Area Information for Croft Avenue, Altofts, Normanton, WF6 2JW

Croft Avenue in Altofts is in the Yorkshire and The Humber region of England. The postcode is within the Altofts and Whitwood ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford. This page combines information for the address Croft Avenue, Altofts, Normanton, WF6 2JW, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of WF6 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 WF6 2JW.

Basic Information

Area Type Small Town or Fringe Area
Local Authority Wakefield
Ward Altofts and Whitwood
Constituency Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford
Region Yorkshire and The Humber
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 Croft Avenue, Altofts, Normanton, WF6 2JW:

Hanby Avenue, Normanton, WF6 2JL
Calverley Green Road, Normanton, WF6 2JS
Croft Avenue, Altofts, Normanton, WF6 2JP
Drury Lane, Normanton, WF6 2JN
The Sycamores, Normanton, WF6 2JQ
George Street, Normanton, WF6 2LT

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about WF6 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Croft Avenue, Altofts, Normanton, WF6 2JW 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 39 property sales in Croft Avenue 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 Croft Avenue, Altofts, Normanton consists predominantly of terraced housing, which is common in suburban and inner-city areas. 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 5
Semi-Detached 23
Terraced 102
Flat (Purpose-Built) 0
Flat (Converted) 1
Total 131
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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.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 45
Owned with Mortgage 59
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 0
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 0
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 17
Rented: Other 3
Rent Free 1
Total 125

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 33
Two People 46
Three People 22
Four People 17
Five People 5
Six People 2
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 125

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 10
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 23
C2 - Skilled manual workers 44
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 20
Total 97

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 50% male.

Gender
Male 152
Female 150
Total 302

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 18
15 5
16-17 12
18-19 7
20-24 22
25-29 16
30-44 76
45-59 66
60-64 10
65-74 21
75-84 10
85-89 6
90+ 3
Total 302

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode WF6 2JW 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 88
Married 111
Divorced 21
Separated 8
Widowed 21
Same Sex 0
Total 249

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 131
Good 116
Fair 41
Bad 13
Very Bad 1
Total 302

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) 36
Apprenticeship 16
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 25
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 57
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 46
No GCSEs or Equivalent 65
Other 4
Total 249

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Croft Avenue, Altofts, Normanton) 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 99% 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.

Ethnic Group
White 299
Mixed Ethnicity 2
Other Asian 1
Total 302

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
England 295
Wales 1
Scotland 0
Northern Ireland 2
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 0
Other 4
Total 302

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 2JW

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 246
Republic of Ireland 1
Europe (including European Union) 1
African Countries 0
Middle East or Asia 0
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 54

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 198
No Religion 79
Buddhist 2
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 23
Total 302

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Altofts and Whitwood ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in part-time employment - 17% of the resident population. On average, around 13.7% of census respondents were in part-time employment. There was a large disparity between employment types of male and female residents - almost four times as many women were part-time employees when compared to men.

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 107
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 40
Self Employed 18
Unemployed 13
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 13
Retired 23
Looking After Home or Family 4
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 11
Other 1
Total 230

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 14
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 2
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 2
Construction 25
RetailInc. Wholesale 23
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 10
Accommodation and Food 3
Information and Communication 2
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 9
Real Estate 4
Professional, Scientific and Technical 9
Administration 7
Public Administration and Defence 13
Education 15
HealthInc. Social Work 21
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 11
Total 170

Croft Avenue, Altofts, Normanton, WF6 2JW 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, 36 crimes were reported within half a mile of WF6 2JW.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 36 crimes committed near Croft Avenue
Neighbourhood Team Address Wakefield North East and Rural
Jessop Street
Castleford
WF10 1DQ
Website: http://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/my-neighbourhood/wakefield/wakefield-north-east-and-rural/contacts

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 Altofts. 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 2JW.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Croft Avenue, Altofts, Normanton, WF6 2JW. The nearest railway station is Normanton, approximately 660 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Normanton 660 yards
Streethouse 2.3 miles
Wakefield Kirkgate 2.9 miles
Outwood 3.4 miles
Featherstone 3.4 miles
Castleford 3.4 miles
Wakefield Westgate 3.4 miles
Sandal & Agbrigg 3.5 miles
Glasshoughton 3.6 miles
Woodlesford 3.7 miles
Pontefract Tanshelf 4.6 miles
Pontefract Monkhill 5.2 miles
Pontefract Baghill 5.3 miles
Fitzwilliam 5.4 miles
East Garforth 6.6 miles
Garforth 6.7 miles
Knottingley 7 miles
Cross Gates 7.1 miles
Morley 7.3 miles
Micklefield 7.3 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Croft Avenue, Altofts, Normanton, WF6 2JW. The nearest is Normanton Altofts Junior School, approximately 260 yards away.

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Croft Avenue, Altofts, Normanton, WF6 2JW. The nearest is Outwood Academy Freeston, approximately 1 mile away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Outwood Academy Freeston 1 mile
    
Outwood Academy City Fields 2.1 miles
    
Royds School 2.6 miles
    
St Wilfrid's Catholic High School & Sixth Form College: A Voluntary Academy 2.9 miles
    
Wakefield Girls' High School 3.2 miles  
Crofton Academy 3.2 miles
    
Wakefield Girls' High School Junior School 3.3 miles  
Outwood Grange Academy 3.4 miles
    
Rodillian Academy 3.4 miles
    
St Thomas � Becket Catholic Secondary School, A Voluntary Academy 3.6 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Croft Avenue, Altofts, Normanton, WF6 2JW. The nearest is Patience Lane Surgery, approximately 250 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 Croft Avenue, Altofts, Normanton, WF6 2JW. The nearest is Milne, Spencer & Harris Dental Surgeons LLP, approximately 850 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 Croft Avenue, Altofts, Normanton, WF6 2JW. The nearest is Pinderfields General Hospital, approximately 2.5 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Croft Avenue, Altofts, Normanton, WF6 2JW. The nearest is Moorhouse Opticians Ltd, approximately 0.5 miles 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 WF6 2JW

This postcode has support for superfast broadband at one or more premises. Superfast broadband is generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 30Mbps plus - more than enough for gaming, video calling, watching video and internet browsing. 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 22 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 26.7Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 74.4Mbps
Average Upload Speed 5Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 20Mbps
Superfast Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 76.2%
Zen Internet 75.8%
Post Office 74%
EE Broadband 73.4%
NOW TV 70.8%
Vodafone 70%
Sky Digital 69.2%
BT Broadband 67.4%
Virgin Media 67.4%
TalkTalk 65.2%
 

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