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Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park

Housing tenure

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In Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park, 82% of households were purchasing or fully owned their home, 12.4% were renting privately, and 0.0% were in social housing in 2016.

Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park'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 Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park, 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
Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Tenure typeNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idFully owned28644.518.930058.120.2-14
map this data in atlas.idMortgage23837.136.413225.638.5+107
Renting
7912.436.35310.435.0+26
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Social housing00.010.130.612.6-3
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Private7912.425.7509.821.9+29
Renting - Not stated
00.00.400.00.50
Other tenure type
60.90.530.60.5+3
Not stated
325.17.8275.35.8+5

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 Playford: 0.5% Renting - Private, City of Playford: 25.7% Renting - Social housing, City of Playford: 10.1% Renting, City of Playford: 36.3% Mortgage, City of Playford: 36.4% Fully owned, City of Playford: 18.9% Other tenure type, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 0.9% Renting - Private, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 12.4% Renting - Social housing, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 0.0% Renting, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 12.4% Mortgage, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 37.1% Fully owned, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 44.5%
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, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: +3 Renting - Private, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: +29 Renting - Social housing, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: -3 Renting, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: +26 Mortgage, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: +107 Fully owned, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: -14
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 Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park in 2016 compared to the City of Playford 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, 44.5% of the population owned their dwelling; 37.1% were purchasing, and 12.4% were renting, compared with 18.9%, 36.4% and 36.3% respectively for the City of Playford.

Emerging groups

The largest change in housing tenure categories for the households in Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park between 2011 and 2016 was:

  • Mortgage (+107 persons)

The total number of households in Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park increased by 126 between 2011 and 2016.

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