Area Information for Nesfield Road, Colchester, CO4 3ZL

Nesfield Road in Colchester is in the Eastern region of England. The postcode is within the Wivenhoe ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Harwich and North Essex. This page combines information for the address Nesfield Road, Colchester, CO4 3ZL, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of CO4 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.

For information about recent house sales in this postcode, please view our property sales page for CO4 3ZL.

Basic Information

Area Type Hamlet or Isolated Dwelling
Local Authority Colchester
Ward Wivenhoe
Constituency Harwich and North Essex
Region Eastern
Country England

Nearby Locations

Our information is available for almost all UK postcodes. Why not take a look at some of these other postcodes in the immediate vicinity of Nesfield Road, Colchester, CO4 3ZL:

Capon Road, Colchester, CO4 3ZS
Capon Road, Colchester, CO4 3ZT
Capon Road, Colchester, CO4 3ZR
Annan Road, Colchester, CO4 3ZH
Boundary Road, Colchester, CO4 3ZQ
Annan Road, Colchester, CO4 3ZE

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about CO4 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Nesfield Road, Colchester, CO4 3ZL 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

We have found one property sale in Nesfield Road since the beginning of 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 Nesfield Road, Colchester 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.

Housing Types
Detached 12
Semi-Detached 9
Terraced 5
Flat (Purpose-Built) 95
Flat (Converted) 6
Total 127
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Nesfield Road, Colchester contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 77% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 5
Owned with Mortgage 4
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 1
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 14
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 39
Rented: Other 52
Rent Free 3
Total 118

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 61
Two People 22
Three People 7
Four People 14
Five People 4
Six People 9
Seven People 1
8+ People 0
Total 118

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 7
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 98
C2 - Skilled manual workers 4
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 9
Total 118

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 Harwich and North Essex constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 48% male.

Male 1149
Female 1239
Total 2388

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. This section of the Wivenhoe 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.

Age Groups
0-4 12
5-7 2
8-9 2
10-14 12
15 1
16-17 9
18-19 1114
20-24 1044
25-29 94
30-44 76
45-59 20
60-64 1
65-74 1
75-84 0
85-89 0
90+ 0
Total 2388

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

In the immediate vicinity of CO4 3ZL there is a large concentration of residents that are single - 96% 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.

Relationship Status
Single 2284
Married 52
Divorced 15
Separated 6
Widowed 2
Same Sex 0
Total 2359

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.

Very Good 1483
Good 783
Fair 110
Bad 10
Very Bad 2
Total 2388

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) 309
Apprenticeship 6
2+ A Levels 1116
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 206
1-4 GCSEs 190
No GCSEs 35
Other 497
Total 2359

Ethnic Group Embed This

Nesfield Road, Colchester 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 55% 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 1315
Mixed Ethnicity 85
Indian 73
Pakistani 31
Bangladeshi 12
Chinese 390
Other Asian 98
Black African 249
Black Caribbean 31
Other Black/African/Caribbean 11
Other 93
Total 2388

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

In this area (Nesfield Road, Colchester), only 42% 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
England 1004
Wales 11
Scotland 10
Northern Ireland 4
Republic of Ireland 6
European Union 457
Other 896
Total 2388

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 CO4 3ZL

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 1125
Republic of Ireland 15
Europe (including European Union) 528
African Countries 164
Middle East or Asia 495
North America or Caribbean 35
Central America 6
South America 10
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 6
None 56

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.

Christian 994
No Religion 950
Buddhist 45
Hindu 46
Jewish 10
Muslim 183
Sikh 10
Other Religion 16
Not Stated 134
Total 2388

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Wivenhoe ward showed a higher than average concentration of student residents - 97% 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.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 29
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 13
Self Employed 11
Unemployed 6
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 2295
Retired 0
Looking After Home or Family 1
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 2
Other 2
Total 2359

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
AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing 1
Manufacturing 7
Construction 4
RetailInc. Wholesale 99
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 3
Accommodation and Food 68
Information and Communication 11
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 1
Real Estate 3
Professional, Scientific and Technical 12
Administration 19
Public Administration and Defence 2
Education 51
HealthInc. Social Work 21
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 58
Total 360

Nesfield Road, Colchester, CO4 3ZL is within the Wivenhoe policing neighbourhood, under the Essex Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.

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Below are the details of the closest services to CO4 3ZL. 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 CO4 3ZL.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 17 closest railway stations to Nesfield Road, Colchester, CO4 3ZL. The nearest railway station is Hythe (Essex), approximately 0.7 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Hythe (Essex) 0.7 miles
Colchester Town 1.6 miles
Wivenhoe 1.8 miles
Colchester 2.5 miles
Alresford (Essex) 3 miles
Great Bentley 5.6 miles
Manningtree 6.5 miles
Marks Tey 6.8 miles
Mistley 7.4 miles
Weeley 7.6 miles
Chappel & Wakes Colne 8.4 miles
Thorpe-le-Soken 9.6 miles
Bures 9.7 miles
Kelvedon 11 miles
Wrabness 11 miles
Clacton-on-Sea 11 miles
Kirby Cross 12 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Nesfield Road, Colchester, CO4 3ZL. The nearest is Unity Primary Academy, approximately 0.7 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Unity Primary Academy 0.7 miles
Kendall Church of England Primary School 0.9 miles
Old Heath Community Primary School 1 mile
Hazelmere Infant School and Nursery 1 mile
Hazelmere Junior School 1 mile
Broomgrove Infant School 1 mile
Broomgrove Junior School 1 mile
Roach Vale Primary School 1.2 miles
Parsons Heath Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School 1.3 miles
Willow Brook Primary School and Nursery 1.4 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Nesfield Road, Colchester, CO4 3ZL. The nearest is Colchester Academy, approximately 1 mile away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Colchester Academy 1 mile
The Thomas Lord Audley School 1.9 miles
Colchester High School 2.2 miles  
Colchester Royal Grammar School 2.4 miles
St Helena School 2.5 miles
The Gilberd School 2.7 miles
Colchester County High School for Girls 2.9 miles
St Benedict's Catholic College 2.9 miles
Philip Morant School and College 3 miles
The Stanway School 4.4 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Nesfield Road, Colchester, CO4 3ZL. The nearest is University Health Centre, approximately 560 yards 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 Nesfield Road, Colchester, CO4 3ZL. The nearest is Oracle Dental Group, approximately 1.1 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 4 closest hospitals to Nesfield Road, Colchester, CO4 3ZL. The nearest is Essex County Hospital, approximately 2.3 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Essex County Hospital 2.3 miles
Oaks Hospital 2.7 miles
Turner Diagnostic Centre 2.8 miles
Colchester General Hospital 2.8 miles

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Nesfield Road, Colchester, CO4 3ZL. The nearest is Wivenhoe Eyecare and Contact Lens Centre, approximately 1.7 miles away.

* 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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