Area Information for Morfe Road, Bridgnorth, WV15 5EH

Morfe Road in Bridgnorth is in the West Midlands region of England. The postcode is within the Bridgnorth East and Astley Abbotts ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Ludlow. This page combines information for the address Morfe Road, Bridgnorth, WV15 5EH, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of WV15 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 WV15 5EH.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Shropshire
Ward Bridgnorth East and Astley Abbotts
Constituency Ludlow
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 Morfe Road, Bridgnorth, WV15 5EH:

Lodge Lane, Bridgnorth, WV15 5DD
Morfe Road, Bridgnorth, WV15 5EQ
Beestons Close, Bridgnorth, WV15 5DE
Priory Road, Bridgnorth, WV15 5EJ
Hermitage Close, Bridgnorth, WV15 5EG
Morfe Road, Bridgnorth, WV15 5EL

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about WV15 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Morfe Road, Bridgnorth, WV15 5EH 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 4 property sales in Morfe 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 Morfe Road, Bridgnorth 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 Types
Detached 9
Semi-Detached 72
Terraced 39
Flat (Purpose-Built) 4
Flat (Converted) 0
Residence in Commercial Building 5
Caravan/Park/Temporary 1
Total 130
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Morfe Road, Bridgnorth contains a higher than average level of social housing - 41% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 22
Owned with Mortgage 32
Shared Ownership 1
Rented: From Council 50
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 2
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 15
Rent Free 6
Total 128

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 36
Two People 39
Three People 27
Four People 12
Five People 8
Six People 4
Seven People 2
8+ People 0
Total 128

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 11
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 15
C2 - Skilled manual workers 27
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 32
Total 85

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

Gender
Male 159
Female 168
Total 327

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 21
5-7 8
8-9 6
10-14 31
15 3
16-17 9
18-19 10
20-24 22
25-29 15
30-44 67
45-59 62
60-64 16
65-74 21
75-84 24
85-89 11
90+ 1
Total 327

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode WV15 5EH 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 96
Married 100
Divorced 36
Separated 6
Widowed 20
Same Sex 0
Total 258

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 143
Good 100
Fair 53
Bad 23
Very Bad 8
Total 327

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

Morfe Road and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 44% 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) 38
Apprenticeship 7
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 30
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 36
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 31
No GCSEs or Equivalent 114
Other 2
Total 258

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Morfe Road, Bridgnorth) 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 325
Mixed Ethnicity 2
Total 327

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 310
Wales 7
Scotland 1
Northern Ireland 3
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 2
Other 4
Total 327

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Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to WV15 5EH

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 206
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 3
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 118

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 229
No Religion 67
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 1
Sikh 0
Other Religion 1
Not Stated 29
Total 327

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 66
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 33
Self Employed 31
Unemployed 9
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 18
Retired 20
Looking After Home or Family 18
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 22
Other 5
Total 222

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
AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing 3
Manufacturing 25
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 2
Construction 13
RetailInc. Wholesale 19
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 2
Accommodation and Food 10
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 4
Professional, Scientific and Technical 4
Administration 11
Public Administration and Defence 4
Education 9
HealthInc. Social Work 24
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 6
Total 136

Morfe Road, Bridgnorth, WV15 5EH is within the Bridgnorth policing neighbourhood, under the West Mercia Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view crimes committed near Morfe Road
Neighbourhood Team Address Bridgnorth
Wenlock Road
Bridgnorth
Shropshire
WV16 5BB
Website: https://www.westmercia.police.uk/article/2551/Bridgnorth-Team-Information

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 WV15 5EH. 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 WV15 5EH.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 7 closest railway stations to Morfe Road, Bridgnorth, WV15 5EH. The nearest railway station is Cosford, approximately 8.9 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Cosford 8.9 miles
Shifnal 9.2 miles
Albrighton 9.2 miles
Telford Central 11 miles
Codsall 11 miles
Oakengates 12 miles
Bilbrook 12 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Morfe Road, Bridgnorth, WV15 5EH. The nearest is St Mary's Bluecoat CofE (VA) Primary School, approximately 80 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
St Mary's Bluecoat CofE (VA) Primary School 80 yards
    
St John's Catholic Primary School 0.8 miles
    
St Leonard's CofE Primary School 0.8 miles
    
Castlefields Primary School 1 mile
    
Worfield Endowed CofE Primary School 2.7 miles
    
Morville CofE (Controlled) Primary School 3.3 miles
    
Claverley CofE Primary School 4.4 miles
    
Corbett VA CofE Primary School 5.6 miles
    
Highley Community Primary School 5.7 miles
    
Alveley Primary School 5.7 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 5 closest secondary schools to Morfe Road, Bridgnorth, WV15 5EH. The nearest is Bridgnorth Endowed School, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Bridgnorth Endowed School 0.6 miles
    
Oldbury Wells School 0.8 miles
    
Haberdashers Abraham Darby 7.4 miles
    
William Brookes School 7.8 miles
    
Kinver High School and Sixth Form 9.3 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Morfe Road, Bridgnorth, WV15 5EH. The nearest is Bridgnorth Medical Practice, approximately 0.7 miles 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 Morfe Road, Bridgnorth, WV15 5EH. The nearest is Regency House Dental Practice, approximately 720 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 1 closest hospitals to Morfe Road, Bridgnorth, WV15 5EH. The nearest is Bridgnorth Community Hospital, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Bridgnorth Community Hospital 0.6 miles

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 9 closest opticians to Morfe Road, Bridgnorth, WV15 5EH. The nearest is Vivid Optical Ltd, approximately 690 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Vivid Optical Ltd 690 yards
Trevor Phillips Opticians 840 yards
John Biddle Opticians half a mile
Bridgnorth Specsavers 0.5 miles
Liage Opticians 0.5 miles
Evenett Opticians Ltd 0.6 miles
Clare Darbyshire 7.6 miles
Evenett & Bishop Opticians 8.8 miles
Kinver Opticians 9.5 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 WV15 5EH

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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 2 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 28.3Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 55Mbps
Average Upload Speed 5.6Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 10Mbps
Superfast 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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