Area Information for Smethwick, B66 2DX
This postcode was terminated by the Royal Mail in December 1991. Where possible, we have attempted to find data relating to the area in which the postcode used to reside before retirement. However, some data such as street names and house pricing is based on current postcodes only and so may be missing or incomplete.
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 Smethwick, B66 2DX:
|Parkrose Industrial Estate, Middlemore Road, Smethwick, B66 2DZ|
|Mornington Road, Smethwick, B66 2JE|
|Middlemore Road, Smethwick, B66 2DU|
|Melbourne Road, Smethwick, B66 2HA|
|Retallack Close, Smethwick, B66 2HX|
|Middlemore Road, Smethwick, B66 2DT|
Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about B66 as a whole.
About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Smethwick, B66 2DX 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
The area containing Smethwick consists predominantly of semi-detached housing, which can be an indicator of an affluent neighbourhood. 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 Smethwick contains a higher than average level of social housing - 43% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||37|
|Rented: From Council||19|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||38|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||15|
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||26|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||12|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||67|
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 47% male.
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
The area around B66 2DX has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 31% 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 2DX 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
B66 2DX and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 41% of the resident population. On average, around 22.9% of census respondents fall into this category.
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)||34|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||23|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||34|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||31|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||111|
Ethnic Group Embed This
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 16% 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 (Smethwick), 61% 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 2DX
|Republic of Ireland||0|
|Europe (including European Union)||5|
|Middle East or Asia||49|
|North America or Caribbean||3|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||1|
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 - 16% 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)||29|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||42|
|Looking After Home or Family||33|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||25|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||10|
|Accommodation and Food||20|
|Information and Communication||1|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||4|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||5|
|Public Administration and Defence||8|
|HealthInc. Social Work||15|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||2|
Smethwick, B66 2DX 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 November 2020, 95 crimes were reported within half a mile of B66 2DX.
|Crime:||Click here to view 95 crimes committed near B66 2DX|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to B66 2DX. 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 2DX.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Smethwick, B66 2DX. The nearest railway station is The Hawthorns, approximately 300 yards away.
|The Hawthorns||300 yards|
|Smethwick Rolfe Street||0.6 miles|
|Smethwick Galton Bridge||0.8 miles|
|Langley Green||1.9 miles|
|Sandwell & Dudley||2.1 miles|
|Jewellery Quarter||2.3 miles|
|Hamstead (Birmingham)||2.4 miles|
|Perry Barr||2.7 miles|
|Birmingham Snow Hill||2.9 miles|
|Five Ways||3 miles|
|Birmingham New Street||3.2 miles|
|Witton (West Midlands)||3.3 miles|
|Birmingham Moor Street||3.4 miles|
|Rowley Regis||3.4 miles|
|Tame Bridge Parkway||3.5 miles|
|University (Birmingham)||3.8 miles|
|Dudley Port||4 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Smethwick, B66 2DX. The nearest is Wattville Primary School, approximately 350 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Wattville Primary School||350 yards||
|Galton Valley Primary School||660 yards||
|St Philip's Catholic Primary School||0.6 miles||
|St James Church of England Primary School, Handsworth||0.6 miles||
|St Matthew's CofE Primary School||0.9 miles||
|Victoria Park Primary||0.9 miles||
|Crocketts Community Primary School||0.9 miles||
|James Watt Primary School||1 mile||
|Oasis Academy Boulton||1 mile||
|St Augustine's Catholic Primary School||1 mile||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Smethwick, B66 2DX. The nearest is Sandwell Academy, approximately 780 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Sandwell Academy||780 yards||
|Holyhead School||0.6 miles||
|St John Wall Catholic School||1 mile||
|Holly Lodge High School College of Science||1.2 miles||
|King Edward VI Handsworth Grammar School for Boys||1.2 miles||
|Shireland Collegiate Academy||1.3 miles||
|King Edward VI Handsworth Wood Girls' Academy||1.6 miles||
|King Edward VI Handsworth School||1.6 miles||
|West Bromwich Collegiate Academy||1.8 miles|
|George Dixon Academy||1.9 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Smethwick, B66 2DX. The nearest is Hawthorns Medical Centre, approximately 480 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Hawthorns Medical Centre||480 yards|
|Modality St James||half a mile|
|Holyhead Primary Health Care Centre||0.6 miles|
|The Smethwick Medical Centre||0.6 miles|
|Handsworth Medical Pract.||0.9 miles|
|Norvic Family Practice||0.9 miles|
|Victoria Health Centre||0.9 miles|
|Dr B P Choudhary And Dr R Choudhary||1 mile|
|Lodge Road Surgery||1 mile|
|Cape Hill Medical Centre||1.1 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Smethwick, B66 2DX. The nearest is Dental Surgery, approximately 0.5 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Dental Surgery||0.5 miles|
|Smethwick Dental Practice||0.7 miles|
|BCHC - Special Care||0.9 miles|
|Sohal Dental Practice||1.1 miles|
|BCHC - Special Care||1.1 miles|
|Handsworth Dental Surgery||1.2 miles|
|Rookery Road Dental Practice||1.2 miles|
|Capehill Dental Practice||1.2 miles|
|Waterloo Dental Surgery||1.2 miles|
|West Park Dental Care||1.2 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Smethwick, B66 2DX. The nearest is Ashcroft, approximately 1.5 miles away.
|Mary Seacole House||1.5 miles|
|City Hospital||1.6 miles|
|City Hospital Birmingham (Alliance Medical Scanning)||1.6 miles|
|Edward Street Day Hospital||1.9 miles|
|Edward Street Hospital||1.9 miles|
|Beverley House||1.9 miles|
|Hallam Street Hospital||2 miles|
|Sandwell District General Hospital||2.1 miles|
|Sandwell General Hospital||2.1 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Smethwick, B66 2DX. The nearest is Specs Eye Centre, approximately 0.5 miles away.
* 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.