Area Information for Dragon Fly Chase, Broadsword Park, Ilchester, Yeovil, BA22 8WB

Dragon Fly Chase in Broadsword Park, Ilchester is in the South West region of England. The postcode is within the Northstone, Ivelchester & St Michael's ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Yeovil. This page combines information for the address Dragon Fly Chase, Broadsword Park, Ilchester, Yeovil, BA22 8WB, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of BA22 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 Small Town or Fringe Area
Local Authority South Somerset
Ward Northstone, Ivelchester & St Michael's
Constituency Yeovil
Region South West
Country England


About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Dragon Fly Chase, Broadsword Park, Ilchester, Yeovil, BA22 8WB 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

The area containing Dragon Fly Chase, Broadsword Park, Ilchester, Yeovil consists predominantly of semi-detached housing, which can be an indicator of an affluent neighbourhood. 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 55
Semi-Detached 75
Terraced 4
Flat (Purpose-Built) 14
Flat (Converted) 2
Total 150
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Dragon Fly Chase, Broadsword Park, Ilchester, Yeovil contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 78% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 3
Owned with Mortgage 14
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 1
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 11
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 9
Rented: Other 95
Rent Free 1
Total 134

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 8
Two People 40
Three People 34
Four People 34
Five People 16
Six People 1
Seven People 0
8+ People 1
Total 134

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 62
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 43
C2 - Skilled manual workers 24
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 5
Total 134

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 49% male.

Gender
Male 205
Female 215
Total 420

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

The area around BA22 8WB has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 35% of the resident population). This is commonly seen in suburban neighbourhoods, and sometiems in areas of high social housing.

Age Groups
0-4 65
5-7 24
8-9 24
10-14 27
15 5
16-17 9
18-19 7
20-24 20
25-29 42
30-44 151
45-59 46
60-64 0
65-74 0
75-84 0
85-89 0
90+ 0
Total 420

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode BA22 8WB 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 31
Married 224
Divorced 11
Separated 6
Widowed 3
Same Sex 0
Total 275

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.

This area is fit as a fiddle, with over 97% of the population reporting themselves as being in Good or Very Good health at this address.

Health
Very Good 320
Good 87
Fair 12
Bad 1
Very Bad 0
Total 420

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) 134
Apprenticeship 7
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 43
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 43
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 31
No GCSEs or Equivalent 8
Other 9
Total 275

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Dragon Fly Chase, Broadsword Park, Ilchester, 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 98% 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 411
Mixed Ethnicity 2
Chinese 4
Other Asian 1
Black Caribbean 1
Other 1
Total 420

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 340
Wales 18
Scotland 9
Northern Ireland 11
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 11
Other 31
Total 420

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Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to BA22 8WB

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 347
Republic of Ireland 1
Europe (including European Union) 12
African Countries 0
Middle East or Asia 1
North America or Caribbean 2
Central America 1
South America 3
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 17
None 42

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 286
No Religion 101
Buddhist 0
Hindu 1
Jewish 3
Muslim 5
Sikh 0
Other Religion 2
Not Stated 22
Total 420

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Northstone, Ivelchester & St Michael's ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in full-time employment - 60% 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 164
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 42
Self Employed 14
Unemployed 8
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 15
Retired 0
Looking After Home or Family 29
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1
Other 2
Total 275

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 10
Construction 3
RetailInc. Wholesale 20
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 5
Accommodation and Food 5
Information and Communication 2
Real Estate 3
Professional, Scientific and Technical 4
Administration 1
Public Administration and Defence 119
Education 27
HealthInc. Social Work 19
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 8
Total 227

Dragon Fly Chase, Broadsword Park, Ilchester, Yeovil, BA22 8WB is within the Wincanton Rural West policing neighbourhood, under the Avon and Somerset Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In November 2020, 3 crimes were reported within half a mile of BA22 8WB.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 3 crimes committed near Dragon Fly Chase
Neighbourhood Team Address Wincanton Rural West
Website: https://www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/your-area/wincanton-rural-west/

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 Broadsword Park. 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 BA22 8WB.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 10 closest railway stations to Dragon Fly Chase, Broadsword Park, Ilchester, Yeovil, BA22 8WB. The nearest railway station is Yeovil Pen Mill, approximately 5.4 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Yeovil Pen Mill 5.4 miles
Yeovil Junction 6.6 miles
Thornford 8.1 miles
Sherborne 8.6 miles
Castle Cary 9.1 miles
Yetminster 9.2 miles
Crewkerne 11 miles
Chetnole 12 miles
Templecombe 12 miles
Bruton 13 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Dragon Fly Chase, Broadsword Park, Ilchester, Yeovil, BA22 8WB. The nearest is Ilchester Community School, approximately 360 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Ilchester Community School 360 yards
    
Charlton Mackrell CofE Primary School 2.8 miles
    
Chilthorne Domer Church School 2.9 miles
    
St Margaret's School, Tintinhull 3.1 miles
    
King Ina Church of England Academy (Juniors) 3.6 miles
    
Long Sutton CofE Primary School 3.6 miles
    
Ash Church of England Primary School 3.7 miles
    
King Ina CofE Academy (Infants) 4 miles
    
Countess Gytha Primary School 4.4 miles
    
Preston CofE Primary School 4.4 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 7 closest secondary schools to Dragon Fly Chase, Broadsword Park, Ilchester, Yeovil, BA22 8WB. The nearest is Westfield Academy, approximately 4.4 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Westfield Academy 4.4 miles
    
Buckler's Mead Academy 4.5 miles
    
Stanchester Academy 4.5 miles
    
Preston School Academy 4.7 miles
    
Huish Episcopi Academy 6.3 miles
    
The Gryphon School 8 miles
    
Ansford Academy 9.2 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Dragon Fly Chase, Broadsword Park, Ilchester, Yeovil, BA22 8WB. The nearest is The Ilchester Surgery, approximately 0.7 miles 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 Dragon Fly Chase, Broadsword Park, Ilchester, Yeovil, BA22 8WB. The nearest is Apex Dental Group Somerton, approximately 3.7 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 6 closest hospitals to Dragon Fly Chase, Broadsword Park, Ilchester, Yeovil, BA22 8WB. The nearest is Yeovil District Hospital, approximately 5 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Dragon Fly Chase, Broadsword Park, Ilchester, Yeovil, BA22 8WB. The nearest is David Kneebone Opticians, approximately 3.7 miles 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 BA22 8WB

This postcode has support for superfast broadband at one or more premises. Superfast broadband is generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 30Mbps plus - more than enough for gaming, video calling, watching video and internet browsing. 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 25 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 33.5Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 53.5Mbps
Average Upload Speed 6.5Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 10.7Mbps
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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