The size of Forrestfield is approximately 17.4 square kilometres. It has 21 parks covering nearly 11.4% of total area. The population of Forrestfield in 2011 was 11,811 people. By 2016 the population was 12,715 showing a population growth of 7.7% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Forrestfield is 30-39 years. Households in Forrestfield are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying $1800 - $2399 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Forrestfield work in a trades occupation. In 2011, 73.2% of the homes in Forrestfield were owner-occupied compared with 73.3% in 2016. Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $422,000.