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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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City of Knox

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Knox 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 Knox, 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
City of Knox201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents21,82037.623,17435.524,47034.6+2,650
Couples without dependents15,27926.317,43126.718,17225.7+2,893
Group households1,3842.41,4762.31,5912.3+207
Lone person households12,17921.015,31523.517,95125.4+5,772
One parent family5,98210.36,4119.86,9149.8+932
Other families1,3612.31,4472.21,5302.2+169

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 1,530 One parent family, 2036: 6,914 Lone person households, 2036: 17,951 Group households, 2036: 1,591 Couples without dependents, 2036: 18,172 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 24,470 Other families, 2026: 1,447 One parent family, 2026: 6,411 Lone person households, 2026: 15,315 Group households, 2026: 1,476 Couples without dependents, 2026: 17,431 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 23,174 Other families, 2016: 1,361 One parent family, 2016: 5,982 Lone person households, 2016: 12,179 Group households, 2016: 1,384 Couples without dependents, 2016: 15,279 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 21,820
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: 83 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 503 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 2,636 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 115 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 741 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,296 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 86 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 429 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 3,136 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 92 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 2,152 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 1,354
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the City of Knox was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 37.6% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 3,136 households and account for 23.5% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 86 households, to comprise 2.2% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.3% in 2016.

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