BH24 Postcode Area Information

Population
24,982
Avg Annual Income
£45,550
Full Time Employees
23.50%
Average Age
48.60

New Forest, BH24 Postcode Area Overview

The BH24 postcode area is located in the New Forest, Dorset, Hampshire, Dorset postcode town, in the South West, England region.

The BH24 postcode area, also known as the Ringwood postcode area, is located in the southern part of England and falls within the county of Hampshire. The area comprises of Ringwood, St Ives, Ashley Heath, Blashford, Poulner, and a part of Matchams.

BH24 enjoys a unique geographical location, being secluded yet having easy access to larger cities. Bordered by the New Forest National Park, it offers ample opportunities for outdoor activities like hiking and horse riding. The coastline, being just a short drive away, further enhances its charm.

Ringwood town, which is the principal settlement area within BH24, serves as the main commercial and retail hub. It boasts an array of amenities including high street shops, supermarkets, public houses, leisure centers, restaurants, and schools. The Furlong Shopping Centre, situated in Ringwood, houses a variety of branded stores.

Transportation within the BH24 area is smooth, with a network of A roads and B roads. The accessibility to larger cities is facilitated with the M27 and M3 highways connecting the area to cities like Southampton, Winchester and London. Moreover, the nearby airports of Bournemouth, Southampton and Heathrow add to the convenience of air travel for its residents.

In terms of public transport, BH24 has regular bus services that link the area to surrounding towns and cities. Though lacking a railway station of its own, the closest railway links are available at Brockenhurst, Bournemouth and Southampton Central stations providing further connectivity.

BH24 presents an attractive location with its natural beauty combined with convenience, making it an enviable place to live.

a big area of BH24 postcode district paints a picture of a relaxed community with mostly older, well-off residents:

  • Mostly retirees: Compared to other areas, there are many more residents aged 65 and over, and fewer young children. Think of a peaceful community with a strong retiree presence.
  • Slightly more disabilities: While there are slightly more people with disabilities compared to the national average, it's not a significant difference.
  • Caring community: Residents provide unpaid care to others at about the same rate as in similar areas, showing a sense of community spirit.
  • Well-educated and successful: Many residents have degrees and hold senior management positions, suggesting financial comfort.
  • Outside London: This community is more likely to be found outside the busy city life of London.

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

Electoral Wards

The BH24 postcode area covers Bransgore and Burley, Forest North West, Ringwood East and Sopley, Ringwood North, Ringwood South, St Leonards & St Ives electoral wards.

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BH24 Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of BH24 postcode area is 24,982. 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 23,354, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 624. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (12,946), followed by No religion (10,045).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (5,893), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (3,817).

Economic Status

Most people in the BH24 postcode area mentioned they are Retired (7,528), while 6,113 adults mentioned they are Employee: Full-time.

Education

Regarding education, 7,190 adults have Level 4 education, while 3,430 have No qualifications education. The most common occupations in the BH24 area are

  • Professional occupations (2367)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (2141), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (1386)

Age

The average age of people living in postcode BH24 is 49 years old. The top three age distributions are: Between 65 to 74 (4692), Between 55 to 64 (4514), and Between 75 to 100 (4451).

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 BH24 has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (4,900) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (3,641), and Small employers and own account workers (3,099).

Postcodes in BH24

There are total 5 postcode sectors present in the BH24 (listed below). The postcode BH24 has a total of 1183 postcodes.

ONS Administrative Info of BH24
NameType
AreaBH24
Ward

Bransgore and Burley

Forest North West

Ringwood East and Sopley

Ringwood North

Ringwood South

St Leonards & St Ives

LTLA22New Forest, Dorset
UTLA22Hampshire, Dorset
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland

