Lapstone Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Lapstone (2773) is a suburb of Sydney, Blue Mountains, New South Wales. It is about 54 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Lapstone is in the federal electorate of Macquarie.

In the 2011 census the population of Lapstone was 911 and is comprised of approximately 49.6% females and 50.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lapstone is 43 years of age.

82.4% of people living in the suburb of Lapstone were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.3% England, 2.1% New Zealand, 1.3% Scotland, 0.9% Japan, 0.8% Sri Lanka, 0.7% Argentina, 0.5% Hungary, 0.5% Austria, 0.5% Hong Kong , 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Netherlands.

92.7% of people living in Lapstone speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.8% Italian, 0.7% French, 0.7% Spanish, 0.7% Dutch, 0.3% Vietnamese, 0.3% Hungarian, 0.3% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Lapstone is 26.6% Catholic, 23.2% No religion, 20.6% Anglican, 6.1% Uniting Church, 4.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 2.5% Baptist, 1.8% Buddhism, 1.2% Pentecostal.

61.9% of people are married, 27.2% have never married and 6.2% are divorced and 1.8% are separated. There are 21 widowed people living in Lapstone.

63.2% of the people living in Lapstone over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.6% are working on a part time basis. Lapstone has an unemployment rate of 3.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Lapstone are 34.8% Professionals, 15.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.1% Managers, 12.4% Technicians & trades workers, 8.0% Community & personal service workers, 5.3% Sales workers, 5.3% Labourers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.4% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Lapstone work in are 16.6% Education and training, 14.1% Health care and social assistance, 10.4% Public administration and safety, 9.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.3% Manufacturing, 6.2% Construction, 4.6% Wholesale trade, 4.4% Accommodation and food services, 3.7% Financial and insurance services.

45.5% of homes are fully owned, and 38.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $715 per week and the median household income is $1725 per week.

The median rent in Lapstone is $345 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lapstone postcode 2773

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