Lakewood Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Lakewood (2443) is a suburb of North Coast, Mid North Coast, New South Wales. It is about 287 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Lakewood is in the federal electorate of Lyne.

In the 2011 census the population of Lakewood was 1,318 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lakewood is 54 years of age.

84.7% of people living in the suburb of Lakewood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.8% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.2% Scotland, 1.0% Germany, 0.4% Latvia, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Singapore, 0.3% India, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% United States of America.

96.2% of people living in Lakewood speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% German, 0.2% Other.

The religious makeup of Lakewood is 36.9% Anglican, 22.6% Catholic, 19.9% No religion, 4.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Uniting Church, 4.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Baptist, 1.0% Christian, nfd, 0.7% Seventh-day Adventist, 0.6% Pentecostal.

61.8% of people are married, 18.5% have never married and 8.2% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 99 widowed people living in Lakewood.

46.2% of the people living in Lakewood over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.7% are working on a part time basis. Lakewood has an unemployment rate of 12.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Lakewood are 17.4% Technicians & trades workers, 14.8% Sales workers, 14.8% Community & personal service workers, 12.0% Professionals, 12.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.0% Labourers, 7.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.6% Managers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lakewood work in are 19.6% Retail trade, 17.9% Health care and social assistance, 8.7% Construction, 7.0% Accommodation and food services, 6.7% Education and training, 6.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.6% Manufacturing, 5.6% Other services, 4.2% Public administration and safety.

58.5% of homes are fully owned, and 21.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $364 per week and the median household income is $707 per week.

The median rent in Lakewood is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1560 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lakewood postcode 2443

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