The escarpment views, the landscape and scenic drives make it popular with visitors who use it as a holiday destination or a stopover during their extended tours.
In recent times Roberston has become very well known as the area where the film "BABE" was made.
The rich red soil of the area has made it the largest potato growing area in New South Wales.
According to the 2016 Australian Census, there were 1,865 people that considered Robertson home. The average weekly wage was $664, and the average age was 45.
Females in Robertson
50% of people in Robertson were female. 40% of females were married, and 7% were in a De facto relationship. 9% were widowed, and 18% had never married. 13% were separated or divorced. 18% of the female population was under the age of 15.
19% of female residents in Robertson had a university degree, of which 27% had completed post-graduate studies. 44% of the female population was part of the work force. Of those, 44% dedicated each week to full-time work, and 5% were unemployed.
Males in Robertson
49% of people in Robertson were male. 39% of males were married, and 7% were in a De facto relationship. 7% were widowed, and 18% had never married. 11% were separated or divorced. 22% of the male population was under the age of 15.
11% of male residents in Robertson had a university degree, of which 32% had completed post-graduate studies. 47% of the male population was part of the work force. Of those, 72% dedicated each week to full-time work, and 3% were unemployed.
Property in Robertson
There were 811 properties in Robertson, 81% of which were occupied by residents. Of these, 43% were owned outright by the people that lived there, and 41% were currently on their way to owning their home. The average weekly rent in Robertson was about $350, while the average monthly mortgage payment was $1,794. On average, 32% of the household income was dedicated to mortgage payments. In Robertson, 80% of properties were free standing houses, and 0% were units or apartments. 11% 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.