Penrose is a small village in the Southern Highlands.

According to the 2016 Australian Census, there were 247 people that considered Penrose home. The average weekly wage was $477, and the average age was 52.

Females in Penrose

54% of people in Penrose were female. 36% of females were married, and 8% were in a De facto relationship. 6% were widowed, and 24% had never married. 8% were separated or divorced. 17% of the female population was under the age of 15.

21% of female residents in Penrose had a university degree, of which 14% had completed post-graduate studies. 44% of the female population was part of the work force. Of those, 41% dedicated each week to full-time work, and 5% were unemployed.

Males in Penrose

46% of people in Penrose were male. 40% of males were married, and 11% were in a De facto relationship. 4% were widowed, and 32% had never married. 11% were separated or divorced. 12% of the male population was under the age of 15.

18% of male residents in Penrose had a university degree, of which 30% had completed post-graduate studies. 46% of the male population was part of the work force. Of those, 58% dedicated each week to full-time work, and 0% were unemployed.

Property in Penrose

There were 127 properties in Penrose, 80% of which were occupied by residents. Of these, 58% were owned outright by the people that lived there, and 21% were currently on their way to owning their home. The average weekly rent in Penrose was about $200, while the average monthly mortgage payment was $1,517. On average, 41% of the household income was dedicated to mortgage payments. In Penrose, 77% of properties were free standing houses, and 0% were units or apartments. 17% of households had no internet.

Unless noted, demographic data sets are from the 2016 Australian Census. Copyright of demographic related data resides with Commonwealth of Australia. Used with permission.