Area Information for Chelmsford, CM1 5YJ

This postcode in Chelmsford is in the Eastern region of England. The postcode is within the Springfield North ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Chelmsford. This page combines information for the address Chelmsford, CM1 5YJ, 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 Springfield North
Constituency Chelmsford
Region Eastern
Country England


About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Chelmsford, CM1 5YJ 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

This area contains a mixture of housing types, as detailed below. No single type of dwelling accounts for more than 50% of the dwellings. 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 8
Semi-Detached 14
Terraced 34
Flat (Purpose-Built) 47
Flat (Converted) 1
Total 104
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

This area consists predominantly of housing where the property is being repaid through a mortgage arrangement. The national average is just under 33%, while in this area it represents 56% of housing spaces.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 18
Owned with Mortgage 57
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 0
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 2
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 25
Rent Free 0
Total 102

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 32
Two People 32
Three People 16
Four People 20
Five People 1
Six People 0
Seven People 1
8+ People 0
Total 102

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 27
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 30
C2 - Skilled manual workers 27
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 11
Total 95

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

Gender
Male 118
Female 118
Total 236

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 19
5-7 9
8-9 6
10-14 22
15 2
16-17 3
18-19 3
20-24 16
25-29 24
30-44 84
45-59 32
60-64 9
65-74 3
75-84 3
85-89 0
90+ 1
Total 236

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode CM1 5YJ 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.

Relationship Status
Single 75
Married 80
Divorced 17
Separated 3
Widowed 3
Same Sex 0
Total 178

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 90% of the population reporting themselves as being in Good or Very Good health at this address.

Health
Very Good 140
Good 73
Fair 19
Bad 3
Very Bad 1
Total 236

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) 45
Apprenticeship 3
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 25
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 35
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 44
No GCSEs or Equivalent 18
Other 8
Total 178

Ethnic Group Embed This

As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 92% white.

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 216
Mixed Ethnicity 4
Indian 9
Other Asian 3
Black Caribbean 4
Total 236

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 214
Wales 0
Scotland 3
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 6
Other 12
Total 236

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 5YJ

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 202
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 0
African Countries 1
Middle East or Asia 7
North America or Caribbean 3
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 24

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 112
No Religion 104
Buddhist 0
Hindu 1
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 1
Other Religion 1
Not Stated 17
Total 236

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Springfield North ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in full-time employment - 59% of the resident population. On average, around 38.4% of census respondents were in full-time employment.

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 103
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 26
Self Employed 21
Unemployed 7
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 4
Retired 3
Looking After Home or Family 6
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 4
Other 0
Total 174

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 7
Construction 12
RetailInc. Wholesale 26
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 8
Accommodation and Food 7
Information and Communication 3
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 16
Real Estate 2
Professional, Scientific and Technical 10
Administration 11
Public Administration and Defence 14
Education 14
HealthInc. Social Work 17
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 6
Total 153

Chelmsford, CM1 5YJ is within the Springfield 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 5YJ
Neighbourhood Team Address Springfield
Force Website: https://www.essex.police.uk

Data courtesy of police.uk. See our Data Sources page for more information.

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

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 17 closest railway stations to Chelmsford, CM1 5YJ. The nearest railway station is Chelmsford, approximately 1.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Chelmsford 1.6 miles
Hatfield Peverel 4.5 miles
Witham (Essex) 7.2 miles
White Notley 7.4 miles
Ingatestone 7.5 miles
Cressing 7.9 miles
South Woodham Ferrers 8.3 miles
Braintree Freeport 8.8 miles
Braintree 9 miles
Billericay 9 miles
Battlesbridge 9.1 miles
Wickford 9.4 miles
North Fambridge 11 miles
Kelvedon 11 miles
Shenfield 11 miles
Rayleigh 12 miles
Hockley 13 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Chelmsford, CM1 5YJ. The nearest is The Bishops' Church of England and Roman Catholic Primary School, approximately 240 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
The Bishops' Church of England and Roman Catholic Primary School 240 yards
    
Springfield Primary School 520 yards
    
The Tyrrells School 660 yards
    
Perryfields Junior School 860 yards
    
Perryfields Infant School 860 yards
    
Barnes Farm Infant School 0.9 miles
    
Barnes Farm Junior School 0.9 miles
    
Chancellor Park Primary School, Chelmsford 1 mile
    
Trinity Road Primary School 1.2 miles
    
The Cathedral Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Chelmsford 1.3 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Chelmsford, CM1 5YJ. The nearest is The Boswells School, approximately 610 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
The Boswells School 610 yards
    
Chelmsford County High School for Girls 1.4 miles
    
St John Payne Catholic School, Chelmsford 1.5 miles
    
King Edward VI Grammar School, Chelmsford 1.6 miles
    
Chelmer Valley High School 2 miles
    
Moulsham High School 2.5 miles
    
The Sandon School 2.5 miles
    
Great Baddow High School 2.6 miles
    
Hylands School 2.9 miles
    
Maltings Academy 6.6 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Chelmsford, CM1 5YJ. The nearest is North Chelmsford NHS Healthcare Centre, approximately 0.5 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 5YJ. The nearest is Springfield Dental Care, approximately 780 yards 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 5YJ. The nearest is Springfield Hospital, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Chelmsford, CM1 5YJ. The nearest is Chelmer Village Opticians, approximately 1 mile away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Chelmer Village Opticians 1 mile
Optical Express 1.5 miles
Specsavers Opticians 1.5 miles
Broomfield Opticians 1.5 miles
J Bryan Opticians Ltd 1.6 miles
Boots-Chelmsford - High Chelmer 1.6 miles
Boots-Chelmsford - High St 1.6 miles
GoldsmithWebb 1.6 miles
Blink Opticians 1.6 miles
Opticial Express 1.6 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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