BB5 Postcode Area Information

Population
62,809
Avg Annual Income
£34,775
Full Time Employees
26.87%
Average Age
40.31

Hyndburn, BB5 Postcode Area Overview

The BB5 postcode area is located in the Hyndburn, Rossendale, Lancashire postcode town, in the North West, England region.

The BB5 postcode area, also known as the Accrington postcode area, is located within the North West region of England. It encompasses towns like Accrington, Oswaldtwistle, Church, and Altham.

Historically a part of Lancashire, BB5 is geographically diverse, featuring both urban and rural landscapes. Including industrial buildings indicative of its textiles heritage, the area also boasts lush green spaces such as Arden Hall and Haworth Park.

Essential amenities like healthcare, education, and retail are easily accessible within BB5. There are several schools, doctors' offices, supermarkets, and independent shops. The Accrington and Rossendale College also lies within this postal district offering further education courses.

For transportation, the area is well-served by road and rail networks. The major M65 motorway runs through the southern part of the postcode area, ensuring easy commute to nearby areas like Blackburn and beyond. Accrington Train Station is the primary rail link and offers regular regional services.

A notable feature of BB5 is Accrington Stanley Football Club which enjoys wide local support. For visitors and residents, attractions like the Haworth Art Gallery, home to the largest public collection of Tiffany glass outside the US, provide cultural enrichments, while Accrington Observatory offers a scientific insight into the cosmos.

Overall, BB5 postcode area strikes a balance between its industrial roots and growing modern needs, providing a comprehensive combination of amenities, education, and transportation for its residents.

Electoral Wards

The BB5 postcode area covers Altham, Barnfield, Baxenden, Central, Church, Clayton-le-Moors, Huncoat, Immanuel, Milnshaw, Peel, Spring Hill, St Andrew's, St Oswald's, Worsley electoral wards.

BB5 Postcode Map

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BB5 Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of BB5 postcode area is 62,809. 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 48,410, followed by Pakistani, with a total of 9,440. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (30,410), followed by No religion (18,164).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (11,236), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (9,172).

Economic Status

Most people in the BB5 postcode area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (17,351), while 10,916 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 13,192 adults have Does not apply education, while 8,653 have Level 3 education. The most common occupations in the BB5 area are

  • Professional occupations (3624)
  • Skilled trades occupations (3467), and
  • Caring, leisure and other service occupations (3334)

Age

The average age of people living in postcode BB5 is 40 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (14518), Between 25 to 34 (10070), and Between 45 to 54 (10017).

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 in BB5 has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (8,105) followed by Routine occupations (7,921), and Semi-routine occupations (7,082).

Postcodes in BB5

There are total 8 postcode sectors present in the BB5 (listed below). The postcode BB5 has a total of 2058 postcodes.

ONS Administrative Info of BB5
NameType
AreaBB5
Ward

Altham

Barnfield

Baxenden

Central

Church

Clayton-le-Moors

Huncoat

Immanuel

Milnshaw

Peel

Spring Hill

St Andrew's

St Oswald's

Worsley

LTLA22Hyndburn, Rossendale
UTLA22Lancashire
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland

Hyndburn, BB5 Postcode Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Hyndburn, BB5 Postcode Area Crime rate by Month

