Area Information for Newton Drive, Durham, DH1 5BG
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|Lund Avenue, Durham, DH1 5BJ|
|Aykley Road, Durham, DH1 5JJ|
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Newton Drive, Durham, DH1 5BG 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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We have found 15 property sales in Newton Drive 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 Newton Drive, Durham consists predominantly of semi-detached housing, which can be an indicator of an affluent neighbourhood. 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
The area containing Newton Drive, Durham contains a higher than average level of social housing - 48% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||29|
|Rented: From Council||42|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||25|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||3|
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||4|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||25|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||12|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||32|
Gender Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly 49% male, 51% female. This part of the Framwellgate and Newton Hall ward however contains significantly more women than average (58%). This can be caused by a number of factors, but amongst the most common are large establishments such as boarding schools and convents, and areas with older populations.
Females on average live longer than males, so are more likely to be found in retirement areas. In general, as people age they move away from city centre addresses to suburbs, smaller towns and rural locations, so these areas often show a greater number of females, with inner city areas showing the opposite trend.
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
In the immediate vicinity of DH1 5BG the number widowed residents is high - 20% of the area's population. This may be indicative of an older population, and these areas often contain more women than men as a result.
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.
However, this area of the Framwellgate and Newton Hall ward shows lower levels of residents that report their health as Good or Very Good (56%) than average, which is usually indicative of areas with older populations or areas of social deprivation.
Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top
Newton Drive and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 53% of the resident population. On average, around 22.9% of census respondents fall into this category.
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)||37|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||21|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||32|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||34|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||162|
Ethnic Group Embed This
This address (Newton Drive, Durham) 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.
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||1|
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 DH1 5BG
|Republic of Ireland||4|
|Europe (including European Union)||1|
|Middle East or Asia||0|
|North America or Caribbean||1|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||1|
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 Framwellgate and Newton Hall ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in part-time employment - 18% of the resident population. On average, around 13.7% of census respondents were in part-time employment. There was a large disparity between employment types of male and female residents - almost four times as many women were part-time employees when compared to men.
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)||36|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||18|
|Looking After Home or Family||8|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||7|
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||1|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||1|
|Accommodation and Food||10|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||3|
|Public Administration and Defence||12|
|HealthInc. Social Work||16|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||3|
Newton Drive, Durham, DH1 5BG is within the Durham (Newton Hall) policing neighbourhood, under the Durham Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In August 2019, 35 crimes were reported within half a mile of DH1 5BG.
|Crime:||Click here to view 35 crimes committed near Newton Drive|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Durham (Newton Hall)
Below are the details of the closest services to DH1 5BG. 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 DH1 5BG.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 15 closest railway stations to Newton Drive, Durham, DH1 5BG. The nearest railway station is Durham, approximately 1.1 miles away.
|Bishop Auckland||11 miles|
|St Peters||12 miles|
|East Boldon||13 miles|
|Brockley Whins||13 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Newton Drive, Durham, DH1 5BG. The nearest is Framwellgate Moor Primary School, approximately 130 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Framwellgate Moor Primary School||130 yards|
|St Godric's Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School, Durham||570 yards|
|Blue Coat CofE (Aided) Junior School||850 yards|
|Durham Newton Hall Infants' School||860 yards|
|Finchale Primary School||1.1 miles|
|St Margaret's Church of England Primary School||1.6 miles|
|Neville's Cross Primary School||1.7 miles|
|St Oswald's Church of England Aided Primary and Nursery School||1.8 miles|
|Durham Gilesgate Primary School||1.8 miles|
|Bearpark Primary School||1.9 miles|
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Newton Drive, Durham, DH1 5BG. The nearest is Framwellgate School Durham, approximately 230 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Framwellgate School Durham||230 yards||
|St Leonard's Catholic School||0.8 miles||
|Durham Johnston Comprehensive School||1.2 miles||
|Durham Sixth Form Centre||1.2 miles||
|Fyndoune Community College||1.9 miles||
|Durham Community Business College for Technology and Enterprise||2.3 miles||
|Belmont Community School||2.4 miles||
|Durham High School for Girls||2.7 miles|
|Hermitage Academy||3.8 miles|
|Park View School||4.2 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Newton Drive, Durham, DH1 5BG. The nearest is Chastleton Medical Group, approximately 60 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Chastleton Medical Group||60 yards|
|Framwellgate Moor Medical Centre||240 yards|
|Claypath & University Medical Group(Claypath Medical Centre)||1.4 miles|
|Claypath & University Medical Group University Health Centre||1.7 miles|
|Dunelm Medical Practice - Gilesgate||1.8 miles|
|Dunelm Medical Practice||2.1 miles|
|Sacriston Medical Centre||2.4 miles|
|Belmont & Sherburn Medical Group||2.4 miles|
|Cheveley Park Medical Centre||2.5 miles|
|Millyard House||2.5 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Newton Drive, Durham, DH1 5BG. The nearest is Framwellgate Dental Surgery, approximately 310 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Framwellgate Dental Surgery||310 yards|
|County Durham PCT||0.6 miles|
|County Durham PCT||1.1 miles|
|STEDMAN MG MR||1.3 miles|
|Claypath Dental Practice||1.3 miles|
|mydentist, Framwellgate Bridge, Durham||1.4 miles|
|Dunelm Orthodontics||1.4 miles|
|Elvet Dental Practice||1.6 miles|
|Bupa Dental Care, Durham||1.7 miles|
|Kingsgate Dental Surgery||1.7 miles|
Listed here are the 5 closest hospitals to Newton Drive, Durham, DH1 5BG. The nearest is Durham Community Hospital, approximately 710 yards away.
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Newton Drive, Durham, DH1 5BG. The nearest is Robley, L J, approximately 310 yards away.
|Robley, L J||310 yards|
|The Village Optician||860 yards|
|Boots-Durham - The Gates||1.3 miles|
|Walkers Opticians||1.4 miles|
|Vision Express (UK) Ltd||1.4 miles|
|Boots-Durham - Silver St||1.4 miles|
|Specsavers Opticians||1.4 miles|
|Alistair Wade Optometrist||1.4 miles|
|Simon Berry Optometrist||2 miles|
|Tesco Opticians||2 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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Broadband in DH1 5BG
This postcode has support for superfast broadband at one or more premises. Superfast broadband is generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 30Mbps plus - more than enough for gaming, video calling, watching video and internet browsing. Note that occasionally some properties in a postcode may still not be eligible due to conditions on the ground, or the building structure. If you wish to enquire about a specific property in this postcode, contact the major suppliers, for instance Virgin Media, BT Broadband and Plusnet. For more information on Superfast Broadband, see the OpenReach website.
Broadband data is based on information provided by the major fixed internet service providers in the UK, including Virgin Media and BT. It does not include providers of satellite internet. Data at this postcode has been sourced from 10 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||27Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||52.1Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||5.8Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||10Mbps|
|Superfast Broadband Available||Yes|
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