Area Information for Down Edge, Redbourn, St. Albans, AL3 7JR
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Down Edge, Redbourn, St. Albans, AL3 7JR 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 29 property sales in Down Edge 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.
|Residence in Commercial Building||1|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Down Edge, Redbourn, St. Albans contains a higher than average level of social housing - 26% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||45|
|Rented: From Council||29|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||3|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||3|
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||25|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||23|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||14|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||24|
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 Hitchin and Harpenden constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 52% 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 7JR 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.
Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top
At the time of the 2011 census, across the UK 22.9% of residents had no qualification, 13.2% had 1-4 GCSEs, 15.2% had 5+ GCSEs and 1-2 A/AS-Levels, 12.3% had 2+ A-Levels, 27.1% had a degree (or similar), and 3.6% had an apprenticeship.
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)||78|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||22|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||31|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||42|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||52|
Ethnic Group Embed This
This address (Down Edge, Redbourn, St. Albans) can be considered less ethnically diverse than the UK average. As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with residents of this area being 95% so.
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||4|
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 7JR
|Republic of Ireland||4|
|Europe (including European Union)||13|
|Middle East or Asia||0|
|North America or Caribbean||0|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||3|
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 Redbourn ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 22% of the resident population. On average, around 13.8% of census respondents were retired. While the UK has an aging population, less residents over 65 are choosing to retire than previously. Between the 2001 and 2011 census, the number of economically active 65-74 year olds almost doubled to 8.7% - an increase of some 413,000 people.
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)||37|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||11|
|Looking After Home or Family||13|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||6|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management||1|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||6|
|Accommodation and Food||8|
|Information and Communication||7|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||5|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||13|
|Public Administration and Defence||7|
|HealthInc. Social Work||17|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||8|
Down Edge, Redbourn, St. Albans, AL3 7JR is within the Harpenden and Rural policing neighbourhood, under the Hertfordshire Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.
|Crime:||Click here to view crimes committed near Down Edge|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Harpenden and Rural
St Peters Street
Below are the details of the closest services to Redbourn. 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 7JR.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Down Edge, Redbourn, St. Albans, AL3 7JR. The nearest railway station is Harpenden, approximately 2.6 miles away.
|St Albans Abbey||4.6 miles|
|St Albans City||4.8 miles|
|Luton Airport Parkway||5.2 miles|
|Hemel Hempstead||5.3 miles|
|Park Street||5.8 miles|
|How Wood (Hertfordshire)||6.2 miles|
|Kings Langley||6.5 miles|
|Bricket Wood||6.7 miles|
|Garston (Hertfordshire)||7.8 miles|
|Watford North||8.5 miles|
|Hatfield (Herts)||8.5 miles|
|Welwyn Garden City||8.7 miles|
|Watford Junction||9.3 miles|
Nearest Tube/DLR Stations
Listed here are the 12 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to Down Edge, Redbourn, St. Albans, AL3 7JR. The nearest Overground station is Watford Junction, approximately 9.3 miles away.
