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City of MeltonPopulation forecast

Thornhill Park

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Thornhill Park was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2031 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couple families with 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
Thornhill Park201620312051Change between 2016 and 2051
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents931.01,75154.44,24951.0+4,240
Couples without dependents827.669321.52,07424.9+2,066
Group households13.4511.61411.7+140
Lone person households413.832610.183410.0+830
One parent family413.837211.595911.5+955
Other families310.3280.9780.9+75
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id , the population experts, June 2020.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Thornhill Park was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 31.0% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 1,742 households and account for 54.4% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 25 households, to comprise 0.9% of all households in 2031, compared to 10.3% in 2016.

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