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In Woodville Ward, 27.2% 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 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 Woodville 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
Woodville Ward20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Separate house
4,34572.670.53,89368.671.6+452
map this data in atlas.idMedium density1,62727.227.61,76531.126.4-138
map this data in atlas.idHigh density00.01.500.01.40
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.200.00.30
Other
120.20.2100.20.3+2
Not stated
00.00.070.10.0-7

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

Dwelling type
Woodville Ward20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Occupied private dwellings5,48591.391.65,30293.392.5+183
Unoccupied private dwellings5138.58.33716.57.3+142
Non private dwellings90.10.1100.20.2-1

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 Ward: 0.2% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Woodville Ward: 0.0% High density, Woodville Ward: 0.0% Medium density, Woodville Ward: 27.2% Separate house, Woodville Ward: 72.6%
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 Ward: +2 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Woodville Ward: 0 High density, Woodville Ward: 0 Medium density, Woodville Ward: -138 Separate house, Woodville Ward: +452
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 4,345 separate houses in the area, 1,627 medium density dwellings, and no high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Woodville Ward in 2011 shows that 72.6% of all dwellings were separate houses; 27.2% 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 91.3% of the dwellings in Woodville Ward were occupied on Census night, compared to 91.6% in the City of Charles Sturt. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 8.5%, which is larger compared to that found in the City of Charles Sturt (8.3%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Woodville Ward increased by 324 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Separate house (+452 dwellings)
  • Medium density (-138 dwellings)