New Forest, BH24 Postcode Crime rate over the last 12 Months

New Forest, BH24 Postcode Area Crime rate by Month

21

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

10

Burglary

19

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

2

Other crime

15

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

10

Public order

13

Shoplifting

17

Vehicle crime

63

Violence and sexual offences

6

Anti-social behaviour

10

Burglary

13

Criminal damage and arson

7

Drugs

1

Other crime

3

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

10

Public order

17

Shoplifting

13

Vehicle crime

36

Violence and sexual offences

7

Anti-social behaviour

6

Burglary

10

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

6

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

6

Public order

4

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

10

Vehicle crime

28

Violence and sexual offences

14

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

10

Burglary

11

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

3

Other crime

9

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

15

Public order

11

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

13

Vehicle crime

54

Violence and sexual offences

14

Anti-social behaviour

4

Bicycle theft

7

Burglary

16

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

1

Other crime

10

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

9

Public order

5

Shoplifting

13

Vehicle crime

50

Violence and sexual offences

8

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

7

Burglary

14

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

11

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

10

Public order

4

Shoplifting

7

Vehicle crime

50

Violence and sexual offences

12

Anti-social behaviour

6

Bicycle theft

10

Burglary

12

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

12

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

10

Public order

5

Shoplifting

20

Vehicle crime

32

Violence and sexual offences

15

Anti-social behaviour

6

Burglary

13

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

2

Other crime

6

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

16

Public order

6

Shoplifting

21

Vehicle crime

42

Violence and sexual offences

18

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

9

Burglary

8

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

2

Other crime

8

Other theft

8

Public order

2

Shoplifting

9

Vehicle crime

50

Violence and sexual offences

14

Anti-social behaviour

3

Burglary

11

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

4

Other theft

11

Public order

3

Shoplifting

13

Vehicle crime

42

Violence and sexual offences

17

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

7

Burglary

12

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

2

Other crime

14

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

14

Public order

1

Robbery

15

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

13

Vehicle crime

34

Violence and sexual offences

6

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

2

Burglary

19

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

2

Other crime

21

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

12

Public order

1

Robbery

18

Shoplifting

10

Vehicle crime

48

Violence and sexual offences

14

Anti-social behaviour

5

Burglary

6

Criminal damage and arson

4

Other crime

9

Other theft

4

Public order

2

Shoplifting

7

Vehicle crime

40

Violence and sexual offences

6

Anti-social behaviour

14

Burglary

5

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

2

Other crime

13

Other theft

7

Public order

4

Shoplifting

27

Vehicle crime

31

Violence and sexual offences

4

Anti-social behaviour

11

Burglary

9

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

1

Other crime

13

Other theft

10

Public order

1

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

17

Vehicle crime

31

Violence and sexual offences

Sold House Prices in BH24 postcode area over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices in BH24 postcode area by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£770,416.67£620,000.00 - £915,000.006
Flat£265,000.00£265,000.00 - £265,000.001
Semi-Detached£411,666.67£330,000.00 - £540,000.003
Terraced£403,575.00£375,000.00 - £432,150.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£656,500.00£656,500.00 - £656,500.001
Flat£140,000.00£140,000.00 - £140,000.001
Other£630,000.00£630,000.00 - £630,000.001
Terraced£365,000.00£365,000.00 - £365,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£709,250.00£570,000.00 - £957,000.004
Flat£100,000.00£95,000.00 - £110,000.003
Semi-Detached£445,000.00£445,000.00 - £445,000.001
Terraced£381,000.00£317,000.00 - £445,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£791,181.82£425,000.00 - £1,900,000.0011
Flat£244,375.00£220,000.00 - £315,000.004
Semi-Detached£377,500.00£325,000.00 - £430,000.002
Terraced£365,500.00£302,000.00 - £415,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£662,833.33£310,000.00 - £1,260,000.0024
Flat£73,500.00£73,500.00 - £73,500.002
