The size of Carlton is approximately 2.1 square kilometres. It has 2 parks covering nearly 0.3% of total area. The population of Carlton in 2011 was 9,808 people. By 2016 the population was 10,734 showing a population growth of 9.4% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Carlton is 30-39 years. Households in Carlton are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying $1800 -$2399 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Carlton work in a professional
occupation. In 2011, 64.8% of the homes in Carlton were owner-occupied compared with 58.7% in 2016. Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $1,265,000 and units $659,750.