Area Information for Low Glencairn Street, Kilmarnock, Scotland, KA1 4HH

Low Glencairn Street in Kilmarnock is in Scotland. The postcode is within the Kilmarnock West and Crosshouse ward/electoral division, which is in the UK Parliamentary Constituency of Kilmarnock and Loudoun. The Scottish Parliament constituency is Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley. This page combines information for the address Low Glencairn Street, Kilmarnock, Scotland, KA1 4HH, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of KA1 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 Area
Local Authority East Ayrshire
Ward Kilmarnock West and Crosshouse
UK Parliamentary Constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Scottish Parliament Constituency Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley
Country Scotland


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 Low Glencairn Street, Kilmarnock, Scotland, KA1 4HH:

Old Street, Kilmarnock, KA1 4DS
Greenholm Street, Kilmarnock, KA1 4DJ
Willock Street, Kilmarnock, KA1 4HE
Campbell Street, Kilmarnock, KA1 4HL
Campbell Street, Kilmarnock, KA1 4HW
Academy Street, Kilmarnock, KA1 4DT

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about KA1 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Low Glencairn Street, Kilmarnock, Scotland, KA1 4HH 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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Housing Types Embed This

The area containing Low Glencairn Street, Kilmarnock, Scotland 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.

Housing Types
Detached 1
Semi-Detached 1
Terraced 4
Flat (Purpose-Built) 48
Flat (Converted) 0
Residence in Commercial Building 10
Total 64
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Low Glencairn Street, Kilmarnock, Scotland contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 40% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 10
Owned with Mortgage 10
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 12
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 0
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 19
Rented: Other 4
Rent Free 3
Total 58

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 38
Two People 14
Three People 4
Four People 2
Five People 0
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 58

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 0
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 10
C2 - Skilled manual workers 9
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 49% male, 51% female. The local area around KA1 4HH however is predominantly male (60%). 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).

Gender
Male 52
Female 34
Total 86

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 4
5-7 0
8-9 0
10-14 2
15 0
16-17 1
18-19 2
20-24 15
25-29 5
30-44 13
45-59 14
60-64 9
65-74 14
75-84 3
85-89 3
90+ 1
Total 86

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The number of residents who are separated in KA1 4HH is high - 9% of the area's population. This contrasts with a national average of just 2.7%.

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 36
Married 18
Divorced 11
Separated 8
Widowed 7
Same Sex 0
Total 80

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 33
Good 29
Fair 15
Bad 6
Very Bad 3
Total 86

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) 8
Apprenticeship 0
2+ A Levels 8
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 16
1-4 GCSEs 17
No GCSEs 31
Total 80

Ethnic Group Embed This

Low Glencairn Street, Kilmarnock, Scotland 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 exclusively 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 86
Total 86

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

At the time of the 2011 census, approximately 83.3% of the resident population of Scotland were born in Scotland. The other groups were 8.7% English, 0.3% Welsh, 0.7% Northern Irish, 0.4% from the Republic of Ireland, 2.6% from other European Union countries, and 4% from outside of Europe.

Country of Birth
England 6
Wales 0
Scotland 78
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 1
European Union 0
Other 1
Total 86

Religion Embed This Back to Top

Scotland is primarily a Christian country, with 15.9% of residents Catholic, 37.9% other Christians, and 2.5% other religions. Approximately 36.7% of residents state that they have no religion or are Atheist, while 7% did not state their religious views.

Religion
Catholic 9
Other Christian 31
No Religion 39
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 2
Not Stated 5
Total 86

Economic Activity Embed This

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 25
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 10
Self Employed 2
Unemployed 10
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 5
Retired 13
Looking After Home or Family 2
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 4
Other 2
Total 73

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
Mining/Quarrying 1
Manufacturing 5
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 1
Construction 2
RetailInc. Wholesale 10
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 2
Accommodation and Food 4
Information and Communication 2
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 1
Professional, Scientific and Technical 1
Administration 2
Education 1
HealthInc. Social Work 5
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 2
Total 39
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Below are the details of the closest services to KA1 4HH. 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 KA1 4HH.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 18 closest railway stations to Low Glencairn Street, Kilmarnock, Scotland, KA1 4HH. The nearest railway station is Kilmarnock, approximately 1 mile away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Kilmarnock 1 mile
Kilmaurs 3 miles
Stewarton 5.9 miles
Barassie 6.5 miles
Irvine 7 miles
Troon 7.2 miles
Prestwick Intl Airport 7.6 miles
Dunlop 8 miles
Prestwick 8.1 miles
Kilwinning 9.2 miles
Newton-on-Ayr 9.9 miles
Stevenston 11 miles
Ayr 11 miles
Dalry 12 miles
Saltcoats 12 miles
Auchinleck 12 miles
Glengarnock 12 miles
Ardrossan South Beach 13 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Low Glencairn Street, Kilmarnock, Scotland, KA1 4HH. The nearest is Loanhead Primary School, approximately 0.7 miles away.

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Low Glencairn Street, Kilmarnock, Scotland, KA1 4HH. The nearest is Kilmarnock Academy, approximately 0.8 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Kilmarnock Academy 0.8 miles
Grange Academy 0.9 miles
St Joseph's Academy 1.4 miles
James Hamilton Academy 1.5 miles
Loudoun Academy 4.6 miles
Greenwood Academy 5.3 miles
Stewarton Academy 5.9 miles
Marr College 6.7 miles
Irvine Royal Academy 7.3 miles
Prestwick Academy 7.8 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Low Glencairn Street, Kilmarnock, Scotland, KA1 4HH. The nearest is The Wards Medical Centre, approximately 0.6 miles away. Please consult the facility to check if they are currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 5 closest hospitals to Low Glencairn Street, Kilmarnock, Scotland, KA1 4HH. The nearest is Kirklandside Hospital, approximately 1 mile 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 KA1 4HH

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 4 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 15.7Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 36.8Mbps
Average Upload Speed 2.9Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 8.8Mbps
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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