B38 Postcode Area Information

Population
20,253
Avg Annual Income
£37,580
Full Time Employees
24.03%
Average Age
40.72

Area Overview

The postcode area is located in the Birmingham, Bromsgrove, Birmingham, Worcestershire postcode town, in the West Midlands, England region.

The B38, a postal code area in England, is particularly notable because it covers parts of Birmingham and neighboring districts. This area is located in the West Midlands county, comprising regions such as Kings Norton, West Heath and traces of Longbridge.

Geographically, this postal area enjoys a remarkable blend of urban and suburban features, with a rich green belt offering beautiful natural inhabitants. The Beacon Hill and Manor Farm Park are key environmental spots contributing significantly to the area’s bio-diversity. Waterways, including the River Rea, give an added scenic beauty to the landscape.

As for transportation, B38 has a well-developed system including road, rail, and bus connections. Kings Norton railway station located within the postcode radius, offers convenient and direct links to central Birmingham and other parts of the country. Major thoroughfares like the A441 and A435 also cross through B38, providing ample connectivity to other regions.

Local amenities in B38 are plentiful, catering to the needs of all residents. The area is adorned with several decent schools, including Kings Norton Girls' School and Cadbury Sixth Form College, healthcare units, numerous food joints, and shopping arenas such as the Kings Norton Shopping Centre. The Kings Norton Library and the historic Kings Norton Green offer cultural and recreational outlets.

In terms of residential and commercial properties, the B38 postal region offers a mix of terraced and semi-detached housing along with business parks including the notable Kings Norton Business Centre. The area displays a diverse socioeconomic mix, making it a multicultural and dynamic place to reside.

A Major part of this postcode area has a young, diverse community with many residents born in Africa, facing some challenges.

Residents:

  • Mostly young adults, many born in Africa.
  • Fewer married couples and families with children compared to similar areas.
  • Diverse mix of ethnicities, with Black and mixed backgrounds well-represented.
  • English may not be everyone's main language.

Housing:

  • Mainly overcrowded flats rented from the government (social housing).

Lifestyle:

  • Many residents work in basic jobs (elementary occupations).
  • Few residents have college degrees.
  • Not many households have multiple cars.

Overall: a big area of B38 postcode district represents a vibrant and diverse community with a young population. However, many residents face challenges like overcrowded housing, limited English fluency, and basic job opportunities. Remember, this is a general overview, and individual experiences may vary greatly.

It's important to note that this description generalizes the area and individual experiences may vary.

Electoral Wards

The postcode area covers King's Norton North, King's Norton South, Longbridge & West Heath, Wythall West electoral wards.

B38 Postcode Map

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Ethinicity
Deprivation
Education
Occupation
Religion
B38 Area Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of B38 postcode area is 20,253. In England, the male population is 28,833,712 and the female population is 27,656,336, according to the 2021 census.

Ethnicity & Religion

According to the latest 2021 census, The main ethnicity of the people in the area is White: English, with a total of 14,938, followed by African, with a total of 727. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (9,620), followed by No religion (7,729).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (3,758), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (3,365).

Economic Status

Most people in the nearby area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (5,528), while 3,896 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 4,407 adults have Does not apply education, while 2,489 have Level 3 education. The most common occupations are

  • Professional occupations (1610)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (966), and
  • Caring, leisure and other service occupations (966)

Age

The average age of people living in area is 41 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (7347), Between 25 to 34 (4646), and Between 45 to 54 (4629).

NS-SEC

The NS-SEC defines and measures social class and is considered a reliable indicator of a person's class status. As per the 2021 census, most of the population has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (2,855) followed by Routine occupations (2,140), and Never worked and long-term unemployed (2,087).

Postcodes in B38

There are total 3 postcode sectors present in the B38 (listed below). The postcode B38 has a total of 528 postcodes.

