Area Information for Oldbury Road, Smethwick, B66 1HU
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Oldbury Road, Smethwick, B66 1HU 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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There have been no house sales reported to the Land Registry in this postcode since January 1st 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 Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Oldbury Road, Smethwick contains a higher than average level of social housing - 55% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||34|
|Rented: From Council||74|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||12|
|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||11|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||32|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||13|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||77|
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 Warley constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 49% male.
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
The area around B66 1HU has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 30% of the resident population). This is commonly seen in suburban neighbourhoods, and sometiems in areas of high social housing.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
The postcode B66 1HU 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)||68|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||35|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||50|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||65|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||136|
Ethnic Group Embed This
Oldbury Road, Smethwick 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 27% 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 (Oldbury Road, Smethwick), 64% 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||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 B66 1HU
|Republic of Ireland||1|
|Europe (including European Union)||16|
|Middle East or Asia||35|
|North America or Caribbean||9|
|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 St Pauls 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)||41|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||61|
|Looking After Home or Family||34|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||32|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing||1|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||16|
|Accommodation and Food||8|
|Information and Communication||4|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||5|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||5|
|Public Administration and Defence||9|
|HealthInc. Social Work||21|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||7|
Oldbury Road, Smethwick, B66 1HU is within the Smethwick Town policing neighbourhood, under the West Midlands Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In February 2021, 81 crimes were reported within half a mile of B66 1HU.
|Crime:||Click here to view 81 crimes committed near Oldbury Road|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to B66 1HU. 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 B66 1HU.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Oldbury Road, Smethwick, B66 1HU. The nearest railway station is Smethwick Galton Bridge, approximately 50 yards away.
|Smethwick Galton Bridge||50 yards|
|Smethwick Rolfe Street||0.6 miles|
|The Hawthorns||0.7 miles|
|Langley Green||1.2 miles|
|Sandwell & Dudley||1.4 miles|
|Rowley Regis||2.7 miles|
|Hamstead (Birmingham)||2.9 miles|
|Jewellery Quarter||3 miles|
|Dudley Port||3.3 miles|
|Perry Barr||3.4 miles|
|Tame Bridge Parkway||3.5 miles|
|Five Ways||3.6 miles|
|Birmingham Snow Hill||3.6 miles|
|Birmingham New Street||3.8 miles|
|Old Hill||3.9 miles|
|University (Birmingham)||4 miles|
|Birmingham Moor Street||4 miles|
|Witton (West Midlands)||4.1 miles|
|Bescot Stadium||4.2 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Oldbury Road, Smethwick, B66 1HU. The nearest is Galton Valley Primary School, approximately 860 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Galton Valley Primary School||860 yards||
|George Betts Primary Academy||0.6 miles||
|Devonshire Infant Academy||0.6 miles||
|Devonshire Junior Academy||0.6 miles||
|Holy Trinity CofE Primary School||0.7 miles||
|Crocketts Community Primary School||0.8 miles||
|Rood End Primary School||0.9 miles||
|Wattville Primary School||1 mile||
|Lyng Primary School||1 mile||
|St Philip's Catholic Primary School||1.1 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Oldbury Road, Smethwick, B66 1HU. The nearest is Holly Lodge High School College of Science, approximately 770 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Holly Lodge High School College of Science||770 yards||
|Sandwell Academy||0.7 miles||
|West Bromwich Collegiate Academy||1.1 miles|
|Bristnall Hall Academy||1.3 miles||
|Shireland Collegiate Academy||1.4 miles||
|Holyhead School||1.4 miles||
|Q3 Academy Langley||1.5 miles||
|Health Futures UTC||1.5 miles||
|St John Wall Catholic School||1.5 miles||
|V.A.S.E Academy||1.6 miles|
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Oldbury Road, Smethwick, B66 1HU. The nearest is Lodge Road Surgery, approximately 410 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Lodge Road Surgery||410 yards|
|St Paul's Medical Practice||630 yards|
|Hawthorns Medical Centre||0.6 miles|
|The Smethwick Medical Centre||0.7 miles|
|Dr Nisar- Ul Haque||0.7 miles|
|St Pauls Partners||0.7 miles|
|Dr B P Choudhary And Dr R Choudhary||0.9 miles|
|Rood End Medical Centre||1 mile|
|Warley Road Surgery||1 mile|
|Dr Abdul Naeem||1.1 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Oldbury Road, Smethwick, B66 1HU. The nearest is Smethwick Dental Practice, approximately 830 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Smethwick Dental Practice||830 yards|
|West Park Dental Care||half a mile|
|The D:NTAL Clinic||0.8 miles|
|Queens Head Dental Surgery||1.1 miles|
|Brown Dental Surgery||1.2 miles|
|Dental Surgery||1.3 miles|
|Asden House Dental Clinic||1.3 miles|
|Waterloo Dental Surgery||1.4 miles|
|Capehill Dental Practice||1.4 miles|
|Church Square Dental Practice||1.5 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Oldbury Road, Smethwick, B66 1HU. The nearest is Edward Street Day Hospital, approximately 1.4 miles away.
|Edward Street Day Hospital||1.4 miles|
|Edward Street Hospital||1.4 miles|
|Hallam Street Hospital||1.8 miles|
|Sandwell District General Hospital||1.8 miles|
|Sandwell General Hospital||1.8 miles|
|Beverley House||2 miles|
|Mary Seacole House||2.1 miles|
|City Hospital||2.2 miles|
|City Hospital Birmingham (Alliance Medical Scanning)||2.2 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Oldbury Road, Smethwick, B66 1HU. The nearest is Avmal Eyewear, approximately 660 yards away.
|Avmal Eyewear||660 yards|
|Express Vision Care||740 yards|
|Vineys Opticians||0.9 miles|
|Attewell Opticians||0.9 miles|
|Masters Opticians||1 mile|
|Specsavers Opticians||1.2 miles|
|Boots-Birmingham - West Bromwich||1.2 miles|
|4 Sight Eyecare||1.2 miles|
|Specs Eye Centre||1.3 miles|
|Spectrum Opticians||1.3 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.