Area Information for Willow Close, Bromsgrove, B61 8RD
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Willow Close, Bromsgrove, B61 8RD 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 4 property sales in Willow Close 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 Willow Close, Bromsgrove contains a higher than average level of social housing - 39% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||22|
|Rented: From Council||13|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||30|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||12|
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||7|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||22|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||20|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||30|
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 Bromsgrove constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 44% 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 B61 8RD 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)||28|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||21|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||32|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||29|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||62|
Ethnic Group Embed This
This address (Willow Close, Bromsgrove) 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.
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||1|
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 B61 8RD
|Republic of Ireland||0|
|Europe (including European Union)||2|
|Middle East or Asia||0|
|North America or Caribbean||0|
|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 Sanders Park ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in part-time employment - 18% of the resident population. On average, around 13.7% of census respondents were in part-time employment. There was a large disparity between employment types of male and female residents - almost four times as many women were part-time employees when compared to men.
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)||6|
|Looking After Home or Family||10|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||7|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc.||3|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||4|
|Accommodation and Food||10|
|Information and Communication||2|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||1|
|Public Administration and Defence||4|
|HealthInc. Social Work||16|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||2|
Willow Close, Bromsgrove, B61 8RD is within the Bromsgrove St Johns policing neighbourhood, under the West Mercia Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In November 2020, 52 crimes were reported within half a mile of B61 8RD.
|Crime:||Click here to view 52 crimes committed near Willow Close|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Bromsgrove St Johns
Below are the details of the closest services to B61 8RD. 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 B61 8RD.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Willow Close, Bromsgrove, B61 8RD. The nearest railway station is Bromsgrove, approximately 1.2 miles away.
|Barnt Green||3.7 miles|
|Droitwich Spa||6 miles|
|Kings Norton||7.8 miles|
|Stourbridge Junction||8.2 miles|
|Lye (West Midlands)||8.8 miles|
|Stourbridge Town||8.8 miles|
|Earlswood (West Midlands)||9 miles|
|Selly Oak||9.2 miles|
|Cradley Heath||9.3 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Willow Close, Bromsgrove, B61 8RD. The nearest is Meadows First School, approximately 0.6 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Meadows First School||0.6 miles||
|Millfields First School||0.6 miles||
|St Peter's Catholic First School||0.6 miles||
|Sidemoor First School and Nursery||0.7 miles||
|Finstall First School||0.9 miles||
|Charford First School||1 mile||
|Lickey End First School||1.5 miles||
|Dodford First School||1.6 miles||
|Catshill First School||1.9 miles||
|Stoke Prior First School||2.3 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Willow Close, Bromsgrove, B61 8RD. The nearest is North Bromsgrove High School, approximately 0.6 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|North Bromsgrove High School||0.6 miles||
|South Bromsgrove High||0.7 miles||
|Waseley Hills High School||4.2 miles||
|Colmers School and Sixth Form College||5 miles||
|King Edward VI Balaam Wood Academy||5.2 miles||
|Trinity High School and Sixth Form Centre||5.9 miles||
|Turves Green Boys' School||6 miles||
|Turves Green Girls' School||6.2 miles||
|Droitwich Spa High School and Sixth Form Centre||6.3 miles||
|St Augustine's Catholic High School||6.7 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Willow Close, Bromsgrove, B61 8RD. The nearest is St. Johns Surgery, approximately 690 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|St. Johns Surgery||690 yards|
|Churchfields Surgery||690 yards|
|Davenal House Surgery Partnership||0.6 miles|
|New Road Surgery Bromsgrove||0.6 miles|
|Catshill Village Surgery||2.2 miles|
|Stoke Prior Surgery||2.4 miles|
|Barnt Green Surgery||3.7 miles|
|Wychbold Surgery||3.7 miles|
|Chaddesley Surgery||4.2 miles|
|The Glebeland Surgery||4.3 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Willow Close, Bromsgrove, B61 8RD. The nearest is Orthodontics For You, approximately 430 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Orthodontics For You||430 yards|
|Parkside Dental Practice||690 yards|
|LHDP Smilecare Lansdowne House Dental Practice||770 yards|
|College Road Dental Practice||830 yards|
|Princess of Wales Community Hospital||0.8 miles|
|New Road Dental Practice||0.9 miles|
|Damani Dental Practice||1.2 miles|
|Catshill Dental Surgery||2 miles|
|Fairfield Dental Practice||2.2 miles|
|Barnt Green Dental||3.7 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Willow Close, Bromsgrove, B61 8RD. The nearest is Princess Of Wales Community Hospital, approximately 0.8 miles away.
|Princess Of Wales Community Hospital||0.8 miles|
|Princess of Wales Community Hospital - Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust||0.8 miles|
|Reaside Clinic||5.1 miles|
|Hillis Lodge||5.7 miles|
|BMI Droitwich Spa Hospital||6 miles|
|BMI The Droitwich Spa Hospital||6 miles|
|Droitwich Hospital||6 miles|
|Cygnet Wast Hills||6.2 miles|
|West Heath Hospital||6.5 miles|
|Royal Orthopaedic Hospital||7.4 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Willow Close, Bromsgrove, B61 8RD. The nearest is Hamptons Optical Ltd., approximately 480 yards away.
|Hamptons Optical Ltd.||480 yards|
|Eyecare Opticians Parkside||690 yards|
|Chapman Opticians||700 yards|
|Specsavers Opticians||700 yards|
|Barnt Green Opticians||3.7 miles|
|Troth Opticians||4.4 miles|
|Williams Optometrists||4.5 miles|
|Spex4U Limited||4.5 miles|
|J & D Mason Opticians||4.8 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 B61 8RD
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 4 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||35.4Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||74Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||7.9Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||20Mbps|
|Superfast Broadband Available||Yes|
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