Area Information for Beechfield Avenue, Skelmanthorpe, Huddersfield, HD8 9BZ

Beechfield Avenue in Skelmanthorpe is in the Yorkshire and The Humber region of England. The postcode is within the Denby Dale ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Dewsbury. This page combines information for the address Beechfield Avenue, Skelmanthorpe, Huddersfield, HD8 9BZ, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of HD8 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 HD8 9BZ.

Basic Information

Area Type Small Town or Fringe Area
Local Authority Kirklees
Ward Denby Dale
Constituency Dewsbury
Region Yorkshire and The Humber
Country England


About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Beechfield Avenue, Skelmanthorpe, Huddersfield, HD8 9BZ 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 32 property sales in Beechfield Avenue 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 Beechfield Avenue, Skelmanthorpe, Huddersfield 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 124
Semi-Detached 18
Terraced 6
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 149
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

This area consists predominantly of housing where the property is owned outright - higher than the national average of just over 30%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 101
Owned with Mortgage 41
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 2
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 0
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 4
Rent Free 0
Total 148

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 34
Two People 79
Three People 13
Four People 16
Five People 6
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 148

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 27
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 25
C2 - Skilled manual workers 16
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 4
Total 72

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 Dewsbury constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 50% male.

Gender
Male 163
Female 162
Total 325

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 9
5-7 5
8-9 3
10-14 12
15 3
16-17 5
18-19 7
20-24 13
25-29 6
30-44 38
45-59 69
60-64 40
65-74 67
75-84 34
85-89 10
90+ 4
Total 325

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

In the immediate vicinity of HD8 9BZ there is a very large concentration of residents that are married - 65% of the resident population. On average, around 47% of census respondents were single. Areas with large married populations are often in suburban settings. They may have a larger number of children if they are couples start families, but this is also often an indicator of an area popular with retirees, particularly where the amount of widowed people is also high. Residents of these areas tend to be more affluent and settled than areas with high concentrations of single people.

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 40
Married 212
Divorced 10
Separated 3
Widowed 27
Same Sex 1
Total 293

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.

Health
Very Good 131
Good 128
Fair 51
Bad 14
Very Bad 1
Total 325

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, and Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 111
Apprenticeship 16
2+ A Levels 32
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 38
1-4 GCSEs 30
No GCSEs 56
Other 10
Total 293

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Beechfield Avenue, Skelmanthorpe, Huddersfield) 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 99% 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 323
Mixed Ethnicity 2
Total 325

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 306
Wales 7
Scotland 5
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 2
European Union 2
Other 2
Total 325

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 HD8 9BZ

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 295
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) 1
None 28

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 246
No Religion 59
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 1
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 19
Total 325

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Denby Dale ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 37% 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 74
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 29
Self Employed 18
Unemployed 4
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 15
Retired 90
Looking After Home or Family 7
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 3
Other 5
Total 245

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 19
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 1
Construction 12
RetailInc. Wholesale 20
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 2
Accommodation and Food 3
Information and Communication 3
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 5
Real Estate 5
Professional, Scientific and Technical 7
Administration 1
Public Administration and Defence 7
Education 24
HealthInc. Social Work 14
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 4
Total 128

Beechfield Avenue, Skelmanthorpe, Huddersfield, HD8 9BZ is within the Rural policing neighbourhood, under the West Yorkshire 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 Beechfield Avenue
Neighbourhood Team Address Rural
Holmfirth Police Station
Huddersfield Road
Holmfirth
HD9 3JL
Website: http://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/my-neighbourhood/kirklees/rural/contacts

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 Skelmanthorpe. 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 HD8 9BZ.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Beechfield Avenue, Skelmanthorpe, Huddersfield, HD8 9BZ. The nearest railway station is Denby Dale, approximately 1.3 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Denby Dale 1.3 miles
Shepley 2.2 miles
Stocksmoor 2.9 miles
Penistone 4.6 miles
Brockholes 4.9 miles
Darton 4.9 miles
Silkstone Common 5.3 miles
Honley 5.4 miles
Dodworth 5.9 miles
Mirfield 5.9 miles
Ravensthorpe 5.9 miles
Berry Brow 6.2 miles
Huddersfield 6.8 miles
Deighton 6.8 miles
Lockwood 6.9 miles
Dewsbury 7.1 miles
Barnsley 7.6 miles
Batley 8.4 miles
Sandal & Agbrigg 8.6 miles
Wakefield Westgate 8.8 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Beechfield Avenue, Skelmanthorpe, Huddersfield, HD8 9BZ. The nearest is St Aidan's Church of England Academy, approximately 180 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
St Aidan's Church of England Academy 180 yards
    
Skelmanthorpe Academy 480 yards
    
Denby Dale First and Nursery School 0.8 miles
    
Scissett Church of England Academy 1.1 miles
    
Cumberworth Church of England Voluntary Aided First School 1.7 miles
    
Kaye's First and Nursery School 1.7 miles
    
Shelley First School 2 miles
    
Emley First School 2 miles
    
Denby Church of England Voluntary Aided First School 2.1 miles
    
Shepley First School 2.4 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Beechfield Avenue, Skelmanthorpe, Huddersfield, HD8 9BZ. The nearest is Shelley College, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Shelley College 0.6 miles
    
Penistone Grammar School 4 miles
    
Darton Academy 4.3 miles  
King James's School 4.6 miles
    
Holmfirth High School 4.9 miles
    
Thornhill Community Academy 5 miles
    
Honley High School 5.5 miles
    
Rida Girls' High School 5.9 miles  
Newsome High School 6.3 miles
    
Netherhall Learning Campus High School 6.3 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Beechfield Avenue, Skelmanthorpe, Huddersfield, HD8 9BZ. The nearest is Skelmanthorpe Family Doctors, approximately 200 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 Beechfield Avenue, Skelmanthorpe, Huddersfield, HD8 9BZ. The nearest is Skelmanthorpe Dental Practice, approximately 310 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 7 closest hospitals to Beechfield Avenue, Skelmanthorpe, Huddersfield, HD8 9BZ. The nearest is Holmevalley Memorial Hospital, approximately 5.5 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Beechfield Avenue, Skelmanthorpe, Huddersfield, HD8 9BZ. The nearest is Auckland Opticians Limited, approximately 310 yards 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.


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Broadband in HD8 9BZ

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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 41 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 29.8Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 75.2Mbps
Average Upload Speed 7.2Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 20Mbps
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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