Area Information for Lime Street, Blackburn, BB1 7EP

Lime Street in Blackburn is in the North West region of England. The postcode is within the Shear Brow & Corporation Park ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Blackburn. This page combines information for the address Lime Street, Blackburn, BB1 7EP, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of BB1 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 Blackburn with Darwen
Ward Shear Brow & Corporation Park
Constituency Blackburn
Region North 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 Lime Street, Blackburn, BB1 7EP:

Oswald Street, Blackburn, BB1 7EF
Balaclava Street, Blackburn, BB1 7HW
Watford Street, Blackburn, BB1 7LD
Randal Street, Blackburn, BB1 7EG
Bicknell Street, Blackburn, BB1 7EW
Randal Street, Blackburn, BB1 7HP

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about BB1 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Lime Street, Blackburn, BB1 7EP 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 Lime Street, Blackburn 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.

Housing Types
Detached 7
Semi-Detached 5
Terraced 101
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1
Flat (Converted) 2
Residence in Commercial Building 1
Total 117
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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 63
Owned with Mortgage 24
Shared Ownership 1
Rented: From Council 0
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 2
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 13
Rented: Other 1
Rent Free 2
Total 106

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 5
Two People 14
Three People 13
Four People 22
Five People 24
Six People 15
Seven People 6
8+ People 7
Total 106

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 10
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 25
C2 - Skilled manual workers 10
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 50
Total 95

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 Blackburn constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 53% male.

Male 252
Female 221
Total 473

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 37
5-7 12
8-9 13
10-14 48
15 8
16-17 18
18-19 24
20-24 42
25-29 47
30-44 105
45-59 75
60-64 17
65-74 14
75-84 13
85-89 0
90+ 0
Total 473

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode BB1 7EP 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 118
Married 213
Divorced 10
Separated 6
Widowed 8
Same Sex 0
Total 355

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.

Very Good 240
Good 143
Fair 58
Bad 24
Very Bad 8
Total 473

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) 48
Apprenticeship 1
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 29
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 56
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 42
No GCSEs or Equivalent 138
Other 41
Total 355

Ethnic Group Embed This

Lime Street, Blackburn 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 2% 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 11
Mixed Ethnicity 8
Indian 358
Pakistani 63
Bangladeshi 8
Chinese 7
Other Asian 18
Total 473

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

In this area (Lime Street, Blackburn), 58% 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
England 273
Wales 0
Scotland 0
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 1
Other 199
Total 473

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 BB1 7EP

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 413
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 2
African Countries 5
Middle East or Asia 41
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 22

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.

Christian 9
No Religion 12
Buddhist 0
Hindu 1
Jewish 0
Muslim 444
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 7
Total 473

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Shear Brow & Corporation Park ward showed a higher than average concentration of student residents - 16% of the resident population. On average, around 9.2% of census respondents were students. Male residents were slightly less likely than women to be students. The figures for students include both working and full-time studying students.

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 61
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 46
Self Employed 26
Unemployed 15
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 55
Retired 19
Looking After Home or Family 67
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 31
Other 22
Total 342

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 15
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 2
Construction 4
RetailInc. Wholesale 57
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 4
Accommodation and Food 8
Information and Communication 7
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 1
Professional, Scientific and Technical 8
Administration 5
Public Administration and Defence 7
Education 17
HealthInc. Social Work 7
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 5
Total 147

Lime Street, Blackburn, BB1 7EP is within the Shear Brow policing neighbourhood, under the Lancashire Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.

Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view crimes committed near Lime Street
Neighbourhood Team Address Shear Brow
St Johns Court
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Below are the details of the closest services to BB1 7EP. 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 BB1 7EP.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Lime Street, Blackburn, BB1 7EP. The nearest railway station is Blackburn, approximately 800 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Blackburn 800 yards
Mill Hill (Lancs) 1.4 miles
Ramsgreave & Wilpshire 1.9 miles
Cherry Tree 1.9 miles
Rishton 2.7 miles
Pleasington 2.9 miles
Church & Oswaldtwistle 3.8 miles
Darwen 3.8 miles
Langho 3.9 miles
Accrington 4.7 miles
Huncoat 5.7 miles
Whalley 5.8 miles
Hapton 7.1 miles
Entwistle 7.2 miles
Bamber Bridge 7.4 miles
Lostock Hall 8.5 miles
Rose Grove 8.6 miles
Chorley 9 miles
Buckshaw Parkway 9.1 miles
Leyland 9.1 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Lime Street, Blackburn, BB1 7EP. The nearest is St Michael With St John CofE Primary School, approximately 290 yards away.

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Lime Street, Blackburn, BB1 7EP. The nearest is Tauheedul Islam Boys' High School, approximately 0.7 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Tauheedul Islam Boys' High School 0.7 miles  
St Wilfrid's Church of England Academy 0.8 miles
Al Islah Girls' High School 0.9 miles  
Pleckgate High School 1.1 miles
Blackburn Central High School 1.1 miles
Tauheedul Islam Girls' High School 1.2 miles
Witton Park Academy 1.3 miles
Our Lady and St John Catholic College 1.4 miles
St Bede's Roman Catholic High School, Blackburn 2.2 miles
Darwen Vale High School 2.6 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Lime Street, Blackburn, BB1 7EP. The nearest is Olive Medical Practice, approximately < 50 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 Lime Street, Blackburn, BB1 7EP. The nearest is L A Southworth & Associates, 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 8 closest hospitals to Lime Street, Blackburn, BB1 7EP. The nearest is BMI The Beardwood Hospital, approximately 1.2 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Lime Street, Blackburn, BB1 7EP. The nearest is Univision Eye Centre, approximately 170 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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