182

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

39

Burglary

56

Criminal damage and arson

11

Drugs

9

Other crime

27

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

34

Public order

6

Robbery

87

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

27

Vehicle crime

261

Violence and sexual offences

177

Anti-social behaviour

3

Bicycle theft

60

Burglary

62

Criminal damage and arson

18

Drugs

16

Other crime

30

Other theft

7

Possession of weapons

32

Public order

3

Robbery

34

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

43

Vehicle crime

245

Violence and sexual offences

140

Anti-social behaviour

37

Burglary

52

Criminal damage and arson

18

Drugs

13

Other crime

40

Other theft

5

Possession of weapons

34

Public order

4

Robbery

27

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

45

Vehicle crime

276

Violence and sexual offences

186

Anti-social behaviour

5

Bicycle theft

29

Burglary

54

Criminal damage and arson

10

Drugs

13

Other crime

44

Other theft

5

Possession of weapons

27

Public order

65

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

34

Vehicle crime

258

Violence and sexual offences

207

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

30

Burglary

56

Criminal damage and arson

21

Drugs

15

Other crime

50

Other theft

6

Possession of weapons

40

Public order

1

Robbery

70

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

26

Vehicle crime

260

Violence and sexual offences

236

Anti-social behaviour

4

Bicycle theft

37

Burglary

68

Criminal damage and arson

12

Drugs

12

Other crime

34

Other theft

5

Possession of weapons

36

Public order

7

Robbery

36

Shoplifting

6

Theft from the person

28

Vehicle crime

250

Violence and sexual offences

258

Anti-social behaviour

4

Bicycle theft

42

Burglary

63

Criminal damage and arson

11

Drugs

11

Other crime

36

Other theft

9

Possession of weapons

34

Public order

3

Robbery

45

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

54

Vehicle crime

250

Violence and sexual offences

257

Anti-social behaviour

8

Bicycle theft

29

Burglary

71

Criminal damage and arson

8

Drugs

16

Other crime

49

Other theft

5

Possession of weapons

30

Public order

2

Robbery

51

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

33

Vehicle crime

269

Violence and sexual offences

236

Anti-social behaviour

3

Bicycle theft

43

Burglary

51

Criminal damage and arson

16

Drugs

9

Other crime

35

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

46

Public order

3

Robbery

34

Shoplifting

40

Vehicle crime

253

Violence and sexual offences

233

Anti-social behaviour

4

Bicycle theft

31

Burglary

63

Criminal damage and arson

9

Drugs

12

Other crime

37

Other theft

9

Possession of weapons

43

Public order

4

Robbery

20

Shoplifting

5

Theft from the person

51

Vehicle crime

275

Violence and sexual offences

215

Anti-social behaviour

26

Burglary

85

Criminal damage and arson

9

Drugs

21

Other crime

26

Other theft

9

Possession of weapons

44

Public order

1

Robbery

35

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

29

Vehicle crime

252

Violence and sexual offences

188

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

25

Burglary

60

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

5

Other crime

34

Other theft

6

Possession of weapons

35

Public order

2

Robbery

26

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

39

Vehicle crime

261

Violence and sexual offences

183

