The size of Surry Hills is approximately 1.3 square kilometres. It has 11 parks covering nearly 7% of total area. The population of Surry Hills in 2011 was 15,342 people. By 2016 the population was 16,417 showing a population growth of 7.0% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Surry Hills is 30-39 years. Households in Surry Hills are primarily childless couples and are likely to be repaying over $4000 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Surry Hills work in a professional occupation. In 2011, 34.9% of the homes in Surry Hills were owner-occupied compared with 32.3% in 2016. Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $1,920,000.