Area Information for The Broadway, Wheathampstead, St. Albans, AL4 8LN
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about The Broadway, Wheathampstead, St. Albans, AL4 8LN 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.
Using this Information Commercially
We have found 12 property sales in The Broadway 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.
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The area containing The Broadway, Wheathampstead, 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.
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This area consists predominantly of housing where the property is owned outright - higher than the national average of just over 30%.
|Owned with Mortgage||50|
|Rented: From Council||1|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||0|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||5|
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Social Grade Embed This
|AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions||57|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||22|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||3|
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 49% male.
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In the immediate vicinity of AL4 8LN there is a very large concentration of residents that are married - 60% of the resident population. On average, around 47% of census respondents were single. Areas with large married populations are often in suburban settings. They may have a larger number of children if they are couples start families, but this is also often an indicator of an area popular with retirees, particularly where the amount of widowed people is also high. Residents of these areas tend to be more affluent and settled than areas with high concentrations of single people.
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The Broadway 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.
|Highest Qualification Level Achieved|
|Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc)||172|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||29|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||44|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||19|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||24|
Ethnic Group Embed This
This address (The Broadway, Wheathampstead, 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 99% so.
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||0|
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Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to AL4 8LN
|Republic of Ireland||0|
|Europe (including European Union)||5|
|Middle East or Asia||0|
|North America or Caribbean||5|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||2|
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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.
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This address within the Wheathampstead ward is entrepreneurial, with a larger than average concentration of residents that are self-employed - 18% of the resident population. On average, around 9.7% of census respondents were self-employed. Male residents were more than twice as likely to be self-employed than women.
|Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week)||22|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||13|
|Looking After Home or Family||12|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||5|
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This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||2|
|Accommodation and Food||2|
|Information and Communication||13|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||19|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||36|
|Public Administration and Defence||9|
|HealthInc. Social Work||7|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||5|
The Broadway, Wheathampstead, St. Albans, AL4 8LN 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 The Broadway|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Harpenden and Rural
St Peters Street
Below are the details of the closest services to Wheathampstead. 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 8LN.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to The Broadway, Wheathampstead, St. Albans, AL4 8LN. The nearest railway station is Harpenden, approximately 2.5 miles away.
|Luton Airport Parkway||4.7 miles|
|Welwyn North||4.8 miles|
|Welwyn Garden City||4.9 miles|
|St Albans City||5.9 miles|
|Hatfield (Herts)||6.2 miles|
|St Albans Abbey||6.5 miles|
|Park Street||7.7 miles|
|Welham Green||7.9 miles|
|How Wood (Hertfordshire)||8.3 miles|
|Brookmans Park||9 miles|
|Bricket Wood||9.3 miles|
|Hertford North||9.4 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to The Broadway, Wheathampstead, St. Albans, AL4 8LN. The nearest is Kimpton Primary School, approximately 1.1 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Kimpton Primary School||1.1 miles||
|Sauncey Wood Primary School||1.5 miles||
|St Helen's Church of England Primary School||1.7 miles||
|Beech Hyde Primary School and Nursery||2 miles||
|Crabtree Junior School||2.1 miles||
|Manland Primary School||2.1 miles||
|High Beeches Primary School||2.1 miles||
|Crabtree Infants' School||2.1 miles||
|The Lea Primary School and Nursery||2.2 miles||
|The Grove Infant and Nursery School||2.4 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to The Broadway, Wheathampstead, St. Albans, AL4 8LN. The nearest is Katherine Warington School, approximately 1.8 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Katherine Warington School||1.8 miles|
|Sir John Lawes School||2 miles||
|St George's School||2.3 miles||
|Roundwood Park School||3.1 miles||
|Monk's Walk School||4.1 miles||
|Sandringham School||4.5 miles||
|Townsend Church of England||4.6 miles||
|St Albans Girls' School||4.6 miles||
|Stanborough School||4.7 miles||
|Chiltern Academy||4.9 miles|
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to The Broadway, Wheathampstead, St. Albans, AL4 8LN. The nearest is The Kimpton Surgery, approximately 1.2 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|The Kimpton Surgery||1.2 miles|
|Village Surgery||1.8 miles|
|THE ELMS MEDICAL PRACTICE||2.4 miles|
|Davenport House Surgery||2.5 miles|
|The Village Surgery||2.7 miles|
|Dr Rajpreet Millan||3 miles|
|BRIDGE COTTAGE SURGERY||3.7 miles|
|Parkbury Surgery||3.9 miles|
|Jersey Farm Surgery||4.5 miles|
|Parkway Surgery||4.6 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to The Broadway, Wheathampstead, St. Albans, AL4 8LN. The nearest is Wheathampstead Dental Surgery, approximately 1.6 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Wheathampstead Dental Surgery||1.6 miles|
|Marford Road Dental Practice||1.8 miles|
|Herts Community NHS Trust||2.4 miles|
|Bowers Way Dental Surgery||2.5 miles|
|Mbrace Orthodontics||2.5 miles|
|Bramwell Dental Practice||2.6 miles|
|Southdown Dental Clinic||2.6 miles|
|Harpenden Orthodontics||2.6 miles|
|Knightsfield Dental Practice||4.4 miles|
|Jersey Farm Dental Practice||4.5 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to The Broadway, Wheathampstead, St. Albans, AL4 8LN. The nearest is Harpenden Memorial Hospital, approximately 2.4 miles away.
|Harpenden Memorial Hospital||2.4 miles|
|Spire Harpenden Hospital||2.5 miles|
|Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital||3.5 miles|
|One Hatfield Hospital||5.3 miles|
|St Albans City Hospital||5.5 miles|
|New QEII Hospital||6.1 miles|
|Qe11 Hospital||6.1 miles|
|Lister Hospital||7.2 miles|
|Lister Hospital||7.3 miles|
|Mental Health Service (Lister Hospital)||7.3 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to The Broadway, Wheathampstead, St. Albans, AL4 8LN. The nearest is 20/20 Eyecare, approximately 2.6 miles away.
|20/20 Eyecare||2.6 miles|
|Allders Opticians||2.6 miles|
|Skye Opticians||2.6 miles|
|Harpenden Eye Centre||2.7 miles|
|Redbourn Eyecare||4.7 miles|
|Dollond & Aitchison||4.7 miles|
|Scrivens Opticians||4.8 miles|
|Boots-Welwyn Garden City - Howard Gate||4.8 miles|
|Jeremy Solomon Opticians||4.8 miles|
|Bayfields Opticians||4.8 miles|
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Broadband in AL4 8LN
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 7 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||41.6Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||77.5Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||9.8Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||20Mbps|
|Superfast Broadband Available||Yes|
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