BH3 Postcode Area Information

Population
5,064
Avg Annual Income
£41,450
Full Time Employees
24.62%
Average Age
38.62

Area Overview

The postcode area is located in the Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole postcode town, in the South West, England region.

The BH3 postcode area, located within the BH (Bournemouth) postcode district, is centrally situated in the southern coastal town of Bournemouth, England. A major highlight of this locale is Meyrick Park, a vast recreation ground that features a premier golf course, sports centre, and attractive greenspaces that offer picturesque views and walking trails. Its geography boasts of suburban living with a blend of residential properties, including detached and semi-detached homes, and flats.

Closely positioned to Bournemouth town centre, the BH3 postcode area provides a wide array of amenities for its residents and visitors. Entertainment options within proximity include the Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre, cinemas, and retail shops in the town centre. There are also numerous restaurants and cafés offering a range of cuisines to cater to varied tastes.

In terms of transportation, the area is well-connected with both rail and road networks. Bournemouth’s mainline train station offering services to London, Southampton, and other UK destinations is nearby, and the postcode area is served by numerous local bus routes. It also benefits from its proximity to the A338, which provides direct routes to neighbouring towns and other regions.

In the education sector, BH3 has a selection of schools such as Talbot Heath Independent School for Girls, and St Martin’s Primary, ensuring convenient educational opportunities for families residing in the area. Lastly, the area is within easy reach of Bournemouth’s famous beaches, giving residents easy access to seafront leisure activities.

A Major part of this postcode area describes an older, quiet community with fewer families and more retirees, mainly living in detached houses.

Residents:

  • Mostly couples over 45 years old, with fewer young families with children.
  • More likely to be married and follow Christian faith than similar areas.
  • More residents born in the UK compared to similar areas.
  • Lower ethnic diversity, with fewer Black residents.

Housing:

  • Mainly detached houses, with fewer flats than average.
  • Many homes have fewer residents than bedrooms, suggesting they are under-occupied.

Lifestyle:

  • Fewer residents work in high-level management positions.

Overall: BH3 postcode area represents a peaceful community with established residents enjoying spacious housing. While there are fewer families and younger adults, it offers a quiet and settled environment for older couples. 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 Talbot & Branksome Woods electoral wards.

BH3 Postcode Map

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BH3 Area Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of BH3 postcode area is 5,064. 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 3,875, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 464. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (2,276), followed by No religion (2,033).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (1,634), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (948).

Economic Status

Most people in the nearby area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (1,786), while 1,397 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 1,756 adults have Level 4 education, while 528 have Level 2 education. The most common occupations are

  • Professional occupations (600)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (439), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (300)

Age

The average age of people living in area is 39 years old. The top three age distributions are: Between 15 to 24 (3378), Below 14 (2165), and Between 25 to 34 (2147).

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 (865) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (791), and Full-time students (605).

Postcodes in BH3

There are total 1 postcode sectors present in the BH3 (listed below). The postcode BH3 has a total of 159 postcodes.

BH3 7YZ (terminated)
BH3 7NW (terminated)
BH3 7YY (terminated)
BH3 7YX (terminated)
BH3 7YS (terminated)
BH3 7ZF (terminated)
BH3 7AP (terminated)
BH3 7BH (terminated)
BH3 7ZU (terminated)
BH3 7YL (terminated)
BH3 7ZB (terminated)
BH3 7YJ (terminated)
BH3 7ZD (terminated)
BH3 7HL (terminated)
BH3 7XL (terminated)
BH3 7YB (terminated)
BH3 7AU (terminated)
BH3 7ZT (terminated)
BH3 7ZQ (terminated)
BH3 7ZY (terminated)
BH3 7YG (terminated)
BH3 7WA (terminated)
BH3 7ZR (terminated)
BH3 7ZS (terminated)
BH3 7NR (terminated)
BH3 7YW (terminated)
BH3 7WF (terminated)
BH3 7YP (terminated)
BH3 7ZN (terminated)
BH3 7ZJ (terminated)
BH3 7YH (terminated)
BH3 7YE (terminated)
BH3 7HW (terminated)
BH3 7XJ (terminated)
BH3 7ZX (terminated)
BH3 7EH (terminated)
BH3 7XR (terminated)
BH3 7WB (terminated)
BH3 7XN (terminated)
BH3 7ZA (terminated)
BH3 7YF (terminated)
BH3 7WD (terminated)
BH3 7NJ (terminated)
BH3 7YA (terminated)
BH3 7YT (terminated)
BH3 7XQ (terminated)
BH3 7ZG (terminated)
BH3 7ZH (terminated)
BH3 7ZL (terminated)
BH3 7WN (terminated)
BH3 7JP (terminated)
BH3 7XZ (terminated)
BH3 7WZ (terminated)
BH3 7NS (terminated)
BH3 7EJ (terminated)
BH3 7DP (terminated)
BH3 7XH (terminated)
BH3 7ZP (terminated)
BH3 7ZW (terminated)
BH3 7YU (terminated)
BH3 7YQ (terminated)
BH3 7YD (terminated)
BH3 7YR (terminated)
BH3 7WE (terminated)
BH3 7YN (terminated)
BH3 7XW (terminated)
ONS Administrative Info
NameType
AreaBH3
Ward

Talbot & Branksome Woods

LTLA22Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
UTLA22Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland

