Birchwood close is in South Lakeland in the county of Cumbria which resides in the North West region of England. The postcode is within the Ulverston West ward, which is in the constituency of Barrow and Furness. This page is a collection of useful information for Birchwood close, South Lakeland, and the neighbourhood in which it resides.

Regarding the Index of Multiple Deprivation, LA12 9PA has a score of 24338 out of 32844.

We found 8 house sales in LA12 9PA. The most recent transaction was number 6 that sold for £130,000 on 14 Dec 2012. The most expensive house purchase so far has been number 3 that sold for £220,000 on 16 Aug 2010 and the lowest has been number 7 that sold for £54,500 on 12 Mar 1999. If you are interested in more detailed information then keep reading as we give insights about all of them in this page later on.

Social grade

The figures shown are per-household between the ages of 16-64.

17 - AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions
39 - C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions
28 - C2 - Skilled manual workers
16 - DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers

The most common ethnicity is White. Residents have the following ethnicities: 306 White, 0 Gypsy, 0 Indian, 0 Bangladeshi, 0 Other asian, 0 Black, 2 Mixed.


According to the 2011 Census, the UK population claims itself as 87% white. The second largest group are asian 6% and black 3%.

White: 306
Gypsy: 0
Indian: 0
Pakistani: 0
Bangladeshi: 0
Chinese: 0
Other Asian: 0
Black: 0
Mixed: 2
Other: 0

Housing tenure

The national average of social housing is over 18%.

Owned outright: 50
Mortgage: 62
Shared Ownership: 0
Council: 2
Social other: 1
Private rented: 5
Private employer: 0
Private relative: 2
Private other: 1
Rent free: 0

House prices

6, BIRCHWOOD CLOSE, LA12 9PA, ULVERSTON, SOUTH LAKELAND Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £130,000 on 14 Dec 2012
4, BIRCHWOOD CLOSE, LA12 9PA, ULVERSTON, SOUTH LAKELAND Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £155,000 on 02 Nov 2012
1, BIRCHWOOD CLOSE, LA12 9PA, ULVERSTON, SOUTH LAKELAND Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £136,000 on 21 Mar 2012
3, BIRCHWOOD CLOSE, LA12 9PA, ULVERSTON, SOUTH LAKELAND Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £220,000 on 16 Aug 2010
7, BIRCHWOOD CLOSE, LA12 9PA, ULVERSTON, ULVERSTON, SOUTH LAKELAND Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £140,000 on 31 Aug 2006
6, BIRCHWOOD CLOSE, LA12 9PA, ULVERSTON, ULVERSTON, SOUTH LAKELAND Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £95,000 on 03 Mar 2003
7, BIRCHWOOD CLOSE, LA12 9PA, ULVERSTON, SOUTH LAKELAND Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £54,500 on 12 Mar 1999
1, BIRCHWOOD CLOSE, LA12 9PA, ULVERSTON, ULVERSTON, BARROW-IN-FURNESS Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £58,000 on 26 Aug 1998

In 2011 this place had 9 detached houses, 113 semi-detached houses, 2 terraced houses, 1 flats, 1 converted house shares, 0 flats in commercial buildings, 0 caravans.

The most common house type here is Semi-Detached house.

Accommodation type

Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets

Detached: 9
Semi-detached : 113
Terraced: 2
Flat: 1
Converted house share: 1
Flat in commercial: 0
Caravan: 0


Please bear in mind that an individual may hold one or more passports.

No passport: 32
UK: 274
Ireland: 2
Other EU: 0
Other Non EU: 0
Africa: 0
Middle East & Asia: 0
North America & Caribbean: 0
Central America: 0
South America: 0
Antarctica & Oceania: 1
British Overseas: 0


The UK is mainly a Christian country, with 59% of residents. 25% of the population claim to have no religion. 4% of the population identify themselves as Muslim, 1.3% Hindu, 0.7% Sikh, 0.5% Jewish, 0.4% Buddhist, and 0.4% as other religions, while the remaining 7.2% did not state their religious views.

Christian: 234
Buddhist: 4
Hindu: 0
Jewish: 1
Muslim: 0
Sikh: 0
Other: 0
No religion: 58
Not stated: 11


Income rank


Proportion of the population experiencing deprivation relating to low income

Employment rank


Proportion of the working-age population in an area involuntarily excluded from the labour market

Education skills rank


Lack of attainment skills in local population

Health rank


Risk of premature death and the impairment of quality of life

Crime rank


Risk of personal victimisation

Living environment rank


Measures the quality of the local environment

Income affecting children rank


Proportion of all children aged 0 to 15 living in income deprived families

Income affecting older rank


Proportion of all those aged 60 or over who experience income deprivation.

