Area Information for Broughton Road, Leicester, LE2 6NE

Broughton Road in Leicester is in the East Midlands region of England. The postcode is within the Saffron ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Leicester South. This page combines information for the address Broughton Road, Leicester, LE2 6NE, 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.

For information about recent house sales in this postcode, please view our property sales page for LE2 6NE.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Leicester
Ward Saffron
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 Broughton Road, Leicester, LE2 6NE:

Elston Fields, Leicester, LE2 6NH
North End Close, Leicester, LE2 6NX
The Crossway, Leicester, LE2 6QW
Fayrhurst Road, Leicester, LE2 6NP
Marriott Road, Leicester, LE2 6NS
Gedge Way, Leicester, LE2 6NQ

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 Broughton Road, Leicester, LE2 6NE 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

We have found 4 property sales in Broughton Road since the beginning of 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 Broughton Road, Leicester consists predominantly of semi-detached housing, which can be an indicator of an affluent neighbourhood. 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 6
Semi-Detached 107
Terraced 4
Flat (Purpose-Built) 2
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 119
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Broughton Road, Leicester contains a higher than average level of social housing - 77% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 7
Owned with Mortgage 16
Shared Ownership 1
Rented: From Council 87
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 5
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1
Rent Free 2
Total 119

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 16
Two People 43
Three People 22
Four People 15
Five People 11
Six People 5
Seven People 4
8+ People 3
Total 119

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 5
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 13
C2 - Skilled manual workers 22
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 49
Total 89

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 44% male.

Male 161
Female 206
Total 367

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

The area around LE2 6NE has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 30% of the resident population). This is commonly seen in suburban neighbourhoods, and sometiems in areas of high social housing.

Age Groups
0-4 23
5-7 14
8-9 13
10-14 52
15 7
16-17 18
18-19 13
20-24 22
25-29 17
30-44 64
45-59 74
60-64 8
65-74 17
75-84 19
85-89 5
90+ 1
Total 367

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode LE2 6NE 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 128
Married 77
Divorced 25
Separated 11
Widowed 17
Same Sex 0
Total 258

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.

Very Good 150
Good 130
Fair 53
Bad 24
Very Bad 10
Total 367

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

Broughton Road and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 55% 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) 17
Apprenticeship 4
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 16
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 25
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 40
No GCSEs or Equivalent 141
Other 15
Total 258

Ethnic Group Embed This

As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 78% white.

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 286
Mixed Ethnicity 11
Indian 12
Bangladeshi 8
Chinese 1
Other Asian 21
Black African 11
Black Caribbean 9
Other Black/African/Caribbean 3
Other 5
Total 367

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 310
Wales 1
Scotland 3
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 2
European Union 4
Other 46
Total 367

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 6NE

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 187
Republic of Ireland 2
Europe (including European Union) 2
African Countries 8
Middle East or Asia 4
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 1
None 165

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 145
No Religion 152
Buddhist 2
Hindu 4
Jewish 0
Muslim 33
Sikh 8
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 23
Total 367

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 56
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 36
Self Employed 1
Unemployed 26
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 29
Retired 19
Looking After Home or Family 21
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 30
Other 15
Total 233

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 16
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 1
Construction 1
RetailInc. Wholesale 15
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 5
Accommodation and Food 11
Information and Communication 1
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 4
Professional, Scientific and Technical 2
Administration 9
Public Administration and Defence 1
Education 9
HealthInc. Social Work 19
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 5
Total 99

Broughton Road, Leicester, LE2 6NE is within the Freemen policing neighbourhood, under the Leicestershire Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.

Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view crimes committed near Broughton Road
Neighbourhood Team Address Freemen
Bull Head Street
LE18 1WX
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Below are the details of the closest services to LE2 6NE. 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 6NE.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 7 closest railway stations to Broughton Road, Leicester, LE2 6NE. The nearest railway station is South Wigston, approximately 1.3 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
South Wigston 1.3 miles
Leicester 2.1 miles
Narborough 3.5 miles
Syston 6.9 miles
Sileby 9 miles
Barrow-upon-Soar 11 miles
Hinckley (Leics) 11 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Broughton Road, Leicester, LE2 6NE. The nearest is Marriott Primary School, approximately 80 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Marriott Primary School 80 yards
Montrose School 860 yards
Holy Cross Catholic School, a Voluntary Academy 860 yards
Granby Primary School 0.7 miles
Knighton Mead Primary Academy 0.7 miles
Eyres Monsell Primary School 0.8 miles
Water Leys Primary School 0.9 miles
Fairfield Community Primary School 1 mile
Overdale Infant School 1.1 miles
Overdale Junior School 1.1 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Broughton Road, Leicester, LE2 6NE. The nearest is The Lancaster Academy, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
The Lancaster Academy 0.6 miles
Sir Jonathan North College 0.7 miles
South Wigston High School 1.5 miles
Wigston College 1.6 miles
Wigston Academy 1.6 miles
Leicester Islamic Academy 1.7 miles  
Leicester High School for Girls 1.8 miles  
Fullhurst Community College 1.8 miles
Moat Community College 2.3 miles
The Winstanley School 2.3 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Broughton Road, Leicester, LE2 6NE. The nearest is Saffron Health, approximately 290 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 Broughton Road, Leicester, LE2 6NE. The nearest is Somani, K J, approximately 490 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Name Approximate Distance*
Somani, K J 490 yards
Total Dental Care 810 yards
Aylestone House Dental Practice 0.8 miles
Brookview Dental 0.8 miles
Moti Smile Design Centre 0.9 miles
Knighton Dental Practice 1 mile
M R Lechki 1.3 miles
Glen Parva Dental Practice 1.4 miles
SplenDental Care 1.4 miles

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Broughton Road, Leicester, LE2 6NE. The nearest is Stoneygate Eye Hospital, approximately 1.7 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Broughton Road, Leicester, LE2 6NE. The nearest is Saffron Eyecare, approximately 390 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Saffron Eyecare 390 yards
Zarj Eyecare 0.8 miles
SASK Optics Ltd 0.9 miles
Sask Optics 1.4 miles
Peter Jackson Associates 1.4 miles
Farmilo Optometrists 1.5 miles
Eyes Right Opticians 1.5 miles
S I Opticals 1.6 miles
Eyecheck & Scrivens Opticians Wigston 1.6 miles
Optivision Opticians 1.7 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 LE2 6NE

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 33 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 95.2Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 345Mbps
Average Upload Speed 13.6Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 34Mbps
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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