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In Flagstaff Hill, 1.0% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 10% in the City of Onkaparinga.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Flagstaff Hill'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 Flagstaff Hill.

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
Flagstaff Hill20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Separate house
3,57796.689.53,36598.289.6+212
map this data in atlas.idMedium density361.09.7601.89.4-24
map this data in atlas.idHigh density00.00.200.00.40
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
912.50.610.00.6+90
Other
00.00.000.00.10
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
Flagstaff Hill20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Occupied private dwellings3,52995.191.63,24794.792.5+282
Unoccupied private dwellings1814.98.31835.37.4-2
Non private dwellings00.00.100.00.10

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 Onkaparinga: 0.0% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Onkaparinga: 0.6% High density, City of Onkaparinga: 0.2% Medium density, City of Onkaparinga: 9.7% Separate house, City of Onkaparinga: 89.5% Other, Flagstaff Hill: 0.0% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Flagstaff Hill: 2.5% High density, Flagstaff Hill: 0.0% Medium density, Flagstaff Hill: 1.0% Separate house, Flagstaff Hill: 96.6%
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, Flagstaff Hill: 0 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Flagstaff Hill: +90 High density, Flagstaff Hill: 0 Medium density, Flagstaff Hill: -24 Separate house, Flagstaff Hill: +212
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 3,577 separate houses in the area, 36 medium density dwellings, and no high density dwellings. In addition, there were 91 caravans/cabins/houseboats in the area.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Flagstaff Hill in 2011 shows that 96.6% of all dwellings were separate houses; 1.0% were medium density dwellings, and 0% were in high density dwellings, compared with 89.5%, 9.7%, and 0.2% in the the City of Onkaparinga respectively.

In 2011, a total of 95.1% of the dwellings in Flagstaff Hill were occupied on Census night, compared to 91.6% in the City of Onkaparinga. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 4.9%, which is smaller compared to that found in the City of Onkaparinga (8.3%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Flagstaff Hill increased by 280 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in Flagstaff Hill between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Separate house (+212 dwellings)
  • Caravans, cabin, houseboat (+90 dwellings)