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Port Macquarie-Hastings CouncilPopulation forecast

Town Beach - CBD

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Town Beach - CBD was 'Lone person households', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Lone person households'.

Analysing the future household structure in Port Macquarie-Hastings Council, 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
Town Beach - CBD201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
Couple families with dependents335.3324.1383.8+5
Couples without dependents16426.122128.328828.7+124
Group households335.3374.7474.7+14
Lone person households34554.943355.455855.5+213
One parent family447.0486.1626.2+18
Other families91.4101.3121.2+3
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), December 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Town Beach - CBD was Lone person households, which accounted for 54.9% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Lone person households, which will increase by 88 households and account for 55.4% of all households.

In contrast Couple families with dependents is forecast to decrease by 1 households, to comprise 4.1% of all households in 2026, compared to 5.3% in 2016.

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