Area Information for Witney, OX29 8SQ

This postcode in Witney is in the South East region of England. The postcode is within the Freeland and Hanborough ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Witney. This page combines information for the address Witney, OX29 8SQ, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of OX29 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.

Please Note

This postcode was terminated by the Royal Mail in January 2009. Where possible, we have attempted to find data relating to the area in which the postcode used to reside before retirement. However, some data such as street names and house pricing is based on current postcodes only and so may be missing or incomplete.

Basic Information

Area Type Village
Local Authority West Oxfordshire
Ward Freeland and Hanborough
Constituency Witney
Region South East
Country England


About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Witney, OX29 8SQ 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 Witney consists predominantly of detached housing, a strong indicator of affluence. 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 55
Semi-Detached 26
Terraced 11
Flat (Purpose-Built) 2
Flat (Converted) 4
Total 98
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

This area consists predominantly of housing where the property is owned outright - higher than the national average of just over 30%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 48
Owned with Mortgage 30
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 0
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 1
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 13
Rent Free 2
Total 94

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 47
Three People 10
Four People 16
Five People 5
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 94

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 34
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 18
C2 - Skilled manual workers 3
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 7
Total 62

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 Witney constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 51% male.

Gender
Male 116
Female 113
Total 229

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 13
5-7 7
8-9 4
10-14 17
15 2
16-17 3
18-19 1
20-24 5
25-29 12
30-44 33
45-59 45
60-64 31
65-74 36
75-84 16
85-89 1
90+ 3
Total 229

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode OX29 8SQ 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 45
Married 121
Divorced 11
Separated 1
Widowed 8
Same Sex 0
Total 186

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 119
Good 84
Fair 22
Bad 3
Very Bad 1
Total 229

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

OX29 8SQ and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents that are degree educated or similar - 58% of the resident population. On average, around 27.1% of census respondents fall in to 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) 107
Apprenticeship 7
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 14
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 17
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 21
No GCSEs or Equivalent 14
Other 6
Total 186

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Witney) 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 99% 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 226
Mixed Ethnicity 1
Black African 1
Other Black/African/Caribbean 1
Total 229

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 198
Wales 4
Scotland 5
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 1
European Union 5
Other 16
Total 229

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 OX29 8SQ

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 199
Republic of Ireland 2
Europe (including European Union) 6
African Countries 0
Middle East or Asia 0
North America or Caribbean 4
Central America 0
South America 5
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 4
None 15

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 160
No Religion 55
Buddhist 1
Hindu 0
Jewish 2
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 11
Total 229

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Freeland and Hanborough ward is entrepreneurial, with a larger than average concentration of residents that are self-employed - 20% of the resident population. On average, around 9.7% of census respondents were self-employed. Male residents were more than twice as likely to be self-employed than women.

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 67
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 16
Self Employed 33
Unemployed 4
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 8
Retired 28
Looking After Home or Family 5
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 2
Other 3
Total 166

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 2
Manufacturing 15
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 1
Construction 1
RetailInc. Wholesale 11
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 1
Accommodation and Food 5
Information and Communication 11
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 4
Real Estate 5
Professional, Scientific and Technical 17
Administration 2
Public Administration and Defence 2
Education 26
HealthInc. Social Work 9
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 6
Total 118

Witney, OX29 8SQ is within the Woodstock policing neighbourhood, under the Thames Valley 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 OX29 8SQ
Neighbourhood Team Address Woodstock
Welch Way
Witney
Oxon
OX28 6JN
Website: https://www.thamesvalley.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 OX29 8SQ. 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 OX29 8SQ.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 15 closest railway stations to Witney, OX29 8SQ. The nearest railway station is Hanborough, approximately 430 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Hanborough 430 yards
Combe (Oxon) 1.2 miles
Oxford Parkway 4.2 miles
Finstock 4.7 miles
Tackley 4.9 miles
Islip 5.5 miles
Charlbury 6.1 miles
Oxford 6.5 miles
Heyford 7.1 miles
Ascott-under-Wychwood 8.9 miles
Shipton 11 miles
Bicester Village 11 miles
Bicester North 11 miles
Radley 12 miles
Kingham 13 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Witney, OX29 8SQ. The nearest is Bladon Church of England Primary School, approximately 0.8 miles away.

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Witney, OX29 8SQ. The nearest is The Marlborough Church of England School, approximately 2 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
The Marlborough Church of England School 2 miles
    
Bartholomew School 3 miles
    
Gosford Hill School 3.8 miles
    
Wood Green School 5 miles
    
The Cherwell School 5.8 miles
    
Oxford High School GDST 5.9 miles  
The Henry Box School 5.9 miles
    
Matthew Arnold School 6.3 miles
    
The Swan School 6.6 miles  
Cheney School 8 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Witney, OX29 8SQ. The nearest is Long Hanborough Surgery, approximately 1.2 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 Witney, OX29 8SQ. The nearest is RATTI, ASHOK, approximately 1 mile away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 9 closest hospitals to Witney, OX29 8SQ. The nearest is Witney Community Hospital, approximately 5.8 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Witney, OX29 8SQ. The nearest is Woodstock Opticians, approximately 1.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Woodstock Opticians 1.6 miles
Pitman Optometrists 3.4 miles
Morgan Optometry 3.5 miles
Boots-Oxford - Mayfield House 5.5 miles
Ideal Eyes 5.5 miles
Scrivens 5.7 miles
Specsavers Opticians 5.7 miles
Vision Express 5.7 miles
Boots-Witney 5.7 miles
Cotswold Opticians 5.7 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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