City of WodongaPopulation forecast
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In 2011, the dominant household type in the City of Wodonga was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Wodonga, 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 Wodonga201120262036Change between 2011 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents4,18829.95,72830.56,74430.5+2,556
Couples without dependents3,75226.85,84431.17,03231.8+3,280
Group households5013.66073.27113.2+210
Lone person households3,61025.84,20422.44,88322.1+1,273
One parent family1,77312.72,20911.82,54111.5+768
Other families1811.31961.02191.0+38

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, March 2015.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 219 One parent family, 2036: 2,541 Lone person households, 2036: 4,883 Group households, 2036: 711 Couples without dependents, 2036: 7,032 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 6,744 Other families, 2026: 196 One parent family, 2026: 2,209 Lone person households, 2026: 4,204 Group households, 2026: 607 Couples without dependents, 2026: 5,844 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 5,728 Other families, 2011: 181 One parent family, 2011: 1,773 Lone person households, 2011: 3,610 Group households, 2011: 501 Couples without dependents, 2011: 3,752 Couple families with dependents, 2011: 4,188
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, March 2015.
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2011 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 23 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 332 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 679 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 104 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,188 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,016 Forecast change in Other families,  2011 to 2026: 15 Forecast change in One parent family,  2011 to 2026: 436 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2011 to 2026: 594 Forecast change in Group households,  2011 to 2026: 106 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2011 to 2026: 2,092 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2011 to 2026: 1,540
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, March 2015.

Key findings

In 2011, the dominant household type in the City of Wodonga was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 29.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2011 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 2,092 households and account for 31.1% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 15 households, to comprise 1.0% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.3% in 2011.

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