Area Information for School Street, Largs, Scotland, KA30 8BB

School Street in Largs is in Scotland. The postcode is within the North Coast and Cumbraes ward/electoral division, which is in the UK Parliamentary Constituency of North Ayrshire and Arran. The Scottish Parliament constituency is Cunninghame North. This page combines information for the address School Street, Largs, Scotland, KA30 8BB, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of KA30 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 North Ayrshire
Ward North Coast and Cumbraes
UK Parliamentary Constituency North Ayrshire and Arran
Scottish Parliament Constituency Cunninghame North
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 School Street, Largs, Scotland, KA30 8BB:

Lade Street, Largs, KA30 8AZ
Court Street, Largs, KA30 8BD
Lade Lane, Largs, KA30 8FB
St Colms Place, School Street, Largs, KA30 8DN
Gallowgate Lane, Largs, KA30 8BE
St Columba Court, Largs, KA30 8DW

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about KA30 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about School Street, Largs, Scotland, KA30 8BB 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 School Street, Largs, 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 3
Semi-Detached 1
Terraced 5
Flat (Purpose-Built) 51
Flat (Converted) 4
Residence in Commercial Building 1
Total 65
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing School Street, Largs, Scotland contains a higher than average level of social housing - 40% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 15
Owned with Mortgage 5
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 25
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 0
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 16
Rent Free 1
Total 62

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 52
Two People 5
Three People 3
Four People 2
Five People 0
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 62

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 4
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 15
Total 27

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 North Ayrshire and Arran UK Parliamentary Constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 43% male.

Gender
Male 34
Female 45
Total 79

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. The area around KA30 8BB has a very large concentration of residents that are aged 65+ (at 49% 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 2
5-7 0
8-9 0
10-14 2
15 1
16-17 1
18-19 3
20-24 6
25-29 4
30-44 10
45-59 9
60-64 2
65-74 15
75-84 10
85-89 8
90+ 6
Total 79

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

In the immediate vicinity of KA30 8BB the number widowed residents is high - 28% 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 25
Married 13
Divorced 11
Separated 3
Widowed 22
Same Sex 0
Total 74

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 North Coast and Cumbraes ward shows lower levels of residents that report their health as Good or Very Good (58%) than average, which is usually indicative of areas with older populations or areas of social deprivation.

Health
Very Good 20
Good 26
Fair 22
Bad 9
Very Bad 2
Total 79

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

School Street and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 46% 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.

Due to the way in which census data was collected in Scotland, former SCE Higher Grade, Highers, and Advanced Highers are grouped together as "Highers" in the data below.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 7
HNC, HND, SVQ level 4 or Equivalent 7
Scottish Highers, AS- or A-Level or Equivalent 6
Standard Grade, GCSE or Equivalent 20
No GCSEs or Equivalent 34
Total 74

Ethnic Group Embed This

School Street, Largs, 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 79
Total 79

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 5
Wales 0
Scotland 70
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 0
Other 3
Total 79

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 15
Other Christian 35
No Religion 25
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 4
Total 79

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the North Coast and Cumbraes ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 30% 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 12
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 3
Self Employed 1
Unemployed 5
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 3
Retired 15
Looking After Home or Family 1
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 7
Other 3
Total 50

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
RetailInc. Wholesale 1
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 1
Accommodation and Food 1
Information and Communication 2
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 1
Education 1
HealthInc. Social Work 8
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 1
Total 16
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Below are the details of the closest services to KA30 8BB. 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 KA30 8BB.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to School Street, Largs, Scotland, KA30 8BB. The nearest railway station is Largs, approximately 340 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Largs 340 yards
Fairlie 3.1 miles
Wemyss Bay 5.6 miles
West Kilbride 6.9 miles
Inverkip 7.6 miles
Glengarnock 8.5 miles
Dalry 8.7 miles
IBM (Greenock) 9.4 miles
Lochwinnoch 9.8 miles
Branchton 11 miles
Drumfrochar 11 miles
Ardrossan Harbour 11 miles
Whinhill 11 miles
Ardrossan South Beach 11 miles
Ardrossan Town 11 miles
Greenock West 12 miles
Greenock Central 12 miles
Cartsdyke 12 miles
Kilwinning 12 miles
Bogston 12 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to School Street, Largs, Scotland, KA30 8BB. The nearest is Largs Primary School, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 3 closest secondary schools to School Street, Largs, Scotland, KA30 8BB. The nearest is Largs Academy, approximately 480 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Largs Academy 480 yards
Rothesay Academy 7.6 miles
Garnock Community Campus 8.6 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 6 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to School Street, Largs, Scotland, KA30 8BB. The nearest is Largs Medical Group, approximately 310 yards away. Please consult the facility to check if they are currently accepting new NHS patients.

Name Approximate Distance*
Largs Medical Group 310 yards
Cumbrae Medical Practice 3.7 miles
Dr Rai's Practice 5.1 miles
The Bute Practice 7.7 miles
Kilbirnie Medical Practice 7.8 miles
Dalry Medical Practice 8.3 miles

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 4 closest hospitals to School Street, Largs, Scotland, KA30 8BB. The nearest is Brooksby Day Hospital, approximately 370 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Brooksby Day Hospital 370 yards
Lady Margaret Hospital 3.4 miles
Victoria Hospital Annexe 7.6 miles
Victoria Hospital 7.7 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 KA30 8BB

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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 4 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 17.9Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 22.3Mbps
Average Upload Speed 1Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 1.2Mbps
Superfast Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 76.2%
Zen Internet 75.8%
Post Office 74%
EE Broadband 73.4%
NOW TV 70.8%
Vodafone 70%
Sky Digital 69.2%
BT Broadband 67.4%
Virgin Media 67.4%
TalkTalk 65.2%
 

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