Area Information for Southwick Road, Halesowen, B62 9EU

Southwick Road in Halesowen is in the West Midlands region of England. The postcode is within the Halesowen North ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Halesowen and Rowley Regis. This page combines information for the address Southwick Road, Halesowen, B62 9EU, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of B62 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 B62 9EU.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Dudley
Ward Halesowen North
Constituency Halesowen and Rowley Regis
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 Southwick Road, Halesowen, B62 9EU:

Southwick Road, Halesowen, B62 9ET
Long Lane, Halesowen, B62 9DL
Beaumont Road, Halesowen, B62 9EX
Oak Barn Road, Halesowen, B62 9DN
Long Lane, Halesowen, B62 9DJ
Oak Barn Road, Halesowen, B62 9DW

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about B62 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Southwick Road, Halesowen, B62 9EU 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 27 property sales in Southwick 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

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 28
Semi-Detached 44
Terraced 64
Flat (Purpose-Built) 6
Flat (Converted) 5
Residence in Commercial Building 23
Total 170
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Southwick Road, Halesowen contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 33% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 47
Owned with Mortgage 54
Shared Ownership 1
Rented: From Council 0
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 0
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 52
Rented: Other 2
Rent Free 6
Total 162

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 52
Three People 24
Four People 19
Five People 7
Six People 4
Seven People 1
8+ People 2
Total 162

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 20
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 57
C2 - Skilled manual workers 26
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 36
Total 139

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 Halesowen and Rowley Regis constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 47% male.

Gender
Male 184
Female 205
Total 389

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 36
5-7 14
8-9 8
10-14 23
15 5
16-17 11
18-19 22
20-24 35
25-29 18
30-44 82
45-59 72
60-64 22
65-74 25
75-84 11
85-89 3
90+ 2
Total 389

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode B62 9EU 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 118
Married 132
Divorced 38
Separated 6
Widowed 9
Same Sex 0
Total 303

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.

Health
Very Good 181
Good 133
Fair 48
Bad 24
Very Bad 3
Total 389

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) 70
Apprenticeship 7
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 42
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 36
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 55
No GCSEs or Equivalent 77
Other 16
Total 303

Ethnic Group Embed This

As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 74% 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.

Ethnic Group
White 287
Mixed Ethnicity 16
Indian 20
Pakistani 44
Bangladeshi 6
Chinese 2
Other Asian 4
Black African 1
Black Caribbean 9
Total 389

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 336
Wales 4
Scotland 2
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 3
European Union 1
Other 42
Total 389

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 B62 9EU

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 287
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 0
African Countries 2
Middle East or Asia 12
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 1
None 95

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.

Religion
Christian 180
No Religion 108
Buddhist 2
Hindu 4
Jewish 0
Muslim 52
Sikh 16
Other Religion 3
Not Stated 24
Total 389

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Halesowen North ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in part-time employment - 17% 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.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 103
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 50
Self Employed 24
Unemployed 14
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 24
Retired 34
Looking After Home or Family 20
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 11
Other 7
Total 287

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 15
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 3
Construction 13
RetailInc. Wholesale 37
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 6
Accommodation and Food 17
Information and Communication 4
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 7
Real Estate 1
Professional, Scientific and Technical 10
Administration 5
Public Administration and Defence 12
Education 20
HealthInc. Social Work 27
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 11
Total 188

Southwick Road, Halesowen, B62 9EU is within the Halesowen policing neighbourhood, under the West Midlands Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In November 2020, 47 crimes were reported within half a mile of B62 9EU.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 47 crimes committed near Southwick Road
Neighbourhood Team Address Halesowen
Force Website: https://west-midlands.police.uk

Data courtesy of police.uk. See our Data Sources page for more information.

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Below are the details of the closest services to B62 9EU. 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 B62 9EU.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Southwick Road, Halesowen, B62 9EU. The nearest railway station is Rowley Regis, approximately 0.5 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Rowley Regis 0.5 miles
Old Hill 1.1 miles
Langley Green 2 miles
Cradley Heath 2.5 miles
Sandwell & Dudley 2.8 miles
Smethwick Galton Bridge 3.1 miles
Smethwick Rolfe Street 3.1 miles
Lye (West Midlands) 3.7 miles
The Hawthorns 3.7 miles
Dudley Port 3.9 miles
University (Birmingham) 4.2 miles
Selly Oak 4.4 miles
Tipton 4.5 miles
Stourbridge Junction 4.6 miles
Stourbridge Town 4.8 miles
Five Ways 5 miles
Northfield 5 miles
Jewellery Quarter 5.1 miles
Bournville 5.3 miles
Longbridge 5.5 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Southwick Road, Halesowen, B62 9EU. The nearest is Hurst Green Primary School, approximately 410 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Hurst Green Primary School 410 yards
    
Olive Hill Primary Academy 550 yards
    
Highfields Primary School 0.6 miles
    
Blackheath Primary School 0.8 miles
    
Perryfields Primary School 0.8 miles
    
Causeway Green Primary School 0.9 miles
    
Quinton Church Primary School 1.1 miles
    
Howley Grange Primary School 1.1 miles
    
Brandhall Primary School 1.1 miles
    
Lapal Primary School 1.2 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Southwick Road, Halesowen, B62 9EU. The nearest is Leasowes High School, approximately 0.7 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Leasowes High School 0.7 miles
    
Perryfields High School Specialist Maths and Computing College 0.8 miles
    
Oldbury Academy 1.1 miles
    
St Michael's CE High School 1.2 miles
    
The Earls High School 1.4 miles
    
Ormiston Forge Academy 1.4 miles
    
Four Dwellings Academy 1.5 miles
    
Q3 Academy Langley 1.6 miles
    
Windsor High School and Sixth Form 1.7 miles
    
Bristnall Hall Academy 1.9 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Southwick Road, Halesowen, B62 9EU. The nearest is Feldon Lane Practice, approximately 330 yards 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 Southwick Road, Halesowen, B62 9EU. The nearest is J.M. Robinson, 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 Southwick Road, Halesowen, B62 9EU. The nearest is Rowley Regis Hospital, approximately 1.2 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Southwick Road, Halesowen, B62 9EU. The nearest is Eyes & Vision, approximately 0.5 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Eyes & Vision 0.5 miles
J D Hill 0.6 miles
Dalvinder Singh Sidhu 0.6 miles
Eyeland 0.6 miles
C Cacoullis 0.6 miles
Rileys Opticians 0.6 miles
Scrivens Ltd 1.6 miles
Eye Society Opticians 1.6 miles
D Wright 1.7 miles
Boots-Halesowen 1.7 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 B62 9EU

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 15 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 53.6Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 100Mbps
Average Upload Speed 4.8Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 20Mbps
Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 76.2%
Zen Internet 75.8%
Post Office 74%
EE Broadband 73.4%
NOW TV 70.8%
Vodafone 70%
Sky Digital 69.2%
BT Broadband 67.4%
Virgin Media 67.4%
TalkTalk 65.2%
 

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