Area Information for London Road, Leicester, LE2 0QB

London Road in Leicester is in the East Midlands region of England. The postcode is within the Castle ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Leicester South. This page combines information for the address London Road, Leicester, LE2 0QB, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of LE2 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 Leicester
Ward Castle
Constituency Leicester South
Region East Midlands
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 London Road, Leicester, LE2 0QB:

Station Street, Leicester, LE2 0GY
Waterloo Way, Leicester, LE2 0QE
Waterloo Way, Leicester, LE2 0QN
Waterloo Way, Leicester, LE2 0QP
London Road, Leicester, LE2 0PD
London Road, Leicester, LE2 0BL

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about LE2 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about London Road, Leicester, LE2 0QB 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 London Road, Leicester 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 4
Semi-Detached 5
Terraced 27
Flat (Purpose-Built) 136
Flat (Converted) 33
Residence in Commercial Building 6
Total 211
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing London Road, Leicester contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 71% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 13
Owned with Mortgage 18
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 4
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 19
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 139
Rent Free 4
Total 197

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 99
Two People 50
Three People 25
Four People 9
Five People 4
Six People 5
Seven People 3
8+ People 2
Total 197

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 27
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 101
C2 - Skilled manual workers 21
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 41
Total 190

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 Leicester South constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 53% male.

Gender
Male 229
Female 204
Total 433

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. This section of the Castle ward has a very large concentration of residents that are aged 18-30. This is most commonly seen in inner city areas that have good entertainment facilities (bars, clubs, theatres etc.) that appeal to this younger demographic.

This type of distribution is also common in the vicinity of higher education facilities, in particular universities.

Age Groups
0-4 12
5-7 5
8-9 3
10-14 6
15 2
16-17 6
18-19 28
20-24 150
25-29 77
30-44 77
45-59 45
60-64 10
65-74 6
75-84 4
85-89 1
90+ 1
Total 433

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

In the immediate vicinity of LE2 0QB there is a large concentration of residents that are single - 64% of the resident population. On average, around 35% of census respondents were single. Areas with large single populations are often in built-up areas, with good entertainment facilities. It is also common to see a younger population in these areas.

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 276
Married 91
Divorced 21
Separated 10
Widowed 7
Same Sex 0
Total 405

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 219
Good 140
Fair 53
Bad 18
Very Bad 3
Total 433

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) 106
Apprenticeship 3
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 95
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 52
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 45
No GCSEs or Equivalent 57
Other 47
Total 405

Ethnic Group Embed This

London Road, Leicester can be considered more ethnically diverse than the UK average. As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with residents of this area being 48% 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 209
Mixed Ethnicity 10
Indian 62
Pakistani 17
Bangladeshi 22
Chinese 26
Other Asian 17
Black African 40
Black Caribbean 11
Other Black/African/Caribbean 3
Other 16
Total 433

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

In this area (London Road, Leicester), only 50% of the residents were born in England, so the majority of the residents of this area were not born in England.

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 215
Wales 2
Scotland 6
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 1
European Union 47
Other 162
Total 433

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 LE2 0QB

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 238
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 50
African Countries 33
Middle East or Asia 52
North America or Caribbean 7
Central America 0
South America 2
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 55

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.

Religion
Christian 162
No Religion 114
Buddhist 2
Hindu 21
Jewish 0
Muslim 110
Sikh 2
Other Religion 5
Not Stated 17
Total 433

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Castle ward showed a higher than average concentration of student residents - 37% of the resident population. On average, around 9.2% of census respondents were students. Male residents were slightly less likely than women to be students. The figures for students include both working and full-time studying students.

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 100
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 35
Self Employed 14
Unemployed 40
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 149
Retired 10
Looking After Home or Family 13
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 25
Other 13
Total 399

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
AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing 1
Manufacturing 19
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 2
Construction 11
RetailInc. Wholesale 33
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 9
Accommodation and Food 17
Information and Communication 8
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 4
Real Estate 2
Professional, Scientific and Technical 16
Administration 7
Public Administration and Defence 9
Education 23
HealthInc. Social Work 12
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 11
Total 185

London Road, Leicester, LE2 0QB is within the Cultural Quarter policing neighbourhood, under the Leicestershire Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In April 2022, 619 crimes were reported within half a mile of LE2 0QB.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 619 crimes committed near London Road
Neighbourhood Team Address Cultural Quarter
74 Belgrave Gate
Leicester
LE1 3GG
Force Website: http://www.leics.police.uk/

Data courtesy of police.uk. See our Data Sources page for more information.

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Below are the details of the closest services to LE2 0QB. 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 LE2 0QB.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 8 closest railway stations to London Road, Leicester, LE2 0QB. The nearest railway station is Leicester, approximately < 50 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Leicester < 50 yards
South Wigston 3.4 miles
Syston 4.7 miles
Narborough 5.3 miles
Sileby 6.9 miles
Barrow-upon-Soar 8.3 miles
Loughborough 11 miles
Hinckley (Leics) 13 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to London Road, Leicester, LE2 0QB. The nearest is Sparkenhoe Community Primary School, approximately 410 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Sparkenhoe Community Primary School 410 yards
    
Highfields Primary School 730 yards
    
Uplands Infant School 810 yards
    
Uplands Junior L.E.A.D Academy 810 yards
    
Medway Community Primary School 850 yards
    
Charnwood Primary School 0.6 miles
    
Hazel Community Primary School 0.7 miles
    
Shenton Primary School 0.8 miles
    
Taylor Road Primary School 0.8 miles
    
Sacred Heart Catholic Voluntary Academy 0.8 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to London Road, Leicester, LE2 0QB. The nearest is Moat Community College, approximately 450 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Moat Community College 450 yards
    
Brook Mead Academy 0.9 miles  
Castle Mead Academy 0.9 miles  
Jameah Academy 1 mile  
Jameah Boys Academy 1 mile  
Madani Boys School 1.1 miles
    
Madani Girls' School 1.1 miles
    
Leicester Islamic Academy 1.2 miles  
Crown Hills Community College 1.5 miles
    
Fullhurst Community College 1.6 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to London Road, Leicester, LE2 0QB. The nearest is Dr R Kapur & Partners, approximately 440 yards 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 London Road, Leicester, LE2 0QB. The nearest is JDRM Dental Care Leicester, approximately 190 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to London Road, Leicester, LE2 0QB. The nearest is Cuh At Leicester Royal Infirmary, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to London Road, Leicester, LE2 0QB. The nearest is St Peter's Eye Clinic, approximately 410 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 LE2 0QB

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 8 reported internet connections. This postcode does feature some residents who are using lines that support speeds of less than 2Mbps.

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Average Download Speed 19.1Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 56.6Mbps
Average Upload Speed 2.9Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 17.4Mbps
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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