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In Woodcroft, 78% of households were purchasing or fully owned their home, 13.7% were renting privately, and 1.6% were in social housing in 2016.

Woodcroft'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 Woodcroft, 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
Woodcroft - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Tenure typeNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idFully owned1,19028.928.11,09428.328.4+96
map this data in atlas.idMortgage2,04049.541.42,00952.043.3+31
Renting
62815.223.253813.922.5+90
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Social housing641.65.0802.16.0-16
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Private56413.717.944811.616.2+116
Renting - Not stated
00.00.3100.30.4-10
Other tenure type
1162.81.7982.51.6+18
Not stated
1493.65.71283.34.2+21

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 Onkaparinga: 1.7% Renting - Private, City of Onkaparinga: 17.9% Renting - Social housing, City of Onkaparinga: 5.0% Renting, City of Onkaparinga: 23.2% Mortgage, City of Onkaparinga: 41.4% Fully owned, City of Onkaparinga: 28.1% Other tenure type, Woodcroft: 2.8% Renting - Private, Woodcroft: 13.7% Renting - Social housing, Woodcroft: 1.6% Renting, Woodcroft: 15.2% Mortgage, Woodcroft: 49.5% Fully owned, Woodcroft: 28.9%
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, Woodcroft: +18 Renting - Private, Woodcroft: +116 Renting - Social housing, Woodcroft: -16 Renting, Woodcroft: +90 Mortgage, Woodcroft: +31 Fully owned, Woodcroft: +96
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 Woodcroft in 2016 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a larger proportion of households who owned their dwelling; a larger proportion purchasing their dwelling; and a smaller proportion who were renters.

Overall, 28.9% of the population owned their dwelling; 49.5% were purchasing, and 15.2% were renting, compared with 28.1%, 41.4% and 23.2% respectively for the City of Onkaparinga.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in housing tenure categories for the households in Woodcroft between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Renting - Private (+116 persons)
  • Fully owned (+96 persons)

The total number of households in Woodcroft increased by 256 between 2011 and 2016.

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