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Hillside

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Hillside was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2031 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Melton, 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
Hillside201620312051Change between 2016 and 2051
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents2,81456.52,71950.62,72247.3-92
Couples without dependents93918.81,19622.21,35623.6+417
Group households491.0500.9520.9+3
Lone person households4879.862911.773112.7+244
One parent family50510.157310.763511.0+130
Other families1883.82093.92554.4+67

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id , the population experts, May 2019.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2051: 255 One parent family, 2051: 635 Lone person households, 2051: 731 Group households, 2051: 52 Couples without dependents, 2051: 1,356 Couple families with dependents, 2051: 2,722 Other families, 2031: 209 One parent family, 2031: 573 Lone person households, 2031: 629 Group households, 2031: 50 Couples without dependents, 2031: 1,196 Couple families with dependents, 2031: 2,719 Other families, 2016: 188 One parent family, 2016: 505 Lone person households, 2016: 487 Group households, 2016: 49 Couples without dependents, 2016: 939 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 2,814
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2019.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2051
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2051 Forecast change in Other families,  2031 to 2051: 46 Forecast change in One parent family,  2031 to 2051: 62 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2031 to 2051: 102 Forecast change in Group households,  2031 to 2051: 2 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2031 to 2051: 160 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2031 to 2051: 3 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2031: 21 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2031: 68 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2031: 142 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2031: 1 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2031: 257 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2031: -95
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id the population experts, May 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Hillside was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 56.5% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 257 households and account for 22.2% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 95 households, to comprise 50.6% of all households in 2031, compared to 56.5% in 2016.

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