The size of Padstow is approximately 5.5 square kilometres. It has 15 parks covering nearly 7.5% of total area. The population of Padstow in 2011 was 12,716 people. By 2016 the population was 13,287 showing a population growth of 4.5% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Padstow is 50-59 years. Households in Padstow are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying $1800 - $2399 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Padstow work in a professional occupation. In 2011, 70% of the homes in Padstow were owner-occupied compared with 67.2% in 2016. Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $1,130,000.