City of Charles SturtCommunity profile
census-message-logo

2016 Census data has been released and we are busy processing it to update this website. View our latest releases here.

Skip to content

Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair

Dwelling type

census-message-logo

This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

In Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair, 39.4% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 38% in the City of Charles Sturt.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair'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 Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair.

Derived from the Census:

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

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair - Dwellings (Enumerated)20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
Separate house
2,16059.861.52,01275.670.5+148
map this data in atlas.idMedium density1,29835.935.264324.227.6+655
map this data in atlas.idHigh density1243.42.600.01.5+124
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.200.00.20
Other
90.20.260.20.2+3
Not stated
210.60.300.00.0+21

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

Dwelling type
Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
Occupied private dwellings3,25990.590.42,41090.291.6+849
Unoccupied private dwellings3429.59.52639.88.3+79
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 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, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 0.2% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 0.0% High density, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 3.4% Medium density, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 35.9% Separate house, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 59.8%
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, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +3 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 0 High density, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +124 Medium density, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +655 Separate house, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +148
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 2,160 separate houses in the area, 1,298 medium density dwellings, and 124 high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair in 2016 shows that 59.8% of all dwellings were separate houses; 35.9% were medium density dwellings, and 3.4% 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 90.5% of the dwellings in Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair were occupied on Census night, compared to 90.4% in the City of Charles Sturt. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 9.5%, which is similar compared to that found in the City of Charles Sturt (9.5%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair increased by 928 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Medium density (+655 dwellings)
  • Separate house (+148 dwellings)
  • High density (+124 dwellings)
v17.08.16-1.0.0