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In Ascot Vale, 46.8% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 17% in the City of Moonee Valley.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Ascot Vale'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 Ascot Vale.

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
Ascot Vale20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Separate house
3,19152.432.52,92850.933.5+263
map this data in atlas.idMedium density1,54725.411.91,46325.511.5+84
map this data in atlas.idHigh density1,30621.45.51,31522.94.9-9
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.070.10.0-7
Other
450.70.2340.60.2+11
Not stated
30.00.000.00.0+3

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

Dwelling type
Ascot Vale20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Occupied private dwellings5,63492.392.05,33492.692.8+300
Unoccupied private dwellings4597.57.94187.37.0+41
Non private dwellings120.20.160.10.1+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, City of Moonee Valley: 0.2% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Moonee Valley: 0.0% High density, City of Moonee Valley: 5.5% Medium density, City of Moonee Valley: 11.9% Separate house, City of Moonee Valley: 32.5% Other, Ascot Vale: 0.7% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Ascot Vale: 0.0% High density, Ascot Vale: 21.4% Medium density, Ascot Vale: 25.4% Separate house, Ascot Vale: 52.4%
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, Ascot Vale: +11 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Ascot Vale: -7 High density, Ascot Vale: -9 Medium density, Ascot Vale: +84 Separate house, Ascot Vale: +263
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 3,191 separate houses in the area, 1,547 medium density dwellings, and 1,306 high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Ascot Vale in 2011 shows that 52.4% of all dwellings were separate houses; 25.4% were medium density dwellings, and 21.4% were in high density dwellings, compared with 32.5%, 11.9%, and 5.5% in the the City of Moonee Valley respectively.

In 2011, a total of 92.3% of the dwellings in Ascot Vale were occupied on Census night, compared to 92.0% in the City of Moonee Valley. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 7.5%, which is smaller compared to that found in the City of Moonee Valley (7.9%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Ascot Vale increased by 347 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in Ascot Vale between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Separate house (+263 dwellings)
  • Medium density (+84 dwellings)