Area Information for Sandown Road, Watford, WD24 7DW

Sandown Road in Watford is in the Eastern region of England. The postcode is within the Callowland ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Watford. This page combines information for the address Sandown Road, Watford, WD24 7DW, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of WD24 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 WD24 7DW.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Watford
Ward Callowland
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 Sandown Road, Watford, WD24 7DW:

Balmoral Road, Watford, WD24 7PN
Chiswell Court, Sandown Road, Watford, WD24 7PL
Sandown Road, Watford, WD24 7DH
Chiswell Court, Sandown Road, Watford, WD24 7PJ
Sandringham Road, Watford, WD24 7AZ
Osborne Road, Watford, WD24 7BA

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about WD24 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Sandown Road, Watford, WD24 7DW 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 42 property sales in Sandown 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 Sandown 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 0
Semi-Detached 1
Terraced 4
Flat (Purpose-Built) 114
Flat (Converted) 3
Total 122
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Sandown Road, Watford contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 48% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 7
Owned with Mortgage 53
Shared Ownership 1
Rented: From Council 1
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 0
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 58
Rent Free 0
Total 120

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 79
Two People 29
Three People 8
Four People 3
Five People 1
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 120

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 30
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 54
C2 - Skilled manual workers 16
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 19
Total 119

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 WD24 7DW however is predominantly male (55%). 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).

Gender
Male 98
Female 80
Total 178

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 15
5-7 3
8-9 1
10-14 3
15 0
16-17 0
18-19 4
20-24 11
25-29 29
30-44 82
45-59 28
60-64 1
65-74 1
75-84 0
85-89 0
90+ 0
Total 178

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

In the immediate vicinity of WD24 7DW there is a large concentration of residents that are single - 56% 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.

Relationship Status
Single 99
Married 37
Divorced 16
Separated 3
Widowed 1
Same Sex 0
Total 156

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.

This area is fit as a fiddle, with over 93% of the population reporting themselves as being in Good or Very Good health at this address.

Health
Very Good 86
Good 80
Fair 11
Bad 1
Very Bad 0
Total 178

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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) 70
Apprenticeship 3
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 33
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 16
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 18
No GCSEs or Equivalent 6
Other 10
Total 156

Ethnic Group Embed This

As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 71% 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 127
Mixed Ethnicity 7
Indian 24
Pakistani 4
Chinese 2
Other Asian 7
Black African 6
Other 1
Total 178

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

In this area (Sandown Road, Watford), 65% 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 115
Wales 2
Scotland 2
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 4
European Union 14
Other 40
Total 178

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 WD24 7DW

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 124
Republic of Ireland 4
Europe (including European Union) 19
African Countries 8
Middle East or Asia 22
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 1
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 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.

Religion
Christian 73
No Religion 61
Buddhist 0
Hindu 23
Jewish 2
Muslim 5
Sikh 3
Other Religion 3
Not Stated 8
Total 178

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Callowland ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in full-time employment - 73% 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 114
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 6
Self Employed 16
Unemployed 4
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 5
Retired 2
Looking After Home or Family 5
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1
Other 3
Total 156

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 9
Construction 11
RetailInc. Wholesale 26
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 12
Accommodation and Food 6
Information and Communication 10
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 9
Professional, Scientific and Technical 17
Administration 8
Public Administration and Defence 5
Education 4
HealthInc. Social Work 13
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 7
Total 137

Sandown Road, Watford, WD24 7DW is within the Watford North policing neighbourhood, under the Hertfordshire 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 Sandown Road
Neighbourhood Team Address Watford North
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 WD24 7DW. 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 WD24 7DW.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Sandown Road, Watford, WD24 7DW. The nearest railway station is Watford North, approximately 540 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Watford North 540 yards
Watford Junction 0.6 miles
Garston (Herts) 1.1 miles
Watford High Street 1.4 miles
Bushey 1.9 miles
Bricket Wood 2.7 miles
Kings Langley 3 miles
Carpenders Park 3 miles
Radlett 3.4 miles
How Wood (Herts) 3.8 miles
Rickmansworth 4.1 miles
Park Street 4.3 miles
Hatch End 4.5 miles
Headstone Lane 5.1 miles
Elstree & Borehamwood 5.1 miles
Apsley 5.1 miles
Chorleywood 5.5 miles
St Albans Abbey 5.5 miles
Harrow & Wealdstone 6.1 miles
St Albans City 6.1 miles

Nearest Tube/DLR Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to Sandown Road, Watford, WD24 7DW. The nearest Overground station is Watford Junction, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Sandown Road, Watford, WD24 7DW. The nearest is Parkgate Junior School, approximately 350 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Parkgate Junior School 350 yards
    
Knutsford Primary Academy 530 yards
    
Parkgate Infants' and Nursery School 790 yards
    
Beechfield School 0.6 miles
    
Nascot Wood Infant and Nursery School 0.7 miles
    
Nascot Wood Junior School 0.7 miles
    
Cherry Tree Primary School 0.8 miles
    
The Grove Academy 0.9 miles
    
Highwood Primary School 0.9 miles
    
Watford St John's Church of England Primary School 1 mile
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Sandown Road, Watford, WD24 7DW. The nearest is The Watford UTC, approximately 660 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
The Watford UTC 660 yards
    
Stanborough Secondary School 1 mile  
Watford Grammar School for Girls 1.4 miles
    
Queens' School 1.4 miles
    
Watford Grammar School for Boys 1.5 miles
    
Francis Combe Academy 1.8 miles
    
Saint Michael's Catholic High School 1.9 miles
    
Westfield Academy 2 miles
    
The Bushey Academy 2.1 miles
    
Parmiter's School 2.2 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Sandown Road, Watford, WD24 7DW. The nearest is Manor View Practice at Callowland, approximately 590 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 Sandown Road, Watford, WD24 7DW. The nearest is Watford Dental Practice, approximately 420 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 Sandown Road, Watford, WD24 7DW. The nearest is Watford General Hospital, approximately 1.7 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Sandown Road, Watford, WD24 7DW. The nearest is Stewart-Dick Opticians, approximately 420 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 WD24 7DW

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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 15 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 56.9Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 200Mbps
Average Upload Speed 4.5Mbps
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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