Ruse Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Ruse (2560) is a suburb of Sydney, Macarthur/Camden, New South Wales. It is about 40 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Ruse is in the federal electorate of Macarthur.

In the 2011 census the population of Ruse was 5,502 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ruse is 36 years of age.

77.5% of people living in the suburb of Ruse were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.2% England, 1.9% New Zealand, 1.0% Philippines, 0.9% India, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Samoa, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Fiji, 0.3% Chile, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Egypt, 0.3% Mauritius.

87.3% of people living in Ruse speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Arabic, 1.2% Other, 1.0% Samoan, 0.9% Spanish, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.4% Greek, 0.4% Hindi, 0.3% Italian.

The religious makeup of Ruse is 34.3% Catholic, 27.1% Anglican, 14.2% No religion, 5.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.2% Uniting Church, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Baptist, 1.6% Islam, 1.1% Eastern Orthodox.

50.9% of people are married, 32.7% have never married and 9.0% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 163 widowed people living in Ruse.

62.8% of the people living in Ruse over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.5% are working on a part time basis. Ruse has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Ruse are 18.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.6% Technicians & trades workers, 14.2% Professionals, 10.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.8% Community & personal service workers, 9.7% Sales workers, 9.3% Labourers, 8.6% Managers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ruse work in are 13.5% Manufacturing, 10.5% Retail trade, 10.0% Health care and social assistance, 9.0% Education and training, 7.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.6% Construction, 7.6% Public administration and safety, 5.1% Wholesale trade, 4.9% Accommodation and food services.

34.2% of homes are fully owned, and 48.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $650 per week and the median household income is $1480 per week.

The median rent in Ruse is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1862 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ruse postcode 2560

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