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Moonee Ponds

Housing tenure

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

In Moonee Ponds, 59% of households were purchasing or fully owned their home, 30.4% were renting privately, and 3.2% were in social housing in 2016.

Moonee Ponds'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 Moonee Ponds, 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
Moonee Ponds - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Tenure typeNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idFully owned1,75930.833.31,80032.636.4-41
map this data in atlas.idMortgage1,59427.927.61,61229.227.9-18
Renting
1,94033.931.01,70931.028.6+231
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Social housing1833.24.62133.95.1-30
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Private1,74030.426.01,46926.623.1+271
Renting - Not stated
170.30.4270.50.5-10
Other tenure type
340.60.6480.90.5-14
Not stated
3916.87.53466.36.6+45

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 Moonee Valley: 0.6% Renting - Private, City of Moonee Valley: 26.0% Renting - Social housing, City of Moonee Valley: 4.6% Renting, City of Moonee Valley: 31.0% Mortgage, City of Moonee Valley: 27.6% Fully owned, City of Moonee Valley: 33.3% Other tenure type, Moonee Ponds: 0.6% Renting - Private, Moonee Ponds: 30.4% Renting - Social housing, Moonee Ponds: 3.2% Renting, Moonee Ponds: 33.9% Mortgage, Moonee Ponds: 27.9% Fully owned, Moonee Ponds: 30.8%
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, Moonee Ponds: -14 Renting - Private, Moonee Ponds: +271 Renting - Social housing, Moonee Ponds: -30 Renting, Moonee Ponds: +231 Mortgage, Moonee Ponds: -18 Fully owned, Moonee Ponds: -41
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 Moonee Ponds in 2016 compared to the City of Moonee Valley shows that there was a smaller proportion of households who owned their dwelling; a similar proportion purchasing their dwelling; and a larger proportion who were renters.

Overall, 30.8% of the population owned their dwelling; 27.9% were purchasing, and 33.9% were renting, compared with 33.3%, 27.6% and 31.0% respectively for the City of Moonee Valley.

Emerging groups

The largest change in housing tenure categories for the households in Moonee Ponds between 2011 and 2016 was:

  • Renting - Private (+271 persons)

The total number of households in Moonee Ponds increased by 203 between 2011 and 2016.

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