Area Information for Sowden Road, Bradford, BD9 6DY
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Sowden Road, Bradford, BD9 6DY 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 Sowden 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 Sowden Road, 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 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||53|
|Rented: From Council||16|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||10|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||19|
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||7|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||23|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||20|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||52|
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.
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
The area around BD9 6DY has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 40% of the resident population). This is commonly seen in suburban neighbourhoods, and sometiems in areas of high social housing.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
The postcode BD9 6DY 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.
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)||48|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||15|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||25|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||35|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||69|
Ethnic Group Embed This
Sowden 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 44% 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 BD9 6DY
|Republic of Ireland||0|
|Europe (including European Union)||18|
|Middle East or Asia||21|
|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
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)||29|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||10|
|Looking After Home or Family||24|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||9|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc.||2|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||6|
|Accommodation and Food||9|
|Information and Communication||4|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||7|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||4|
|Public Administration and Defence||2|
|HealthInc. Social Work||38|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||4|
Sowden Road, Bradford, BD9 6DY 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.
|Crime:||Click here to view crimes committed near Sowden Road|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to BD9 6DY. 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 6DY.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Sowden Road, Bradford, BD9 6DY. The nearest railway station is Frizinghall, approximately 1.7 miles away.
|Shipley (Yorks)||2 miles|
|Bradford Forster Square||2.4 miles|
|Bradford Interchange||2.7 miles|
|Apperley Bridge||4.7 miles|
|Low Moor||4.8 miles|
|New Pudsey||5.2 miles|
|Bramley (West Yorkshire)||6.9 miles|
|Kirkstall Forge||7.7 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Sowden Road, Bradford, BD9 6DY. The nearest is Beckfoot Heaton Primary, approximately 670 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Beckfoot Heaton Primary||670 yards||
|Margaret McMillan Primary School||0.8 miles||
|Beckfoot Allerton Primary School and Nursery||0.8 miles||
|Lister Primary||0.9 miles|
|St Cuthbert and the First Martyrs' Catholic Primary School, A Voluntary Academy||0.9 miles|
|Heaton St Barnabas' CofE Aided Primary School||0.9 miles||
|Ley Top Primary School||0.9 miles||
|St Matthew's Catholic Primary School||1 mile||
|Crossley Hall Primary School||1 mile||
|Girlington Primary School||1 mile||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Sowden Road, Bradford, BD9 6DY. The nearest is Beckfoot Upper Heaton, approximately 0.5 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Beckfoot Upper Heaton||0.5 miles||
|Belle Vue Girls' Academy||0.7 miles||
|St Bede's and St Joseph's Catholic College||0.8 miles||
|Dixons Cottingley Academy||1.4 miles||
|Beckfoot Thornton||1.5 miles||
|Dixons Kings Academy||1.6 miles||
|Oasis Academy Lister Park||1.7 miles||
|Al Mumin Primary and Secondary School||1.9 miles|
|One In A Million Free School||1.9 miles||
|Titus Salt School||2.2 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Sowden Road, Bradford, BD9 6DY. The nearest is Leylands Lane Medical Practice, approximately 0.6 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Leylands Lane Medical Practice||0.6 miles|
|Manor Medical Practice||1 mile|
|Kensington Partnership - Lower Grange Medical Centre||1.1 miles|
|Kensington Partnership||1.1 miles|
|Kensington Street Surgery||1.1 miles|
|Hollyns Health & Wellbeing - Allerton||1.2 miles|
|Manor Medical Practice||1.2 miles|
|The City Medical Practice||1.3 miles|
|Ashwell Medical Centre||1.3 miles|
|Oak Lane Surgery||1.3 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Sowden Road, Bradford, BD9 6DY. The nearest is Heaton Dental Care, approximately 0.6 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Heaton Dental Care||0.6 miles|
|Allerton Dental Practice||0.7 miles|
|A & S Dental Surgeons Ltd||0.8 miles|
|Rayner, Rayner and Associates||1.2 miles|
|Oak Lane Dental Practice||1.3 miles|
|Muirhead and Associates||1.4 miles|
|mydentist, Russell Court, Bingley||1.6 miles|
|mydentist, Bradford Road, Shipley||1.7 miles|
|Marlborough Road Dental Practice||1.7 miles|
|Manningham Lane Dental Practice||1.7 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Sowden Road, Bradford, BD9 6DY. The nearest is Lynfield Mount Hospital, approximately 220 yards away.
|Lynfield Mount Hospital||220 yards|
|Bradford Royal Infirmary||0.6 miles|
|Stoney Ridge Hospital||0.9 miles|
|Westbourne Green Community Hospital||1.3 miles|
|Shipley Hospital||1.7 miles|
|St Lukes Hospital||2.7 miles|
|Woodside Hospital||2.8 miles|
|Woodside Hospital Site||2.8 miles|
|Westwood Park Diagnostic Treatment Centre||2.9 miles|
|Eccleshill Community Hospital||3.9 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Sowden Road, Bradford, BD9 6DY. The nearest is Crossroads Optical Centre, approximately 0.8 miles away.
|Crossroads Optical Centre||0.8 miles|
|Eyedeal Optical (Yorkshire) Ltd||0.8 miles|
|Specsavers Opticians||1.2 miles|
|Premier Vision||1.2 miles|
|Spectacular Optics||1.3 miles|
|N S Naru||1.5 miles|
|Eyecare Outlet||1.6 miles|
|Optical Outlook Ltd||1.7 miles|
|K S Opticians||1.8 miles|
|Asda Stores Ltd||1.8 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 BD9 6DY
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 8 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||87.6Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||200Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||3Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||4.3Mbps|
|Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available||Yes|
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