Socio-economic statistics for Barons’ Cross, Herefordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Barons’ Cross, Herefordshire
Socio-economic statistics for Barons’ Cross, Herefordshire

If you are thinking of moving to Barons' Cross or just want to know a what the area is like, the statistics on this page should give you a good introduction. They cover a range of socio-economic factors so you can compare Barons' Cross to figures for Herefordshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Barons' Cross is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Barons' Cross General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Barons' Cross. The percentage of residents in Barons' Cross rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

HealthHerefordshire, County ofEngland
Very Good45.71%47.17%
Very Bad1.17%1.25%

Barons' Cross Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Barons' Cross and are from the UK Census of 2011.

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QualificationHerefordshire, County ofEngland
No Qualifications22.9%22.5%
Level 112.8%13.3%
Level 216%15.2%
Level 312%12.4%
Level 427.5%27.4%

Barons' Cross Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Barons' Cross are from the UK Census of 2011.

CountryHerefordshire, County ofEngland
United Kingdom93.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.8%3.7%
Outside the EU2.6%9.4%

Barons' Cross Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment figures as a percentage of the working population and has no further plans to do so. They do however publish the number of Universal Credit claimants in every local district council. We have taken the LDC that includes and compared it to the nearest councils. Please be aware that Universal Credit is a in and out of work benefit. Therefore these figures are an indicator of BOTH unemployment and underemployment. Barons' Cross is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Barons' Cross are dated . They are the last published statistics of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Barons' Cross than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitHerefordshire, County ofEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10.7%13.5%

Barons' Cross rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Barons' Cross Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Barons' Cross as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Barons' Cross is also older than the average, making Barons' Cross a older persons location.

AgeHerefordshire, County ofEngland
Age 0 to 45.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 95%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.2%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.4%6%
Age 65 to 7411.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.9%2.3%
Mean Age4339.3
Median Age4439

Barons' Cross Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureHerefordshire, County ofEngland
Social Rented (Council)3.4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10.5%8.3%
Private Rented13.6%15.4%
Rent Free1.9%1.3%

Barons' Cross Social Grade & Occcupation Statistics

Social grade is a classification based on occupation and it enables a household and all its members to be classified according to the job of the main income earner.

GradeHerefordshire, County ofEngland

What is the population of Barons' Cross and Herefordshire, County of?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Herefordshire, County of including Barons' Cross. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Aylestone Hill3793
Belmont Rural3875
Bishops Frome & Cradley3148
Bromyard Bringsty3584
Bromyard West3228
Dinedor Hill3820
Eign Hill3470
Golden Valley North3184
Golden Valley South3422
Hinton & Hunderton4780
Hope End3586
Kerne Bridge3234
Kings Acre3397
Ledbury North2582
Ledbury South3615
Ledbury West4206
Leominster East4384
Leominster North & Rural3992
Leominster South3155
Leominster West2996
Newton Farm4649
Old Gore3153
Red Hill4141
Ross East3740
Ross North3772
Ross West3693
Saxon Gate4516
Stoney Street3631
Sutton Walls3707
Three Crosses3578
Herefordshire, County of Total193615

Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.

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