Frankston CityCommunity profile
Skip to content

In Frankston North, 7.8% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 18% in Frankston City.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Frankston North'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 Frankston North.

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
Frankston North20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Separate house
2,28192.181.12,26892.381.6+13
map this data in atlas.idMedium density1937.817.41877.616.9+6
map this data in atlas.idHigh density00.00.600.00.30
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.930.10.9-3
Other
30.10.100.00.2+3
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
Frankston North20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Occupied private dwellings2,29492.492.52,25591.693.1+39
Unoccupied private dwellings1847.47.32068.46.8-22
Non private dwellings60.20.200.00.1+6

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, Frankston City: 0.1% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Frankston City: 0.9% High density, Frankston City: 0.6% Medium density, Frankston City: 17.4% Separate house, Frankston City: 81.1% Other, Frankston North: 0.1% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Frankston North: 0.0% High density, Frankston North: 0.0% Medium density, Frankston North: 7.8% Separate house, Frankston North: 92.1%
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, Frankston North: +3 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Frankston North: -3 High density, Frankston North: 0 Medium density, Frankston North: +6 Separate house, Frankston North: +13
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 2,281 separate houses in the area, 193 medium density dwellings, and no high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Frankston North in 2011 shows that 92.1% of all dwellings were separate houses; 7.8% were medium density dwellings, and 0% were in high density dwellings, compared with 81.1%, 17.4%, and 0.6% in the Frankston City respectively.

In 2011, a total of 92.4% of the dwellings in Frankston North were occupied on Census night, compared to 92.5% in Frankston City. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 7.4%, which is similar compared to that found in Frankston City (7.3%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Frankston North increased by 23 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Frankston North between 2006 and 2011.