Area Information for Fourth Avenue, Wickford, SS11 8RQ

Fourth Avenue in Wickford is in the Eastern region of England. The postcode is within the Wickford North ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Rayleigh and Wickford. This page combines information for the address Fourth Avenue, Wickford, SS11 8RQ, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of SS11 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 SS11 8RQ.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Basildon
Ward Wickford North
Constituency Rayleigh and Wickford
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 Fourth Avenue, Wickford, SS11 8RQ:

Third Avenue, Wickford, SS11 8RF
Bruce Grove, Wickford, SS11 8RG
Bruce Grove, Wickford, SS11 8RN
Fifth Avenue, Wickford, SS11 8RW
Bruce Grove, Wickford, SS11 8QJ
Bruce Grove, Wickford, SS11 8RE

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about SS11 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Fourth Avenue, Wickford, SS11 8RQ 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 54 property sales in Fourth Avenue 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 Fourth Avenue, Wickford 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 20
Semi-Detached 101
Terraced 6
Flat (Purpose-Built) 0
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 127
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

This area consists predominantly of housing where the property is owned outright - higher than the national average of just over 30%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 65
Owned with Mortgage 50
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 1
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 0
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 7
Rent Free 0
Total 123

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 24
Two People 49
Three People 19
Four People 20
Five People 10
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 1
Total 123

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 13
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 32
C2 - Skilled manual workers 22
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 15
Total 82

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 Rayleigh and Wickford constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 52% male.

Gender
Male 164
Female 153
Total 317

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 23
5-7 13
8-9 7
10-14 22
15 2
16-17 5
18-19 7
20-24 17
25-29 9
30-44 49
45-59 76
60-64 22
65-74 40
75-84 19
85-89 5
90+ 1
Total 317

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode SS11 8RQ 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 166
Divorced 20
Separated 3
Widowed 10
Same Sex 2
Total 250

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 139
Good 117
Fair 45
Bad 12
Very Bad 4
Total 317

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) 46
Apprenticeship 14
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 23
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 56
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 38
No GCSEs or Equivalent 62
Other 11
Total 250

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Fourth Avenue, Wickford) 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 305
Mixed Ethnicity 5
Black African 7
Total 317

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 293
Wales 6
Scotland 6
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 1
European Union 1
Other 9
Total 317

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 SS11 8RQ

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 257
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 2
African Countries 7
Middle East or Asia 0
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 1
None 60

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 191
No Religion 85
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 2
Not Stated 39
Total 317

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Wickford North ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 23% 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 89
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 28
Self Employed 22
Unemployed 4
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 9
Retired 52
Looking After Home or Family 14
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 7
Other 0
Total 225

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 14
Construction 11
RetailInc. Wholesale 18
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 12
Accommodation and Food 8
Information and Communication 2
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 8
Professional, Scientific and Technical 7
Administration 5
Public Administration and Defence 16
Education 9
HealthInc. Social Work 21
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 9
Total 140

Fourth Avenue, Wickford, SS11 8RQ is within the Wickford North policing neighbourhood, under the Essex 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 Fourth Avenue
Neighbourhood Team Address Wickford North
Force Website: https://www.essex.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 SS11 8RQ. 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 SS11 8RQ.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Fourth Avenue, Wickford, SS11 8RQ. The nearest railway station is Wickford, approximately 1.2 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Wickford 1.2 miles
Battlesbridge 1.6 miles
Rayleigh 2.8 miles
Pitsea 3.6 miles
South Woodham Ferrers 4 miles
Benfleet 4.4 miles
Basildon 4.6 miles
Hockley 5 miles
Billericay 5.5 miles
Laindon 5.8 miles
Leigh-on-Sea 6.2 miles
North Fambridge 6.6 miles
Rochford 7.1 miles
Chalkwell 7.2 miles
Southend Airport 7.4 miles
Ingatestone 8 miles
Westcliff 8 miles
Prittlewell 8.2 miles
Stanford-le-Hope 8.2 miles
Southend Victoria 8.6 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Fourth Avenue, Wickford, SS11 8RQ. The nearest is Abacus Primary School, approximately 0.5 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Abacus Primary School 0.5 miles
    
Hilltop Infant School 0.6 miles
    
Hilltop Junior School 0.6 miles
    
The Wickford Church of England School 0.7 miles
    
Oakfield Primary School 0.8 miles
    
North Crescent Primary School 0.9 miles
    
Wickford Primary School 1.2 miles
    
Runwell Community Primary School 1.3 miles
    
Grange Primary School 1.5 miles
    
Our Lady of Ransom Catholic Primary School 1.9 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Fourth Avenue, Wickford, SS11 8RQ. The nearest is Beauchamps High School, approximately 730 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Beauchamps High School 730 yards
    
The Bromfords School and Sixth Form College 1.5 miles
    
The Sweyne Park School 2.5 miles
    
The Appleton School 3 miles
    
The Basildon Upper Academy 3.1 miles
    
The FitzWimarc School 3.2 miles
    
The Basildon Lower Academy 3.3 miles
    
The Deanes 3.6 miles
    
De La Salle School and Language College 3.8 miles
    
The King John School 4.2 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Fourth Avenue, Wickford, SS11 8RQ. The nearest is Robert Frew Medical Centre, approximately 810 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 Fourth Avenue, Wickford, SS11 8RQ. The nearest is Wickford Dental Health Centre, approximately 0.9 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 Fourth Avenue, Wickford, SS11 8RQ. The nearest is Basildon Hospital - Dermatology Benfleet, approximately 2.6 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Fourth Avenue, Wickford, SS11 8RQ. The nearest is Premier Specs, approximately 1 mile away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Premier Specs 1 mile
D I Glick 1 mile
Williams Optometrists 2.7 miles
K J Green Opticians 2.7 miles
Tesco Opticians 2.9 miles
Rayleigh Vision Centre 3 miles
Rayleigh VE Limited 3 miles
Boots-Rayleigh 3.1 miles
Specsavers Opticians 3.1 miles
Castle Opticians 3.1 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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Broadband in SS11 8RQ

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 39 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 94.2Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 350Mbps
Average Upload Speed 7.4Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 13.4Mbps
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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