Merafield drive 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 Merafield drive, Plymouth, and the neighbourhood in which it resides.

Regarding the Index of Multiple Deprivation, PL7 1TW has a score of 19956 out of 32844.

We found 4 house sales in PL7 1TW. The most recent transaction was number 11 that sold for £171,000 on 18 May 2012. The most expensive house purchase so far has been number 11 that sold for £171,000 on 18 May 2012 and the lowest has been number 16 that sold for £52,000 on 10 Jan 1997. 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.

13 - AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions
32 - C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions
24 - C2 - Skilled manual workers
14 - 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, 5 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: 8
Other Asian: 0
Black: 0
Mixed: 5
Other: 0

Housing tenure

The national average of social housing is over 18%.

Owned outright: 61
Mortgage: 55
Shared Ownership: 0
Council: 1
Social other: 2
Private rented: 7
Private employer: 0
Private relative: 0
Private other: 0
Rent free: 0

House prices

11, MERAFIELD DRIVE, PL7 1TW, PLYMOUTH, CITY OF PLYMOUTH Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £171,000 on 18 May 2012
16, MERAFIELD DRIVE, PL7 1TW, PLYMOUTH, PLYMOUTH, CITY OF PLYMOUTH Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £87,950 on 26 Oct 2001
11, MERAFIELD DRIVE, PL7 1TW, PLYMOUTH, CITY OF PLYMOUTH Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £75,000 on 28 Jun 2000
16, MERAFIELD DRIVE, PL7 1TW, PLYMOUTH, PLYMOUTH, PLYMOUTH Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £52,000 on 10 Jan 1997

In 2011 this place had 13 detached houses, 105 semi-detached houses, 11 terraced houses, 1 flats, 2 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: 13
Semi-detached : 105
Terraced: 11
Flat: 1
Converted house share: 2
Flat in commercial: 0
Caravan: 0


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

No passport: 49
UK: 269
Ireland: 1
Other EU: 0
Other Non EU: 0
Africa: 5
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: 203
Buddhist: 0
Hindu: 0
Jewish: 0
Muslim: 5
Sikh: 0
Other: 4
No religion: 93
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: 45
GCSES 1 to 4 any grades: 104
NVQ Level 1: 27
One A level: 77
NVQ Level 2: 38
Apprenticeship: 28
Two plus A level: 32
NVQ Level 3: 21
Degree: 29
NVQ Level 4-5: 11
Professional qualification: 46
Other vocational qualification: 65

The median age of this location's residents is 45.0 while the mean age is 43.07523. The most frequent age group is Fourty-five to fifty-nine. These conclusions are made from the following data: 0-4 years: 16, 5-7 years: 6, 8-9 years: 9, 10-14 years: 15, 16-17 years: 8, 18-19 years: 8, 20-24 years: 13, 25-29 years: 14, 25-29 years: 14, 30-44 years: 56, 45-59 years: 75, 60-64 years: 20, 65-74 years: 48, 75-84 years: 18, 85-89 years: 3.

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 41 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.

135 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: 2
Four: 14
Five: 41
Six: 28
Seven: 19
Eight: 17
Nine: 5

According to the latest census which took place in 2011, this postcode had a population of 15 people that includes overnight visitors as well as permanent residents. Furthermore, there were 5 households.

Household size

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

One: 30
Two: 47
Three: 22
Four: 19
Five: 4
Six: 3
Eight: 1


Across the UK, the gender split is equal.

Total: 319
Males: 158
Females: 161


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

Total: 319
Very good: 135
Good: 114
Fair: 59
Bad: 8
Very bad: 3

Many postcodes have been retired over the years but PL7 1TW is not one of them and it was first introduced on 31 May 1996.

Geographically this area resides in -4.062024 longitude and 50.384657 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 253501 eastings and 55895 northings.

Some might find it useful that this area's grid reference number is SX535558. The grid reference number uses cartesian coordinates.

The district code of PL7 1TW is E06000026 and its county code is E10000008.

Its MSOA code is E02003140, its LSOA code is E01015112, 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 9 crimes in PL7 1TW in December 2018. Our records show that there were 6 antisocial behaviours, 2 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 PL7 1TW.

Crime type Last outcome
Anti-social behaviour
Anti-social behaviour
Anti-social behaviour
Anti-social behaviour
Crime type Last outcome
Anti-social behaviour
Crime type Last outcome
Violence and sexual offencesUnder investigation
Crime type Last outcome
Anti-social behaviour
DrugsUnder investigation
Violence and sexual offencesUnder investigation

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Longitude -4.062024
Latitude 50.384657
Easting 253501
Northing 55895
Altitude 41
The geographic X and Y coordinates are the approximate centre of the location covered by PL7 1TW 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 019A
Grid Ref SX535558
District Code E06000026
London Zone
LSOA Code E01015112
MSOA Code E02003140
Middle Layer Super Output Area Plymouth 019
Parish Code E43000021
Census Output Area E00076357
Constituency Code E14000950