Ridgeway is in Plymouth in the county of Devon which resides in the South West region of England. The postcode is within the Plympton St Mary ward, which is in the constituency of South West Devon. This page is a collection of useful information for Ridgeway, Plymouth, and the neighbourhood in which it resides.

Regarding the Index of Multiple Deprivation, PL7 2AA has a score of 16210 out of 32844.

We found 5 house sales in PL7 2AA. The most recent transaction was number 101 that sold for £247,500 on 26 Apr 2017. The most expensive house purchase so far has been number 101 that sold for £247,500 on 26 Apr 2017 and the lowest has been number 85 - 87 that sold for £80,000 on 31 Mar 2005. 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.

29 - AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions
30 - C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions
21 - C2 - Skilled manual workers
19 - 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: 398 White, 0 Gypsy, 3 Indian, 0 Bangladeshi, 0 Other asian, 0 Black, 1 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: 398
Gypsy: 0
Indian: 3
Pakistani: 0
Bangladeshi: 0
Chinese: 0
Other Asian: 0
Black: 0
Mixed: 1
Other: 0

Housing tenure

The national average of social housing is over 18%.

Owned outright: 74
Mortgage: 54
Shared Ownership: 0
Council: 4
Social other: 0
Private rented: 25
Private employer: 0
Private relative: 2
Private other: 0
Rent free: 1

House prices

101, RIDGEWAY, PL7 2AA, PLYMOUTH, CITY OF PLYMOUTH Leasehold, Flat or Maisonette Sold for £247,500 on 26 Apr 2017
85 - 87, RIDGEWAY, PL7 2AA, PLYMOUTH, CITY OF PLYMOUTH Leasehold, Terraced house Sold for £80,000 on 31 Mar 2005
87, RIDGEWAY, PL7 2AA, PLYMOUTH, PLYMOUTH, CITY OF PLYMOUTH Leasehold, Terraced house Sold for £115,000 on 25 Mar 2003
115, RIDGEWAY, PL7 2AA, PLYMOUTH, PLYMOUTH, CITY OF PLYMOUTH Leasehold, Terraced house Sold for £164,500 on 01 Aug 2001
85 - 87, RIDGEWAY, PL7 2AA, PLYMOUTH, CITY OF PLYMOUTH Leasehold, Terraced house Sold for £110,000 on 01 Jul 1997

In 2011 this place had 48 detached houses, 36 semi-detached houses, 53 terraced houses, 34 flats, 4 converted house shares, 12 flats in commercial buildings, 0 caravans.

The most common house type here is Terraced house.

There are no flats, apartments nor maisonettes on Ridgeway.

Accommodation type

Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets

Detached: 48
Semi-detached : 36
Terraced: 53
Flat: 34
Converted house share: 4
Flat in commercial: 12
Caravan: 0


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

No passport: 53
UK: 339
Ireland: 0
Other EU: 7
Other Non EU: 0
Africa: 0
Middle East & Asia: 3
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: 262
Buddhist: 0
Hindu: 0
Jewish: 0
Muslim: 0
Sikh: 0
Other: 0
No religion: 98
Not stated: 42


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: 90
GCSES 1 to 4 any grades: 99
NVQ Level 1: 29
One A level: 126
NVQ Level 2: 66
Apprenticeship: 42
Two plus A level: 56
NVQ Level 3: 51
Degree: 42
NVQ Level 4-5: 18
Professional qualification: 57
Other vocational qualification: 65

The median age of this location's residents is 49.0 while the mean age is 47.15174. The most frequent age group is Fourty-five to fifty-nine. These conclusions are made from the following data: 0-4 years: 14, 5-7 years: 8, 8-9 years: 5, 10-14 years: 26, 16-17 years: 10, 18-19 years: 2, 20-24 years: 15, 25-29 years: 25, 25-29 years: 25, 30-44 years: 61, 45-59 years: 77, 60-64 years: 34, 65-74 years: 60, 75-84 years: 39, 85-89 years: 9.

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

Some people have different preferences regarding the altitude of areas, this postcode's altitude is 28 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.

171 had very good health and 2 had very bad in this area.

Room number

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

One: 0
Two: 6
Three: 13
Four: 19
Five: 32
Six: 42
Seven: 26
Eight: 11
Nine: 11

According to the latest census which took place in 2011, this postcode had a population of 6 people that includes overnight visitors as well as permanent residents. Furthermore, there were 4 households.

Household size

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

One: 37
Two: 70
Three: 25
Four: 19
Five: 8
Six: 0
Eight: 1


Across the UK, the gender split is equal.

Total: 402
Males: 195
Females: 207


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

Total: 402
Very good: 171
Good: 149
Fair: 63
Bad: 17
Very bad: 2

Many postcodes have been retired over the years but PL7 2AA is not one of them and it was first introduced on 31 May 1996.

Geographically this area resides in -4.051498 longitude and 50.387833 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 254259 eastings and 56228 northings.

Some might find it useful that this area's grid reference number is SX542562. The grid reference number uses cartesian coordinates.

The district code of PL7 2AA is E06000026 and its county code is E10000008.

Its MSOA code is E02003136, its LSOA code is E01015123, its parish code is E43000021 and its constituency code is E14000950. 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 11 crimes in PL7 2AA in December 2018. Our records show that there were 2 antisocial behaviours, 7 violence and anti-social behaviours, 0 burglaries, 0 criminal damage and arsons, 0 drugs and 1 vehicle crimes. For more detailed analysis please continue reading as we have data for each crime type and all the nearby streets, close to PL7 2AA.

Crime type Last outcome
Anti-social behaviour
Crime type Last outcome
Vehicle crimeAwaiting court outcome
Crime type Last outcome
Anti-social behaviour
Crime type Last outcome
ShopliftingInvestigation complete
Violence and sexual offencesFormal action is not in the public interest
Violence and sexual offencesAwaiting court outcome
Crime type Last outcome
Violence and sexual offencesUnder investigation
Violence and sexual offencesUnder investigation
Violence and sexual offencesUnable to prosecute suspect
Crime type Last outcome
Violence and sexual offencesUnder investigation
Violence and sexual offencesUnder investigation

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Longitude -4.051498
Latitude 50.387833
Easting 254259
Northing 56228
Altitude 28
The geographic X and Y coordinates are the approximate centre of the location covered by PL7 2AA postal code.


County Devon
District Plymouth
Ward Plympton St Mary
Country England
Constituency South West Devon
Region South West
Parish "Plymouth, unparished area"


Active true
Terminated Postcode
County Code E10000008
National Park
Built Up Area Plymouth
Built Up Subdivision Plymouth
Lower Layer Super Output Area Plymouth 015C
Grid Ref SX542562
District Code E06000026
London Zone
LSOA Code E01015123
MSOA Code E02003136
Middle Layer Super Output Area Plymouth 015
Parish Code E43000021
Census Output Area E00076386
Constituency Code E14000950