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In Woodville West, 24.3% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 29% 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 Type is derived from an assessment by the Census Collector who observes and records the type of dwelling structure.'

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
Woodville West20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Separate house
90774.870.593372.271.6-26
map this data in atlas.idMedium density29524.327.636027.826.4-65
map this data in atlas.idHigh density00.01.500.01.40
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.200.00.30
Other
70.60.200.00.3+7
Not stated
30.20.000.00.0+3

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

Dwelling type
Woodville West20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Occupied private dwellings1,13293.591.61,21093.592.5-79
Unoccupied private dwellings766.38.3856.57.3-9
Non private dwellings30.20.100.00.2+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 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, Woodville West: 0.6% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Woodville West: 0.0% High density, Woodville West: 0.0% Medium density, Woodville West: 24.3% Separate house, Woodville West: 74.8%
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, Woodville West: +7 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Woodville West: 0 High density, Woodville West: 0 Medium density, Woodville West: -65 Separate house, Woodville West: -26
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 907 separate houses in the area, 295 medium density dwellings, and no high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Woodville West in 2011 shows that 74.8% of all dwellings were separate houses; 24.3% 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 93.5% of the dwellings in Woodville West were occupied on Census night, compared to 91.6% in the City of Charles Sturt. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 6.3%, which is smaller compared to that found in the City of Charles Sturt (8.3%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Woodville West decreased by 85 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the type of dwellings found in Woodville West between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • Medium density (-65 dwellings)