Area Information for Chelmsford, CM1 5YB

This postcode in Chelmsford is in the Eastern region of England. The postcode is within the Broomfield and The Walthams ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Saffron Walden. This page combines information for the address Chelmsford, CM1 5YB, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of CM1 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.

Please Note

This postcode was terminated by the Royal Mail in July 1995. 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.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Chelmsford
Ward Broomfield and The Walthams
Constituency Saffron Walden
Region Eastern
Country England


About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Chelmsford, CM1 5YB 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 Chelmsford 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 Types
Detached 71
Semi-Detached 40
Terraced 15
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1
Flat (Converted) 0
Residence in Commercial Building 1
Total 128
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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%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 76
Owned with Mortgage 30
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 0
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 0
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 13
Rent Free 1
Total 120

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 26
Two People 64
Three People 13
Four People 14
Five People 2
Six People 1
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 120

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 18
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 25
C2 - Skilled manual workers 13
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 4
Total 60

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 Saffron Walden constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 50% male.

Gender
Male 133
Female 132
Total 265

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.

Age Groups
0-4 12
5-7 5
8-9 2
10-14 7
15 0
16-17 4
18-19 4
20-24 16
25-29 13
30-44 35
45-59 45
60-64 26
65-74 58
75-84 27
85-89 5
90+ 6
Total 265

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

In the immediate vicinity of CM1 5YB there is a very large concentration of residents that are married - 60% 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.

Relationship Status
Single 49
Married 160
Divorced 5
Separated 4
Widowed 21
Same Sex 0
Total 239

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.

Health
Very Good 105
Good 107
Fair 46
Bad 5
Very Bad 2
Total 265

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) 67
Apprenticeship 7
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 24
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 35
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 28
No GCSEs or Equivalent 66
Other 12
Total 239

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Chelmsford) 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 96% 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 254
Mixed Ethnicity 3
Indian 3
Chinese 2
Other Asian 3
Total 265

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
England 251
Wales 2
Scotland 3
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 1
European Union 2
Other 6
Total 265

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 CM1 5YB

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 228
Republic of Ireland 1
Europe (including European Union) 1
African Countries 0
Middle East or Asia 5
North America or Caribbean 1
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 2
None 31

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.

Religion
Christian 169
No Religion 68
Buddhist 1
Hindu 3
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 24
Total 265

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Broomfield and The Walthams ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 32% 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.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 67
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 26
Self Employed 24
Unemployed 3
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 6
Retired 64
Looking After Home or Family 7
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1
Other 3
Total 201

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 6
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 2
Construction 14
RetailInc. Wholesale 18
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 4
Accommodation and Food 6
Information and Communication 3
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 14
Real Estate 2
Professional, Scientific and Technical 9
Administration 3
Public Administration and Defence 3
Education 17
HealthInc. Social Work 13
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 6
Total 120

Chelmsford, CM1 5YB is within the Broomfield policing neighbourhood, under the Essex 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 CM1 5YB
Neighbourhood Team Address Broomfield
Force Website: https://www.essex.police.uk

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Below are the details of the closest services to CM1 5YB. 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 CM1 5YB.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 16 closest railway stations to Chelmsford, CM1 5YB. The nearest railway station is Chelmsford, approximately 2.2 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Chelmsford 2.2 miles
Hatfield Peverel 5.2 miles
White Notley 7.1 miles
Cressing 7.3 miles
Witham (Essex) 7.6 miles
Ingatestone 8 miles
Braintree Freeport 8.1 miles
Braintree 8.2 miles
Billericay 10 miles
South Woodham Ferrers 11 miles
Battlesbridge 11 miles
Wickford 11 miles
Kelvedon 11 miles
Shenfield 12 miles
North Fambridge 13 miles
Stansted Airport 13 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Chelmsford, CM1 5YB. The nearest is Broomfield Primary School, approximately 690 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Broomfield Primary School 690 yards
    
Springfield Primary School 1.4 miles
    
St Pius X Catholic Primary School 1.4 miles
    
Perryfields Infant School 1.4 miles
    
Perryfields Junior School 1.5 miles
    
Newlands Spring Primary School 1.5 miles
    
Parkwood Academy 1.5 miles
    
Little Waltham Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School 1.5 miles
    
The Bishops' Church of England and Roman Catholic Primary School 1.6 miles
    
The Tyrrells School 1.7 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Chelmsford, CM1 5YB. The nearest is Chelmer Valley High School, approximately 540 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Chelmer Valley High School 540 yards
    
St John Payne Catholic School, Chelmsford 1.2 miles
    
The Boswells School 1.5 miles
    
Chelmsford County High School for Girls 1.8 miles
    
King Edward VI Grammar School, Chelmsford 2 miles
    
Hylands School 3.1 miles
    
Moulsham High School 3.5 miles
    
Great Baddow High School 3.9 miles
    
The Sandon School 4.1 miles
    
Maltings Academy 7.1 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Chelmsford, CM1 5YB. The nearest is Mountbatten House Surgery, approximately 1.2 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 Chelmsford, CM1 5YB. The nearest is Springfield Dental Care, approximately 1.3 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 7 closest hospitals to Chelmsford, CM1 5YB. The nearest is Broomfield Hospital, approximately 860 yards away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Chelmsford, CM1 5YB. The nearest is Orthoptic Department, approximately half a mile away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Orthoptic Department half a mile
Broomfield Refraction Clinic 0.5 miles
Broomfield Opticians 2.1 miles
Opticial Express 2.3 miles
GoldsmithWebb 2.4 miles
Specsavers Opticians 2.4 miles
Vision Express Opticians 2.4 miles
Boots-Chelmsford - High Chelmer 2.5 miles
Optical Express 2.5 miles
Blink Opticians 2.5 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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