Area Information for Westford Drive, Westford, Wellington, TA21 0DG

Westford Drive in Westford is in the South West region of England. The postcode is within the Rockwell Green ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Taunton Deane. This page combines information for the address Westford Drive, Westford, Wellington, TA21 0DG, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of TA21 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 TA21 0DG.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Somerset West and Taunton
Ward Rockwell Green
Constituency Taunton Deane
Region South West
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 Westford Drive, Westford, Wellington, TA21 0DG:

Westford, Wellington, TA21 0DZ
Westford, Wellington, TA21 0DT
The Old Water Mill, Westford, Wellington, TA21 0DJ
Westford Court, Wellington, TA21 0EW
Westford Grange, Westford, Wellington, TA21 0EP
Westford Close, Wellington, TA21 0DY

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about TA21 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Westford Drive, Westford, Wellington, TA21 0DG 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 2 property sales in Westford Drive 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

This area contains a mixture of housing types, as detailed below. No single type of dwelling accounts for more than 50% of the dwellings. 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 86
Semi-Detached 52
Terraced 57
Flat (Purpose-Built) 17
Flat (Converted) 1
Total 213
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Westford Drive, Westford, Wellington contains a higher than average level of social housing - 25% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 77
Owned with Mortgage 50
Shared Ownership 3
Rented: From Council 2
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 48
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 15
Rented: Other 3
Rent Free 0
Total 198

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 32
Two People 65
Three People 44
Four People 32
Five People 18
Six People 4
Seven People 2
8+ People 1
Total 198

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 33
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 47
C2 - Skilled manual workers 38
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 36
Total 154

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 Taunton Deane constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 49% male.

Male 289
Female 299
Total 588

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

The area around TA21 0DG has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 28% of the resident population). This is commonly seen in suburban neighbourhoods, and sometiems in areas of high social housing.

Age Groups
0-4 56
5-7 28
8-9 15
10-14 58
15 5
16-17 17
18-19 12
20-24 27
25-29 28
30-44 102
45-59 109
60-64 30
65-74 41
75-84 31
85-89 15
90+ 14
Total 588

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode TA21 0DG 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 129
Married 225
Divorced 32
Separated 8
Widowed 32
Same Sex 0
Total 426

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.

Very Good 302
Good 192
Fair 72
Bad 19
Very Bad 3
Total 588

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) 115
Apprenticeship 17
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 58
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 90
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 51
No GCSEs or Equivalent 74
Other 21
Total 426

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Westford Drive, Westford, Wellington) 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 99% 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 580
Mixed Ethnicity 6
Indian 1
Other Asian 1
Total 588

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 542
Wales 10
Scotland 9
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 8
Other 18
Total 588

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 TA21 0DG

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 421
Republic of Ireland 1
Europe (including European Union) 5
African Countries 1
Middle East or Asia 0
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 3
None 160

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.

Christian 336
No Religion 195
Buddhist 2
Hindu 3
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 2
Not Stated 50
Total 588

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Rockwell Green ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in part-time employment - 19% of the resident population. On average, around 13.7% of census respondents were in part-time employment. There was a large disparity between employment types of male and female residents - almost four times as many women were part-time employees when compared to men.

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 125
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 68
Self Employed 43
Unemployed 9
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 32
Retired 53
Looking After Home or Family 17
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 14
Other 5
Total 366

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 6
Manufacturing 22
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 2
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 2
Construction 27
RetailInc. Wholesale 45
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 3
Accommodation and Food 8
Information and Communication 6
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 10
Real Estate 4
Professional, Scientific and Technical 13
Administration 10
Public Administration and Defence 13
Education 20
HealthInc. Social Work 51
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 8
Total 250

Westford Drive, Westford, Wellington, TA21 0DG is within the Wellington Centre and South policing neighbourhood, under the Avon and Somerset Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.

Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view crimes committed near Westford Drive
Neighbourhood Team Address Wellington Centre and South

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Below are the details of the closest services to Westford. 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 TA21 0DG.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 2 closest railway stations to Westford Drive, Westford, Wellington, TA21 0DG. The nearest railway station is Tiverton Parkway, approximately 6.1 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Tiverton Parkway 6.1 miles
Taunton 7.4 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Westford Drive, Westford, Wellington, TA21 0DG. The nearest is Rockwell Green Church of England Primary School, approximately 560 yards away.

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 7 closest secondary schools to Westford Drive, Westford, Wellington, TA21 0DG. The nearest is Court Fields School, approximately 0.8 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Court Fields School 0.8 miles
Kingsmead Academy 5 miles
Uffculme School 5.8 miles
The Castle School 6.5 miles
Bishop Fox's School 7.3 miles
The Taunton Academy 7.9 miles
Heathfield Community School 9.2 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Westford Drive, Westford, Wellington, TA21 0DG. The nearest is Wellington Medical Centre, 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 Westford Drive, Westford, Wellington, TA21 0DG. The nearest is IDH Wellington, approximately 0.8 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 6 closest hospitals to Westford Drive, Westford, Wellington, TA21 0DG. The nearest is Wellington Community Hospital, approximately 1.1 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Westford Drive, Westford, Wellington, TA21 0DG. The nearest is Watson & Smith Opticians, approximately 1.2 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.