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Oakleigh East - Huntingdale

Dwelling type

In Oakleigh East - Huntingdale, 34.3% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 22% in City of Monash.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Oakleigh East - Huntingdale'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 Oakleigh East - Huntingdale.

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
Oakleigh East - Huntingdale20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
Separate house
2,02565.277.32,14071.279.1-115
map this data in atlas.idMedium density1,00632.421.084728.219.8+159
map this data in atlas.idHigh density601.91.400.00.8+60
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.080.30.0-8
Other
130.40.290.30.2+4
Not stated
00.00.100.00.00

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

Dwelling type
Oakleigh East - Huntingdale20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
Occupied private dwellings2,91394.093.42,77292.493.9+141
Unoccupied private dwellings1876.06.42217.46.0-34
Non private dwellings00.00.280.30.1-8

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 Monash: 0.2% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Monash: 0.0% High density, City of Monash: 1.4% Medium density, City of Monash: 21.0% Separate house, City of Monash: 77.3% Other, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 0.4% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 0.0% High density, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 1.9% Medium density, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 32.4% Separate house, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 65.2%
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, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +4 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: -8 High density, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +60 Medium density, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +159 Separate house, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: -115
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 2,025 separate houses in the area, 1,006 medium density dwellings, and 60 high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Oakleigh East - Huntingdale in 2011 shows that 65.2% of all dwellings were separate houses; 32.4% were medium density dwellings, and 1.9% were in high density dwellings, compared with 77.3%, 21.0%, and 1.4% in the City of Monash respectively.

In 2011, a total of 94.0% of the dwellings in Oakleigh East - Huntingdale were occupied on Census night, compared to 93.4% in City of Monash. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 6.0%, which is smaller compared to that found in City of Monash (6.4%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Oakleigh East - Huntingdale increased by 99 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in Oakleigh East - Huntingdale between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Medium density (+159 dwellings)
  • Separate house (-115 dwellings)
  • High density (+60 dwellings)