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Woolgoolga

Residential development

Residential development forecasts assume the number of dwellings in Woolgoolga will increase by an average of 52 dwellings per annum to 3,551 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 Coffs Harbour City. Select each small area to see detailed assumptions.

Dwelling counts for 2016 have been adjusted to reflect Census results. Assumptions concerning development over the forecast period include:

  • Vista Close - 18 dwellings (2012-2020)
  • Pullen Street - 57 dwellings (2013-2036)
  • 4 Beach Street - 14 dwellings (2018-2019)
  • 1 Hearns Lake Road (Site N1) - 95 dwellings (2021-2034)
  • Hearns Lake North (Site N2) - 53 dwellings (2021-2036)
  • McIntosh Cresent - 129 dwellings (2022-2036)
  • Woolgoolga Release Area - 53 dwellings (2023-2036)
  • Hearns Lake North (Site 6) - 47 dwellings (2024-2036)
  • Pacific Highway Area - 58 dwellings (2024-2036)
  • Hearns Lake North (Site 4) - 10 dwellings (2025-2031)
  • Hearns Lake North (Site 5) - 18 dwellings (2025-2033)
  • West Woolgoolga - 61 dwellings (2026-2036)
  • Newmans Road Area - 36 dwellings (2027-2036)
  • Safety Beach Potential Residential - 142 dwellings (2029-2036)
  • Small sites - 8 dwellings
  • Low-moderate level of Infill/Minor Sites development (8-15 dwellings per annum)
Forecast residential development
Forecast residential development 2036 Total dwellings: 3,551 2035 Total dwellings: 3,468 2034 Total dwellings: 3,381 2033 Total dwellings: 3,295 2032 Total dwellings: 3,216 2031 Total dwellings: 3,138 2030 Total dwellings: 3,056 2029 Total dwellings: 2,984 2028 Total dwellings: 2,918 2027 Total dwellings: 2,857 2026 Total dwellings: 2,800 2025 Total dwellings: 2,746 2024 Total dwellings: 2,699 2023 Total dwellings: 2,656 2022 Total dwellings: 2,618 2021 Total dwellings: 2,592 2020 Total dwellings: 2,572 2019 Total dwellings: 2,561 2018 Total dwellings: 2,541 2017 Total dwellings: 2,522 2036 Total dwellings: 3,551 2035 Total dwellings: 3,468 2034 Total dwellings: 3,381 2033 Total dwellings: 3,295 2032 Total dwellings: 3,216 2031 Total dwellings: 3,138 2030 Total dwellings: 3,056 2029 Total dwellings: 2,984 2028 Total dwellings: 2,918 2027 Total dwellings: 2,857 2026 Total dwellings: 2,800 2025 Total dwellings: 2,746 2024 Total dwellings: 2,699 2023 Total dwellings: 2,656 2022 Total dwellings: 2,618 2021 Total dwellings: 2,592 2020 Total dwellings: 2,572 2019 Total dwellings: 2,561 2018 Total dwellings: 2,541 2017 Total dwellings: 2,522 2036 Forecast development: 83 2035 Forecast development: 87 2034 Forecast development: 86 2033 Forecast development: 79 2032 Forecast development: 78 2031 Forecast development: 82 2030 Forecast development: 72 2029 Forecast development: 66 2028 Forecast development: 61 2027 Forecast development: 57 2026 Forecast development: 54 2025 Forecast development: 47 2024 Forecast development: 43 2023 Forecast development: 38 2022 Forecast development: 26 2021 Forecast development: 20 2020 Forecast development: 11 2019 Forecast development: 20 2018 Forecast development: 19 2017 Forecast development: 12
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.
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