Area Information for Oxford Street, Westminster, London, W1D 2DH
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Oxford Street, Westminster, London, W1D 2DH 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
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.
|Residence in Commercial Building||92|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Oxford Street, Westminster, London contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 71% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.
|Owned with Mortgage||5|
|Rented: From Council||4|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||3|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||94|
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||65|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||43|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||8|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||8|
Gender Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly 49% male, 51% female. The local area around W1D 2DH however is predominantly male (66%). This can be caused by a number of factors, but amongst the most common are: areas associated with nearby higher education, areas that contain large establishments such as boarding schools, and areas with younger populations (females on average live longer than males, so are more likely to be found in retirement areas).
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 W1D 2DH there is a large concentration of residents that are single - 70% 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.
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.
Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top
Oxford Street and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents that are degree educated or similar - 51% of the resident population. On average, around 27.1% of census respondents fall in to this category.
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)||124|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||25|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||12|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||15|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||32|
Ethnic Group Embed This
As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 79% 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
In this area (Oxford Street, Westminster, London), only 41% of the residents were born in England, so the majority of the residents of this area were not born in England.
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||5|
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 W1D 2DH
|Republic of Ireland||4|
|Europe (including European Union)||58|
|Middle East or Asia||16|
|North America or Caribbean||15|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||4|
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 West End ward is entrepreneurial, with a larger than average concentration of residents that are self-employed - 20% 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.
|Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week)||9|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||22|
|Looking After Home or Family||0|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||27|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc.||1|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||1|
|Accommodation and Food||20|
|Information and Communication||16|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||25|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||24|
|Public Administration and Defence||1|
|HealthInc. Social Work||17|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||21|
Oxford Street, Westminster, London, W1D 2DH is within the Oxford Street, Regent Street and Bond Street policing neighbourhood, under the Metropolitan Police Service force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In August 2021, 2139 crimes were reported within half a mile of W1D 2DH.
|Crime:||Click here to view 2139 crimes committed near Oxford Street|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Oxford Street, Regent Street and Bond Street
Below are the details of the closest services to Westminster. 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 W1D 2DH.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Oxford Street, Westminster, London, W1D 2DH. The nearest railway station is London Charing Cross, approximately 0.7 miles away.
|London Charing Cross||0.7 miles|
|London Euston||0.9 miles|
|London St Pancras International||1 mile|
|London Kings Cross||1.1 miles|
|London St Pancras (Intl)||1.1 miles|
|London Waterloo||1.1 miles|
|City Thameslink||1.2 miles|
|London Blackfriars||1.2 miles|
|London Waterloo East||1.3 miles|
|London Marylebone||1.5 miles|
|London Victoria||1.6 miles|
|London Cannon Street||1.8 miles|
|Camden Road||1.8 miles|
|Old Street||1.9 miles|
|London Paddington||2 miles|
|Caledonian Road & Barnsbury||2 miles|
|Elephant & Castle||2 miles|
|London Liverpool Street||2.1 miles|
Nearest Tube/DLR Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to Oxford Street, Westminster, London, W1D 2DH. The nearest Tube station is Tottenham Court Road, approximately < 50 yards away.
|Tottenham Court Road Tube Station||< 50 yards|
|Goodge Street Tube Station||600 yards|
|Covent Garden Tube Station||620 yards|
|Leicester Square Tube Station||630 yards|
|Piccadilly Circus Tube Station||800 yards|
|Holborn Tube Station||800 yards|
|Oxford Circus Tube Station||860 yards|
|Russell Square Tube Station||0.5 miles|
|Charing Cross Tube Station||0.6 miles|
|Euston Square Tube Station||0.7 miles|
|Warren Street Tube Station||0.7 miles|
|Embankment Tube Station||0.7 miles|
|Great Portland Street Tube Station||0.8 miles|
|Temple Tube Station||0.8 miles|
|Euston Tube Station||0.8 miles|
|Green Park Tube Station||0.8 miles|
|Bond Street Tube Station||0.8 miles|
|London Euston Overground Station||0.8 miles|
|Regent's Park Tube Station||0.8 miles|
|Chancery Lane Tube Station||0.8 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Oxford Street, Westminster, London, W1D 2DH. The nearest is Soho Parish CofE Primary School, approximately 620 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Soho Parish CofE Primary School||620 yards||
|St Josephs Catholic Primary School||680 yards||
|All Souls CofE Primary School||740 yards||
|St Clement Danes CofE Primary School||0.5 miles||
|St George the Martyr Church of England Primary School||0.7 miles||
|Netley Primary School & Centre for Autism||0.9 miles||
|St Alban's Church of England Primary School||0.9 miles||
|Argyle Primary School||0.9 miles||
|Christopher Hatton Primary School||0.9 miles||
|St Vincent's Catholic Primary School||1 mile||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Oxford Street, Westminster, London, W1D 2DH. The nearest is Fashion Retail Academy, approximately 240 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Fashion Retail Academy||240 yards|
|Birkbeck College||650 yards|
|Maria Fidelis Catholic School FCJ||0.9 miles||
|The St Marylebone CofE School||1 mile||
|Royal Academy of Music||1 mile|
|London Nautical School||1.2 miles||
|Regent High School||1.2 miles||
|DLD College||1.3 miles|
|Westminster City School||1.3 miles||
|Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School||1.4 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Oxford Street, Westminster, London, W1D 2DH. The nearest is Soho Centre For Health And Care, approximately 240 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Soho Centre For Health And Care||240 yards|
|Soho Square General Practice||240 yards|
|GT Chapel Street Medical Centre For The Homeless||300 yards|
|Covent Garden Medical Centre||480 yards|
|Gower Street Practice||480 yards|
|Museum Practice||480 yards|
|Ridgmount Practice||520 yards|
|Fitzrovia Medical Centre||0.6 miles|
|Kings College Health Centre||0.6 miles|
|Brunswick Medical Centre||0.6 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Oxford Street, Westminster, London, W1D 2DH. The nearest is Centre Point Dental Practice, approximately 140 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Centre Point Dental Practice||140 yards|
|Soho Dental Care||240 yards|
|Soho Orthodontic Clinic||240 yards|
|CLCH Dental Service for Homeless People||300 yards|
|Leicester Square Dental Clinic||560 yards|
|Covent Garden Dental Clinic||half a mile|
|Esthetique Dental Care||0.6 miles|
|Malmin Orthodontic Group Ltd||0.6 miles|
|Conduit Dental Practice||0.6 miles|
|Travers Dental Practice||0.7 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Oxford Street, Westminster, London, W1D 2DH. The nearest is Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals, approximately 700 yards away.
|Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals||700 yards|
|University College Hospital Grafton Way Building||860 yards|
|Hospital For Tropical Diseases||0.5 miles|
|The Royal London Hospital For Integrated Medicine||0.6 miles|
|National Hospital For Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square||0.6 miles|
|Great Ormond Street Hospital For Children||0.6 miles|
|Great Ormond Street Hospital||0.6 miles|
|Mya St Lukes Hospital||0.6 miles|
|University College Hospital Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing||0.7 miles|
|University College Hospital||0.7 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Oxford Street, Westminster, London, W1D 2DH. The nearest is Sight Care, approximately 110 yards away.
|Sight Care||110 yards|
|Specsavers Opticians||130 yards|
|Boots-London - Tottenham Court Road||170 yards|
|Optical Express||310 yards|
|David Clulow Opticians||470 yards|
|The Eye Place||520 yards|
|Eyecare Clinic||550 yards|
|David Clulow Opticians||570 yards|
|Orb Optical||650 yards|
* 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.