Area Information for Acton Hill, Stafford, ST17 0RZ

This postcode in Acton Hill is in the West Midlands region of England. The postcode is within the Penkridge North East and Acton Trussell ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Stafford. This page combines information for the address Acton Hill, Stafford, ST17 0RZ, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of ST17 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.

Basic Information

Area Type Village
Local Authority South Staffordshire
Ward Penkridge North East and Acton Trussell
Constituency Stafford
Region West Midlands * Note that this refers to the Region, not the County of the same name
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 Acton Hill, Stafford, ST17 0RZ:

Foxcote Close, Stafford, ST17 0YJ
Elmstone Close, Stafford, ST17 0YL
Beechfield Drive, Stafford, ST17 0YH
Cannock Road, Stafford, ST17 0QN
Victoria Way, Stafford, ST17 0NU
Greenfield Road, Stafford, ST17 0PU

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about ST17 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Acton Hill, Stafford, ST17 0RZ 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 Acton Hill, Stafford 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 87
Semi-Detached 18
Terraced 1
Flat (Purpose-Built) 0
Flat (Converted) 0
Residence in Commercial Building 1
Total 107
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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 51
Owned with Mortgage 42
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 0
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 2
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 4
Rent Free 2
Total 101

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 20
Two People 47
Three People 17
Four People 14
Five People 1
Six People 2
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 101

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 25
C2 - Skilled manual workers 12
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 3
Total 60

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 Stafford constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 53% male.

Gender
Male 127
Female 111
Total 238

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 9
5-7 3
8-9 3
10-14 12
15 1
16-17 1
18-19 1
20-24 10
25-29 7
30-44 43
45-59 44
60-64 33
65-74 45
75-84 20
85-89 5
90+ 1
Total 238

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

In the immediate vicinity of ST17 0RZ there is a very large concentration of residents that are married - 62% of the resident population. On average, around 47% of census respondents were single. Areas with large married populations are often in suburban settings. They may have a larger number of children if they are couples start families, but this is also often an indicator of an area popular with retirees, particularly where the amount of widowed people is also high. Residents of these areas tend to be more affluent and settled than areas with high concentrations of single people.

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 35
Married 147
Divorced 11
Separated 3
Widowed 12
Same Sex 2
Total 210

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 115
Good 93
Fair 25
Bad 5
Very Bad 0
Total 238

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) 78
Apprenticeship 13
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 26
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 38
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 23
No GCSEs or Equivalent 25
Other 7
Total 210

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Acton Hill, Stafford) 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 231
Mixed Ethnicity 2
Indian 5
Total 238

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 221
Wales 3
Scotland 6
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 2
Other 5
Total 238

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 ST17 0RZ

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 217
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 2
African Countries 0
Middle East or Asia 0
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 20

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 173
No Religion 43
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 4
Other Religion 4
Not Stated 14
Total 238

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Penkridge North East and Acton Trussell ward is entrepreneurial, with a larger than average concentration of residents that are self-employed - 15% of the resident population. On average, around 9.7% of census respondents were self-employed. Male residents were more than twice as likely to be self-employed than women.

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 65
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 18
Self Employed 28
Unemployed 5
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 8
Retired 52
Looking After Home or Family 7
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 0
Other 1
Total 184

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 7
Manufacturing 12
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Construction 8
RetailInc. Wholesale 27
Accommodation and Food 8
Information and Communication 3
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 2
Real Estate 1
Professional, Scientific and Technical 9
Administration 3
Public Administration and Defence 11
Education 11
HealthInc. Social Work 9
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 5
Total 117

Acton Hill, Stafford, ST17 0RZ is within the Penkridge & Huntington policing neighbourhood, under the Staffordshire Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In October 2021, 10 crimes were reported within 1 mile of ST17 0RZ.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 10 crimes committed near ST17 0RZ
Neighbourhood Team Address Penkridge & Huntington
Wolverhampton Road
Codsall
WV8 1PX
Force Website: http://www.staffordshire.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 Acton Hill. 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 ST17 0RZ.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 15 closest railway stations to Acton Hill, Stafford, ST17 0RZ. The nearest railway station is Stafford, approximately 2.7 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Stafford 2.7 miles
Penkridge 3.9 miles
Hednesford 5.5 miles
Rugeley Town 6.2 miles
Rugeley Trent Valley 6.3 miles
Cannock 6.6 miles
Norton Bridge 7.9 miles
Landywood 8.5 miles
Stone (Staffs) 9.8 miles
Bloxwich North 11 miles
Bloxwich 12 miles
Bilbrook 12 miles
Codsall 12 miles
Barlaston 13 miles
Albrighton 13 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Acton Hill, Stafford, ST17 0RZ. The nearest is Oakridge Primary School, approximately 0.7 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Oakridge Primary School 0.7 miles
    
Barnfields Primary School 0.7 miles
    
Berkswich CofE (VC) Primary School 1 mile
    
St Anne's Catholic Primary School 1.1 miles
    
All Saints CofE Primary School, Bednall 1.2 miles
    
Leasowes Primary School 1.3 miles
    
Silkmore Primary Academy 1.5 miles
    
St Leonard's CofE First School 1.6 miles
    
Flash Ley Primary School 1.8 miles
    
Burton Manor Primary School 2 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Acton Hill, Stafford, ST17 0RZ. The nearest is Walton High School, approximately 0.9 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Walton High School 0.9 miles
    
Stafford Manor High School 1.7 miles
    
Bailey Street Alternative Provision Academy 2.5 miles
    
Blessed William Howard Catholic School 2.5 miles
    
King Edward VI High School 2.6 miles
    
The Weston Road Academy 2.8 miles
    
Wolgarston High School 3.7 miles
    
Sir Graham Balfour High School 4.2 miles
    
Staffordshire University Academy 5.1 miles
    
The Rural Enterprise Academy 5.2 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Acton Hill, Stafford, ST17 0RZ. The nearest is Weeping Cross Health Centre, approximately 1.2 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 Acton Hill, Stafford, ST17 0RZ. The nearest is Bupa Dental Care, Stafford, approximately 2.3 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 9 closest hospitals to Acton Hill, Stafford, ST17 0RZ. The nearest is Rowley Hall Hospital, approximately 2.4 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Acton Hill, Stafford, ST17 0RZ. The nearest is Asda Opticians, approximately 2.5 miles away.

* 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.