The size of Parramatta is approximately 5.5 square kilometres. It has 24 parks covering nearly 18.7% of total area. The population of Parramatta in 2011 was 19,744 people. By 2016 the population was 25,788 showing a population growth of 30.6% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Parramatta is 30-39 years. Households in Parramatta are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying $1800 - $2399 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Parramatta work in a professional occupation. In 2011, 35.9% of the homes in Parramatta were owner-occupied compared with 28.1% in 2016. Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $1,205,000.