The size of Kingscliff is approximately 9 square kilometres. The population of Kingscliff in 2006 was 4,285 people. By 2011 the population was 6,400 showing a population growth of 49% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Kingscliff is 0-14 years. In general, people in Kingscliff work in a professional occupation. In 2006, 52.2% of the homes in Kingscliff were owner-occupied compared with 59.6% in 2011.
It has been said in past years that Kingscliff would be the next Noosa which has been true in some ways but listening to the people who used to visit the Sunshine Coast see Kingscliff as how Noosa used to be some years ago, with that relaxed beachside lifestyle, small restaurants and cafes where you can just grab a coffee, breakfast or lunch and kick back and enjoy the surrounds and the perfect climate.