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City of KnoxPopulation forecast

City of Knox

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in City of Knox was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

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 Knox201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
Couple families with dependents22,46939.223,37536.725,61035.5+3,141
Couples without dependents14,26024.917,03626.719,40326.9+5,143
Group households1,4162.51,5032.41,6892.3+273
Lone person households11,43420.013,35121.015,95722.1+4,523
One parent family5,95610.46,49910.27,37810.2+1,422
Other families1,7733.11,9273.02,1443.0+371
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), May 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in City of Knox was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 39.2% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 2,776 households and account for 26.7% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 87 households, to comprise 2.4% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.5% in 2016.

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