Socio-economic statistics for Ipstones, Staffordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Ipstones, Staffordshire
Socio-economic statistics for Ipstones, Staffordshire

If you are thinking of moving to Ipstones 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 Ipstones to figures for Staffordshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Ipstones is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Ipstones Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Ipstones has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Ipstones is a relatively affluent area.

TenureStaffordshire MoorlandsEngland
Owned44.1%30.6%
Mortgage35.6%32.8%
Shared0.3%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)3.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.6%8.3%
Private Rented8.6%15.4%
Other1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%

Ipstones Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Ipstones are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Ipstones has a higher level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a lower rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does not have a significant immigrant population.

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CountryStaffordshire MoorlandsEngland
United Kingdom97.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries1%3.7%
Outside the EU1.1%9.4%

Ipstones Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeStaffordshire MoorlandsEngland
Age 0 to 44.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.9%5.6%
Age 10 to145.5%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 648.1%6%
Age 65 to 7411.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.6%2.3%
Mean Age43.439.3
Median Age4539

Ipstones Education Statistics

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

QualificationStaffordshire MoorlandsEngland
No Qualifications26.6%22.5%
Level 112.8%13.3%
Level 216%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.2%3.6%
Level 312.3%12.4%
Level 423.7%27.4%
Other4.4%5.7%

Ipstones General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Ipstones. The percentage of residents in Ipstones rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Ipstones rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Ipstones is generally worse than in the average person in England.

HealthStaffordshire MoorlandsEngland
Very Good44.15%47.17%
Good35.06%34.22%
Fair14.86%13.12%
Bad4.55%4.25%
Very Bad1.37%1.25%

Ipstones 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. Ipstones is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Ipstones 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 unemployment in Ipstones is both lower than the average for Staffordshire and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Ipstones than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitStaffordshire MoorlandsStaffordshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.7%2.2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.3%2.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10.6%11.6%13.5%

Ipstones rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Ipstones 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.

GradeStaffordshire MoorlandsEngland
AB20.09%22.96%
C128.43%30.92%
C227.41%20.64%
DE24.07%25.49%

What is the population of Ipstones and Staffordshire Moorlands?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Staffordshire Moorlands including Ipstones. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Alton1460
Bagnall and Stanley1668
Biddulph East6380
Biddulph Moor1615
Biddulph North5419
Biddulph South1564
Biddulph West5206
Brown Edge and Endon4826
Caverswall1757
Cellarhead3196
Cheadle North East3388
Cheadle South East3592
Cheadle West5045
Checkley5777
Cheddleton5630
Churnet3228
Dane1573
Forsbrook5237
Hamps Valley1840
Horton1957
Ipstones1834
Leek East5011
Leek North5797
Leek South5955
Leek West4535
Manifold1823
Werrington3114
Staffordshire Moorlands Total98427



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


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