The size of Busby is approximately 1 km2. It has 7 parks covering nearly 7% of the total area. There are 3 schools and 3 childcare centres located in Busby.

The population of Busby in 2001 was 4,306 people. By 2006 the population was 3,948 showing a population decline of 8% in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Busby is 10 - 19 years.

Households in Busby are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying between $800.00 - $1000.00 per month on mortgage repayments.

In general, people in Busby work in a non-specific occupation.

In 2001, 44% of the homes in Busby were owner-occupied compared with 52% in 2006.

Currently the median sale price of houses in the area is $350,000.