Area Information for Thornton Road, Bradford, BD8 9RB

Thornton Road in Bradford is in the Yorkshire and The Humber region of England. The postcode is within the City ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Bradford West. This page combines information for the address Thornton Road, Bradford, BD8 9RB, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of BD8 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.

For information about recent house sales in this postcode, please view our property sales page for BD8 9RB.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Bradford
Ward City
Constituency Bradford West
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 Thornton Road, Bradford, BD8 9RB:

West Park Road, Bradford, BD8 9SU
Thornton Road, Bradford, BD8 9NF
Thornton Road, Bradford, BD8 9SF
Agar Street, Bradford, BD8 9QL
Young Street, Bradford, BD8 9RE
Thornton Road, Bradford, BD8 9NB

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about BD8 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Thornton Road, Bradford, BD8 9RB 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

We have found 2 property sales in Thornton 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 Thornton Road, Bradford 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 Types
Detached 17
Semi-Detached 44
Terraced 78
Flat (Purpose-Built) 6
Flat (Converted) 3
Residence in Commercial Building 7
Total 155
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Thornton Road, Bradford contains a higher than average level of social housing - 39% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 23
Owned with Mortgage 22
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 2
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 56
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 38
Rented: Other 4
Rent Free 5
Total 150

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 27
Two People 29
Three People 22
Four People 21
Five People 16
Six People 17
Seven People 6
8+ People 12
Total 150

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 9
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 32
C2 - Skilled manual workers 21
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 76
Total 138

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 West constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 47% male.

Male 265
Female 298
Total 563

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

The area around BD8 9RB has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 31% of the resident population). This is commonly seen in suburban neighbourhoods, and sometiems in areas of high social housing.

Age Groups
0-4 53
5-7 23
8-9 34
10-14 56
15 7
16-17 27
18-19 23
20-24 63
25-29 56
30-44 105
45-59 80
60-64 17
65-74 9
75-84 7
85-89 2
90+ 1
Total 563

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode BD8 9RB 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 142
Married 188
Divorced 21
Separated 22
Widowed 17
Same Sex 0
Total 390

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 252
Good 179
Fair 74
Bad 41
Very Bad 17
Total 563

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) 59
Apprenticeship 1
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 44
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 42
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 57
No GCSEs or Equivalent 142
Other 45
Total 390

Ethnic Group Embed This

Thornton Road, 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 10% 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 55
Mixed Ethnicity 24
Indian 17
Pakistani 366
Bangladeshi 10
Other Asian 28
Black African 14
Black Caribbean 7
Other Black/African/Caribbean 4
Other 38
Total 563

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

In this area (Thornton Road, Bradford), 54% of the residents were born in England, which is significantly below the English average.

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 306
Wales 0
Scotland 5
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 1
European Union 36
Other 215
Total 563

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 BD8 9RB

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 418
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 31
African Countries 8
Middle East or Asia 59
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 55

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 73
No Religion 10
Buddhist 1
Hindu 7
Jewish 0
Muslim 453
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 19
Total 563

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the City ward showed a higher than average concentration of student residents - 23% of the resident population. On average, around 9.2% of census respondents were students. Male residents were slightly less likely than women to be students. The figures for students include both working and full-time studying students.

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 45
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 34
Self Employed 25
Unemployed 44
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 87
Retired 19
Looking After Home or Family 62
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 30
Other 34
Total 380

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 1
Manufacturing 13
Construction 5
RetailInc. Wholesale 32
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 9
Accommodation and Food 12
Information and Communication 1
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 4
Administration 8
Public Administration and Defence 3
Education 15
HealthInc. Social Work 7
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 6
Total 116

Thornton Road, Bradford, BD8 9RB is within the Bradford West policing neighbourhood, under the West Yorkshire Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.

Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view crimes committed near Thornton Road
Neighbourhood Team Address Bradford West
Lawcroft House
Lilycroft Road
Force Website: http://default/my-neighbourhood

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Below are the details of the closest services to BD8 9RB. 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 BD8 9RB.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Thornton Road, Bradford, BD8 9RB. The nearest railway station is Bradford Forster Square, approximately 1.5 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Bradford Forster Square 1.5 miles
Frizinghall 1.7 miles
Bradford Interchange 1.7 miles
Shipley (Yorks) 2.4 miles
Saltaire 2.8 miles
Low Moor 3.7 miles
Baildon 3.8 miles
Bingley 3.9 miles
New Pudsey 4.5 miles
Apperley Bridge 4.6 miles
Crossflatts 4.7 miles
Halifax 6 miles
Guiseley 6.1 miles
Bramley (West Yorkshire) 6.2 miles
Keighley 6.6 miles
Menston 6.8 miles
Brighouse 7 miles
Kirkstall Forge 7.2 miles
Horsforth 7.3 miles
Burley-in-Wharfedale 7.7 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Thornton Road, Bradford, BD8 9RB. The nearest is St William's Catholic Primary School, approximately 300 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
St William's Catholic Primary School 300 yards
Girlington Primary School 400 yards
Whetley Academy 530 yards
St Philip's CofE Primary School 700 yards
Crossley Hall Primary School 760 yards
Lidget Green Primary School 0.5 miles
Co-Op Academy Princeville 0.6 miles  
Lilycroft Primary School 0.7 miles
Lister Primary School 0.7 miles
St Cuthbert and the First Martyrs' Catholic Primary School, A Voluntary Academy 0.7 miles  

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Thornton Road, Bradford, BD8 9RB. The nearest is Dixons Kings Academy, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Dixons Kings Academy 0.6 miles
St Bede's and St Joseph's Catholic College 1.1 miles
One In A Million Free School 1.3 miles
Al Mumin Primary and Secondary School 1.3 miles  
Dixons McMillan Academy 1.3 miles
Beckfoot Thornton 1.4 miles
Dixons Trinity Academy 1.4 miles
Oasis Academy Lister Park 1.5 miles
Beckfoot Upper Heaton 1.6 miles
New College Bradford 1.7 miles  

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Thornton Road, Bradford, BD8 9RB. The nearest is Kensington Partnership, approximately 390 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 Thornton Road, Bradford, BD8 9RB. The nearest is Rayner, Rayner and Associates, approximately 360 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 Thornton Road, Bradford, BD8 9RB. The nearest is Bradford Royal Infirmary, approximately 0.5 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Thornton Road, Bradford, BD8 9RB. The nearest is Specsavers Opticians, approximately 190 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Specsavers Opticians 190 yards
Premier Vision 220 yards
Eyedeal Optical (Yorkshire) Ltd 810 yards
Crossroads Optical Centre 850 yards
K S Opticians 0.8 miles
Spectacular Optics 0.9 miles
University of Bradford 0.9 miles
Eyecare Outlet 1.1 miles
Tunnacliffe & Lambert Ltd 1.3 miles
Dental & Optical Services 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.