DemographicsThorpdale is approximately 65.7 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Thorpdale was 471. The population is 51% male and 49% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Thorpdale are $1000 to $1399. The most common weekly income bracket is $500 to $649 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $225 to $275.
DescriptionThorpdale is a small country town in the Gippsland area of eastern Victoria, Australia, less than 20 km south of Trafalgar. Famous for its potatoes, Thorpdale is located amongst the rich farmland of the Latrobe Valley. Thorpdale spuds are eaten around the country and also exported overseas. The name "Thorpdale" means "village in a valley". The soil in the area is particularly rich as Thorpdaleis located in a former volcanic crater. It is administered by the Shire of Baw Baw. At the 2006 census, Thorpdale and the surrounding area had a population of 447.