BH22 Postcode Area Information

Population
27,677
Avg Annual Income
£40,600
Full Time Employees
21.22%
Average Age
52.63

Dorset, BH22 Postcode Area Overview

The BH22 postcode area is located in the Dorset, Dorset postcode town, in the South West, England region.

The BH22 postcode area, also known as the Ferndown postcode area, is located within the country of Dorset, England. The area is surrounded by the postcodes BH21 and BH23 that pertain to Wimborne Minster and Christchurch, respectively. The postcode covers Ferndown, West Moors, West Parley, and Trickett's Cross.

Geographically, BH22 is characterized by a diverse landscape, featuring woodland, heathland, and residential developments. A highlight includes the Ferndown Common which is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

The region's transportation network is quite comprehensive. Major roads include the A31 and the A338, providing connections to Bournemouth, and Christchurch. Bournemouth International Airport is also a short distance away providing both domestic and international flights. In terms of public transportation, the region is served by regular bus services and the nearest railway station is Bournemouth.

Amenity-wise, BH22 offers an array of facilities. The Ferndown Commercial Centre serves as a hub for businesses whilst the local high street and Penny's Walk offer numerous shopping opportunities. The area is also well-served by schools such as Parley First School and Ferndown Upper School. Recreational facilities include Ferndown Golf Club, the King George's Field for sports, and the Barrington Centre which provides arts and entertainment. Ferndown Forest and West Moors Plantation provide ample opportunities for enjoying the outdoors. Healthcare services are provided by the Ferndown Medical Centre, along with several dental practices and pharmacies.

A Major part of this postcode area has a unique mix of residents compared to similar areas:

  • More retirees: A larger number of residents are aged 65 and above, suggesting a high concentration of retirees.
  • Fewer families: There are fewer families with young children compared to similar areas.
  • More communal living: A higher proportion of residents live in communal establishments like retirement homes.
  • Caring community: Residents are more likely to provide unpaid care to others, highlighting a strong sense of community.
  • Spread out and rural: Many areas with this postcode have low population density, meaning houses are spaced out and it's a more rural setting.

Imagine a quiet community with mostly older residents, some living in retirement homes, others offering a helping hand to their neighbors. That's the essence of a big area of BH22 postcode district district!

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

Electoral Wards

The BH22 postcode area covers Ferndown North, Ferndown South, West Moors & Three Legged Cross, West Parley electoral wards.

BH22 Postcode Map

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BH22 Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of BH22 postcode area is 27,677. 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 26,029, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 608. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (15,555), followed by No religion (10,005).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (6,127), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (4,931).

Economic Status

Most people in the BH22 postcode area mentioned they are Retired (10,815), while 6,060 adults mentioned they are Employee: Full-time.

Education

Regarding education, 6,622 adults have Level 4 education, while 3,942 have Level 3 education. The most common occupations in the BH22 area are

  • Professional occupations (1943)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (1763), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (1377)

Age

The average age of people living in postcode BH22 is 53 years old. The top three age distributions are: Between 75 to 100 (6502), Between 65 to 74 (5352), and Between 55 to 64 (4610).

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 BH22 has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (5,341) followed by Intermediate occupations (3,549), and Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (3,368).

Postcodes in BH22

There are total 4 postcode sectors present in the BH22 (listed below). The postcode BH22 has a total of 966 postcodes.

ONS Administrative Info of BH22
NameType
AreaBH22
Ward

Ferndown North

Ferndown South

West Moors & Three Legged Cross

West Parley

LTLA22Dorset
UTLA22Dorset
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland

Dorset, BH22 Postcode Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Dorset, BH22 Postcode Area Crime rate by Month

