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Blacktown City CouncilPopulation forecast

Blacktown City Council

Residential development

Residential development forecasts assume the number of dwellings in Blacktown City Council will increase by an average of 2,760 dwellings per annum to 167,269 in 2036.

The addition of dwellings to the housing stock is a major driver of population growth in an area, providing opportunities for households to relocate from other areas or new households to form locally (such as young people leaving the family home or separations/divorces).

Residential development can take various forms depending on the availability of land. These include new housing estates on greenfield sites, subdivision in existing residential neighbourhoods (often called infill development), conversion of industrial lands to residential lands, and densification of housing by building up.

.id's forecasters worked with Council planners to understand the likely development activity in each small area. This forms the development assumptions for the forecasts. This table shows the quantity of new development assumed in each small area in Blacktown City Council. Select each small area to see detailed assumptions.

Forecast residential development, 2016 to 2036
Blacktown City CouncilChange in dwellings between 2016 and 2036
Areanumber%
Blacktown City+55,205+49.3
Acacia Gardens - Parklea+97+5.2
Alex Avenue Release Area+4,948+359.4
Bidwill+85+5.6
Blackett+95+7.8
Blacktown+4,579+27.5
Bungarribee+81+11.0
Colebee+799+121.1
Dean Park+75+7.3
Dharruk+60+6.5
Doonside+840+18.0
Emerton+70+8.7
Glendenning+60+3.9
Glenwood+298+6.4
Hassall Grove+147+11.2
Hebersham+97+5.4
Kings Langley+150+4.6
Kings Park+122+9.7
Lalor Park+290+9.3
Lethbridge Park+160+9.0
Marayong+310+11.2
Marsden Park - Shanes Park+10,176+1885.8
Marsden Park North - Riverstone West+4,650+2297.4
Minchinbury+161+9.4
Mount Druitt+1,697+30.5
Oakhurst+230+11.0
Plumpton+754+28.9
Prospect - Huntingwood - Arndell Park+566+35.8
Quakers Hill+1,948+21.9
Riverstone East - Area 20+7,990+2522.1
Riverstone Release Area+7,695+244.1
Rooty Hill - Eastern Creek+1,020+21.4
Ropes Crossing+293+14.8
Schofields - Schofields West+1,965+411.9
Seven Hills+1,323+18.7
Shalvey+60+5.2
Stanhope Gardens - Kellyville Ridge+427+7.1
The Ponds+319+11.0
Toongabbie+287+17.1
Tregear+60+4.3
Whalan+80+3.7
Willmot+41+4.7
Woodcroft+100+5.1
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, October 2017.

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