The size of Geelong is approximately 3.3 square kilometres. It has 11 parks covering nearly 8% of total area. The population of Geelong in 2011 was 4,700 people. By 2016 the population was 5,220 showing a population growth of 11.1% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Geelong is 20-29 years. Households in Geelong are primarily childless couples and are likely to be repaying $1800 - $2399 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Geelong work in a professional occupation. In 2011, 55.3% of the homes in Geelong were owner-occupied compared with 54% in 2016. Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $885,000.