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City of Knox

Household types

In 2011, the dominant household type in the City of Knox was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Knox, especially in conjunction with age structure, provides insight to the role the area plays in the housing market. Some areas, usually with separate housing stock, are dominated by families. Others, with more dense housing in inner city locations have significant numbers of lone person households and couples without dependents.

Forecast household types
City of Knox201120262036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents21,99740.023,17435.524,47034.6+2,473
Couples without dependents13,64224.817,43126.718,17225.7+4,530
Group households1,3712.51,4762.31,5912.3+220
Lone person households10,65919.415,31523.517,95125.4+7,292
One parent family6,02310.96,4119.86,9149.8+891
Other families1,3282.41,4472.21,5302.2+202

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, May 2014.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 1,530 One parent family, 2036: 6,914 Lone person households, 2036: 17,951 Group households, 2036: 1,591 Couples without dependents, 2036: 18,172 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 24,470 Other families, 2026: 1,447 One parent family, 2026: 6,411 Lone person households, 2026: 15,315 Group households, 2026: 1,476 Couples without dependents, 2026: 17,431 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 23,174 Other families, 2011: 1,328 One parent family, 2011: 6,023 Lone person households, 2011: 10,659 Group households, 2011: 1,371 Couples without dependents, 2011: 13,642 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 21,997
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2014.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 83 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 503 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 2,636 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 115 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 741 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,296 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 119 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 388 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 4,656 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 105 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 3,789 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 1,177
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2014.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in the City of Knox was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 40.0% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 4,656 households and account for 23.5% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 105 households, to comprise 2.3% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.5% in 2011.

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