Useful Area information for CASTLE ROAD, TORQUAY, TQ1 3BB

Castle road is in Torbay in the county of Devon which resides in the South West region of England. The postcode is within the Ellacombe ward, which is in the constituency of Torbay. This page is a collection of useful information for Castle road, Torbay, and the neighbourhood in which it resides.

We found 10 house sales in TQ1 3BB. The most recent was sold for £220,000 on 03 May 2019. The most expensive house purchase so far has been sold for £315,000 on 30 Sep 2008 and the lowest has been sold for £85,000 on 20 Dec 2016. If you are interested in more detailed information then keep reading as we give insights about all of them in this page later on.

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Multiple Deprivation Index


Regarding the Index of Multiple Deprivation, TQ1 3BB has a score of 800 out of 32844.

Most recent sale

£220,000 on 03 May 2019

Most expensive sale

£315,000 on 30 Sep 2008

Least expensive sale

£85,000 on 20 Dec 2016

House prices

Leasehold, Flat or Maisonette Sold for £220,000 on 03 May 2019
Leasehold, Other Sold for £85,000 on 20 Dec 2016
Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £266,000 on 07 Dec 2015
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £314,000 on 29 Oct 2012
Leasehold, Terraced house Sold for £315,000 on 24 Oct 2008
Leasehold, Terraced house Sold for £315,000 on 30 Sep 2008
Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £213,000 on 01 Mar 2002
Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £175,000 on 30 Nov 2000
Leasehold, Terraced house Sold for £135,000 on 09 Jun 2000
Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £168,000 on 17 Mar 1997

Social grade

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

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

Housing tenure

The national average of social housing is over 18%.

Owned outright: 37
Mortgage: 26
Shared Ownership: 0
Council: 1
Social other: 6
Private rented: 71
Private employer: 1
Private relative: 2
Private other: 0
Rent free: 2

The most common ethnicity is White. Residents have the following ethnicities: 289 White, 0 Gypsy, 0 Indian, 0 Bangladeshi, 2 Other asian, 1 Black, 4 Mixed.

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

No passport: 90
UK: 189
Ireland: 0
Other EU: 14
Other Non EU: 2
Africa: 1
Middle East & Asia: 2
North America & Caribbean: 0
Central America: 0
South America: 0
Antarctica & Oceania: 0
British Overseas: 0


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

White: 289
Gypsy: 0
Indian: 0
Pakistani: 0
Bangladeshi: 0
Chinese: 0
Other Asian: 2
Black: 1
Mixed: 4
Other: 2

The most common ethnicity is White. Residents have the following ethnicities: 289 White, 0 Gypsy, 0 Indian, 0 Bangladeshi, 2 Other asian, 1 Black, 4 Mixed.

Accommodation type

Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets

Detached: 15
Semi-detached : 19
Terraced: 13
Flat: 48
Converted house share: 64
Flat in commercial: 2
Caravan: 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: 167
Buddhist: 3
Hindu: 0
Jewish: 1
Muslim: 1
Sikh: 0
Other: 1
No religion: 96
Not stated: 29

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


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


Crime rank

Risk of personal victimisation



No qualification: 80
GCSES 1 to 4 any grades: 80
NVQ Level 1: 23
One A level: 71
NVQ Level 2: 44
Apprenticeship: 17
Two plus A level: 29
NVQ Level 3: 22
Degree: 27
NVQ Level 4-5: 11
Professional qualification: 23
Other vocational qualification: 34

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Household size

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

One: 74
Two: 48
Three: 15
Four: 4
Five: 2
Six: 1
Eight: 1

The median age of this location's residents is 46.0 while the mean age is 45.66779. The most frequent age group is Fourty-five to fifty-nine. These conclusions are made from the following data: 0-4 years: 9, 5-7 years: 7, 8-9 years: 3, 10-14 years: 18, 16-17 years: 9, 18-19 years: 12, 20-24 years: 12, 25-29 years: 16, 25-29 years: 16, 30-44 years: 57, 45-59 years: 64, 60-64 years: 16, 65-74 years: 34, 75-84 years: 14, 85-89 years: 14.

This location in Torquay 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.

119 had very good health and 7 had very bad in this area.

Room number

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

One: 13
Two: 16
Three: 25
Four: 41
Five: 15
Six: 13
Seven: 12
Eight: 2
Nine: 9

According to the latest census which took place in 2011, this postcode had a population of 58 people that includes overnight visitors as well as permanent residents. Furthermore, there were 27 households.


Across the UK, the gender split is equal.

Total: 298
Males: 152
Females: 146


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

Total: 298
Very good: 119
Good: 83
Fair: 62
Bad: 27
Very bad: 7

Many postcodes have been retired over the years but TQ1 3BB is not one of them and it was first introduced on 01 Jan 1980.

Geographically this area resides in -3.529276 longitude and 50.468737 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 291566 eastings and 64329 northings.

Some might find it useful that this area's grid reference number is SX915643. The grid reference number uses cartesian coordinates.

The district code of TQ1 3BB is E06000027 and its county code is E10000008.

Its MSOA code is E02003161, its LSOA code is E01015217, its parish code is E43000022 and its constituency code is E14000999. 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.

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Longitude -3.529276
Latitude 50.468737
Easting 291566
Northing 64329
Altitude 39

The geographic X and Y coordinates are the approximate centre of the location covered by TQ1 3BB postal code.


District TORBAY
County Devon
District Torbay
Ward Ellacombe
Country England
Constituency Torbay
Region South West
Parish "Torbay, unparished area"


Active true
Terminated Postcode
County Code E10000008
National Park
Built Up Area Paignton/Torquay
Built Up Subdivision Torquay
Lower Layer Super Output Area Torbay 008A
Grid Ref SX915643
District Code E06000027
London Zone
LSOA Code E01015217
MSOA Code E02003161
Middle Layer Super Output Area Torbay 008
Parish Code E43000022
Census Output Area E00076886
Constituency Code E14000999

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