Rous Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Rous (2477) is a suburb of North Coast, Northern Rivers, New South Wales. It is about 593 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Rous is in the federal electorate of Page.

In the 2011 census the population of Rous was 254 and is comprised of approximately 47.6% females and 52.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Rous is 49 years of age.

82.7% of people living in the suburb of Rous were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.9% England, 3.1% South Africa, 2.4% New Zealand, 2.4% Malta, 2.0% Netherlands.

89.8% of people living in Rous speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.7% Dutch, 3.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Italian, 1.2% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Rous is 23.0% Anglican, 19.9% Catholic, 17.2% No religion, 11.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 7.0% Christian, nfd, 7.0% Uniting Church, 2.3% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.2% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.2% Baptist.

65.7% of people are married, 23.4% have never married and 4.0% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 8 widowed people living in Rous.

48.9% of the people living in Rous over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 40.6% are working on a part time basis. Rous has an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Rous are 32.3% Managers, 16.9% Professionals, 12.9% Labourers, 11.3% Technicians & trades workers, 10.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.3% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Rous work in are 30.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 14.3% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Construction, 7.1% Retail trade, 7.1% Education and training, 5.6% Accommodation and food services, 5.6% Public administration and safety, 4.8% Manufacturing, 4.0% Financial and insurance services.

54.5% of homes are fully owned, and 13.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $534 per week and the median household income is $1319 per week.

The median rent in Rous is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $3010 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Rous postcode 2477

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