Useful Area information for CARLETON GLEN, PONTEFRACT, WF8 2RU

Carleton glen is in Wakefield in the county of West Yorkshire which resides in the Yorkshire and The Humber region of England. The postcode is within the Pontefract North ward, which is in the constituency of "Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford". This page is a collection of useful information for Carleton glen, Wakefield, and the neighbourhood in which it resides.

We found 7 house sales in WF8 2RU. The most recent was sold for £103,000 on 03 Oct 2014. The most expensive house purchase so far has been sold for £103,000 on 03 Oct 2014 and the lowest has been sold for £38,500 on 25 Apr 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.

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Multiple Deprivation Index


Regarding the Index of Multiple Deprivation, WF8 2RU has a score of 6076 out of 32844.

Most recent sale

£103,000 on 03 Oct 2014

Most expensive sale

£103,000 on 03 Oct 2014

Least expensive sale

£38,500 on 25 Apr 1997

House prices

Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £103,000 on 03 Oct 2014
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £66,000 on 10 Oct 2003
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £79,995 on 16 May 2003
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £55,950 on 09 Oct 2002
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £53,000 on 11 Jul 2002
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £40,000 on 18 Jun 2001
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £38,500 on 25 Apr 1997

Social grade

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

17 - AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions
23 - C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions
21 - C2 - Skilled manual workers
44 - 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: 33
Mortgage: 43
Shared Ownership: 0
Council: 39
Social other: 10
Private rented: 8
Private employer: 0
Private relative: 2
Private other: 0
Rent free: 2

The most common ethnicity is White. Residents have the following ethnicities: 326 White, 1 Gypsy, 0 Indian, 0 Bangladeshi, 7 Other asian, 0 Black, 1 Mixed.

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

No passport: 69
UK: 260
Ireland: 1
Other EU: 6
Other Non EU: 0
Africa: 0
Middle East & Asia: 0
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: 326
Gypsy: 1
Indian: 0
Pakistani: 0
Bangladeshi: 0
Chinese: 0
Other Asian: 7
Black: 0
Mixed: 1
Other: 0

The most common ethnicity is White. Residents have the following ethnicities: 326 White, 1 Gypsy, 0 Indian, 0 Bangladeshi, 7 Other asian, 0 Black, 1 Mixed.

Accommodation type

Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets

Detached: 17
Semi-detached : 86
Terraced: 4
Flat: 33
Converted house share: 0
Flat in commercial: 0
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: 231
Buddhist: 1
Hindu: 0
Jewish: 0
Muslim: 0
Sikh: 0
Other: 1
No religion: 83
Not stated: 19

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: 103
GCSES 1 to 4 any grades: 84
NVQ Level 1: 23
One A level: 77
NVQ Level 2: 45
Apprenticeship: 17
Two plus A level: 35
NVQ Level 3: 27
Degree: 35
NVQ Level 4-5: 10
Professional qualification: 35
Other vocational qualification: 42

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Household size

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

One: 41
Two: 52
Three: 20
Four: 15
Five: 8
Six: 1
Eight: 0

The median age of this location's residents is 43.0 while the mean age is 41.55821. The most frequent age group is Thirty to fourty-four. These conclusions are made from the following data: 0-4 years: 17, 5-7 years: 5, 8-9 years: 5, 10-14 years: 14, 16-17 years: 8, 18-19 years: 10, 20-24 years: 27, 25-29 years: 17, 25-29 years: 17, 30-44 years: 75, 45-59 years: 75, 60-64 years: 26, 65-74 years: 29, 75-84 years: 17, 85-89 years: 5.

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

Some people have different preferences regarding the altitude of areas, this postcode's altitude is 50 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.

129 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: 0
Two: 0
Three: 7
Four: 30
Five: 55
Six: 13
Seven: 10
Eight: 6
Nine: 16

According to the latest census which took place in 2011, this postcode had a population of 34 people that includes overnight visitors as well as permanent residents. Furthermore, there were 14 households.


Across the UK, the gender split is equal.

Total: 335
Males: 171
Females: 164


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

Total: 335
Very good: 129
Good: 125
Fair: 53
Bad: 21
Very bad: 7

Many postcodes have been retired over the years but WF8 2RU is not one of them and it was first introduced on 01 Jan 1980.

Geographically this area resides in -1.308944 longitude and 53.68616 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 445737 eastings and 421300 northings.

Some might find it useful that this area's grid reference number is SE457212. The grid reference number uses cartesian coordinates.

The district code of WF8 2RU is E08000036 and its county code is E11000019.

Its MSOA code is E02002452, its LSOA code is E01011837, its parish code is E43000190 and its constituency code is E14000836. 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 -1.308944
Latitude 53.68616
Easting 445737
Northing 421300
Altitude 50

The geographic X and Y coordinates are the approximate centre of the location covered by WF8 2RU postal code.


County West Yorkshire
District Wakefield
Ward Pontefract North
Country England
Constituency "Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford"
Region Yorkshire and The Humber
Parish "Wakefield, unparished area"


Active true
Terminated Postcode
County Code E11000019
National Park
Built Up Area Pontefract
Built Up Subdivision Pontefract
Lower Layer Super Output Area Wakefield 015B
Grid Ref SE457212
District Code E08000036
London Zone
LSOA Code E01011837
MSOA Code E02002452
Middle Layer Super Output Area Wakefield 015
Parish Code E43000190
Census Output Area E00059707
Constituency Code E14000836