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Clarence Park Ward

Dwelling type

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In Clarence Park Ward, 37.3% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 41% in City of Unley.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Clarence Park Ward'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 Clarence Park Ward.

Derived from the Census:

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

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
Clarence Park Ward - Dwellings (Enumerated)20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Separate house
1,68562.659.01,68565.460.50
map this data in atlas.idMedium density1,00537.338.583832.536.6+167
map this data in atlas.idHigh density00.02.4491.92.7-49
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.0--00.0--0
Other
30.10.160.20.2-3
Not stated
00.00.100.0--0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Dwelling type
Clarence Park Ward20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Occupied private dwellings2,46791.190.42,41293.091.8+54
Unoccupied private dwellings2258.39.31716.67.9+54
Non private dwellings140.60.390.40.3+5

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Dwelling structure, 2011
Dwelling structure, 2011 Other, City of Unley: 0.1% High density, City of Unley: 2.4% Medium density, City of Unley: 38.5% Separate house, City of Unley: 59.0% Other, Clarence Park Ward: 0.1% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Clarence Park Ward: 0.0% High density, Clarence Park Ward: 0.0% Medium density, Clarence Park Ward: 37.3% Separate house, Clarence Park Ward: 62.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in dwelling structure, 2006 to 2011
Change in dwelling structure, 2006 to 2011 Other, Clarence Park Ward: -3 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Clarence Park Ward: 0 High density, Clarence Park Ward: -49 Medium density, Clarence Park Ward: +167 Separate house, Clarence Park Ward: 0
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

In 2011, there were 1,685 separate houses in the area, 1,005 medium density dwellings, and no high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Clarence Park Ward in 2011 shows that 62.6% of all dwellings were separate houses; 37.3% were medium density dwellings, and 0% were in high density dwellings, compared with 59.0%, 38.5%, and 2.4% in the City of Unley respectively.

In 2011, a total of 91.1% of the dwellings in Clarence Park Ward were occupied on Census night, compared to 90.4% in City of Unley. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 8.3%, which is smaller compared to that found in City of Unley (9.3%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Clarence Park Ward increased by 113 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the type of dwellings found in Clarence Park Ward between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • Medium density (+167 dwellings)
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