The size of Crows Nest is approximately 1 km². There are 1 school and 2 childcare centres located in Crows Nest. The population of Crows Nest in 2001 was 4,190 people. By 2006 the population was 3,153 showing a population decline of 25% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Crows Nest is 30 - 39 years.
Households in Crows Nest are primarily sole parent and are likely to be repaying over $2000.00 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Crows Nest work in a professional occupation. In 2001, 40% of the homes in Crows Nest were owner-occupied compared with 49% in 2006.
Currently the median sale price of houses in the area is $1,213,500.