The size of Canley Vale is approximately 3 km². It has 9 parks covering nearly 9% of the total area. There are 4 schools and 3 childcare centres located in Canley Vale. The population of Canley Vale in 2001 was 8,653 people. By 2006 the population was 9,359 showing a population growth of 8% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Canley Vale is 40 – 49 years. Households in Canley Vale are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying between $800.00 – $1000.00 per month on mortgage repayments. In 2001, 50% of the homes in Canley Vale were owner-occupied compared with 60% in 2006. Currently the median sale price of houses in the area is $392,500.