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In Huntfield Heights, 5.8% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 10% in the City of Onkaparinga.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Huntfield Heights'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 Huntfield Heights.

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
Huntfield Heights20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Separate house
1,50994.289.51,32891.989.6+181
map this data in atlas.idMedium density935.89.71178.19.4-24
map this data in atlas.idHigh density00.00.200.00.40
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.600.00.60
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
Huntfield Heights20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Occupied private dwellings1,49593.491.61,36394.592.5+132
Unoccupied private dwellings1056.68.3795.57.4+26
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, Huntfield Heights: 0.0% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Huntfield Heights: 0.0% High density, Huntfield Heights: 0.0% Medium density, Huntfield Heights: 5.8% Separate house, Huntfield Heights: 94.2%
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, Huntfield Heights: 0 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Huntfield Heights: 0 High density, Huntfield Heights: 0 Medium density, Huntfield Heights: -24 Separate house, Huntfield Heights: +181
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 1,509 separate houses in the area, 93 medium density dwellings, and no high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Huntfield Heights in 2011 shows that 94.2% of all dwellings were separate houses; 5.8% 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 93.4% of the dwellings in Huntfield Heights were occupied on Census night, compared to 91.6% in the City of Onkaparinga. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 6.6%, which is smaller compared to that found in the City of Onkaparinga (8.3%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Huntfield Heights increased by 158 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the type of dwellings found in Huntfield Heights between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • Separate house (+181 dwellings)