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OL16 5LQ | Demographic profile

OL16 5LQ is in a working class neighbourhood popular with families

Demographic data is collected by the Office for National Statistics in the census, the most recent of which took place in 2015. This information is grouped into small geographic areas a few streets in size.

National politics

    Rochdale Co is represented by the Labour party.

Labour

National (General) Election 2019

51.58%
Labour
31.21%
Conservative
8.15%
Brexit Party
6.98%
Liberal Democrat
2.08%
Green
Voting margin 20.37%
Voting turnout 60.0%

falls within the parliamentary constituency of Rochdale Co, represented by the Labour MP, Tony Lloyd. At the last general election Labour won control with a majority of 9,668 votes over Conservative. A breakdown of voting at the last election is shown above.

Population

  • 2004 people living in the immediate local area as of the 2011 census
low density urban

The most recent data we have available indicates that the area around OL16 5LQ is fairly densely populated, with 2004 people living in the neighbourhood.

While population density on its own doesn’t mean a huge deal, a fairly densely populated area might mean that you’re more likely to experience issues like noise or congestion caused by local traffic. However, it also might mean that key services and facilities are more accessible, located where the largest number of people can reach them.

Average age of local residents

  • Substantially younger than the National average of 39
32 years old
5%
8%
0-4
6%
7%
5-9
6%
9%
10-15
4%
7%
16-19
6%
7%
20-24
6%
8%
25-29
19%
20%
30-44
25%
20%
45-64
18%
8%
65+

Population breakdown by age range

  • National Average
  • This Area

Popularity with families

  • Popular with families with older children

The area around is popular with families with older children. There is an even split between single people and married couples.

Ethnic Group

  • White British, with a mix of Pakistani and Bangladeshi

The most recent census data on ethnicity indicates that most people living within the area are White British, with a mix of Pakistani and Bangladeshi around this.

Income

  • Average household income is slightly lower than the National average
28k
Average annual income

Deprivation indices indicate this is generally a less affluent area. At the same time, local households have an income slightly lower than the National average.

Deprivation

  • This particular area is, statistically, one of poorer scoring areas when it comes to official government deprivation figures
below average

Data released by the government each year indicates that this part of Rochdale is, statistically, one of poorer scoring areas when it comes to official government deprivation figures

This information is modelled on the Indices of Multiple Deprivation, a national dataset compiled by the department for Communities and Local Government. This ranks neighbourhoods from ‘best’ to ‘worst’ across a number of criteria including access to employment, life expectancy, income and health. While this might be a simplistic way of viewing things, there is a strong relationship between an area’s IMD ranking and its desirability as a place to live.

Industry of employment

  • Most popular sectors: Retail, Manufacturing, and Health
Retail

Typical industries in which local people are employed include Retail, Manufacturing, and Health

Travel to work

  • Most popular travel methods: Car and Walking
Car

Most people travel to their workplace by Car (62%) and Walking (13%)

Average age of local residents

  • Substantially younger than the North West region average of 39
32 years old
5%
8%
0-4
6%
7%
5-9
8%
9%
10-15
5%
7%
16-19
5%
7%
20-24
6%
8%
25-29
22%
20%
30-44
24%
20%
45-64
15%
8%
65+

Population breakdown by age range

  • North West region Average
  • This Area

Income

  • Average household income is around the North West region average
28k
Average annual income

Deprivation indices indicate this is generally a less affluent area. At the same time, local households have an income around the North West region average.

Deprivation

  • This particular area scores poorly in official government deprivation statistics compared to other places in North West
below average

Data released by the government each year indicates that this part of Rochdale is, statistically, one of poorer scoring areas when it comes to official government deprivation figures

This information is modelled on the Indices of Multiple Deprivation, a national dataset compiled by the department for Communities and Local Government. This ranks neighbourhoods from ‘best’ to ‘worst’ across a number of criteria including access to employment, life expectancy, income and health. While this might be a simplistic way of viewing things, there is a strong relationship between an area’s IMD ranking and its desirability as a place to live.

Local politics

    Rochdale Co is represented by the Labour party.

 
Labour

Local elections

45
Labour
9
Conservative
3
Independents
3
Lib Dem
Voting margin 36

Locally, falling under the responsibility of Rochdale, which is controlled by the Labour party.

Average age of local residents

  • Substantially younger than the Oldham Locality average of 45
32 years old
5%
8%
0-4
5%
7%
5-9
6%
9%
10-15
4%
7%
16-19
4%
7%
20-24
4%
8%
25-29
14%
20%
30-44
29%
20%
45-64
26%
8%
65+

Population breakdown by age range

  • Oldham Locality Average
  • This Area

Income

  • Average household income is much lower than the Oldham Locality average
28k
Average annual income

Deprivation indices indicate this is generally a less affluent area. At the same time, local households have an income much lower than the Oldham Locality average.

Deprivation

  • This particular area area scores worse than Oldham in official government statistics reflecting household income, employment, health and access to opportunities
below average

Data released by the government each year indicates that this part of Rochdale is, statistically, one of poorer scoring areas when it comes to official government deprivation figures

This information is modelled on the Indices of Multiple Deprivation, a national dataset compiled by the department for Communities and Local Government. This ranks neighbourhoods from ‘best’ to ‘worst’ across a number of criteria including access to employment, life expectancy, income and health. While this might be a simplistic way of viewing things, there is a strong relationship between an area’s IMD ranking and its desirability as a place to live.