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Brompton and District

Dwelling type

In Brompton and District, 49.2% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 29% in the City of Charles Sturt.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Brompton and District'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 Brompton and District.

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
Brompton and District20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Separate house
1,05849.670.51,01256.271.6+46
map this data in atlas.idMedium density1,04849.227.677543.126.4+273
map this data in atlas.idHigh density00.01.500.01.40
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.200.00.30
Other
190.90.2130.70.3+6
Not stated
70.30.000.00.0+7

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

Dwelling type
Brompton and District20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Occupied private dwellings1,91189.391.61,69192.992.5+220
Unoccupied private dwellings22010.38.31166.47.3+104
Non private dwellings90.40.1130.70.2-4

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 Charles Sturt: 0.2% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Charles Sturt: 0.2% High density, City of Charles Sturt: 1.5% Medium density, City of Charles Sturt: 27.6% Separate house, City of Charles Sturt: 70.5% Other, Brompton and District: 0.9% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Brompton and District: 0.0% High density, Brompton and District: 0.0% Medium density, Brompton and District: 49.2% Separate house, Brompton and District: 49.6%
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, Brompton and District: +6 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Brompton and District: 0 High density, Brompton and District: 0 Medium density, Brompton and District: +273 Separate house, Brompton and District: +46
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 1,058 separate houses in the area, 1,048 medium density dwellings, and no high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Brompton and District in 2011 shows that 49.6% of all dwellings were separate houses; 49.2% were medium density dwellings, and 0% were in high density dwellings, compared with 70.5%, 27.6%, and 1.5% in the the City of Charles Sturt respectively.

In 2011, a total of 89.3% of the dwellings in Brompton and District were occupied on Census night, compared to 91.6% in the City of Charles Sturt. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 10.3%, which is larger compared to that found in the City of Charles Sturt (8.3%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Brompton and District increased by 320 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the type of dwellings found in Brompton and District between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • Medium density (+273 dwellings)