B38 9AZ (terminated)
B38 9EU (terminated)
B38 9JT (terminated)
B38 9NQ (terminated)
B38 9JF (terminated)
B38 9SD (terminated)
monksway, B38 9HW (terminated)
B38 9NR (terminated)
B38 9BF (terminated)
B38 9BA (terminated)
B38 9PU (terminated)
tern grove, B38 9DN (terminated)
B38 9HE (terminated)
B38 9WE (terminated)
B38 9PF (terminated)
B38 9PP (terminated)
B38 9PZ (terminated)
dee grove, B38 9JN (terminated)
B38 9NF (terminated)
B38 9HZ (terminated)
B38 9DL (terminated)
B38 9UY (terminated)
B38 9BW (terminated)
B38 9QE (terminated)
B38 9JS (terminated)
B38 9NZ (terminated)
B38 9AU (terminated)
B38 9WD (terminated)
B38 9PR (terminated)
B38 9JQ (terminated)
B38 9SB (terminated)
B38 9DD (terminated)
B38 9PW (terminated)
B38 9PY (terminated)
B38 9LT (terminated)
B38 9WA (terminated)
monksway, B38 9HN (terminated)
B38 9NL (terminated)
B38 9SZ (terminated)
B38 9SR (terminated)
B38 9SP (terminated)
B38 9PS (terminated)
B38 9UZ (terminated)
B38 9DG (terminated)
B38 9WB (terminated)
B38 8AY (terminated)
B38 8BB (terminated)
B38 8HL (terminated)
B38 8QH (terminated)
B38 8QG (terminated)
B38 8ST (terminated)
B38 8WB (terminated)
B38 8SU (terminated)
B38 8ZA (terminated)
B38 8ZQ (terminated)
B38 8ZS (terminated)
B38 8WQ (terminated)
B38 8QZ (terminated)
B38 8AB (terminated)
B38 8RZ (terminated)
B38 8XL (terminated)
B38 8FD (terminated)
B38 8RP (terminated)
B38 8ZE (terminated)
B38 8SQ (terminated)
B38 8ZB (terminated)
B38 8WA (terminated)
B38 8AF (terminated)
B38 8TS (terminated)
B38 8BZ (terminated)
B38 8NF (terminated)
B38 8PQ (terminated)
B38 8SH (terminated)
B38 8AZ (terminated)
B38 8XN (terminated)
B38 8NZ (terminated)
B38 8TQ (terminated)
B38 8ZY (terminated)
B38 8RW (terminated)
B38 8YF (terminated)
B38 8RT (terminated)
B38 8TP (terminated)
B38 8WD (terminated)
B38 8EF (terminated)
B38 8NQ (terminated)
B38 8SG (terminated)
B38 8YZ (terminated)
B38 8NS (terminated)
B38 8YY (terminated)
B38 8XR (terminated)
ONS Administrative Info
NameType
AreaB38
Ward

King's Norton North

King's Norton South

Longbridge & West Heath

Wythall West

LTLA22Birmingham, Bromsgrove
UTLA22Birmingham, Worcestershire
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland

B38 Crime Statstics

Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Crime rate by Month

7

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

8

Burglary

23

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

22

Other crime

11

Other theft

5

Possession of weapons

9

Public order

4

Robbery

13

Vehicle crime

90

Violence and sexual offences

10

Anti-social behaviour

15

Burglary

18

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

2

Other crime

10

Other theft

6

Possession of weapons

7

Public order

2

Robbery

4

Shoplifting

20

Vehicle crime

93

Violence and sexual offences

7

Anti-social behaviour

11

Burglary

21

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

4

Other crime

6

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

9

Public order

2

Robbery

5

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

17

Vehicle crime

88

Violence and sexual offences

10

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

11

Burglary

23

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

5

Other crime

10

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

6

Public order

3

Robbery

5

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

17

Vehicle crime

91

Violence and sexual offences

10

Anti-social behaviour

8

Burglary

18

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

4

Other crime

11

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

13

Public order

5

Robbery

3

Shoplifting

15

Vehicle crime

85

Violence and sexual offences

17

Anti-social behaviour

6

Burglary

22

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

6

Other crime

11

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

9

Public order

8

Robbery

2

Shoplifting

15

Vehicle crime

91

Violence and sexual offences

28

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

8

Burglary

25

Criminal damage and arson

7

Drugs

1

Other crime

9

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

11

Public order

5

Robbery

4

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

15

Vehicle crime

74

Violence and sexual offences

17

Anti-social behaviour

23

Burglary

20

Criminal damage and arson

6

Drugs

2

Other crime

8

Other theft

5

Possession of weapons

6

Public order

5

Robbery

3

Shoplifting

15

Vehicle crime

83

Violence and sexual offences

13

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

9

Burglary

22

Criminal damage and arson

7

Drugs

1

Other crime

10

Other theft

5

Possession of weapons

20

Public order

5

Robbery

6

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

6

Vehicle crime

68

Violence and sexual offences

20

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

14

Burglary

17

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

6

Other crime

15

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

11

Public order

3

Robbery

3

Shoplifting

10

Vehicle crime

96

Violence and sexual offences

14

Anti-social behaviour

17

Burglary

32

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

3

Other crime

14

Other theft

7

Possession of weapons

16

Public order

8

Robbery

4

Shoplifting

11

Vehicle crime

131

Violence and sexual offences

19

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

11

Burglary

19

Criminal damage and arson

7

Drugs

2

Other crime

9

Other theft

7

Possession of weapons

12

Public order

4

Robbery

6

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

12

Vehicle crime

97

Violence and sexual offences

22

Anti-social behaviour

12

Burglary

15

Criminal damage and arson

3

Other crime

11

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

10

Public order

6

Robbery

1

Shoplifting

18

Vehicle crime

78

Violence and sexual offences

13

Anti-social behaviour

4

Burglary

24

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

3

Other crime

13

Other theft

6

Possession of weapons

7

Public order

9

Robbery

6

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

14

Vehicle crime

118

Violence and sexual offences

6

Anti-social behaviour

12

Burglary

20

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

3

Other crime

9

Other theft

8

Possession of weapons

13

Public order

9

Robbery

2

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

26

Vehicle crime

97

Violence and sexual offences

18

Anti-social behaviour

13

Burglary

30

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

5

Other crime

14

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

19

Public order

6

Robbery

1

Theft from the person

14

Vehicle crime

112

Violence and sexual offences

13

Anti-social behaviour

12

Burglary

18

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

3

Other crime

20

Other theft

6

Possession of weapons

22

Public order

6

Robbery

2

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

20

Vehicle crime

102

Violence and sexual offences

B38 Property Statstics

Sold House Prices over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£183,750.00£100,000.00 - £267,500.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£330,000.00£330,000.00 - £330,000.001
Terraced£93,000.00£93,000.00 - £93,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£640,000.00£640,000.00 - £640,000.001
Semi-Detached£201,250.00£180,000.00 - £222,500.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£512,500.00£250,000.00 - £775,000.002
Terraced£156,666.67£130,000.00 - £180,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£716,000.00£490,000.00 - £825,000.005
Flat£100,000.00£100,000.00 - £100,000.002
Other£270,000.00£270,000.00 - £270,000.001
Semi-Detached£278,300.00£175,000.00 - £491,500.005
Terraced£231,500.00£185,000.00 - £265,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£635,000.00£635,000.00 - £635,000.002
Other£877,000.00£877,000.00 - £877,000.001
Semi-Detached£230,666.67£185,000.00 - £257,000.003
Terraced£134,187.50£97,000.00 - £210,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£395,000.00£395,000.00 - £395,000.001
Flat£108,812.50£76,000.00 - £140,000.008
Semi-Detached£166,250.00£70,000.00 - £345,000.004
Terraced£176,100.00£100,000.00 - £300,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Terraced£390,000.00£390,000.00 - £390,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£310,000.00£310,000.00 - £310,000.001
Flat£145,000.00£145,000.00 - £145,000.001
Semi-Detached£230,000.00£230,000.00 - £230,000.001
Terraced£228,250.00£159,000.00 - £278,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£587,500.00£440,000.00 - £735,000.002
Flat£64,000.00£64,000.00 - £64,000.001
Semi-Detached£272,875.00£163,500.00 - £400,000.004
Terraced£211,750.00£142,000.00 - £250,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£475,333.33£318,500.00 - £662,500.003
Flat£135,000.00£135,000.00 - £135,000.001
Other£9,100.00£9,100.00 - £9,100.001
Semi-Detached£327,750.00£255,000.00 - £506,500.005
Terraced£185,625.00£140,000.00 - £300,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£392,250.00£303,000.00 - £481,500.002
Flat£137,500.00£130,000.00 - £145,000.002
Semi-Detached£295,833.33£185,000.00 - £415,000.003
Terraced£158,333.33£130,000.00 - £185,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£135,000.00£135,000.00 - £135,000.001
Semi-Detached£218,777.78£169,000.00 - £330,000.009
Terraced£175,194.44£88,500.00 - £294,000.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£552,500.00£315,000.00 - £790,000.004
Flat£100,250.00£76,000.00 - £125,000.008
Semi-Detached£210,200.00£185,000.00 - £262,000.006
Terraced£150,571.43£90,000.00 - £280,000.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£405,500.00£362,000.00 - £449,000.002
Semi-Detached£269,666.67£247,000.00 - £297,000.003
Terraced£174,000.00£120,000.00 - £212,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Terraced£220,000.00£220,000.00 - £220,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£307,500.00£295,000.00 - £320,000.002
Flat£102,833.33£76,500.00 - £127,000.003
Semi-Detached£267,791.67£175,000.00 - £505,000.0013
Terraced£239,765.62£163,750.00 - £460,000.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£550,000.00£405,000.00 - £695,000.002
Flat£146,650.00£54,000.00 - £290,000.005
Other£102,000.00£102,000.00 - £102,000.001
Semi-Detached£258,468.75£170,000.00 - £521,000.009
Terraced£194,500.00£137,500.00 - £262,500.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£400,500.00£360,000.00 - £441,000.002
Flat£118,500.00£65,000.00 - £179,000.004
Semi-Detached£243,714.29£81,000.00 - £295,000.009
Terraced£228,025.00£126,000.00 - £272,500.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£326,000.00£326,000.00 - £326,000.001
Flat£143,000.00£143,000.00 - £143,000.001
Other£185,000.00£185,000.00 - £185,000.001
Semi-Detached£214,000.00£150,000.00 - £266,000.005
Terraced£158,642.86£116,500.00 - £350,000.0015
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£338,000.00£338,000.00 - £338,000.001
Flat£106,000.00£81,000.00 - £155,000.008
Semi-Detached£253,277.78£122,500.00 - £370,000.009
Terraced£200,000.00£180,000.00 - £215,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£442,150.00£324,100.00 - £550,000.004
Flat£133,333.33£125,000.00 - £140,000.003
Other£102,000.00£102,000.00 - £102,000.001
Semi-Detached£188,541.67£129,500.00 - £237,500.004
Terraced£208,690.91£100,000.00 - £337,000.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£298,000.00£298,000.00 - £298,000.001
Flat£137,000.00£134,000.00 - £140,000.002
Other£630,500.00£1,000.00 - £1,100,000.003
Semi-Detached£234,708.33£140,000.00 - £270,000.008
Terraced£186,910.00£144,000.00 - £270,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£318,333.33£160,000.00 - £400,000.003
Flat£100,500.00£74,000.00 - £125,000.004
Semi-Detached£239,825.00£165,000.00 - £404,000.0012
Terraced£140,201.56£76,000.00 - £305,000.0017
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£373,333.33£315,000.00 - £455,000.003
Flat£124,250.00£83,500.00 - £144,000.004
Semi-Detached£246,995.83£185,000.00 - £324,950.007
Terraced£199,500.00£170,000.00 - £240,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£326,500.00£310,000.00 - £343,000.002
Flat£73,000.00£64,000.00 - £82,000.002
Semi-Detached£295,450.00£65,000.00 - £450,000.0012
Terraced£162,333.33£109,000.00 - £210,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£349,000.00£290,000.00 - £395,000.004
Flat£106,250.00£64,500.00 - £148,000.002
Semi-Detached£240,406.25£165,000.00 - £280,000.009
Terraced£199,961.54£117,000.00 - £340,000.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£89,333.33£62,500.00 - £120,500.003
Other£202,000.00£202,000.00 - £202,000.001
Semi-Detached£235,916.67£94,000.00 - £350,000.007
Terraced£137,187.50£82,000.00 - £258,000.007
Schools