Anti-social behaviour

27

Burglary

52

Criminal damage and arson

10

Drugs

14

Other crime

41

Other theft

8

Possession of weapons

38

Public order

1

Robbery

10

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

55

Vehicle crime

220

Violence and sexual offences

174

Anti-social behaviour

4

Bicycle theft

28

Burglary

54

Criminal damage and arson

9

Drugs

10

Other crime

38

Other theft

9

Possession of weapons

36

Public order

4

Robbery

19

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

33

Vehicle crime

244

Violence and sexual offences

163

Anti-social behaviour

4

Bicycle theft

28

Burglary

43

Criminal damage and arson

8

Drugs

10

Other crime

40

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

34

Public order

1

Robbery

21

Shoplifting

30

Vehicle crime

244

Violence and sexual offences

Sold House Prices in BB5 postcode area over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices in BB5 postcode area by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£228,750.00£140,000.00 - £465,000.003
Terraced£73,550.00£61,000.00 - £100,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£310,625.00£185,000.00 - £390,000.005
Flat£81,500.00£78,000.00 - £85,000.002
Other£124,833.50£48,000.00 - £201,667.002
Semi-Detached£170,833.50£140,000.00 - £201,667.002
Terraced£99,563.46£27,941.00 - £245,000.0016
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£110,000.00£110,000.00 - £110,000.002
Other£12,406,090.00£12,406,090.00 - £12,406,090.001
Semi-Detached£184,891.67£122,000.00 - £370,000.0011
Terraced£97,078.57£50,000.00 - £170,000.0033
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£210,583.33£198,500.00 - £235,000.004
Flat£79,000.00£67,000.00 - £85,000.003
Other£99,000.00£99,000.00 - £99,000.001
Semi-Detached£155,964.29£78,000.00 - £222,500.0014
Terraced£101,925.82£39,999.00 - £220,000.0042
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£237,833.33£130,000.00 - £340,000.008
Flat£96,000.00£96,000.00 - £96,000.001
Semi-Detached£168,608.93£130,000.00 - £263,000.0020
Terraced£103,875.63£35,000.00 - £215,000.0062
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£137,500.00£130,000.00 - £145,000.002
Terraced£88,111.11£62,000.00 - £165,000.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£237,500.00£195,000.00 - £280,000.002
Other£140,000.00£140,000.00 - £140,000.001
Semi-Detached£196,458.33£70,000.00 - £260,000.007
Terraced£92,893.42£45,000.00 - £185,000.0029
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£231,500.00£210,000.00 - £253,000.002
Semi-Detached£178,368.75£123,000.00 - £370,000.005
Terraced£102,259.76£59,000.00 - £158,000.0027
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£253,750.00£182,500.00 - £292,000.008
Other£280,000.00£280,000.00 - £280,000.001
Semi-Detached£151,178.57£79,820.00 - £280,000.009
Terraced£92,591.19£39,999.00 - £295,000.0037
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£215,750.00£110,000.00 - £430,000.006
Other£195,000.00£110,000.00 - £280,000.002
Semi-Detached£172,664.88£69,500.00 - £265,000.0013
Terraced£89,370.45£40,000.00 - £163,000.0041
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£235,000.00£133,000.00 - £320,000.006
Other£58,750.00£5,000.00 - £102,000.004
Semi-Detached£178,750.00£122,500.00 - £245,000.009
Terraced£83,615.98£35,000.00 - £166,500.0045
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£241,675.00£184,000.00 - £335,500.0015
Flat£95,000.00£95,000.00 - £95,000.001
Other£203,500.00£203,500.00 - £203,500.001
Semi-Detached£153,375.55£84,050.00 - £190,000.0020
Terraced£93,620.69£40,000.00 - £245,000.0098
