Highbury East, Islington

Area Insights for Highbury Park, London, N5 2AA


Wealthy area
Household income is higher than in 90% of immediate areas in London
6 supermarkets and more than 10 grocery stores within 0.5 miles
  • Highbury Barn Pharmacy - 71 yards
  • Wine Rack - 71 yards
  • Grosvenor News - 0.4 miles
  • Family Grocer - 0.4 miles
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7 'Outstanding' primary schools within 1 mile
  • St John's Highbury Vale CofE Primary School - 0.3 miles
  • Gillespie Primary School - 0.4 miles
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1 'Outstanding' secondary school within 1 mile
  • Highbury Fields School - 0.2 miles
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Average crime rates
Crime rates are higher than in 55% of local areas in London
Average transport links
  • Drayton Park Rail Station - 0.3 miles
  • Canonbury Rail Station - 0.4 miles
  • Arsenal Underground Station - 0.5 miles
  • Highbury & Islington Underground Station - 0.6 miles
And 7 more transport stations found within 1 mile
1 'Good' 16+ school within 1 mile
  • St Mary Magdalene Academy - 0.7 miles
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Things to have a closer look at

Air quality doesn’t meet EU standards
Noise issues are identified
  • Road Traffic Noise
  • Bars, pubs, clubs


Main ethnic group is White British - 46.3%, London average is 45%

Higher than London average: Mixed, Other

Lower than London average: Indian, Pakistani

Main religion is Christian - 43.9%, London average is 48.4%

Higher than London average: No Religion, Religion Not Stated

Lower than London average: Hindu, Jewish, Muslim

Main household lifestage is 35-54 years old - 40.3%, London average is 43%

Higher than London average: Under 35 years old

Lower than London average: Over 65 years old

Main household type is One-person Household - 47.6%, London average is 32%

Higher than London average: One-person Household, Same Sex Couple

Lower than London average: Couple with Children, Couple without Children


Graduation occupation (Smaller area)

The residents of these areas are likely to be recent graduates who are employed in the communications, scientific and technical sectors. Pre 2001 EU countries are well represented, and travel to work on foot or by bicycle is more common than average for London

City Vibe (Wider area)

There are many young, single professionals in this Super Group, living in Zone 2 of the London travel network. Compared to the London average, few individuals originate from the Indian sub-continent, but Mixed ethnic groups are well represented, as are migrants from pre 2001 EU countries. A large number of households comprise full time students in shared or communal establishments. Individuals rent within the private sector, are well qualified and are employed in a range of professional, scientific and technical occupations.

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