Area Information for George Street, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8DL

George Street in Shaw is in the North West region of England. The postcode is within the Shaw ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Oldham East and Saddleworth. This page combines information for the address George Street, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8DL, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of OL2 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 OL2 8DL.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Oldham
Ward Shaw
Constituency Oldham East and Saddleworth
Region North West
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 George Street, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8DL:

Pennine Vale, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8DH
Haddon Way, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8DZ
George Street, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8DJ
Chatsworth Close, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8EB
Miller Meadow Close, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8DT
Harewood Road, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8EA

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about OL2 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about George Street, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8DL 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 9 property sales in George 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 George Street, Shaw, Oldham 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 7
Semi-Detached 91
Terraced 26
Flat (Purpose-Built) 0
Flat (Converted) 1
Total 125
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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 51% of housing spaces.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 48
Owned with Mortgage 63
Shared Ownership 1
Rented: From Council 2
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 1
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 8
Rent Free 0
Total 123

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 35
Two People 42
Three People 25
Four People 16
Five People 4
Six People 1
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 123

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 20
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 32
C2 - Skilled manual workers 29
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 19
Total 100

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 Oldham East and Saddleworth constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 49% male.

Gender
Male 139
Female 145
Total 284

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 15
5-7 7
8-9 1
10-14 15
15 3
16-17 8
18-19 8
20-24 14
25-29 9
30-44 63
45-59 89
60-64 23
65-74 25
75-84 4
85-89 0
90+ 0
Total 284

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode OL2 8DL 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 66
Married 130
Divorced 26
Separated 8
Widowed 13
Same Sex 0
Total 243

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 130
Good 107
Fair 35
Bad 9
Very Bad 3
Total 284

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) 64
Apprenticeship 25
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 35
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 39
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 35
No GCSEs or Equivalent 40
Other 5
Total 243

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (George Street, Shaw, Oldham) 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 96% 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 274
Mixed Ethnicity 7
Other Asian 1
Other 2
Total 284

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 280
Wales 0
Scotland 1
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 1
European Union 0
Other 1
Total 284

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 OL2 8DL

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 255
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 0
African Countries 0
Middle East or Asia 0
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 29

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 207
No Religion 55
Buddhist 1
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 1
Sikh 0
Other Religion 2
Not Stated 18
Total 284

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Shaw ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in full-time employment - 51% of the resident population. On average, around 38.4% of census respondents were in full-time employment.

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 123
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 26
Self Employed 17
Unemployed 7
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 15
Retired 42
Looking After Home or Family 1
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 7
Other 1
Total 239

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 20
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 3
Construction 14
RetailInc. Wholesale 35
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 7
Accommodation and Food 3
Information and Communication 5
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 4
Real Estate 3
Professional, Scientific and Technical 5
Administration 2
Public Administration and Defence 17
Education 14
HealthInc. Social Work 27
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 11
Total 171

George Street, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8DL is within the Shaw policing neighbourhood, under the Greater Manchester Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In October 2021, 1 crime was reported within half a mile of OL2 8DL.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 1 crime committed near George Street
Neighbourhood Team Address Shaw
Force Website: http://www.gmp.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 Shaw. 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 OL2 8DL.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to George Street, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8DL. The nearest railway station is Rochdale, approximately 3.3 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Rochdale 3.3 miles
Smithy Bridge 3.6 miles
Castleton (Manchester) 3.8 miles
Littleborough 4.1 miles
Mills Hill (Manchester) 4.2 miles
Greenfield 4.3 miles
Mossley (Manchester) 5.1 miles
Moston 5.5 miles
Ashton-under-Lyne 6.4 miles
Marsden (Yorks) 6.5 miles
Stalybridge 7 miles
Guide Bridge 7.6 miles
Walsden 7.8 miles
Fairfield 8.1 miles
Hyde North 8.3 miles
Flowery Field 8.5 miles
Gorton 8.6 miles
Slaithwaite 8.8 miles
Newton for Hyde 8.8 miles
Ashburys 9 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to George Street, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8DL. The nearest is Buckstones Primary School, approximately 260 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Buckstones Primary School 260 yards
    
East Crompton St George's CofE School 410 yards
    
East Crompton St James CofE Primary School 710 yards
    
Rushcroft Primary School 800 yards
    
Beal Vale Primary School half a mile
    
Crompton Primary School 0.9 miles
    
St Mary's CofE Primary School High Crompton 1 mile
    
St Joseph's RC Junior Infant and Nursery School 1.2 miles
    
St Thomas Moorside CofE (VA) Primary School 1.3 miles
    
St Thomas' Church of England Primary School 1.3 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to George Street, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8DL. The nearest is The Crompton House Church of England Academy, approximately 0.9 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
The Crompton House Church of England Academy 0.9 miles
    
E-Act Royton and Crompton Academy 1.3 miles
    
Hollingworth Academy 1.8 miles
    
St Cuthbert's RC High School 2.2 miles
    
The Oldham Academy North 2.3 miles
    
Waterhead Academy 2.4 miles
    
Kingsway Park High School 2.6 miles
    
The Blue Coat CofE School 2.8 miles
    
North Chadderton School 3.4 miles
    
Iqra High School 3.4 miles  

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to George Street, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8DL. The nearest is Oak Gables Medical Practice, approximately 0.8 miles 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 George Street, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8DL. The nearest is mydentist, Beal Lane, Oldham, approximately 0.5 miles 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 George Street, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8DL. The nearest is Royal Oldham Hospital, approximately 2.6 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to George Street, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8DL. The nearest is Robert Glass Opticians Limited, approximately 0.6 miles 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 OL2 8DL

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 5 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 92.6Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 203Mbps
Average Upload Speed 13.3Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 21Mbps
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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