Area Information for Essex Street, Westminster, London, WC2R 3AA
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Essex Street, Westminster, London, WC2R 3AA 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.
Using this Information Commercially
We have found 6 property sales in Essex Street 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 Essex Street, Westminster, London 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||67|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Essex Street, Westminster, London contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 45% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.
|Owned with Mortgage||30|
|Rented: From Council||26|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||4|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||88|
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Social Grade Embed This
|AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions||99|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||73|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||9|
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 Cities of London and Westminster constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 55% male.
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Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
In the immediate vicinity of WC2R 3AA there is a large concentration of residents that are single - 60% 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.
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Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top
Essex Street and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents that are degree educated or similar - 53% of the resident population. On average, around 27.1% of census respondents fall in to this category.
|Highest Qualification Level Achieved|
|Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc)||216|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||49|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||17|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||28|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||48|
Ethnic Group Embed This
As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 82% white.
Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top
In this area (Essex Street, Westminster, London), only 47% 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||20|
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 WC2R 3AA
|Republic of Ireland||16|
|Europe (including European Union)||76|
|Middle East or Asia||22|
|North America or Caribbean||38|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||10|
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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 St James's ward is entrepreneurial, with a larger than average concentration of residents that are self-employed - 15% 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.
|Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week)||16|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||88|
|Looking After Home or Family||6|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||17|
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||2|
|Accommodation and Food||35|
|Information and Communication||27|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||35|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||61|
|Public Administration and Defence||8|
|HealthInc. Social Work||11|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||24|
Essex Street, Westminster, London, WC2R 3AA is within the Strand and Whitehall policing neighbourhood, under the Metropolitan Police Service force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.
|Crime:||Click here to view crimes committed near Essex Street|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Strand and Whitehall
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 WC2R 3AA.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Essex Street, Westminster, London, WC2R 3AA. The nearest railway station is London Blackfriars, approximately 720 yards away.
|London Blackfriars||720 yards|
|City Thameslink||730 yards|
|London Charing Cross||0.6 miles|
|London Waterloo East||0.6 miles|
|London Waterloo||0.6 miles|
|London Cannon Street||1 mile|
|London Bridge||1.3 miles|
|London Kings Cross||1.4 miles|
|Elephant & Castle||1.4 miles|
|London Liverpool Street||1.4 miles|
|London St Pancras International||1.4 miles|
|Old Street||1.4 miles|
|London Euston||1.5 miles|
|London Fenchurch Street||1.5 miles|
|London St Pancras (Intl)||1.5 miles|
|Shoreditch High Street||1.8 miles|
|London Victoria||1.8 miles|
Nearest Tube/DLR Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to Essex Street, Westminster, London, WC2R 3AA. The nearest Tube station is Temple, approximately 190 yards away.
|Temple Tube Station||190 yards|
|Blackfriars Tube Station||700 yards|
|Chancery Lane Tube Station||750 yards|
|Holborn Tube Station||half a mile|
|Covent Garden Tube Station||half a mile|
|Embankment Tube Station||0.6 miles|
|Waterloo Tube Station||0.6 miles|
|Southwark Tube Station||0.6 miles|
|Farringdon Tube Station||0.7 miles|
|Leicester Square Tube Station||0.7 miles|
|St. Paul's Tube Station||0.7 miles|
|Charing Cross Tube Station||0.7 miles|
|Mansion House Tube Station||0.8 miles|
|Tottenham Court Road Tube Station||0.8 miles|
|Barbican Tube Station||0.8 miles|
|Russell Square Tube Station||0.9 miles|
|Westminster Tube Station||0.9 miles|
|Piccadilly Circus Tube Station||0.9 miles|
|Lambeth North Tube Station||0.9 miles|
|Cannon Street Tube Station||1 mile|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Essex Street, Westminster, London, WC2R 3AA. The nearest is St Clement Danes CofE Primary School, approximately 520 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|St Clement Danes CofE Primary School||520 yards||
|St Josephs Catholic Primary School||850 yards||
|St Alban's Church of England Primary School||0.6 miles||
|St George the Martyr Church of England Primary School||0.7 miles||
|Christopher Hatton Primary School||0.7 miles||
|Oasis Academy Johanna||0.8 miles||
|Friars Primary Foundation School||0.8 miles||
|Soho Parish CofE Primary School||0.9 miles||
|St George's Cathedral Catholic Primary School||1 mile||
|St Peter and St Paul Catholic Primary School||1 mile||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Essex Street, Westminster, London, WC2R 3AA. The nearest is London Nautical School, approximately 780 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|London Nautical School||780 yards||
|DLD College||0.8 miles|
|Haberdashers' Aske's Borough Academy||0.9 miles|
|Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts||0.9 miles|
|Fashion Retail Academy||1 mile|
|Oasis Academy South Bank||1 mile||
|Birkbeck College||1 mile|
|Notre Dame Roman Catholic Girls' School||1.1 miles||
|Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School||1.4 miles||
|The Grey Coat Hospital||1.5 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Essex Street, Westminster, London, WC2R 3AA. The nearest is St Philips Medical Centre, approximately 280 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|St Philips Medical Centre||280 yards|
|Kings College Health Centre||380 yards|
|Covent Garden Medical Centre||0.6 miles|
|Blackfriars Medical Practice||0.6 miles|
|Museum Practice||0.7 miles|
|Grays Inn Road Medical Practice||0.7 miles|
|The Holborn Medical Centre||0.7 miles|
|The Neaman Practice||0.8 miles|
|Waterloo Health Centre||0.8 miles|
|Soho Centre For Health And Care||0.8 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Essex Street, Westminster, London, WC2R 3AA. The nearest is Malmin Orthodontic Group Ltd, approximately 790 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Malmin Orthodontic Group Ltd||790 yards|
|Covent Garden Dental Clinic||0.6 miles|
|Malmin Orthodontic Group Ltd||0.6 miles|
|Conduit Dental Practice||0.7 miles|
|Leicester Square Dental Clinic||0.7 miles|
|Mike Clarke||0.7 miles|
|Centre Point Dental Practice||0.8 miles|
|Barbican Orthodontic Clinic||0.8 miles|
|Soho Dental Care||0.8 miles|
|Soho Orthodontic Clinic||0.8 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Essex Street, Westminster, London, WC2R 3AA. The nearest is Nuffield Health At St Bartholomew's Hospital, approximately 0.6 miles away.
|Nuffield Health At St Bartholomew's Hospital||0.6 miles|
|St Bartholomew's Hospital||0.7 miles|
|The Royal London Hospital For Integrated Medicine||0.8 miles|
|Great Ormond Street Hospital For Children||0.8 miles|
|Great Ormond Street Hospital||0.8 miles|
|National Hospital For Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square||0.8 miles|
|St Thomas' Hospital||1 mile|
|St Thomas'||1 mile|
|Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals||1.1 miles|
|University College Hospital Grafton Way Building||1.2 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Essex Street, Westminster, London, WC2R 3AA. The nearest is BOWINGS, approximately 400 yards away.
|Obhrai & Son Ltd||430 yards|
|GREGORY SEELEY||460 yards|
|Strand Specsavers Ltd||570 yards|
|Vision Express||660 yards|
|City Opticians||710 yards|
|Specsavers Opticians||730 yards|
|Vision Express Optical Lab||770 yards|
|EYELINK (SECOND SIGHT LTD)||790 yards|