue in the west.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the late 1800s, with land used mainly for poultry farming, market gardening and fruit growing. Significant development did not occur until the post-war years. Rapid growth took place during the 1970s and 1980s. The population continued to increase from the 1990s, with the number of residents more than doubling between 1991 and 2011, a result of large numbers of new dwellings being added to the area.

Land use

Casula is a relatively recent residential area with some commercial areas.

Major features

Major features of the area include Casula Mall Shopping Centre, Crossroads Homemaker Centre, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Leacock Regional Park, Glenfield Farm (historic property), Carroll Park, Charles Throsby Park, Daruk Park, Jardine Park, Peter Miller Reserve, the Casula railway station and a number of schools.

Included areas

This small area encompasses the suburb of Casula and a small part of the suburb of Lurnea. Most of the suburb of Lurnea is located in the Lurnea small area.