Area Information for King Square, Bristol, BS2 8AW
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|King Square Avenue, Bristol, BS2 8HP|
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about King Square, Bristol, BS2 8AW 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 King Square, Bristol consists predominantly of flats, which is common in inner cities, student neighbourhoods and poorer suburban settings. 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.
|Residence in Commercial Building||3|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing King Square, Bristol contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 63% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.
|Owned with Mortgage||13|
|Rented: From Council||1|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||17|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||72|
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||30|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||68|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||11|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||12|
Gender Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly 49% male, 51% female. The local area around BS2 8AW however is predominantly male (59%). This can be caused by a number of factors, but amongst the most common are: areas associated with nearby higher education, areas that contain large establishments such as boarding schools, and areas with younger populations (females on average live longer than males, so are more likely to be found in retirement areas).
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. This section of the Central ward has a very large concentration of residents that are aged 18-30. This is most commonly seen in inner city areas that have good entertainment facilities (bars, clubs, theatres etc.) that appeal to this younger demographic.
This type of distribution is also common in the vicinity of higher education facilities, in particular universities.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
In the immediate vicinity of BS2 8AW there is a large concentration of residents that are single - 89% of the resident population. On average, around 35% of census respondents were single. Areas with large single populations are often in built-up areas, with good entertainment facilities. It is also common to see a younger population in these areas.
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.
This area is fit as a fiddle, with over 95% of the population reporting themselves as being in Good or Very Good health at this address.
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, and Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.
|Highest Qualification Level Achieved|
|Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc)||197|
|2+ A Levels||188|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||34|
Ethnic Group Embed This
King Square, Bristol 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 65% 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
In this area (King Square, Bristol), only 47% of the residents were born in England, so the majority of the residents of this area were not born in England.
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||2|
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 BS2 8AW
|Republic of Ireland||1|
|Europe (including European Union)||79|
|Middle East or Asia||82|
|North America or Caribbean||20|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||3|
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 Central ward showed a higher than average concentration of student residents - 79% 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.
|Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week)||15|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||386|
|Looking After Home or Family||1|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||3|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|Accommodation and Food||22|
|Information and Communication||11|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||8|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||15|
|Public Administration and Defence||5|
|HealthInc. Social Work||24|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||12|
King Square, Bristol, BS2 8AW is within the Stokes Croft and St Michael's policing neighbourhood, under the Avon and Somerset Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In May 2019, 800 crimes were reported within half a mile of BS2 8AW.
|Crime:||Click here to view 800 crimes committed near King Square|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Stokes Croft and St Michael's
Below are the details of the closest services to BS2 8AW. 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 BS2 8AW.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to King Square, Bristol, BS2 8AW. The nearest railway station is Montpelier, approximately 0.5 miles away.
|Clifton Down||0.9 miles|
|Bristol Temple Meads||1 mile|
|Stapleton Road||1.2 miles|
|Lawrence Hill||1.2 miles|
|Parson Street||2 miles|
|Sea Mills||2.8 miles|
|Filton Abbey Wood||3.3 miles|
|Bristol Parkway||4.2 miles|
|St Andrews Road||5.7 miles|
|Nailsea & Backwell||7.4 miles|
|Severn Beach||7.5 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to King Square, Bristol, BS2 8AW. The nearest is The Dolphin School, approximately 710 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|The Dolphin School||710 yards|
|St Michael's on the Mount Church of England Primary School||740 yards|
|Cotham Gardens Primary School||790 yards|
|Cabot Primary School||half a mile|
|Ss Peter and Paul RC Primary School||0.6 miles|
|St Barnabas Church of England VC Primary School||0.6 miles|
|St Nicholas of Tolentine Catholic Primary School||0.7 miles|
|Fairlawn Primary School||0.7 miles|
|Hannah More Primary School||0.8 miles|
|Cathedral Primary School||0.8 miles|
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to King Square, Bristol, BS2 8AW. The nearest is Cotham School, approximately 800 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Cotham School||800 yards||
|Colston's Girls' School||820 yards||
|Bristol Cathedral Choir School||0.8 miles||
|Redland Green School||0.9 miles||
|St Mary Redcliffe and Temple School||1 mile||
|Clifton High School||1.2 miles|
|Fairfield High School||1.3 miles||
|The City Academy Bristol||1.3 miles||
|Ashton Park School||2.2 miles||
|Redmaids' High School||2.2 miles|
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to King Square, Bristol, BS2 8AW. The nearest is The Compass Centre, approximately 230 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|The Compass Centre||230 yards|
|Broadmead Medical Centre||500 yards|
|Montpelier Health Centre||700 yards|
|The Family Practice||870 yards|
|Student Health Service||0.5 miles|
|BS1 Surgery||0.6 miles|
|Lawrence Hill Health Centre||0.9 miles|
|Whiteladies Medical Group||0.9 miles|
|Charlotte Keel Medical Practice||0.9 miles|
|Bridge View Medical||1.1 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to King Square, Bristol, BS2 8AW. The nearest is Avon SPCDS, approximately 380 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Avon SPCDS||380 yards|
|Chapter House Dental Access Centre||380 yards|
|Orthodontic Department||380 yards|
|Dental Touch||430 yards|
|Smilepad Clare Street Dental Centre||0.5 miles|
|mydentist, Old Market, Bristol||0.6 miles|
|Your Dentist Ltd||0.6 miles|
|Bupa Dental Care, Bristol St Pauls||0.6 miles|
|The Redland Road Dental Practice||0.6 miles|
|Clifton Orthodontics Centre||0.7 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to King Square, Bristol, BS2 8AW. The nearest is Bristol Eye Hospital, approximately 370 yards away.
|Bristol Eye Hospital||370 yards|
|Bristol Royal Infirmary||380 yards|
|University Of Bristol Dental Hospital||380 yards|
|Bristol Royal Hospital For Children||560 yards|
|St Michael's Hospital||590 yards|
|Nuffield Health, Bristol Hospital (Chesterfield)||1.1 miles|
|Spire Bristol Hospital||1.2 miles|
|Priory Hospital Bristol||1.7 miles|
|Southmead Hospital||2.3 miles|
|Callington Road Hospital||2.5 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to King Square, Bristol, BS2 8AW. The nearest is Boots-Bristol - Broadmead (in Boots UK), approximately 500 yards away.
|Boots-Bristol - Broadmead (in Boots UK)||500 yards|
|Dollond & Aitchison||510 yards|
|Vision Express||550 yards|
|David Clulow Opticians||560 yards|
|Specsavers Opticians||650 yards|
|Bramley Pope||0.5 miles|
|M W Dunscombe Ltd||0.6 miles|
|Amar Shah Optometrist||0.7 miles|
|Healthcall Optical Services Ltd||0.7 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.