Area Information for Orangefield Drive, Prestwick, Scotland, KA9 1HF

Orangefield Drive in Prestwick is in Scotland. The postcode is within the Prestwick ward/electoral division, which is in the UK Parliamentary Constituency of Central Ayrshire. The Scottish Parliament constituency is Ayr. This page combines information for the address Orangefield Drive, Prestwick, Scotland, KA9 1HF, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of KA9 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 South Ayrshire
Ward Prestwick
UK Parliamentary Constituency Central Ayrshire
Scottish Parliament Constituency Ayr
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 Orangefield Drive, Prestwick, Scotland, KA9 1HF:

Orangefield Drive, Prestwick, KA9 1HG
Shaw Farm Court, Prestwick, KA9 1BG
Newdykes Road, Prestwick, KA9 1HA
New Dykes Road, Prestwick, KA9 1HB
Farm Road, Prestwick, KA9 1HD
Manson Avenue, Prestwick, KA9 1EZ

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about KA9 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Orangefield Drive, Prestwick, Scotland, KA9 1HF 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 Orangefield Drive, Prestwick, Scotland consists predominantly of terraced housing, which is common in suburban and inner-city areas. 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 2
Terraced 27
Flat (Purpose-Built) 2
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 34
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

This area consists predominantly of housing where the property is being repaid through a mortgage arrangement. The national average is just under 33%, while in this area it represents 50% of housing spaces.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 6
Owned with Mortgage 17
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 6
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 0
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 3
Rented: Other 2
Rent Free 0
Total 34

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 6
Two People 12
Three People 7
Four People 6
Five People 3
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 34

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 7
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 12
Total 27

Gender Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly 49% male, 51% female. This part of the Prestwick ward however contains significantly more women than average (58%). This can be caused by a number of factors, but amongst the most common are large establishments such as boarding schools and convents, and areas with older populations.

Females on average live longer than males, so are more likely to be found in retirement areas. In general, as people age they move away from city centre addresses to suburbs, smaller towns and rural locations, so these areas often show a greater number of females, with inner city areas showing the opposite trend.

Gender
Male 38
Female 52
Total 90

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

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode KA9 1HF 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.

Relationship Status
Single 26
Married 27
Divorced 7
Separated 3
Widowed 7
Same Sex 0
Total 70

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 56
Good 22
Fair 8
Bad 3
Very Bad 1
Total 90

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

At the time of the 2011 census, across Scotland 26.8% of residents had no qualification, 23.1% had Standard Grade, 14.3% had Highers, 9.7% had HNC/HND, and 26.1% had a degree (or similar).

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 10
Scottish Highers, AS- or A-Level or Equivalent 13
Standard Grade, GCSE or Equivalent 23
No GCSEs or Equivalent 17
Total 70

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Orangefield Drive, Prestwick, 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 98% 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 88
Pakistani 2
Total 90

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 2
Scotland 79
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 1
Other 2
Total 90

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 14
Other Christian 31
No Religion 36
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 1
Sikh 0
Other Religion 1
Not Stated 7
Total 90

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 31
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 9
Self Employed 3
Unemployed 3
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 7
Retired 6
Looking After Home or Family 2
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 3
Other 0
Total 64

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 2
Construction 6
RetailInc. Wholesale 14
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 1
Accommodation and Food 5
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 1
Professional, Scientific and Technical 1
Administration 1
Public Administration and Defence 4
HealthInc. Social Work 10
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 3
Total 48
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Below are the details of the closest services to KA9 1HF. 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 KA9 1HF.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 14 closest railway stations to Orangefield Drive, Prestwick, Scotland, KA9 1HF. The nearest railway station is Prestwick Town, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Prestwick Town 0.6 miles
Prestwick International Airport 0.7 miles
Newton-on-Ayr 2.2 miles
Ayr 3.2 miles
Troon 3.5 miles
Barassie 4.5 miles
Irvine 8.1 miles
Kilmarnock 8.5 miles
Kilmaurs 9.7 miles
Maybole 11 miles
Stevenston 11 miles
Kilwinning 12 miles
Saltcoats 12 miles
Auchinleck 13 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Orangefield Drive, Prestwick, Scotland, KA9 1HF. The nearest is Glenburn Primary School, approximately 430 yards away.

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 7 closest secondary schools to Orangefield Drive, Prestwick, Scotland, KA9 1HF. The nearest is Prestwick Academy, approximately 340 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Prestwick Academy 340 yards
Ayr Academy 3 miles
Kyle Academy 3.1 miles
Marr College 3.7 miles
Wellington School 3.7 miles
Belmont Academy 4 miles
Queen Margaret Academy 4.2 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Orangefield Drive, Prestwick, Scotland, KA9 1HF. The nearest is Kirkhall Surgery, approximately 670 yards 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 Orangefield Drive, Prestwick, Scotland, KA9 1HF. The nearest is Biggart Hospital, approximately 0.7 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Biggart Hospital 0.7 miles
Arrol Park Resource Centre 4 miles
Ailsa Hospital 4.7 miles
University Hospital Ayr 5 miles
Kirklandside Hospital 7.9 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 KA9 1HF

This postcode has support for Ultrafast broadband at one or more premises. Ultrafast broadband is the latest high-speed standard, generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 300Mbps or more - more than enough for even the most demanding household gaming, video calling, video and internet browsing needs. 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 30 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 57.4Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 200Mbps
Average Upload Speed 7.9Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 20Mbps
Ultrafast (300Mbps+) 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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