Area Information for Thorn Lane, Bradford, BD9 6AL

Thorn Lane in Bradford is in the Yorkshire and The Humber region of England. The postcode is within the Heaton ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Bradford West. This page combines information for the address Thorn Lane, Bradford, BD9 6AL, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of BD9 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 Heaton
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 Thorn Lane, Bradford, BD9 6AL:

Cowley Crescent, Bradford, BD9 6LX
Haworth Road, Bradford, BD9 6LL
Thorn Drive, Bradford, BD9 6LR
Thorn Lane, Bradford, BD9 6RY
Thorn Grove, Bradford, BD9 6LT
Thorn Avenue, Bradford, BD9 6LS

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about BD9 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Thorn Lane, Bradford, BD9 6AL 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 Thorn 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 37
Semi-Detached 98
Terraced 5
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 141
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

This area consists predominantly of housing where the property is being repaid through a mortgage arrangement. The national average is just under 33%, while in this area it represents 61% of housing spaces.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 29
Owned with Mortgage 84
Shared Ownership 1
Rented: From Council 3
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 3
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 16
Rent Free 1
Total 137

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 11
Two People 24
Three People 25
Four People 18
Five People 22
Six People 25
Seven People 6
8+ People 6
Total 137

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 13
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 35
C2 - Skilled manual workers 16
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 56
Total 120

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 50% male.

Male 281
Female 277
Total 558

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

The area around BD9 6AL has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 39% 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 39
8-9 30
10-14 84
15 20
16-17 20
18-19 15
20-24 25
25-29 27
30-44 158
45-59 46
60-64 18
65-74 17
75-84 9
85-89 3
90+ 0
Total 558

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode BD9 6AL 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 80
Married 225
Divorced 13
Separated 10
Widowed 8
Same Sex 2
Total 338

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 275
Good 224
Fair 40
Bad 16
Very Bad 3
Total 558

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) 63
Apprenticeship 5
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 39
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 56
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 44
No GCSEs or Equivalent 95
Other 36
Total 338

Ethnic Group Embed This

Thorn 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 11% 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 62
Mixed Ethnicity 24
Indian 17
Pakistani 410
Bangladeshi 6
Other Asian 16
Black Caribbean 6
Other 17
Total 558

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

In this area (Thorn Lane, Bradford), 66% 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 367
Wales 0
Scotland 2
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 16
Other 173
Total 558

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 BD9 6AL

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 491
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 16
African Countries 1
Middle East or Asia 41
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 25

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 53
No Religion 11
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 442
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 52
Total 558

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Heaton ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in part-time employment - 18% of the resident population. On average, around 13.7% of census respondents were in part-time employment. There was a large disparity between employment types of male and female residents - almost four times as many women were part-time employees when compared to men.

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 65
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 58
Self Employed 43
Unemployed 22
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 42
Retired 24
Looking After Home or Family 47
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 5
Other 20
Total 326

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 21
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 2
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 2
Construction 6
RetailInc. Wholesale 26
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 21
Accommodation and Food 14
Information and Communication 6
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 4
Real Estate 1
Professional, Scientific and Technical 3
Administration 6
Public Administration and Defence 7
Education 21
HealthInc. Social Work 22
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 8
Total 170

Thorn Lane, Bradford, BD9 6AL 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 Thorn Lane
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 BD9 6AL. 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 BD9 6AL.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Thorn Lane, Bradford, BD9 6AL. The nearest railway station is Saltaire, approximately 1.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Saltaire 1.6 miles
Frizinghall 1.7 miles
Shipley (Yorks) 1.8 miles
Bingley 2.4 miles
Bradford Forster Square 2.7 miles
Bradford Interchange 3 miles
Baildon 3.2 miles
Crossflatts 3.2 miles
Apperley Bridge 4.6 miles
Keighley 5.1 miles
Low Moor 5.2 miles
New Pudsey 5.3 miles
Guiseley 5.6 miles
Menston 6 miles
Burley-in-Wharfedale 6.7 miles
Halifax 7 miles
Bramley (West Yorkshire) 7 miles
Ilkley 7.4 miles
Ben Rhydding 7.5 miles
Horsforth 7.6 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Thorn Lane, Bradford, BD9 6AL. The nearest is Beckfoot Heaton Primary, approximately 130 yards away.

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Thorn Lane, Bradford, BD9 6AL. The nearest is Beckfoot Upper Heaton, approximately 160 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Beckfoot Upper Heaton 160 yards
Belle Vue Girls' Academy 420 yards
St Bede's and St Joseph's Catholic College 0.9 miles
Dixons Cottingley Academy 1 mile
Bradford Alternative Provision Academy Central 1.6 miles
Oasis Academy Lister Park 1.8 miles
Beckfoot School 1.8 miles
Titus Salt School 1.9 miles
Beckfoot Thornton 1.9 miles
Dixons Kings Academy 2 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Thorn Lane, Bradford, BD9 6AL. The nearest is Leylands Lane Medical Practice, approximately 0.8 miles 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 Thorn Lane, Bradford, BD9 6AL. The nearest is Heaton Dental Care, approximately 0.9 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 Thorn Lane, Bradford, BD9 6AL. The nearest is Stoney Ridge Hospital, approximately 780 yards away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Thorn Lane, Bradford, BD9 6AL. The nearest is Crossroads Optical Centre, approximately 1.1 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Crossroads Optical Centre 1.1 miles
Eyedeal Optical (Yorkshire) Ltd 1.1 miles
N S Naru 1.3 miles
Optical Outlook Ltd 1.4 miles
Spectacular Optics 1.5 miles
Asda Stores Ltd 1.6 miles
Specsavers Opticians 1.6 miles
Premier Vision 1.6 miles
Specsavers Opticians 1.7 miles
The Oracle Opticians 1.7 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.