Area Information for Blackbird Leys Road, Oxford, OX4 6HW

Blackbird Leys Road in Oxford is in the South East region of England. The postcode is within the Blackbird Leys ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Oxford East. This page combines information for the address Blackbird Leys Road, Oxford, OX4 6HW, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of OX4 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 Oxford
Ward Blackbird Leys
Constituency Oxford East
Region South East
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 Blackbird Leys Road, Oxford, OX4 6HW:

Cuddesdon Way, Oxford, OX4 6JH
Knights Road, Oxford, OX4 6HX
Knights Road, Oxford, OX4 6HY
Knights Road, Oxford, OX4 6HU
Blackbird Leys Road, Oxford, OX4 6HS
Cuddesdon Way, Oxford, OX4 6HN

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about OX4 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Blackbird Leys Road, Oxford, OX4 6HW 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 Blackbird Leys Road, Oxford 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 2
Semi-Detached 2
Terraced 2
Flat (Purpose-Built) 99
Flat (Converted) 1
Residence in Commercial Building 1
Total 107
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Blackbird Leys Road, Oxford contains a higher than average level of social housing - 85% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 2
Owned with Mortgage 4
Shared Ownership 1
Rented: From Council 87
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 4
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 6
Rented: Other 1
Rent Free 2
Total 107

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 56
Two People 20
Three People 16
Four People 11
Five People 3
Six People 1
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 107

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 2
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 15
C2 - Skilled manual workers 10
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 48
Total 75

Gender Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly 49% male, 51% female. The local area around OX4 6HW however is predominantly male (56%). This can be caused by a number of factors, but amongst the most common are: areas associated with nearby higher education, areas that contain large establishments such as boarding schools, and areas with younger populations (females on average live longer than males, so are more likely to be found in retirement areas).

Male 118
Female 91
Total 209

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

The area around OX4 6HW has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 31% of the resident population). This is commonly seen in suburban neighbourhoods, and sometiems in areas of high social housing.

Age Groups
0-4 44
5-7 5
8-9 7
10-14 8
15 1
16-17 1
18-19 4
20-24 19
25-29 17
30-44 35
45-59 16
60-64 13
65-74 20
75-84 17
85-89 2
90+ 0
Total 209

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode OX4 6HW 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 56
Married 38
Divorced 27
Separated 6
Widowed 17
Same Sex 0
Total 144

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 75
Good 72
Fair 35
Bad 23
Very Bad 4
Total 209

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

Blackbird Leys Road and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 53% 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 1
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 2
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 10
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 23
No GCSEs or Equivalent 76
Other 15
Total 144

Ethnic Group Embed This

Blackbird Leys Road, Oxford 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 70% 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 146
Mixed Ethnicity 17
Indian 8
Chinese 1
Other Asian 15
Black African 13
Black Caribbean 5
Other Black/African/Caribbean 1
Other 3
Total 209

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 147
Wales 3
Scotland 1
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 8
European Union 12
Other 37
Total 209

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 OX4 6HW

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 101
Republic of Ireland 5
Europe (including European Union) 24
African Countries 6
Middle East or Asia 5
North America or Caribbean 2
Central America 0
South America 1
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 68

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 101
No Religion 69
Buddhist 2
Hindu 1
Jewish 0
Muslim 17
Sikh 0
Other Religion 2
Not Stated 17
Total 209

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 31
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 17
Self Employed 5
Unemployed 14
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 10
Retired 22
Looking After Home or Family 16
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 5
Other 5
Total 125

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 8
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 1
Construction 2
RetailInc. Wholesale 16
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 4
Accommodation and Food 5
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 1
Administration 3
Public Administration and Defence 1
Education 7
HealthInc. Social Work 5
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 3
Total 56

Blackbird Leys Road, Oxford, OX4 6HW is within the Oxford South East policing neighbourhood, under the Thames Valley Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In November 2021, 122 crimes were reported within half a mile of OX4 6HW.

Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 122 crimes committed near Blackbird Leys Road
Neighbourhood Team Address Oxford South East
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Below are the details of the closest services to OX4 6HW. 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 OX4 6HW.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 13 closest railway stations to Blackbird Leys Road, Oxford, OX4 6HW. The nearest railway station is Radley, approximately 3 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Radley 3 miles
Oxford 3.7 miles
Culham 4.9 miles
Appleford 5.9 miles
Oxford Parkway 6.5 miles
Islip 7.4 miles
Didcot Parkway 7.8 miles
Hanborough 11 miles
Cholsey 11 miles
Combe (Oxon) 12 miles
Haddenham & Thame Parkway 12 miles
Tackley 12 miles
Bicester Village 13 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Blackbird Leys Road, Oxford, OX4 6HW. The nearest is Orchard Meadow Primary School, approximately 190 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Orchard Meadow Primary School 190 yards
Windale Primary School 520 yards
Pegasus School 640 yards
St John Fisher Catholic Primary School, Littlemore 690 yards
Church Cowley St James Church of England Primary School 0.7 miles
John Henry Newman Academy 0.9 miles
Our Lady's Roman Catholic Primary School 1 mile
St Francis Church of England Primary School 1.1 miles
St Christopher's Church of England School, Cowley 1.2 miles
Tyndale Community School 1.3 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Blackbird Leys Road, Oxford, OX4 6HW. The nearest is The Oxford Academy, approximately 0.7 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
The Oxford Academy 0.7 miles
St Gregory the Great 1.6 miles
Oxford Spires Academy 1.7 miles
Cheney School 2.4 miles
Oxford International College 2.6 miles  
Radley College 2.9 miles  
Oxford Sixth Form College 3.1 miles  
Carfax College 3.5 miles  
Wheatley Park School 3.6 miles
Meadowbrook College 3.9 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Blackbird Leys Road, Oxford, OX4 6HW. The nearest is The Leys Health Centre, approximately 570 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 Blackbird Leys Road, Oxford, OX4 6HW. The nearest is Leys Dental Practice, approximately 570 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 Blackbird Leys Road, Oxford, OX4 6HW. The nearest is Littlemore Mental Health Centre, approximately 1.2 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Blackbird Leys Road, Oxford, OX4 6HW. The nearest is Ideal Eyes, approximately 1 mile away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Ideal Eyes 1 mile
Specsavers Opticians 1 mile
Specsavers Opticians 1.3 miles
Gardiners Opticians 2.7 miles
Robert Stanley Opticians 2.7 miles
Optometry Department 3 miles
Vision Express 3.2 miles
David Clulow Opticians 3.2 miles
John Lewis Opticians 3.2 miles
Specsavers 3.3 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.