The size of Yamba is approximately 16.9 square kilometres. It has 6 parks covering nearly 2.9% of total area. The population of Yamba in 2011 was 6,074 people. By 2016 the population was 6,078 showing a population growth of 0.1% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Yamba is 60-69 years. Households in Yamba are primarily childless couples and are likely to be repaying $1400 - $1799 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Yamba work in a professional occupation. In 2011, 65.1% of the homes in Yamba were owner-occupied compared with 67.4% in 2016. Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $735,000.