Area Information for Oster Street, St. Albans, AL3 5JN
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Oster Street, St. Albans, AL3 5JN is based on the last census performed in the UK in 2011. They are performed once every 10 years. Please note: census information may include figures for adjacent streets and postcodes. The figures are therefore representative of the local area, not a specific street address or row of houses. The census collection is designed so that each group of postcodes should contain at least 100 people (50 in Scotland). This is done to preserve the anonymity of the people in that area, as some postcodes cover a very small area, sometimes a single building. You can see the area covered by the census statistics by clicking "Show Census Area Covered" below the map above.
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We have found 56 property sales in Oster Street since the beginning of 1995.
Our data comes directly from the Land Registry, and is updated monthly. It does not include commercial sales, or sales of land without property.
Housing Types Embed This
This area contains a mixture of housing types, as detailed below. No single type of dwelling accounts for more than 50% of the dwellings. Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets - see the Summary tab for an explanation and map of the area that these figures cover.
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
This area consists predominantly of housing where the property is being repaid through a mortgage arrangement. The national average is just under 33%, while in this area it represents 55% of housing spaces.
|Owned with Mortgage||68|
|Rented: From Council||6|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||8|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||15|
Housing Occupancy Embed This Back to Top
This data lists the total number of residents normally resident within each household. The figures do not record under- or over-occupancy.
Social Grade Embed This
Social Grade approximations are derived from an algorithm created by the Market Research Society. The figures shown are per-household rather than individual - more specifically, the job title and employer of the "household reference person" is used, analogous to what traditionally was called the head of the household. Only household reference persons between the ages of 16-64 are included.
|AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions||52|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||35|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||9|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||14|
Gender Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly equal at 49% male, 51% female. This address in St Albans constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 47% male.
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. In general, inner city areas show high concentrations of people aged 18-30, suburbs show larger numbers of small children and adults aged 30-50, and rural and small towns are more popular with older workers and retirees. Many poorer areas lack a majority age group, which is due in part to the people in that area being constrained by circumstance rather than being able to choose where to retire, raise a family or grow up.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
The postcode AL3 5JN does not show a significant deviation from the average figures for the UK. In the UK as a whole, the average figures are approximately as follows for relationship statuses: 34% single, 47% married, 3% separated, 9% divorced, 7% widowed, and 0.2% same sex.
Figures for relationship status do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education.
Health Embed This Back to Top
Health in the UK is strongly tied to age as you would expect, but the affluence of a neighbourhood also has strong influence, with deprived areas often showing poorer standards of health.
Overall, the UK considers itself to be healthy - 81.1% of residents rated their health as Very Good or Good. The full breakdown is as follows for the United Kingdom: 47.1% Very Good, 34% Good, 13.3% Fair, 4.3% Bad and 1.3% Very Bad.
This area is fit as a fiddle, with over 94% of the population reporting themselves as being in Good or Very Good health at this address.
Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top
Oster Street and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents that are degree educated or similar - 58% of the resident population. On average, around 27.1% of census respondents fall in to this category.
The qualification levels are based on current qualification names. The former Ordinary Levels (O-Levels) and CSEs will be included in the GCSE figures. Former Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.
|Highest Qualification Level Achieved|
|Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc)||131|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||25|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||16|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||18|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||25|
Ethnic Group Embed This
As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 93% white.
As a country with a diverse population, the UK is home to other sizable ethnic groups, with mixed ethnicity (2.1%), Indian (2.4%) and Pakistani (1.9%) being the largest groups reported.
There is considerable division of ethnicities within the UK, with ethnically diverse addresses uncommon outside of urban areas.
Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top
At the time of the 2011 census, approximately 83.5% of the resident population of England were born in England. The other groups were 1% Welsh, 1.35% Scottish, 0.4% Northern Irish, 0.75% from the Republic of Ireland, 3.75% from other European Union countries, and 9.4% from outside of Europe, with the remainder not stated.
|Country of Birth|
|Republic of Ireland||2|
Passport(s) Held Embed This Back to Top
Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to AL3 5JN
|Republic of Ireland||2|
|Europe (including European Union)||11|
|Middle East or Asia||0|
|North America or Caribbean||0|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||7|
Religion Embed This Back to Top
England and Wales are primarily Christian countries, with 59.3% of residents Christian. However, a sizeable portion of the population (25.1%) claim to have no religion. Some 4.8% identify themselves as Muslim, 1.5% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.5% Jewish, 0.8% Sikh, and 0.4% as other religions, while the remaining 7.2% did not state their religious views.
Economic Activity Embed This
This address within the Batchwood ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in full-time employment - 57% of the resident population. On average, around 38.4% of census respondents were in full-time employment.
Figures for economic activity do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education. This data is therefore based on 42.4 million of the United Kingdom's 57.8 million residents. The data was correct as of the 2011 census, which was a period of depressed economic activity.
|Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week)||29|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||8|
|Looking After Home or Family||8|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||3|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc.||2|
|Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management||3|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||2|
|Accommodation and Food||2|
|Information and Communication||18|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||14|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||30|
|Public Administration and Defence||5|
|HealthInc. Social Work||16|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||11|
Oster Street, St. Albans, AL3 5JN is within the St Albans Central, North and West policing neighbourhood, under the Hertfordshire Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In October 2020, 157 crimes were reported within half a mile of AL3 5JN.
|Crime:||Click here to view 157 crimes committed near Oster Street|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
St Albans Central, North and West
St Peters Street
Below are the details of the closest services to AL3 5JN. All distances are straightline distances, please consult the map of the facility to check the exact location. You can also view these details on our interactive services map for AL3 5JN.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Oster Street, St. Albans, AL3 5JN. The nearest railway station is St Albans City, approximately 0.8 miles away.
|St Albans City||0.8 miles|
|St Albans Abbey||0.8 miles|
|Park Street||2.2 miles|
|How Wood (Hertfordshire)||2.7 miles|
|Bricket Wood||3.6 miles|
|Garston (Hertfordshire)||5.1 miles|
|Kings Langley||5.4 miles|
|Hatfield (Herts)||5.5 miles|
|Welham Green||5.8 miles|
|Watford North||6 miles|
|Hemel Hempstead||6.4 miles|
|Brookmans Park||6.4 miles|
|Welwyn Garden City||6.7 miles|
|Watford Junction||6.9 miles|
|Watford High Street||7.5 miles|
|Potters Bar||7.7 miles|
|Elstree & Borehamwood||7.7 miles|
Nearest Tube/DLR Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to Oster Street, St. Albans, AL3 5JN. The nearest Overground station is Watford Junction, approximately 6.8 miles away.
|Watford Junction Overground Station||6.8 miles|
|Watford High Street Overground Station||7.5 miles|
|Watford Tube Station||7.6 miles|
|Bushey Overground Station||7.9 miles|
|Croxley Tube Station||8.7 miles|
|Carpenders Park Overground Station||9.1 miles|
|Moor Park Tube Station||9.6 miles|
|Stanmore Tube Station||9.6 miles|
|High Barnet Tube Station||9.7 miles|
|Rickmansworth Tube Station||9.8 miles|
|Hatch End Overground Station||11 miles|
|Edgware Tube Station||11 miles|
|Chorleywood Tube Station||11 miles|
|Canons Park Tube Station||11 miles|
|Northwood Tube Station||11 miles|
|Headstone Lane Overground Station||11 miles|
|Cockfosters Tube Station||12 miles|
|Chalfont & Latimer Tube Station||12 miles|
|Northwood Hills Tube Station||12 miles|
|Burnt Oak Tube Station||12 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Oster Street, St. Albans, AL3 5JN. The nearest is Aboyne Lodge Junior Mixed and Infant School, approximately 410 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Aboyne Lodge Junior Mixed and Infant School||410 yards||
