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Upper North Adelaide

Housing tenure

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In Upper North Adelaide, 44% of households were purchasing or fully owned their home, 41.0% were renting privately, and 3.0% were in social housing in 2016.

Upper North Adelaide's Housing Tenure data provides insights into its socio-economic status as well as the role it plays in the housing market. For example, a high concentration of private renters may indicate a transient area attractive to young singles and couples, while a concentration of home owners indicates a more settled area with mature families and empty-nesters (Household Summary). Tenure can also reflect built form (Dwelling Type), with a significantly higher share of renters in high density housing and a substantially larger proportion of home-owners in separate houses, although this is not always the case.

In conjunction with other socio-economic status indicators in Upper North Adelaide, Tenure data is useful for analysing housing markets, housing affordability and identifying public housing areas.

Derived from the Census questions:

'Is this dwelling (owned outright, owned with a mortgage etc.)', and 'If this dwelling is being rented, who is it rented from?'

Households

Housing tenure
Upper North Adelaide - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Tenure typeNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idFully owned58028.118.257428.817.7+6
map this data in atlas.idMortgage32916.015.334417.215.1-15
Renting
90944.153.089644.954.8+13
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Social housing613.07.6894.58.9-28
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Private84541.044.980140.245.1+44
Renting - Not stated
30.10.560.30.8-3
Other tenure type
221.11.0231.21.0-1
Not stated
22210.812.51587.911.3+64

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Housing tenure, 2016
Housing tenure, 2016 Other tenure type, City of Adelaide: 1.0% Renting - Private, City of Adelaide: 44.9% Renting - Social housing, City of Adelaide: 7.6% Renting, City of Adelaide: 53.0% Mortgage, City of Adelaide: 15.3% Fully owned, City of Adelaide: 18.2% Other tenure type, Upper North Adelaide: 1.1% Renting - Private, Upper North Adelaide: 41.0% Renting - Social housing, Upper North Adelaide: 3.0% Renting, Upper North Adelaide: 44.1% Mortgage, Upper North Adelaide: 16.0% Fully owned, Upper North Adelaide: 28.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in housing tenure, 2011 to 2016
Change in housing tenure, 2011 to 2016 Other tenure type, Upper North Adelaide: -1 Renting - Private, Upper North Adelaide: +44 Renting - Social housing, Upper North Adelaide: -28 Renting, Upper North Adelaide: +13 Mortgage, Upper North Adelaide: -15 Fully owned, Upper North Adelaide: +6
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the housing tenure of the population of Upper North Adelaide in 2016 compared to the City of Adelaide shows that there was a larger proportion of households who owned their dwelling; a larger proportion purchasing their dwelling; and a smaller proportion who were renters.

Overall, 28.1% of the population owned their dwelling; 16.0% were purchasing, and 44.1% were renting, compared with 18.2%, 15.3% and 53.0% respectively for the City of Adelaide.

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in Upper North Adelaide between 2011 and 2016.

The total number of households in Upper North Adelaide increased by 67 between 2011 and 2016.

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