Area Information for Whalley Road, Accrington, BB5 5AA
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Whalley Road, Accrington, BB5 5AA 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 17 property sales in Whalley Road 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
The area containing Whalley Road, Accrington 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 Tenure Embed This Back to Top
This area contains a mixture of housing tenures, as detailed below. Across the UK, an average of 30.6% of household spaces were owned outright, 32.9% were mortgaged, 18.2% were social housing, and 16.3% were privately rented at the last census.
|Owned with Mortgage||54|
|Rented: From Council||9|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||2|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||21|
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||11|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||24|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||27|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||35|
Gender Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly 49% male, 51% female. This part of the Milnshaw ward however contains significantly more women than average (59%). This can be caused by a number of factors, but amongst the most common are large establishments such as boarding schools and convents, and areas with older populations.
Females on average live longer than males, so are more likely to be found in retirement areas. In general, as people age they move away from city centre addresses to suburbs, smaller towns and rural locations, so these areas often show a greater number of females, with inner city areas showing the opposite trend.
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
In the immediate vicinity of BB5 5AA the number widowed residents is high - 18% 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 Milnshaw ward shows lower levels of residents that report their health as Good or Very Good (63%) than average, which is usually indicative of areas with older populations or areas of social deprivation.
Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top
Whalley Road and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 46% of the resident population. On average, around 22.9% of census respondents fall into 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. Former Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.
|Highest Qualification Level Achieved|
|Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc)||31|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||28|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||44|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||33|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||138|
Ethnic Group Embed This
This address (Whalley Road, Accrington) 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 98% 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 BB5 5AA
|Republic of Ireland||1|
|Europe (including European Union)||7|
|Middle East or Asia||1|
|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 Milnshaw ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 24% 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)||27|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||13|
|Looking After Home or Family||6|
|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.
|AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing||2|
|Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc.||1|
|Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management||2|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||4|
|Accommodation and Food||7|
|Information and Communication||3|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||3|
|Public Administration and Defence||10|
|HealthInc. Social Work||20|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||4|
Whalley Road, Accrington, BB5 5AA is within the Church with Milnshaw policing neighbourhood, under the Lancashire Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In July 2019, 119 crimes were reported within half a mile of BB5 5AA.
|Crime:||Click here to view 119 crimes committed near Whalley Road|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Church with Milnshaw
Below are the details of the closest services to BB5 5AA. 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 5AA.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Whalley Road, Accrington, BB5 5AA. The nearest railway station is Accrington, approximately 0.6 miles away.
|Church & Oswaldtwistle||1.2 miles|
|Rose Grove||3.9 miles|
|Ramsgreave & Wilpshire||4.6 miles|
|Burnley Barracks||5 miles|
|Burnley Manchester Road||5.2 miles|
|Burnley Central||5.5 miles|
|Mill Hill (Lancs)||5.7 miles|
|Cherry Tree||6.4 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Whalley Road, Accrington, BB5 5AA. The nearest is Accrington St Mary Magdalen's Church of England Primary School, approximately 460 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Accrington St Mary Magdalen's Church of England Primary School||460 yards|
|Accrington St John with St Augustine Church of England Primary School||750 yards|
|Accrington Hyndburn Park Primary School||0.6 miles|
|Accrington Peel Park Primary School||0.7 miles|
|Church, St Nicholas Church of England Primary School||0.7 miles|
|Accrington Benjamin Hargreaves Voluntary Aided Church of England Primary School||0.9 miles|
|Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Primary School, Church||0.9 miles|
|Clayton-le-Moors Mount Pleasant Primary School||0.9 miles|
|Accrington Spring Hill Community Primary School||1 mile|
|Accrington Woodnook Primary School||1.1 miles|
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Whalley Road, Accrington, BB5 5AA. The nearest is Accrington Academy, approximately 250 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Accrington Academy||250 yards||
|Accrington St Christopher's Church of England High School||580 yards||
|Mount Carmel Roman Catholic High School, Hyndburn||1.2 miles||
|Rhyddings Business and Enterprise School||1.4 miles||
|The Hollins||1.7 miles||
|The Hyndburn Academy||2.2 miles||
|Our Lady and St John Catholic College||3.7 miles||
|Shuttleworth College||3.8 miles||
|Burnley High School||3.9 miles||
|Al Islah Girls' High School||4.2 miles|
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Whalley Road, Accrington, BB5 5AA. The nearest is Accrington Victoria PWE Healthcare, approximately 320 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Accrington Victoria PWE Healthcare||320 yards|
|King Street Medical Centre||0.5 miles|
|Blackburn Road Medical Practice||0.7 miles|
|Peel House Medical Practice||0.7 miles|
|Hyndburn Medical Practice||0.9 miles|
|Richmond Medical Centre||0.9 miles|
|Dr Gladstone Bello||1 mile|
|Dr Paramundayil Joseph||1 mile|
|The Clayton Medical Ctr.||1.1 miles|
|Rhyddings Surgery||1.4 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Whalley Road, Accrington, BB5 5AA. The nearest is Glen Lyon Dental Practice, approximately 230 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Glen Lyon Dental Practice||230 yards|
|East Lancashire Dental Service||320 yards|
|Park House Dental||650 yards|
|Avenue Parade Dental Practice||0.6 miles|
|mydentist, Warner Street, Accrington||0.7 miles|
|Abbey Street Dental Practice||0.7 miles|
|Oak House Dental Centre||0.8 miles|
|Bupa Dental Care, Accrington||0.9 miles|
|Clayton Dental Care||1.1 miles|
|mydentist, Union Road, Oswaldtwistle||1.8 miles|
Listed here are the 5 closest hospitals to Whalley Road, Accrington, BB5 5AA. The nearest is Accrington Victoria Hospital, approximately 320 yards away.
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Whalley Road, Accrington, BB5 5AA. The nearest is Specsavers Opticians, approximately 0.5 miles away.
|Specsavers Opticians||0.5 miles|
|Purevision Solutions Ltd||0.6 miles|
|Tesco Opticians||0.6 miles|
|Spex Opticians||0.7 miles|
|S W Allen Ltd||0.7 miles|
|Philip Pratt Opticians||0.7 miles|
|Accrington Eyecare||0.7 miles|
|Astons Optique||0.8 miles|
|Optical Direct Clayton-le-Moors Ltd||0.9 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.
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Broadband in BB5 5AA
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 16 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||33.4Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||79.9Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||4.6Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||20Mbps|
|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 2018. 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.