The size of North Lakes is approximately 11.6 square kilometres. It has 102 parks covering nearly 15% of total area. The population of North Lakes in 2011 was 15,045 people. By 2016 the population was 21,670 showing a population growth of 44.0% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in North Lakes is 0-9 years. Households in North Lakes are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying $1800 – $2399 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in North Lakes work in a professional occupation. In 2011, 61.9% of the homes in North Lakes were owner-occupied compared with 54.8% in 2016.