18

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

5

Burglary

7

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other crime

7

Other theft

5

Public order

1

Robbery

4

Shoplifting

3

Vehicle crime

19

Violence and sexual offences

15

Anti-social behaviour

5

Burglary

7

Criminal damage and arson

6

Other theft

4

Public order

5

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

7

Vehicle crime

24

Violence and sexual offences

34

Anti-social behaviour

8

Burglary

7

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

7

Other theft

8

Public order

1

Robbery

2

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

9

Vehicle crime

19

Violence and sexual offences

24

Anti-social behaviour

14

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other crime

3

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

9

Public order

2

Robbery

8

Shoplifting

8

Vehicle crime

46

Violence and sexual offences

30

Anti-social behaviour

9

Burglary

11

Criminal damage and arson

2

Other crime

8

Other theft

9

Public order

3

Shoplifting

8

Vehicle crime

33

Violence and sexual offences

29

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

14

Burglary

18

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Other crime

9

Other theft

6

Public order

6

Shoplifting

7

Vehicle crime

42

Violence and sexual offences

38

Anti-social behaviour

4

Bicycle theft

7

Burglary

10

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

4

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

8

Public order

1

Robbery

5

Shoplifting

3

Vehicle crime

27

Violence and sexual offences

30

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

8

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

11

Other theft

10

Public order

12

Shoplifting

4

Vehicle crime

32

Violence and sexual offences

27

Anti-social behaviour

4

Bicycle theft

5

Burglary

9

Criminal damage and arson

9

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

11

Public order

1

Robbery

1

Shoplifting

7

Vehicle crime

48

Violence and sexual offences

39

Anti-social behaviour

8

Burglary

12

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

10

Other theft

7

Public order

3

Shoplifting

10

Vehicle crime

30

Violence and sexual offences

16

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

5

Burglary

10

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

10

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

8

Public order

1

Robbery

1

Shoplifting

5

Vehicle crime

32

Violence and sexual offences

26

Anti-social behaviour

9

Burglary

9

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Other crime

14

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

7

Public order

1

Robbery

6

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

10

Vehicle crime

45

Violence and sexual offences

12

Anti-social behaviour

5

Burglary

10

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Other crime

8

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

3

Public order

6

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

4

Vehicle crime

28

Violence and sexual offences

19

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

5

Burglary

9

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other crime

12

Other theft

9

Public order

3

Robbery

3

Shoplifting

7

Vehicle crime

32

Violence and sexual offences

21

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

7

Burglary

8

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

6

Other theft

6

Public order

2

Shoplifting

5

Vehicle crime

37

Violence and sexual offences

Sold House Prices in BH22 postcode area over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices in BH22 postcode area by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£538,600.00£423,000.00 - £625,000.005
Flat£131,000.00£82,000.00 - £180,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£505,250.00£372,000.00 - £650,000.008
Flat£307,000.00£225,000.00 - £389,000.002
Semi-Detached£391,666.67£360,000.00 - £455,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£588,176.47£325,000.00 - £815,000.0017
Flat£203,214.29£87,500.00 - £320,000.007
Other£215,000.00£215,000.00 - £215,000.002
Semi-Detached£329,166.67£317,500.00 - £335,000.003
Terraced£422,500.00£422,500.00 - £422,500.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£658,308.82£370,000.00 - £900,000.0018
Flat£252,500.00£145,000.00 - £415,000.004
Other£455,000.00£455,000.00 - £455,000.001
Semi-Detached£314,166.67£282,500.00 - £340,000.003
Terraced£285,000.00£285,000.00 - £285,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£480,666.67£370,000.00 - £870,000.0030
Flat£245,283.33£99,000.00 - £475,000.009
