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Clarence Gardens

Housing tenure

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In Clarence Gardens, 74% of households were purchasing or fully owned their home, 20.3% were renting privately, and 1.1% were in social housing in 2016.

Clarence Gardens's Housing Tenure data provides insights into its socio-economic status as well as the role it plays in the housing market. For example, a high concentration of private renters may indicate a transient area attractive to young singles and couples, while a concentration of home owners indicates a more settled area with mature families and empty-nesters (Household Summary). Tenure can also reflect built form (Dwelling Type), with a significantly higher share of renters in high density housing and a substantially larger proportion of home-owners in separate houses, although this is not always the case.

In conjunction with other socio-economic status indicators in Clarence Gardens, Tenure data is useful for analysing housing markets, housing affordability and identifying public housing areas.

Derived from the Census questions:

'Is this dwelling (owned outright, owned with a mortgage etc.)', and 'If this dwelling is being rented, who is it rented from?'

Households

Housing tenure
Clarence Gardens - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Tenure typeNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idFully owned25430.937.129034.138.9-36
map this data in atlas.idMortgage35242.838.332438.137.3+28
Renting
17621.418.017320.418.1+3
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Social housing91.11.7151.81.9-6
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Private16720.315.915818.615.7+9
Renting - Not stated
00.00.400.00.50
Other tenure type
121.52.0192.22.1-7
Not stated
293.54.7445.23.7-15

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

Housing tenure, 2016
Housing tenure, 2016 Other tenure type, City of Mitcham: 2.0% Renting - Private, City of Mitcham: 15.9% Renting - Social housing, City of Mitcham: 1.7% Renting, City of Mitcham: 18.0% Mortgage, City of Mitcham: 38.3% Fully owned, City of Mitcham: 37.1% Other tenure type, Clarence Gardens: 1.5% Renting - Private, Clarence Gardens: 20.3% Renting - Social housing, Clarence Gardens: 1.1% Renting, Clarence Gardens: 21.4% Mortgage, Clarence Gardens: 42.8% Fully owned, Clarence Gardens: 30.9%
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 housing tenure, 2011 to 2016
Change in housing tenure, 2011 to 2016 Other tenure type, Clarence Gardens: -7 Renting - Private, Clarence Gardens: +9 Renting - Social housing, Clarence Gardens: -6 Renting, Clarence Gardens: +3 Mortgage, Clarence Gardens: +28 Fully owned, Clarence Gardens: -36
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

Analysis of the housing tenure of the population of Clarence Gardens in 2016 compared to the City of Mitcham shows that there was a smaller proportion of households who owned their dwelling; a larger proportion purchasing their dwelling; and a larger proportion who were renters.

Overall, 30.9% of the population owned their dwelling; 42.8% were purchasing, and 21.4% were renting, compared with 37.1%, 38.3% and 18.0% respectively for the City of Mitcham.

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in Clarence Gardens between 2011 and 2016.

The total number of households in Clarence Gardens decreased by 27 between 2011 and 2016.

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