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Vermont South

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Vermont South 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 Whitehorse, 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
Vermont South201620312041Change between 2016 and 2041
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,74942.32,00943.22,28444.9+535
Couples without dependents1,18928.71,20225.81,27025.0+81
Group households771.9831.8911.8+14
Lone person households63115.379717.182116.2+190
One parent family3508.54058.74508.9+100
Other families1403.41543.31673.3+27

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, March 2019.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2041: 167 One parent family, 2041: 450 Lone person households, 2041: 821 Group households, 2041: 91 Couples without dependents, 2041: 1,270 Couple families with dependents, 2041: 2,284 Other families, 2031: 154 One parent family, 2031: 405 Lone person households, 2031: 797 Group households, 2031: 83 Couples without dependents, 2031: 1,202 Couple families with dependents, 2031: 2,009 Other families, 2016: 140 One parent family, 2016: 350 Lone person households, 2016: 631 Group households, 2016: 77 Couples without dependents, 2016: 1,189 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 1,749
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, March 2019.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2041 Forecast change in Other families,  2031 to 2041: 13 Forecast change in One parent family,  2031 to 2041: 45 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2031 to 2041: 24 Forecast change in Group households,  2031 to 2041: 8 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2031 to 2041: 68 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2031 to 2041: 275 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2031: 14 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2031: 55 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2031: 166 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2031: 6 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2031: 13 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2031: 260
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, March 2019.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Vermont South was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 42.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2031 is forecast to be in Couple families with dependents, which will increase by 260 households and account for 43.2% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 6 households, to comprise 1.8% of all households in 2031, compared to 1.9% in 2016.

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