The size of Burleigh Heads is approximately 10.2 square kilometres.
It has 67 parks covering nearly 19.2% of total area.
The population of Burleigh Heads in 2011 was 9,186 people. By 2016 the population was 10,063 showing a population growth of 9.5% in the area during that time.
The predominant age group in Burleigh Heads is 30-39 years.
Households in Burleigh Heads are primarily childless couples and are likely to be repaying $1800 - $2399 per month on mortgage repayments.
In general, people in Burleigh Heads work in a professional occupation.
In 2011, 59.3% of the homes in Burleigh Heads were owner-occupied compared with 60.2% in 2016.