The size of Tweed Heads is approximately 5 square kilometres. It has 13 parks covering nearly 5% of total area. The population of Tweed Heads in 2006 was 7,135 people. By 2011 the population was 7,533 showing a population growth of 5% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Tweed Heads is 55-64 years. Households in Tweed Heads are primarily childless couples. In general, people in Tweed Heads work in a non-specific occupation. In 2006, 60.2% of the homes in Tweed Heads were owner-occupied compared with 57.2% in 2011.