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McMahons Point

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in McMahons Point was 'Lone person households', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in North Sydney Council area, 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
McMahons Point201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents16412.215511.215410.7-10
Couples without dependents49136.550536.452436.4+33
Group households876.51017.31067.4+19
Lone person households53840.057541.460141.7+63
One parent family564.2503.6523.6-4
Other families80.630.230.2-5

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 3 One parent family, 2036: 52 Lone person households, 2036: 601 Group households, 2036: 106 Couples without dependents, 2036: 524 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 154 Other families, 2026: 3 One parent family, 2026: 50 Lone person households, 2026: 575 Group households, 2026: 101 Couples without dependents, 2026: 505 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 155 Other families, 2016: 8 One parent family, 2016: 56 Lone person households, 2016: 538 Group households, 2016: 87 Couples without dependents, 2016: 491 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 164
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: 0 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 2 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 26 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 5 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 19 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: -1 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: -5 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: -6 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 37 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 14 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 14 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: -9
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in McMahons Point was Lone person households, which accounted for 40.0% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 37 households and account for 41.4% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 9 households, to comprise 11.2% of all households in 2026, compared to 12.2% in 2016.

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