Area Information for Devonshire Road, Smethwick, B67 7QQ

Devonshire Road in Smethwick is in the West Midlands region of England. The postcode is within the Smethwick ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Warley. This page combines information for the address Devonshire Road, Smethwick, B67 7QQ, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of B67 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 B67 7QQ.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Sandwell
Ward Smethwick
Constituency Warley
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 Devonshire Road, Smethwick, B67 7QQ:

Devonshire Road, Smethwick, B67 7QH
Brisbane Road, Smethwick, B67 7AR
Brisbane Road, Smethwick, B67 7AN
Dibble Road, Smethwick, B67 7PZ
Devonshire Road, Smethwick, B67 7QB
Stony Lane, Smethwick, B67 7BD

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about B67 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Devonshire Road, Smethwick, B67 7QQ 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 29 property sales in Devonshire 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

The area containing Devonshire Road, Smethwick consists predominantly of terraced housing, which is common in suburban and inner-city areas. 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 26
Semi-Detached 45
Terraced 81
Flat (Purpose-Built) 2
Flat (Converted) 2
Total 156
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Devonshire Road, Smethwick contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 28% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 48
Owned with Mortgage 48
Shared Ownership 1
Rented: From Council 4
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 3
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 40
Rented: Other 2
Rent Free 3
Total 149

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 23
Two People 40
Three People 28
Four People 22
Five People 19
Six People 8
Seven People 5
8+ People 4
Total 149

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 5
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 21
C2 - Skilled manual workers 23
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 73
Total 122

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 50% male.

Male 244
Female 245
Total 489

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 41
5-7 16
8-9 12
10-14 34
15 6
16-17 12
18-19 18
20-24 37
25-29 62
30-44 88
45-59 83
60-64 20
65-74 35
75-84 22
85-89 2
90+ 1
Total 489

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode B67 7QQ 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 110
Married 216
Divorced 16
Separated 14
Widowed 23
Same Sex 1
Total 380

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.

Very Good 197
Good 190
Fair 58
Bad 37
Very Bad 7
Total 489

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) 60
Apprenticeship 11
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 29
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 38
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 46
No GCSEs or Equivalent 138
Other 58
Total 380

Ethnic Group Embed This

Devonshire 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 19% 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.

Ethnic Group
White 94
Mixed Ethnicity 15
Indian 228
Pakistani 14
Bangladeshi 2
Other Asian 52
Black African 10
Black Caribbean 21
Other 53
Total 489

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

In this area (Devonshire Road, Smethwick), 54% 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
England 262
Wales 1
Scotland 3
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 1
European Union 9
Other 213
Total 489

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 B67 7QQ

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 309
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 5
African Countries 4
Middle East or Asia 102
North America or Caribbean 1
Central America 0
South America 2
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 66

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.

Christian 95
No Religion 24
Buddhist 0
Hindu 20
Jewish 0
Muslim 28
Sikh 288
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 34
Total 489

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.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 108
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 39
Self Employed 32
Unemployed 29
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 42
Retired 41
Looking After Home or Family 23
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 16
Other 25
Total 355

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
AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing 1
Manufacturing 31
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 3
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 3
Construction 10
RetailInc. Wholesale 44
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 16
Accommodation and Food 7
Information and Communication 2
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 7
Professional, Scientific and Technical 12
Administration 11
Public Administration and Defence 4
Education 13
HealthInc. Social Work 16
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 8
Total 188

Devonshire Road, Smethwick, B67 7QQ 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, 170 crimes were reported within half a mile of B67 7QQ.

Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 170 crimes committed near Devonshire Road
Neighbourhood Team Address Smethwick Town
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Below are the details of the closest services to B67 7QQ. 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 B67 7QQ.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Devonshire Road, Smethwick, B67 7QQ. The nearest railway station is Smethwick Rolfe Street, approximately 660 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Smethwick Rolfe Street 660 yards
Smethwick Galton Bridge half a mile
The Hawthorns 1 mile
Langley Green 1.1 miles
Sandwell & Dudley 1.7 miles
Rowley Regis 2.5 miles
Jewellery Quarter 2.8 miles
Five Ways 3.2 miles
Hamstead (Birmingham) 3.3 miles
Birmingham Snow Hill 3.4 miles
University (Birmingham) 3.5 miles
Perry Barr 3.6 miles
Birmingham New Street 3.6 miles
Dudley Port 3.6 miles
Old Hill 3.6 miles
Birmingham Moor Street 3.8 miles
Tame Bridge Parkway 4 miles
Selly Oak 4.1 miles
Witton (West Midlands) 4.2 miles
Tipton 4.4 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Devonshire Road, Smethwick, B67 7QQ. The nearest is Devonshire Infant Academy, approximately 280 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Devonshire Infant Academy 280 yards
Devonshire Junior Academy 280 yards
Crocketts Community Primary School 680 yards
Galton Valley Primary School 0.6 miles
Uplands Manor Primary School 0.7 miles
Victoria Park Primary 0.8 miles
George Betts Primary Academy 0.8 miles
St Philip's Catholic Primary School 0.9 miles
Rood End Primary School 0.9 miles
Annie Lennard Primary School 0.9 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Devonshire Road, Smethwick, B67 7QQ. The nearest is Holly Lodge High School College of Science, approximately 820 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Holly Lodge High School College of Science 820 yards
Shireland Collegiate Academy 0.9 miles
Bristnall Hall Academy 0.9 miles
Sandwell Academy 1.1 miles
Q3 Academy Langley 1.1 miles
West Bromwich Collegiate Academy 1.4 miles  
Holyhead School 1.5 miles
George Dixon Academy 1.6 miles
Oldbury Academy 1.6 miles
Lordswood Boys' School 1.7 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Devonshire Road, Smethwick, B67 7QQ. The nearest is Lodge Road Surgery, approximately 750 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 Devonshire Road, Smethwick, B67 7QQ. The nearest is Smethwick Dental Practice, approximately 500 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Name Approximate Distance*
Smethwick Dental Practice 500 yards
West Park Dental Care 730 yards
Queens Head Dental Surgery 0.7 miles
BCHC - Special Care 0.9 miles
Waterloo Dental Surgery 0.9 miles
Brown Dental Surgery 0.9 miles
Capehill Dental Practice 0.9 miles
Central Ortho 1.1 miles
Shires Dental Practice 1.2 miles
ALLEN GJ MR 1.3 miles

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Devonshire Road, Smethwick, B67 7QQ. The nearest is Beverley House, approximately 1.5 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Devonshire Road, Smethwick, B67 7QQ. The nearest is Avmal Eyewear, approximately 490 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Avmal Eyewear 490 yards
Express Vision Care 490 yards
Vineys Opticians 0.5 miles
Masters Opticians 0.9 miles
Spectrum Opticians 0.9 miles
Eyeland Opticians 0.9 miles
Cape Opticians 1 mile
Bainbridge Optometrists 1.3 miles
Eyecare Mobile Opticians Ltd 1.4 miles
The Vision Centre 1.4 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 B67 7QQ

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 18 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 65.7Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 200Mbps
Average Upload Speed 10.8Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 19.5Mbps
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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