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In Moonee Ponds, 47.3% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 44% 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 Structure is derived from the ABS address register supplemented with information from Census Field Officers.'

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
Moonee Ponds - Dwellings (Enumerated)20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2011 to 2016
Separate house
3,28951.755.63,58860.164.9-299
map this data in atlas.idMedium density1,93530.429.41,57326.323.8+362
map this data in atlas.idHigh density1,07316.914.277312.910.9+300
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.000.0--0
Other
350.60.5280.50.3+7
Not stated
280.40.3110.20.0+17

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

Dwelling type
Moonee Ponds20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2011 to 2016
Occupied private dwellings5,75090.791.75,52192.392.0+229
Unoccupied private dwellings5879.38.24497.57.9+138
Non private dwellings30.00.190.20.1-6

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

Dwelling structure, 2016
Dwelling structure, 2016 Other, City of Moonee Valley: 0.5% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Moonee Valley: 0.0% High density, City of Moonee Valley: 14.2% Medium density, City of Moonee Valley: 29.4% Separate house, City of Moonee Valley: 55.6% Other, Moonee Ponds: 0.6% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Moonee Ponds: 0.0% High density, Moonee Ponds: 16.9% Medium density, Moonee Ponds: 30.4% Separate house, Moonee Ponds: 51.7%
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 dwelling structure, 2011 to 2016
Change in dwelling structure, 2011 to 2016 Other, Moonee Ponds: +7 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Moonee Ponds: 0 High density, Moonee Ponds: +300 Medium density, Moonee Ponds: +362 Separate house, Moonee Ponds: -299
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

In 2016, there were 3,289 separate houses in the area, 1,935 medium density dwellings, and 1,073 high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Moonee Ponds in 2016 shows that 51.7% of all dwellings were separate houses; 30.4% were medium density dwellings, and 16.9% were in high density dwellings, compared with 55.6%, 29.4%, and 14.2% in the the City of Moonee Valley respectively.

In 2016, a total of 90.7% of the dwellings in Moonee Ponds were occupied on Census night, compared to 91.7% in the City of Moonee Valley. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 9.3%, which is larger compared to that found in the City of Moonee Valley (8.2%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Moonee Ponds increased by 361 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in Moonee Ponds between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Medium density (+362 dwellings)
  • High density (+300 dwellings)
  • Separate house (-299 dwellings)
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