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Kings Norton Nursery SchoolNursery, Outstanding93 2-5B388SY
West Heath Primary SchoolPrimary, Good416 4-11B388HU
Ark Kings AcademySecondary, Inadequate894 4-18B389DE
Hawkesley Church Primary AcademyPrimary, Good229 3-11B389TR
Fairway Primary AcademyPrimary, Good193 4-11B388XQ
St Paul's Catholic Primary SchoolPrimary, Good188 3-11B389JB
St Thomas Aquinas Catholic SchoolSecondary, Good1168 11-18B388AP
Amenities
  • Lifestyle Express - KPS Store, B38 9UH
  • Michaels Supermarket, B38 9BL
  • Post Office, B38 9BL
  • Select And Save, B38 9LX
  • AJ Booze and News, B38 9TU
  • Bulls Head, B38 8RU
  • Greenwood Tree, B38 9JX
  • Man On The Moon, B38 8LR
  • Masshouse Convenience Store, B38 9AD
  • The Kings Oak, B38 8XH
  • Mahfil Restaurant, B38 8RU
  • Molly's Cafe, B38 8SD
  • Moza Buns, B38 8SD
  • Communitea Too Cafe, B38 9RN
  • Fitness Factory II Ltd, B38 9TS
  • Fortune House, B38 8XH
  • Kings Fish Bar, B38 8ND
  • PizzAmeen, B38 9BL
  • Spicebox, B38 8EG
  • Taste The Taste, B38 9BL
  • Cygnet Wast Hills, B38 9ET
  • Birmingham Children's Trust, B38 9RU
  • Bournville Village Trust Group, B38 8RH
  • Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust, B38 8JW
  • Care Through The Millennium, B38 9QW
  • Kings Norton Bowling Club Ltd, B38 8AH
  • Kings Norton Tennis Club, B38 8RE
  • Loodles Cupcakes, B38 8HE
  • Mrs Bee'S Cakery, B38 8HP
  • St Pauls R C Primary School, B38 9BH
  • Ark Kings Academy, B38 9DE
  • Cadbury Sixth Form College, B38 8QT
  • Fairway Primary School, B38 8XQ
  • Hawkesley Church Primary Academy, B38 9TR
  • New Ways School, B38 9EL
  • ALDI STORES LTD, B38 9EZ
  • Central England Co Operative Society, B38 8RS