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Westmeadows

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Westmeadows was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couple families with dependents'.

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
Westmeadows201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents71731.989131.695631.1+239
Couples without dependents61727.577527.585827.9+241
Group households462.0511.8561.8+10
Lone person households45820.459921.366721.7+209
One parent family33114.739814.142613.9+95
Other families763.41043.71123.6+36

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 112 One parent family, 2041: 426 Lone person households, 2041: 667 Group households, 2041: 56 Couples without dependents, 2041: 858 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 956 Other families, 2026: 104 One parent family, 2026: 398 Lone person households, 2026: 599 Group households, 2026: 51 Couples without dependents, 2026: 775 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 891 Other families, 2016: 76 One parent family, 2016: 331 Lone person households, 2016: 458 Group households, 2016: 46 Couples without dependents, 2016: 617 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 717
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: 8 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2041: 28 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2041: 68 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2041: 5 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2041: 83 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2041: 65 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 28 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 67 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 141 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 5 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 158 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 174
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Westmeadows was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 31.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 174 households and account for 31.6% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 5 households, to comprise 1.8% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.0% in 2016.

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