Area Information for Old Skellow, Doncaster, DN6 8JR

This postcode in Old Skellow is in the Yorkshire and The Humber region of England. The postcode is within the Norton & Askern ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Doncaster North. This page combines information for the address Old Skellow, Doncaster, DN6 8JR, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of DN6 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 DN6 8JR.

Basic Information

Area Type Small Town or Fringe Area
Local Authority Doncaster
Ward Norton & Askern
Constituency Doncaster North
Region Yorkshire and The Humber
Country England

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Old Skellow, Doncaster, DN6 8JR 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 2 property sales in DN6 8JR 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 Old Skellow, Doncaster 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 108
Semi-Detached 31
Terraced 7
Flat (Purpose-Built) 0
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 146
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

This area contains a mixture of housing tenures, as detailed below. Across the UK, an average of 30.6% of household spaces were owned outright, 32.9% were mortgaged, 18.2% were social housing, and 16.3% were privately rented at the last census.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 52
Owned with Mortgage 71
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 5
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 0
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 13
Rented: Other 1
Rent Free 2
Total 144

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 25
Two People 60
Three People 26
Four People 26
Five People 6
Six People 1
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 144

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 23
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 32
C2 - Skilled manual workers 32
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 23
Total 110

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 Doncaster North constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 51% male.

Male 200
Female 192
Total 392

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 18
5-7 13
8-9 6
10-14 26
15 7
16-17 9
18-19 9
20-24 14
25-29 13
30-44 89
45-59 84
60-64 27
65-74 32
75-84 24
85-89 9
90+ 12
Total 392

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode DN6 8JR 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 65
Married 187
Divorced 27
Separated 7
Widowed 36
Same Sex 0
Total 322

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.

Very Good 192
Good 129
Fair 55
Bad 9
Very Bad 7
Total 392

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) 56
Apprenticeship 19
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 38
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 61
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 43
No GCSEs or Equivalent 92
Other 13
Total 322

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Old Skellow, Doncaster) 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 98% 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 386
Mixed Ethnicity 3
Other Asian 1
Black African 1
Other 1
Total 392

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 373
Wales 1
Scotland 8
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 4
European Union 2
Other 4
Total 392

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 DN6 8JR

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 323
Republic of Ireland 1
Europe (including European Union) 1
African Countries 0
Middle East or Asia 0
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 68

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 270
No Religion 89
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 3
Sikh 0
Other Religion 1
Not Stated 29
Total 392

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Norton & Askern ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in part-time employment - 19% 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.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 117
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 52
Self Employed 27
Unemployed 12
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 16
Retired 37
Looking After Home or Family 3
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 10
Other 3
Total 277

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 20
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 4
Construction 24
RetailInc. Wholesale 40
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 24
Accommodation and Food 5
Information and Communication 2
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 8
Professional, Scientific and Technical 13
Administration 6
Public Administration and Defence 17
Education 11
HealthInc. Social Work 17
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 9
Total 200

Old Skellow, Doncaster, DN6 8JR is within the Doncaster North East policing neighbourhood, under the South Yorkshire Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In December 2019, 25 crimes were reported within half a mile of DN6 8JR.

Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 25 crimes committed near DN6 8JR
Neighbourhood Team Address Doncaster North East
Durham Ave
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Below are the details of the closest services to Old Skellow. 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 DN6 8JR.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Old Skellow, Doncaster, DN6 8JR. The nearest railway station is Adwick, approximately 1.2 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Adwick 1.2 miles
South Elmsall 3.5 miles
Bentley (South Yorkshire) 3.6 miles
Moorthorpe 4.4 miles
Doncaster 5.2 miles
Thurnscoe 5.4 miles
Kirk Sandall 5.4 miles
Goldthorpe 6 miles
Bolton-upon-Dearne 6.6 miles
Conisbrough 6.9 miles
Hatfield & Stainforth 7.2 miles
Mexborough 7.6 miles
Fitzwilliam 7.8 miles
Whitley Bridge 7.9 miles
Swinton (South Yorks) 8.3 miles
Pontefract Baghill 8.4 miles
Hensall 8.4 miles
Knottingley 8.6 miles
Pontefract Monkhill 8.8 miles
Pontefract Tanshelf 8.9 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Old Skellow, Doncaster, DN6 8JR. The nearest is Owston Park Primary Academy, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Owston Park Primary Academy 0.6 miles
Carcroft Primary School 0.8 miles
The Woodlands Primary School 1.7 miles
Adwick Primary School 1.8 miles
St Joseph and St Teresa's Catholic Primary School 1.8 miles
Askern Littlemoor Infant Academy 2.2 miles
Spa Academy Askern 2.2 miles
Highfields Primary Academy 2.3 miles
Toll Bar Primary School 2.4 miles
Norton Junior School 3 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Old Skellow, Doncaster, DN6 8JR. The nearest is Outwood Academy Adwick, approximately 1.5 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Outwood Academy Adwick 1.5 miles
Campsmount Academy 2.6 miles
Don Valley Academy 3.1 miles
Ridgewood School 3.5 miles
Minsthorpe Community College, A Specialist Science College 3.9 miles
Hall Cross Academy 5.4 miles
Hungerhill School 5.7 miles
The Dearne Academy 5.9 miles
Outwood Academy Danum 6 miles
XP School 6.2 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Old Skellow, Doncaster, DN6 8JR. The nearest is Great North Medical Group, approximately 0.6 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 Old Skellow, Doncaster, DN6 8JR. The nearest is Mr. S. G. Emms, approximately 520 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 8 closest hospitals to Old Skellow, Doncaster, DN6 8JR. The nearest is Park Hill Hospital, approximately 5.3 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Old Skellow, Doncaster, DN6 8JR. The nearest is Moorhouse Opticians (Northern) Ltd, approximately 2.8 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.