Coogee is a suburb of southeast Sydney in east New South Wales and has a population of around 13,000 (48.2% male, 51.8% female). Around 3029 families live in the area and of those 30.1% have one or more children under the age of 15. 10.9% of families have only a single parent while 50.7% of couples have no children. Coogee covers an area of approximately 191 hectares (472 acres).

The most common income bracket for people living in Coogee is between $1,000-$1,299 per week (13.0% of people). 5.4% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 10.5% of the population.

Of the 5637 private dwellings in Coogee 25% are owned outright by their occupiers, 22% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 51% are being rented. On average there are around 2.3 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Coogee is as follows: 12.9% separate houses, 10.0% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 76.8% flats (including units and apartments).

In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Coogee 32% are married, 8% are divorced, 2% are separated, 4% are widowed and 54% have never married.

Compared to the rest of Australia, Coogee has an above average migrant population, with around 41.4% of residents being born overseas. The top 5 countries of birth for migrants in the area are: United Kingdom (9.3%), New Zealand (3.4%), Ireland (2.0%), United States of America (1.1%), South Africa (1.1%).

Coogee varies in altitude/elevation from about 6 m (highlight point) to 81 m (highlight point) above sea level.

The postcode for Coogee is 2034.

Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Coogee include Clovelly, Randwick and South Coogee.