Area Information for Upper Farmcote, Bridgnorth, WV15 5PS

Upper Farmcote in Bridgnorth is in the West Midlands region of England. The postcode is within the Alveley and Claverley ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Ludlow. This page combines information for the address Upper Farmcote, Bridgnorth, WV15 5PS, 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 5PS.

Basic Information

Area Type Hamlet or Isolated Dwelling
Local Authority Shropshire
Ward Alveley and Claverley
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 Upper Farmcote, Bridgnorth, WV15 5PS:

Farmcote, Bridgnorth, WV15 5PT
Quatford, Bridgnorth, WV15 5QB
Barnsley, Bridgnorth, WV15 5QA
Woundale, Bridgnorth, WV15 5PR
High Grosvenor, Bridgnorth, WV15 5PN
Chyknell, Bridgnorth, WV15 5PP

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 Upper Farmcote, Bridgnorth, WV15 5PS 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 6 property sales in Upper Farmcote 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 Upper Farmcote, Bridgnorth consists predominantly of detached housing, a strong indicator of affluence. 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 101
Semi-Detached 32
Terraced 13
Flat (Purpose-Built) 2
Flat (Converted) 9
Residence in Commercial Building 3
Caravan/Park/Temporary 2
Total 162
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Upper Farmcote, Bridgnorth contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 32% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 58
Owned with Mortgage 39
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 2
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 0
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 47
Rented: Other 2
Rent Free 4
Total 152

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 28
Two People 70
Three People 25
Four People 19
Five People 6
Six People 4
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 152

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 33
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 33
C2 - Skilled manual workers 26
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 18
Total 110

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.

Male 181
Female 192
Total 373

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 3
5-7 8
8-9 6
10-14 23
15 6
16-17 12
18-19 6
20-24 24
25-29 12
30-44 64
45-59 90
60-64 42
65-74 43
75-84 32
85-89 1
90+ 1
Total 373

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode WV15 5PS 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 89
Married 201
Divorced 16
Separated 8
Widowed 13
Same Sex 0
Total 327

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 181
Good 131
Fair 40
Bad 18
Very Bad 3
Total 373

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, and Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 84
Apprenticeship 17
2+ A Levels 37
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 70
1-4 GCSEs 53
No GCSEs 56
Other 10
Total 327

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Upper Farmcote, 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 370
Mixed Ethnicity 2
Other Asian 1
Total 373

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 351
Wales 9
Scotland 1
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 3
Other 8
Total 373

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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 5PS

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 311
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 1
African Countries 1
Middle East or Asia 0
North America or Caribbean 1
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 59

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 271
No Religion 78
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 3
Not Stated 21
Total 373

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Alveley and Claverley ward is entrepreneurial, with a larger than average concentration of residents that are self-employed - 27% of the resident population. On average, around 9.7% of census respondents were self-employed. Male residents were more than twice as likely to be self-employed than women.

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) 28
Self Employed 80
Unemployed 3
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 21
Retired 48
Looking After Home or Family 10
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 9
Other 2
Total 293

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 18
Mining/Quarrying 3
Manufacturing 21
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 2
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 2
Construction 21
RetailInc. Wholesale 30
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 5
Accommodation and Food 19
Information and Communication 7
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 2
Real Estate 4
Professional, Scientific and Technical 12
Administration 13
Public Administration and Defence 7
Education 8
HealthInc. Social Work 19
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 15
Total 208

Upper Farmcote, Bridgnorth, WV15 5PS 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 Upper Farmcote
Neighbourhood Team Address Bridgnorth
Wenlock Road
WV16 5BB

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Below are the details of the closest services to WV15 5PS. 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 5PS.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 17 closest railway stations to Upper Farmcote, Bridgnorth, WV15 5PS. The nearest railway station is Albrighton, approximately 8.4 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Albrighton 8.4 miles
Cosford 8.5 miles
Codsall 9.2 miles
Bilbrook 9.4 miles
Stourbridge Town 9.6 miles
Shifnal 9.9 miles
Stourbridge Junction 11 miles
Wolverhampton 11 miles
Lye (West Midlands) 11 miles
Kidderminster 11 miles
Blakedown 11 miles
Coseley 11 miles
Hagley 11 miles
Cradley Heath 12 miles
Tipton 12 miles
Telford Central 12 miles
Dudley Port 13 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Upper Farmcote, Bridgnorth, WV15 5PS. The nearest is Claverley CofE Primary School, approximately 1.8 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Claverley CofE Primary School 1.8 miles
Worfield Endowed CofE Primary School 2.4 miles
Corbett VA CofE Primary School 2.6 miles
St Mary's Bluecoat CofE (VA) Primary School 2.9 miles
St John's Catholic Primary School 3.7 miles
St Leonard's CofE Primary School 3.7 miles
Castlefields Primary School 3.8 miles
Alveley Primary School 4.5 miles
All Saints CofE (VC) Primary School 5.1 miles
Highley Community Primary School 5.4 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Upper Farmcote, Bridgnorth, WV15 5PS. The nearest is Bridgnorth Endowed School, approximately 3.5 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Bridgnorth Endowed School 3.5 miles
Oldbury Wells School 3.7 miles
Ounsdale High School 6.1 miles
Kinver High School and Sixth Form 6.7 miles
Summerhill School 7 miles
Highfields School 7.4 miles
Kingswinford Academy 7.5 miles  
Smestow School 7.6 miles
The King's Church of England School 8.3 miles
The Crestwood School 8.3 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Upper Farmcote, Bridgnorth, WV15 5PS. The nearest is Claverley Medical Practice, approximately 1.7 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 Upper Farmcote, Bridgnorth, WV15 5PS. The nearest is Regency House Dental Practice, approximately 3.3 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 5 closest hospitals to Upper Farmcote, Bridgnorth, WV15 5PS. The nearest is Bridgnorth Community Hospital, approximately 3.5 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Bridgnorth Community Hospital 3.5 miles
Penn Hospital 8 miles
Nuffield Health, Wolverhampton Hospital 8.5 miles
Corbett Hospital 9.1 miles
West Park Hospital 9.4 miles

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Upper Farmcote, Bridgnorth, WV15 5PS. The nearest is Vivid Optical Ltd, approximately 2.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Vivid Optical Ltd 2.6 miles
Trevor Phillips Opticians 3.4 miles
John Biddle Opticians 3.4 miles
Bridgnorth Specsavers 3.5 miles
Liage Opticians 3.5 miles
Evenett Opticians Ltd 3.5 miles
Perrigo Opticians 6.5 miles
Special Look's Opticians 6.8 miles
Kinver Opticians 7 miles
NVision Eyecare 7.4 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 5PS

The maximum speed reported in this postcode is 5-10Mbps. This is at the lower end of broadband speeds. While it is sufficient for internet browsing, and some light video and gaming use, users are likely to experience issues when streaming high definition videos, playing multiplayer online games, or using multiple internet connected devices at the same time.

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 6 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 3.7Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 6.3Mbps
Average Upload Speed 0.7Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 0.9Mbps
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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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