The Rock Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

The Rock (2655) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Murray & Riverina, New South Wales. It is about 406 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. The Rock is in the federal electorates of Farrer, Riverina.

In the 2011 census the population of The Rock was 1,054 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of The Rock is 43 years of age.

91.8% of people living in the suburb of The Rock were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.8% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% China , 0.3% Scotland.

96.8% of people living in The Rock speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% German, 0.3% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of The Rock is 26.7% Anglican, 26.3% Catholic, 13.3% Uniting Church, 12.4% No religion, 8.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 6.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 1.9% Lutheran, 0.9% Baptist, 0.7% Other Religious Groups, 0.6% Other religious affiliation .

53.2% of people are married, 26.9% have never married and 9.6% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 65 widowed people living in The Rock.

57.3% of the people living in The Rock over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.6% are working on a part time basis. The Rock has an unemployment rate of 5.5%.

The main occupations of people living in The Rock are 18.1% Managers, 17.2% Technicians & trades workers, 12.3% Professionals, 11.8% Labourers, 11.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.3% Community & personal service workers, 9.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.7% Sales workers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from The Rock work in are 15.8% Health care and social assistance, 11.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.6% Retail trade, 10.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.4% Education and training, 7.3% Public administration and safety, 6.5% Other services, 5.8% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Construction.

41.3% of homes are fully owned, and 40.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $490 per week and the median household income is $907 per week.

The median rent in The Rock is $160 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1192 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for The Rock postcode 2655

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