DemographicsPoint Cook is approximately 44.99 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Point Cook was 49929. The population is 50% male and 50% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Point Cook are $1800 to $2399. The most common weekly income bracket is $1000 to $1249 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $350 to $449.
DescriptionPoint Cook in Victoria, is the home of RAAF Base Williams, Point Cook, the birthplace of the Royal Australian Air Force, and is the current home of the RAAF Museum. The wetlands of the Point Cook Coastal Park form part of the Cheetham and Altona Important Bird Area. The population of Point Cook is growing rapidly and is estimated to reach 50,246 by 2020 and 52,649 by 2028. In 1996, Point Cook was basically a rural community, with the RAAF (Royal Australian Air Force) Williams Base. Point Cook's population in 1996 was approximately 580, of whom 552 lived on the RAAF base. By 2001, Point Cook’s population had increased to 1,737, and by August 2006 the population of Point Cook was 14,162 as per the 2006 Australian Census. Today Point Cook is one of the major growth regions in Melbourne's western suburbs. At the 2011 Census, Point Cook recorded a population of 32,413 and is estimated to reach 41,474 by 2016. When taking into account the Melbourne 2030 Plan's current urban growth boundary, it is believed that Point Cook's population will peak at approximately 60,000 by the late 2020s.
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