Area Information for Sketchley Close, Smethwick, B66 3BN
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|Regent Street, Smethwick, B66 3BH|
|Regent Street, Smethwick, B66 3BQ|
|Piddock Road, Smethwick, B66 3BL|
|Regent Court, Smethwick, B66 3BA|
|Regent Street, Smethwick, B66 3BG|
|High Street, Smethwick, B66 3AD|
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Sketchley Close, Smethwick, B66 3BN 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 2 property sales in Sketchley 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
The area containing Sketchley Close, Smethwick consists predominantly of flats, which is common in inner cities, student neighbourhoods and poorer suburban settings. 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||6|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Sketchley Close, Smethwick contains a higher than average level of social housing - 57% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||15|
|Rented: From Council||4|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||87|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||36|
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||12|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||28|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||17|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||53|
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
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 B66 3BN 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
Sketchley Close and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 40% 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)||42|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||24|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||29|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||17|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||93|
Ethnic Group Embed This
Sketchley Close, 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 40% 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 (Sketchley Close, Smethwick), 65% 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||4|
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 3BN
|Republic of Ireland||1|
|Europe (including European Union)||14|
|Middle East or Asia||34|
|North America or Caribbean||5|
|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
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)||26|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||25|
|Looking After Home or Family||6|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||21|
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|
|Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc.||1|
|Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management||2|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||5|
|Accommodation and Food||6|
|Information and Communication||2|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||7|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||5|
|Public Administration and Defence||3|
|HealthInc. Social Work||17|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||2|
Sketchley Close, Smethwick, B66 3BN 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 January 2021, 141 crimes were reported within half a mile of B66 3BN.
|Crime:||Click here to view 141 crimes committed near Sketchley Close|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to B66 3BN. 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 3BN.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Sketchley Close, Smethwick, B66 3BN. The nearest railway station is Smethwick Rolfe Street, approximately 320 yards away.
|Smethwick Rolfe Street||320 yards|
|Smethwick Galton Bridge||0.7 miles|
|The Hawthorns||0.8 miles|
|Langley Green||1.6 miles|
|Sandwell & Dudley||2.1 miles|
|Jewellery Quarter||2.3 miles|
|Five Ways||2.8 miles|
|Rowley Regis||2.9 miles|
|Birmingham Snow Hill||3 miles|
|Hamstead (Birmingham)||3 miles|
|Birmingham New Street||3.1 miles|
|Perry Barr||3.2 miles|
|University (Birmingham)||3.3 miles|
|Birmingham Moor Street||3.3 miles|
|Witton (West Midlands)||3.7 miles|
|Selly Oak||3.9 miles|
|Dudley Port||4 miles|
|Tame Bridge Parkway||4.1 miles|
|Old Hill||4.1 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Sketchley Close, Smethwick, B66 3BN. The nearest is Crocketts Community Primary School, approximately 480 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Crocketts Community Primary School||480 yards||
|Victoria Park Primary||640 yards||
|St Philip's Catholic Primary School||700 yards||
|Galton Valley Primary School||750 yards||
|St Matthew's CofE Primary School||half a mile||
|Devonshire Infant Academy||0.6 miles||
|Devonshire Junior Academy||0.6 miles||
|Shireland Technology Primary School||0.7 miles|
|Cape Primary School||0.7 miles||
|Uplands Manor Primary School||0.8 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Sketchley Close, Smethwick, B66 3BN. The nearest is Shireland Collegiate Academy, approximately 0.7 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Shireland Collegiate Academy||0.7 miles||
|Holly Lodge High School College of Science||0.9 miles||
|Sandwell Academy||1 mile||
|Holyhead School||1.2 miles||
|V.A.S.E Academy||1.3 miles|
|Bristnall Hall Academy||1.3 miles||
|George Dixon Academy||1.3 miles||
|Q3 Academy Langley||1.5 miles||
|Lordswood Boys' School||1.6 miles||
|King Edward VI Handsworth Grammar School for Boys||1.6 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Sketchley Close, Smethwick, B66 3BN. The nearest is The Smethwick Medical Centre, approximately 60 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|The Smethwick Medical Centre||60 yards|
|Dr B P Choudhary And Dr R Choudhary||550 yards|
|Norvic Family Practice||810 yards|
|Victoria Health Centre||810 yards|
|Hawthorns Medical Centre||860 yards|
|Cape Hill Medical Centre||0.7 miles|
|Lodge Road Surgery||0.8 miles|
|Bearwood Road Surgery||0.9 miles|
|St Paul's Medical Practice||1 mile|
|Modality St James||1 mile|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Sketchley Close, Smethwick, B66 3BN. The nearest is Smethwick Dental Practice, approximately 520 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Smethwick Dental Practice||520 yards|
|BCHC - Special Care||810 yards|
|Capehill Dental Practice||0.6 miles|
|Waterloo Dental Surgery||0.6 miles|
|West Park Dental Care||0.9 miles|
|Central Ortho||1 mile|
|City Dental Practice||1.1 miles|
|Dental Surgery||1.1 miles|
|Queens Head Dental Surgery||1.1 miles|
|Shires Dental Practice||1.2 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Sketchley Close, Smethwick, B66 3BN. The nearest is Beverley House, approximately 1.4 miles away.
|Beverley House||1.4 miles|
|City Hospital||1.5 miles|
|City Hospital Birmingham (Alliance Medical Scanning)||1.5 miles|
|Mary Seacole House||1.6 miles|
|Woodbourne Priory Hospital||1.7 miles|
|Edward Street Day Hospital||2.1 miles|
|Edward Street Hospital||2.1 miles|
|Hallam Street Hospital||2.4 miles|
|Sandwell District General Hospital||2.5 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Sketchley Close, Smethwick, B66 3BN. The nearest is Vineys Opticians, approximately 350 yards 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.
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Broadband in B66 3BN
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 6 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||54.9Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||107Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||6.9Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||10Mbps|
|Gigabit (1,000Mbps+) Internet Available||Yes|
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