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In Moonee Ponds, 39.3% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 35% in the City of Moonee Valley.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Moonee Ponds'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 Moonee Ponds.

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
Moonee Ponds20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Separate house
3,58860.164.93,46560.666.8+123
map this data in atlas.idMedium density1,57326.323.81,52926.723.0+44
map this data in atlas.idHigh density77312.910.969512.29.8+78
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.000.00.00
Other
280.50.3250.40.4+3
Not stated
110.20.050.10.0+6

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

Dwelling type
Moonee Ponds20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Occupied private dwellings5,52192.392.05,31492.792.8+207
Unoccupied private dwellings4497.57.94147.27.0+35
Non private dwellings90.20.130.10.1+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: 0.3% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Moonee Valley: 0.0% High density, City of Moonee Valley: 10.9% Medium density, City of Moonee Valley: 23.8% Separate house, City of Moonee Valley: 64.9% Other, Moonee Ponds: 0.5% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Moonee Ponds: 0.0% High density, Moonee Ponds: 12.9% Medium density, Moonee Ponds: 26.3% Separate house, Moonee Ponds: 60.1%
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, Moonee Ponds: +3 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Moonee Ponds: 0 High density, Moonee Ponds: +78 Medium density, Moonee Ponds: +44 Separate house, Moonee Ponds: +123
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 3,588 separate houses in the area, 1,573 medium density dwellings, and 773 high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Moonee Ponds in 2011 shows that 60.1% of all dwellings were separate houses; 26.3% were medium density dwellings, and 12.9% were in high density dwellings, compared with 64.9%, 23.8%, and 10.9% in the the City of Moonee Valley respectively.

In 2011, a total of 92.3% of the dwellings in Moonee Ponds 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 Moonee Ponds increased by 248 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in Moonee Ponds between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Separate house (+123 dwellings)
  • High density (+78 dwellings)