Amaroo  Suburb
About Amaroo
Amaroo postcode 2914
Total Persons : 5502
Total Males : 2675
Total Femals : 2827
Age Group (0-4 years) : 690
Age Group (5-14 years) 993
65 Years Over:
Median Age of Persons 30
Persons born overseas 1100
Main Country of birth which is not Australia: England
No of people of Main Country of birth which is not Australia : 133
No of People Married : 2433
Married Percentage: 0.637
Labour Force: 3073
Employed Fulltime: 2117
Employed Full Time Percentage: 0.689
Main Occupation: Professionals
Number of Main Occupation: 781
Main Occupation Percentage: 0.259
Main Industry of Employment: Central Government Administration
Main Industry of Employment Numbers: 527
Main Industry of Employment Percentage: 0.175
Median Individual Income ($/Weekly): 887
Median Household Income ($/Weekly) : 1856
Median Family Income ($/Weekly): 1976
Number of Families: 1504
Number of Families With Children: 921
Total Private Dwellings: 1868
Median Rent ($/Weekly):* 300
Median Housing Loan Repayment ($/Weekly): 1733
Average Household Size: 3
Average Number of Persons Per Bedroom: 1
Household Fully Owned Percentage: 0.136
Household Rented Percentage: 0.241
Family Household Percentage: 0.823
Amaroo is a suburb in the Canberra, Australia district of Gungahlin and was gazetted on 18 October 1991.

Amaroo � which means �a beautiful place� in one of the local Aboriginal dialects. Place names in Amaroo such as Shoalhaven Avenue are named after Australian rivers and lakes.

The suburb has two schools next to each other, and Good Shepherd Catholic primary. The Amaroo School complex accommodates children from Preschool to Year 10 and is the first purpose-built government Middle School in the ACT. It was completed in three stages. (Source: Wiki)
* Median Rent is based on data from the most recent Australian suburb survey.
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