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Bay Street Major Activity Centre

Dwelling type

In Bay Street Major Activity Centre, 44.2% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 32% in City of Bayside.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Bay Street Major Activity Centre'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 Bay Street Major Activity Centre.

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
Bay Street Major Activity Centre - Dwellings (Enumerated)20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Separate house
49654.667.441250.367.7+83
map this data in atlas.idMedium density29232.229.138647.129.7-94
map this data in atlas.idHigh density10811.93.181.01.9+100
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.000.00.00
Other
91.00.4141.60.7-5
Not stated
20.30.100.00.0+2

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

Dwelling type
Bay Street Major Activity Centre20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Occupied private dwellings82890.991.373888.591.1+90
Unoccupied private dwellings778.58.59010.88.8-12
Non private dwellings50.60.260.70.2-1

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 Bayside: 0.4% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Bayside: 0.0% High density, City of Bayside: 3.1% Medium density, City of Bayside: 29.1% Separate house, City of Bayside: 67.4% Other, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: 1.0% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: 0.0% High density, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: 11.9% Medium density, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: 32.2% Separate house, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: 54.6%
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, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: -5 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: 0 High density, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: +100 Medium density, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: -94 Separate house, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: +83
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 496 separate houses in the area, 292 medium density dwellings, and 108 high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Bay Street Major Activity Centre in 2011 shows that 54.6% of all dwellings were separate houses; 32.2% were medium density dwellings, and 11.9% were in high density dwellings, compared with 67.4%, 29.1%, and 3.1% in the City of Bayside respectively.

In 2011, a total of 90.9% of the dwellings in Bay Street Major Activity Centre were occupied on Census night, compared to 91.3% in City of Bayside. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 8.5%, which is similar compared to that found in City of Bayside (8.5%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Bay Street Major Activity Centre increased by 77 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in Bay Street Major Activity Centre between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • High density (+100 dwellings)
  • Medium density (-94 dwellings)
  • Separate house (+83 dwellings)
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