Area Information for West Hendford, Yeovil, BA20 1AN

West Hendford in Yeovil is in the South West region of England. The postcode is within the Yeovil Westland ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Yeovil. This page combines information for the address West Hendford, Yeovil, BA20 1AN, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of BA20 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 South Somerset
Ward Yeovil Westland
Constituency Yeovil
Region South West
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 West Hendford, Yeovil, BA20 1AN:

Berkeley Road, Yeovil, BA20 1XL
West Hendford, Yeovil, BA20 1XN
The Crescent, Yeovil, BA20 1XW
West Hendford, Yeovil, BA20 1XG
Everton Road, Yeovil, BA20 1UF
Horsey Lane, Yeovil, BA20 1SN

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about BA20 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about West Hendford, Yeovil, BA20 1AN 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 45
Terraced 43
Flat (Purpose-Built) 31
Flat (Converted) 9
Total 131
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

This area contains a mixture of housing tenures, as detailed below. Across the UK, an average of 30.6% of household spaces were owned outright, 32.9% were mortgaged, 18.2% were social housing, and 16.3% were privately rented at the last census.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 27
Owned with Mortgage 40
Shared Ownership 1
Rented: From Council 2
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 21
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 18
Rented: Other 1
Rent Free 2
Total 112

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 28
Two People 30
Three People 21
Four People 25
Five People 7
Six People 1
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 112

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 13
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 23
C2 - Skilled manual workers 26
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 27
Total 89

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 Yeovil constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 50% male.

Gender
Male 145
Female 147
Total 292

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 18
5-7 10
8-9 10
10-14 25
15 3
16-17 5
18-19 13
20-24 27
25-29 26
30-44 68
45-59 52
60-64 3
65-74 13
75-84 12
85-89 5
90+ 2
Total 292

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode BA20 1AN 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 82
Married 106
Divorced 24
Separated 3
Widowed 11
Same Sex 0
Total 226

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.

Health
Very Good 137
Good 112
Fair 31
Bad 11
Very Bad 1
Total 292

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) 34
Apprenticeship 12
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 40
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 39
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 39
No GCSEs or Equivalent 38
Other 24
Total 226

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (West Hendford, Yeovil) can be considered less ethnically diverse than the UK average. As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with residents of this area being 99% 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 288
Indian 4
Total 292

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 250
Wales 6
Scotland 0
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 3
European Union 30
Other 2
Total 292

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 BA20 1AN

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 204
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 27
African Countries 0
Middle East or Asia 4
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 57

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 193
No Religion 80
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 1
Not Stated 18
Total 292

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Yeovil Westland ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in full-time employment - 50% of the resident population. On average, around 38.4% of census respondents were in full-time employment.

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 104
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 38
Self Employed 12
Unemployed 3
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 16
Retired 12
Looking After Home or Family 11
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 7
Other 4
Total 207

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 3
Manufacturing 22
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Construction 7
RetailInc. Wholesale 45
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 6
Accommodation and Food 16
Information and Communication 4
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 2
Real Estate 1
Professional, Scientific and Technical 2
Administration 4
Public Administration and Defence 6
Education 10
HealthInc. Social Work 20
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 11
Total 160

West Hendford, Yeovil, BA20 1AN is within the Yeovil Town policing neighbourhood, under the Avon and Somerset Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In September 2019, 107 crimes were reported within half a mile of BA20 1AN.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 107 crimes committed near West Hendford
Neighbourhood Team Address Yeovil Town
Website: https://www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/your-area/yeovil-town/

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 BA20 1AN. 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 BA20 1AN.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 10 closest railway stations to West Hendford, Yeovil, BA20 1AN. The nearest railway station is Yeovil Pen Mill, approximately 1.2 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Yeovil Pen Mill 1.2 miles
Yeovil Junction 1.6 miles
Thornford 3.3 miles
Yetminster 4.2 miles
Sherborne 5.6 miles
Chetnole 5.8 miles
Crewkerne 7.5 miles
Templecombe 11 miles
Maiden Newton 12 miles
Castle Cary 13 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to West Hendford, Yeovil, BA20 1AN. The nearest is Huish Primary School, approximately 560 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Huish Primary School 560 yards
    
Oaklands Primary School 650 yards
    
St Gildas Catholic Primary School 0.6 miles
    
Holy Trinity Church School 0.7 miles
    
Reckleford Infant School and Nursery 0.7 miles
    
St. Michael's Academy 1 mile
    
Pen Mill Infant and Nursery Academy 1 mile
    
Milford Infants' School 1 mile
    
Milford Junior School 1.1 miles
    
Preston CofE Primary School 1.3 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 7 closest secondary schools to West Hendford, Yeovil, BA20 1AN. The nearest is Preston School Academy, approximately 0.9 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Preston School Academy 0.9 miles
    
Westfield Academy 0.9 miles
    
Buckler's Mead Academy 1.4 miles
    
Stanchester Academy 4 miles
    
The Gryphon School 5.6 miles
    
Wadham School 7.2 miles
    
Huish Episcopi Academy 11 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to West Hendford, Yeovil, BA20 1AN. The nearest is Hendford Lodge Medical Centre, Yeovil, approximately 210 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 West Hendford, Yeovil, BA20 1AN. The nearest is Hendford Dental Practice, approximately 410 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 4 closest hospitals to West Hendford, Yeovil, BA20 1AN. The nearest is Yeovil District Hospital, approximately 860 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Yeovil District Hospital 860 yards
Yeatman Hospital 5.3 miles
South Petherton Community Hospital 7 miles
Crewkerne Community Hospital 8 miles

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to West Hendford, Yeovil, BA20 1AN. The nearest is Tesco Opticians, approximately 490 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 BA20 1AN

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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 2 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 16.6Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 16.7Mbps
Average Upload Speed 1Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 1Mbps
Superfast 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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