Lane Cove North is a suburb on the Lower North Shore of Sydney of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Lane Cove North is located 11 kilometres north-west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government areas of the Municipality of Lane Cove and the City of Willoughby. Lane Cove and Lane Cove West are separate suburbs.
Boundaries are Pacific Highway in east, Epping Road in the south, Lane Cove River in the west and Chatswood Golf Course in the north. The Local Government boundary is Mowbray Road.
At the 2016 census, the suburb of Lane Cove North recorded a population of 11,436. Of these:
Age distribution: The median age was 34 years, compared to the national median of 38 years. Children aged under 15 years made up 17.2% of the population (national average is 18.7%) and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.2% of the population (national average is 15.8%).
Ethnic diversity : 51.7% of people were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 66.7%; the next most common countries of birth were China 5.9%, England 3.9%, India 3.1%, New Zealand 1.8% and Hong Kong 1.8%. 58.2% of people spoke only English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 6.8%, Cantonese 4.3%, Spanish 2.0%, Japanese 1.9% and Nepali 1.9%.
Finances: The median household weekly income was $2,161, compared to the national median of $1,438. This difference is also reflected in real estate prices, with the median mortgage payment in Lane Cove North being $2,400 per month, compared to the national median of $1,755.
Transport: On the day of the Census, 34.8% of employed people used public transport as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 47.8% used car (either as driver or as passenger).
Housing: 69.4% of occupied private dwellings were flats, units or apartments; 24.1% were separate houses, and 6.4% were semi-detached (row or terrace houses, townhouses etc.). The average household size was 2.4 people.