Ridgeway is in Plymouth in the county of Devon which resides in the South West region of England. The postcode is within the Plympton Erle 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 2AG has a score of 7849 out of 32844.

We found 2 house sales in PL7 2AG. The most recent transaction was number 96D that sold for £275,000 on 29 Mar 2018. The most expensive house purchase so far has been number 96D that sold for £275,000 on 29 Mar 2018 and the lowest has been number 90 that sold for £135,000 on 05 Jul 2002. 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.

7 - AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions
12 - C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions
8 - C2 - Skilled manual workers
13 - 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: 270 White, 0 Gypsy, 0 Indian, 0 Bangladeshi, 0 Other asian, 1 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: 270
Gypsy: 0
Indian: 0
Pakistani: 0
Bangladeshi: 0
Chinese: 0
Other Asian: 0
Black: 1
Mixed: 1
Other: 1

Housing tenure

The national average of social housing is over 18%.

Owned outright: 72
Mortgage: 15
Shared Ownership: 3
Council: 4
Social other: 98
Private rented: 7
Private employer: 0
Private relative: 0
Private other: 3
Rent free: 1

House prices

96D, RIDGEWAY, PL7 2AG, PLYMOUTH, CITY OF PLYMOUTH Freehold, Other Sold for £275,000 on 29 Mar 2018
90, RIDGEWAY, PL7 2AG, PLYMOUTH, CITY OF PLYMOUTH Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £135,000 on 05 Jul 2002

In 2011 this place had 13 detached houses, 7 semi-detached houses, 21 terraced houses, 156 flats, 18 converted house shares, 0 flats in commercial buildings, 0 caravans.

The most common house type here is Flat.

Accommodation type

Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets

Detached: 13
Semi-detached : 7
Terraced: 21
Flat: 156
Converted house share: 18
Flat in commercial: 0
Caravan: 0


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

No passport: 97
UK: 175
Ireland: 0
Other EU: 0
Other Non EU: 0
Africa: 1
Middle East & Asia: 0
North America & Caribbean: 1
Central America: 0
South America: 0
Antarctica & Oceania: 0
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: 217
Buddhist: 1
Hindu: 0
Jewish: 1
Muslim: 1
Sikh: 0
Other: 0
No religion: 39
Not stated: 14


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: 142
GCSES 1 to 4 any grades: 38
NVQ Level 1: 9
One A level: 39
NVQ Level 2: 15
Apprenticeship: 16
Two plus A level: 14
NVQ Level 3: 10
Degree: 16
NVQ Level 4-5: 3
Professional qualification: 28
Other vocational qualification: 29

The median age of this location's residents is 76.0 while the mean age is 68.68498. The most frequent age group is Seventy-five to eighty-four. These conclusions are made from the following data: 0-4 years: 1, 5-7 years: 1, 8-9 years: 1, 10-14 years: 2, 16-17 years: 4, 18-19 years: 3, 20-24 years: 6, 25-29 years: 3, 25-29 years: 3, 30-44 years: 13, 45-59 years: 29, 60-64 years: 15, 65-74 years: 45, 75-84 years: 81, 85-89 years: 41.

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.

50 had very good health and 6 had very bad in this area.

Room number

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

One: 5
Two: 10
Three: 85
Four: 76
Five: 6
Six: 8
Seven: 3
Eight: 3
Nine: 7

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

Household size

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

One: 155
Two: 37
Three: 6
Four: 2
Five: 1
Six: 1
Eight: 1


Across the UK, the gender split is equal.

Total: 273
Males: 100
Females: 173


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

Total: 273
Very good: 50
Good: 64
Fair: 114
Bad: 39
Very bad: 6

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

Geographically this area resides in -4.05109 longitude and 50.387512 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 254287 eastings and 56191 northings.

Some might find it useful that this area's grid reference number is SX542561. The grid reference number uses cartesian coordinates.

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

Its MSOA code is E02003143, its LSOA code is E01015115, 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 14 crimes in PL7 2AG in December 2018. Our records show that there were 2 antisocial behaviours, 9 violence and anti-social behaviours, 0 burglaries, 1 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 PL7 2AG.

Crime type Last outcome
Violence and sexual offencesUnder investigation
Violence and sexual offencesUnder investigation
Crime type Last outcome
Anti-social behaviour
Crime type Last outcome
Criminal damage and arsonInvestigation complete
Crime type Last outcome
Violence and sexual offencesUnder investigation
Crime type Last outcome
Violence and sexual offencesUnable to prosecute suspect
Crime type Last outcome
Anti-social behaviour
DrugsOffender given a drugs possession warning
Public orderUnder investigation
Violence and sexual offencesUnable to prosecute suspect
Violence and sexual offencesUnder investigation
Violence and sexual offencesUnder investigation
Violence and sexual offencesUnder investigation
Violence and sexual offencesInvestigation complete

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Longitude -4.05109
Latitude 50.387512
Easting 254287
Northing 56191
Altitude 28
The geographic X and Y coordinates are the approximate centre of the location covered by PL7 2AG postal code.


County Devon
District Plymouth
Ward Plympton Erle
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 022C
Grid Ref SX542561
District Code E06000026
London Zone
LSOA Code E01015115
MSOA Code E02003143
Middle Layer Super Output Area Plymouth 022
Parish Code E43000021
Census Output Area E00076355
Constituency Code E14000950