Area Information for Beech Street, Leicester, LE5 0DF

Beech Street in Leicester is in the East Midlands region of England. The postcode is within the North Evington ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Leicester East. This page combines information for the address Beech Street, Leicester, LE5 0DF, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of LE5 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 LE5 0DF.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Leicester
Ward North Evington
Constituency Leicester East
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 Beech Street, Leicester, LE5 0DF:

Forest Road, Leicester, LE5 0DG
Redwood Walk, Leicester, LE5 0FP
Forest Road, Leicester, LE5 0DU
Redwood Walk, Leicester, LE5 0FN
Ash Street, Leicester, LE5 0DA
Forest Road, Leicester, LE5 0DW

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about LE5 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Beech Street, Leicester, LE5 0DF 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 one property sale in Beech Street 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 Beech Street, Leicester 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 14
Semi-Detached 19
Terraced 96
Flat (Purpose-Built) 21
Flat (Converted) 4
Residence in Commercial Building 15
Total 169
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Beech Street, Leicester contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 47% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 22
Owned with Mortgage 30
Shared Ownership 2
Rented: From Council 6
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 24
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 69
Rented: Other 5
Rent Free 1
Total 159

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 34
Two People 42
Three People 27
Four People 32
Five People 14
Six People 5
Seven People 3
8+ People 2
Total 159

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 8
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 33
C2 - Skilled manual workers 23
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 85
Total 149

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 East constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 46% male.

Gender
Male 215
Female 250
Total 465

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

The area around LE5 0DF has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 33% of the resident population). This is commonly seen in suburban neighbourhoods, and sometiems in areas of high social housing.

Age Groups
0-4 50
5-7 25
8-9 17
10-14 49
15 11
16-17 22
18-19 16
20-24 21
25-29 43
30-44 119
45-59 64
60-64 13
65-74 13
75-84 2
85-89 0
90+ 0
Total 465

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode LE5 0DF 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 114
Married 146
Divorced 27
Separated 16
Widowed 10
Same Sex 0
Total 313

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 227
Good 163
Fair 52
Bad 18
Very Bad 5
Total 465

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) 46
Apprenticeship 1
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 30
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 33
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 47
No GCSEs or Equivalent 106
Other 50
Total 313

Ethnic Group Embed This

Beech Street, 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 20% 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 93
Mixed Ethnicity 29
Indian 182
Pakistani 20
Other Asian 12
Black African 67
Black Caribbean 9
Other Black/African/Caribbean 34
Other 19
Total 465

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

In this area (Beech Street, Leicester), only 46% 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 212
Wales 0
Scotland 1
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 3
European Union 49
Other 199
Total 465

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 LE5 0DF

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 258
Republic of Ireland 3
Europe (including European Union) 100
African Countries 10
Middle East or Asia 61
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 38

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 130
No Religion 45
Buddhist 1
Hindu 42
Jewish 0
Muslim 202
Sikh 11
Other Religion 1
Not Stated 33
Total 465

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 99
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 48
Self Employed 11
Unemployed 34
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 37
Retired 19
Looking After Home or Family 37
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 15
Other 11
Total 311

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 40
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 2
Construction 4
RetailInc. Wholesale 32
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 7
Accommodation and Food 13
Information and Communication 1
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 7
Real Estate 1
Professional, Scientific and Technical 2
Administration 9
Public Administration and Defence 7
Education 11
HealthInc. Social Work 20
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 6
Total 162

Beech Street, Leicester, LE5 0DF is within the Northfields, Tailby and Morton policing neighbourhood, under the Leicestershire Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In July 2019, 132 crimes were reported within half a mile of LE5 0DF.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 132 crimes committed near Beech Street
Neighbourhood Team Address Northfields, Tailby and Morton
Colin Grundy Drive
Off Keyham Lane
Leicester
LE5 1FY
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 LE5 0DF. 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 LE5 0DF.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 8 closest railway stations to Beech Street, Leicester, LE5 0DF. The nearest railway station is Leicester, approximately 1.1 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Leicester 1.1 miles
Syston 3.7 miles
South Wigston 4.4 miles
Sileby 6.1 miles
Narborough 6.4 miles
Barrow upon Soar 7.5 miles
Loughborough (Leics) 11 miles
Melton Mowbray 13 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Beech Street, Leicester, LE5 0DF. The nearest is Green Lane Infant School, approximately 320 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Green Lane Infant School 320 yards
    
Bridge Junior School 470 yards
    
Shenton Primary School 540 yards
    
Sacred Heart Catholic Voluntary Academy 550 yards
    
Catherine Infant School 700 yards
    
Charnwood Primary School 830 yards
    
St Barnabas CofE Primary School 0.5 miles
    
Catherine Junior School 0.5 miles
    
Merrydale Infant School 0.6 miles
    
Taylor Road Primary School 0.6 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Beech Street, Leicester, LE5 0DF. The nearest is Moat Community College, approximately 0.8 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Moat Community College 0.8 miles
    
Madani Boys School 1.1 miles
    
Madani Girls' School 1.1 miles
    
Soar Valley College 1.2 miles
    
Crown Hills Community College 1.3 miles
    
Rushey Mead Academy 1.3 miles
    
Castle Mead Academy 1.6 miles  
St Paul's Catholic School, a Voluntary Academy 2 miles
    
English Martyrs' Catholic School, A Voluntary Academy 2.2 miles
    
Judgemeadow Community College 2.3 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Beech Street, Leicester, LE5 0DF. The nearest is Heron GP Practice, approximately 280 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 Beech Street, Leicester, LE5 0DF. The nearest is Cooil, J G, approximately 250 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 5 closest hospitals to Beech Street, Leicester, LE5 0DF. The nearest is Leicester General Hospital, approximately 1.5 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Beech Street, Leicester, LE5 0DF. The nearest is HomeVisit Opticians, approximately 250 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 LE5 0DF

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 1 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 30.4Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 50Mbps
Average Upload Speed 2.1Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 3Mbps
Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 78%
Virgin Media 75.1%
EE/Orange Broadband 74.5%
Vodafone 74.1%
Sky Digital 73.6%
BT Broadband 70.5%
TalkTalk 66.7%
 

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