Orchard Park, Cambridgeshire

Statistics

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

Orchard Park 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. Orchard Park has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeCambridgeCambridgeshireEngland
AB41.74%30.67%22.96%
C128.18%29.41%30.92%
C212.11%20.11%20.64%
DE17.97%19.80%25.49%

Orchard Park General Health Statistics

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

HealthCambridgeCambridgeshireEngland
Very Good54.69%49.41%47.17%
Good31.97%34.73%34.22%
Fair9.70%11.81%13.12%
Bad2.85%3.17%4.25%
Very Bad0.78%0.88%1.25%

Orchard Park Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Orchard Park come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and possible indicator of how hard it would be to get employment in the area. The rate of unemployment in Orchard Park is both lower than the average for Cambridgeshire 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 Orchard Park than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitCambridgeCambridgeshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.5%1.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.4%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)7.3%8.7%13.5%

Orchard Park Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Orchard Park and are from the UK Census of 2011. Orchard Park has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Orchard Park also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Orchard Park are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationCambridgeCambridgeshireEngland
No Qualifications11.9%18.9%22.5%
Level 16.9%12.1%13.3%
Level 28.6%14.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship1.9%3.5%3.6%
Level 316.9%12.6%12.4%
Level 447.3%33%27.4%
Other6.4%5.4%5.7%

Orchard Park Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Orchard Park has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Orchard Park is an economically deprived area.Since all home ownership is lower than the national average and all rented accommodation levels are higher than the national average, this also suggests an area of economic deprivation

TenureCambridgeCambridgeshireEngland
Owned24.9%31.9%30.6%
Mortgage22.5%34.1%32.8%
Shared1.1%1.2%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)15.2%6.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8.4%9.1%8.3%
Private Rented23.9%14.3%15.4%
Other2.3%1.7%1.4%
Rent Free1.6%1.5%1.3%

Orchard Park Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Orchard Park are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Orchard Park has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.

CountryCambridgeCambridgeshireEngland
United Kingdom70.6%86.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1%0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries10.6%5.4%3.7%
Outside the EU17.8%7.8%9.4%

Orchard Park Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Orchard Park as a whole, is younger than the national average. However, population of Orchard Park is older than the Cambridgeshire average.

AgeCambridgeCambridgeshireEngland
Age 0 to 45.4%5.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.1%5.4%5.6%
Age 10 to144%5.6%5.8%
Age 15 to 172.9%3.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 2420%9.9%9.4%
Age 25 to 2910.8%6.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4422.2%21.1%20.6%
Age 45 to 5914.8%19.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 644%6.2%6%
Age 65 to 745.6%8.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.1%5.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.2%2.3%2.3%
Mean Age35.639.539.3
Median Age313939



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

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