The size of Paynesville is approximately 7 square kilometres. It has 4 parks covering nearly 5.7% of total area. The population of Paynesville in 2011 was 3,236 people. By 2016 the population was 3,476 showing a population growth of 7.4% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Paynesville is 60-69 years. Households in Paynesville are primarily childless couples and are likely to be repaying $1000 - $1399 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Paynesville work in a professional occupation. In 2011, 72.3% of the homes in Paynesville were owner-occupied compared with 71.5% in 2016. Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $429,000.