Ruse, located 52 km south-west of the Sydney CBD, is part of the local government area of the city of Campbelltown and is in the Macarthur region.

The suburb is named after James Ruse, known as the Father of Australia’s wheat industry. Major development took place in the 1960s when the area was transformed into a residential housing estate.

Ruse is an established residential suburb that attracts mostly families and retirees. This family oriented, quiet, leafy suburb may be located on the fringe of Sydney, but many conveniences are easily accessible such as shops, restaurants, gym and parks. Several schools are located around the area, making this place a perfect choice for families with growing children. There is one public school in the suburb and numerous childcare facilities.

Population quick facts

  • Total population: 5,584
  • Number of families: 1,596
  • Top age groups and lifestyles: Older couples and families, older independence, and maturing couples and families

Property statistics

  • Median rent: $430 per week
  • Median property price: $620,000
  • Top dwelling structure: Separate house
  • Average bedrooms per property: 3.5

Places of interest

  • Cook Reserve
  • Mary Doherty Reserve
  • Worrell Park
  • Ruse Village Shopping Centre
  • Ruse Public School

*Data based on the Census 2016.