Area Information for Walton Drive, Stourbridge, DY9 7NZ

Walton Drive in Stourbridge is in the West Midlands region of England. The postcode is within the Lye and Stourbridge North ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Stourbridge. This page combines information for the address Walton Drive, Stourbridge, DY9 7NZ, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of DY9 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.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Dudley
Ward Lye and Stourbridge North
Constituency Stourbridge
Region West Midlands * Note that this refers to the Region, not the County of the same name
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 Walton Drive, Stourbridge, DY9 7NZ:

Malvern Avenue, Stourbridge, DY9 7NT
Malvern Avenue, Stourbridge, DY9 7NU
New Farm Road, Stourbridge, DY9 7PJ
Crowle Drive, Stourbridge, DY9 7NY
New Farm Road, Stourbridge, DY9 7PH
Barn Close, Stourbridge, DY9 7PB

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about DY9 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Walton Drive, Stourbridge, DY9 7NZ 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

The area containing Walton Drive, Stourbridge 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 Types
Detached 2
Semi-Detached 73
Terraced 14
Flat (Purpose-Built) 42
Flat (Converted) 0
Residence in Commercial Building 2
Total 133
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Walton Drive, Stourbridge contains a higher than average level of social housing - 45% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 39
Owned with Mortgage 14
Shared Ownership 1
Rented: From Council 57
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 1
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 2
Rented: Other 2
Rent Free 13
Total 129

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 63
Two People 38
Three People 15
Four People 9
Five People 1
Six People 1
Seven People 2
8+ People 0
Total 129

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 8
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 12
C2 - Skilled manual workers 21
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 32
Total 73

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 Stourbridge constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 47% male.

Gender
Male 115
Female 130
Total 245

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 15
5-7 4
8-9 4
10-14 14
15 4
16-17 4
18-19 1
20-24 18
25-29 13
30-44 42
45-59 41
60-64 12
65-74 37
75-84 23
85-89 10
90+ 3
Total 245

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode DY9 7NZ 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 70
Married 68
Divorced 32
Separated 4
Widowed 30
Same Sex 0
Total 204

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 Lye and Stourbridge North ward shows lower levels of residents that report their health as Good or Very Good (66%) than average, which is usually indicative of areas with older populations or areas of social deprivation.

Health
Very Good 73
Good 88
Fair 52
Bad 24
Very Bad 8
Total 245

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

Walton Drive and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 47% 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) 20
Apprenticeship 6
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 19
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 25
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 26
No GCSEs or Equivalent 96
Other 12
Total 204

Ethnic Group Embed This

As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 90% 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 220
Mixed Ethnicity 4
Indian 2
Pakistani 17
Black Caribbean 1
Other 1
Total 245

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 229
Wales 2
Scotland 2
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 1
Other 11
Total 245

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 DY9 7NZ

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 163
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 1
African Countries 0
Middle East or Asia 2
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 79

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 151
No Religion 54
Buddhist 0
Hindu 2
Jewish 0
Muslim 17
Sikh 0
Other Religion 2
Not Stated 19
Total 245

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Lye and Stourbridge North ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 23% 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 51
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 16
Self Employed 10
Unemployed 16
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 8
Retired 38
Looking After Home or Family 11
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 12
Other 6
Total 168

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 10
Construction 8
RetailInc. Wholesale 17
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 7
Accommodation and Food 5
Information and Communication 2
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 1
Real Estate 1
Professional, Scientific and Technical 6
Administration 2
Public Administration and Defence 3
Education 7
HealthInc. Social Work 7
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 4
Total 80

Walton Drive, Stourbridge, DY9 7NZ is within the Stourbridge policing neighbourhood, under the West Midlands 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 Walton Drive
Neighbourhood Team Address Stourbridge
Force Website: https://www.west-midlands.police.uk

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Below are the details of the closest services to DY9 7NZ. 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 DY9 7NZ.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Walton Drive, Stourbridge, DY9 7NZ. The nearest railway station is Stourbridge Junction, approximately half a mile away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Stourbridge Junction half a mile
Stourbridge Town 0.6 miles
Lye (West Midlands) 0.7 miles
Cradley Heath 1.9 miles
Hagley 2.3 miles
Old Hill 3.3 miles
Blakedown 3.9 miles
Rowley Regis 4.4 miles
Langley Green 5.9 miles
Tipton 5.9 miles
Dudley Port 5.9 miles
Sandwell & Dudley 6.2 miles
Coseley 6.5 miles
Kidderminster 6.7 miles
Smethwick Galton Bridge 7.1 miles
Smethwick Galton Bridge High Level 7.1 miles
Smethwick Rolfe Street 7.3 miles
Longbridge 7.4 miles
Northfield 7.6 miles
The Hawthorns 7.8 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Walton Drive, Stourbridge, DY9 7NZ. The nearest is Rufford Primary School, approximately 260 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Rufford Primary School 260 yards
    
Peters Hill Primary School 0.6 miles
    
Ham Dingle Primary Academy 0.7 miles  
Oldswinford C of E Primary School 0.8 miles
    
Greenfield Primary School 0.9 miles
    
Wollescote Primary School 0.9 miles
    
Hob Green Primary School 0.9 miles
    
Thorns Primary School 1.1 miles
    
St Joseph's RC Primary School 1.1 miles
    
Pedmore CE Primary School 1.2 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Walton Drive, Stourbridge, DY9 7NZ. The nearest is The Pedmore High School, approximately 540 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
The Pedmore High School 540 yards
    
Redhill School 790 yards
    
Old Swinford Hospital 0.7 miles
    
Thorns Collegiate Academy 1.1 miles
    
Ridgewood High School 1.9 miles
    
The Wordsley School Business & Enterprise & Music College 2 miles
    
Haybridge High School and Sixth Form 2.3 miles
    
Hagley Catholic High School 2.4 miles
    
The Crestwood School 2.7 miles
    
Windsor High School and Sixth Form 2.9 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Walton Drive, Stourbridge, DY9 7NZ. The nearest is Pedmore Medical Practice, approximately 850 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 Walton Drive, Stourbridge, DY9 7NZ. The nearest is MR A KAPNISIS, approximately 400 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 Walton Drive, Stourbridge, DY9 7NZ. The nearest is Corbett Hospital, approximately 1.1 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Corbett Hospital 1.1 miles
West Midlands Hospital 2.2 miles
Dudley Urgent Care Centre 3.4 miles
Russells Hall Hospital 3.4 miles
Bushey Fields Hospital 3.4 miles
Rowley Regis Hospital 3.7 miles
Guest Hospital 5.2 miles
Reaside Clinic 6.3 miles
Hillis Lodge 6.7 miles
Edward Street Hospital 7.1 miles

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Walton Drive, Stourbridge, DY9 7NZ. The nearest is Robert Hill Opticians, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Robert Hill Opticians 0.6 miles
Julian Hill Opticians 0.6 miles
Sanjeev Singh Sanghera 0.6 miles
Docker & Wilson Ltd 0.6 miles
Specsavers Opticians 0.7 miles
Special Look's Opticians 0.7 miles
Boots-Stourbridge 0.7 miles
Eyewise Opticians 0.8 miles
J & S Bangay 1.5 miles
Vision Express (UK) Ltd 1.8 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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Average Download Speed 45.8Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 106.3Mbps
Average Upload Speed 5.3Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 9.4Mbps
Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 78%
Virgin Media 75.1%
EE/Orange Broadband 74.5%
Vodafone 74.1%
Sky Digital 73.6%
BT Broadband 70.5%
TalkTalk 66.7%
 

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