Area Information for Leech Street, Newcastle, ST5 1SH
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Leech Street, Newcastle, ST5 1SH 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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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 Leech Street, Newcastle consists predominantly of flats, which is common in inner cities, student neighbourhoods and poorer suburban settings. 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||2|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Leech Street, Newcastle 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||7|
|Rented: From Council||1|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||57|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||51|
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||9|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||27|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||4|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||30|
Gender Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly 49% male, 51% female. This part of the Town ward however contains significantly more women than average (58%). This can be caused by a number of factors, but amongst the most common are large establishments such as boarding schools and convents, and areas with older populations.
Females on average live longer than males, so are more likely to be found in retirement areas. In general, as people age they move away from city centre addresses to suburbs, smaller towns and rural locations, so these areas often show a greater number of females, with inner city areas showing the opposite trend.
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
In the immediate vicinity of ST5 1SH the number widowed residents is high - 18% of the area's population. This may be indicative of an older population, and these areas often contain more women than men as a result.
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.
However, this area of the Town ward shows lower levels of residents that report their health as Good or Very Good (69%) than average, which is usually indicative of areas with older populations or areas of social deprivation.
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)||36|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||59|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||15|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||13|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||76|
Ethnic Group Embed This
As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 87% 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||0|
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 ST5 1SH
|Republic of Ireland||0|
|Europe (including European Union)||16|
|Middle East or Asia||7|
|North America or Caribbean||0|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||3|
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
This address within the Town ward showed a higher than average concentration of student residents - 33% of the resident population. On average, around 9.2% of census respondents were students. Male residents were slightly less likely than women to be students. The figures for students include both working and full-time studying students.
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)||13|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||56|
|Looking After Home or Family||4|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||10|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||3|
|Accommodation and Food||8|
|Information and Communication||2|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||2|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||2|
|Public Administration and Defence||2|
|HealthInc. Social Work||9|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||2|
Leech Street, Newcastle, ST5 1SH is within the Newcastle Town policing neighbourhood, under the Staffordshire Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In May 2021, 139 crimes were reported within half a mile of ST5 1SH.
|Crime:||Click here to view 139 crimes committed near Leech Street|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to ST5 1SH. 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 ST5 1SH.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 13 closest railway stations to Leech Street, Newcastle, ST5 1SH. The nearest railway station is Stoke-on-Trent, approximately 1.7 miles away.
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Leech Street, Newcastle, ST5 1SH. The nearest is Hassell Primary School, approximately 510 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Hassell Primary School||510 yards||
|Harpfield Primary Academy||720 yards||
|Co-op Academy Friarswood||760 yards||
|St Giles' and St George's Church of England Academy||0.6 miles||
|St Mary's Catholic Primary School||0.7 miles||
|St John's CofE (A) Primary School||0.7 miles||
|Langdale Primary School||0.9 miles||
|Westlands Primary School||1 mile||
|St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Primary School||1 mile||
|The Willows Primary School||1 mile||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Leech Street, Newcastle, ST5 1SH. The nearest is St John Fisher Catholic College, approximately 0.9 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|St John Fisher Catholic College||0.9 miles||
|Thistley Hough Academy||0.9 miles||
|Newcastle Academy||1.1 miles||
|Clayton Hall Academy||1.2 miles||
|The Orme Academy||1.4 miles|
|St Joseph's College||1.6 miles||
|Excellence Girls Academy||1.8 miles|
|St Peter's CofE Academy||2.2 miles||
|Chesterton Community Sports College||2.6 miles||
|Trentham Academy||2.7 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Leech Street, Newcastle, ST5 1SH. The nearest is Lyme Valley Practice, approximately 190 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Lyme Valley Practice||190 yards|
|Hartshill Medical Centre||half a mile|
|Higherland Surgery||half a mile|
|Miller Street Surgery||0.5 miles|
|Silverdale & Ryecroft Branch||0.6 miles|
|Kingsbridge Medical Centre||1 mile|
|Lymebrook Surgery||1.3 miles|
|Milehouse Medical Practice||1.3 miles|
|Dr SB Kulkarni||1.4 miles|
|Drs Rees, Lefroy & Aw||1.4 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Leech Street, Newcastle, ST5 1SH. The nearest is Hanover Dental Practice, approximately 820 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Hanover Dental Practice||820 yards|
|Cherry Orchard Dental Practice||0.5 miles|
|Ashlow Orthodontic Practice||0.6 miles|
|mydentist, Liverpool Road, Newcastle-Under-Lyme||0.7 miles|
|Stoneyfields Dental Practice||0.7 miles|
|NHS Liverpool Road Dental Practice||1.4 miles|
|Teeth for Life||1.5 miles|
|Grosvenor Dental Practice||1.5 miles|
|Milehouse Dental Practice||1.6 miles|
|Westbury Park Dental Practice||1.6 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Leech Street, Newcastle, ST5 1SH. The nearest is Royal Stoke University Hospital, approximately 790 yards away.
|Royal Stoke University Hospital||790 yards|
|Harplands Hospital||0.6 miles|
|Community Eyecare Cataract and Surgical Centre Stoke||0.8 miles|
|University Hospital Of North Staffs||0.9 miles|
|Nuffield Health, North Staffordshire Hospital||1.3 miles|
|St Augustine's Independent Hospital||2.3 miles|
|Bradwell Hospital||2.4 miles|
|Airs -Bradwell Hospital||2.6 miles|
|Haywood Hospital||3.7 miles|
|Longton Cottage Hospital||4.6 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Leech Street, Newcastle, ST5 1SH. The nearest is McKellen, Ashton & Tavernor, approximately 620 yards away.
|McKellen, Ashton & Tavernor||620 yards|
|Specsavers Opticians||670 yards|
|Dollond & Aitchison||750 yards|
|Boots-Newcastle under Lyme - High St||790 yards|
|B Newbold (Newcastle) Ltd||810 yards|
|Browns Opticians||850 yards|
|Lancaster & Thorpe||850 yards|
|Kenneth Wright||0.7 miles|
|Edwards RG||1.5 miles|
|Nusyte Opticians (stoke)||1.5 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 ST5 1SH
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 5 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||40.8Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||79.3Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||6Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||20Mbps|
|Superfast Broadband Available||Yes|
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