The size of Meldale is approximately 5.7 square kilometres. It has 1 park covering nearly 0.2% of total area. The population of Meldale in 2011 was 364 people. By 2016 the population was 208 showing a population decline of 42.9% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Meldale is 50-59 years. Households in Meldale are primarily childless couples and are likely to be repaying $1000 – $1399 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Meldale work in a machinery operators and drivers occupation. In 2011, 65.9% of the homes in Meldale were owner-occupied compared with 80.3% in 2016.