Area Information for Rooley Lane, Bradford, BD5 8LG

Rooley Lane in Bradford is in the Yorkshire and The Humber region of England. The postcode is within the Little Horton ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Bradford East. This page combines information for the address Rooley Lane, Bradford, BD5 8LG, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of BD5 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 Bradford
Ward Little Horton
Constituency Bradford East
Region Yorkshire and The Humber
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 Rooley Lane, Bradford, BD5 8LG:

Yorkshire Drive, Bradford, BD5 8LJ
Highbridge Terrace, Bradford, BD5 8PT
Fellside Close, West Bowling, Bradford, BD5 8RD
Bude Road, Bradford, BD5 8LA
Newhall Way, Bradford, BD5 8FF
Newhall Nano Park, Bradford, BD5 8FJ

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about BD5 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Rooley Lane, Bradford, BD5 8LG 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 Rooley Lane, Bradford consists predominantly of semi-detached housing, which can be an indicator of an affluent neighbourhood. 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 14
Semi-Detached 103
Terraced 37
Flat (Purpose-Built) 2
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 156
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Rooley Lane, Bradford contains a higher than average level of social housing - 35% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 35
Owned with Mortgage 41
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 18
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 34
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 19
Rented: Other 1
Rent Free 1
Total 149

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 33
Two People 30
Three People 21
Four People 35
Five People 16
Six People 9
Seven People 3
8+ People 2
Total 149

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 6
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 24
C2 - Skilled manual workers 17
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 68
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 Bradford East constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 48% male.

Male 227
Female 243
Total 470

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

The area around BD5 8LG has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 33% of the resident population). This is commonly seen in suburban neighbourhoods, and sometiems in areas of high social housing.

Age Groups
0-4 47
5-7 37
8-9 20
10-14 41
15 8
16-17 20
18-19 17
20-24 21
25-29 41
30-44 93
45-59 59
60-64 14
65-74 36
75-84 10
85-89 5
90+ 1
Total 470

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode BD5 8LG 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 115
Married 131
Divorced 34
Separated 20
Widowed 17
Same Sex 0
Total 317

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 210
Good 166
Fair 58
Bad 33
Very Bad 3
Total 470

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) 40
Apprenticeship 4
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 28
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 36
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 71
No GCSEs or Equivalent 112
Other 26
Total 317

Ethnic Group Embed This

Rooley Lane, Bradford 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 51% 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 242
Mixed Ethnicity 19
Indian 7
Pakistani 137
Bangladeshi 7
Other Asian 5
Black African 6
Black Caribbean 41
Other 6
Total 470

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 366
Wales 0
Scotland 2
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 4
European Union 20
Other 78
Total 470

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 BD5 8LG

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 323
Republic of Ireland 5
Europe (including European Union) 19
African Countries 1
Middle East or Asia 21
North America or Caribbean 4
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 108

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 171
No Religion 103
Buddhist 0
Hindu 1
Jewish 1
Muslim 150
Sikh 4
Other Religion 2
Not Stated 38
Total 470

Economic Activity Embed This

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 72
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 38
Self Employed 9
Unemployed 39
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 42
Retired 34
Looking After Home or Family 31
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 18
Other 18
Total 301

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 16
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 3
Construction 5
RetailInc. Wholesale 22
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 10
Accommodation and Food 13
Information and Communication 2
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 6
Real Estate 2
Professional, Scientific and Technical 3
Administration 8
Public Administration and Defence 4
Education 11
HealthInc. Social Work 17
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 3
Total 125

Rooley Lane, Bradford, BD5 8LG is within the Bradford East policing neighbourhood, under the West Yorkshire Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In June 2019, 69 crimes were reported within half a mile of BD5 8LG.

Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 69 crimes committed near Rooley Lane
Neighbourhood Team Address Bradford East
Trafalgar House
Nelson Street

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Below are the details of the closest services to BD5 8LG. 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 BD5 8LG.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Rooley Lane, Bradford, BD5 8LG. The nearest railway station is Low Moor, approximately 1.5 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Low Moor 1.5 miles
Bradford Interchange 1.5 miles
Bradford Forster Square 1.9 miles
New Pudsey 3.5 miles
Frizinghall 3.6 miles
Shipley 4.5 miles
Bramley (West Yorks) 5 miles
Saltaire 5.1 miles
Apperley Bridge 5.2 miles
Brighouse 5.2 miles
Baildon 5.6 miles
Halifax 5.7 miles
Kirkstall Forge 6.2 miles
Cottingley 6.4 miles
Morley 6.4 miles
Batley 6.4 miles
Bingley 6.6 miles
Headingley 6.9 miles
Dewsbury 7 miles
Deighton 7 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Rooley Lane, Bradford, BD5 8LG. The nearest is St Matthew's CofE Primary School and Nursery, approximately 720 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
St Matthew's CofE Primary School and Nursery 720 yards
Newhall Park Primary School 790 yards
Bowling Park Primary School 0.6 miles
St Stephen's CofE Primary School 0.7 miles
Bankfoot Primary School 0.8 miles
Newby Primary School 0.9 miles
Lower Fields Primary Academy 1 mile
St John's CofE Primary School 1 mile
St Columba's Catholic Primary School 1 mile
Marshfield Primary School 1 mile

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Rooley Lane, Bradford, BD5 8LG. The nearest is Dixons City Academy, approximately 0.9 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Dixons City Academy 0.9 miles
Bradford Forster Academy 1 mile
Eternal Light Secondary School 1.2 miles  
Dixons Trinity Academy 1.3 miles
Co-op Academy Grange 1.4 miles  
Dixons McMillan Academy 1.4 miles
Buttershaw Business & Enterprise College Academy 2 miles
Tong Leadership Academy 2.1 miles
Laisterdyke Leadership Academy 2.2 miles
Carlton Bolling 2.2 miles  

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Rooley Lane, Bradford, BD5 8LG. The nearest is Woodroyd Medical Practice, approximately 840 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 Rooley Lane, Bradford, BD5 8LG. The nearest is Parkside Road Dental Care Unit, approximately 0.7 miles 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 Rooley Lane, Bradford, BD5 8LG. The nearest is Cygnet Hospital Bierley, approximately 830 yards away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Rooley Lane, Bradford, BD5 8LG. The nearest is Premier Vision Opticians, approximately 0.6 miles 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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