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Mabels Furlong, Ledbury, HR8 2HF | Demographic profile

Mabels Furlong is in a 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

    North Herefordshire Co is represented by the Conservative party.

Conservative

National (General) Election 2019

63.01%
Conservative
14.31%
Liberal Democrat
13.33%
Labour
9.34%
Green
Voting margin 48.7%
Voting turnout 72.0%

Mabels Furlong falls within the parliamentary constituency of North Herefordshire Co, represented by the Conservative MP, Bill Wiggin. At the last general election Conservative won control with a majority of 24,856 votes over Liberal Democrat. A breakdown of voting at the last election is shown above.

Population

  • 1500 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 Mabels Furlong is fairly densely populated, with 1500 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
53 years old
5%
2%
0-4
6%
5%
5-9
6%
4%
10-15
4%
2%
16-19
6%
3%
20-24
6%
2%
25-29
19%
12%
30-44
25%
25%
45-64
18%
41%
65+

Population breakdown by age range

  • National Average
  • This Area

Popularity with families

  • Popular with young families

The area around Mabels Furlong 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
36k
Average annual income

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

Deprivation

  • Herefordshire performs well in official government statistics looking at household income, employment, health and access to opportunities
above average

Data released by the government each year indicates that this part of Herefordshire performs 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, Manufacturing, and Property
Retail

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

Travel to work

  • Most popular travel methods: Car and Walking
Car

Most people travel to their workplace by Car (67%) and Walking (24%)

Average age of local residents

  • Substantially older than the West Midlands region average of 39
53 years old
6%
2%
0-4
6%
5%
5-9
8%
4%
10-15
5%
2%
16-19
5%
3%
20-24
6%
2%
25-29
21%
12%
30-44
24%
25%
45-64
15%
41%
65+

Population breakdown by age range

  • West Midlands region Average
  • This Area

Income

  • Average household income is slightly higher than the West Midlands region average
36k
Average annual income

Deprivation indices indicate this is generally quite an affluent area. At the same time, local households have an income slightly higher than the West Midlands region average.

Deprivation

  • Herefordshire performs very well in official government statistics looking at household income, employment, health and access to opportunities, when compared to other places in West Midlands
above average

Data released by the government each year indicates that this part of Herefordshire performs 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.

Local politics

    North Herefordshire Co is represented by the Conservative party.

 
Conservative

Local elections

28
Conservative
20
Independents
2
Green
2
Lib Dem
Voting margin 8

Locally, Mabels Furlong falling under the responsibility of County of Herefordshire, which is controlled by the Conservative party.

Average age of local residents

  • Substantially older than the Forest Locality average of 47
53 years old
3%
2%
0-4
4%
5%
5-9
6%
4%
10-15
5%
2%
16-19
4%
3%
20-24
3%
2%
25-29
12%
12%
30-44
30%
25%
45-64
28%
41%
65+

Population breakdown by age range

  • Forest Locality Average
  • This Area

Income

  • Average household income is slightly lower than the Forest Locality average
36k
Average annual income

Deprivation indices indicate this is generally quite an affluent area. At the same time, local households have an income slightly lower than the Forest Locality average.

Deprivation

  • Herefordshire is a similar area to Forest in terms of household income, employment and access to opportunities
above average

Data released by the government each year indicates that this part of Herefordshire performs 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.