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Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights

Dwelling type

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In Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights, 6.3% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 11% in the City of Onkaparinga.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Seaford Rise - Seaford 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 Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights.

Derived from the Census:

'Dwelling Structure is derived from the ABS address register supplemented with information from Census Field Officers.'

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights - Dwellings (Enumerated)20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
Separate house
2,25793.788.12,04292.489.5+215
map this data in atlas.idMedium density1526.310.91677.69.7-15
map this data in atlas.idHigh density00.00.200.00.20
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.500.00.60
Other
00.00.000.00.00
Not stated
00.00.200.00.10

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

Dwelling type
Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
Occupied private dwellings2,27595.491.72,08194.291.6+194
Unoccupied private dwellings1094.68.21295.88.3-20
Non private dwellings00.00.100.00.10

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 Onkaparinga: 0.0% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Onkaparinga: 0.5% High density, City of Onkaparinga: 0.2% Medium density, City of Onkaparinga: 10.9% Separate house, City of Onkaparinga: 88.1% Other, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: 0.0% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: 0.0% High density, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: 0.0% Medium density, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: 6.3% Separate house, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: 93.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
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Change in dwelling structure, 2011 to 2016
Change in dwelling structure, 2011 to 2016 Other, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: 0 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: 0 High density, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: 0 Medium density, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: -15 Separate house, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: +215
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Enumerated data)
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Dominant groups

In 2016, there were 2,257 separate houses in the area, 152 medium density dwellings, and no high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights in 2016 shows that 93.7% of all dwellings were separate houses; 6.3% were medium density dwellings, and 0% were in high density dwellings, compared with 88.1%, 10.9%, and 0.2% in the the City of Onkaparinga respectively.

In 2016, a total of 95.4% of the dwellings in Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights were occupied on Census night, compared to 91.7% in the City of Onkaparinga. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 4.6%, which is smaller compared to that found in the City of Onkaparinga (8.2%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights increased by 175 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in the type of dwellings found in Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights between 2011 and 2016 was:

  • Separate house (+215 dwellings)
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