Area Information for King Street, Wednesbury, WS10 7PQ

King Street in Wednesbury is in the West Midlands region of England. The postcode is within the Wednesbury North ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of West Bromwich West. This page combines information for the address King Street, Wednesbury, WS10 7PQ, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of WS10 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 WS10 7PQ.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Sandwell
Ward Wednesbury North
Constituency West Bromwich West
Region West Midlands * Note that this refers to the Region, not the County of the same name
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 King Street, Wednesbury, WS10 7PQ:

Cross Street, Wednesbury, WS10 7PP
Holyhead Road, Wednesbury, WS10 7DQ
Queen Street, Wednesbury, WS10 7PT
High Bullen, Wednesbury, WS10 7HP
Holyhead Road, Wednesbury, WS10 7PA
Meeting Street, Wednesbury, WS10 7PS

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about WS10 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about King Street, Wednesbury, WS10 7PQ 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 King Street 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

This area contains a mixture of housing types, as detailed below. No single type of dwelling accounts for more than 50% of the dwellings. 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 12
Semi-Detached 35
Terraced 38
Flat (Purpose-Built) 76
Flat (Converted) 8
Residence in Commercial Building 21
Total 190
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing King Street, Wednesbury contains a higher than average level of social housing - 34% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 11
Owned with Mortgage 37
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 37
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 22
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 56
Rented: Other 2
Rent Free 7
Total 172

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 75
Two People 49
Three People 24
Four People 13
Five People 8
Six People 3
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 172

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 41
C2 - Skilled manual workers 36
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 59
Total 146

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 West Bromwich West constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 49% male.

Male 174
Female 181
Total 355

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 24
5-7 21
8-9 14
10-14 19
15 6
16-17 8
18-19 20
20-24 21
25-29 61
30-44 74
45-59 44
60-64 13
65-74 15
75-84 10
85-89 4
90+ 1
Total 355

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode WS10 7PQ 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 145
Married 68
Divorced 22
Separated 12
Widowed 24
Same Sex 0
Total 271

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.

Very Good 151
Good 125
Fair 61
Bad 13
Very Bad 5
Total 355

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) 34
Apprenticeship 10
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 36
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 36
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 61
No GCSEs or Equivalent 81
Other 13
Total 271

Ethnic Group Embed This

As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 74% 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 262
Mixed Ethnicity 15
Indian 13
Pakistani 7
Bangladeshi 22
Other Asian 3
Black African 5
Black Caribbean 20
Other Black/African/Caribbean 7
Other 1
Total 355

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 299
Wales 0
Scotland 2
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 25
Other 29
Total 355

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 WS10 7PQ

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 225
Republic of Ireland 1
Europe (including European Union) 26
African Countries 4
Middle East or Asia 4
North America or Caribbean 3
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 93

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.

Christian 208
No Religion 86
Buddhist 1
Hindu 8
Jewish 0
Muslim 27
Sikh 5
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 20
Total 355

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.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 92
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 32
Self Employed 16
Unemployed 26
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 23
Retired 19
Looking After Home or Family 17
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 16
Other 15
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 13
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 2
Construction 18
RetailInc. Wholesale 31
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 10
Accommodation and Food 10
Information and Communication 4
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 3
Real Estate 1
Professional, Scientific and Technical 2
Administration 12
Public Administration and Defence 3
Education 9
HealthInc. Social Work 15
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 10
Total 143

King Street, Wednesbury, WS10 7PQ is within the Wednesbury Town policing neighbourhood, under the West Midlands Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In July 2019, 77 crimes were reported within half a mile of WS10 7PQ.

Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 77 crimes committed near King Street
Neighbourhood Team Address Wednesbury Town
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Below are the details of the closest services to WS10 7PQ. 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 WS10 7PQ.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to King Street, Wednesbury, WS10 7PQ. The nearest railway station is Bescot Stadium, approximately 1.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Bescot Stadium 1.6 miles
Tame Bridge Parkway 2.1 miles
Dudley Port 2.2 miles
Tipton 2.3 miles
Coseley 2.6 miles
Walsall 2.8 miles
Sandwell & Dudley 3.1 miles
Smethwick Galton Bridge 4 miles
Smethwick Galton Bridge High Level 4 miles
Langley Green 4.2 miles
The Hawthorns 4.2 miles
Hamstead (Birmingham) 4.3 miles
Bloxwich 4.5 miles
Smethwick Rolfe Street 4.5 miles
Wolverhampton 4.6 miles
Bloxwich North 5 miles
Rowley Regis 5.2 miles
Perry Barr 5.8 miles
Old Hill 5.8 miles
Cradley Heath 6.4 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to King Street, Wednesbury, WS10 7PQ. The nearest is Holyhead Primary Academy, approximately 450 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Holyhead Primary Academy 450 yards
St John's Church of England Primary Academy 640 yards
St Mary's Catholic Primary School 750 yards
Old Park Primary School 0.6 miles
Wood Green Junior School 0.6 miles
Mesty Croft Academy 0.8 miles
Albert Pritchard Infant School 0.8 miles
Kings Hill Primary School 0.9 miles
Ocker Hill Academy 0.9 miles
Ocker Hill Infant School 0.9 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to King Street, Wednesbury, WS10 7PQ. The nearest is Wodensborough Ormiston Academy, approximately 1 mile away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Wodensborough Ormiston Academy 1 mile
RSA Academy 1.1 miles
Stuart Bathurst Catholic High School College of Performing Arts 1.1 miles
Wood Green Academy 1.2 miles
Grace Academy Darlaston 1.5 miles
The Phoenix Collegiate 1.6 miles
Q3 Academy Tipton 1.8 miles
St Thomas More Catholic School, Willenhall 1.8 miles
George Salter Academy 2 miles
Joseph Leckie Academy 2 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to King Street, Wednesbury, WS10 7PQ. The nearest is The Spires Health Centre, approximately 320 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 King Street, Wednesbury, WS10 7PQ. The nearest is Wednesbury Dental Practice, approximately 290 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 King Street, Wednesbury, WS10 7PQ. The nearest is Heath Lane Hospital, approximately 1.7 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to King Street, Wednesbury, WS10 7PQ. The nearest is Chapmans Opticians, approximately 300 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Chapmans Opticians 300 yards
Robbins Opticians 300 yards
R G Amarnani 360 yards
T/A Watts & Attewell 1.1 miles
Hill Top Opticians 1.1 miles
Eye Deal Opticians 1.5 miles
Asda Opticians 1.5 miles
T J Stephenson 1.6 miles
Eyestyle 1.6 miles
SPH Opticians 1.7 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 WS10 7PQ

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 30 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 49.2Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 200Mbps
Average Upload Speed 5.1Mbps
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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