Penrose Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Penrose (2530) is a suburb of South Coast, Wollongong & Illawarra, New South Wales. It is about 82 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Penrose is in the federal electorate of Throsby.

In the 2011 Census the population of Penrose is 1,396 and is comprised of 49.9% females and 50.1% males.

The median/average age of the Penrose population is 38 years of age, 1 year above the Australian average.

78.9% of people living in Penrose were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 7.9%, Scotland 1.3%, Philippines 0.8%, Italy 0.7%, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 0.6%.

90.2% of people speak English as their first language 1.1% Spanish, 0.9% Turkish, 0.8% Macedonian, 0.8% Serbian, 0.7% Serbo-Croatian/Yugoslavian, so described.

The religious make up of Penrose is 29.5% Anglican, 26.2% Catholic, 18.6% No Religion, 5.9% Uniting Church, 3.5% Eastern Orthodox.

45.6% of people are married, 34.3% have never married and 11.4% are divorced and 4.3% are separated. There are 51 widowed people living in Penrose.

57.4% of the people living in Penrose are employed full time, 29.7% are working on a part time basis. Penrose has an unemployment rate of 6.3%.

The main occupations of people from Penrose are Technicians and Trades Workers 21.3%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 17.1%, Professionals 11.8%, Labourers 10.9%, Sales Workers 10.6%, Machinery Operators And Drivers 10.6%, Community and Personal Service Workers 10.4%, Managers 6.9%.

The median individual income is $458.00 per week and the median household income is $1023.00 per week.

29.1% of homes are fully owned, and 37.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.4% of homes are rented.

The median rent in Penrose is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1650 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Penrose postcode 2530

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