Main Place

Rouxville

Quick Fact
  • 1,355

  • 382

  • 13,9%

  • 59,9%

  • 95,8%

  • 71,7%

Rouxville was established on the farm Zuurbult in 1864 and was named after the Reverend Pieter Roux, minister of the Dutch Reformed Church in Smithfield from 1853 to 1874. (GPS coordinates: 30.4168 S, 26.8391 E).

Character(s) left.
  • Raper PE. 2004. New dictionary of South African Place Names. Jonathan Ball Publishers.

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Key Statistics 2011

Characteristics
Total population1,355
Young (0-14)38,2%
Working Age (15-64)54,2%
Elderly (65+)7,6%
Dependency ratio84,6
Sex ratio84,6
Population density80 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+10,7%
Higher education aged 20+13,9%
Matric aged 20+27%
Number of households382
Average household size2,9
Female headed households41,5%
Formal dwellings97,4%
Housing owned/paying off49,2%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage71,7%
Weekly refuse removal58,1%
Piped water inside dwelling59,9%
Electricity for lighting95,8%

Place names

Mohokare Municipality