Area Information for Westfield Close, Normanton, WF6 1AR
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Westfield Close, Normanton, WF6 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 Westfield Close, Normanton 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 Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Westfield Close, Normanton contains a higher than average level of social housing - 77% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||9|
|Rented: From Council||75|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||17|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||7|
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||3|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||15|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||17|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||76|
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 Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 52% 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 number of residents who are separated in WF6 1AR is high - 5% of the area's population. This contrasts with a national average of just 2.7%.
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.
However, this area of the Normanton ward shows lower levels of residents that report their health as Good or Very Good (68%) than average, which is usually indicative of areas with older populations or areas of social deprivation.
Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top
Westfield Close and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 41% of the resident population. On average, around 22.9% of census respondents fall into 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)||10|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||17|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||37|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||26|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||72|
Ethnic Group Embed This
As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 91% 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
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 WF6 1AR
|Republic of Ireland||0|
|Europe (including European Union)||10|
|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
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)||16|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||14|
|Looking After Home or Family||11|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||30|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management||1|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||7|
|Accommodation and Food||3|
|Information and Communication||1|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||2|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||2|
|HealthInc. Social Work||15|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||5|
Westfield Close, Normanton, WF6 1AR is within the Wakefield North East and Rural policing neighbourhood, under the West Yorkshire Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In December 2019, 67 crimes were reported within half a mile of WF6 1AR.
|Crime:||Click here to view 67 crimes committed near Westfield Close|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Wakefield North East and Rural
Below are the details of the closest services to WF6 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 WF6 1AR.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Westfield Close, Normanton, WF6 1AR. The nearest railway station is Normanton, approximately 390 yards away.
|Wakefield Kirkgate||2.9 miles|
|Sandal & Agbrigg||3.3 miles|
|Wakefield Westgate||3.4 miles|
|Pontefract Tanshelf||4.4 miles|
|Pontefract Baghill||5 miles|
|Pontefract Monkhill||5 miles|
|East Garforth||7 miles|
|Cross Gates||7.5 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Westfield Close, Normanton, WF6 1AR. The nearest is Normanton Junior Academy, approximately 540 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Normanton Junior Academy||540 yards||
|Newlands Primary School||660 yards||
|Normanton Altofts Junior School||700 yards||
|Normanton All Saints CofE Infant School||790 yards||
|Lee Brigg Infant and Nursery School||0.6 miles||
|St. John the Baptist Catholic Primary School||0.7 miles||
|Martin Frobisher Infant School||0.8 miles||
|Normanton Common Primary Academy||1.1 miles||
|Streethouse, Junior, Infant and Nursery||1.6 miles||
|Sharlston Community School (3-11): With Visual Impairment Resource||1.8 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Westfield Close, Normanton, WF6 1AR. The nearest is Outwood Academy Freeston, approximately 0.6 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Outwood Academy Freeston||0.6 miles||
|Outwood Academy City Fields||2.1 miles||
|St Wilfrid's Catholic High School & Sixth Form College: A Voluntary Academy||2.6 miles||
|Crofton Academy||2.8 miles||
|Royds School||3.1 miles||
|Wakefield Girls' High School||3.3 miles|
|Wakefield Girls' High School Junior School||3.4 miles|
|St Thomas � Becket Catholic Secondary School, A Voluntary Academy||3.4 miles||
|Outwood Grange Academy||3.6 miles||
|The Featherstone Academy||3.7 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Westfield Close, Normanton, WF6 1AR. The nearest is Newland Surgery, approximately 250 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Newland Surgery||250 yards|
|Queen Street Surgery||320 yards|
|Kings Medical Practice||620 yards|
|Patience Lane Surgery||0.6 miles|
|Fmc Health Solutions Limited||0.8 miles|
|Sharlston Medical Practice||2.1 miles|
|Eastmoor Health Centre||2.1 miles|
|Stanley Health Centre||2.4 miles|
|Crofton & Sharlston Med Practice||2.8 miles|
|Warrengate Medical Centre||2.9 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Westfield Close, Normanton, WF6 1AR. The nearest is Dr Altaf Hussain, approximately 550 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Dr Altaf Hussain||550 yards|
|Milne, Spencer & Harris Dental Surgeons LLP||620 yards|
|RS Nicholson's Dental Surgery||2.8 miles|
|The Mount Dental Practice||2.9 miles|
|Milne, Spencer & Harris Dental Surgeons LLP||3 miles|
|Tovey Little Dental Centre Limited||3.1 miles|
|Trinity House Orthodontic Practice||3.1 miles|
|AV Dental||3.1 miles|
|MCM Dental Services Ltd||3.2 miles|
|mydentist, Bond Street, Wakefield||3.3 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Westfield Close, Normanton, WF6 1AR. The nearest is Pinderfields General Hospital, approximately 2.6 miles away.
|Pinderfields General Hospital||2.6 miles|
|Pinderfields Hospital||2.6 miles|
|Fieldhead Hospital||2.8 miles|
|Methley Park Hospital||3 miles|
|Spire Methley Park Hospital||3 miles|
|Pontefract General Infirmary||4.8 miles|
|Pontefract Hospital||4.8 miles|
|SpaMedica Eye Hospital Wakefield||5.1 miles|
|Aire Court||5.8 miles|
|Priory Hospital Dewsbury||7.7 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Westfield Close, Normanton, WF6 1AR. The nearest is Moorhouse Opticians Ltd, approximately 560 yards away.
|Moorhouse Opticians Ltd||560 yards|
|Shanti Enterprises Ltd T/A D G Opticians||620 yards|
|J R Morton (Wakefield) Ltd||3 miles|
|Vision Express (UK) Ltd||3 miles|
|Moorhouse Opticians||3.1 miles|
|Boots-Wakefield - Bishopgate Walk||3.1 miles|
|Boots-Wakefield - Northgate||3.1 miles|
|White Rose Optical||3.1 miles|
|Wakefield Visionplus Ltd||3.1 miles|
|Pollards Optical Clinic||3.2 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.
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Broadband in WF6 1AR
This postcode has support for Ultrafast broadband at one or more premises. Ultrafast broadband is the latest high-speed standard, generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 300Mbps or more - more than enough for even the most demanding household gaming, video calling, video and internet browsing needs. Note that occasionally some properties in a postcode may still not be eligible due to conditions on the ground, or the building structure. If you wish to enquire about a specific property in this postcode, contact the major suppliers, for instance Virgin Media, BT Broadband and Plusnet. For more information on Superfast Broadband, see the OpenReach website.
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 19 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||42Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||100Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||3.8Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||20Mbps|
|Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available||Yes|
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