Other£711,826.00£711,826.00 - £711,826.002
Semi-Detached£400,000.00£400,000.00 - £400,000.001
Terraced£293,333.33£255,000.00 - £350,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£722,714.29£512,500.00 - £1,599,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£837,642.86£461,000.00 - £1,350,000.007
Flat£265,000.00£265,000.00 - £265,000.001
Semi-Detached£383,000.00£356,000.00 - £410,000.002
Terraced£353,333.33£325,000.00 - £400,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£781,995.00£340,000.00 - £1,375,000.0010
Flat£162,500.00£150,000.00 - £175,000.002
Semi-Detached£454,800.00£322,500.00 - £795,000.0010
Terraced£446,800.00£164,000.00 - £1,080,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£654,000.00£300,000.00 - £1,100,000.009
Flat£144,250.00£89,000.00 - £228,000.004
Other£900,000.00£900,000.00 - £900,000.001
Semi-Detached£427,125.00£390,000.00 - £464,250.002
Terraced£344,333.33£335,000.00 - £353,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£747,500.00£455,000.00 - £1,137,500.0011
Flat£236,500.00£168,000.00 - £310,000.004
Other£285,000.00£100,000.00 - £470,000.002
Semi-Detached£388,089.67£331,769.00 - £435,000.003
Terraced£320,000.00£320,000.00 - £320,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£899,833.33£392,500.00 - £1,650,000.0015
Flat£198,333.33£160,000.00 - £275,000.003
Other£983,333.33£325,000.00 - £1,525,000.003
Semi-Detached£472,000.00£280,000.00 - £630,000.005
Terraced£282,500.00£265,000.00 - £317,500.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£649,047.62£350,000.00 - £2,300,000.0021
Flat£165,000.00£70,000.00 - £220,000.006
Semi-Detached£496,500.00£496,500.00 - £496,500.002
Terraced£319,000.00£290,000.00 - £350,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£693,750.00£325,000.00 - £1,500,000.008
Semi-Detached£401,875.00£340,000.00 - £462,500.004
Terraced£295,000.00£295,000.00 - £295,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,175,000.00£1,175,000.00 - £1,175,000.001
Flat£240,000.00£240,000.00 - £240,000.001
Other£600,000.00£600,000.00 - £600,000.001
Semi-Detached£300,000.00£300,000.00 - £300,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£744,050.00£243,600.00 - £2,250,000.0012
Flat£178,000.00£81,000.00 - £275,000.002
Other£902,125.00£245,000.00 - £1,610,000.004
Semi-Detached£327,142.86£200,000.00 - £975,000.008
Terraced£415,000.00£415,000.00 - £415,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£745,686.43£435,000.00 - £2,815,000.0022
Flat£202,500.00£165,000.00 - £240,000.002
Other£883,250.00£180,000.00 - £3,050,000.006
Semi-Detached£380,000.00£250,000.00 - £575,000.004
Terraced£335,833.33£320,000.00 - £350,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£761,475.00£430,000.00 - £1,665,000.0020
Flat£169,421.43£100,000.00 - £260,000.007
Other£1,228,750.00£500,000.00 - £1,950,000.004
Semi-Detached£415,000.00£280,000.00 - £500,000.003
Terraced£370,833.33£315,000.00 - £430,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£783,529.41£380,000.00 - £1,930,000.0017
Other£495,500.00£16,000.00 - £975,000.002
Semi-Detached£380,210.00£326,300.00 - £492,500.005
Terraced£357,500.00£357,500.00 - £357,500.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£765,714.71£433,000.00 - £1,900,000.0017
Flat£177,625.00£73,000.00 - £320,000.004
Other£1,006,666.67£390,000.00 - £1,995,000.003
Semi-Detached£433,750.00£224,000.00 - £695,000.006
Terraced£381,751.67£255,000.00 - £520,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£773,750.00£485,000.00 - £1,350,000.0016
Flat£195,250.00£83,500.00 - £246,000.006
Other£298,000.00£298,000.00 - £298,000.001
Semi-Detached£463,666.67£275,000.00 - £870,000.006
Terraced£320,000.00£300,000.00 - £330,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£630,416.67£325,000.00 - £960,000.0012
Flat£196,250.00£110,000.00 - £280,000.004
Semi-Detached£438,000.00£336,000.00 - £540,000.002
Terraced£255,875.00£164,250.00 - £365,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£898,333.33£270,000.00 - £1,700,000.009
Flat£171,166.67£95,000.00 - £250,000.003
Other£3,565,825.00£1,575,000.00 - £5,556,650.002
Semi-Detached£403,750.00£365,000.00 - £455,000.004
Terraced£341,666.67£245,000.00 - £400,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£818,735.70£290,000.00 - £1,900,000.0020
Flat£244,555.56£105,000.00 - £415,000.009
Other£2,400,000.00£2,400,000.00 - £2,400,000.001
Semi-Detached£349,250.00£288,000.00 - £425,000.006
Terraced£407,500.00£327,500.00 - £490,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£589,163.33£375,000.00 - £1,395,000.0015
Flat£244,166.67£162,500.00 - £375,000.006
Other£200,000.00£200,000.00 - £200,000.001
Semi-Detached£398,625.00£300,000.00 - £645,000.008
Terraced£445,000.00£325,000.00 - £630,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£757,844.29£340,000.00 - £1,889,730.0021
Flat£307,500.00£175,000.00 - £440,000.002
Other£470,000.00£470,000.00 - £470,000.001
Semi-Detached£411,666.67£365,000.00 - £445,000.003
Terraced£250,000.00£250,000.00 - £250,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£577,875.00£324,000.00 - £1,800,000.0016
Flat£153,750.00£96,000.00 - £240,000.004
Other£370,000.00£370,000.00 - £370,000.001
Terraced£319,125.00£298,000.00 - £365,000.004
Schools in the BH24 Postcode Area

