Penrose is a small village in the Southern Highlands.

According to the 2011 Australian Census, there were 282 people that considered Penrose home. The average weekly wage was $455, and the average age was 49.

Females in Penrose

53.9% of people in Penrose were female. 37.5% of females were married, and 5.9% were in a De facto relationship. 8.6% were widowed, and 21.7% had never married. 10.5% were separated or divorced. 21.1% of the female population was under the age of 15.

17.8% of female residents in Penrose had a university degree, of which 22.2% had completed post-graduate studies. 46.1% of the female population was part of the work force. Of those, 45.7% dedicated each week to full-time work, and 0% were unemployed.

Males in Penrose

46.1% of people in Penrose were male. 44.6% of males were married, and 6.9% were in a De facto relationship. 7.7% were widowed, and 22.3% had never married. 7.7% were separated or divorced. 19.2% of the male population was under the age of 15.

15.4% of male residents in Penrose had a university degree, of which 25.0% had completed post-graduate studies. 48.5% of the male population was part of the work force. Of those, 65.1% dedicated each week to full-time work, and 0% were unemployed.

Property in Penrose

There were 158 properties in Penrose, 74.1% of which were occupied by residents. Of these, 56.4% were owned outright by the people that lived there, and 21.4% were currently on their way to owning their home. The average weekly rent in Penrose was about $170, while the average monthly mortgage payment was $2,600. On average, 89.4% of the household income was dedicated to mortgage payments. In Penrose, 73.4% of properties were free standing houses, and 0% were units or apartments.

70.9% of residents had Broadband Internet, while 4.3% were still on dialup. 21.4% of households had no internet.

Unless noted, demographic data sets are from the 2011 Australian Census. Copyright of demographic related data resides with Commonwealth of Australia. Used with permission.