Area Information for Oak Lane, Graveley, Hitchin, SG4 7LN
For information about recent house sales in this postcode, please view our property sales page for SG4 7LN.
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Oak Lane, Graveley, Hitchin, SG4 7LN 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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We have found 15 property sales in Oak Lane 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
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.
|Residence in Commercial Building||4|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Oak Lane, Graveley, Hitchin contains a higher than average level of social housing - 43% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||26|
|Rented: From Council||16|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||29|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||8|
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||20|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||23|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||21|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||11|
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 Hitchin and Harpenden constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 46% 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
The postcode SG4 7LN 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.
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. Former Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.
|Highest Qualification Level Achieved|
|Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc)||50|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||19|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||35|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||25|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||44|
Ethnic Group Embed This
As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 94% white.
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||3|
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 SG4 7LN
|Republic of Ireland||2|
|Europe (including European Union)||1|
|Middle East or Asia||2|
|North America or Caribbean||5|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||1|
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
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)||22|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||7|
|Looking After Home or Family||7|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||5|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management||3|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||2|
|Accommodation and Food||4|
|Information and Communication||8|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||2|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||7|
|Public Administration and Defence||8|
|HealthInc. Social Work||16|
Oak Lane, Graveley, Hitchin, SG4 7LN is within the Hitchin Rural policing neighbourhood, under the Hertfordshire Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.
|Crime:||Click here to view crimes committed near Oak Lane|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to Graveley. 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 SG4 7LN.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Oak Lane, Graveley, Hitchin, SG4 7LN. The nearest railway station is Stevenage, approximately 2.4 miles away.
|Letchworth Garden City||3.1 miles|
|Welwyn North||7.8 miles|
|Ashwell & Morden||7.9 miles|
|Luton Airport Parkway||9 miles|
|Welwyn Garden City||9.3 miles|
|Hertford North||11 miles|
|Hertford East||12 miles|
|Ware (Herts)||12 miles|
|Hatfield (Herts)||12 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Oak Lane, Graveley, Hitchin, SG4 7LN. The nearest is Graveley Primary School, approximately 290 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Graveley Primary School||290 yards||
|Wymondley Junior Mixed and Infant School||1.1 miles||
|Almond Hill Junior School||1.4 miles||
|The Leys Primary and Nursery School||1.5 miles||
|Trotts Hill Primary and Nursery School||1.6 miles||
|Giles Junior School||1.6 miles||
|The Giles Infant and Nursery School||1.6 miles||
|Letchmore Infants' and Nursery School||1.6 miles||
|Round Diamond Primary School||1.7 miles||
|Woolenwick Infant and Nursery School||1.8 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Oak Lane, Graveley, Hitchin, SG4 7LN. The nearest is The John Henry Newman Catholic School, approximately 1.1 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|The John Henry Newman Catholic School||1.1 miles||
|The Thomas Alleyne Academy||1.5 miles|
|Barclay Academy||1.5 miles||
|The Nobel School||2.5 miles||
|Hitchin Girls' School||2.6 miles||
|The Highfield School||2.6 miles||
|Marriotts School||2.7 miles||
|Hitchin Boys' School||3 miles||
|Fearnhill School||3.2 miles||
|The Priory School||3.5 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Oak Lane, Graveley, Hitchin, SG4 7LN. The nearest is St Nicholas Health Centre, approximately 1.4 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|St Nicholas Health Centre||1.4 miles|
|St Nicholas Health Centre||1.5 miles|
|Canterbury Way Surgery||1.5 miles|
|Stanmore Medical Group||1.6 miles|
|The Symonds Green Health Centre||1.6 miles|
|King George Surgery||2 miles|
|Chells Surgery||2.3 miles|
|Bedwell Medical Centre||2.5 miles|
|Manor House Surgery||2.6 miles|
|The Sollershott Surgery||2.6 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Oak Lane, Graveley, Hitchin, SG4 7LN. The nearest is Symonds Green Dental Practice, approximately 1.5 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Symonds Green Dental Practice||1.5 miles|
|Smilecraft Dental Care||1.7 miles|
|Exeter Close Dental Practice||1.8 miles|
|Hitchin Dental Centre||2.1 miles|
|Village Dental Practice||2.5 miles|
|Stevenage Dental Practice||2.5 miles|
|Bedwell Dental Practice||2.5 miles|
|Chells Dental Practice||2.5 miles|
|Hitchin Dental Practice||2.6 miles|
|The Vernon Dental Practice||2.8 miles|
Listed here are the 5 closest hospitals to Oak Lane, Graveley, Hitchin, SG4 7LN. The nearest is Cygnet Hospital Stevenage, approximately 0.5 miles away.
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Oak Lane, Graveley, Hitchin, SG4 7LN. The nearest is Dollond & Aitchison, approximately 2.2 miles away.
|Dollond & Aitchison||2.2 miles|
|GPC Opticians||2.3 miles|
|Specsavers Opticians||2.3 miles|
|Boots-Stevenage - Queenway||2.4 miles|
|Christopher's Opticians||2.6 miles|
|Asda Opticians||2.8 miles|
|Allders Opticians||2.9 miles|
|Shephard & Akay Optometrists||2.9 miles|
|Specsavers Opticians||2.9 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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Broadband in SG4 7LN
The maximum speed reported in this postcode is over 20Mbps, a fast connection. At this speed gaming, video calling, watching video and internet browsing can generally be done without noticeable slowdown. A small number of devices will be able to share the connection simultaneously, although some slowdown may occur during evenings.
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 14 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||13.8Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||39.2Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||3.3Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||9.7Mbps|
|Superfast Broadband Available||NoData changes frequently, check major suppliers for changes.|
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