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Brompton and District

Dwelling type

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In Brompton and District, 71.2% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 38% 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 Structure is derived from the ABS address register supplemented with information from Census Field Officers.'

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
Brompton and District - Dwellings (Enumerated)20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
Separate house
72827.161.51,05849.670.5-330
map this data in atlas.idMedium density1,68962.935.21,04849.227.6+641
map this data in atlas.idHigh density2238.32.600.01.5+223
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.200.00.20
Other
411.50.2190.90.2+22
Not stated
60.20.370.30.0-1

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

Dwelling type
Brompton and District20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
Occupied private dwellings2,33887.390.41,91189.391.6+427
Unoccupied private dwellings33412.59.522010.38.3+114
Non private dwellings60.20.190.40.1-3

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 Charles Sturt: 0.2% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Charles Sturt: 0.2% High density, City of Charles Sturt: 2.6% Medium density, City of Charles Sturt: 35.2% Separate house, City of Charles Sturt: 61.5% Other, Brompton and District: 1.5% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Brompton and District: 0.0% High density, Brompton and District: 8.3% Medium density, Brompton and District: 62.9% Separate house, Brompton and District: 27.1%
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, Brompton and District: +22 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Brompton and District: 0 High density, Brompton and District: +223 Medium density, Brompton and District: +641 Separate house, Brompton and District: -330
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 728 separate houses in the area, 1,689 medium density dwellings, and 223 high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Brompton and District in 2016 shows that 27.1% of all dwellings were separate houses; 62.9% were medium density dwellings, and 8.3% were in high density dwellings, compared with 61.5%, 35.2%, and 2.6% in the the City of Charles Sturt respectively.

In 2016, a total of 87.3% of the dwellings in Brompton and District were occupied on Census night, compared to 90.4% in the City of Charles Sturt. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 12.5%, which is larger compared to that found in the City of Charles Sturt (9.5%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Brompton and District increased by 538 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in Brompton and District between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Medium density (+641 dwellings)
  • Separate house (-330 dwellings)
  • High density (+223 dwellings)
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