DemographicsCreswick is approximately 49.9 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Creswick was 3170. The population is 47% male and 53% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Creswick are $1000 to $1399. The most common weekly income bracket is $400 to $499 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $225 to $275.
DescriptionCreswick is a town in west-central Victoria, Australia 18 kilometres north of Ballarat and 129 km northwest of Melbourne, in the Shire of Hepburn. It is 430 metres above sea level. At the 2011 census, Creswick had a population of 3,303. Creswick was named after the Creswick family, the pioneer settlers of the region. The original School of Forestry was established in 1910 by the Department of Forestry. It was the first institution set up in Victoria to train and accredit young foresters. Now the campus is part of The University of Melbourne. The campus is situated in Water Street and houses the School of Forest & Ecosystem Science, a highly regarded research and teaching institution. Creswick has three primary schools—two government and one Catholic: Creswick Primary School, Creswick North Primary School and St Augustines respectively. Creswick also has an aged care facility. John Curtin Aged Care was formerly the township's health care hospital, but was converted to a nursing home in 1998.
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