Area Information for Preston, PR1 8YZ
This postcode was terminated by the Royal Mail in June 2008. 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.
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 Preston, PR1 8YZ:
|West Cliff, Preston, PR1 8HX|
|South Cliff Street, Preston, PR1 8RN|
|West Cliff, Preston, PR1 8HU|
|West Cliff Terrace, Preston, PR1 8HG|
|Toulmin Court, Preston, PR1 8HN|
|North Cliff Street, Preston, PR1 8JA|
Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about PR1 as a whole.
About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Preston, PR1 8YZ 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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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 Preston 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 Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Preston contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 50% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.
|Owned with Mortgage||30|
|Rented: From Council||0|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||44|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||111|
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.
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.
|AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions||45|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||64|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||27|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||68|
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 Preston constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 50% male.
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.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
In the immediate vicinity of PR1 8YZ there is a large concentration of residents that are single - 50% of the resident population. On average, around 35% of census respondents were single. Areas with large single populations are often in built-up areas, with good entertainment facilities. It is also common to see a younger population in these areas.
Figures for relationship status do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education.
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.
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, and Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.
|Highest Qualification Level Achieved|
|Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc)||125|
|2+ A Levels||71|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||71|
Ethnic Group Embed This
Preston 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 68% 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.
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|
|Republic of Ireland||1|
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 PR1 8YZ
|Republic of Ireland||1|
|Europe (including European Union)||24|
|Middle East or Asia||12|
|North America or Caribbean||2|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||2|
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.
Economic Activity Embed This
This address within the Riversway ward showed a higher than average concentration of student residents - 20% of the resident population. On average, around 9.2% of census respondents were students. Male residents were slightly less likely than women to be students. The figures for students include both working and full-time studying students.
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.
|Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week)||46|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||74|
|Looking After Home or Family||13|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||33|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing||2|
|Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc.||2|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||5|
|Accommodation and Food||19|
|Information and Communication||8|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||3|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||7|
|Public Administration and Defence||19|
|HealthInc. Social Work||25|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||10|
|Crime:||Click here to view crimes committed near PR1 8YZ|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Lancaster Road North
Below are the details of the closest services to PR1 8YZ. 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 PR1 8YZ.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Preston, PR1 8YZ. The nearest railway station is Preston, approximately 310 yards away.
|Lostock Hall||2.3 miles|
|Bamber Bridge||2.7 miles|
|Buckshaw Parkway||5.9 miles|
|Euxton Balshaw Lane||6.7 miles|
|Kirkham & Wesham||7.5 miles|
|Cherry Tree||7.9 miles|
|Mill Hill (Lancs)||8.6 miles|
|Ramsgreave & Wilpshire||9.6 miles|
|Moss Side||9.6 miles|
|Adlington (Lancs)||11 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Preston, PR1 8YZ. The nearest is St Stephen's CofE School, approximately 310 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|St Stephen's CofE School||310 yards|
|St Augustine's Catholic Primary School||0.7 miles|
|St Mary Magdalen's Catholic Primary School||0.7 miles|
|Frenchwood Community Primary School||0.8 miles|
|St Ignatius' Catholic Primary School||0.8 miles|
|English Martyrs Catholic Primary School, Preston||0.9 miles|
|Penwortham Middleforth Church of England Primary School||0.9 miles|
|Olive School, Preston||1 mile|
|Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School||1.1 miles|
|Cop Lane Church of England Primary School, Penwortham||1.1 miles|
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Preston, PR1 8YZ. The nearest is Christ The King Catholic High School, approximately 0.9 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Christ The King Catholic High School||0.9 miles||
|Penwortham Girls' High School||0.9 miles||
|Eden Boys' School, Preston||1 mile||
|Preston Muslim Girls High School||1.3 miles||
|Moor Park High School and Sixth Form||1.3 miles||
|Penwortham Priory Academy||1.4 miles||
|Larches High School||1.5 miles||
|All Hallows Catholic High School||1.7 miles||
|Archbishop Temple School, A Church of England Specialist College||2 miles||
|Lostock Hall Academy||2 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Preston, PR1 8YZ. The nearest is Fishergate Hill Surgery, approximately 410 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Fishergate Hill Surgery||410 yards|
|Park View Surgery||580 yards|
|UCLAN Medical Centre||half a mile|
|Avenham Surgery||0.6 miles|
|St Fillan's Medical Ctre||0.9 miles|
|Doclands Medical Centre||0.9 miles|
|Dr Mark Webster||0.9 miles|
|St.Mary's Health Centre||1 mile|
|Moor Park Surgery||1.2 miles|
|The Surgery||1.2 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Preston, PR1 8YZ. The nearest is Mr D J Henthorn, approximately 0.6 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Mr D J Henthorn||0.6 miles|
|Synergy Dental Clinic||0.7 miles|
|Ringway Dental Centre||0.8 miles|
|Mr J M Musgrave||0.9 miles|
|Adelphi Dental Practice||0.9 miles|
|Smile Clinic||1 mile|
|Penwortham Dental Practice||1 mile|
|Mr A A Kidson||1 mile|
|Marshall & Lavelle||1.2 miles|
|The Cedars Dental Practice||1.2 miles|
Listed here are the 9 closest hospitals to Preston, PR1 8YZ. The nearest is Ribbleton Hospital, approximately 2.4 miles away.
|Ribbleton Hospital||2.4 miles|
|Fulwood Hall Hospital||2.4 miles|
|Royal Preston Hospital||2.6 miles|
|Community Health And Eyecare Limited (First Trust Hospital)||3.4 miles|
|Priory Hospital Preston||4.5 miles|
|Euxton Hall Hospital||6.6 miles|
|Longridge Community Hospital||6.8 miles|
|Chorley and South Ribble Hospital||6.8 miles|
|BMI The Beardwood Hospital||8 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Preston, PR1 8YZ. The nearest is Preston Optical Centre Limited, approximately 760 yards away.
|Preston Optical Centre Limited||760 yards|
|Vision Express (UK) Ltd||760 yards|
|Boots-Preston - Fishergate||780 yards|
|Specsavers Opticians||840 yards|
|Broadhurst Optometrists||half a mile|
|Ryan (M J) Eyecare Ltd||0.6 miles|
|I-Site Opticians||0.8 miles|
|David H Myers||1 mile|
|Peter Booth Opticians||1 mile|
|D C James||1.3 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.