Area Information for Oldbury, B69 9SX

This postcode in Oldbury is in the West Midlands region of England. The postcode is within the Oldbury ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of West Bromwich West. This page combines information for the address Oldbury, B69 9SX, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of B69 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.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Sandwell
Ward Oldbury
Constituency West Bromwich West
Region West Midlands * Note that this refers to the Region, not the County of the same name
Country England


About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Oldbury, B69 9SX 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

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 Types
Detached 3
Semi-Detached 19
Terraced 39
Flat (Purpose-Built) 75
Flat (Converted) 1
Residence in Commercial Building 21
Total 158
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Oldbury contains a higher than average level of social housing - 65% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 13
Owned with Mortgage 12
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 63
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 29
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 19
Rent Free 6
Total 142

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 74
Two People 49
Three People 11
Four People 5
Five People 3
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 142

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 4
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 19
C2 - Skilled manual workers 13
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 26
Total 62

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 West Bromwich West constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 45% male.

Gender
Male 107
Female 133
Total 240

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 10
5-7 4
8-9 3
10-14 6
15 2
16-17 4
18-19 5
20-24 9
25-29 16
30-44 22
45-59 41
60-64 18
65-74 47
75-84 29
85-89 17
90+ 7
Total 240

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

In the immediate vicinity of B69 9SX the number widowed residents is high - 18% of the area's population. This may be indicative of an older population, and these areas often contain more women than men as a result.

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 64
Married 72
Divorced 28
Separated 8
Widowed 43
Same Sex 0
Total 215

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.

However, this area of the Oldbury ward shows lower levels of residents that report their health as Good or Very Good (57%) than average, which is usually indicative of areas with older populations or areas of social deprivation.

Health
Very Good 57
Good 80
Fair 61
Bad 30
Very Bad 12
Total 240

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

B69 9SX and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 59% 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) 13
Apprenticeship 6
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 18
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 14
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 21
No GCSEs or Equivalent 127
Other 16
Total 215

Ethnic Group Embed This

As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 85% 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 204
Mixed Ethnicity 14
Indian 4
Pakistani 1
Black Caribbean 12
Other Black/African/Caribbean 4
Other 1
Total 240

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 206
Wales 1
Scotland 1
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 5
European Union 15
Other 12
Total 240

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 B69 9SX

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 128
Republic of Ireland 3
Europe (including European Union) 13
African Countries 0
Middle East or Asia 1
North America or Caribbean 1
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 94

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 176
No Religion 37
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 5
Other Religion 2
Not Stated 20
Total 240

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Oldbury ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 31% of the resident population. On average, around 13.8% of census respondents were retired. While the UK has an aging population, less residents over 65 are choosing to retire than previously. Between the 2001 and 2011 census, the number of economically active 65-74 year olds almost doubled to 8.7% - an increase of some 413,000 people.

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 46
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 16
Self Employed 4
Unemployed 10
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 10
Retired 51
Looking After Home or Family 6
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 10
Other 9
Total 162

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 8
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 2
Construction 5
RetailInc. Wholesale 11
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 3
Accommodation and Food 5
Information and Communication 2
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 4
Professional, Scientific and Technical 3
Administration 8
Education 6
HealthInc. Social Work 6
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 3
Total 67

Oldbury, B69 9SX is within the Oldbury Town policing neighbourhood, under the West Midlands Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In July 2019, 74 crimes were reported within half a mile of B69 9SX.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 74 crimes committed near B69 9SX
Neighbourhood Team Address Oldbury Town
Force Website: https://www.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 B69 9SX. 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 B69 9SX.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Oldbury, B69 9SX. The nearest railway station is Sandwell & Dudley, approximately 600 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Sandwell & Dudley 600 yards
Langley Green 0.9 miles
Smethwick Galton Bridge 1.6 miles
Smethwick Galton Bridge High Level 1.6 miles
Dudley Port 1.9 miles
Rowley Regis 2 miles
Smethwick Rolfe Street 2 miles
The Hawthorns 2.2 miles
Tipton 2.7 miles
Old Hill 2.9 miles
Tame Bridge Parkway 3.7 miles
Cradley Heath 3.9 miles
Coseley 4 miles
Hamstead (Birmingham) 4.1 miles
Bescot Stadium 4.2 miles
Jewellery Quarter 4.5 miles
Perry Barr 4.9 miles
Five Ways 5 miles
University 5 miles
Birmingham Snow Hill 5.2 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Oldbury, B69 9SX. The nearest is Christ Church CofE Primary School, approximately 260 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Christ Church CofE Primary School 260 yards
    
St Francis Xavier Catholic Primary School 400 yards
    
Rounds Green Primary School 800 yards
    
Lyng Primary School 0.9 miles
    
Hanbury Primary School 0.9 miles
    
Langley Primary School 0.9 miles
    
George Betts Primary Academy 1 mile
    
Rood End Primary School 1 mile
    
Lodge Primary School 1 mile
    
St James CofE Primary School 1.1 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Oldbury, B69 9SX. The nearest is West Bromwich Collegiate Academy, approximately 0.7 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
West Bromwich Collegiate Academy 0.7 miles  
Ormiston Sandwell Community Academy 1 mile
    
Holly Lodge High School College of Science 1.3 miles
    
Health Futures UTC 1.3 miles
    
George Salter Academy 1.4 miles
    
Q3 Academy Langley 1.5 miles  
Bristnall Hall Academy 1.7 miles
    
Oldbury Academy 1.7 miles
    
St Michael's CE High School 2 miles
    
Sandwell Academy 2.1 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Oldbury, B69 9SX. The nearest is Oldbury Health Centre, approximately 280 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 Oldbury, B69 9SX. The nearest is Cosmo-Dent Dental Surgery, approximately 200 yards 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 Oldbury, B69 9SX. The nearest is Edward Street Hospital, approximately 1.2 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Edward Street Hospital 1.2 miles
Sandwell District General Hospital 2 miles
Hallam Street Hospital 2 miles
Rowley Regis Hospital 2.2 miles
Heath Lane Hospital 2.5 miles
Guest Hospital 2.6 miles
Beverley House 3.1 miles
Woodbourne Priory Hospital 3.5 miles
City Hospital 3.7 miles
Ashcroft 3.8 miles

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Oldbury, B69 9SX. The nearest is Scrivens Ltd, approximately 220 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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