Area Information for Sandy, SG19 3ZN

This postcode in Sandy is in the Eastern region of England. The postcode is within the Sandy ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of North East Bedfordshire. This page combines information for the address Sandy, SG19 3ZN, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of SG19 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 February 2004. 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 Urban
Local Authority Central Bedfordshire
Ward Sandy
Constituency North East Bedfordshire
Region Eastern
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 Sandy, SG19 3ZN:

Gamlingay, Sandy, SG19 3ZQ
Heath Road, Gamlingay, Sandy, SG19 3LH
Little Heath, Gamlingay, Sandy, SG19 3LL
Park Lane, Gamlingay, Sandy, SG19 3PD
The Cinques, Gamlingay, Sandy, SG19 3NU
Dennis Green, Gamlingay, Sandy, SG19 3LQ

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about SG19 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Sandy, SG19 3ZN 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

This area contains a mixture of housing types, as detailed below. No single type of dwelling accounts for more than 50% of the dwellings. 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 25
Semi-Detached 24
Terraced 32
Flat (Purpose-Built) 44
Flat (Converted) 0
Residence in Commercial Building 22
Total 147
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Sandy contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 31% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 44
Owned with Mortgage 34
Shared Ownership 3
Rented: From Council 1
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 7
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 42
Rented: Other 1
Rent Free 5
Total 137

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 60
Two People 52
Three People 15
Four People 9
Five People 1
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 137

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 24
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 31
C2 - Skilled manual workers 27
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 17
Total 99

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 Bedfordshire constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 52% male.

Gender
Male 133
Female 124
Total 257

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 14
5-7 8
8-9 2
10-14 9
15 1
16-17 3
18-19 0
20-24 18
25-29 32
30-44 50
45-59 56
60-64 15
65-74 25
75-84 17
85-89 4
90+ 3
Total 257

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The number of residents who are separated in SG19 3ZN is high - 5% of the area's population. This contrasts with a national average of just 2.7%.

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 78
Married 83
Divorced 29
Separated 13
Widowed 20
Same Sex 0
Total 223

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 100
Good 105
Fair 43
Bad 8
Very Bad 1
Total 257

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. Former Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 49
Apprenticeship 20
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 28
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 34
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 28
No GCSEs or Equivalent 55
Other 9
Total 223

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Sandy) 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 96% 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 246
Mixed Ethnicity 5
Chinese 2
Other Asian 4
Total 257

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 228
Wales 4
Scotland 4
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 4
European Union 6
Other 10
Total 257

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 SG19 3ZN

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 205
Republic of Ireland 6
Europe (including European Union) 3
African Countries 0
Middle East or Asia 1
North America or Caribbean 2
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 41

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 163
No Religion 73
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 4
Not Stated 17
Total 257

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Sandy ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in full-time employment - 50% of the resident population. On average, around 38.4% of census respondents were in full-time employment.

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 100
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 25
Self Employed 19
Unemployed 6
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 4
Retired 29
Looking After Home or Family 3
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 4
Other 9
Total 199

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
Manufacturing 31
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 2
Construction 10
RetailInc. Wholesale 26
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 6
Accommodation and Food 4
Information and Communication 4
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 2
Professional, Scientific and Technical 9
Administration 6
Public Administration and Defence 5
Education 16
HealthInc. Social Work 9
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 13
Total 144

Sandy, SG19 3ZN is within the Sandy,Biggleswade,Potton,Shefford policing neighbourhood, under the Bedfordshire 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 SG19 3ZN
Neighbourhood Team Address Sandy,Biggleswade,Potton,Shefford
Woburn Road
Kempston
MK43 9AX
Force Website: http://www.bedfordshire.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 SG19 3ZN. 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 SG19 3ZN.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 15 closest railway stations to Sandy, SG19 3ZN. The nearest railway station is Sandy, approximately 700 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Sandy 700 yards
Biggleswade 3.3 miles
Arlesey 7.2 miles
St Neots 7.3 miles
Bedford St Johns 7.6 miles
Bedford 8.2 miles
Kempston Hardwick 9.5 miles
Ashwell & Morden 11 miles
Baldock 11 miles
Letchworth Garden City 11 miles
Stewartby 11 miles
Millbrook (Bedfordshire) 12 miles
Hitchin 13 miles
Royston 13 miles
Flitwick 13 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Sandy, SG19 3ZN. The nearest is St Swithun's Church of England VC Primary School, approximately 400 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
St Swithun's Church of England VC Primary School 400 yards
    
Robert Peel Primary School 470 yards
    
Laburnum Primary School 510 yards
    
Maple Tree Primary School 0.9 miles
    
John Donne Church of England Primary School 1.8 miles
    
Moggerhanger Primary School 1.9 miles
    
Caldecote Church of England Academy 2.2 miles
    
Northill CofE VA Lower School 2.2 miles
    
Everton Heath Primary School 2.3 miles
    
St Andrew's CofE VC Lower School 2.8 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Sandy, SG19 3ZN. The nearest is Sandy Secondary School, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Sandy Secondary School 0.6 miles
    
Stratton Upper School 3.3 miles
    
Ernulf Academy 6 miles
    
Samuel Whitbread Academy 6.5 miles
    
Mark Rutherford School 6.6 miles
    
Goldington Academy 6.7 miles
    
Bedford Academy 7.1 miles
    
Castle Newnham School 7.1 miles
    
Bedford Free School 7.6 miles
    
St Thomas More Catholic School 7.8 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Sandy, SG19 3ZN. The nearest is Shannon Court Surgery, Sandy, approximately 50 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 Sandy, SG19 3ZN. The nearest is Sandy Dentalcare, approximately 80 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 4 closest hospitals to Sandy, SG19 3ZN. The nearest is Biggleswade Hospital, approximately 2.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Biggleswade Hospital 2.6 miles
Lakeside Hospital 4.9 miles
Bedford Hospital North Wing 7.4 miles
Bedford Hospital South Wing 7.8 miles

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Sandy, SG19 3ZN. The nearest is Allders Opticians, approximately 100 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Allders Opticians 100 yards
S H Harrold Ltd 3.1 miles
Clear Vision Direct 3.1 miles
Allders Opticians 3.1 miles
Boots Opticians 4.2 miles
A Domi Care 5.8 miles
Tesco Opticians St Neots 6.1 miles
Stephen Hing Opticians 6.6 miles
John Kaye Optometrist 6.8 miles
Adlam & Coomber 6.8 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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