DemographicsRiverstone is approximately 22.46 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Riverstone was 7247. The population is 50% male and 50% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Riverstone are $1800 to $2399. The most common weekly income bracket is $1000 to $1249 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $350 to $449.
DescriptionRiverstone (postcode: 2765) is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Riverstone is located 48 kilometres (30 mi) north-west of the Sydney central business district, in the Blacktown local government area; part of the Greater Western Sydney region. Originally settled in 1803 as part of a government stock farm, Riverstone is one of the oldest towns in Australia. As at the 2011 census, Riverstone had an estimated population of 6,191. Riverstone remained a small country town until the beginning of the 21st century when the current housing boom swallowed it up as part of the urban sprawl. Large areas of former farmland have recently (2014) also been released for housing in Riverstone and surrounding suburbs. On its northern side Riverstone still has a large and thriving industrial area. Poultry farming and intensive market gardening are also still important activities in the area. Riverstone features two public schools: Riverstone High School and Riverstone Public School. It also has three private schools: Norwest Christian College (formerly known as Coverdale Christian School), St Johns Catholic School and Australian Christian College. Australian Christian College has two components: the on campus day school and the distance education school, which serves home educated students across New South Wales.
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