Area Information for Cross Barn Walk, Darwen, BB3 2BB
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Cross Barn Walk, Darwen, BB3 2BB 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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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 Cross Barn Walk, Darwen consists predominantly of flats, which is common in inner cities, student neighbourhoods and poorer suburban settings. 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 Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Cross Barn Walk, Darwen contains a higher than average level of social housing - 85% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||6|
|Rented: From Council||0|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||71|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||2|
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.
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.
|AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions||4|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||7|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||12|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||17|
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 45% male.
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. The area around BB3 2BB has a very large concentration of residents that are aged 65+ (at 50% of the resident population). This is most commonly seen in rural and small town areas, and areas of natural beauty that appeal to older demographic.
This type of distribution is also seen in areas that contain large retirement complexes and care homes.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
In the immediate vicinity of BB3 2BB the number widowed residents is high - 21% of the area's population. This may be indicative of an older population, and these areas often contain more women than men as a result.
Figures for relationship status do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education.
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.
However, this area of the Darwen South ward shows lower levels of residents that report their health as Good or Very Good (41%) than average, which is usually indicative of areas with older populations or areas of social deprivation.
Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top
Cross Barn Walk and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 62% of the resident population. On average, around 22.9% of census respondents fall in to this category.
The qualification levels are based on current qualification names. The former Ordinary Levels (O-Levels) and CSEs will be included in the GCSE figures, and Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.
|Highest Qualification Level Achieved|
|Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc)||7|
|2+ A Levels||4|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||7|
Ethnic Group Embed This
Cross Barn Walk, Darwen 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 exclusively 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.
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|
|Republic of Ireland||1|
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 BB3 2BB
|Republic of Ireland||0|
|Europe (including European Union)||0|
|Middle East or Asia||0|
|North America or Caribbean||0|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||0|
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.
Economic Activity Embed This
This address within the Darwen South ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 44% 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.
|Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week)||7|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||0|
|Looking After Home or Family||2|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||14|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|Accommodation and Food||3|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||1|
|Public Administration and Defence||2|
|HealthInc. Social Work||5|
Cross Barn Walk, Darwen, BB3 2BB is within the Marsh House & Whitehall policing neighbourhood, under the Lancashire Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In July 2018, 192 crimes were reported within half a mile of BB3 2BB.
|Crime:||Click here to view 192 crimes committed near Cross Barn Walk|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Marsh House & Whitehall
Below are the details of the closest services to BB3 2BB. 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 BB3 2BB.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Cross Barn Walk, Darwen, BB3 2BB. The nearest railway station is Darwen, approximately 790 yards away.
|Mill Hill (Lancs)||3.4 miles|
|Cherry Tree||3.7 miles|
|Church & Oswaldtwistle||4.9 miles|
|Bromley Cross||5.8 miles|
|Ramsgreave & Wilpshire||6.1 miles|
|Hall i' th' Wood||6.8 miles|
|Adlington (Lancs)||8.1 miles|
|Buckshaw Parkway||8.4 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Cross Barn Walk, Darwen, BB3 2BB. The nearest is Darwen St Peter's Church of England Primary School, approximately 230 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Darwen St Peter's Church of England Primary School||230 yards|
|Sudell Primary School||540 yards|
|Holy Trinity VC School||800 yards|
|St Joseph's Roman Catholic Primary School, Darwen||860 yards|
|Darwen St James CofE Primary Academy||0.6 miles|
|Ashleigh Primary School||0.8 miles|
|Darwen, St Barnabas CofE Primary Academy||0.9 miles|
|Avondale Primary School||1.1 miles|
|Hoddlesden St Paul's Church of England Primary School||1.2 miles|
|St Cuthbert's Church of England Primary School||1.4 miles|
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Cross Barn Walk, Darwen, BB3 2BB. The nearest is Darwen Aldridge Community Academy, approximately 340 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Darwen Aldridge Community Academy||340 yards||
|Darwen Aldridge Enterprise Studio||0.5 miles||
|Darwen Vale High School||1.6 miles||
|Tauheedul Islam Boys' High School||3 miles||
|Blackburn Central High School||3.2 miles||
|St Bede's Roman Catholic High School, Blackburn||3.4 miles||
|Our Lady and St John Catholic College||3.4 miles||
|Al Islah Girls' High School||3.6 miles|
|St Wilfrid's Church of England Academy||3.7 miles||
|Witton Park Academy||4 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Cross Barn Walk, Darwen, BB3 2BB. The nearest is Spring-Fenisco Healthlink, approximately 580 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Spring-Fenisco Healthlink||580 yards|
|Dr A Alam & Partner||710 yards|
|Darwen Health Care (Dr Dalton & Partners)||0.6 miles|
|Darwen Healthlink||0.6 miles|
|New GP from January 2018 - Dr Zaki Patel||1.2 miles|
|Roman Road Health Centre||2.5 miles|
|Dr Dc Mathur & Ptnr||2.8 miles|
|Prichard Street Branch Surgery||3.1 miles|
|The Cornerstone Practice||3.2 miles|
|St Georges Surgery||3.2 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Cross Barn Walk, Darwen, BB3 2BB. The nearest is Darwen Dental Care, approximately 650 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Darwen Dental Care||650 yards|
|Darwen Dental Department||790 yards|
|Darwenside Dental Practice||840 yards|
|Blue Sky Dental Care||1.2 miles|
|Bateman & Best||1.5 miles|
|Ewood House Dental Surgery||2.9 miles|
|East Lancashire Dental Service||3 miles|
|Special Care Dentistry - RBH||3 miles|
|Mill Hill Dental Surgery||3.3 miles|
|Dr A J Harvey||3.4 miles|
Listed here are the 5 closest hospitals to Cross Barn Walk, Darwen, BB3 2BB. The nearest is Royal Blackburn Hospital, approximately 3 miles away.
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Cross Barn Walk, Darwen, BB3 2BB. The nearest is Susan Hilton Opticians, approximately 580 yards away.
|Susan Hilton Opticians||580 yards|
|Darwen Eye Centre||650 yards|
|Eyeful Tower||0.7 miles|
|K N Johnson Opticians||0.7 miles|
|Univision Eye Centre||3.6 miles|
|E C Tyrrell Partnership||3.8 miles|
|Specsavers Opticians||3.9 miles|
|Specsavers Opticians||4 miles|
|Spectacle Factory Shop Ltd||4 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.
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Broadband in BB3 2BB
This postcode has support for Ultrafast broadband at one or more premises. Ultrafast broadband is the latest high-speed standard, generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 300Mbps or more - more than enough for even the most demanding household gaming, video calling, video and internet browsing needs. 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 15 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||38.9Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||150Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||4.1Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||10.6Mbps|
|Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available||Yes|
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Thanks to a survey[link] performed for Broadband Genie, we can show you the best broadband suppliers in the United Kingdom as of December 2016. The most popular supplier was Plusnet, based on average scores for value, support, speed, reliability, customer service, security and whether the customer would recommend the supplier.