DemographicsArgenton is approximately 1.52 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Argenton was 1351. The population is 50% male and 50% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Argenton are $1400 to $1799. The most common weekly income bracket is $300 to $399 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $275 to $349.
DescriptionArgenton is a suburb of the city of Lake Macquarie in New South Wales, Australia 16 kilometres (10 mi) west of the Newcastle's central business district in Lake Macquarie's West Ward. Argenton is a small suburb of Lake Macquarie commonly recognised for its BMX Club, Soccer Club and longstanding Bakery which under initial ownership claimed to have the best meat pie in Australia. With the opening of Glendale Supercentre within the boundaries of Argenton, the area has seen rapid growth in visitors travelling through the suburb. The demolition of the Pasminco Smelter saw 360 people losing their employment although it caused much pollution to the surrounding areas. Much controversy surrounded the Pasminco and many saw both positive and negative factors in its closing.
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