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In Black Rock, 32% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 36% in City of Bayside.

Black Rock's household and family structure is one of the most important demographic indicators. It reveals the area's residential role and function, era of settlement and provides key insights into the level of demand for services and facilities as most are related to age and household types.

To continue building the story, Black Rock's Household Summary should be viewed in conjunction with Households with Children, Households without Children, Household Size, Age Structure and Dwelling Type.

Derived from the Census question:

‘What is the person’s relationship (to each other person in the household)?’

Households

Household type
Black Rock20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children76931.936.373531.635.3+34
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children70729.424.363127.224.0+76
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families1817.59.11928.38.7-11
Other families
271.10.9160.71.1+11
map this data in atlas.idGroup household522.22.2502.22.4+2
map this data in atlas.idLone person56123.323.161326.424.3-52
Other not classifiable household
933.93.2723.13.4+21
Visitor only households
170.70.9130.60.8+4

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

Household type, 2011
Household type, 2011 Lone person, City of Bayside: 23.1% Group household, City of Bayside: 2.2% Other families, City of Bayside: 0.9% One parent families, City of Bayside: 9.1% Couples without children, City of Bayside: 24.3% Couples with children, City of Bayside: 36.3% Lone person, Black Rock: 23.3% Group household, Black Rock: 2.2% Other families, Black Rock: 1.1% One parent families, Black Rock: 7.5% Couples without children, Black Rock: 29.4% Couples with children, Black Rock: 31.9%
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 household type, 2006 to 2011
Change in household type, 2006 to 2011 Lone person, Black Rock: -52 Group household, Black Rock: +2 Other families, Black Rock: +11 One parent families, Black Rock: -11 Couples without children, Black Rock: +76 Couples with children, Black Rock: +34
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

Analysis of the household/family types in Black Rock in 2011 compared to City of Bayside shows that there was a lower proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a lower proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 31.9% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 7.5% were one-parent families, compared with 36.3% and 9.1% respectively for City of Bayside.

There were a similar proportion of lone person households and a higher proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 23.3% compared to 23.1% in City of Bayside while the proportion of couples without children was 29.4% compared to 24.3% in City of Bayside.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Black Rock increased by 85 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in family/household types in Black Rock between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Couples without children (+76 households)
  • Lone person (-52 households)