From the latest RPData's suburb profile report
Ballina is approximately 21 square kilometres.
It has 14 parks covering nearly 5% of total area.
The population of Ballina in 2006 was 7,925 people. By 2011 the population was 7,867 showing a stable population in the area during thattime.
The predominant age group in Ballina is 55-64 years.Households in Ballina are primarily childless couples and are likely to be repaying between $1800 - $2400 per month on mortgagerepayments.
In general, people in Ballina work in a non-specific occupation.
In 2006, 53.4% of the homes in Ballina were owner-occupied compared with 49.6% in 2011.
Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $386,000. This is up $16,000 from December 2012
Currently Ballina Shire council is offering a First home owner land Grant check the Ballina council website for more info