Children rank


Attainment of qualifications among children

Adult skill rank


Lack of qualifications in the resident working-age adult population

Geographical barrier rank


Physical proximity of local services

Wider barrier rank


Accessability of housing due to affordability

Indoor rank


Quality of housing

Outdoor rank


E.g. Air quality, road accidents


No qualification: 35
GCSES 1 to 4 any grades: 102
NVQ Level 1: 22
One A level: 94
NVQ Level 2: 53
Apprenticeship: 36
Two plus A level: 29
NVQ Level 3: 49
Degree: 32
NVQ Level 4-5: 19
Professional qualification: 33
Other vocational qualification: 72

The median age of this location's residents is 42.0 while the mean age is 38.50974. The most frequent age group is Fourty-five to fifty-nine. These conclusions are made from the following data: 0-4 years: 12, 5-7 years: 15, 8-9 years: 7, 10-14 years: 27, 16-17 years: 10, 18-19 years: 6, 20-24 years: 18, 25-29 years: 12, 25-29 years: 12, 30-44 years: 67, 45-59 years: 74, 60-64 years: 25, 65-74 years: 23, 75-84 years: 7, 85-89 years: 3.

This location in Ulverston is categorised as Urban city and town.

Some people have different preferences regarding the altitude of areas, this postcode's altitude is 39 metres above sea level. Areas at higher altitudes could be more favourable due to the expected rise of sea levels in the not so distant future.

153 had very good health and 3 had very bad in this area.

Room number

This data lists the total number of room each house have.

One: 0
Two: 0
Three: 3
Four: 9
Five: 47
Six: 51
Seven: 6
Eight: 5
Nine: 2

According to the latest census which took place in 2011, this postcode had a population of 13 people that includes overnight visitors as well as permanent residents. Furthermore, there were 7 households.

Household size

This data lists the total number of people normally resident within each household.

One: 26
Two: 44
Three: 25
Four: 22
Five: 5
Six: 1
Eight: 0


Across the UK, the gender split is equal.

Total: 308
Males: 163
Females: 145


Health is usually influenced by age and the affluence of a neighbourhood, since deprived areas often showing poorer standards of health.

Total: 308
Very good: 153
Good: 119
Fair: 20
Bad: 13
Very bad: 3

Many postcodes have been retired over the years but LA12 9PA is not one of them and it was first introduced on 01 Jan 1980.

Geographically this area resides in -3.091003 longitude and 54.178784 latitude.

If you are interested in getting to know more about the location codes of this area then it might also be valuable that it resides 328889 eastings and 476438 northings.

Some might find it useful that this area's grid reference number is SD288764. The grid reference number uses cartesian coordinates.

The district code of LA12 9PA is E07000031 and its county code is E10000006.

Its MSOA code is E02004028, its LSOA code is E01019391, its parish code is E04002655 and its constituency code is E14000543. These codes can come handy when you want to find out more about this location as not all services work with postcode.

Furthermore this area is in a national park.

We found 1 crimes in LA12 9PA in December 2018. Our records show that there were 0 antisocial behaviours, 0 violence and anti-social behaviours, 0 burglaries, 0 criminal damage and arsons, 1 drugs and 0 vehicle crimes. For more detailed analysis please continue reading as we have data for each crime type and all the nearby streets, close to LA12 9PA.

Crime type Last outcome
DrugsOffender given a caution

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Longitude -3.091003
Latitude 54.178784
Easting 328889
Northing 476438
Altitude 39
The geographic X and Y coordinates are the approximate centre of the location covered by LA12 9PA postal code.


County Cumbria
District South Lakeland
Ward Ulverston West
Country England
Constituency Barrow and Furness
Region North West
Parish Ulverston


Active true
Terminated Postcode
County Code E10000006
National Park
Built Up Area Ulverston
Built Up Subdivision
Lower Layer Super Output Area South Lakeland 014D
Grid Ref SD288764
District Code E07000031
London Zone
LSOA Code E01019391
MSOA Code E02004028
Middle Layer Super Output Area South Lakeland 014
Parish Code E04002655
Census Output Area E00098057
Constituency Code E14000543