|Watford Junction Overground Station||9.3 miles|
|Watford Tube Station||9.7 miles|
|Watford High Street Overground Station||11 miles|
|Croxley Tube Station||11 miles|
|Bushey Overground Station||11 miles|
|Chesham Tube Station||11 miles|
|Chorleywood Tube Station||12 miles|
|Chalfont & Latimer Tube Station||12 miles|
|Rickmansworth Tube Station||12 miles|
|Moor Park Tube Station||12 miles|
|Carpenders Park Overground Station||12 miles|
|Amersham Tube Station||13 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Down Edge, Redbourn, St. Albans, AL3 7JR. The nearest is Redbourn Primary School, approximately 420 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Redbourn Primary School||420 yards||
|Flamstead Village School||1.8 miles||
|Brockswood Primary School||1.8 miles||
|Holtsmere End Junior School||2.1 miles||
|Holtsmere End Infant and Nursery School||2.1 miles||
|Roundwood Primary School||2.1 miles||
|Wood End School||2.3 miles||
|Maple Grove Primary School||2.4 miles||
|St Nicholas CofE VA Primary School||2.5 miles||
|St Dominic Catholic Primary School||2.6 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Down Edge, Redbourn, St. Albans, AL3 7JR. The nearest is Roundwood Park School, approximately 2.1 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Roundwood Park School||2.1 miles||
|The Astley Cooper School||2.3 miles||
|St George's School||2.8 miles||
|Sir John Lawes School||3.1 miles||
|Townsend Church of England||3.2 miles||
|Katherine Warington School||3.4 miles|
|The Adeyfield Academy||3.6 miles||
|St Albans Girls' School||3.8 miles||
|Longdean School||4.2 miles||
|St Albans High School for Girls||4.3 miles|
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Down Edge, Redbourn, St. Albans, AL3 7JR. The nearest is The Lodge Health Partnership, approximately 840 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|The Lodge Health Partnership||840 yards|
|Woodhall Farm Medical Ctr||1.8 miles|
|Dr Nirvisha Kedia||1.9 miles|
|The Village Surgery||2.4 miles|
|Davenport House Surgery||2.6 miles|
|THE ELMS MEDICAL PRACTICE||2.8 miles|
|Grove Hill Medical Centre||2.8 miles|
|Highfield Surgery||3.1 miles|
|Markyate Surgery, part of Rothschild House Group||3.4 miles|
|Everest House Surgery||3.4 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Down Edge, Redbourn, St. Albans, AL3 7JR. The nearest is Redbourn Dental Practice, approximately half a mile away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Redbourn Dental Practice||half a mile|
|Woodhall Farm Dental Surgery||2 miles|
|Harpenden Orthodontics||2.5 miles|
|Bramwell Dental Practice||2.5 miles|
|Mbrace Orthodontics||2.6 miles|
|Bowers Way Dental Surgery||2.6 miles|
|Herts Community NHS Trust||2.7 miles|
|Hemel Smile Studios||2.8 miles|
|Southdown Dental Clinic||2.8 miles|
|Dr Anil A Patel||3 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Down Edge, Redbourn, St. Albans, AL3 7JR. The nearest is Harpenden Memorial Hospital, approximately 2.7 miles away.
|Harpenden Memorial Hospital||2.7 miles|
|Spire Harpenden Hospital||2.9 miles|
|St Albans City Hospital||3.8 miles|
|Hemel Hempstead General Hospital||4.2 miles|
|Hemel Hempstead Hospital||4.2 miles|
|Priory Hospital Hemel Hempstead||6 miles|
|West Hertfordshire Hospitals Therapy Unit||6.5 miles|
|L&d Bowel Cancer Screening||7.2 miles|
|Luton and Dunstable Hospital||7.2 miles|
|Luton And Dunstable University Hospital||7.2 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Down Edge, Redbourn, St. Albans, AL3 7JR. The nearest is Redbourn Eyecare, approximately half a mile away.
|Redbourn Eyecare||half a mile|
|Harpenden Eye Centre||2.5 miles|
|Skye Opticians||2.5 miles|
|Allders Opticians||2.6 miles|
|20/20 Eyecare||2.6 miles|
|Adeyfield Eyecare||3.5 miles|
|Adeyfield Eyecare||3.5 miles|
|Boots-Hemel Hempstead - Marlowes (in BUK)||4.3 miles|
|Hemel Opticians||4.3 miles|
|Robert Roope||4.3 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 7JR
This postcode has support for Ultrafast broadband at one or more premises. Ultrafast broadband is the latest high-speed standard, generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 300Mbps or more - more than enough for even the most demanding household gaming, video calling, video and internet browsing needs. 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 29 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||94.4Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||200Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||5.2Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||14Mbps|
|Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available||Yes|
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