Area Information for Kestrel Avenue, Birmingham, B25 8QU

Kestrel Avenue in Birmingham is in the West Midlands region of England. The postcode is within the Yardley West & Stechford ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Birmingham, Yardley. This page combines information for the address Kestrel Avenue, Birmingham, B25 8QU, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of B25 here. For more details on the exact area these statistics cover, please see the map below and click "Show Census Area Covered" immediately below the map.

For information about recent house sales in this postcode, please view our property sales page for B25 8QU.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Birmingham
Ward Yardley West & Stechford
Constituency Birmingham, Yardley
Region West Midlands * Note that this refers to the Region, not the County of the same name
Country England

Nearby Locations

Our information is available for almost all UK postcodes. Why not take a look at some of these other postcodes in the immediate vicinity of Kestrel Avenue, Birmingham, B25 8QU:

Larch Walk, Birmingham, B25 8QP
Millhouse Road, Birmingham, B25 8QS
Millhouse Road, Birmingham, B25 8QJ
Millhouse Road, Birmingham, B25 8QT
The Ring, Birmingham, B25 8QD
Hob Moor Road, Yardley, Birmingham, B25 8QL

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about B25 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Kestrel Avenue, Birmingham, B25 8QU 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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House Prices

We have found 24 property sales in Kestrel Avenue 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 Types
Detached 4
Semi-Detached 16
Terraced 51
Flat (Purpose-Built) 55
Flat (Converted) 3
Total 129
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Kestrel Avenue, Birmingham contains a higher than average level of social housing - 51% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 23
Owned with Mortgage 24
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 64
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 1
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 10
Rented: Other 2
Rent Free 4
Total 128

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.

Housing Occupancy
One Person 53
Two People 43
Three People 12
Four People 12
Five People 2
Six People 2
Seven People 3
8+ People 1
Total 128

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.

Social Grade
AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions 7
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 25
C2 - Skilled manual workers 19
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 43
Total 94

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, Yardley constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 45% male.

Male 125
Female 151
Total 276

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.

Age Groups
0-4 22
5-7 19
8-9 8
10-14 20
15 2
16-17 6
18-19 9
20-24 13
25-29 19
30-44 53
45-59 53
60-64 12
65-74 23
75-84 14
85-89 3
90+ 0
Total 276

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode B25 8QU 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.

Relationship Status
Single 81
Married 75
Divorced 19
Separated 11
Widowed 17
Same Sex 2
Total 205

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.

Very Good 114
Good 93
Fair 45
Bad 16
Very Bad 8
Total 276

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, and Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 35
Apprenticeship 8
2+ A Levels 20
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 30
1-4 GCSEs 20
No GCSEs 77
Other 15
Total 205

Ethnic Group Embed This

Kestrel Avenue, 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 64% 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.

Ethnic Group
White 177
Mixed Ethnicity 8
Indian 17
Pakistani 15
Bangladeshi 6
Chinese 1
Other Asian 17
Black African 21
Black Caribbean 13
Other 1
Total 276

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
England 208
Wales 2
Scotland 2
Northern Ireland 2
Republic of Ireland 7
European Union 15
Other 40
Total 276

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 B25 8QU

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 161
Republic of Ireland 4
Europe (including European Union) 16
African Countries 4
Middle East or Asia 10
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 83

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.

Christian 155
No Religion 48
Buddhist 0
Hindu 4
Jewish 0
Muslim 53
Sikh 1
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 15
Total 276

Economic Activity Embed This

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.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 58
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 18
Self Employed 7
Unemployed 21
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 19
Retired 26
Looking After Home or Family 10
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 16
Other 13
Total 188

Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top

This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.

Employment Industry
Manufacturing 12
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 1
Construction 2
RetailInc. Wholesale 11
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 4
Accommodation and Food 9
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 1
Real Estate 4
Professional, Scientific and Technical 1
Administration 3
Public Administration and Defence 6
Education 9
HealthInc. Social Work 22
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 2
Total 87

Kestrel Avenue, Birmingham, B25 8QU is within the South Yardley policing neighbourhood, under the West Midlands Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In May 2019, 108 crimes were reported within half a mile of B25 8QU.

Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 108 crimes committed near Kestrel Avenue
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Below are the details of the closest services to B25 8QU. 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 B25 8QU.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Kestrel Avenue, Birmingham, B25 8QU. The nearest railway station is Stechford, approximately 1.1 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Stechford 1.1 miles
Tyseley 1.3 miles
Acocks Green 1.5 miles
Small Heath 1.6 miles
Adderley Park 1.6 miles
Lea Hall 1.7 miles
Spring Road 2 miles
Bordesley 2.3 miles
Duddeston 2.3 miles
Olton 2.4 miles
Hall Green 2.5 miles
Marston Green 2.9 miles
Birmingham Moor Street 2.9 miles
Aston 3.1 miles
Birmingham New Street 3.2 miles
Birmingham Snow Hill 3.3 miles
Gravelly Hill 3.3 miles
Yardley Wood 3.6 miles
Five Ways 3.7 miles
Witton (West Midlands) 3.8 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Kestrel Avenue, Birmingham, B25 8QU. The nearest is St Bernadette's Catholic Primary School, approximately 240 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
St Bernadette's Catholic Primary School 240 yards
Oasis Academy Hobmoor 560 yards
Blakesley Hall Primary School 840 yards
Yardley Primary School 0.7 miles
Redhill Junior and Infant School 0.7 miles
Stechford Primary School 0.8 miles
Alston Primary School 0.8 miles
Bordesley Green Primary School 0.8 miles
Corpus Christi Catholic Primary School 0.8 miles
St Benedict's Primary School 0.9 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Kestrel Avenue, Birmingham, B25 8QU. The nearest is Waverley Studio College, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Waverley Studio College 0.6 miles
Saltley Academy 1 mile
Darul Uloom Islamic High School 1.4 miles  
Small Heath Leadership Academy 1.4 miles
Cockshut Hill Technology College 1.4 miles
Bordesley Green Girls' School & Sixth Form 1.4 miles
Yardleys School 1.6 miles
Rockwood Academy 1.7 miles
Holy Trinity Catholic School 1.7 miles  
Ark Boulton Academy 1.8 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Kestrel Avenue, Birmingham, B25 8QU. The nearest is Yardley Medical Centre, approximately 0.6 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Dentists

Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Kestrel Avenue, Birmingham, B25 8QU. The nearest is Henry Road Dental Practice, approximately 0.6 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Kestrel Avenue, Birmingham, B25 8QU. The nearest is Heartlands Hospital, approximately 0.7 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Heartlands Hospital 0.7 miles
Tamarind Centre 0.7 miles
Hertford House 2.3 miles
Zinnia Centre 2.4 miles
Optegra Eye Hospital Birmingham 3 miles
Birmingham Children's Hospital 3.1 miles
Birmingham Children's Hospital 3.1 miles
Grove Avenue 3.2 miles
Ardenleigh 3.3 miles
Juniper Centre 3.4 miles

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Kestrel Avenue, Birmingham, B25 8QU. The nearest is Boots-Birmingham - Yardley, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Boots-Birmingham - Yardley 0.6 miles
Visioncraft (UK) Ltd 0.7 miles
Specsavers 0.7 miles
Scrivens Opticians & Hearing Care 0.7 miles
Tesco Opticians 0.7 miles
Krystal Vision 0.8 miles
Asda Optician 0.9 miles
Eyesavers 0.9 miles
Rightspex Opticians 1.1 miles
Manor Opticians 1.2 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 B25 8QU

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 27 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 68.2Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 200Mbps
Average Upload Speed 4.3Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 12Mbps
Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 78%
Virgin Media 75.1%
EE/Orange Broadband 74.5%
Vodafone 74.1%
Sky Digital 73.6%
BT Broadband 70.5%
TalkTalk 66.7%

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