The size of Heckenberg is approximately 1 km2. It has 5 parks covering nearly 15% of the total area. There is 1 school and 2 childcare centres located in Heckenberg.

The population of Heckenberg in 2001 was 2,094 people. By 2006 the population was 2,869 showing a population growth of 37% in the area during that time.

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

Households in Heckenberg 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 Heckenberg work in a non-specific occupation.

In 2001, 50% of the homes in Heckenberg were owner-occupied compared with 49% in 2006.

Currently the median sale price of houses in the area is $326,500.