Area Information for Canal Road, Hereford, HR1 2EA
For information about recent house sales in this postcode, please view our property sales page for HR1 2EA.
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|Catherine Street, Hereford, HR1 2ED|
|Monkmoor Street, Hereford, HR1 2DX|
|Commercial Road, Hereford, HR1 2BD|
|Catherine Court, Catherine Street, Hereford, HR1 2DG|
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Canal Road, Hereford, HR1 2EA 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 16 property sales in Canal Road 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.
|Residence in Commercial Building||7|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Canal Road, Hereford contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 48% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.
|Owned with Mortgage||22|
|Rented: From Council||5|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||18|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||65|
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||12|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||28|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||29|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||60|
Gender Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly 49% male, 51% female. The local area around HR1 2EA however is predominantly male (56%). This can be caused by a number of factors, but amongst the most common are: areas associated with nearby higher education, areas that contain large establishments such as boarding schools, and areas with younger populations (females on average live longer than males, so are more likely to be found in retirement areas).
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 HR1 2EA 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)||49|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||27|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||54|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||44|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||49|
Ethnic Group Embed This
As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 91% 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 (Canal Road, Hereford), 59% 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||1|
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 HR1 2EA
|Republic of Ireland||3|
|Europe (including European Union)||86|
|Middle East or Asia||17|
|North America or Caribbean||1|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||1|
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 Widemarsh ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in full-time employment - 53% of the resident population. On average, around 38.4% of census respondents were in full-time employment.
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)||36|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||27|
|Looking After Home or Family||6|
|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.
|AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing||8|
|Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc.||2|
|Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management||1|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||3|
|Accommodation and Food||15|
|Information and Communication||3|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||3|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||9|
|Public Administration and Defence||8|
|HealthInc. Social Work||29|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||8|
Canal Road, Hereford, HR1 2EA is within the Hereford City Southside and Rural Southside policing neighbourhood, under the West Mercia Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In November 2019, 290 crimes were reported within half a mile of HR1 2EA.
|Crime:||Click here to view 290 crimes committed near Canal Road|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Hereford City Southside and Rural Southside
Below are the details of the closest services to HR1 2EA. 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 HR1 2EA.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 4 closest railway stations to Canal Road, Hereford, HR1 2EA. The nearest railway station is Hereford, approximately 310 yards away.
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Canal Road, Hereford, HR1 2EA. The nearest is St Thomas Cantilupe CofE Academy, approximately 190 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|St Thomas Cantilupe CofE Academy||190 yards|
|Lord Scudamore Primary Academy||0.5 miles|
|St James' CofE Primary School||0.6 miles|
|St Francis Xavier's Primary School||0.7 miles|
|Broadlands Primary School||0.7 miles|
|Holmer CofE Academy||0.8 miles|
|St Martin's Primary School||0.9 miles|
|Riverside Primary School||1 mile|
|Our Lady's RC Primary School||1.1 miles|
|Hampton Dene Primary School||1.1 miles|
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 7 closest secondary schools to Canal Road, Hereford, HR1 2EA. The nearest is Aylestone School, approximately 0.8 miles away.
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Canal Road, Hereford, HR1 2EA. The nearest is Cantilupe Surgery, approximately 500 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Cantilupe Surgery||500 yards|
|Wargrave House Surgery||500 yards|
|Aylestone Hill Surgery||520 yards|
|Sarum House Surgery||680 yards|
|Moorfield House Surgery||690 yards|
|King Street Surgery||780 yards|
|Greyfriars Surgery||0.5 miles|
|South Wye Medical Centre||0.8 miles|
|Quay House Medical Centre||1.3 miles|
|The Hampton Dene Surgery||1.4 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Canal Road, Hereford, HR1 2EA. The nearest is The Willows, approximately 300 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|The Willows||300 yards|
|Kyrle Street Dental Practice||300 yards|
|mydentist, Commercial Street, Hereford||360 yards|
|Brighton Villa Dental Surgery||380 yards|
|Gaol Street Dental Access Centre||490 yards|
|mydentist, St Owen Street, Hereford||490 yards|
|Collins House Dental Surgery||500 yards|
|Evans, Morton & Evans (Orthodontics)||710 yards|
|St Owen Dental Studio||770 yards|
|Bupa Dental Care, Hereford||0.8 miles|
Listed here are the 6 closest hospitals to Canal Road, Hereford, HR1 2EA. The nearest is Hereford County Hospital, approximately 190 yards away.
Listed here are the 6 closest opticians to Canal Road, Hereford, HR1 2EA. The nearest is Boots-Hereford - Commercial St, approximately 380 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 HR1 2EA
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 10 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||33.5Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||80Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||7.6Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||20Mbps|
|Superfast Broadband Available||Yes|
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