Lane Cove Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Lane Cove (2066) is a suburb of Sydney, Lower North Shore, New South Wales. It is about 7 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Lane Cove is in the federal electorate of North Sydney.

In the 2011 census the population of Lane Cove was 9,474 and is comprised of approximately 53.3% females and 46.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lane Cove is 38 years of age.

62.1% of people living in the suburb of Lane Cove were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.8% England, 2.6% China , 2.4% New Zealand, 2.0% India, 1.3% South Africa, 1.3% Hong Kong , 1.3% Malaysia, 1.0% United States of America, 1.0% Philippines, 0.7% Scotland, 0.7% Japan, 0.7% Italy, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% Korea, Republic of .

74.4% of people living in Lane Cove speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.1% Cantonese, 2.7% Mandarin, 2.6% Other, 1.3% Italian, 1.3% Spanish, 0.9% Hindi, 0.8% Greek, 0.7% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Lane Cove is 28.7% Catholic, 25.2% No religion, 17.4% Anglican, 6.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Uniting Church, 3.0% Buddhism, 2.4% Eastern Orthodox, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Hinduism, 1.6% Judaism.

50.7% of people are married, 32.2% have never married and 8.4% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 513 widowed people living in Lane Cove.

66.7% of the people living in Lane Cove over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.4% are working on a part time basis. Lane Cove has an unemployment rate of 3.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Lane Cove are 38.9% Professionals, 19.2% Managers, 15.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.5% Sales workers, 7.0% Technicians & trades workers, 6.7% Community & personal service workers, 2.6% Labourers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.3% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Lane Cove work in are 17.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.1% Health care and social assistance, 10.9% Financial and insurance services, 8.9% Education and training, 7.5% Retail trade, 5.1% Accommodation and food services, 5.0% Manufacturing, 4.8% Wholesale trade, 4.5% Information media and telecommunications.

32.5% of homes are fully owned, and 33.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $957 per week and the median household income is $1942 per week.

The median rent in Lane Cove is $420 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lane Cove postcode 2066

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