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Gensing Road, St Leonards-On-Sea, TN38 0JB | Demographic profile

Gensing Road is in a deprived 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

    Hastings and Rye Co is represented by the Conservative party.

Conservative

National (General) Election 2019

49.56%
Conservative
42.11%
Labour
7.3%
Liberal Democrat
1.04%
Independent
Voting margin 7.45%
Voting turnout 67.0%

Gensing Road falls within the parliamentary constituency of Hastings and Rye Co, represented by the Conservative MP, Sally-Ann Hart. At the last general election Conservative won control with a majority of 4,043 votes over Labour. A breakdown of voting at the last election is shown above.

Population

  • 1758 people living in the immediate local area as of the 2011 census
super high density

The most recent data we have available indicates that the area around Gensing Road is very densely populated, with 1758 people living in the neighbourhood.

While population density on its own doesn’t mean a huge deal, a very 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

  • Around the National average of 39
39 years old
5%
5%
0-4
6%
5%
5-9
6%
5%
10-15
4%
4%
16-19
6%
4%
20-24
6%
8%
25-29
19%
23%
30-44
25%
30%
45-64
18%
12%
65+

Population breakdown by age range

  • National Average
  • This Area

Popularity with families

  • Popular with young families

The area around Gensing Road is popular with young families. The majority of people living here are single.

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 much lower than the National average
24k
Average annual income

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

Deprivation

  • Hastings scores poorly in official government deprivation statistics compared to the rest of the country
scores poorly

Data released by the government each year indicates that this part of Hastings scores poorly in official government deprivation statistics compared to the rest of the country

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: Health, Retail, and Manufacturing
Health

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

Travel to work

  • Most popular travel methods: Car and Walking
Car

Most people travel to their workplace by Car (61%) and Walking (12%)

Average age of local residents

  • Around the South East region average of 39
39 years old
5%
5%
0-4
6%
5%
5-9
7%
5%
10-15
4%
4%
16-19
5%
4%
20-24
6%
8%
25-29
22%
23%
30-44
24%
30%
45-64
16%
12%
65+

Population breakdown by age range

  • South East region Average
  • This Area

Income

  • Average household income is much lower than the South East region average
24k
Average annual income

Deprivation indices indicate this is generally a considerably less affluent area. At the same time, local households have an income much lower than the South East region average.

Deprivation

  • Hastings scores poorly in official government deprivation statistics compared to other places in South East
scores poorly

Data released by the government each year indicates that this part of Hastings scores poorly in official government deprivation statistics compared to the rest of the country

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

    Hastings and Rye Co is represented by the Labour party.

 
Labour

Local elections

24
Labour
8
Conservative
Voting margin 16

Locally, Gensing Road falling under the responsibility of Hastings, which is controlled by the Labour party. At a county level, East Sussex provide some services.

Average age of local residents

  • Substantially younger than the Rother Locality average of 49
39 years old
3%
5%
0-4
4%
5%
5-9
5%
5%
10-15
4%
4%
16-19
4%
4%
20-24
4%
8%
25-29
12%
23%
30-44
27%
30%
45-64
32%
12%
65+

Population breakdown by age range

  • Rother Locality Average
  • This Area

Income

  • Average household income is much lower than the Rother Locality average
24k
Average annual income

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

Deprivation

  • Hastings area scores worse than Rother in official government statistics reflecting household income, employment, health and access to opportunities
scores poorly

Data released by the government each year indicates that this part of Hastings scores poorly in official government deprivation statistics compared to the rest of the country

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.