Area Information for Chester, CH3 7LW
This postcode was terminated by the Royal Mail in June 1998. Where possible, we have attempted to find data relating to the area in which the postcode used to reside before retirement. However, some data such as street names and house pricing is based on current postcodes only and so may be missing or incomplete.
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Chester, CH3 7LW 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 Chester consists predominantly of detached housing, a strong indicator of affluence. 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||43|
|Rented: From Council||1|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||6|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||8|
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||39|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||19|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||14|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||11|
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 Eddisbury 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. In general, inner city areas show high concentrations of people aged 18-30, suburbs show larger numbers of small children and adults aged 30-50, and rural and small towns are more popular with older workers and retirees. Many poorer areas lack a majority age group, which is due in part to the people in that area being constrained by circumstance rather than being able to choose where to retire, raise a family or grow up.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
The postcode CH3 7LW 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, and Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.
|Highest Qualification Level Achieved|
|Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc)||118|
|2+ A Levels||30|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||38|
Ethnic Group Embed This
This address (Chester) 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 99% 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||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 CH3 7LW
|Republic of Ireland||3|
|Europe (including European Union)||5|
|Middle East or Asia||0|
|North America or Caribbean||2|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||4|
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 Gowy ward is entrepreneurial, with a larger than average concentration of residents that are self-employed - 16% of the resident population. On average, around 9.7% of census respondents were self-employed. Male residents were more than twice as likely to be self-employed than women.
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)||21|
|Looking After Home or Family||15|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||2|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing||18|
|Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc.||1|
|Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management||2|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||6|
|Accommodation and Food||6|
|Information and Communication||4|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||7|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||23|
|Public Administration and Defence||7|
|HealthInc. Social Work||7|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||9|
Chester, CH3 7LW is within the Chester Rural and Frodsham policing neighbourhood, under the Cheshire Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.
|Crime:||Click here to view crimes committed near CH3 7LW|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Chester Rural and Frodsham
Below are the details of the closest services to CH3 7LW. 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 CH3 7LW.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Chester, CH3 7LW. The nearest railway station is Mouldsworth, approximately 2.9 miles away.
|Ince & Elton||4.7 miles|
|Stanlow & Thornton||5.2 miles|
|Ellesmere Port||6.6 miles|
|Little Sutton||8.1 miles|
|Acton Bridge||8.7 miles|
|Runcorn East||9.7 miles|
|Hawarden Bridge||10 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Chester, CH3 7LW. The nearest is Barrow CofE Primary School, approximately 320 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Barrow CofE Primary School||320 yards|
|Tarvin Primary School||1.6 miles|
|Guilden Sutton CofE Primary School||1.6 miles|
|Mickle Trafford Village School||2 miles|
|Ashton Hayes Primary School||2.3 miles|
|Christleton Primary School||2.7 miles|
|Oldfield Primary School||2.7 miles|
|Waverton Community Primary School||2.9 miles|
|Kelsall Primary School||3.2 miles|
|Hoole Church of England Primary School||3.2 miles|
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Chester, CH3 7LW. The nearest is Christleton High School, approximately 2.5 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Christleton High School||2.5 miles||
|Upton-by-Chester High School||3.2 miles||
|The Bishops' Blue Coat Church of England High School||3.6 miles||
|Christleton International Studio||4.2 miles|
|Queen's Park High School||4.3 miles||
|The Catholic High School, Chester A Specialist Science College||4.7 miles||
|Helsby High School||5.1 miles||
|Blacon High School, A Specialist Sports College||5.9 miles||
|The Whitby High School||6.2 miles||
|St David's High School||6.5 miles|
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Chester, CH3 7LW. The nearest is Dr Campbell and Partners, approximately 1.7 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Dr Campbell and Partners||1.7 miles|
|Dr Campbell and Partners||3 miles|
|Kelsall Medical Centre||3.3 miles|
|Heath Lane Medical Centre||3.3 miles|
|Park Medical Centre||3.4 miles|
|Boughton Medical Group||3.7 miles|
|Upton Village Surgery||3.8 miles|
|Northgate Village Surgery||4.3 miles|
|Helsby Health Centre||4.3 miles|
|St Werburgh's Medical Practice For The Homeless||4.3 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Chester, CH3 7LW. The nearest is Tudor House Dental Surgery, approximately 1.5 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Tudor House Dental Surgery||1.5 miles|
|Guilden Sutton Dental Practice||1.6 miles|
|Weston Grove Orthodontic Practice||1.6 miles|
|Rock House Dental Practice||2.6 miles|
|Vicars Cross Dental Practice||2.8 miles|
|Kingsway Dental Surgery||3.2 miles|
|Chester Braces||3.5 miles|
|Sandon Dental Practice||3.5 miles|
|White House Dental Practice||3.8 miles|
|Foregate Dental Clinic||3.9 miles|
Listed here are the 7 closest hospitals to Chester, CH3 7LW. The nearest is Countess Of Chester Hospital, approximately 4.4 miles away.
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Chester, CH3 7LW. The nearest is A1 Vision, approximately 2.7 miles away.
|A1 Vision||2.7 miles|
|Houghton Opticians||3.5 miles|
|Boots-Chester - Foregate St||4.1 miles|
|Optical Express||4.2 miles|
|Boots-Chester - Frodsham St||4.2 miles|
|Jonathan Bryan Opticians||4.3 miles|
|Looking Ahead, T/A Mullen Opticians||4.3 miles|
|Chester Visionplus Limited||4.3 miles|
|Vision Express UK Ltd||4.3 miles|
|G Uddin Ltd, T/A The Eye Emporium Ltd||4.3 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.