Lavender Bay Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Lavender Bay (2060) is a suburb of Sydney, Lower North Shore, New South Wales. It is about 3 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Lavender Bay is in the federal electorate of North Sydney.

In the 2011 census the population of Lavender Bay was 852 and is comprised of approximately 53.1% females and 46.9% males.

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

57.6% of people living in the suburb of Lavender Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.2% England, 3.3% New Zealand, 1.6% Korea, Republic of , 1.6% Malaysia, 1.4% India, 1.2% United States of America, 1.1% Germany, 1.1% Thailand, 0.9% Canada, 0.9% Philippines, 0.8% South Africa, 0.8% France, 0.8% Poland, 0.7% Ireland.

75.8% of people living in Lavender Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% German, 1.8% Mandarin, 1.5% Korean, 1.4% Italian, 0.9% French, 0.8% Spanish, 0.7% Other, 0.7% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Lavender Bay is 30.4% No religion, 26.7% Catholic, 13.5% Anglican, 12.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.9% Uniting Church, 2.3% Buddhism, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Other religious affiliation , 1.2% Baptist.

36.3% of people are married, 48.9% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 30 widowed people living in Lavender Bay.

68.3% of the people living in Lavender Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.6% are working on a part time basis. Lavender Bay has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Lavender Bay are 46.2% Professionals, 19.7% Managers, 15.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.4% Sales workers, 5.1% Technicians & trades workers, 4.7% Community & personal service workers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 0.9% Labourers.

The main industries people from Lavender Bay work in are 21.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.1% Financial and insurance services, 8.6% Health care and social assistance, 7.9% Education and training, 7.1% Retail trade, 6.4% Information media and telecommunications, 4.9% Accommodation and food services, 4.7% Administrative and support services, 4.5% Manufacturing.

25.9% of homes are fully owned, and 16.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 52.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1235 per week and the median household income is $1947 per week.

The median rent in Lavender Bay is $421 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $3000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lavender Bay postcode 2060

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