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£193,181.25£120,000.00 - £298,000.006
Other£90,750.00£75,000.00 - £108,000.003
Semi-Detached£156,594.44£80,000.00 - £399,950.0012
Terraced£119,057.98£57,500.00 - £282,000.0024
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£245,000.00£173,000.00 - £287,000.003
Flat£87,500.00£85,000.00 - £90,000.002
Semi-Detached£236,237.50£135,000.00 - £335,000.004
Terraced£92,399.46£52,000.00 - £175,000.0017
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£296,450.00£172,000.00 - £440,000.009
Flat£94,250.00£91,000.00 - £97,500.002
Other£150,693.75£550.00 - £325,000.006
Semi-Detached£183,392.50£80,000.00 - £650,000.0015
Terraced£133,057.32£39,000.00 - £485,000.0047
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£191,666.67£166,000.00 - £212,000.003
Flat£240,000.00£240,000.00 - £240,000.001
Other£224,291.67£40,000.00 - £600,000.007
Semi-Detached£139,684.38£70,000.00 - £230,000.0011
Terraced£106,388.42£45,000.00 - £255,000.0052
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£269,454.17£190,000.00 - £391,000.009
Flat£98,590.00£57,000.00 - £158,000.005
Other£289,500.00£75,000.00 - £735,000.003
Semi-Detached£194,136.04£89,000.00 - £275,000.0023
Terraced£115,260.96£23,000.00 - £385,000.0070
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£295,132.50£207,000.00 - £590,000.009
Flat£72,500.00£72,500.00 - £72,500.001
Other£527,305.79£50,000.00 - £1,500,000.0010
Semi-Detached£169,297.22£79,000.00 - £227,500.0014
Terraced£102,443.42£23,000.00 - £256,325.0066
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£254,401.55£195,000.00 - £345,000.0012
Flat£160,000.00£135,000.00 - £185,000.002
Other£275,000.00£85,000.00 - £835,000.003
Semi-Detached£177,833.33£82,000.00 - £260,000.0010
Terraced£107,699.31£39,000.00 - £165,000.0048
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£252,224.52£137,000.00 - £555,000.0016
Flat£62,500.00£60,000.00 - £65,000.002
Other£175,000.00£100,000.00 - £250,000.002
Semi-Detached£202,351.67£80,000.00 - £279,950.0031
Terraced£96,174.97£27,000.00 - £215,000.0065
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£240,220.56£200,000.00 - £259,995.007
Flat£170,000.00£170,000.00 - £170,000.001
Other£209,211.07£200.00 - £1,050,000.009
Semi-Detached£186,135.10£115,000.00 - £387,500.0017
Terraced£107,604.91£30,000.00 - £315,000.0061
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£308,125.00£225,000.00 - £500,000.008
Other£1,150,000.00£1,150,000.00 - £1,150,000.001
Semi-Detached£191,739.60£80,000.00 - £245,000.0013
Terraced£126,653.71£32,000.00 - £200,000.0063
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£238,870.00£146,500.00 - £290,000.008
Other£566,006.25£550.00 - £3,550,000.007
Semi-Detached£156,820.49£80,000.00 - £255,000.0017
Terraced£98,200.81£26,500.00 - £370,000.0053
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£246,031.67£160,000.00 - £320,000.0012
Flat£53,000.00£53,000.00 - £53,000.001
Other£217,850.00£30,000.00 - £600,000.008
Semi-Detached£182,579.96£90,000.00 - £260,000.0029
Terraced£103,625.46£38,000.00 - £285,000.0083
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£254,500.00£210,000.00 - £340,000.008
Flat£75,500.00£52,000.00 - £99,000.002
Other£175,916.67£80,000.00 - £275,000.005
Semi-Detached£175,307.05£69,400.00 - £350,000.0019
Terraced£100,366.80£39,950.00 - £180,000.0049
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£230,998.33£185,000.00 - £271,995.008
Flat£69,975.00£49,950.00 - £90,000.002
Other£867,374.00£190,000.00 - £1,433,789.005
Semi-Detached£183,962.12£93,500.00 - £295,000.0014
Terraced£103,301.33£17,000.00 - £298,000.0058
Schools in the BB5 Postcode Area

