DemographicsNewstead (Vic.) is approximately 46.69 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Newstead (Vic.) was 754. The population is 51% male and 49% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Newstead (Vic.) are $1000 to $1399. The most common weekly income bracket is $300 to $399 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $225 to $275.
DescriptionNewstead is a thriving, vibrant town on the Loddon River in Central Victoria, 15 minutes from Castlemaine and about 1.5 hours north-west of Melbourne. At the 2006 census, Newstead had a population of 487. Newstead has two pubs, community centre, cafe, a general store, a Rural Transaction Centre (with Internet café, Bendigo Bank, library, daycare and other services), a small licensed IGA and bakery, a swimming pool, a hairdresser as well as a monthly newspaper, the Newstead Echo. It also has a licensed cafe, a butcher, two small shops selling vintage odds and ends and a winery just out of town.
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