Area Information for Oldbury Wells, Bridgnorth, WV16 5JD

Oldbury Wells in Bridgnorth is in the West Midlands region of England. The postcode is within the Bridgnorth West and Tasley ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Ludlow. This page combines information for the address Oldbury Wells, Bridgnorth, WV16 5JD, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of WV16 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.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Shropshire
Ward Bridgnorth West and Tasley
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 Oldbury Wells, Bridgnorth, WV16 5JD:

Morgan Springs, Oldbury, Bridgnorth, WV16 5JS
Deightons Close, Bridgnorth, WV16 5JH
Captains Road, Bridgnorth, WV16 5JA
Oldbury Wells, Bridgnorth, WV16 5HJ
Captains Road, Bridgnorth, WV16 5HZ
Meadow Close, Bridgnorth, WV16 5HY

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about WV16 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Oldbury Wells, Bridgnorth, WV16 5JD 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

There have been no house sales reported to the Land Registry in this postcode since January 1st 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 Oldbury Wells, 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 94
Semi-Detached 44
Terraced 4
Flat (Purpose-Built) 0
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 142
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

This area consists predominantly of housing where the property is owned outright - higher than the national average of just over 30%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 77
Owned with Mortgage 56
Shared Ownership 1
Rented: From Council 0
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 0
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 6
Rent Free 0
Total 140

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 23
Two People 64
Three People 14
Four People 33
Five People 4
Six People 1
Seven People 1
8+ People 0
Total 140

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 41
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 30
C2 - Skilled manual workers 14
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 10
Total 95

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 48% male.

Male 172
Female 186
Total 358

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 10
5-7 18
8-9 15
10-14 23
15 7
16-17 9
18-19 3
20-24 9
25-29 8
30-44 63
45-59 82
60-64 37
65-74 46
75-84 26
85-89 2
90+ 0
Total 358

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode WV16 5JD 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 41
Married 208
Divorced 17
Separated 4
Widowed 13
Same Sex 2
Total 285

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 158
Good 148
Fair 42
Bad 9
Very Bad 1
Total 358

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) 101
Apprenticeship 13
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 27
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 53
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 37
No GCSEs or Equivalent 41
Other 13
Total 285

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Oldbury Wells, 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 97% 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 349
Mixed Ethnicity 2
Chinese 5
Other Asian 1
Other Black/African/Caribbean 1
Total 358

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 332
Wales 8
Scotland 4
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 1
European Union 2
Other 10
Total 358

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 WV16 5JD

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 314
Republic of Ireland 1
Europe (including European Union) 3
African Countries 0
Middle East or Asia 1
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 4
None 39

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 237
No Religion 93
Buddhist 3
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 25
Total 358

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Bridgnorth West and Tasley ward is entrepreneurial, with a larger than average concentration of residents that are self-employed - 16% 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 82
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 41
Self Employed 40
Unemployed 8
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 11
Retired 61
Looking After Home or Family 8
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 3
Other 3
Total 257

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 1
Mining/Quarrying 1
Manufacturing 18
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 4
Construction 11
RetailInc. Wholesale 28
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 3
Accommodation and Food 6
Information and Communication 11
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 7
Real Estate 4
Professional, Scientific and Technical 10
Administration 6
Public Administration and Defence 8
Education 26
HealthInc. Social Work 14
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 8
Total 166

Oldbury Wells, Bridgnorth, WV16 5JD 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 Oldbury Wells
Neighbourhood Team Address Bridgnorth
Wenlock Road
WV16 5BB

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Below are the details of the closest services to WV16 5JD. 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 WV16 5JD.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 8 closest railway stations to Oldbury Wells, Bridgnorth, WV16 5JD. The nearest railway station is Cosford, approximately 9.4 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Cosford 9.4 miles
Shifnal 9.6 miles
Albrighton 9.9 miles
Telford Central 11 miles
Oakengates 12 miles
Codsall 12 miles
Bilbrook 12 miles
Wellington (Shropshire) 13 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Oldbury Wells, Bridgnorth, WV16 5JD. The nearest is Castlefields Primary School, approximately 320 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Castlefields Primary School 320 yards
St John's Catholic Primary School 0.6 miles
St Leonard's CofE Primary School 0.7 miles
St Mary's Bluecoat CofE (VA) Primary School 0.9 miles
Morville CofE (Controlled) Primary School 2.6 miles
Worfield Endowed CofE Primary School 3.5 miles
Claverley CofE Primary School 5.2 miles
Highley Community Primary School 5.6 miles
Barrow 1618 CofE Free School 5.7 miles
John Wilkinson Primary School and Nursery 5.8 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 4 closest secondary schools to Oldbury Wells, Bridgnorth, WV16 5JD. The nearest is Oldbury Wells School, approximately < 50 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Oldbury Wells School < 50 yards
Bridgnorth Endowed School 0.5 miles
William Brookes School 7.4 miles
Kinver High School and Sixth Form 9.8 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 9 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Oldbury Wells, Bridgnorth, WV16 5JD. The nearest is Bridgnorth Medical Practice, approximately 0.5 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 9 closest dentists to Oldbury Wells, Bridgnorth, WV16 5JD. The nearest is Pure Dental Care, approximately 620 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 2 closest hospitals to Oldbury Wells, Bridgnorth, WV16 5JD. The nearest is Bridgnorth Community Hospital, approximately 0.5 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Bridgnorth Community Hospital 0.5 miles
Bridgnorth Hospital 0.5 miles

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 8 closest opticians to Oldbury Wells, Bridgnorth, WV16 5JD. The nearest is Evenett Opticians Ltd, approximately 600 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Evenett Opticians Ltd 600 yards
Trevor Phillips Opticians 760 yards
Bridgnorth Specsavers 790 yards
Liage Opticians 790 yards
John Biddle Opticians 820 yards
Vivid Optical Ltd 1 mile
Clare Darbyshire 7.1 miles
Kinver Opticians 11 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.