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In Henley Ward, 40.0% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 29% in the City of Charles Sturt.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Henley Ward'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 Henley Ward.

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
Henley Ward20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Separate house
3,65659.270.53,57759.571.6+79
map this data in atlas.idMedium density2,15034.827.62,03633.926.4+114
map this data in atlas.idHigh density3215.21.53125.21.4+9
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
420.70.2591.00.3-17
Other
110.20.2270.40.3-16
Not stated
00.00.000.00.00

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

Dwelling type
Henley Ward20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Occupied private dwellings5,53089.291.65,40289.792.5+128
Unoccupied private dwellings66610.78.361310.27.3+53
Non private dwellings30.00.160.10.2-3

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, Henley Ward: 0.2% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Henley Ward: 0.7% High density, Henley Ward: 5.2% Medium density, Henley Ward: 34.8% Separate house, Henley Ward: 59.2%
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, Henley Ward: -16 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Henley Ward: -17 High density, Henley Ward: +9 Medium density, Henley Ward: +114 Separate house, Henley Ward: +79
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 3,656 separate houses in the area, 2,150 medium density dwellings, and 321 high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Henley Ward in 2011 shows that 59.2% of all dwellings were separate houses; 34.8% were medium density dwellings, and 5.2% 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 89.2% of the dwellings in Henley Ward were occupied on Census night, compared to 91.6% in the City of Charles Sturt. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 10.7%, which is larger compared to that found in the City of Charles Sturt (8.3%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Henley Ward increased by 178 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in Henley Ward between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Medium density (+114 dwellings)
  • Separate house (+79 dwellings)