Area Information for St. Andrews Street, Wells, BA5 2UN

St. Andrews Street in Wells is in the South West region of England. The postcode is within the Wells St Thomas' ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Wells. This page combines information for the address St. Andrews Street, Wells, BA5 2UN, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of BA5 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 Mendip
Ward Wells St Thomas'
Constituency Wells
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 St. Andrews Street, Wells, BA5 2UN:

Vicars Close, Wells, BA5 2UH
St. Andrews Street, Wells, BA5 2UR
St. Andrews Street, Wells, BA5 2UW
Vicars Close, Wells, BA5 2UJ
The Liberty, Wells, BA5 2SZ
Wells Cathedral, Wells, BA5 2PA

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about BA5 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about St. Andrews Street, Wells, BA5 2UN 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 St. Andrews Street, Wells consists predominantly of detached housing, a strong indicator of affluence. 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 70
Semi-Detached 27
Terraced 26
Flat (Purpose-Built) 3
Flat (Converted) 1
Total 127
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

This area consists predominantly of housing where the property is owned outright - higher than the national average of just over 30%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 73
Owned with Mortgage 31
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 1
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 6
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 6
Rented: Other 1
Rent Free 4
Total 122

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 44
Two People 51
Three People 10
Four People 12
Five People 5
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 122

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 32
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 14
C2 - Skilled manual workers 4
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 4
Total 54

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 Wells constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 46% male.

Gender
Male 114
Female 135
Total 249

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 8
5-7 2
8-9 5
10-14 12
15 4
16-17 9
18-19 2
20-24 12
25-29 0
30-44 22
45-59 63
60-64 14
65-74 35
75-84 52
85-89 5
90+ 4
Total 249

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode BA5 2UN 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 42
Married 129
Divorced 16
Separated 3
Widowed 28
Same Sex 0
Total 218

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 113
Good 94
Fair 27
Bad 11
Very Bad 4
Total 249

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) 99
Apprenticeship 5
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 23
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 38
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 23
No GCSEs or Equivalent 26
Other 4
Total 218

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (St. Andrews Street, Wells) 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 97% 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 242
Mixed Ethnicity 4
Black African 1
Black Caribbean 1
Other 1
Total 249

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 220
Wales 8
Scotland 3
Northern Ireland 4
Republic of Ireland 2
European Union 6
Other 6
Total 249

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 BA5 2UN

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 216
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 4
African Countries 1
Middle East or Asia 0
North America or Caribbean 1
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 8
None 28

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 180
No Religion 53
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 1
Sikh 0
Other Religion 1
Not Stated 14
Total 249

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Wells St Thomas' ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 25% 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 49
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 23
Self Employed 20
Unemployed 3
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 12
Retired 39
Looking After Home or Family 6
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 3
Other 2
Total 157

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
Mining/Quarrying 1
Manufacturing 4
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Construction 4
RetailInc. Wholesale 10
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 2
Accommodation and Food 8
Information and Communication 4
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 4
Professional, Scientific and Technical 8
Public Administration and Defence 5
Education 22
HealthInc. Social Work 15
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 5
Total 93

St. Andrews Street, Wells, BA5 2UN is within the Wells City policing neighbourhood, under the Avon and Somerset Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In June 2021, 70 crimes were reported within 1 mile of BA5 2UN.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 70 crimes committed near St. Andrews Street
Neighbourhood Team Address Wells City
Website: https://www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/your-area/wells-city/

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 BA5 2UN. 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 BA5 2UN.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 2 closest railway stations to St. Andrews Street, Wells, BA5 2UN. The nearest railway station is Castle Cary, approximately 9.3 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Castle Cary 9.3 miles
Bruton 11 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to St. Andrews Street, Wells, BA5 2UN. The nearest is Stoberry Park School, approximately 450 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Stoberry Park School 450 yards
    
St Joseph and St Teresa Catholic Primary School 490 yards
    
St Cuthbert's CofE Junior School 0.8 miles
    
St Cuthbert's Church of England Academy Infants and Pre-School 0.9 miles
    
Horrington Primary School 1.6 miles
    
Coxley Primary School 2.3 miles
    
Wookey Primary School 2.4 miles
    
Croscombe Church of England Primary School 2.7 miles
    
St Lawrence's CofE Primary School 3.6 miles
    
Priddy Primary School 3.6 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 7 closest secondary schools to St. Andrews Street, Wells, BA5 2UN. The nearest is The Blue School, approximately 870 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
The Blue School 870 yards
    
Whitstone 4.6 miles
    
St Dunstan's School 5.2 miles
    
Crispin School Academy 6.8 miles
    
The Kings of Wessex Academy 7.3 miles
    
Somervale School Specialist Media Arts College 8.4 miles
    
Norton Hill Academy 8.5 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to St. Andrews Street, Wells, BA5 2UN. The nearest is Wells City Practice, approximately 0.8 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 St. Andrews Street, Wells, BA5 2UN. The nearest is Bupa Dental Care, Wells, approximately 300 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 5 closest hospitals to St. Andrews Street, Wells, BA5 2UN. The nearest is Shepton Mallet Community Hospital, approximately 3.8 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to St. Andrews Street, Wells, BA5 2UN. The nearest is Vision Express (UK) Ltd, approximately 500 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.