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Roxburgh Park

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Roxburgh Park was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in Hume City, 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
Roxburgh Park201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents3,63760.73,71955.33,38750.2-250
Couples without dependents98216.41,26118.71,40420.8+422
Group households761.3991.51111.6+35
Lone person households3906.568910.295914.2+569
One parent family61310.26329.45788.6-35
Other families2934.93274.93104.6+17

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 310 One parent family, 2041: 578 Lone person households, 2041: 959 Group households, 2041: 111 Couples without dependents, 2041: 1,404 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 3,387 Other families, 2026: 327 One parent family, 2026: 632 Lone person households, 2026: 689 Group households, 2026: 99 Couples without dependents, 2026: 1,261 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 3,719 Other families, 2016: 293 One parent family, 2016: 613 Lone person households, 2016: 390 Group households, 2016: 76 Couples without dependents, 2016: 982 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 3,637
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2041: -17 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: -54 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 270 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 12 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 143 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: -332 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 34 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 19 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 299 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 23 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 279 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 82
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Roxburgh Park was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 60.7% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 299 households and account for 10.2% of all households.

In contrast One parent family is forecast to increase by 19 households, to comprise 9.4% of all households in 2026, compared to 10.2% in 2016.

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