Area Information for Parkstone Avenue, Benfleet, SS7 1SR

Parkstone Avenue in Benfleet is in the Eastern region of England. The postcode is within the Boyce ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Castle Point. This page combines information for the address Parkstone Avenue, Benfleet, SS7 1SR, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of SS7 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 SS7 1SR.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Castle Point
Ward Boyce
Constituency Castle Point
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 Parkstone Avenue, Benfleet, SS7 1SR:

Parkstone Avenue, Benfleet, SS7 1SP
Glenmere Park Avenue, Benfleet, SS7 1SS
Kiln Road, Benfleet, SS7 1SL
Shipwrights Drive, Benfleet, SS7 1RA
Shipwrights Drive, Benfleet, SS7 1RW
Strangman Avenue, Benfleet, SS7 1RB

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about SS7 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Parkstone Avenue, Benfleet, SS7 1SR 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 32 property sales in Parkstone 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 Parkstone Avenue, Benfleet consists predominantly of detached housing, a strong indicator of affluence. 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 79
Semi-Detached 19
Terraced 23
Flat (Purpose-Built) 4
Flat (Converted) 0
Residence in Commercial Building 1
Total 126
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

This area contains a mixture of housing tenures, as detailed below. Across the UK, an average of 30.6% of household spaces were owned outright, 32.9% were mortgaged, 18.2% were social housing, and 16.3% were privately rented at the last census.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 62
Owned with Mortgage 48
Shared Ownership 1
Rented: From Council 0
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 0
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 11
Rented: Other 2
Rent Free 1
Total 125

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 28
Two People 53
Three People 17
Four People 13
Five People 10
Six People 2
Seven People 2
8+ People 0
Total 125

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 20
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 28
C2 - Skilled manual workers 26
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 9
Total 83

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 Castle Point constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 50% male.

Gender
Male 155
Female 158
Total 313

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 15
5-7 6
8-9 3
10-14 13
15 8
16-17 6
18-19 14
20-24 19
25-29 23
30-44 46
45-59 72
60-64 25
65-74 36
75-84 22
85-89 2
90+ 3
Total 313

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode SS7 1SR 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 78
Married 141
Divorced 23
Separated 4
Widowed 22
Same Sex 0
Total 268

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 143
Good 112
Fair 38
Bad 12
Very Bad 8
Total 313

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) 57
Apprenticeship 12
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 37
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 48
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 38
No GCSEs or Equivalent 64
Other 12
Total 268

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.

Ethnic Group
White 294
Mixed Ethnicity 8
Indian 3
Pakistani 1
Other Asian 4
Black Caribbean 3
Total 313

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 292
Wales 1
Scotland 2
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 2
European Union 3
Other 12
Total 313

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 SS7 1SR

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 280
Republic of Ireland 1
Europe (including European Union) 2
African Countries 1
Middle East or Asia 3
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 27

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 222
No Religion 56
Buddhist 4
Hindu 3
Jewish 0
Muslim 2
Sikh 0
Other Religion 1
Not Stated 25
Total 313

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Boyce ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 19% 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 90
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 33
Self Employed 31
Unemployed 6
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 16
Retired 45
Looking After Home or Family 6
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 10
Other 4
Total 241

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 8
Construction 24
RetailInc. Wholesale 24
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 5
Accommodation and Food 5
Information and Communication 5
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 21
Real Estate 1
Professional, Scientific and Technical 5
Administration 7
Public Administration and Defence 9
Education 14
HealthInc. Social Work 25
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 8
Total 161

Parkstone Avenue, Benfleet, SS7 1SR is within the Benfleet 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 Parkstone Avenue
Neighbourhood Team Address Benfleet
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 SS7 1SR. 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 SS7 1SR.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Parkstone Avenue, Benfleet, SS7 1SR. The nearest railway station is Benfleet, approximately 1.7 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Benfleet 1.7 miles
Rayleigh 2.1 miles
Leigh-on-Sea 2.4 miles
Chalkwell 3.7 miles
Pitsea 3.7 miles
Hockley 4.2 miles
Westcliff 4.5 miles
Battlesbridge 4.7 miles
Southend Airport 4.9 miles
Wickford 5 miles
Rochford 5 miles
Prittlewell 5.1 miles
Southend Victoria 5.3 miles
Southend Central 5.4 miles
Basildon 5.8 miles
Southend East 6.2 miles
South Woodham Ferrers 6.3 miles
Laindon 7.3 miles
North Fambridge 7.3 miles
Thorpe Bay 7.5 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Parkstone Avenue, Benfleet, SS7 1SR. The nearest is Westwood Academy, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Westwood Academy 0.6 miles
    
Thundersley Primary School 0.7 miles
    
Kingston Primary School 1 mile
    
Hadleigh Junior School 1 mile
    
Hadleigh Infant and Nursery School 1.1 miles
    
Holy Family Catholic Primary School 1.3 miles
    
Kents Hill Infant Academy 1.3 miles
    
Kents Hill Junior School 1.3 miles
    
The Robert Drake Primary School 1.4 miles
    
South Benfleet Primary School 1.4 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Parkstone Avenue, Benfleet, SS7 1SR. The nearest is The King John School, approximately 420 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
The King John School 420 yards
    
The Deanes 0.7 miles
    
The Appleton School 1.7 miles
    
Belfairs Academy 2.2 miles
    
The FitzWimarc School 2.3 miles
    
The Cornelius Vermuyden School 2.5 miles
    
The Sweyne Park School 2.5 miles
    
Castle View School 2.6 miles
    
The Eastwood Academy 3.2 miles
    
Westcliff High School for Girls 3.3 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Parkstone Avenue, Benfleet, SS7 1SR. The nearest is The Hollies Surgery, 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 Parkstone Avenue, Benfleet, SS7 1SR. The nearest is The Benfleet Dental Centre, approximately 580 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 10 closest hospitals to Parkstone Avenue, Benfleet, SS7 1SR. The nearest is Basildon Hospital - Dermatology Benfleet, approximately 1.8 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Parkstone Avenue, Benfleet, SS7 1SR. The nearest is Castle Opticians, approximately 0.8 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Castle Opticians 0.8 miles
Forbes Opticians Ltd 0.8 miles
Castle Opticians 1.5 miles
E Megafu 1.8 miles
K J Green Opticians 1.8 miles
Rayleigh Vision Centre 1.8 miles
Castle Opticians 1.9 miles
Greens Opticians Ltd 1.9 miles
Audley Mills Eye Services Ltd 1.9 miles
Boots-Rayleigh 1.9 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 SS7 1SR

This postcode has support for superfast broadband at one or more premises. Superfast broadband is generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 30Mbps plus - more than enough for gaming, video calling, watching video and internet browsing. 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 13 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 49.1Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 79Mbps
Average Upload Speed 12.5Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 20Mbps
Superfast 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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