Semi-Detached£327,500.00£230,000.00 - £425,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£698,166.67£507,000.00 - £925,000.003
Flat£214,166.67£175,000.00 - £275,000.003
Terraced£315,000.00£315,000.00 - £315,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£545,800.00£365,000.00 - £940,000.0015
Flat£245,000.00£150,000.00 - £310,000.003
Semi-Detached£352,453.88£300,000.00 - £447,000.008
Terraced£328,333.33£315,000.00 - £350,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£669,583.33£355,000.00 - £1,125,000.0012
Flat£226,428.57£70,000.00 - £335,000.007
Semi-Detached£232,000.00£185,000.00 - £290,000.003
Terraced£317,466.67£275,000.00 - £389,900.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£585,214.29£410,000.00 - £1,410,000.0021
Flat£258,500.00£100,000.00 - £472,500.005
Other£382,500.00£300,000.00 - £465,000.002
Semi-Detached£360,000.00£280,000.00 - £470,000.008
Terraced£363,000.00£363,000.00 - £363,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£727,933.33£230,000.00 - £1,525,000.0015
Flat£213,200.00£160,000.00 - £275,000.005
Semi-Detached£402,500.00£375,000.00 - £430,000.002
Terraced£318,500.00£318,500.00 - £318,500.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£459,250.00£340,000.00 - £602,500.0010
Flat£262,333.33£112,000.00 - £480,000.003
Other£767,000.00£767,000.00 - £767,000.001
Semi-Detached£388,750.00£285,000.00 - £490,000.004
Terraced£309,333.33£308,000.00 - £310,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£614,895.83£290,000.00 - £1,100,000.0024
Flat£174,423.08£65,000.00 - £259,000.0013
Semi-Detached£363,875.00£325,000.00 - £418,500.008
Terraced£331,750.00£300,000.00 - £363,500.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£705,000.00£375,000.00 - £1,200,000.005
Flat£327,333.33£180,000.00 - £480,000.003
Semi-Detached£359,400.00£297,000.00 - £420,000.005
Terraced£350,000.00£230,000.00 - £470,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£463,750.00£260,000.00 - £545,000.004
Semi-Detached£345,000.00£345,000.00 - £345,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£628,240.91£370,000.00 - £1,120,000.0022
Flat£178,100.00£60,500.00 - £340,000.005
Semi-Detached£386,500.00£335,000.00 - £410,000.005
Terraced£395,250.00£312,500.00 - £478,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£631,125.00£385,000.00 - £1,150,000.0024
Flat£247,750.00£158,500.00 - £330,000.006
Other£1,850,000.00£1,850,000.00 - £1,850,000.001
Semi-Detached£349,666.67£331,000.00 - £360,000.003
Terraced£352,500.00£295,000.00 - £410,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£669,291.67£383,000.00 - £1,300,000.0024
Flat£263,541.67£75,000.00 - £440,000.0012
Other£68,000.00£1,000.00 - £135,000.002
Semi-Detached£395,666.67£325,000.00 - £480,000.0012
Terraced£264,550.00£136,000.00 - £600,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£610,861.11£320,000.00 - £1,400,000.0018
Flat£224,250.00£80,000.00 - £408,000.0014
Semi-Detached£328,750.00£290,000.00 - £400,000.004
Terraced£341,000.00£317,000.00 - £365,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£610,388.71£191,100.00 - £1,250,000.0031
Flat£198,582.14£89,000.00 - £275,700.0014
Semi-Detached£358,083.33£280,000.00 - £425,000.006
Terraced£477,500.00£460,000.00 - £495,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£628,392.33£375,000.00 - £1,050,000.0030
Flat£229,166.67£81,000.00 - £425,000.0015
Other£178,000.00£178,000.00 - £178,000.001
Semi-Detached£360,495.83£241,000.00 - £425,000.0012
Terraced£321,000.00£230,000.00 - £375,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£580,507.35£355,000.00 - £1,075,000.0034
Flat£167,250.00£83,000.00 - £220,000.004
Semi-Detached£365,000.00£295,000.00 - £440,000.003
Terraced£311,400.00£250,000.00 - £450,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£663,825.00£389,950.00 - £1,350,000.0026
Flat£255,988.64£95,000.00 - £380,000.0012
Semi-Detached£367,500.00£302,000.00 - £415,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£529,022.73£345,000.00 - £980,000.0022
Flat£242,272.73£80,000.00 - £332,000.0012
Semi-Detached£404,000.00£276,500.00 - £710,000.005
Terraced£280,000.00£280,000.00 - £280,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£520,831.67£300,000.00 - £875,000.0030
Flat£186,033.33£62,500.00 - £310,000.0015
Other£67,500.00£67,500.00 - £67,500.001
Semi-Detached£393,400.00£347,000.00 - £450,000.005
Terraced£315,000.00£275,000.00 - £395,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£581,176.79£345,000.00 - £1,025,000.0028
Flat£220,576.92£80,000.00 - £420,000.0013
Semi-Detached£381,245.00£300,000.00 - £475,000.0010
Terraced£327,500.00£325,000.00 - £330,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£564,050.00£375,000.00 - £850,000.0020
Flat£211,491.50£85,000.00 - £324,999.006
Other£182,625.00£24,000.00 - £476,500.003
Semi-Detached£382,000.00£382,000.00 - £382,000.001
Terraced£230,000.00£210,000.00 - £250,000.002
Schools in the BH22 Postcode Area

