Lakefield Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Lakefield (4892) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1665 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Lakefield is in the federal electorate of Leichhardt.

In the 2011 census the population of Lakefield was 184 and is comprised of approximately 38.6% females and 61.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lakefield is 36 years of age.

68.3% of people living in the suburb of Lakefield were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.7% New Zealand, 2.7% Papua New Guinea, 2.2% England, 2.2% Italy.

74.3% of people living in Lakefield speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 20.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.2% Other, 1.6% German, 1.6% French.

The religious makeup of Lakefield is 28.3% No religion, 27.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 15.8% Catholic, 13.6% Anglican, 6.0% Uniting Church, 3.8% Christian, nfd, 3.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Lutheran.

24.3% of people are married, 61.5% have never married and 8.9% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 3 widowed people living in Lakefield.

88.7% of the people living in Lakefield over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 7.5% are working on a part time basis. Lakefield has an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Lakefield are 25.7% Managers, 21.1% Labourers, 16.5% Professionals, 13.8% Technicians & trades workers, 11.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.2% Community & personal service workers, 2.8% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Lakefield work in are 41.5% Accommodation and food services, 18.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.3% Arts and recreation services, 11.3% Public administration and safety, 8.5% Construction, 5.7% Inadequately described/Not stated, 2.8% Retail trade.

47.4% of homes are fully owned, and 7.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $593 per week and the median household income is $857 per week.

The median rent in Lakefield is $0 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $0 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lakefield postcode 4892

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