Area Information for Portland Street, Accrington, BB5 1RH
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Portland Street, Accrington, BB5 1RH 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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We have found 44 property sales in Portland Street since the beginning of 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
This area contains a mixture of housing types, as detailed below. No single type of dwelling accounts for more than 50% of the dwellings. 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.
|Residence in Commercial Building||2|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Portland Street, Accrington contains a higher than average level of social housing - 57% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||17|
|Rented: From Council||2|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||69|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||15|
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||19|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||11|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||38|
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 Hyndburn constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 49% male.
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.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
The postcode BB5 1RH 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.
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 Central ward shows lower levels of residents that report their health as Good or Very Good (69%) than average, which is usually indicative of areas with older populations or areas of social deprivation.
Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top
Portland Street and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 45% 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)||23|
|2+ A Levels||16|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||20|
Ethnic Group Embed This
Portland Street, Accrington 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 57% 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||0|
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 BB5 1RH
|Republic of Ireland||0|
|Europe (including European Union)||9|
|Middle East or Asia||10|
|North America or Caribbean||1|
|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 Central ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 20% 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)||20|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||19|
|Looking After Home or Family||17|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||16|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||8|
|Accommodation and Food||14|
|Information and Communication||2|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||1|
|Public Administration and Defence||2|
|HealthInc. Social Work||8|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||1|
Portland Street, Accrington, BB5 1RH is within the Central & Springhill policing neighbourhood, under the Lancashire Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.
|Crime:||Click here to view crimes committed near Portland Street|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Central & Springhill
Below are the details of the closest services to BB5 1RH. 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 BB5 1RH.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Portland Street, Accrington, BB5 1RH. The nearest railway station is Accrington, approximately 390 yards away.
|Church & Oswaldtwistle||0.7 miles|
|Rose Grove||4.4 miles|
|Ramsgreave & Wilpshire||4.6 miles|
|Mill Hill (Lancs)||5.3 miles|
|Burnley Barracks||5.4 miles|
|Burnley Manchester Road||5.6 miles|
|Burnley Central||6 miles|
|Cherry Tree||6.1 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Portland Street, Accrington, BB5 1RH. The nearest is Accrington Hyndburn Park Primary School, approximately 330 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Accrington Hyndburn Park Primary School||330 yards|
|Accrington St Mary Magdalen's Church of England Primary School||640 yards|
|Accrington Spring Hill Community Primary School||830 yards|
|Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Primary School, Church||0.5 miles|
|Church, St Nicholas Church of England Primary School||0.6 miles|
|Accrington St John with St Augustine Church of England Primary School||0.6 miles|
|Accrington Woodnook Primary School||0.7 miles|
|Accrington Benjamin Hargreaves Voluntary Aided Church of England Primary School||0.8 miles|
|Accrington Peel Park Primary School||0.8 miles|
|St Mary's Roman Catholic Primary School, Oswaldtwistle||0.9 miles|
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Portland Street, Accrington, BB5 1RH. The nearest is Accrington St Christopher's Church of England High School, approximately 0.5 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Accrington St Christopher's Church of England High School||0.5 miles||
|Accrington Academy||0.5 miles||
|Mount Carmel Roman Catholic High School, Hyndburn||0.6 miles||
|Rhyddings Business and Enterprise School||0.9 miles||
|The Hollins||1.4 miles||
|The Hyndburn Academy||2.2 miles|
|Our Lady and St John Catholic College||3.4 miles||
|Tauheedul Islam Boys' High School||3.4 miles||
|Blackburn Central High School||4 miles||
|Shuttleworth College||4.3 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Portland Street, Accrington, BB5 1RH. The nearest is Myrtle House, approximately 130 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Myrtle House||130 yards|
|Blackburn Road Medical Practice||160 yards|
|King Street Medical Centre||390 yards|
|Peel House Medical Practice||710 yards|
|Hyndburn Medical Practice||760 yards|
|Richmond Medical Centre||760 yards|
|Accrington Victoria PWE Healthcare||half a mile|
|Abbey Surgery||0.5 miles|
|Dr Gladstone Bello||0.7 miles|
|Dr Paramundayil Joseph||0.7 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Portland Street, Accrington, BB5 1RH. The nearest is Park House Dental, approximately 560 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Park House Dental||560 yards|
|Oak House Dental Centre||800 yards|
|Bupa Dental Care, Accrington||half a mile|
|mydentist, Warner Street, Accrington||half a mile|
|East Lancashire Dental Service||half a mile|
|Glen Lyon Dental Practice||0.5 miles|
|Abbey Street Dental Practice||0.6 miles|
|Avenue Parade Dental Practice||0.6 miles|
|mydentist, Union Road, Oswaldtwistle||1.3 miles|
|Clayton Dental Care||1.5 miles|
Listed here are the 6 closest hospitals to Portland Street, Accrington, BB5 1RH. The nearest is Accrington Victoria Hospital, approximately half a mile away.
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Portland Street, Accrington, BB5 1RH. The nearest is Accrington Eyecare, approximately 220 yards away.
|Accrington Eyecare||220 yards|
|Tesco Opticians||520 yards|
|Astons Optique||650 yards|
|Specsavers Opticians||670 yards|
|S W Allen Ltd||700 yards|
|Spex Opticians||760 yards|
|Purevision Solutions Ltd||800 yards|
|Philip Pratt Opticians||0.5 miles|
|Spectacle Factory Shop Ltd||1.3 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 BB5 1RH
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 17 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||43.8Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||200Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||4.7Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||17Mbps|
|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.