Area Information for The Broadway, Darkes Lane, Potters Bar, EN6 2HW
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about The Broadway, Darkes Lane, Potters Bar, EN6 2HW 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 33 property sales in The Broadway 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 The Broadway, Darkes Lane, Potters Bar 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.
|Residence in Commercial Building||75|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing The Broadway, Darkes Lane, Potters Bar contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 47% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.
|Owned with Mortgage||16|
|Rented: From Council||1|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||17|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||90|
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||26|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||48|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||12|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||33|
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 Hertsmere constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 43% male.
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
The postcode EN6 2HW 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.
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.
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)||101|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||42|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||45|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||24|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||97|
Ethnic Group Embed This
As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 76% 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.
Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top
In this area (The Broadway, Darkes Lane, Potters Bar), 65% of the residents were born in England, which is significantly below the English average.
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||5|
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 EN6 2HW
|Republic of Ireland||5|
|Europe (including European Union)||33|
|Middle East or Asia||38|
|North America or Caribbean||3|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||0|
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 Potters Bar Furzefield ward showed a higher than average concentration of student residents - 27% 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.
|Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week)||29|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||68|
|Looking After Home or Family||9|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||6|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc.||1|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||9|
|Accommodation and Food||28|
|Information and Communication||7|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||7|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||11|
|Public Administration and Defence||2|
|HealthInc. Social Work||17|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||10|
The Broadway, Darkes Lane, Potters Bar, EN6 2HW is within the Potters Bar and Shenley policing neighbourhood, under the Hertfordshire Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In January 2021, 39 crimes were reported within half a mile of EN6 2HW.
|Crime:||Click here to view 39 crimes committed near The Broadway|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Potters Bar and Shenley
Below are the details of the closest services to EN6 2HW. 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 EN6 2HW.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to The Broadway, Darkes Lane, Potters Bar, EN6 2HW. The nearest railway station is Potters Bar, approximately 220 yards away.
|Potters Bar||220 yards|
|Brookmans Park||1.8 miles|
|Hadley Wood||2 miles|
|Welham Green||2.9 miles|
|New Barnet||3.4 miles|
|Crews Hill||3.8 miles|
|Oakleigh Park||4.2 miles|
|Elstree & Borehamwood||4.7 miles|
|Gordon Hill||4.8 miles|
|Hatfield (Herts)||4.8 miles|
|Enfield Chase||5.3 miles|
|Grange Park||5.5 miles|
|Enfield Town||5.8 miles|
|Winchmore Hill||5.8 miles|
|New Southgate||6 miles|
|Mill Hill Broadway||6.2 miles|
|Palmers Green||6.4 miles|
Nearest Tube/DLR Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to The Broadway, Darkes Lane, Potters Bar, EN6 2HW. The nearest Tube station is High Barnet, approximately 3.1 miles away.
|High Barnet Tube Station||3.1 miles|
|Cockfosters Tube Station||3.6 miles|
|Oakwood Tube Station||4.2 miles|
|Totteridge & Whetstone Tube Station||4.5 miles|
|Southgate Tube Station||5.2 miles|
|Woodside Park Tube Station||5.4 miles|
|Enfield Town Overground Station||5.7 miles|
