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Wodonga West

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Wodonga West was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Wodonga, 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
Wodonga West201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents60040.366336.270833.9+108
Couples without dependents49933.567236.780538.5+306
Group households402.7553.0612.9+21
Lone person households21914.728815.735717.1+138
One parent family1208.11377.51406.7+20
Other families110.7160.9180.9+7

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

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 18 One parent family, 2036: 140 Lone person households, 2036: 357 Group households, 2036: 61 Couples without dependents, 2036: 805 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 708 Other families, 2026: 16 One parent family, 2026: 137 Lone person households, 2026: 288 Group households, 2026: 55 Couples without dependents, 2026: 672 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 663 Other families, 2016: 11 One parent family, 2016: 120 Lone person households, 2016: 219 Group households, 2016: 40 Couples without dependents, 2016: 499 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 600
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: 2 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 3 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 69 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 6 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 133 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 45 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 5 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 17 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 69 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 15 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 173 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 63
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Wodonga West was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 40.3% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 173 households and account for 36.7% of all households.

In contrast Other families is forecast to increase by 5 households, to comprise 0.9% of all households in 2026, compared to 0.7% in 2016.

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