The size of Lurnea is approximately 2 km2.  It has 12 parks covering nearly 8% of the total area.  There are 4 schools and 3 childcare centres located in Lurnea. 

The population of Lurnea in 2001 was 5,862 people.  By 2006 the population was 7,464 showing a population growth of 27% in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Lurnea is 10 - 19 years. 

Households in Lurnea are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying between $1000.00 - $1200.00 per month on mortgage repayments.

In general, people in Lurnea work in a non-specific occupation.

In 2001, 62% of the homes in Lurnea were owner-occupied compared with 57% in 2006. 

Currently the median sale price of houses in the area is $363,000.