Area Information for Alum Rock Road, Birmingham, B8 3NU
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Alum Rock Road, Birmingham, B8 3NU 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 26 property sales in Alum Rock 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 Alum Rock Road, Birmingham 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.
|Residence in Commercial Building||24|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Alum Rock Road, Birmingham contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 34% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.
|Owned with Mortgage||50|
|Rented: From Council||12|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||1|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||49|
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||8|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||31|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||25|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||79|
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 Birmingham, Hodge Hill constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 53% male.
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
The area around B8 3NU has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 36% 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 B8 3NU 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
Alum Rock Road and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 45% 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)||37|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||17|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||45|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||54|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||165|
Ethnic Group Embed This
Alum Rock Road, Birmingham 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 14% 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 (Alum Rock Road, Birmingham), 62% 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 B8 3NU
|Republic of Ireland||1|
|Europe (including European Union)||23|
|Middle East or Asia||65|
|North America or Caribbean||0|
|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)||43|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||42|
|Looking After Home or Family||48|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||23|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management||2|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||21|
|Accommodation and Food||13|
|Information and Communication||3|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||3|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||3|
|Public Administration and Defence||4|
|HealthInc. Social Work||10|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||6|
Alum Rock Road, Birmingham, B8 3NU is within the Washwood Heath policing neighbourhood, under the West Midlands Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In April 2021, 1 crime was reported within 1 mile of B8 3NU.
|Crime:||Click here to view 1 crime committed near Alum Rock Road|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to B8 3NU. 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 B8 3NU.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Alum Rock Road, Birmingham, B8 3NU. The nearest railway station is Stechford, approximately 0.9 miles away.
|Adderley Park||1 mile|
|Small Heath||2 miles|
|Lea Hall||2 miles|
|Gravelly Hill||2.1 miles|
|Birmingham Moor Street||2.6 miles|
|Acocks Green||2.7 miles|
|Witton (West Midlands)||2.8 miles|
|Birmingham New Street||2.8 miles|
|Birmingham Snow Hill||2.8 miles|
|Spring Road||3 miles|
|Chester Road||3.3 miles|
|Jewellery Quarter||3.4 miles|
|Marston Green||3.5 miles|
|Hall Green||3.5 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Alum Rock Road, Birmingham, B8 3NU. The nearest is Thornton Primary School, approximately 560 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Thornton Primary School||560 yards||
|Sladefield Infant School||630 yards||
|Alston Primary School||720 yards||
|Shaw Hill Primary School||0.6 miles||
|Nansen Primary School||0.6 miles||
|St Cuthbert's RC Junior and Infant (NC) School||0.6 miles||
|Bordesley Green Primary School||0.7 miles||
|Parkfield Community School||0.7 miles||
|Ward End Primary School||0.8 miles||
|The Rosary Catholic Primary School||0.8 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Alum Rock Road, Birmingham, B8 3NU. The nearest is Saltley Academy, approximately 410 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Saltley Academy||410 yards||
|Eden Boys' Leadership Academy, Birmingham East||740 yards|
|Rockwood Academy||0.6 miles||
|Waverley Studio College||0.7 miles||
|Bordesley Green Girls' School & Sixth Form||1 mile||
|Eden Girls' Leadership Academy, Birmingham||1.1 miles|
|Hodge Hill College||1.1 miles||
|Hodge Hill Girls' School||1.2 miles||
|Small Heath Leadership Academy||1.5 miles||
|Darul Uloom Islamic High School||1.6 miles|
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Alum Rock Road, Birmingham, B8 3NU. The nearest is Fernbank Medical Practice, approximately 340 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Fernbank Medical Practice||340 yards|
|Cotterils Lane Surgery||340 yards|
|Belchers Lane Surgery||640 yards|
|Dr Abid Hussain||820 yards|
|Ward End Medical Centre||850 yards|
|Naseby Medical Centre||0.5 miles|
|Oakleaf Medical Practice||0.7 miles|
|Hamd Medical Practice||0.7 miles|
|Alum Rock Medical Centre||0.8 miles|
|Omnia Practice||0.8 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Alum Rock Road, Birmingham, B8 3NU. The nearest is Dental Practice, approximately < 50 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Dental Practice||< 50 yards|
|Bhandal Dental Practice - Alum Rock||60 yards|
|Bhandal Dental Practice - Ward End||0.5 miles|
|Ward End Dental Practice||0.5 miles|
|Fox & Goose Dental Practice||0.7 miles|
|488 Smile Avenue||0.7 miles|
|Dental Surgery||0.8 miles|
|Mr F Mohamed||1.1 miles|
|Keep Smiling||1.3 miles|
|Park Dental Practice||1.6 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Alum Rock Road, Birmingham, B8 3NU. The nearest is Heartlands Hospital, approximately half a mile away.
|Heartlands Hospital||half a mile|
|Tamarind Centre||0.8 miles|
|Eden Unit||2.4 miles|
|Forward House||2.4 miles|
|Optegra Eye Hospital Birmingham||2.5 miles|
|Birmingham Children's Hospital||2.6 miles|
|Birmingham Children's Hospital||2.6 miles|
|Endeavour Court||2.7 miles|
|Reservoir Court||2.7 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Alum Rock Road, Birmingham, B8 3NU. The nearest is Eyeworld Opticians, approximately < 50 yards away.
|Eyeworld Opticians||< 50 yards|
|Ophthalmic Care Opticians||230 yards|
|Specs Direct (Ward End) Ltd||720 yards|
|T. Cox Opticians||820 yards|
|Home Eye Clinic Ltd||0.5 miles|
|Mikah Opticians||0.5 miles|
|Colin Lee Opticians||0.7 miles|
|The I Clinic||0.7 miles|
|Visioncraft (UK) Ltd||0.8 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 B8 3NU
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 31 reported internet connections. This postcode does feature some residents who are using lines that support speeds of less than 2Mbps.
|Average Download Speed||176.5Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||1000Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||10.1Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||21Mbps|
|Gigabit (1,000Mbps+) Internet Available||Yes|
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