Useful Area information for HARDWICK ROAD, PONTEFRACT, WF8 3QY

Hardwick road 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 South ward, which is in the constituency of "Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford". This page is a collection of useful information for Hardwick road, Wakefield, and the neighbourhood in which it resides.

We found 11 house sales in WF8 3QY. The most recent was sold for £235,000 on 22 Jun 2015. The most expensive house purchase so far has been sold for £246,000 on 06 Jul 2006 and the lowest has been sold for £80,000 on 14 Jun 2000. 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 3QY has a score of 27296 out of 32844.

Most recent sale

£235,000 on 22 Jun 2015

Most expensive sale

£246,000 on 06 Jul 2006

Least expensive sale

£80,000 on 14 Jun 2000

House prices

Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £235,000 on 22 Jun 2015
Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £237,500 on 28 Nov 2012
Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £200,000 on 11 Jan 2010
Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £246,000 on 06 Jul 2006
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £189,000 on 10 Aug 2004
Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £215,000 on 16 Apr 2004
Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £135,000 on 10 Jul 2002
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £80,000 on 14 Jun 2000
Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £115,000 on 05 Jun 2000
Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £97,000 on 03 Dec 1999
Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £85,000 on 12 Jul 1996

Social grade

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

18 - AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions
30 - C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions
19 - C2 - Skilled manual workers
10 - 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: 71
Mortgage: 49
Shared Ownership: 0
Council: 1
Social other: 0
Private rented: 2
Private employer: 0
Private relative: 1
Private other: 0
Rent free: 2

The most common ethnicity is White. Residents have the following ethnicities: 295 White, 2 Gypsy, 0 Indian, 0 Bangladeshi, 0 Other asian, 1 Black, 0 Mixed.

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

No passport: 40
UK: 258
Ireland: 0
Other EU: 0
Other Non EU: 0
Africa: 1
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: 295
Gypsy: 2
Indian: 0
Pakistani: 0
Bangladeshi: 0
Chinese: 0
Other Asian: 0
Black: 1
Mixed: 0
Other: 0

The most common ethnicity is White. Residents have the following ethnicities: 295 White, 2 Gypsy, 0 Indian, 0 Bangladeshi, 0 Other asian, 1 Black, 0 Mixed.

Accommodation type

Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets

Detached: 63
Semi-detached : 63
Terraced: 0
Flat: 2
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: 227
Buddhist: 0
Hindu: 0
Jewish: 1
Muslim: 0
Sikh: 0
Other: 0
No religion: 45
Not stated: 25

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: 37
GCSES 1 to 4 any grades: 102
NVQ Level 1: 10
One A level: 114
NVQ Level 2: 38
Apprenticeship: 25
Two plus A level: 50
NVQ Level 3: 29
Degree: 50
NVQ Level 4-5: 18
Professional qualification: 56
Other vocational qualification: 52

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Household size

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

One: 22
Two: 62
Three: 23
Four: 15
Five: 1
Six: 3
Eight: 0

The median age of this location's residents is 51.0 while the mean age is 47.68792. 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: 6, 10-14 years: 11, 16-17 years: 10, 18-19 years: 8, 20-24 years: 9, 25-29 years: 9, 25-29 years: 9, 30-44 years: 38, 45-59 years: 85, 60-64 years: 24, 65-74 years: 34, 75-84 years: 37, 85-89 years: 4.

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 46 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.

134 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: 13
Five: 35
Six: 29
Seven: 24
Eight: 18
Nine: 5

According to the latest census which took place in 2011, this postcode had a population of 38 people that includes overnight visitors as well as permanent residents. Furthermore, there were 15 households.


Across the UK, the gender split is equal.

Total: 298
Males: 145
Females: 153


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: 134
Good: 109
Fair: 41
Bad: 11
Very bad: 3

Many postcodes have been retired over the years but WF8 3QY is not one of them and it was first introduced on 01 Jan 1980.

Geographically this area resides in -1.309775 longitude and 53.67608 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 445693 eastings and 420178 northings.

Some might find it useful that this area's grid reference number is SE456201. The grid reference number uses cartesian coordinates.

The district code of WF8 3QY is E08000036 and its county code is E11000019.

Its MSOA code is E02002460, its LSOA code is E01011848, 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 -1.309775
Latitude 53.67608
Easting 445693
Northing 420178
Altitude 46

The geographic X and Y coordinates are the approximate centre of the location covered by WF8 3QY postal code.


County West Yorkshire
District Wakefield
Ward Pontefract South
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 023D
Grid Ref SE456201
District Code E08000036
London Zone
LSOA Code E01011848
MSOA Code E02002460
Middle Layer Super Output Area Wakefield 023
Parish Code E43000190
Census Output Area E00059733
Constituency Code E14000836