Lennox Head Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Lennox Head (2478) is a suburb of North Coast, Northern Rivers, New South Wales. It is about 608 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Lennox Head is in the federal electorate of Richmond.

In the 2011 census the population of Lennox Head was 6,147 and is comprised of approximately 51.6% females and 48.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lennox Head is 40 years of age.

83.6% of people living in the suburb of Lennox Head were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.9% England, 2.0% New Zealand, 0.7% Scotland, 0.7% United States of America, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Switzerland, 0.2% Japan, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Indonesia, 0.2% Bahamas.

93.3% of people living in Lennox Head speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% German, 0.5% Other, 0.4% Japanese, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Indonesian, 0.2% Thai.

The religious makeup of Lennox Head is 27.7% Catholic, 27.1% No religion, 20.8% Anglican, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.6% Uniting Church, 2.2% Other religious affiliation , 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Buddhism, 1.0% Baptist.

52.9% of people are married, 29.8% have never married and 10.0% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 188 widowed people living in Lennox Head.

50.3% of the people living in Lennox Head over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 38.1% are working on a part time basis. Lennox Head has an unemployment rate of 5.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Lennox Head are 26.5% Professionals, 14.0% Managers, 13.2% Technicians & trades workers, 11.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.6% Community & personal service workers, 11.2% Sales workers, 8.1% Labourers, 2.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lennox Head work in are 14.7% Health care and social assistance, 12.9% Education and training, 12.1% Retail trade, 10.7% Accommodation and food services, 9.6% Construction, 7.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 4.8% Manufacturing, 3.6% Administrative and support services.

35.5% of homes are fully owned, and 36.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $597 per week and the median household income is $1258 per week.

The median rent in Lennox Head is $375 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lennox Head postcode 2478

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