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The Rock is located in south New South Wales and has a population of around 1,100 (50.6% male, 49.4% female). Around 287 families live in the area and of those 42.9% have one or more children under the age of 15. 14.6% of families have only a single parent while 38.3% of couples have no children. The Rock covers an area of approximately 23929 hectares or around 239 square kilometres (km2) (59129 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in The Rock is between $400-$599 per week (17.6% of people). 8.8% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 1.8% of the population.
Of the 378 private dwellings in The Rock 44% are owned outright by their occupiers, 40% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 13% are being rented. On average there are around 2.8 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in The Rock is as follows: 97.1% separate houses, 1.6% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 0.0% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in The Rock 56% are married, 8% are divorced, 2% are separated, 8% are widowed and 27% have never married.
The Rock varies in altitude/elevation from about 250 m (highlight point) to 500 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for The Rock is 2655.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of The Rock include Mangoplah, Milbrulong, Pleasant Hills, Wrathall and Yerong Creek.
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