Next Moving services

Olive Road, Hove, BN3 5RY | Demographic profile

Olive Road 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

    Hove Borough is represented by the Labour party.

 
Labour

National (General) Election 2017

64.14%
Labour
31.57%
Conservative
2.28%
Lib Dem
1.69%
Green
0.32%
Independents
Voting margin 32.57%
Voting turnout 77.0%

Olive Road falls within the parliamentary constituency of Hove Borough, represented by the Labour MP, Peter Kyle. At the last general election the Labour Party won control with a majority of 18,757 votes over the Conservative Party. A breakdown of voting at the last election is shown above.

Population

  • 1574 people living in the immediate local area as of the 2011 census
high density urban

The most recent data we have available indicates that the area around Olive Road is densely populated, with 1574 people living in the neighbourhood.

While population density on its own doesn’t mean a huge deal, a 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 older than the National average of 39
40 years old
6%
4%
0-4
6%
6%
5-9
6%
7%
10-15
4%
5%
16-19
6%
4%
20-24
6%
6%
25-29
19%
20%
30-44
25%
29%
45-64
17%
15%
65+

Population breakdown by age range

  • National Average
  • This Area

Popularity with families

  • Popular with families with older children
Family

The area around Olive Road is popular with families with older children. There is an even split between single people and married couples.

Ethnic Group

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

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 higher than the National average
45k
Average annual income

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

Deprivation

  • Brighton and Hove 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 Brighton and Hove 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, Property, and Health
Retail
Retail

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

Travel to work

  • Most popular travel methods: Car and Bus
Car
Car

Most people travel to their workplace by Car (58%) and Bus (13%)

Average age of local residents

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

Population breakdown by age range

  • South East region Average
  • This Area

Income

  • Average household income is around the South East region average
45k
Average annual income

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

Deprivation

  • Brighton and Hove is – according to official government figures - a fairly typical area in terms of household income, employment and access to opportunities
above average

Data released by the government each year indicates that this part of Brighton and Hove 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

    There is No Overall Control (NOC) in Hove Borough.

NOC

Local elections

23
Labour
20
Conservative
11
Green
No outright majority

Locally, Olive Road falling under the responsibility of The City of Brighton and Hove, of which no individual party has overall control.

Average age of local residents

  • Slightly younger than the Adur Locality average of 42
40 years old
6%
4%
0-4
6%
6%
5-9
6%
7%
10-15
4%
5%
16-19
4%
4%
20-24
5%
6%
25-29
18%
20%
30-44
26%
29%
45-64
20%
15%
65+

Population breakdown by age range

  • Adur Locality Average
  • This Area

Income

  • Average household income is slightly higher than the Adur Locality average
45k
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 Adur Locality average.

Deprivation

  • Brighton and Hove scores significantly better than Adur in official government statistics reflecting household income, employment, health and access to opportunities
above average

Data released by the government each year indicates that this part of Brighton and Hove 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.