Area Information for Knutsford, WA16 1AR
This postcode was terminated by the Royal Mail in May 2016. Where possible, we have attempted to find data relating to the area in which the postcode used to reside before retirement. However, some data such as street names and house pricing is based on current postcodes only and so may be missing or incomplete.
About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Knutsford, WA16 1AR 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 Knutsford 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.
|Residence in Commercial Building||3|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
This area contains a mixture of housing tenures, as detailed below. Across the UK, an average of 30.6% of household spaces were owned outright, 32.9% were mortgaged, 18.2% were social housing, and 16.3% were privately rented at the last census.
|Owned with Mortgage||41|
|Rented: From Council||4|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||2|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||10|
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||16|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||37|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||12|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||6|
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 Tatton constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 46% male.
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
The postcode WA16 1AR 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.
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
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)||73|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||19|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||35|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||27|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||41|
Ethnic Group Embed This
This address (Knutsford) 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 98% 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.
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 WA16 1AR
|Republic of Ireland||0|
|Europe (including European Union)||8|
|Middle East or Asia||0|
|North America or Caribbean||0|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||1|
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 Knutsford ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 22% of the resident population. On average, around 13.8% of census respondents were retired. While the UK has an aging population, less residents over 65 are choosing to retire than previously. Between the 2001 and 2011 census, the number of economically active 65-74 year olds almost doubled to 8.7% - an increase of some 413,000 people.
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)||18|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||8|
|Looking After Home or Family||5|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||2|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing||1|
|Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc.||1|
|Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management||1|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||1|
|Accommodation and Food||4|
|Information and Communication||8|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||7|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||9|
|Public Administration and Defence||13|
|HealthInc. Social Work||11|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||7|
|Crime:||Click here to view crimes committed near WA16 1AR|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to WA16 1AR. 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 WA16 1AR.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Knutsford, WA16 1AR. The nearest railway station is Knutsford, approximately 0.9 miles away.
|Chelford (Cheshire)||4.4 miles|
|Hale (Manchester)||4.6 miles|
|Manchester Airport||5.1 miles|
|Alderley Edge||5.1 miles|
|Lostock Gralam||5.4 miles|
|Navigation Road||5.8 miles|
|Heald Green||6.4 miles|
|Holmes Chapel||7.9 miles|
|Cheadle Hulme||8.3 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Knutsford, WA16 1AR. The nearest is Manor Park School and Nursery, approximately half a mile away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Manor Park School and Nursery||half a mile||
|St Vincent's Catholic Primary School||0.7 miles||
|Egerton Primary School||0.9 miles||
|Bexton Primary School||1.5 miles||
|Mobberley CofE Primary School||1.9 miles||
|Lower Peover CofE Primary School||3.6 miles||
|Peover Superior Endowed Primary School||4 miles||
|Chelford CofE Primary School||4.1 miles||
|Bowdon CofE Primary School||4.2 miles||
|Bollin Primary School||4.2 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Knutsford, WA16 1AR. The nearest is Cheshire Studio School, approximately 1.2 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Cheshire Studio School||1.2 miles||
|Knutsford Academy||1.2 miles||
|Saint Ambrose College||4.3 miles||
|Altrincham Grammar School for Boys||4.4 miles||
|Altrincham Grammar School for Girls||4.7 miles||
|Altrincham College||5.2 miles||
|North Cestrian School||5.2 miles||
|Loreto Grammar School||5.2 miles||
|Blessed Thomas Holford Catholic College||5.2 miles||
|Wilmslow High School||5.4 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Knutsford, WA16 1AR. The nearest is Annandale Medical Centre, approximately 440 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Annandale Medical Centre||440 yards|
|Knutsford Medical Partnership||0.9 miles|
|Knutsford Medical Practice||1 mile|
|Dr Mallon T J and Partners||1.3 miles|
|David Lewis Medical Practice||3.5 miles|
|Chelford Surgery||4.2 miles|
|Shay Lane Medical Centre (Kelman)||4.5 miles|
|Shay Lane Medical Centre (Patel)||4.5 miles|
|ALTRINCHAM MEDICAL PRACTICE||5 miles|
|Wilmslow Health Centre||5.1 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Knutsford, WA16 1AR. The nearest is Dr Guy R Ward BDS & Associates, approximately 520 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Dr Guy R Ward BDS & Associates||520 yards|
|The King Street Dental Practice||0.8 miles|
|Gaskell Avenue Dental Practice||1 mile|
|The Toft Road Dental Practice||1 mile|
|Crescent Dental Care||4.3 miles|
|Delahays Dental Practice||4.7 miles|
|Wilmslow Dental Practice||5 miles|
|Altrincham Road Dental Surgery||5 miles|
|J.G. Sullivan Ltd - Holmfield||5 miles|
|Goose Green Dental||5 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Knutsford, WA16 1AR. The nearest is Knutsford and District Community Hospital, approximately 1.1 miles away.
|Knutsford and District Community Hospital||1.1 miles|
|Knutsford Community Hospital||1.1 miles|
|Salford Royal Neurology Outpatient Service (Kdch)||1.1 miles|
|Priory Hospital Altrincham||3.8 miles|
|St Annes Hospital||4.9 miles|
|Altrincham General Hospital||5 miles|
|Altrincham Hospital||5 miles|
|Altrincham General Hospital||5.1 miles|
|The Wilmslow Hospital||5.2 miles|
|Wythenshawe Hospital||5.9 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Knutsford, WA16 1AR. The nearest is Clare & Illingworth Ltd, approximately 0.8 miles away.
|Clare & Illingworth Ltd||0.8 miles|
|Wendy Diddams Optometrist||0.8 miles|
|G Nordon-Riley||0.8 miles|
|Cheshire Eyecare||4.4 miles|
|Wood & Watson||4.5 miles|
|Hale Eyecare||4.6 miles|
|Toll Optometrists||5 miles|
|Tesco Opticians||5 miles|
|Susan Wright Opticians||5.1 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.