Population, households and dwellings
The number of dwellings in Vermont South is forecast to grow from 4,344 in 2016 to 4,785 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 2.87 to 2.77 by 2026.
This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Whitehorse. The period 2016 to 2026, as the short to medium term, is likely to be the most accurate and useful forecast information for immediate planning purposes.
It is important to look at the relationship between population and average household size. If the average household size is falling, then there will need to be growth in the number of households (and dwellings for them to live in) to maintain or grow the population.
|Forecast population, households and dwellings|
|Vermont South||Forecast year|
|Change in population (5yrs)||--||56||826||154||369|
|Average annual change||--||0.09%||1.31%||0.23%||0.55%|
|Average household size||2.87||2.78||2.77||2.73||2.73|
|Population in non private dwellings||278||278||278||278||278|
|Dwelling occupancy rate||96.04||96.52||97.01||97.12||97.13|
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id (opens a new window), the population experts, October 2017.
In 2016, the total population of Vermont South was estimated to be 12,233 people. It is expected to increase by over 880 people to 13,115 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 0.70%. This is based on an increase of over 580 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.87 to 2.77 by 2026.