Area Information for Sheffield, S21 4WY

This postcode in Sheffield is in the East Midlands region of England. The postcode is within the Eckington South & Renishaw ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of North East Derbyshire. This page combines information for the address Sheffield, S21 4WY, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of S21 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 September 2003. 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 Small Town or Fringe Area
Local Authority North East Derbyshire
Ward Eckington South & Renishaw
Constituency North East Derbyshire
Region East Midlands
Country England

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Sheffield, S21 4WY 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 Sheffield 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 126
Terraced 9
Flat (Purpose-Built) 25
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 167
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Sheffield contains a higher than average level of social housing - 61% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 32
Owned with Mortgage 26
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 70
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 32
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 5
Rented: Other 1
Rent Free 1
Total 167

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 58
Two People 56
Three People 28
Four People 18
Five People 6
Six People 1
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 167

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 6
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 28
C2 - Skilled manual workers 39
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 40
Total 113

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 North East Derbyshire constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 50% male.

Male 180
Female 182
Total 362

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 18
5-7 10
8-9 12
10-14 29
15 8
16-17 8
18-19 5
20-24 18
25-29 18
30-44 70
45-59 70
60-64 17
65-74 43
75-84 25
85-89 9
90+ 2
Total 362

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode S21 4WY 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 89
Married 123
Divorced 33
Separated 9
Widowed 29
Same Sex 2
Total 285

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 Eckington South & Renishaw ward shows lower levels of residents that report their health as Good or Very Good (70%) than average, which is usually indicative of areas with older populations or areas of social deprivation.

Very Good 142
Good 110
Fair 65
Bad 35
Very Bad 10
Total 362

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

S21 4WY and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 43% 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) 26
Apprenticeship 8
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 20
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 57
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 40
No GCSEs or Equivalent 122
Other 12
Total 285

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Sheffield) 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 97% 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 352
Mixed Ethnicity 9
Black Caribbean 1
Total 362

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 353
Wales 1
Scotland 1
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 1
European Union 4
Other 2
Total 362

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 S21 4WY

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 241
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 1
African Countries 0
Middle East or Asia 0
North America or Caribbean 1
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 119

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 248
No Religion 96
Buddhist 1
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 1
Not Stated 16
Total 362

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Eckington South & Renishaw ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 18% 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 81
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 34
Self Employed 19
Unemployed 17
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 11
Retired 45
Looking After Home or Family 12
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 22
Other 8
Total 249

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 1
Mining/Quarrying 1
Manufacturing 17
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 2
Construction 9
RetailInc. Wholesale 28
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 11
Accommodation and Food 6
Information and Communication 8
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 3
Real Estate 2
Professional, Scientific and Technical 4
Administration 5
Public Administration and Defence 5
Education 12
HealthInc. Social Work 13
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 8
Total 135

Sheffield, S21 4WY is within the Eckington policing neighbourhood, under the Derbyshire Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In August 2019, 10 crimes were reported within half a mile of S21 4WY.

Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 10 crimes committed near S21 4WY
Neighbourhood Team Address Eckington
Pilsley Road
S45 9BJ
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Below are the details of the closest services to S21 4WY. 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 S21 4WY.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Sheffield, S21 4WY. The nearest railway station is Dronfield, approximately 4.1 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Dronfield 4.1 miles
Woodhouse 4.4 miles
Chesterfield 4.8 miles
Kiveton Bridge 5.1 miles
Kiveton Park 5.9 miles
Darnall 6.1 miles
Dore & Totley 6.3 miles
Sheffield 6.6 miles
Creswell (Derbys) 6.8 miles
Whitwell (Derbys) 7.1 miles
Langwith - Whaley Thorns 8.1 miles
Meadowhall 8.3 miles
Shireoaks 8.5 miles
Rotherham Central 9.1 miles
Shirebrook 9.6 miles
Worksop 11 miles
Grindleford 11 miles
Mansfield Woodhouse 12 miles
Hathersage 12 miles
Chapeltown 12 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Sheffield, S21 4WY. The nearest is Birk Hill Infant & Nursery School, approximately 520 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Birk Hill Infant & Nursery School 520 yards
Eckington Junior School 0.7 miles
Camms CofE (Aided) Primary School 1 mile
Marsh Lane Primary School 1.2 miles
Renishaw Primary School 1.5 miles
Mosborough Primary School 1.7 miles
Halfway Junior School 1.8 miles
Barrow Hill Primary Academy 1.8 miles
Immaculate Conception Catholic Primary 2.1 miles
Halfway Nursery Infant School 2.1 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Sheffield, S21 4WY. The nearest is Eckington School, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Eckington School 0.6 miles
Netherthorpe School 2.6 miles
Westfield School 2.8 miles
Springwell Community College 3.1 miles
The Birley Academy 3.1 miles
Dronfield Henry Fanshawe School 4 miles
Outwood Academy City 4.2 miles
Outwood Academy Newbold 4.3 miles
Heritage High School 4.4 miles
Meadowhead School Academy Trust 4.5 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Sheffield, S21 4WY. The nearest is Dr H R McMurray and Dr M Kurian, 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 Sheffield, S21 4WY. The nearest is Bupa Dental Care, Eckington, approximately 0.8 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 Sheffield, S21 4WY. The nearest is Hartington Unit, approximately 4.6 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Sheffield, S21 4WY. The nearest is Portland Opticians, approximately 0.8 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Portland Opticians 0.8 miles
Portland Opticians 0.9 miles
Forbes PL 2.3 miles
Specsavers Opticians 3 miles
Boots-Sheffield - Crystal Peaks 3 miles
Asda Opticians 3.1 miles
Westfield Opticians 3.9 miles
Robert Hughes Eyecare 4.1 miles
Tesco Opticians 4.1 miles
Thomas & Holloway (Opticians) 4.1 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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