Area Information for Penmaesglas Road, Aberystwyth, Wales, SY23 1JP

Penmaesglas Road in Aberystwyth is in Wales. The postcode is within the Aberystwyth Rheidol ward/electoral division, which is in the UK Parliamentary Constituency of Ceredigion. This page combines information for the address Penmaesglas Road, Aberystwyth, Wales, SY23 1JP, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of SY23 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 SY23 1JP.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Ceredigion
Ward Aberystwyth Rheidol
UK Parliamentary Constituency Ceredigion
Country Wales


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 Penmaesglas Road, Aberystwyth, Wales, SY23 1JP:

Prospect Street, Aberystwyth, SY23 1JJ
South Road, Aberystwyth, SY23 1JW
Custom House Street, Aberystwyth, SY23 1JR
Vulcan Street, Aberystwyth, SY23 1JH
South Road, Aberystwyth, SY23 1JL
Rheidol Place, South Road, Aberystwyth, SY23 1JN

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about SY23 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Penmaesglas Road, Aberystwyth, Wales, SY23 1JP 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 20 property sales in Penmaesglas Road 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 Penmaesglas Road, Aberystwyth, Wales consists predominantly of terraced housing, which is common in suburban and inner-city areas. 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 3
Semi-Detached 8
Terraced 79
Flat (Purpose-Built) 32
Flat (Converted) 27
Residence in Commercial Building 3
Total 152
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Penmaesglas Road, Aberystwyth, Wales contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 42% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 27
Owned with Mortgage 19
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 8
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 26
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 54
Rented: Other 6
Rent Free 3
Total 143

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 69
Two People 28
Three People 14
Four People 5
Five People 11
Six People 14
Seven People 1
8+ People 1
Total 143

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 16
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 59
C2 - Skilled manual workers 12
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 12
Total 99

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 Ceredigion UK Parliamentary Constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 53% male.

Gender
Male 180
Female 161
Total 341

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. This section of the Aberystwyth Rheidol ward has a very large concentration of residents that are aged 18-30. This is most commonly seen in inner city areas that have good entertainment facilities (bars, clubs, theatres etc.) that appeal to this younger demographic.

This type of distribution is also common in the vicinity of higher education facilities, in particular universities.

Age Groups
0-4 5
5-7 5
8-9 4
10-14 7
15 1
16-17 2
18-19 22
20-24 150
25-29 28
30-44 39
45-59 18
60-64 9
65-74 20
75-84 21
85-89 4
90+ 6
Total 341

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

In the immediate vicinity of SY23 1JP there is a large concentration of residents that are single - 67% of the resident population. On average, around 35% of census respondents were single. Areas with large single populations are often in built-up areas, with good entertainment facilities. It is also common to see a younger population in these areas.

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 229
Married 39
Divorced 17
Separated 7
Widowed 26
Same Sex 1
Total 319

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 138
Fair 39
Bad 15
Very Bad 6
Total 341

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) 76
Apprenticeship 7
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 144
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 29
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 14
No GCSEs or Equivalent 33
Other 16
Total 319

Welsh Language Embed This

The area around SY23 1JP has a larger than average concentration of Welsh speakers (at 27% of the resident population). Across Wales, 18.6% of the population spoke Welsh at the time of the last census.

Welsh Language
Speak Welsh 92
Other Skills e.g. Some listening comprehension, reading or writing 30
No Welsh Skills 219
Total 341

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 320
Mixed Ethnicity 6
Indian 2
Chinese 6
Other Asian 3
Black African 1
Black Caribbean 2
Other 1
Total 341

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

In this area (Penmaesglas Road, Aberystwyth, Wales), 42% of the residents were born in Wales, which means that the majority were born outside of Wales.

At the time of the 2011 census, approximately 72.7% of the resident population of Wales were born in Wales. The other groups were 20.8% English, 0.79% Scottish, 0.27% Northern Irish, 0.39% from the Republic of Ireland, 1.8% from other European Union countries, and 3.25% from outside of Europe.

Country of Birth
England 153
Wales 144
Scotland 1
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 3
European Union 19
Other 20
Total 341

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 SY23 1JP

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 255
Republic of Ireland 2
Europe (including European Union) 17
African Countries 2
Middle East or Asia 3
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 4
None 59

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 160
No Religion 141
Buddhist 3
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 1
Sikh 0
Other Religion 10
Not Stated 26
Total 341

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Aberystwyth Rheidol ward showed a higher than average concentration of student residents - 61% 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.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 51
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 13
Self Employed 3
Unemployed 8
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 175
Retired 23
Looking After Home or Family 3
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 10
Other 2
Total 288

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 3
Manufacturing 1
Construction 3
RetailInc. Wholesale 26
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 2
Accommodation and Food 20
Information and Communication 1
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 1
Professional, Scientific and Technical 7
Administration 2
Public Administration and Defence 9
Education 21
HealthInc. Social Work 10
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 14
Total 120

Penmaesglas Road, Aberystwyth, Wales, SY23 1JP is within the Aberystwyth Town and University policing neighbourhood, under the Dyfed-Powys Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In May 2021, 186 crimes were reported within half a mile of SY23 1JP.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 186 crimes committed near Penmaesglas Road
Neighbourhood Team Address Aberystwyth Town and University
Divisional Police Headquarters
Boulevard Saint Brieuc
Aberystwyth
Ceredigion
Force Website: http://www.dyfed-powys.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 SY23 1JP. 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 SY23 1JP.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 6 closest railway stations to Penmaesglas Road, Aberystwyth, Wales, SY23 1JP. The nearest railway station is Aberystwyth, approximately 450 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Aberystwyth 450 yards
Bow Street 3 miles
Borth 5.6 miles
Aberdovey 9.2 miles
Penhelig 9.5 miles
Tywyn 12 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Penmaesglas Road, Aberystwyth, Wales, SY23 1JP. The nearest is Ysgol Padarn Sant, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Ysgol Padarn Sant 0.6 miles
Ysgol Plascrug 0.6 miles
Yr Ysgol Gymraeg 0.7 miles
Ysgol Llwyn Yr Eos 1.2 miles
Ysgol Penglais 1.2 miles
Ysgol Comins Coch 2.1 miles
Ysgol Gymunedol Llanfarian 2.6 miles
Ysgol Rhydypennau 4.2 miles
Ysgol Penrhyncoch 4.3 miles
Ysgol Penllwyn 4.4 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 1 closest secondary schools to Penmaesglas Road, Aberystwyth, Wales, SY23 1JP. The nearest is Ysgol Gyfun Penweddig, approximately 0.9 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Ysgol Gyfun Penweddig 0.9 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 4 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Penmaesglas Road, Aberystwyth, Wales, SY23 1JP. The nearest is Dr J W Williams & Partners, approximately 580 yards away. Please consult the facility to check if they are currently accepting new NHS patients.

Name Approximate Distance*
Dr J W Williams & Partners 580 yards
Padarn Surgery 0.9 miles
Ystwyth Medical Group 0.9 miles
Dr D W Williams & Associates 4.8 miles

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 3 closest hospitals to Penmaesglas Road, Aberystwyth, Wales, SY23 1JP. The nearest is Gorwelion Resource Centre, approximately 0.7 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.

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Broadband in SY23 1JP

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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 7 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 38.5Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 78.1Mbps
Average Upload Speed 7.7Mbps
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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