Area Information for Preston Road, Hockley, Birmingham, B18 4PJ
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Preston Road, Hockley, Birmingham, B18 4PJ 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 51 property sales in Preston Road 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
The area containing Preston Road, Hockley, Birmingham consists predominantly of terraced housing, which is common in suburban and inner-city areas. 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||5|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Preston Road, Hockley, Birmingham contains a higher than average level of social housing - 40% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||19|
|Rented: From Council||35|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||37|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||38|
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||4|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||36|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||33|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||68|
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 Birmingham, Ladywood constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 51% 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 B18 4PJ 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)||42|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||22|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||55|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||43|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||119|
Ethnic Group Embed This
Preston Road, Hockley, Birmingham can be considered more ethnically diverse than the UK average. As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with residents of this area being 20% 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
In this area (Preston Road, Hockley, Birmingham), 59% of the residents were born in England, which is significantly below the English average.
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 B18 4PJ
|Republic of Ireland||3|
|Europe (including European Union)||28|
|Middle East or Asia||31|
|North America or Caribbean||22|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||0|
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 Soho & Jewellery Quarter ward showed a higher than average concentration of student residents - 17% 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)||40|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||52|
|Looking After Home or Family||36|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||11|
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||10|
|Accommodation and Food||16|
|Information and Communication||1|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||5|
|Public Administration and Defence||6|
|HealthInc. Social Work||34|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||2|
Preston Road, Hockley, Birmingham, B18 4PJ is within the Winson Green policing neighbourhood, under the West Midlands Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In September 2019, 124 crimes were reported within half a mile of B18 4PJ.
|Crime:||Click here to view 124 crimes committed near Preston Road|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to Hockley. 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 B18 4PJ.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Preston Road, Hockley, Birmingham, B18 4PJ. The nearest railway station is Jewellery Quarter, approximately 1.1 miles away.
|Jewellery Quarter||1.1 miles|
|The Hawthorns||1.3 miles|
|Smethwick Rolfe Street||1.4 miles|
|Birmingham Snow Hill||1.8 miles|
|Smethwick Galton Bridge High Level||1.9 miles|
|Smethwick Galton Bridge||1.9 miles|
|Five Ways||2 miles|
|Birmingham New Street||2 miles|
|Perry Barr||2.1 miles|
|Birmingham Moor Street||2.2 miles|
|Hamstead (Birmingham)||2.5 miles|
|Witton (West Midlands)||2.5 miles|
|Langley Green||2.9 miles|
|Sandwell & Dudley||3.3 miles|
|Adderley Park||3.5 miles|
|Selly Oak||3.7 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Preston Road, Hockley, Birmingham, B18 4PJ. The nearest is Oasis Academy Foundry, approximately 350 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Oasis Academy Foundry||350 yards|
|Benson Community School||560 yards|
|James Watt Primary School||590 yards|
|Oasis Academy Boulton||760 yards|
|Summerfield Junior and Infant School||830 yards|
|St Michael's CofE Primary Academy, Handsworth||0.6 miles|
|Nishkam Primary School Birmingham||0.7 miles|
|St Patrick's Catholic Primary School||0.7 miles|
|Grove School||0.7 miles|
|Barford Primary School||0.8 miles|
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Preston Road, Hockley, Birmingham, B18 4PJ. The nearest is King Edward VI Handsworth Grammar School for Boys, approximately 0.7 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|King Edward VI Handsworth Grammar School for Boys||0.7 miles||
|King Edward VI Handsworth School||0.8 miles||
|Holyhead School||0.8 miles||
|Jewellery Quarter Academy||1.2 miles||
|Nishkam High School||1.3 miles||
|King Edward VI Handsworth Wood Girls' Academy||1.3 miles||
|St Paul's School for Girls||1.4 miles||
|Shireland Collegiate Academy||1.4 miles||
|Central Academy||1.5 miles||
|George Dixon Academy||1.5 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Preston Road, Hockley, Birmingham, B18 4PJ. The nearest is Cavendish Medical Practice, approximately 0.5 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Cavendish Medical Practice||0.5 miles|
|Heath Street Health Centre||0.5 miles|
|Summerfield Group Practice||0.5 miles|
|Summerfield Pcc - Dr Kulshrestha||0.5 miles|
|Summerfield Urgent Care Centre||0.5 miles|
|Dr Bhalla & Partners||0.5 miles|
|Kirpal Medical Practice||0.5 miles|
|Soho Road Health Centre||0.5 miles|
|Soho Road Primary Care Centre||0.5 miles|
|Ejaz Medical Centre||0.7 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Preston Road, Hockley, Birmingham, B18 4PJ. The nearest is BCHC - Paediatrics, approximately half a mile away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|BCHC - Paediatrics||half a mile|
|Synergy Dental Practice||0.5 miles|
|BCHC - Special Care||0.5 miles|
|Sohal Dental Practice||0.6 miles|
|Soho Road Dental Practice||0.6 miles|
|City Dental Practice||0.7 miles|
|Grove Lane Dental Surgery||0.8 miles|
|Dental Surgery||1 mile|
|Broadway Dental Suite||1 mile|
|BCHC - Special Care||1 mile|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Preston Road, Hockley, Birmingham, B18 4PJ. The nearest is Ashcroft, approximately 630 yards away.
|Mary Seacole House||630 yards|
|City Hospital||half a mile|
|Beverley House||1.7 miles|
|Woodbourne Priory Hospital||1.8 miles|
|Birmingham Children's Hospital||2 miles|
|Birmingham Children's Hospital||2 miles|
|Optegra Eye Hospital Birmingham||2 miles|
|The Westbourne Centre||2 miles|
|BMI The Edgbaston Hospital||2.6 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Preston Road, Hockley, Birmingham, B18 4PJ. The nearest is D M Eye Clinic, approximately 0.5 miles away.
|D M Eye Clinic||0.5 miles|
|Onkar Eye Centre||0.6 miles|
|K G Miles||0.6 miles|
|Eye Centre||0.6 miles|
|Bansal Opticians||0.6 miles|
|Eurospex Opticians Ltd||0.6 miles|
|Manjot Optical||0.7 miles|
|Latenight Pharmacy||0.7 miles|
|Visioncare at Home North West Limited||0.9 miles|
|Specs Eye Centre||1 mile|
* 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 B18 4PJ
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 45 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||64.4Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||200Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||5.7Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||20Mbps|
|Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available||Yes|
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