Information about the HX7 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district HX7. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about HX7 is based on the last census performed in the UK in 2011. They are performed once every 10 years. The figures are representative of the local area, not a specific street address or row of houses.

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Housing Types

Housing Types
Detached 1146
Semi-Detached 1430
Terraced 3259
Flat (Purpose-Built) 590
Flat (Converted) 146
Residence in Commercial Building 106
Caravan/Park/Temporary 19
Total 6696

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 2360
Owned with Mortgage 2189
Shared Ownership 47
Rented: From Council 154
Rented: Other Social 555
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 903
Rented: Other 92
Rent Free 67
Total 6367

Housing Occupancy 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 2228
Two People 2262
Three People 857
Four People 773
Five People 187
Six People 46
Seven People 9
8+ People 5
Total 6367

Social Grade

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 1728
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1471
C2 - Skilled manual workers 813
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 770
Total 4782

Gender Back to Top

Gender
Male 6591
Female 7151
Total 13742

Age Groups 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
0-4 740
5-7 475
8-9 300
10-14 858
15 180
16-17 333
18-19 288
20-24 518
25-29 480
30-44 2827
45-59 3428
60-64 1116
65-74 1169
75-84 763
85-89 182
90+ 85
Total 13742

Relationship Status Back to Top

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 3714
Married 5003
Divorced 1270
Separated 295
Widowed 781
Same Sex 126
Total 11189

Health 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 6874
Good 4466
Fair 1724
Bad 552
Very Bad 126
Total 13742

Education & Qualifications 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.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 4963
Apprenticeship 451
2+ A Levels 1200
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 1473
1-4 GCSEs 1025
No GCSEs 1814
Other 263
Total 11189

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 13367
Mixed Ethnicity 214
Indian 14
Pakistani 20
Chinese 31
Other Asian 28
Black African 13
Black Caribbean 16
Other Black/African/Caribbean 5
Other 34
Total 13742

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 12789
Wales 125
Scotland 218
Northern Ireland 59
Republic of Ireland 84
European Union 172
Other 295
Total 13742

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 11379
Republic of Ireland 103
Europe (including European Union) 123
African Countries 14
Middle East or Asia 39
North America or Caribbean 52
Central America 4
South America 3
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 51
None 2083

Religion Back to Top

Religion
Christian 6122
No Religion 5853
Buddhist 151
Hindu 5
Jewish 32
Muslim 38
Sikh 24
Other Religion 151
Not Stated 1366
Total 13742

Economic Activity

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 3694
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 1544
Self Employed 1582
Unemployed 375
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 650
Retired 1571
Looking After Home or Family 247
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 372
Other 124
Total 10159

Employment Industry 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 72
Mining/Quarrying 3
Manufacturing 634
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 8
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 46
Construction 465
RetailInc. Wholesale 722
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 163
Accommodation and Food 290
Information and Communication 335
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 286
Real Estate 107
Professional, Scientific and Technical 535
Administration 205
Public Administration and Defence 403
Education 1174
HealthInc. Social Work 1090
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 463
Total 7001