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Upper North Adelaide

Dwelling type

In Upper North Adelaide, 76.1% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 87% in the City of Adelaide.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Upper North Adelaide's residential role and function. A greater concentration of higher density dwellings is likely to attract more young adults and smaller households, often renting. Larger, detached or separate dwellings are more likely to attract families and prospective families. The residential built form often reflects market opportunities or planning policy, such as building denser forms of housing around public transport nodes or employment centres.

Dwelling Type statistics should be viewed in conjunction with Household Size, Household Types, Housing Tenure and Age Structure for a more complete picture of the housing market in Upper North Adelaide.

Derived from the Census:

'Dwelling Type is derived from an assessment by the Census Collector who observes and records the type of dwelling structure.'

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
Upper North Adelaide20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Separate house
54523.611.653423.714.7+11
map this data in atlas.idMedium density1,33157.745.91,32658.852.6+5
map this data in atlas.idHigh density42418.441.138517.130.8+39
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.000.00.00
Other
30.11.280.41.9-5
Not stated
30.10.200.00.0+3

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Dwelling type
Upper North Adelaide20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Occupied private dwellings1,99685.886.92,01088.186.9-14
Unoccupied private dwellings31513.511.825611.211.7+59
Non private dwellings160.71.3150.71.4+1

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Dwelling structure, 2011
Dwelling structure, 2011 Other, City of Adelaide: 1.2% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Adelaide: 0.0% High density, City of Adelaide: 41.1% Medium density, City of Adelaide: 45.9% Separate house, City of Adelaide: 11.6% Other, Upper North Adelaide: 0.1% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Upper North Adelaide: 0.0% High density, Upper North Adelaide: 18.4% Medium density, Upper North Adelaide: 57.7% Separate house, Upper North Adelaide: 23.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in dwelling structure, 2006 to 2011
Change in dwelling structure, 2006 to 2011 Other, Upper North Adelaide: -5 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Upper North Adelaide: 0 High density, Upper North Adelaide: +39 Medium density, Upper North Adelaide: +5 Separate house, Upper North Adelaide: +11
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

In 2011, there were 545 separate houses in the area, 1,331 medium density dwellings, and 424 high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Upper North Adelaide in 2011 shows that 23.6% of all dwellings were separate houses; 57.7% were medium density dwellings, and 18.4% were in high density dwellings, compared with 11.6%, 45.9%, and 41.1% in the the City of Adelaide respectively.

In 2011, a total of 85.8% of the dwellings in Upper North Adelaide were occupied on Census night, compared to 86.9% in the City of Adelaide. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 13.5%, which is larger compared to that found in the City of Adelaide (11.8%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Upper North Adelaide increased by 45 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Upper North Adelaide between 2006 and 2011.