Lane Cove West Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Lane Cove West (2066) is a suburb of Sydney, Lower North Shore, New South Wales. It is about 8 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Lane Cove West is in the federal electorate of North Sydney.

In the 2011 census the population of Lane Cove West was 2,251 and is comprised of approximately 52.1% females and 47.9% males.

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

67.1% of people living in the suburb of Lane Cove West were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.5% England, 2.7% China , 2.0% Malaysia, 1.7% New Zealand, 1.4% South Africa, 1.2% Hong Kong , 1.1% Iran, 1.0% Germany, 0.8% India, 0.7% Japan, 0.7% Lebanon, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Philippines.

77.9% of people living in Lane Cove West speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Cantonese, 3.2% Mandarin, 2.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.1% Other, 1.4% Spanish, 1.1% Greek, 0.9% Italian, 0.8% Arabic, 0.8% Persian.

The religious makeup of Lane Cove West is 31.2% Catholic, 22.2% No religion, 21.0% Anglican, 4.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Eastern Orthodox, 2.5% Buddhism, 2.3% Uniting Church, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Lutheran.

60.3% of people are married, 26.7% have never married and 7.2% are divorced and 1.6% are separated. There are 71 widowed people living in Lane Cove West.

61.9% of the people living in Lane Cove West over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.8% are working on a part time basis. Lane Cove West has an unemployment rate of 2.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Lane Cove West are 36.0% Professionals, 21.8% Managers, 16.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.5% Technicians & trades workers, 6.9% Sales workers, 6.5% Community & personal service workers, 2.9% Labourers, 1.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lane Cove West work in are 16.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.8% Financial and insurance services, 10.7% Health care and social assistance, 8.8% Education and training, 6.9% Retail trade, 6.3% Manufacturing, 5.6% Wholesale trade, 5.3% Information media and telecommunications, 4.4% Administrative and support services.

34.8% of homes are fully owned, and 41.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $875 per week and the median household income is $2540 per week.

The median rent in Lane Cove West is $470 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $3467 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lane Cove West postcode 2066

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