City of KnoxPopulation forecast
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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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City of Knox

Household types

In 2016, 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 Knox201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents21,94937.823,38235.924,72635.0+2,777
Couples without dependents15,54726.817,62327.018,37326.0+2,826
Group households1,3972.41,4922.31,6092.3+212
Lone person households11,92020.514,99723.017,57724.9+5,657
One parent family5,82310.06,2539.66,7499.6+926
Other families1,3732.41,4542.21,5392.2+166

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 1,539 One parent family, 2036: 6,749 Lone person households, 2036: 17,577 Group households, 2036: 1,609 Couples without dependents, 2036: 18,373 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 24,726 Other families, 2026: 1,454 One parent family, 2026: 6,253 Lone person households, 2026: 14,997 Group households, 2026: 1,492 Couples without dependents, 2026: 17,623 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 23,382 Other families, 2016: 1,373 One parent family, 2016: 5,823 Lone person households, 2016: 11,920 Group households, 2016: 1,397 Couples without dependents, 2016: 15,547 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 21,949
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 85 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 496 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 2,580 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 117 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 750 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,344 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 81 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 430 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 3,077 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 95 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 2,076 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,433
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Knox was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 37.8% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 3,077 households and account for 23.0% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 81 households, to comprise 2.2% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.4% in 2016.

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