Lake Gardens Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Lake Gardens (3355) is a suburb of South Western Victoria, Ballaratt, Victoria. It is about 105 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Lake Gardens is in the federal electorate of Ballarat.

In the 2011 census the population of Lake Gardens was 1,666 and is comprised of approximately 53.8% females and 46.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lake Gardens is 42 years of age.

82.4% of people living in the suburb of Lake Gardens were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.6% England, 1.4% India, 1.2% South Africa, 1.1% China , 1.0% New Zealand, 0.7% Scotland, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.6% Malaysia, 0.5% United States of America, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Hong Kong , 0.4% Iraq, 0.3% Malta, 0.2% Kenya.

90.8% of people living in Lake Gardens speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 1.0% Mandarin, 0.7% Arabic, 0.7% Hindi, 0.5% Cantonese, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Bengali, 0.3% German.

The religious makeup of Lake Gardens is 26.2% Catholic, 20.5% No religion, 17.2% Anglican, 14.0% Uniting Church, 6.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Churches of Christ, 1.4% Hinduism, 1.4% Islam, 1.2% Pentecostal.

60.9% of people are married, 22.6% have never married and 7.3% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 83 widowed people living in Lake Gardens.

58.2% of the people living in Lake Gardens over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.3% are working on a part time basis. Lake Gardens has an unemployment rate of 5.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Lake Gardens are 27.9% Professionals, 18.1% Managers, 15.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.5% Sales workers, 8.6% Technicians & trades workers, 8.2% Community & personal service workers, 6.3% Labourers, 2.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lake Gardens work in are 17.1% Health care and social assistance, 13.3% Retail trade, 12.4% Education and training, 7.3% Manufacturing, 6.3% Public administration and safety, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 5.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.7% Construction, 3.8% Financial and insurance services.

40.8% of homes are fully owned, and 28.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 29.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $636 per week and the median household income is $1402 per week.

The median rent in Lake Gardens is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1465 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lake Gardens postcode 3355

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