The suburb of Wakerley is approximately 4.9 square kilometres in size. Wakerley has 14 parks covering nearly 18.2% of total area. The population of Wakerley in 2011 was 7,802 people. By 2016 the population was 8,445 showing a population growth of 8.2% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Wakerley is 0-9 years. Households in Wakerley are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying $3000 - $3999 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Wakerley work in a professional occupation. In 2011, 69.4% of the homes in Wakerley were owner-occupied compared with 72.3% in 2016. The median sales price of houses in the area is currently $749,875.