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Lee Royd Nursery SchoolNursery, Good94 2-4BB52LH
Fairfield Nursery SchoolNursery, Outstanding76 2-5BB50LD
Accrington Hyndburn Park Primary SchoolPrimary, Good462 3-11BB51ST
Accrington Peel Park Primary SchoolPrimary, Outstanding624 4-11BB56QR
Accrington Spring Hill Community Primary SchoolPrimary, Good391 4-11BB50JD
Clayton-le-Moors Mount Pleasant Primary SchoolPrimary, Requires improvement404 3-11BB55NH
Oswaldtwistle Moor End Primary SchoolPrimary, Good208 3-11BB53JG
Accrington Woodnook Primary SchoolPrimary, Good192 4-11BB52HS
St Peter's CofE Primary SchoolPrimary, Good153 5-11BB50NW
Oswaldtwistle Hippings Methodist Voluntary Controlled Primary SchoolPrimary, Good198 5-11BB53BT
Oswaldtwistle St Andrew's Church of England Primary SchoolPrimary, Good298 4-11BB53LG
Baxenden St John's Church of England Primary SchoolPrimary, Good204 4-11BB52RQ
Accrington Benjamin Hargreaves Voluntary Aided Church of England Primary SchoolPrimary, Good159 4-11BB52AQ
Green Haworth Church of England Primary SchoolPrimary, Good78 4-11BB53SQ
Accrington St John with St Augustine Church of England Primary SchoolPrimary, Good198 5-11BB56AD
Accrington St Mary Magdalen's Church of England Primary SchoolPrimary, Good192 5-11BB51DW
St Nicholas Church of England Primary SchoolPrimary, Good197 5-11BB54DN
Oswaldtwistle St Paul's Church of England Primary SchoolPrimary, Good152 4-11BB53DD
St John's Stonefold CofE Primary SchoolPrimary, Good117 4-11BB52SW
Altham St James Church of England Primary SchoolPrimary, Good70 4-11BB55UH
St Anne's and St Joseph's Roman Catholic Primary SchoolPrimary, Inadequate203 4-11BB52AN
St Oswald's Roman Catholic Primary School, AccringtonPrimary, Outstanding162 3-11BB50NN
Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Primary School, ChurchPrimary, Requires improvement204 3-11BB54HG
St Mary's Roman Catholic Primary School, Clayton-le-MoorsPrimary, Good124 5-11BB55RJ
St Mary's Roman Catholic Primary School, OswaldtwistlePrimary, Good261 4-11BB53AA
Mount Carmel Roman Catholic High School, HyndburnSecondary, Good780 11-16BB50LU
Oswaldtwistle White Ash SchoolSpecial, Outstanding112 2-11BB54QG
Oswaldtwistle SchoolPRU, Good63 11-16BB53DA
Accrington AcademySecondary, Requires improvement1105 11-19BB54FF
Accrington St Christopher's Church of England High SchoolSecondary, Good1304 11-18BB54AY
Clayton-le-Moors All Saints' Church of England Primary SchoolPrimary, Good276 4-11BB55HT
Accrington Huncoat Primary SchoolPrimary, GoodNone 3-11BB56LR
Oswaldtwistle West End Primary SchoolPrimary, GoodNone 5-11BB54QA
RhyddingsSecondary, Requires improvementNone 11-16BB53EA
The HollinsSecondary, GoodNone 11-16BB52QY
Amenities in the BB5 Postcode Area
  • Dunkenhalgh Hotel, BB5 5JP
  • Highfield House, BB5 0PX
  • Pilkingtons B&B, BB5 0AA
  • Sparth House Hotel, BB5 5RP
  • Baxenden Village Club, BB5 2RG
  • Oswaldtwistle Immanuel Church Cricket & Bowling Club, BB5 3QN
  • Steele Catering @ Baxenden and District Golf Club, BB5 2EA
  • Tempo, BB5 2EN
  • Abbey Hotel - Th'Owd Stables, BB5 1HP
  • CSG Foods @ Studio, BB5 5JB
  • Down Tools Cafe @ Accrington & Rossendale College, BB5 2AR
  • Francos Ristorante Pizzeria, BB5 3JB
  • Hyndburn Athletic Club @ Wilson's Playing Fields, BB5 5SD
  • Motiv8-lancs, BB5 5NR
  • Aldi Stores Limited, BB5 1DA
  • Asda Stores Ltd, BB5 1PY
  • Co-op, BB5 5NS
  • Farmfoods, BB5 1QF
  • Heron Foods, BB5 3JB
  • Golden Garden, BB5 2SB
  • 21 Jumpin Waffles, BB5 0AD
  • Akash Accrington, BB5 1AS
  • Allens Fried Chicken, BB5 0AL
  • Amico Pizza, BB5 0QG
  • Flying Firkin Distribution Ltd, BB5 6DT
  • Addison Court Care Home, BB5 6AG
  • Hope House, BB5 5PN
  • Little Stars Nursery @ Park Child & Family Centre, BB5 4RY
  • Mapleford Nursing Home, BB5 6HN
  • Altham Care Home, BB5 5TW
  • Myoband, BB5 5JQ
  • Kashmiri Nashata, BB5 4PF
  • Acci Pals Mobile Cafe, BB5 1ER
  • Carvery And Grill, BB5 5WB
  • Herbies Grilling Co, BB5 5WB
  • Netties, BB5 1ER
  • Ciceley Motorsport, BB5 5JQ
  • Dark Artsy 1300, BB5 1EA
  • Gourmet Catering @ Olivia Ryan, BB5 5NY
  • Hyndburn Helpers, BB5 2ER
  • Justine Buffets, BB5 2BE
  • Abbas Local Store, BB5 6RZ
  • Abduls Mini Market, BB5 0SG
  • Accrington & Rossendale Food Group, BB5 2AW
  • Accrington Late Night Pharmacy, BB5 0AQ
  • Accrington Pharmacy, BB5 5AD
  • Lancashire Catering @ Accrington Peel Park Primary School, BB5 6QR
  • Lancashire Catering @ Accrington Spring Hill Primary School, BB5 0JD
  • Lancashire Catering @ Accrington St John with St Augustine C of E Prim, BB5 6AD
  • Lancashire Catering @ Accrington St Mary Magdalen's C of E Primary, BB5 1DW
  • Lancashire Catering @ Accrington St Peter's C of E Primary School, BB5 0NW