|Alban City School||720 yards||
|Maple Primary School||840 yards||
|Garden Fields Junior Mixed and Infant School||0.6 miles||
|St Michael's Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, St Albans||0.6 miles||
|The Abbey Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, St Albans||0.6 miles||
|Bernards Heath Infant and Nursery School||0.8 miles||
|St Peter's School||0.8 miles||
|Bernards Heath Junior School||0.8 miles||
|Margaret Wix Primary School||1 mile||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Oster Street, St. Albans, AL3 5JN. The nearest is St Albans High School for Girls, approximately 790 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|St Albans High School for Girls||790 yards|
|Loreto College||0.6 miles||
|St Albans Girls' School||1 mile||
|Verulam School||1.2 miles||
|Townsend Church of England||1.2 miles||
|The Marlborough Science Academy||1.3 miles||
|Sandringham School||1.8 miles||
|Beaumont School||1.9 miles||
|Nicholas Breakspear Catholic School||2.4 miles||
|Parmiter's School||4.2 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Oster Street, St. Albans, AL3 5JN. The nearest is The Lodge Health Partnership, approximately 370 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|The Lodge Health Partnership||370 yards|
|Harvey Group Practice||420 yards|
|Grange Street Surgery||550 yards|
|Parkbury House Surgery||690 yards|
|The Maltings Surgery||740 yards|
|Hatfield Road Surgery||1 mile|
|Midway Surgery||1.7 miles|
|The Lodge Health Partnership||2 miles|
|Jersey Farm Surgery||2.1 miles|
|Parkbury Surgery||2.2 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Oster Street, St. Albans, AL3 5JN. The nearest is Herts Community NHS Trust, approximately 390 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Herts Community NHS Trust||390 yards|
|21 Dental||430 yards|
|Russell Avenue Dental Practice||430 yards|
|Grange Street Dental Practice||510 yards|
|Alexander House||590 yards|
|Maltings Dental Surgery||780 yards|
|St Albans Orthodontic Centre||850 yards|
|St Albans Orthodontics||860 yards|
|Bupa Dental Care, St Albans||860 yards|
|St Peters Lodge||0.6 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Oster Street, St. Albans, AL3 5JN. The nearest is St Albans City Hospital, approximately 390 yards away.
|St Albans City Hospital||390 yards|
|Kingsley Green||4 miles|
|Harpenden Memorial Hospital||4.3 miles|
|West Hertfordshire Hospitals Therapy Unit||4.6 miles|
|One Hatfield Hospital||4.7 miles|
|Spire Harpenden Hospital||5 miles|
|Hemel Hempstead General Hospital||5.4 miles|
|Hemel Hempstead Hospital||5.4 miles|
|Langley House Community Hospital||5.5 miles|
|Priory Hospital Hemel Hempstead||6.8 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Oster Street, St. Albans, AL3 5JN. The nearest is Vision Express, approximately 600 yards away.
|Vision Express||600 yards|
|Boots-St Albans - St Peters St||620 yards|
|Boots-St Albans - St Peters St (in Boots UK)||620 yards|
|Specsavers Opticians||660 yards|
|Robert Roope||660 yards|
|Leightons Opticians & Hearing Care||660 yards|
|Maltings Eyecare||780 yards|
|Optical Express||870 yards|
|The St. Albans Contact Lens Centre||0.5 miles|
|David Clulow Opticians||0.8 miles|
* Distances are measured in a straight line from the given postcode. Please consult the facility's map page or your preferred route finding/GPS app for driving directions.
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Broadband in AL3 5JN
This postcode has support for superfast broadband at one or more premises. Superfast broadband is generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 30Mbps plus - more than enough for gaming, video calling, watching video and internet browsing. Note that occasionally some properties in a postcode may still not be eligible due to conditions on the ground, or the building structure. If you wish to enquire about a specific property in this postcode, contact the major suppliers, for instance Virgin Media, BT Broadband and Plusnet. For more information on Superfast Broadband, see the OpenReach website.
Broadband data is based on information provided by the major fixed internet service providers in the UK, including Virgin Media and BT. It does not include providers of satellite internet. Data at this postcode has been sourced from 14 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||40.8Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||77.2Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||10.7Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||20Mbps|
|Superfast Broadband Available||Yes|
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