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Patterson Lakes

Household types

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

Analysing the future household structure in City of Kingston, 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
Patterson Lakes201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,01632.01,06230.31,11430.2+98
Couples without dependents96630.41,07630.71,07429.2+108
Group households652.0742.1762.1+11
Lone person households78924.893626.71,05928.7+270
One parent family2808.82908.32927.9+12
Other families601.9681.9691.9+9

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 69 One parent family, 2036: 292 Lone person households, 2036: 1,059 Group households, 2036: 76 Couples without dependents, 2036: 1,074 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 1,114 Other families, 2026: 68 One parent family, 2026: 290 Lone person households, 2026: 936 Group households, 2026: 74 Couples without dependents, 2026: 1,076 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 1,062 Other families, 2016: 60 One parent family, 2016: 280 Lone person households, 2016: 789 Group households, 2016: 65 Couples without dependents, 2016: 966 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,016
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 1 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 2 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 123 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 2 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: -2 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 52 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 8 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 10 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 147 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 9 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 110 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 46
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Patterson Lakes was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 32.0% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 147 households and account for 26.7% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 8 households, to comprise 1.9% of all households in 2026, compared to 1.9% in 2016.

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