Area Information for East Drive, Oaklands, St. Albans, AL4 0HX
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about East Drive, Oaklands, St. Albans, AL4 0HX 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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There have been no house sales reported to the Land Registry in this postcode since January 1st 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
The area containing East Drive, Oaklands, St. Albans consists predominantly of detached housing, a strong indicator of affluence. 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||2|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing East Drive, Oaklands, St. Albans contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 22% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.
|Owned with Mortgage||59|
|Rented: From Council||1|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||4|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||16|
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||64|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||27|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||10|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||7|
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 48% male.
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
The area around AL4 0HX has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 29% of the resident population). This is commonly seen in suburban neighbourhoods, and sometiems in areas of high social housing.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
The postcode AL4 0HX 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 91% of the population reporting themselves as being in Good or Very Good health at this address.
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)||125|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||32|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||42|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||29|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||21|
Ethnic Group Embed This
As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 87% 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||5|
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 AL4 0HX
|Republic of Ireland||6|
|Europe (including European Union)||3|
|Middle East or Asia||11|
|North America or Caribbean||6|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||4|
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 Colney Heath ward showed a higher than average concentration of student residents - 22% of the resident population. On average, around 9.2% of census respondents were students. Male residents were slightly less likely than women to be students. The figures for students include both working and full-time studying students.
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)||28|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||56|
|Looking After Home or Family||15|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||9|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing||2|
|Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc.||3|
|Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management||2|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||3|
|Accommodation and Food||2|
|Information and Communication||10|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||14|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||23|
|Public Administration and Defence||7|
|HealthInc. Social Work||13|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||12|
East Drive, Oaklands, St. Albans, AL4 0HX is within the London Colney, St Stephens and St Albans East 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 East Drive|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
London Colney, St Stephens and St Albans East
St Peters Street
Below are the details of the closest services to Oaklands. 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 AL4 0HX.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to East Drive, Oaklands, St. Albans, AL4 0HX. The nearest railway station is St Albans City, approximately 2.2 miles away.
|St Albans City||2.2 miles|
|Hatfield (Herts)||2.7 miles|
|St Albans Abbey||2.9 miles|
|Welham Green||3.2 miles|
|Park Street||3.4 miles|
|How Wood (Hertfordshire)||3.9 miles|
|Brookmans Park||4 miles|
|Welwyn Garden City||4.4 miles|
|Bricket Wood||5 miles|
|Potters Bar||5.5 miles|
|Welwyn North||5.9 miles|
|Garston (Hertfordshire)||6.6 miles|
|Elstree & Borehamwood||7.2 miles|
|Watford North||7.4 miles|
|Hadley Wood||7.5 miles|
|Kings Langley||7.7 miles|
Nearest Tube/DLR Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to East Drive, Oaklands, St. Albans, AL4 0HX. The nearest Overground station is Watford Junction, approximately 8.2 miles away.
|Watford Junction Overground Station||8.2 miles|
|High Barnet Tube Station||8.2 miles|
|Watford High Street Overground Station||8.7 miles|
|Bushey Overground Station||9 miles|
|Watford Tube Station||9.1 miles|
|Cockfosters Tube Station||9.1 miles|
|Stanmore Tube Station||9.5 miles|
|Totteridge & Whetstone Tube Station||9.7 miles|
|Oakwood Tube Station||9.8 miles|
|Edgware Tube Station||9.9 miles|
|Carpenders Park Overground Station||11 miles|
|Croxley Tube Station||11 miles|
|Canons Park Tube Station||11 miles|
|Woodside Park Tube Station||11 miles|
|Burnt Oak Tube Station||11 miles|
|Mill Hill East Tube Station||11 miles|
|Southgate Tube Station||11 miles|
|West Finchley Tube Station||11 miles|
|Hatch End Overground Station||11 miles|
|Moor Park Tube Station||12 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to East Drive, Oaklands, St. Albans, AL4 0HX. The nearest is Oakwood Primary School, approximately 0.9 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Oakwood Primary School||0.9 miles||
|St John Fisher Roman Catholic Primary School||1.3 miles||
|Colney Heath Junior Mixed Infant and Nursery School||1.3 miles||
|Skyswood Primary & Nursery School||1.3 miles||
|Fleetville Infant and Nursery School||1.5 miles||
|Camp Primary and Nursery School||1.5 miles||
|Howe Dell Primary School||1.5 miles||
|Windermere Primary School||1.6 miles||
|Fleetville Junior School||1.6 miles||
|Wheatfields Infants' and Nursery School||1.7 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to East Drive, Oaklands, St. Albans, AL4 0HX. The nearest is Nicholas Breakspear Catholic School, approximately 0.8 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Nicholas Breakspear Catholic School||0.8 miles||
|Beaumont School||0.9 miles||
|Sandringham School||1.6 miles||
|Verulam School||1.6 miles||
|Loreto College||2.2 miles||
|Bishop's Hatfield Girls' School||2.2 miles||
|St Albans High School for Girls||2.3 miles|
|Onslow St Audreys School||2.5 miles||
|St Albans Girls' School||2.5 miles||
|Townsend Church of England||3 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to East Drive, Oaklands, St. Albans, AL4 0HX. The nearest is Jersey Farm Surgery, approximately 1.2 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Jersey Farm Surgery||1.2 miles|
|The Lodge Health Partnership||1.3 miles|
|Uni Of Herts Medical Centre||1.6 miles|
|Parkbury Surgery||2 miles|
|Northdown Road Surgery||2 miles|
|Hatfield Road Surgery||2.2 miles|
|Burvill House Surgery||2.2 miles|
|Lister House Surgery||2.2 miles|
|The Hertfordshire Business Centre||2.3 miles|
|Wrafton House Surgery||2.3 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to East Drive, Oaklands, St. Albans, AL4 0HX. The nearest is Jersey Farm Dental Practice, approximately 1.2 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Jersey Farm Dental Practice||1.2 miles|
|Rabin Mr GK & Associate||1.3 miles|
|St Albans Dental Clinic||1.9 miles|
|Hilltop Dental Surgery||2 miles|
|St Peters Lodge||2.2 miles|
|Birchwood Dental Practice||2.2 miles|
|Hatfield Dental Centre||2.2 miles|
|Bupa Dental Care, St Albans||2.3 miles|
|Herts Community NHS Trust||2.3 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to East Drive, Oaklands, St. Albans, AL4 0HX. The nearest is One Hatfield Hospital, approximately 2 miles away.
|One Hatfield Hospital||2 miles|
|St Albans City Hospital||2.8 miles|
|Kingsley Green||3.8 miles|
|New QEII Hospital||4.3 miles|
|Qe11 Hospital||4.3 miles|
|Harpenden Memorial Hospital||5.4 miles|
|Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital||5.4 miles|
|Spire Harpenden Hospital||6 miles|
|Potter Bar Hospital||6.5 miles|
|Potters Bar Community Hospital||6.5 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to East Drive, Oaklands, St. Albans, AL4 0HX. The nearest is Charrington, Cross, Liversidge & Partners, approximately 1.3 miles away.
|Charrington, Cross, Liversidge & Partners||1.3 miles|
|John Snelgrove||1.5 miles|
|David Clulow Opticians||2.1 miles|
|Specsavers Opticians||2.2 miles|
|Optical Express||2.5 miles|
|Leightons Opticians & Hearing Care||2.6 miles|
|Maltings Eyecare||2.6 miles|
|Vision Express||2.6 miles|
|The St. Albans Contact Lens Centre||2.6 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.