Area Information for Ashton Rise, Chester Le Street, DH2 2JA

Ashton Rise in Chester Le Street is in the North East region of England. The postcode is within the Chester-le-Street West Central ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of North Durham. This page combines information for the address Ashton Rise, Chester Le Street, DH2 2JA, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of DH2 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 DH2 2JA.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority County Durham
Ward Chester-le-Street West Central
Constituency North Durham
Region North East
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 Ashton Rise, Chester Le Street, DH2 2JA:

Ashton Downe, Chester Le Street, DH2 2JB
Boulmer Court, Chester Le Street, DH2 2HY
Bullion Lane, Chester Le Street, DH2 2ES
Vivian Crescent, Chester Le Street, DH2 2DG
Elvet Green, Chester Le Street, DH2 2ER
Lumley Close, Chester Le Street, DH2 2HZ

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about DH2 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Ashton Rise, Chester Le Street, DH2 2JA 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 52 property sales in Ashton Rise 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

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 5
Semi-Detached 41
Terraced 64
Flat (Purpose-Built) 38
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 148
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Ashton Rise, Chester Le Street contains a higher than average level of social housing - 49% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 24
Owned with Mortgage 35
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 12
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 59
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 12
Rented: Other 3
Rent Free 0
Total 145

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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 67
Two People 47
Three People 18
Four People 12
Five People 1
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 145

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 9
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 26
C2 - Skilled manual workers 18
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 28
Total 81

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 North Durham constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 45% male.

Gender
Male 130
Female 162
Total 292

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 13
5-7 7
8-9 2
10-14 7
15 1
16-17 12
18-19 4
20-24 10
25-29 9
30-44 54
45-59 57
60-64 6
65-74 36
75-84 44
85-89 17
90+ 13
Total 292

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

In the immediate vicinity of DH2 2JA 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.

Relationship Status
Single 72
Married 99
Divorced 30
Separated 4
Widowed 57
Same Sex 0
Total 262

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 Chester-le-Street West Central ward shows lower levels of residents that report their health as Good or Very Good (58%) than average, which is usually indicative of areas with older populations or areas of social deprivation.

Health
Very Good 95
Good 74
Fair 78
Bad 37
Very Bad 8
Total 292

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Ashton Rise and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 41% of the resident population. On average, around 22.9% of census respondents fall in to 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, and Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 43
Apprenticeship 4
2+ A Levels 19
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 40
1-4 GCSEs 37
No GCSEs 107
Other 12
Total 262

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Ashton Rise, Chester Le Street) 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 97% 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 284
Mixed Ethnicity 3
Indian 1
Other Asian 3
Other 1
Total 292

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 282
Wales 0
Scotland 2
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 1
European Union 3
Other 4
Total 292

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Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to DH2 2JA

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 198
Republic of Ireland 3
Europe (including European Union) 0
African Countries 1
Middle East or Asia 1
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 89

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 208
No Religion 70
Buddhist 1
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 1
Sikh 2
Other Religion 4
Not Stated 6
Total 292

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Chester-le-Street West Central ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 19% 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) 30
Self Employed 7
Unemployed 14
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 13
Retired 35
Looking After Home or Family 2
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 17
Other 3
Total 188

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
Mining/Quarrying 1
Manufacturing 12
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 1
Construction 6
RetailInc. Wholesale 23
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 3
Accommodation and Food 5
Information and Communication 1
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 3
Real Estate 2
Professional, Scientific and Technical 5
Administration 4
Public Administration and Defence 7
Education 6
HealthInc. Social Work 19
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 6
Total 105

Ashton Rise, Chester Le Street, DH2 2JA is within the Chester West (The Avenues) policing neighbourhood, under the Durham Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In March 2018, 103 crimes were reported within half a mile of DH2 2JA.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 103 crimes committed near Ashton Rise
Neighbourhood Team Address Chester West (The Avenues)
Newcastle Road
Chester le Street
Durham
DH3 3TY
Force Website: http://www.durham.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 DH2 2JA. 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 DH2 2JA.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 14 closest railway stations to Ashton Rise, Chester Le Street, DH2 2JA. The nearest railway station is Chester-le-Street, approximately 390 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Chester-le-Street 390 yards
Durham 5 miles
Heworth 7 miles
Dunston 7.2 miles
Metrocentre 8.1 miles
Newcastle 8.2 miles
Manors 8.4 miles
Sunderland 8.7 miles
Brockley Whins 8.8 miles
St Peters 8.8 miles
East Boldon 9.1 miles
Seaham 9.4 miles
Seaburn 9.4 miles
Blaydon 9.5 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Ashton Rise, Chester Le Street, DH2 2JA. The nearest is Newker Primary School, approximately 130 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Newker Primary School 130 yards
    
Bullion Lane Primary School 330 yards
    
Cestria Primary School 710 yards
    
St Cuthbert's Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School 760 yards
    
Red Rose Primary School 770 yards
    
Chester-Le-Street CofE (Controlled) Primary School 0.8 miles
    
Lumley Infant and Nursery School 1.7 miles
    
Pelton Community Primary School 1.8 miles
    
Lumley Junior School 1.9 miles
    
Roseberry Primary and Nursery School 2 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Ashton Rise, Chester Le Street, DH2 2JA. The nearest is Park View School, approximately 840 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Park View School 840 yards
    
The Hermitage Academy half a mile
    
Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy 2.9 miles
    
Fyndoune Community College 3.1 miles
    
Oxclose Community Academy 3.4 miles
    
St Robert of Newminster Roman Catholic School 3.4 miles
    
Biddick Academy 3.7 miles
    
Framwellgate School Durham 3.8 miles
    
Kepier 4.3 miles
    
Washington Academy 4.6 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Ashton Rise, Chester Le Street, DH2 2JA. The nearest is Middle Chare Medical Group, approximately 700 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 Ashton Rise, Chester Le Street, DH2 2JA. The nearest is Community Hospital Chester-le-Street, approximately 390 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 10 closest hospitals to Ashton Rise, Chester Le Street, DH2 2JA. The nearest is Chester Le Street Hospital, approximately 390 yards away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Ashton Rise, Chester Le Street, DH2 2JA. The nearest is Naylor, G (Optometrists), approximately 520 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Naylor, G (Optometrists) 520 yards
Optometric Centre Ltd 760 yards
Vision Express 770 yards
Specsavers Opticians 820 yards
Dawson Opticians 3 miles
Thompson Opticians Ltd 3.1 miles
Concept Eye Clinic 3.6 miles
Sight Ltd 3.6 miles
The Village Optician 3.6 miles
Asda Stores Ltd 3.8 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 DH2 2JA

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 16 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 26.5Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 49Mbps
Average Upload Speed 3.2Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 7.4Mbps
Superfast Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 74%
Virgin Media 72%
Sky Digital 70%
EE/Orange Broadband 69%
BT Broadband 66%
TalkTalk 63%
 

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