Rock Valley Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Rock Valley (2480) is a suburb of North Coast, Mid North Coast, New South Wales. It is about 599 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Rock Valley is in the federal electorate of Richmond.

In the 2011 census the population of Rock Valley was 272 and is comprised of approximately 51.5% females and 48.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Rock Valley is 46 years of age.

83.6% of people living in the suburb of Rock Valley were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% Italy, 3.3% Germany, 2.6% Netherlands, 2.6% England, 1.9% New Zealand.

86.0% of people living in Rock Valley speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.8% Italian, 3.7% German, 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Dutch, 1.1% Portuguese.

The religious makeup of Rock Valley is 30.0% Catholic, 27.0% No religion, 11.5% Anglican, 11.1% Uniting Church, 8.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Buddhism, 2.2% Other religious affiliation , 1.1% Lutheran.

57.6% of people are married, 27.2% have never married and 11.5% are divorced and 1.8% are separated. There are 4 widowed people living in Rock Valley.

53.2% of the people living in Rock Valley over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.8% are working on a part time basis. Rock Valley has an unemployment rate of 4.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Rock Valley are 24.4% Professionals, 15.3% Community & personal service workers, 13.7% Sales workers, 13.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.2% Managers, 11.5% Technicians & trades workers, 6.9% Labourers, 3.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Rock Valley work in are 18.9% Health care and social assistance, 13.6% Retail trade, 13.6% Manufacturing, 9.1% Education and training, 9.1% Construction, 8.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.8% Accommodation and food services, 4.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.5% Public administration and safety.

46.5% of homes are fully owned, and 38.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $436 per week and the median household income is $945 per week.

The median rent in Rock Valley is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1290 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Rock Valley postcode 2480

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