The size of Taree is approximately 47.8 square kilometres. It has 33 parks covering nearly 2.7% of total area. The population of Taree in 2011 was 15,848 people. By 2016 the population was 16,214 showing a population growth of 2.3% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Taree is 60-69 years. Households in Taree are primarily childless couples and are likely to be repaying $1000 - $1399 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Taree work in a professional occupation. In 2011, 59.7% of the homes in Taree were owner-occupied compared with 58.5% in 2016. Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $400,000.