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Woodville West

Dwelling type

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In Woodville West, 30.3% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 38% in the City of Charles Sturt.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Woodville West'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 Woodville West.

Derived from the Census:

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

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
Woodville West - Dwellings (Enumerated)20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
Separate house
93569.561.590674.870.5+29
map this data in atlas.idMedium density35426.335.229424.327.6+60
map this data in atlas.idHigh density534.02.600.01.5+53
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.200.00.20
Other
00.00.270.60.2-7
Not stated
30.20.330.20.00

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

Dwelling type
Woodville West20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
Occupied private dwellings1,22091.290.41,13193.591.6+89
Unoccupied private dwellings1188.89.5756.38.3+42
Non private dwellings00.00.130.20.1-3

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, Woodville West: 0.0% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Woodville West: 0.0% High density, Woodville West: 4.0% Medium density, Woodville West: 26.3% Separate house, Woodville West: 69.5%
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, Woodville West: -7 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Woodville West: 0 High density, Woodville West: +53 Medium density, Woodville West: +60 Separate house, Woodville West: +29
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 935 separate houses in the area, 354 medium density dwellings, and 53 high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Woodville West in 2016 shows that 69.5% of all dwellings were separate houses; 26.3% were medium density dwellings, and 4.0% 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 91.2% of the dwellings in Woodville West were occupied on Census night, compared to 90.4% in the City of Charles Sturt. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 8.8%, which is smaller compared to that found in the City of Charles Sturt (9.5%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Woodville West increased by 128 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in Woodville West between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Medium density (+60 dwellings)
  • High density (+53 dwellings)
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