The size of Melton West is approximately 9.3 square kilometres. It has 9 parks covering nearly 3.8% of total area. The population of Melton West in 2011 was 14,171 people. By 2016 the population was 17,621 showing a population growth of 24.3% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Melton West is 0-9 years. Households in Melton West are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying $1400 - $1799 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Melton West work in a trades occupation. In 2011, 75% of the homes in Melton West were owner-occupied compared with 71.6% in 2016. Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $490,000.