The size of Rockhampton City is approximately 2.5 square kilometres. It has 6 parks covering nearly 2.7% of total area. The population of Rockhampton City in 2011 was 2,244 people. By 2016 the population was 1,954 showing a population decline of 12.9% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Rockhampton City is 50-59 years. Households in Rockhampton City are primarily childless couples and are likely to be repaying $1000 - $1399 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Rockhampton City work in a professional occupation. In 2011, 41.4% of the homes in Rockhampton City were owner-occupied compared with 41.1% in 2016. Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $159,500.