Rhodes Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Rhodes (2138) is a suburb of Sydney, Inner West, New South Wales. It is about 12 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Rhodes is in the federal electorate of Reid.

In the 2011 census the population of Rhodes was 5,679 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Rhodes is 28 years of age.

25.4% of people living in the suburb of Rhodes were born in China . The other top responses for country of birth were 23.7% Australia, 11.4% Korea, Republic of , 3.9% India, 3.2% Hong Kong , 2.0% England, 1.8% Malaysia, 1.8% Philippines, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.3% Indonesia, 0.9% Vietnam, 0.7% Taiwan, 0.7% Saudi Arabia, 0.7% Sri Lanka, 0.6% Singapore.

26.2% of people living in Rhodes speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 21.8% Mandarin, 12.3% Korean, 10.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 8.0% Cantonese, 3.0% Other, 2.1% Hindi, 2.0% Other, 1.9% Arabic, 1.3% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Rhodes is 34.3% No religion, 16.8% Catholic, 13.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.2% Buddhism, 5.3% Anglican, 5.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.2% Hinduism, 2.6% Uniting Church, 2.6% Islam, 1.5% Eastern Orthodox.

45.4% of people are married, 46.5% have never married and 4.1% are divorced and 1.8% are separated. There are 108 widowed people living in Rhodes.

68.4% of the people living in Rhodes over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 19.6% are working on a part time basis. Rhodes has an unemployment rate of 7.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Rhodes are 36.9% Professionals, 17.6% Managers, 15.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.3% Sales workers, 7.8% Technicians & trades workers, 6.9% Community & personal service workers, 3.1% Labourers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.2% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Rhodes work in are 13.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.6% Financial and insurance services, 9.9% Retail trade, 8.5% Health care and social assistance, 7.9% Accommodation and food services, 7.0% Manufacturing, 6.9% Wholesale trade, 4.9% Education and training, 4.4% Public administration and safety.

13.2% of homes are fully owned, and 28.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 55.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $705 per week and the median household income is $1617 per week.

The median rent in Rhodes is $560 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Rhodes postcode 2138

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