The size of Croydon is approximately 14 square kilometres. It has 39 parks covering nearly 7.7% of total area. The population of Croydon in 2011 was 23,552 people. By 2016 the population was 26,958 showing a population growth of 14.5% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Croydon is 30-39 years. Households in Croydon are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying $1800 - $2399 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Croydon work in a professional occupation. In 2011, 71.3% of the homes in Croydon were owner-occupied compared with 70.1% in 2016. Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $850,000.