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Burley Primary SchoolPrimary, Requires improvement101 4-11BH244AP
Ringwood Junior SchoolPrimary, Good381 7-11BH241NH
Poulner Junior SchoolPrimary, Good292 7-11BH243LA
Poulner Infant School and NurseryPrimary, Good244 2-7BH243LA
Ringwood Church of England Infant SchoolPrimary, Good257 5-7BH241LG
Ringwood School AcademySecondary, Good1561 11-18BH241SE
St Ives Primary & Nursery SchoolPrimary, Outstanding252 2-11BH242LE
Amenities in the BH24 Postcode Area
  • SHELL PICKET POST, BH24 3HN
  • SHELL PICKET POST, BH24 3HN
  • One Stop, BH24 2EJ
  • BOOTS UK LTD, BH24 1HB
  • ARGOS, BH24 1EY
  • BLASHFORD MANOR FARMHOUSE B&B, BH24 3PF
  • BURLEY MANOR HOTEL, BH24 4BS
  • FERNWOOD GLAMPING, BH24 3JN
  • GLEN AVON BED & BREAKFAST, BH24 1HT
  • MOORTOWN LODGE, BH24 3AS
  • VILLAGE LUNCH, BH24 4AP
  • BLUES BAR & OAK SUITE, BH24 2RZ
  • 115 CHILDCARE SERVICES LTD, BH24 1PZ
  • ELLINGHAM & RINGWOOD R.F.C. LTD., BH24 1PZ
  • ELM TREE, BH24 3DY
  • THE SHAPPEN CAFE, BH24 4AB
  • 23.5 Degrees Ltd T/A Starbucks, BH24 2QA
  • Avon Heath Country Cafe, BH24 2DH
  • Moors Valley Golf Club, BH24 2ET
  • The Acorn Bar, BH24 2RZ
  • CENTRAL CONVENIENCE STORES, BH24 1JQ
  • CENTRAL STORES, BH24 1PS
  • ICELAND, BH24 1HB
  • LIDL UK, BH24 3FE
  • SAINSBURY'S, BH24 1EY
  • BURLEY ICE CREAM, BH24 4BU
  • Norris & Binglewort, BH24 2ET
  • BLAKES SANDWICH BAR & CATERING LTD, BH24 1AB
  • CHINATOWN CHINESE TAKEAWAY, BH24 1JD
  • DOMINOS PIZZA, BH24 1HY
  • RINGWOOD FOODBANK, BH24 1DN
  • T GOULD, BH24 3BT
  • BJ'S OF RINGWOOD, BH24 1ND
  • HOT BOX, BH24 1EU
  • THE PIG & HEN HOUSE, BH24 1XP
  • BRATWURST UK LTD, BH24 1PD
  • Craigo's Event Catering, BH24 2BT
  • AGE CONCERN HAMPSHIRE, BH24 1DH
  • BALLOONARRAY, BH24 1UT
  • BISTERNE VILLAGE HALL, BH24 3BN
  • FOOD FOR THOUGHT, BH24 3HZ
  • GREYFRIARS COMMUNITY CENTRE, BH24 1DW
  • BURLEY COUNTY PRIMARY SCHOOL, BH24 4AP
  • MOYLES COURT SCHOOL, BH24 3NF
  • POULNER INFANT SCHOOL, BH24 3LA
  • POULNER JUNIOR SCHOOL, BH24 3LA
  • RINGWOOD INFANT SCHOOL, BH24 1LG
  • MOODY RUM LTD, BH24 3PA
  • NEW FOREST SPIRITS, BH24 3JW
  • Kombushido, BH24 2EU
  • Serene Care T/A Abbey Rose, BH24 2QG
  • BICKERLEY GREEN, BH24 1EL
  • DOOZY, BH24 1PX
  • ELLINGHAM HOUSE DAY NURSERY, BH24 3PJ
  • GORSELANDS NURSING HOME, BH24 4HN