The size of Cabarita Beach is approximately 1 square kilometres. The population of Cabarita Beach in 1996 was 563 people. By 2001 the population was 673 showing a population growth of 19% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Cabarita Beach is 0-9 years. Households in Cabarita Beach are primarily couples with children. In 1996, 52.1% of the homes in Cabarita Beach were owner-occupied compared with 54.0% in 2001.