|West Finchley Tube Station||6 miles|
|Arnos Grove Tube Station||6.1 miles|
|Mill Hill East Tube Station||6.1 miles|
|Turkey Street Overground Station||6.5 miles|
|Bush Hill Park Overground Station||6.5 miles|
|Finchley Central Tube Station||6.6 miles|
|Edgware Tube Station||6.7 miles|
|Theobalds Grove Overground Station||6.8 miles|
|Bounds Green Tube Station||6.8 miles|
|Southbury Overground Station||6.9 miles|
|Stanmore Tube Station||7.1 miles|
|Burnt Oak Tube Station||7.1 miles|
|Cheshunt Overground Station||7.3 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to The Broadway, Darkes Lane, Potters Bar, EN6 2HW. The nearest is Cranborne Primary School, approximately 690 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Cranborne Primary School||690 yards||
|Pope Paul Catholic Primary School||790 yards||
|Ladbrooke Junior Mixed and Infant School||0.6 miles||
|The Wroxham School||0.9 miles||
|Little Heath Primary School||1.1 miles||
|Oakmere Primary School||1.2 miles||
|St Giles' CofE Primary School||1.6 miles||
|Hadley Wood Primary School||2 miles||
|Brookmans Park Primary School||2 miles||
|Northaw Church of England Primary School||2.1 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to The Broadway, Darkes Lane, Potters Bar, EN6 2HW. The nearest is Mount Grace School, approximately 0.7 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Mount Grace School||0.7 miles||
|Dame Alice Owen's School||0.7 miles||
|Chancellor's School||2.2 miles||
|Queen Elizabeth's School, Barnet||2.9 miles||
|Queen Elizabeth's Girls' School||3 miles||
|Ark Pioneer Academy||3.4 miles|
|Hertswood Academy||3.7 miles||
|The Elstree UTC||3.8 miles||
|The Totteridge Academy||3.9 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to The Broadway, Darkes Lane, Potters Bar, EN6 2HW. The nearest is Parkfield Medical Centre, approximately 0.6 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Parkfield Medical Centre||0.6 miles|
|Highview Medical Centre||0.8 miles|
|Annandale Medical Centre||0.8 miles|
|Potterells Medical Centre||2.3 miles|
|The Old Court House Surgery||3 miles|
|Longrove surgery||3.2 miles|
|Addington Medical Centre||3.3 miles|
|Gloucester Road Surgery||3.4 miles|
|The Village Surgery||3.5 miles|
|Cuffley And Goffs Oak Medical Practice||3.5 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to The Broadway, Darkes Lane, Potters Bar, EN6 2HW. The nearest is Leighton House Dental Practice, approximately 260 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Leighton House Dental Practice||260 yards|
|Selbourne Dental Practice||310 yards|
|Greenleaves Dental Practice||0.8 miles|
|Grove Dental Practice||2.6 miles|
|Welham Green Dental Surgery||2.8 miles|
|High Barnet Dental Care||2.9 miles|
|Wood Street Dental Surgery||3 miles|
|Barnet Community Dental Services||3.2 miles|
|Barnet Dental Practice||3.3 miles|
|Mona Lisa Smiles||3.4 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to The Broadway, Darkes Lane, Potters Bar, EN6 2HW. The nearest is Potter Bar Hospital, approximately 0.9 miles away.
|Potter Bar Hospital||0.9 miles|
|Potters Bar Community Hospital||0.9 miles|
|Hadley Wood Hospital||2.9 miles|
|Barnet Hospital||3.2 miles|
|BMI The Kings Oak Hospital||4.2 miles|
|The Kings Oak Private Hospital||4.2 miles|
|Chase Farm Hospital||4.3 miles|
|BMI The Cavell Hospital||4.7 miles|
|Kingsley Green||4.8 miles|
|Ellern Mede Ridgeway||5.3 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to The Broadway, Darkes Lane, Potters Bar, EN6 2HW. The nearest is Eye Care Centre, approximately < 50 yards away.
|Eye Care Centre||< 50 yards|
|Davidson Opticians||360 yards|
|Alexander Kobrin Optometrists||420 yards|
|Boots-Potters Bar||490 yards|
|Eye Deal Eyes Opticians||0.7 miles|
|Steven P Salik Opticians||2.1 miles|
|Barnet Opticians||2.8 miles|
|Specs Direct||2.8 miles|
|Vision Express Barnet||2.8 miles|
|Specsavers Opticians||2.9 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 EN6 2HW
This postcode has support for Ultrafast broadband at one or more premises. Ultrafast broadband is the latest high-speed standard, generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 300Mbps or more - more than enough for even the most demanding household gaming, video calling, video and internet browsing needs. 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 20 reported internet connections. This postcode does feature some residents who are using lines that support speeds of less than 2Mbps.
|Average Download Speed||53.6Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||203Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||10Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||21Mbps|
|Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available||Yes|
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