The size of Tea Gardens is approximately 84.3 square kilometres. It has 12 parks covering nearly 9.6% of total area. The population of Tea Gardens in 2011 was 2,434 people. By 2016 the population was 2,888 showing a population growth of 18.7% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Tea Gardens is 70-79 years. Households in Tea Gardens are primarily childless couples and are likely to be repaying $1400 - $1799 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Tea Gardens work in a trades occupation. In 2011, 69.1% of the homes in Tea Gardens were owner-occupied compared with 71.5% in 2016. Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $695,000.