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In Endeavour Hills, 4.3% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 9% in the City of Casey.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Endeavour Hills'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 Endeavour Hills.

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
Endeavour Hills20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Separate house
7,94795.791.17,80396.891.2+144
map this data in atlas.idMedium density3574.38.52473.18.4+110
map this data in atlas.idHigh density00.00.140.00.1-4
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.2100.10.3-10
Other
30.00.100.00.1+3
Not stated
00.00.000.00.00

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

Dwelling type
Endeavour Hills20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Occupied private dwellings7,94695.594.67,75696.195.4+190
Unoccupied private dwellings3724.55.33183.94.6+54
Non private dwellings30.00.100.00.0+3

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

Dwelling structure, 2011
Dwelling structure, 2011 Other, City of Casey: 0.1% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Casey: 0.2% High density, City of Casey: 0.1% Medium density, City of Casey: 8.5% Separate house, City of Casey: 91.1% Other, Endeavour Hills: 0.0% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Endeavour Hills: 0.0% High density, Endeavour Hills: 0.0% Medium density, Endeavour Hills: 4.3% Separate house, Endeavour Hills: 95.7%
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, Endeavour Hills: +3 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Endeavour Hills: -10 High density, Endeavour Hills: -4 Medium density, Endeavour Hills: +110 Separate house, Endeavour Hills: +144
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 7,947 separate houses in the area, 357 medium density dwellings, and no high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Endeavour Hills in 2011 shows that 95.7% of all dwellings were separate houses; 4.3% were medium density dwellings, and 0% were in high density dwellings, compared with 91.1%, 8.5%, and 0.1% in the the City of Casey respectively.

In 2011, a total of 95.5% of the dwellings in Endeavour Hills were occupied on Census night, compared to 94.6% in the City of Casey. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 4.5%, which is smaller compared to that found in the City of Casey (5.3%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Endeavour Hills increased by 247 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in Endeavour Hills between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Separate house (+144 dwellings)
  • Medium density (+110 dwellings)