The size of Port Macquarie is approximately 54.2 square kilometres. It has 61 parks covering nearly 20.2% of total area. The population of Port Macquarie in 2011 was 41,491 people. By 2016 the population was 44,857 showing a population growth of 8.1% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Port Macquarie is 60-69 years. Households in Port Macquarie are primarily childless couples and are likely to be repaying $1800 - $2399 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Port Macquarie work in a professional occupation. In 2011, 64.9% of the homes in Port Macquarie were owner-occupied compared with 64% in 2016. Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $651,000.