Area Information for Oaktree Park, Locking, Weston-Super-Mare, BS24 8RJ
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Oaktree Park, Locking, Weston-Super-Mare, BS24 8RJ 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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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 Oaktree Park, Locking, Weston-Super-Mare consists predominantly of caravans or other mobile and temporary dwellings. This is relatively uncommon, and may indicate a caravan park in the area. 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 consists predominantly of housing where the property is owned outright - higher than the national average of just over 30%.
|Owned with Mortgage||1|
|Rented: From Council||1|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||0|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||4|
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||2|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||6|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||3|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||18|
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 Weston-Super-Mare constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 51% male.
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. The area around BS24 8RJ has a very large concentration of residents that are aged 65+ (at 68% of the resident population). This is most commonly seen in rural and small town areas, and areas of natural beauty that appeal to older demographic.
This type of distribution is also seen in areas that contain large retirement complexes and care homes.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
In the immediate vicinity of BS24 8RJ there is a very large concentration of residents that are married - 67% of the resident population. On average, around 47% of census respondents were single. Areas with large married populations are often in suburban settings. They may have a larger number of children if they are couples start families, but this is also often an indicator of an area popular with retirees, particularly where the amount of widowed people is also high. Residents of these areas tend to be more affluent and settled than areas with high concentrations of single people.
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 Hutton & Locking ward shows lower levels of residents that report their health as Good or Very Good (53%) than average, which is usually indicative of areas with older populations or areas of social deprivation.
Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top
Oaktree Park and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 60% 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)||15|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||9|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||19|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||18|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||113|
Ethnic Group Embed This
Oaktree Park, Locking, Weston-Super-Mare 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 exclusively 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||0|
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 BS24 8RJ
|Republic of Ireland||0|
|Europe (including European Union)||1|
|Middle East or Asia||0|
|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 Hutton & Locking ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 69% 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)||13|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||3|
|Looking After Home or Family||2|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||1|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||5|
|Accommodation and Food||1|
|Information and Communication||2|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||3|
|Public Administration and Defence||3|
|HealthInc. Social Work||3|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||1|
Oaktree Park, Locking, Weston-Super-Mare, BS24 8RJ is within the Weston Villages policing neighbourhood, under the Avon and Somerset Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.
|Crime:||Click here to view crimes committed near Oaktree Park|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to Locking. 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 BS24 8RJ.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 6 closest railway stations to Oaktree Park, Locking, Weston-Super-Mare, BS24 8RJ. The nearest railway station is Weston Milton, approximately 1.2 miles away.
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Oaktree Park, Locking, Weston-Super-Mare, BS24 8RJ. The nearest is Locking Primary School, approximately 0.8 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Locking Primary School||0.8 miles||
|Hutton Church of England Primary School||0.8 miles||
|Parklands Educate Together Primary||0.9 miles|
|Haywood Village Academy||0.9 miles||
|Mead Vale Community Primary School||1.3 miles||
|Herons' Moor Academy||1.3 miles||
|Oldmixon Primary School||1.5 miles||
|Bournville Primary School||1.5 miles||
|Mendip Green Primary School||1.6 miles||
|Ashcombe Primary School||1.6 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 9 closest secondary schools to Oaktree Park, Locking, Weston-Super-Mare, BS24 8RJ. The nearest is Winterstoke Hundred Academy, approximately 0.5 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Winterstoke Hundred Academy||0.5 miles||
|Worle Community School||1.3 miles||
|Hans Price Academy||1.6 miles||
|Broadoak Academy||2.1 miles||
|Priory Community School||2.2 miles||
|Churchill Academy & Sixth Form||5.1 miles||
|The Kings of Wessex Academy||7.7 miles||
|Nailsea School||9.9 miles||
|Backwell School||9.9 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Oaktree Park, Locking, Weston-Super-Mare, BS24 8RJ. The nearest is Locking Village Surgery, approximately 0.5 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Locking Village Surgery||0.5 miles|
|Stafford Medical Group||1.3 miles|
|168 Medical Group||1.5 miles|
|Longton Grove Surgery||1.5 miles|
|The Milton Surgery||1.5 miles|
|The Cedars Surgery||1.6 miles|
|The Locality Health Centre||1.6 miles|
|Worle Medical Practice||1.7 miles|
|Tudor Lodge Surgery||2.1 miles|
|Graham Road Surgery||2.1 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Oaktree Park, Locking, Weston-Super-Mare, BS24 8RJ. The nearest is D A & C Houston & Associates, approximately 1.6 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|D A & C Houston & Associates||1.6 miles|
|Weston Orthodontics||1.6 miles|
|Dr Nigel J. Newton's Dental Care||1.7 miles|
|Steve Watkins Dental Practice||1.7 miles|
|Avon SPCDS||2.1 miles|
|Boulevard Dental Practice||2.2 miles|
|mydentist, Beaconsfield Road, Weston Super Mare||2.2 miles|
|mydentist, Oxford Street, Weston-super-Mare||2.3 miles|
|Winscombe Dental Practice||4.1 miles|
|Honeycomb Dental Clinic||4.3 miles|
Listed here are the 5 closest hospitals to Oaktree Park, Locking, Weston-Super-Mare, BS24 8RJ. The nearest is Long Fox Unit, approximately 2.1 miles away.
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Oaktree Park, Locking, Weston-Super-Mare, BS24 8RJ. The nearest is Carpenters Optometrists, approximately 1.7 miles away.
|Carpenters Optometrists||1.7 miles|
|Stephen Bryson Opticians||1.7 miles|
|Bowen Opticians||1.7 miles|
|Armstrong & North||2.3 miles|
|NK Opticians||2.3 miles|
|Greenslade Opticians||2.4 miles|
|Specsavers Opticians||2.4 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 BS24 8RJ
This postcode has support for superfast broadband at one or more premises. Superfast broadband is generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 30Mbps plus - more than enough for gaming, video calling, watching video and internet browsing. 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 18 reported internet connections. This postcode does feature some residents who are using lines that support speeds of less than 2Mbps.
|Average Download Speed||21.6Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||50.4Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||3.8Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||8.1Mbps|
|Superfast Broadband Available||Yes|
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