Area Information for Alexandra Road, Watford, WD17 4QZ

Alexandra Road in Watford is in the Eastern region of England. The postcode is within the Nascot ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Watford. This page combines information for the address Alexandra Road, Watford, WD17 4QZ, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of WD17 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 WD17 4QZ.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Watford
Ward Nascot
Constituency Watford
Region Eastern
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 Alexandra Road, Watford, WD17 4QZ:

Alexandra Road, Watford, WD17 4QY
Alexandra Road, Watford, WD17 4BS
Alexandra Road, Watford, WD17 4QU
Alexandra Mews, Watford, WD17 4DT
Alexandra Road, Watford, WD17 4QX
Alexandra Road, Watford, WD17 4BP

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about WD17 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Alexandra Road, Watford, WD17 4QZ 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 16 property sales in Alexandra 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 Alexandra Road, Watford 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.

Housing Types
Detached 15
Semi-Detached 17
Terraced 31
Flat (Purpose-Built) 66
Flat (Converted) 17
Residence in Commercial Building 1
Total 147
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Alexandra Road, Watford contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 43% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 34
Owned with Mortgage 41
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 0
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 3
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 56
Rented: Other 5
Rent Free 3
Total 142

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 41
Two People 67
Three People 15
Four People 12
Five People 4
Six People 1
Seven People 1
8+ People 1
Total 142

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 54
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 36
C2 - Skilled manual workers 13
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 19
Total 122

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 Watford constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 47% male.

Gender
Male 157
Female 174
Total 331

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.

Age Groups
0-4 14
5-7 9
8-9 7
10-14 12
15 3
16-17 2
18-19 1
20-24 17
25-29 63
30-44 89
45-59 62
60-64 6
65-74 16
75-84 16
85-89 7
90+ 7
Total 331

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode WD17 4QZ 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 141
Married 94
Divorced 17
Separated 8
Widowed 26
Same Sex 0
Total 286

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 170
Good 116
Fair 32
Bad 10
Very Bad 3
Total 331

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

Alexandra Road and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents that are degree educated or similar - 52% 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) 150
Apprenticeship 4
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 29
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 28
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 22
No GCSEs or Equivalent 34
Other 19
Total 286

Ethnic Group Embed This

As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 78% 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 257
Mixed Ethnicity 13
Indian 22
Bangladeshi 3
Chinese 8
Other Asian 19
Black African 5
Other 4
Total 331

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

In this area (Alexandra Road, Watford), 67% of the residents were born in England, which is significantly below the English average.

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 221
Wales 5
Scotland 4
Northern Ireland 4
Republic of Ireland 3
European Union 35
Other 59
Total 331

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Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to WD17 4QZ

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 237
Republic of Ireland 5
Europe (including European Union) 34
African Countries 7
Middle East or Asia 27
North America or Caribbean 1
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 3
None 20

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 168
No Religion 96
Buddhist 4
Hindu 22
Jewish 13
Muslim 6
Sikh 0
Other Religion 3
Not Stated 19
Total 331

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Nascot ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in full-time employment - 61% of the resident population. On average, around 38.4% of census respondents were in full-time employment.

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 156
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 26
Self Employed 20
Unemployed 9
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 13
Retired 18
Looking After Home or Family 7
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 4
Other 3
Total 256

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
Manufacturing 10
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 2
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 2
Construction 12
RetailInc. Wholesale 22
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 11
Accommodation and Food 26
Information and Communication 24
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 8
Real Estate 2
Professional, Scientific and Technical 20
Administration 7
Public Administration and Defence 12
Education 26
HealthInc. Social Work 18
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 6
Total 208

Alexandra Road, Watford, WD17 4QZ is within the Watford Outer policing neighbourhood, under the Hertfordshire Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In July 2019, 234 crimes were reported within half a mile of WD17 4QZ.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 234 crimes committed near Alexandra Road
Neighbourhood Team Address Watford Outer
Shady Lane
WD17 1DD
Force Website: http://www.herts.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 WD17 4QZ. 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 WD17 4QZ.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Alexandra Road, Watford, WD17 4QZ. The nearest railway station is Watford Junction, approximately 650 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Watford Junction 650 yards
Watford High Street 0.9 miles
Watford North 1 mile
Bushey 1.5 miles
Garston (Herts) 1.9 miles
Carpenders Park 2.6 miles
Kings Langley 3.3 miles
Rickmansworth 3.4 miles
Bricket Wood 3.5 miles
Radlett 4 miles
Hatch End 4 miles
How Wood (Herts) 4.5 miles
Headstone Lane 4.7 miles
Chorleywood 4.9 miles
Park Street 5.1 miles
Elstree & Borehamwood 5.4 miles
Apsley 5.4 miles
Harrow & Wealdstone 5.8 miles
St Albans Abbey 6.2 miles
Harrow-on-the-Hill 6.5 miles

Nearest Tube/DLR Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to Alexandra Road, Watford, WD17 4QZ. The nearest Overground station is Watford Junction, approximately 650 yards away.

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Alexandra Road, Watford, WD17 4QZ. The nearest is Lanchester Community Free School, approximately 400 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Lanchester Community Free School 400 yards
    
Watford St John's Church of England Primary School half a mile
    
Nascot Wood Infant and Nursery School 0.5 miles
    
Nascot Wood Junior School 0.5 miles
    
Chater Infant School 0.7 miles
    
Chater Junior School 0.7 miles
    
Central Primary School 0.8 miles
    
Cassiobury Junior School 0.8 miles
    
Cassiobury Infant and Nursery School 0.8 miles
    
Beechfield School 0.9 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Alexandra Road, Watford, WD17 4QZ. The nearest is The Watford UTC, approximately 0.7 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
The Watford UTC 0.7 miles
    
Watford Grammar School for Boys 0.7 miles
    
Watford Grammar School for Girls 0.8 miles
    
Westfield Academy 1.2 miles
    
Queens' School 1.6 miles
    
Stanborough Secondary School 1.6 miles  
The Bushey Academy 1.9 miles
    
Croxley Danes School 1.9 miles  
Francis Combe Academy 2.4 miles
    
Rickmansworth School 2.5 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Alexandra Road, Watford, WD17 4QZ. The nearest is The Elms Surgery/ Dr A Ahmad, approximately 240 yards 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 Alexandra Road, Watford, WD17 4QZ. The nearest is Novocare Dental, approximately 240 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Alexandra Road, Watford, WD17 4QZ. The nearest is Watford General Hospital, approximately 1 mile away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Alexandra Road, Watford, WD17 4QZ. The nearest is Gardener & Basson Opticians, approximately 600 yards 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 WD17 4QZ

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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 8 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 85.1Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 200Mbps
Average Upload Speed 7.9Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 20Mbps
Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 78%
Virgin Media 75.1%
EE/Orange Broadband 74.5%
Vodafone 74.1%
Sky Digital 73.6%
BT Broadband 70.5%
TalkTalk 66.7%
 

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