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The Green, Darlaston, WS10 8JP | Demographic profile

The Green is in a working class 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

    Walsall South Borough is represented by the Labour party.

Labour

National (General) Election 2019

49.14%
Labour
41.01%
Conservative
3.91%
Brexit Party
3.77%
Liberal Democrat
1.49%
Green
Voting margin 8.13%
Voting turnout 62.0%

The Green falls within the parliamentary constituency of Walsall South Borough, represented by the Labour MP, Valerie Vaz. At the last general election Labour won control with a majority of 3,456 votes over Conservative. A breakdown of voting at the last election is shown above.

Population

  • 1928 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 The Green is fairly densely populated, with 1928 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

  • Slightly younger than the National average of 39
37 years old
5%
7%
0-4
6%
7%
5-9
6%
10%
10-15
4%
4%
16-19
6%
5%
20-24
6%
7%
25-29
19%
18%
30-44
25%
23%
45-64
18%
15%
65+

Population breakdown by age range

  • National Average
  • This Area

Popularity with families

  • Popular with young families

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

Ethnic Group

  • White British, with a mix of Indian and Pakistani

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

Income

  • Average household income is slightly lower than the National average
31k
Average annual income

Deprivation indices indicate this is generally a less affluent area. At the same time, local households have an income slightly lower than the National average.

Deprivation

  • This particular area is, statistically, one of poorer scoring areas when it comes to official government deprivation figures
below average

Data released by the government each year indicates that this part of Walsall is, statistically, one of poorer scoring areas when it comes to official government deprivation figures

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: Manufacturing, Retail, and Health
Manufacturing

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

Travel to work

  • Most popular travel methods: Car and Walking
Car

Most people travel to their workplace by Car (66%) and Walking (10%)

Average age of local residents

  • Slightly younger than the West Midlands region average of 39
37 years old
6%
7%
0-4
6%
7%
5-9
8%
10%
10-15
5%
4%
16-19
5%
5%
20-24
6%
7%
25-29
21%
18%
30-44
24%
23%
45-64
15%
15%
65+

Population breakdown by age range

  • West Midlands region Average
  • This Area

Income

  • Average household income is around the West Midlands region average
31k
Average annual income

Deprivation indices indicate this is generally a less affluent area. At the same time, local households have an income around the West Midlands region average.

Deprivation

  • This particular area scores poorly in official government deprivation statistics compared to other places in West Midlands
below average

Data released by the government each year indicates that this part of Walsall is, statistically, one of poorer scoring areas when it comes to official government deprivation figures

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.

Local politics

    There is No Overall Control (NOC) in Walsall South Borough.

NOC

Local elections

30
Conservative
26
Labour
2
Independents
2
Lib Dem
No outright majority

Locally, The Green falling under the responsibility of Walsall, of which no individual party has overall control.

Average age of local residents

  • Slightly younger than the Sandwell Locality average of 38
37 years old
6%
7%
0-4
7%
7%
5-9
7%
10%
10-15
4%
4%
16-19
5%
5%
20-24
7%
7%
25-29
19%
18%
30-44
26%
23%
45-64
15%
15%
65+

Population breakdown by age range

  • Sandwell Locality Average
  • This Area

Income

  • Average household income is around the Sandwell Locality average
31k
Average annual income

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

Deprivation

  • This particular area scores slightly lower than Sandwell in official government statistics reflecting household income, employment, health and access to opportunities
below average

Data released by the government each year indicates that this part of Walsall is, statistically, one of poorer scoring areas when it comes to official government deprivation figures

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.