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In Kings Park, 4.1% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 18% in City of Brimbank.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Kings Park'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 Kings Park.

Derived from the Census:

'Dwelling Structure is derived from the ABS address register supplemented with information from Census Field Officers.'

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
Kings Park - Dwellings (Enumerated)20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
Separate house
2,73795.981.12,63293.286.4+105
map this data in atlas.idMedium density1184.117.91936.812.5-75
map this data in atlas.idHigh density00.00.500.00.80
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.000.00.10
Other
00.00.300.00.20
Not stated
00.00.200.00.00

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

Dwelling type
Kings Park20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
Occupied private dwellings2,70594.393.62,72596.294.1-20
Unoccupied private dwellings1625.76.31073.85.8+55
Non private dwellings00.00.100.00.10

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

Dwelling structure, 2016
Dwelling structure, 2016 Other, City of Brimbank: 0.3% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Brimbank: 0.0% High density, City of Brimbank: 0.5% Medium density, City of Brimbank: 17.9% Separate house, City of Brimbank: 81.1% Other, Kings Park: 0.0% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Kings Park: 0.0% High density, Kings Park: 0.0% Medium density, Kings Park: 4.1% Separate house, Kings Park: 95.9%
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 dwelling structure, 2011 to 2016
Change in dwelling structure, 2011 to 2016 Other, Kings Park: 0 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Kings Park: 0 High density, Kings Park: 0 Medium density, Kings Park: -75 Separate house, Kings Park: +105
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

In 2016, there were 2,737 separate houses in the area, 118 medium density dwellings, and no high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Kings Park in 2016 shows that 95.9% of all dwellings were separate houses; 4.1% were medium density dwellings, and 0% were in high density dwellings, compared with 81.1%, 17.9%, and 0.5% in the City of Brimbank respectively.

In 2016, a total of 94.3% of the dwellings in Kings Park were occupied on Census night, compared to 93.6% in City of Brimbank. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 5.7%, which is smaller compared to that found in City of Brimbank (6.3%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Kings Park increased by 35 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in Kings Park between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Separate house (+105 dwellings)
  • Medium density (-75 dwellings)
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