The size of Tweed Head South is approximately 12 square kilometres. It has 15 parks covering nearly 12% of total area. The population of Tweed Head South in 2006 was 10,761 people. By 2011 the population was 7,905 showing a population decline of 26% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Tweed Head South is 65-74 years. Households in Tweed Head South are primarily childless couples. In general, people in Tweed Head South work in a non-specific occupation. In 2006, 67.6% of the homes in Tweed Head South were owner-occupied compared with 63.0% in 2011.