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Ferndown Upper SchoolSecondary, Good979 13-19BH229EY
West Moors Middle SchoolSecondary, Good215 9-13BH220DA
Oakhurst Community First SchoolPrimary, Good173 5-9BH220DY
West Moors, St Mary's Church of England Voluntary Controlled First SchoolPrimary, Good176 2-9BH220JF
Ferndown First SchoolPrimary, Good356 5-9BH229FB
Parley First SchoolPrimary, Good314 5-9BH228QE
Ferndown Middle SchoolSecondary, Good577 9-13BH229UP
Amenities in the BH22 Postcode Area
  • Casbrook Property Management Ltd, BH22 8UB
  • The Bridge House - City Lodge, BH22 9AN
  • Ferndown Wayfarers Cricket & Sports Club Ltd, BH22 9QE
  • Royal British Legion Club, BH22 9ET
  • West Moors Memorial Bowling Club, BH22 0HZ
  • Dancing Rooster, BH22 0AD
  • Elephant & Castle, BH22 0JB
  • Dilly Dallys, BH22 0LP
  • Ferndown Community and Youth Centre, BH22 9FB
  • Ferns Cafe, BH22 9TH
  • Haskins Garden Centre - Restaurant, BH22 9DG
  • Penn Court Cafe, BH22 0JJ
  • Tesco, BH22 9TH
  • Tesco, BH22 8EB
  • LIDL, BH22 0AE
  • Marks and Spencer Simply Food, BH22 9AS
  • Sainsbury's, BH22 9AL
  • McDonalds, BH22 9AJ
  • Yo! To Go!, BH22 9TH
  • Saffron Spice, BH22 9NG
  • Seafoods Fish and Chips, BH22 0JB
  • The Kiosk @KGV, BH22 9EN
  • 1:1 Diet Joy, BH22 9FX
  • Fairlawn, BH22 9HB
  • Parley Place Care Home, BH22 8SL
  • Chestnut Lodge Residential Care Home, BH22 0EN
  • Clarence House Residential Home, BH22 8JF
  • Denewood House Care Home - Samily Care, BH22 0LX
  • Lime Coast Catering, BH22 0BB
  • Rainbow Ices, BH22 8AP
  • Who'd a thought it, BH22 9HZ
  • Ferndown First School, BH22 9FB
  • Oakhurst First School, BH22 0DY
  • Ferndown Middle School, BH22 9UP
  • Ferndown Middle School Home Tech Department, BH22 9UP
  • Ferndown Upper School (Catering), BH22 9EY
  • Amberwood House, BH22 9AX
  • Becki's Sandwich Bar, BH22 8EB
  • Ferndown Lunch Club, BH22 9NF
  • FERNDOWN UNITED BAPTIST CHURCH, BH22 9NF
  • New Panda, BH22 8AW
  • Central Stores, BH22 9NA
  • Londis, BH22 9PY
  • McColls, BH22 8AW
  • Morrisons Daily, BH22 0AT
  • High Mead Farm CIC, BH22 9DR