About the profile areas
The 2015 Estimated Resident Population for Lurnea is 9,746, with a population density of 38.43 persons per hectare.
Location and boundaries
Lurnea is bounded by Hoxton Park Road in the north, Calabro Avenue, Liverpool Street, Graham Avenue and Chrysanthemum Avenue in the east, the South Western Motorway and Kurrajong Road in the south and Wonga Road, a line running continuous of Wonga Road and Maxwells Creek in the west.
Lurnea is thought to be named from an Aboriginal word meaning "platypus" or "resting place".
2015 ABS ERP
hectares (3 Km2)
persons per hectare
Development of the area dates primarily from the 1950s and 1960s. The population increased slightly from the mid 1990s, a result of some new dwellings being added to the area.
Lurnea is an established residential area.
Major features of the area include Amalfi Memorial Park, Meere Park, Phillips Park and a number of schools.
This small area includes most of the suburb of Lurnea, with a small part of the suburb located in the Casula small area.