Area Information for Westfield Lane, South Elmsall, Pontefract, WF9 2FF
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Westfield Lane, South Elmsall, Pontefract, WF9 2FF 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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We have found 5 property sales in Westfield Lane 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 Westfield Lane, South Elmsall, Pontefract consists predominantly of semi-detached housing, which can be an indicator of an affluent neighbourhood. 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 Lane, South Elmsall, Pontefract contains a higher than average level of social housing - 67% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||16|
|Rented: From Council||63|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||17|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||6|
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||8|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||9|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||15|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||29|
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 Hemsworth constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 50% male.
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. The area around WF9 2FF has a very large concentration of residents that are aged 65+ (at 50% of the resident population). This is most commonly seen in rural and small town areas, and areas of natural beauty that appeal to older demographic.
This type of distribution is also seen in areas that contain large retirement complexes and care homes.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
In the immediate vicinity of WF9 2FF the number widowed residents is high - 24% of the area's population. This may be indicative of an older population, and these areas often contain more women than men as a result.
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 South Elmsall and South Kirkby ward shows lower levels of residents that report their health as Good or Very Good (37%) than average, which is usually indicative of areas with older populations or areas of social deprivation.
Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top
Westfield Lane and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 65% 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)||15|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||11|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||23|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||19|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||160|
Ethnic Group Embed This
Westfield Lane, South Elmsall, Pontefract 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 exclusively 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.
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||1|
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 WF9 2FF
|Republic of Ireland||0|
|Europe (including European Union)||2|
|Middle East or Asia||0|
|North America or Caribbean||0|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||0|
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
This address within the South Elmsall and South Kirkby ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 38% of the resident population. On average, around 13.8% of census respondents were retired. While the UK has an aging population, less residents over 65 are choosing to retire than previously. Between the 2001 and 2011 census, the number of economically active 65-74 year olds almost doubled to 8.7% - an increase of some 413,000 people.
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)||23|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||6|
|Looking After Home or Family||3|
|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.
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||5|
|Accommodation and Food||5|
|Information and Communication||1|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||2|
|Public Administration and Defence||4|
|HealthInc. Social Work||7|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||1|
Westfield Lane, South Elmsall, Pontefract, WF9 2FF is within the Wakefield North West and South policing neighbourhood, under the West Yorkshire Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.
|Crime:||Click here to view crimes committed near Westfield Lane|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Wakefield North West and South
Below are the details of the closest services to South Elmsall. 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 WF9 2FF.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Westfield Lane, South Elmsall, Pontefract, WF9 2FF. The nearest railway station is Moorthorpe, approximately 0.7 miles away.
|South Elmsall||0.9 miles|
|Bentley (South Yorkshire)||6.7 miles|
|Swinton (South Yorks)||6.8 miles|
|Pontefract Baghill||7.4 miles|
|Pontefract Tanshelf||7.6 miles|
|Pontefract Monkhill||7.9 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Westfield Lane, South Elmsall, Pontefract, WF9 2FF. The nearest is South Elmsall Carlton Junior and Infant School, approximately 0.6 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|South Elmsall Carlton Junior and Infant School||0.6 miles||
|St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Moorthorpe||0.6 miles||
|Moorthorpe Primary (J and I ) School||0.7 miles||
|Ash Grove Primary Academy||1 mile||
|Northfield Primary School: With Communication Resource||1.1 miles||
|South Kirkby Academy||1.3 miles||
|South Kirkby Common Road Infant and Nursery School||1.4 miles||
|Hooton Pagnell All Saints Church of England Primary School||1.7 miles||
|Upton Primary School||2.5 miles||
|The Hill Primary Academy||2.5 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Westfield Lane, South Elmsall, Pontefract, WF9 2FF. The nearest is Minsthorpe Community College, A Specialist Science College, approximately 1.2 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Minsthorpe Community College, A Specialist Science College||1.2 miles||
|Outwood Academy Hemsworth||3 miles||
|The Dearne Academy||3.9 miles||
|Outwood Academy Shafton||4.3 miles||
|Outwood Academy Adwick||4.6 miles||
|Campsmount Academy||5.3 miles||
|Netherwood Academy||5.5 miles||
|The Laurel Academy||5.7 miles||
|Ridgewood School||5.8 miles||
|Don Valley Academy||5.8 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Westfield Lane, South Elmsall, Pontefract, WF9 2FF. The nearest is Church View Health Centre, approximately 0.6 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Church View Health Centre||0.6 miles|
|Dr Tobin & Partners White Rose Surgery||0.7 miles|
|Dr D P Diggle & Dr R E Phillips - Church View Health Centre||0.8 miles|
|Greenview Medical Centre||2.4 miles|
|Southmoor Surgery||2.7 miles|
|Hollygreen Practice (Thurnscoe)||2.7 miles|
|Dearne Valley Group Practice||2.7 miles|
|The Grange Medical Centre||2.9 miles|
|Hollygreen Practice||3.1 miles|
|BHF Highgate Surgery||3.4 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Westfield Lane, South Elmsall, Pontefract, WF9 2FF. The nearest is MS MC HALLEN, approximately 0.8 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|MS MC HALLEN||0.8 miles|
|Market Dental Practice||0.8 miles|
|mydentist, Houghton Road, Rotherham||2.8 miles|
|The Mount Dental Practice||2.9 miles|
|Grimethorpe and Shafton Dental Practice||3.3 miles|
|Dearne Valley Dental Practice||3.7 miles|
|Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust||4 miles|
|Mr. S. G. Emms||4.3 miles|
|The Mount Dental Practice||4.4 miles|
|mydentist, St Andrews Square, Rotherham||4.6 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Westfield Lane, South Elmsall, Pontefract, WF9 2FF. The nearest is Montagu Hospital, approximately 5.9 miles away.
|Montagu Hospital||5.9 miles|
|Wathwood Hospital||6.7 miles|
|Kendray Hospital||6.9 miles|
|Cygnet Pindar House||7.5 miles|
|Park Hill Hospital||8.6 miles|
|Doncaster & Bassetlaw Hospitals||8.6 miles|
|Doncaster Royal Infirmary||8.6 miles|
|Tickhill Road Hospital||8.8 miles|
|Tickhill Road Hospital||8.8 miles|
|Doncaster Adult Mental Health Service - Access Team including Crisis Resolution Service||8.8 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Westfield Lane, South Elmsall, Pontefract, WF9 2FF. The nearest is South Kirkby Eye-Care Ltd, approximately 0.6 miles away.
|South Kirkby Eye-Care Ltd||0.6 miles|
|D. Bank Eyecare||0.7 miles|
|Aldreds Opticians||0.8 miles|
|Specsavers Opticians||1.1 miles|
|McCormack Opticians||2.7 miles|
|Auckland, R H||2.8 miles|
|Moorhouse Opticians Ltd||2.9 miles|
|Auckland, R H||3.5 miles|
|Parkhurst Opticians||3.6 miles|
|Aldreds Ltd||4.3 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 WF9 2FF
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 9 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||52.5Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||78.2Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||13.6Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||20Mbps|
|Superfast Broadband Available||Yes|
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