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Peak Hill and District

Dwelling type

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In Peak Hill and District, 3.1% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 10% in Parkes Shire.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Peak Hill and District'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 Peak Hill and District.

Derived from the Census:

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

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
Peak Hill and District - Dwellings (Enumerated)20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Parkes Shire %Number%Parkes Shire %2011 to 2016
Separate house66493.387.468093.490.9-16
Medium density223.19.7212.96.8+1
High density00.00.300.00.20
Caravans, cabin, houseboat91.31.2172.51.6-9
Other71.00.360.80.4+1
Not stated101.41.130.40.1+7

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

Dwelling type
Peak Hill and District20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Parkes Shire %Number%Parkes Shire %2011 to 2016
Occupied private dwellings58681.786.257378.588.4+13
Unoccupied private dwellings12617.613.215120.711.2-25
Non private dwellings50.70.560.80.5-1

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, Parkes Shire: 0.3% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Parkes Shire: 1.2% High density, Parkes Shire: 0.3% Medium density, Parkes Shire: 9.7% Separate house, Parkes Shire: 87.4% Other, Peak Hill and District: 1.0% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Peak Hill and District: 1.3% High density, Peak Hill and District: 0.0% Medium density, Peak Hill and District: 3.1% Separate house, Peak Hill and District: 93.3%
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 dwelling structure, 2011 to 2016
Change in dwelling structure, 2011 to 2016 Other, Peak Hill and District: +1 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Peak Hill and District: -9 High density, Peak Hill and District: 0 Medium density, Peak Hill and District: +1 Separate house, Peak Hill and District: -16
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

In 2016, there were 664 separate houses in the area, 22 medium density dwellings, and no high density dwellings. In addition, there were 9 caravans/cabins/houseboats in the area.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Peak Hill and District in 2016 shows that 93.3% of all dwellings were separate houses; 3.1% were medium density dwellings, and 0% were in high density dwellings, compared with 87.4%, 9.7%, and 0.3% in the Parkes Shire respectively.

In 2016, a total of 81.7% of the dwellings in Peak Hill and District were occupied on Census night, compared to 86.2% in Parkes Shire. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 17.6%, which is larger compared to that found in Parkes Shire (13.2%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Peak Hill and District decreased by 13 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major differences in Peak Hill and District between 2011 and 2016.

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