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Davoren Park - Elizabeth West

Dwelling type

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In Davoren Park - Elizabeth West, 34.8% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 20% in the City of Playford.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Davoren Park - Elizabeth West'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 Davoren Park - Elizabeth West.

Derived from the Census:

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

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
Davoren Park - Elizabeth West - Dwellings (Enumerated)20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
Separate house
1,79665.279.22,10474.880.3-307
map this data in atlas.idMedium density96034.820.070925.218.8+252
map this data in atlas.idHigh density00.00.200.00.40
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.300.00.40
Other
00.00.000.00.00
Not stated
00.00.200.00.00

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

Dwelling type
Davoren Park - Elizabeth West20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
Occupied private dwellings2,52290.892.62,62092.892.7-99
Unoccupied private dwellings2549.27.41977.07.2+57
Non private dwellings00.00.060.20.1-6

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 Playford: 0.0% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Playford: 0.3% High density, City of Playford: 0.2% Medium density, City of Playford: 20.0% Separate house, City of Playford: 79.2% Other, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 0.0% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 0.0% High density, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 0.0% Medium density, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 34.8% Separate house, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 65.2%
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, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 0 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 0 High density, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 0 Medium density, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: +252 Separate house, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -307
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 1,796 separate houses in the area, 960 medium density dwellings, and no high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Davoren Park - Elizabeth West in 2016 shows that 65.2% of all dwellings were separate houses; 34.8% were medium density dwellings, and 0% were in high density dwellings, compared with 79.2%, 20.0%, and 0.2% in the the City of Playford respectively.

In 2016, a total of 90.8% of the dwellings in Davoren Park - Elizabeth West were occupied on Census night, compared to 92.6% in the City of Playford. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 9.2%, which is larger compared to that found in the City of Playford (7.4%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Davoren Park - Elizabeth West decreased by 48 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in Davoren Park - Elizabeth West between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Separate house (-307 dwellings)
  • Medium density (+252 dwellings)
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