Lake Illawarra

Suburb Profiles

The suburb of Lake Illawarra is located in the Local Government area of Shellharbour and covers an area of approximately 2.7 Sq Km.

The surrounding suburbs include Warilla, Windang and Mount Warrigal.

In 2006, the population of Lake Illawarra was 2,959 people, with the main age group being people between 40 and 49 years of age.

The largest segment of the population are Not in Labour Force, in general those in employment work as Technicians and Trades people with most people traveling to work by driving a car.

There are approximately 1,233 dwellings, with the majority of these (59%) being house. 30.2% of properties in the area are fully owned, with 21% of the properties being purchased and 54% being owner occupied.

Married people account for 60% of the population and households in Lake Illawarra are mainly Couples with no children.

There are 11 Parks and 2 High Schools.

Local Amenities include a Post Office.

Currently, the median sale price of Houses, Units and Vacant Land in Lake Illawarra is $280,453 compared to $344,991 for the Local Government Area of Shellharbour.


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