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City of Knox

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in the City of Knox is forecast to grow from 56,700 in 2011 to 67,007 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 2.78 to 2.63 by 2026.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Knox. The period 2011 to 2026, as the short to medium term, is likely to be the most accurate and useful forecast information for immediate planning purposes.

It is important to look at the relationship between population and average household size. If the average household size is falling, then there will need to be growth in the number of households (and dwellings for them to live in) to maintain or grow the population.

Forecast population, households and dwellings
City of KnoxForecast year
Summary201120162021202620312036
Population154,619159,541167,694174,008179,490184,821
Change in population (5yrs)--4,9228,1536,3145,4825,331
Average annual change--0.63%1.00%0.74%0.62%0.59%
Households55,02358,00562,09765,24867,99170,630
Average household size2.782.722.672.632.612.58
Population in non private dwellings1,6331,8832,1082,2032,3132,313
Dwellings56,70059,80363,88767,00769,75572,461
Dwelling occupancy rate97.0496.9997.2097.3797.4797.47

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

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.58 2035 Average household size: 2.59 2034 Average household size: 2.59 2033 Average household size: 2.60 2032 Average household size: 2.60 2031 Average household size: 2.61 2030 Average household size: 2.61 2029 Average household size: 2.62 2028 Average household size: 2.62 2027 Average household size: 2.63 2026 Average household size: 2.63 2025 Average household size: 2.64 2024 Average household size: 2.65 2023 Average household size: 2.65 2022 Average household size: 2.66 2021 Average household size: 2.67 2020 Average household size: 2.68 2019 Average household size: 2.69 2018 Average household size: 2.70 2017 Average household size: 2.71 2016 Average household size: 2.72 2015 Average household size: 2.73 2014 Average household size: 2.74 2013 Average household size: 2.75 2012 Average household size: 2.76 2011 Average household size: 2.78 2036 Average household size: 2.58 2035 Average household size: 2.59 2034 Average household size: 2.59 2033 Average household size: 2.60 2032 Average household size: 2.60 2031 Average household size: 2.61 2030 Average household size: 2.61 2029 Average household size: 2.62 2028 Average household size: 2.62 2027 Average household size: 2.63 2026 Average household size: 2.63 2025 Average household size: 2.64 2024 Average household size: 2.65 2023 Average household size: 2.65 2022 Average household size: 2.66 2021 Average household size: 2.67 2020 Average household size: 2.68 2019 Average household size: 2.69 2018 Average household size: 2.70 2017 Average household size: 2.71 2016 Average household size: 2.72 2015 Average household size: 2.73 2014 Average household size: 2.74 2013 Average household size: 2.75 2012 Average household size: 2.76 2036 Households: 70,628 2035 Households: 70,118 2034 Households: 69,594 2033 Households: 69,064 2032 Households: 68,530 2031 Households: 67,986 2030 Households: 67,442 2029 Households: 66,897 2028 Households: 66,354 2027 Households: 65,811 2026 Households: 65,254 2025 Households: 64,670 2024 Households: 64,076 2023 Households: 63,439 2022 Households: 62,781 2021 Households: 62,093 2020 Households: 61,388 2019 Households: 60,627 2018 Households: 59,801 2017 Households: 58,909 2016 Households: 58,005 2015 Households: 57,124 2014 Households: 56,323 2013 Households: 55,885 2012 Households: 55,435 2011 Households: 55,019 2036 Total population: 184,821 2035 Total population: 183,779 2034 Total population: 182,709 2033 Total population: 181,628 2032 Total population: 180,559 2031 Total population: 179,490 2030 Total population: 178,277 2029 Total population: 177,181 2028 Total population: 176,108 2027 Total population: 175,067 2026 Total population: 174,008 2025 Total population: 172,766 2024 Total population: 171,629 2023 Total population: 170,364 2022 Total population: 169,080 2021 Total population: 167,694 2020 Total population: 166,252 2019 Total population: 164,795 2018 Total population: 163,170 2017 Total population: 161,291 2016 Total population: 159,541 2015 Total population: 157,580 2014 Total population: 155,697 2013 Total population: 155,233 2012 Total population: 154,755 2011 Total population: 154,619
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2014.

Key findings

In 2011, the total population of the City of Knox was estimated to be 154,619 people. It is expected to increase by over 19,300 people to 174,008 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 0.79%. This is based on an increase of over 10,200 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.78 to 2.63 by 2026.

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