Area Information for Rufford Close, Plymouth, PL2 2SE

Rufford Close in Plymouth is in the South West region of England. The postcode is within the Ham ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Plymouth, Moor View. This page combines information for the address Rufford Close, Plymouth, PL2 2SE, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of PL2 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 PL2 2SE.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Plymouth
Ward Ham
Constituency Plymouth, Moor View
Region South 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 Rufford Close, Plymouth, PL2 2SE:

Hertland Walk, Plymouth, PL2 2SB
Cornworthy Close, Plymouth, PL2 2SA
Wykeham Drive, Plymouth, PL2 2SF
Virginia Gardens, Plymouth, PL2 2EY
Kirkstall Close, Plymouth, PL2 2SD
Ham Drive, Plymouth, PL2 2NJ

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about PL2 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Rufford Close, Plymouth, PL2 2SE 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 5 property sales in Rufford Close 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 Rufford Close, Plymouth 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 10
Semi-Detached 25
Terraced 60
Flat (Purpose-Built) 9
Flat (Converted) 3
Total 107
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Rufford Close, Plymouth contains a higher than average level of social housing - 64% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 5
Owned with Mortgage 21
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 32
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 36
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 4
Rented: Other 2
Rent Free 7
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 52
Two People 31
Three People 15
Four People 6
Five People 2
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 3
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 15
C2 - Skilled manual workers 7
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 41
Total 66

Gender Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly 49% male, 51% female. This part of the Ham ward however contains significantly more women than average (57%). This can be caused by a number of factors, but amongst the most common are large establishments such as boarding schools and convents, and areas with older populations.

Females on average live longer than males, so are more likely to be found in retirement areas. In general, as people age they move away from city centre addresses to suburbs, smaller towns and rural locations, so these areas often show a greater number of females, with inner city areas showing the opposite trend.

Gender
Male 85
Female 114
Total 199

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 7
5-7 2
8-9 2
10-14 8
15 0
16-17 7
18-19 6
20-24 9
25-29 12
30-44 23
45-59 58
60-64 11
65-74 29
75-84 20
85-89 3
90+ 2
Total 199

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode PL2 2SE 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 49
Married 67
Divorced 28
Separated 9
Widowed 27
Same Sex 0
Total 180

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.

However, this area of the Ham ward shows lower levels of residents that report their health as Good or Very Good (49%) than average, which is usually indicative of areas with older populations or areas of social deprivation.

Health
Very Good 59
Good 39
Fair 56
Bad 29
Very Bad 16
Total 199

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

Rufford Close and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 50% 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) 11
Apprenticeship 7
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 18
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 21
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 25
No GCSEs or Equivalent 90
Other 8
Total 180

Ethnic Group Embed This

Rufford Close, Plymouth 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 exclusively 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 199
Total 199

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 189
Wales 2
Scotland 3
Northern Ireland 2
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 1
Other 2
Total 199

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 PL2 2SE

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 119
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 2
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 78

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 123
No Religion 56
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 20
Total 199

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Ham ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 21% of the resident population. On average, around 13.8% of census respondents were retired. While the UK has an aging population, less residents over 65 are choosing to retire than previously. Between the 2001 and 2011 census, the number of economically active 65-74 year olds almost doubled to 8.7% - an increase of some 413,000 people.

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 35
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 19
Self Employed 9
Unemployed 5
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 12
Retired 33
Looking After Home or Family 11
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 27
Other 4
Total 155

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 10
Construction 7
RetailInc. Wholesale 8
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 9
Accommodation and Food 3
Information and Communication 1
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 1
Real Estate 2
Professional, Scientific and Technical 1
Administration 7
Public Administration and Defence 4
Education 5
HealthInc. Social Work 5
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 2
Total 65

Rufford Close, Plymouth, PL2 2SE is within the Ham, Weston Mill & Pennycross policing neighbourhood, under the Devon & Cornwall 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 Rufford Close
Neighbourhood Team Address Ham, Weston Mill & Pennycross
Devon & Cornwall Police
Crownhill Police Station
Budshead Way
Crownhill
PL6 5HT
Force Website: http://www.devon-cornwall.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 PL2 2SE. 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 PL2 2SE.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 14 closest railway stations to Rufford Close, Plymouth, PL2 2SE. The nearest railway station is Keyham, approximately 0.7 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Keyham 0.7 miles
St Budeaux Ferry Road 0.9 miles
St Budeaux Victoria Road 1 mile
Dockyard (Devonport) 1 mile
Devonport 1.3 miles
Plymouth 1.7 miles
Saltash 2 miles
Bere Ferrers 3.8 miles
St Germans 6.2 miles
Bere Alston 6.3 miles
Calstock 7.2 miles
Gunnislake 8.6 miles
Menheniot 11 miles
Ivybridge 12 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Rufford Close, Plymouth, PL2 2SE. The nearest is Mayflower Academy, approximately 130 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Mayflower Academy 130 yards
    
Weston Mill Community Primary Academy 790 yards
    
Keyham Barton Catholic Primary School 0.6 miles
    
Montpelier Primary School 0.6 miles
    
Ford Primary School 0.6 miles
    
Pennycross Primary School 0.7 miles
    
Drake Primary Academy 0.8 miles
    
Marine Academy Primary 0.8 miles
    
College Road Primary School 0.9 miles
    
Victoria Road Primary 0.9 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Rufford Close, Plymouth, PL2 2SE. The nearest is All Saints Church of England Academy, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
All Saints Church of England Academy 0.6 miles
    
Devonport High School for Girls 0.7 miles
    
Marine Academy Plymouth 0.8 miles  
Scott Medical and Healthcare College 1.1 miles  
Stoke Damerel Community College 1.1 miles
    
UTC Plymouth 1.3 miles
    
St Boniface's RC College 1.5 miles
    
Devonport High School for Boys 1.6 miles
    
Plymouth High School for Girls 1.8 miles
    
Sir John Hunt Community Sports College 1.9 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Rufford Close, Plymouth, PL2 2SE. The nearest is Trelawny Surgery, approximately 190 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 Rufford Close, Plymouth, PL2 2SE. The nearest is Orchard Dental Practice, approximately 0.6 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 9 closest hospitals to Rufford Close, Plymouth, PL2 2SE. The nearest is St Barnabas Hospital - Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, approximately 2.2 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Rufford Close, Plymouth, PL2 2SE. The nearest is Noakes & Habermehl, approximately 1 mile 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 PL2 2SE

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 15 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 61.8Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 200Mbps
Average Upload Speed 0.9Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 1.1Mbps
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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