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Highbury - Paracombe

Dwelling type

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In Highbury - Paracombe, 2.6% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 10% in the City of Tea Tree Gully.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Highbury - Paracombe'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 Highbury - Paracombe.

Derived from the Census:

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

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
Highbury - Paracombe - Dwellings (Enumerated)20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
Separate house
2,51297.489.62,44398.089.0+69
map this data in atlas.idMedium density682.610.2220.910.9+46
map this data in atlas.idHigh density00.0--230.90.1-23
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.000.00.00
Other
00.00.000.0--0
Not stated
00.00.240.20.0-4

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

Dwelling type
Highbury - Paracombe20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
Occupied private dwellings2,40192.893.72,40396.194.1-2
Unoccupied private dwellings1867.26.2973.95.8+89
Non private dwellings00.00.000.00.00

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 Tea Tree Gully: 0.0% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.0% Medium density, City of Tea Tree Gully: 10.2% Separate house, City of Tea Tree Gully: 89.6% Other, Highbury - Paracombe: 0.0% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Highbury - Paracombe: 0.0% High density, Highbury - Paracombe: 0.0% Medium density, Highbury - Paracombe: 2.6% Separate house, Highbury - Paracombe: 97.4%
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, Highbury - Paracombe: 0 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Highbury - Paracombe: 0 High density, Highbury - Paracombe: -23 Medium density, Highbury - Paracombe: +46 Separate house, Highbury - Paracombe: +69
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 2,512 separate houses in the area, 68 medium density dwellings, and no high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Highbury - Paracombe in 2016 shows that 97.4% of all dwellings were separate houses; 2.6% were medium density dwellings, and 0% were in high density dwellings, compared with 89.6%, 10.2%, and 0.0% in the the City of Tea Tree Gully respectively.

In 2016, a total of 92.8% of the dwellings in Highbury - Paracombe were occupied on Census night, compared to 93.7% in the City of Tea Tree Gully. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 7.2%, which is larger compared to that found in the City of Tea Tree Gully (6.2%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Highbury - Paracombe increased by 87 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in the type of dwellings found in Highbury - Paracombe between 2011 and 2016 was:

  • Separate house (+69 dwellings)
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