Area Information for Jack Walker Way, Blackburn, BB2 4JJ

Jack Walker Way in Blackburn is in the North West region of England. The postcode is within the Blackburn South & Lower Darwen ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Rossendale and Darwen. This page combines information for the address Jack Walker Way, Blackburn, BB2 4JJ, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of BB2 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 Blackburn South & Lower Darwen
Constituency Rossendale and Darwen
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 Jack Walker Way, Blackburn, BB2 4JJ:

Fernhurst Barn, Blackburn, BB2 4DU
Finsbury Place, Blackburn, BB2 4JS
Kendall Close, Blackburn, BB2 4FB
Oakfield Road, Blackburn, BB2 4JU
Bolton Road, Blackburn, BB2 4JP
Ashville Terrace, Blackburn, BB2 4JN

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about BB2 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Jack Walker Way, Blackburn, BB2 4JJ 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 Jack Walker Way, Blackburn 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 95
Semi-Detached 23
Terraced 2
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 121
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

This area consists predominantly of housing where the property is being repaid through a mortgage arrangement. The national average is just under 33%, while in this area it represents 76% of housing spaces.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 22
Owned with Mortgage 92
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 0
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 0
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 5
Rent Free 2
Total 121

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 21
Two People 28
Three People 28
Four People 30
Five People 12
Six People 2
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 121

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 41
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 40
C2 - Skilled manual workers 20
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 14
Total 115

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 Rossendale and Darwen constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 52% male.

Male 185
Female 168
Total 353

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

The area around BB2 4JJ has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 29% of the resident population). This is commonly seen in suburban neighbourhoods, and sometiems in areas of high social housing.

Age Groups
0-4 32
5-7 25
8-9 14
10-14 25
15 6
16-17 8
18-19 8
20-24 13
25-29 15
30-44 108
45-59 80
60-64 5
65-74 5
75-84 6
85-89 0
90+ 3
Total 353

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode BB2 4JJ 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 68
Married 151
Divorced 12
Separated 12
Widowed 6
Same Sex 2
Total 251

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 92% of the population reporting themselves as being in Good or Very Good health at this address.

Very Good 216
Good 107
Fair 25
Bad 5
Very Bad 0
Total 353

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) 101
Apprenticeship 13
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 33
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 55
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 24
No GCSEs or Equivalent 17
Other 8
Total 251

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Jack Walker Way, Blackburn) 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 341
Mixed Ethnicity 2
Indian 7
Bangladeshi 2
Chinese 1
Total 353

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 334
Wales 1
Scotland 6
Northern Ireland 2
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 3
Other 7
Total 353

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 BB2 4JJ

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 306
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 3
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 40

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 286
No Religion 53
Buddhist 0
Hindu 1
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 3
Other Religion 1
Not Stated 9
Total 353

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Blackburn South & Lower Darwen ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in full-time employment - 63% 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 152
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 36
Self Employed 13
Unemployed 5
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 21
Retired 6
Looking After Home or Family 4
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1
Other 4
Total 242

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 2
Manufacturing 41
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 2
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 2
Construction 10
RetailInc. Wholesale 23
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 6
Accommodation and Food 3
Information and Communication 8
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 11
Real Estate 3
Professional, Scientific and Technical 13
Administration 4
Public Administration and Defence 23
Education 23
HealthInc. Social Work 32
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 7
Total 213

Jack Walker Way, Blackburn, BB2 4JJ is within the Fernhurst policing neighbourhood, under the Lancashire Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In May 2020, 86 crimes were reported within half a mile of BB2 4JJ.

Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 86 crimes committed near Jack Walker Way
Neighbourhood Team Address Fernhurst
St Johns Court
Ainsworth St
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Below are the details of the closest services to BB2 4JJ. 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 BB2 4JJ.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Jack Walker Way, Blackburn, BB2 4JJ. The nearest railway station is Mill Hill (Lancs), approximately 0.9 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Mill Hill (Lancs) 0.9 miles
Cherry Tree 1.3 miles
Blackburn 1.6 miles
Darwen 2.1 miles
Pleasington 2.3 miles
Ramsgreave & Wilpshire 3.8 miles
Rishton 3.9 miles
Church & Oswaldtwistle 4.4 miles
Accrington 5.3 miles
Entwistle 5.7 miles
Langho 5.8 miles
Huncoat 6.7 miles
Bamber Bridge 7 miles
Chorley 7.5 miles
Whalley (Lancashire) 7.6 miles
Buckshaw Parkway 8 miles
Hapton 8.1 miles
Lostock Hall 8.1 miles
Leyland 8.3 miles
Bromley Cross (Lancs) 8.3 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Jack Walker Way, Blackburn, BB2 4JJ. The nearest is Blackburn the Redeemer CofE Primary, approximately < 50 yards away.

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Jack Walker Way, Blackburn, BB2 4JJ. The nearest is Darwen Vale High School, approximately 1.1 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Darwen Vale High School 1.1 miles
St Bede's Roman Catholic High School, Blackburn 1.1 miles
Tauheedul Islam Boys' High School 1.2 miles
Blackburn Central High School 1.2 miles
St Wilfrid's Church of England Academy 1.3 miles
Witton Park Academy 1.5 miles
Al Islah Girls' High School 1.6 miles  
Our Lady and St John Catholic College 1.9 miles
Darwen Aldridge Enterprise Studio 2.1 miles
Tauheedul Islam Girls' High School 2.3 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Jack Walker Way, Blackburn, BB2 4JJ. The nearest is Dr Dc Mathur & Ptnr, approximately 460 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 Jack Walker Way, Blackburn, BB2 4JJ. The nearest is Ewood House Dental Surgery, approximately 700 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 10 closest hospitals to Jack Walker Way, Blackburn, BB2 4JJ. The nearest is Blackburn Hospitals, approximately 1.3 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Jack Walker Way, Blackburn, BB2 4JJ. The nearest is Tyrrells & Embery, approximately 1.5 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Tyrrells & Embery 1.5 miles
Univision Eye Centre 1.5 miles
Boots-Blackburn 1.7 miles
Specsavers Opticians 1.7 miles
Specsavers Opticians 1.7 miles
Blackburn Vision Express Ltd 1.7 miles
A J Spurrett 1.8 miles
Li Sam Vicky Chiu T/A Peter Worden Opticians 1.8 miles
Worden Opticians 1.8 miles
Eyeful Tower 1.9 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.