Area Information for Sidegate Lane, Ipswich, IP4 3EF

Sidegate Lane in Ipswich is in the Eastern region of England. The postcode is within the Rushmere ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Ipswich. This page combines information for the address Sidegate Lane, Ipswich, IP4 3EF, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of IP4 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 Ipswich
Ward Rushmere
Constituency Ipswich
Region Eastern
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 Sidegate Lane, Ipswich, IP4 3EF:

Sidegate Lane, Ipswich, IP4 3EG
Angus Close, Ipswich, IP4 3EL
Humber Doucy Lane, Ipswich, IP4 3QA
Sidegate Lane, Ipswich, IP4 3DX
Lanark Road, Ipswich, IP4 3EJ
Humber Doucy Lane, Ipswich, IP4 3PY

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about IP4 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Sidegate Lane, Ipswich, IP4 3EF 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 Sidegate Lane, Ipswich 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 115
Semi-Detached 5
Terraced 1
Flat (Purpose-Built) 2
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 123
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Sidegate Lane, Ipswich contains a higher than average level of social housing - 79% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 13
Owned with Mortgage 1
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 95
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 1
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 2
Rented: Other 1
Rent Free 8
Total 121

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 61
Two People 55
Three People 4
Four People 1
Five People 0
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 121

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 2
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 6
C2 - Skilled manual workers 11
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 23
Total 42

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 Ipswich constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 43% male.

Male 81
Female 106
Total 187

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. The area around IP4 3EF has a very large concentration of residents that are aged 65+ (at 56% of the resident population). This is most commonly seen in rural and small town areas, and areas of natural beauty that appeal to older demographic.

This type of distribution is also seen in areas that contain large retirement complexes and care homes.

Age Groups
0-4 1
5-7 0
8-9 1
10-14 0
15 1
16-17 1
18-19 1
20-24 1
25-29 6
30-44 9
45-59 33
60-64 29
65-74 50
75-84 33
85-89 16
90+ 5
Total 187

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

In the immediate vicinity of IP4 3EF the number widowed residents is high - 23% of the area's population. This may be indicative of an older population, and these areas often contain more women than men as a result.

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 28
Married 79
Divorced 26
Separated 8
Widowed 43
Same Sex 0
Total 184

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 Rushmere ward shows lower levels of residents that report their health as Good or Very Good (35%) than average, which is usually indicative of areas with older populations or areas of social deprivation.

Very Good 20
Good 46
Fair 58
Bad 42
Very Bad 21
Total 187

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

Sidegate Lane and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 64% 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) 16
Apprenticeship 7
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 6
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 9
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 21
No GCSEs or Equivalent 118
Other 7
Total 184

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Sidegate Lane, Ipswich) 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 95% 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 178
Mixed Ethnicity 2
Indian 1
Pakistani 1
Chinese 2
Other Asian 1
Black Caribbean 2
Total 187

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 172
Wales 0
Scotland 0
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 1
European Union 6
Other 8
Total 187

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 IP4 3EF

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 99
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 2
African Countries 0
Middle East or Asia 1
North America or Caribbean 1
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 84

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 140
No Religion 29
Buddhist 1
Hindu 1
Jewish 0
Muslim 1
Sikh 0
Other Religion 1
Not Stated 14
Total 187

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Rushmere ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 45% 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 17
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 14
Self Employed 3
Unemployed 1
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 2
Retired 59
Looking After Home or Family 7
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 24
Other 3
Total 130

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 4
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 1
Construction 1
RetailInc. Wholesale 8
Accommodation and Food 2
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 1
Real Estate 1
Administration 6
Public Administration and Defence 2
Education 4
HealthInc. Social Work 4
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 2
Total 36

Sidegate Lane, Ipswich, IP4 3EF is within the Ipswich East policing neighbourhood, under the Suffolk Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.

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Below are the details of the closest services to IP4 3EF. 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 IP4 3EF.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 16 closest railway stations to Sidegate Lane, Ipswich, IP4 3EF. The nearest railway station is Westerfield, approximately 1.1 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Westerfield 1.1 miles
Derby Road (Ipswich) 1.6 miles
Ipswich 2.4 miles
Woodbridge 5.6 miles
Melton (Suffolk) 6.7 miles
Needham Market 7.9 miles
Trimley 8.7 miles
Harwich International 9.1 miles
Wrabness 9.3 miles
Harwich Town 9.8 miles
Mistley 11 miles
Felixstowe 11 miles
Dovercourt 11 miles
Wickham Market 11 miles
Manningtree 11 miles
Stowmarket 12 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Sidegate Lane, Ipswich, IP4 3EF. The nearest is Rushmere Hall Primary School, approximately 240 yards away.

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Sidegate Lane, Ipswich, IP4 3EF. The nearest is Northgate High School, approximately 620 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Northgate High School 620 yards
St Alban's Catholic High School 0.8 miles
Copleston High School 1.3 miles
Ormiston Endeavour Academy 2.3 miles
Kesgrave High School 2.4 miles
Stoke High School - Ormiston Academy 2.7 miles
Westbourne Academy 2.9 miles
Ipswich Academy 3 miles
Chantry Academy 3.2 miles
Claydon High School 3.9 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Sidegate Lane, Ipswich, IP4 3EF. The nearest is Two Rivers Medical Centre, approximately 0.9 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 Sidegate Lane, Ipswich, IP4 3EF. The nearest is Woodbridge Dental Surgery Ltd, approximately 0.9 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 9 closest hospitals to Sidegate Lane, Ipswich, IP4 3EF. The nearest is Ipswich Hospital, approximately 1.2 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Sidegate Lane, Ipswich, IP4 3EF. The nearest is Primesight Opticians, approximately 0.9 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Primesight Opticians 0.9 miles
A J Rawling 1.7 miles
Armstrong & North Ltd 1.7 miles
Eyedeal Opticians 1.7 miles
Vision Express 1.7 miles
Boots-Ipswich - Upper Brook St 1.8 miles
Specsavers Opticians 1.8 miles
H E Kersey 1.8 miles
Boots-Ipswich - Tavern St 1.8 miles
Kite Opticians 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.