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Gipsy Castle Estate, Hay-On-Wye, HR3 5EG | Demographic profile

Gipsy Castle Estate is in a highly desirable neighbourhood popular with families

Demographic data is collected by the Office for National Statistics in the census, the most recent of which took place in 2015. This information is grouped into small geographic areas a few streets in size.

National politics

    Brecon and Radnorshire Co is represented by the Conservative party.

Conservative

National (General) Election 2019

53.14%
Conservative
35.88%
Liberal Democrat
9.55%
Labour
0.83%
Monster Raving Loony Party
0.59%
Christian Party, Proclaiming Christ's Lordship
Voting margin 17.26%
Voting turnout 74.0%

Gipsy Castle Estate falls within the parliamentary constituency of Brecon and Radnorshire Co, represented by the Conservative MP, Fay Jones. At the last general election Conservative won control with a majority of 7,131 votes over Liberal Democrat. A breakdown of voting at the last election is shown above.

Population

  • 1523 people living in the immediate local area as of the 2011 census
low density urban

The most recent data we have available indicates that the area around Gipsy Castle Estate is fairly densely populated, with 1523 people living in the neighbourhood.

While population density on its own doesn’t mean a huge deal, a fairly densely populated area might mean that you’re more likely to experience issues like noise or congestion caused by local traffic. However, it also might mean that key services and facilities are more accessible, located where the largest number of people can reach them.

Average age of local residents

  • Substantially older than the National average of 39
48 years old
5%
4%
0-4
6%
5%
5-9
6%
5%
10-15
4%
3%
16-19
6%
4%
20-24
6%
3%
25-29
19%
12%
30-44
25%
30%
45-64
18%
30%
65+

Population breakdown by age range

  • National Average
  • This Area

Popularity with families

  • Popular with young families

The area around Gipsy Castle Estate is popular with young families. There is an even split between single people and married couples.

Ethnic Group

  • White British, with a mix of White (other) and White Irish

The most recent census data on ethnicity indicates that most people living within the area are White British, with a mix of White (other) and White Irish around this.

Income

  • Average household income is around the National average
33k
Average annual income

Deprivation indices indicate this is generally a very affluent area. At the same time, local households have an income around the National average.

Deprivation

  • Powys performs very well in official government statistics looking at household income, employment, health and access to opportunities
scores highly

Data released by the government each year indicates that this part of Powys performs very well in official government statistics looking at household income, employment, health and access to opportunities

This information is modelled on the Indices of Multiple Deprivation, a national dataset compiled by the department for Communities and Local Government. This ranks neighbourhoods from ‘best’ to ‘worst’ across a number of criteria including access to employment, life expectancy, income and health. While this might be a simplistic way of viewing things, there is a strong relationship between an area’s IMD ranking and its desirability as a place to live.

Industry of employment

  • Most popular sectors: Retail, Health, and Manufacturing
Retail

Typical industries in which local people are employed include Retail, Health, and Manufacturing

Travel to work

  • Most popular travel methods: Car and Walking
Car

Most people travel to their workplace by Car (60%) and Walking (26%)

Average age of local residents

  • Around the Herefordshire Locality average of 47
48 years old
4%
4%
0-4
5%
5%
5-9
6%
5%
10-15
3%
3%
16-19
3%
4%
20-24
4%
3%
25-29
12%
12%
30-44
31%
30%
45-64
28%
30%
65+

Population breakdown by age range

  • Herefordshire Locality Average
  • This Area

Income

  • Average household income is around the Herefordshire Locality average
33k
Average annual income

Deprivation indices indicate this is generally a very affluent area. At the same time, local households have an income around the Herefordshire Locality average.

Deprivation

  • Powys scores significantly better than Herefordshire in official government statistics reflecting household income, employment, health and access to opportunities
scores highly

Data released by the government each year indicates that this part of Powys performs very well in official government statistics looking at household income, employment, health and access to opportunities

This information is modelled on the Indices of Multiple Deprivation, a national dataset compiled by the department for Communities and Local Government. This ranks neighbourhoods from ‘best’ to ‘worst’ across a number of criteria including access to employment, life expectancy, income and health. While this might be a simplistic way of viewing things, there is a strong relationship between an area’s IMD ranking and its desirability as a place to live.