BH3 Crime Statstics

Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Crime rate by Month

6

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

2

Burglary

3

Criminal damage and arson

3

Other theft

1

Public order

1

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

4

Vehicle crime

14

Violence and sexual offences

7

Anti-social behaviour

2

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Other crime

5

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

2

Public order

4

Shoplifting

5

Vehicle crime

8

Violence and sexual offences

3

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

4

Criminal damage and arson

2

Other theft

1

Public order

2

Shoplifting

2

Vehicle crime

15

Violence and sexual offences

6

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

4

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other crime

4

Other theft

1

Robbery

2

Vehicle crime

5

Violence and sexual offences

3

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

2

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Other theft

2

Public order

5

Vehicle crime

9

Violence and sexual offences

6

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

2

Criminal damage and arson

4

Other theft

1

Public order

3

Robbery

2

Vehicle crime

11

Violence and sexual offences

7

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

6

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other theft

1

Public order

2

Shoplifting

1

Vehicle crime

7

Violence and sexual offences

6

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

2

Criminal damage and arson

2

Other theft

1

Public order

4

Vehicle crime

11

Violence and sexual offences

8

Anti-social behaviour

4

Criminal damage and arson

3

Other theft

3

Public order

2

Shoplifting

2

Vehicle crime

6

Violence and sexual offences

8

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

2

Burglary

2

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Other crime

4

Other theft

1

Robbery

1

Shoplifting

2

Vehicle crime

7

Violence and sexual offences

11

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

2

Criminal damage and arson

2

Other theft

4

Public order

1

Shoplifting

2

Vehicle crime

15

Violence and sexual offences

7

Anti-social behaviour

1

Other theft

2

Public order

1

Shoplifting

2

Vehicle crime

6

Violence and sexual offences

9

Anti-social behaviour

1

Criminal damage and arson

1

Public order

1

Shoplifting

1

Vehicle crime

8

Violence and sexual offences

7

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

2

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

3

Other theft

4

Public order

1

Shoplifting

4

Vehicle crime

19

Violence and sexual offences

16

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

2

Criminal damage and arson

3

Other theft

2

Public order

3

Vehicle crime

7

Violence and sexual offences

1

Anti-social behaviour

4

Criminal damage and arson

2

Other theft

1

Robbery

6

Vehicle crime

12

Violence and sexual offences

2

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

1

Criminal damage and arson

8

Vehicle crime

7

Violence and sexual offences

BH3 Property Statstics

Sold House Prices over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£535,000.00£465,000.00 - £605,000.003
Other£170,000.00£170,000.00 - £170,000.001
Semi-Detached£280,000.00£225,000.00 - £335,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£482,500.00£482,500.00 - £482,500.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£531,666.67£385,000.00 - £725,000.003
Terraced£270,000.00£270,000.00 - £270,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£470,333.33£397,000.00 - £600,000.006
Flat£182,500.00£150,000.00 - £215,000.002
Terraced£315,000.00£315,000.00 - £315,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£552,500.00£310,000.00 - £685,000.006
Flat£198,666.67£158,000.00 - £280,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£531,666.67£325,000.00 - £735,000.006
Flat£252,500.00£210,000.00 - £295,000.002
Other£250,000.00£250,000.00 - £250,000.001
Semi-Detached£463,333.33£400,000.00 - £495,000.003
Terraced£302,500.00£290,000.00 - £315,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£589,861.11£355,000.00 - £1,550,000.0018
Flat£237,400.00£188,000.00 - £287,500.005
Semi-Detached£313,333.33£300,000.00 - £340,000.003
Terraced£265,000.00£255,000.00 - £285,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£420,000.00£390,000.00 - £450,000.002
Semi-Detached£400,000.00£400,000.00 - £400,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£566,550.00£313,000.00 - £1,087,500.0010
Flat£160,000.00£160,000.00 - £160,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£635,528.07£375,000.00 - £1,500,000.0014
Flat£212,166.67£150,000.00 - £248,500.003
Semi-Detached£305,166.67£270,000.00 - £335,000.003
Terraced£289,500.00£262,000.00 - £325,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£509,750.00£270,000.00 - £830,000.0010
Flat£242,500.00£242,500.00 - £242,500.001
Terraced£270,000.00£230,000.00 - £310,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£837,625.17£335,000.00 - £1,813,251.006
Flat£281,250.00£215,000.00 - £347,500.002
Other£3,850,000.00£200,000.00 - £7,500,000.002
Semi-Detached£354,000.00£354,000.00 - £354,000.001
Terraced£343,500.00£277,000.00 - £410,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£569,833.33£332,500.00 - £975,000.0015
Flat£271,250.00£245,000.00 - £297,500.002
Semi-Detached£379,900.00£290,000.00 - £495,450.006
Terraced£257,700.00£201,500.00 - £300,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£775,866.67£469,000.00 - £1,800,000.0015
Flat£479,000.00£155,000.00 - £775,000.006
Other£7,480,000.00£220,000.00 - £22,000,000.003
Semi-Detached£375,857.14£315,000.00 - £435,000.007
Terraced£234,300.00£190,000.00 - £270,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£613,000.00£400,000.00 - £1,050,000.0010
Flat£197,500.00£195,000.00 - £200,000.002
Other£120,000.00£120,000.00 - £120,000.001
Semi-Detached£310,000.00£265,000.00 - £355,000.002
Terraced£176,000.00£176,000.00 - £176,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£622,500.00£520,000.00 - £795,000.004
Terraced£530,750.00£530,750.00 - £530,750.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£652,725.00£315,000.00 - £1,250,000.0020
Flat£241,000.00£150,000.00 - £392,000.005
Terraced£290,375.00£251,500.00 - £325,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£643,571.43£375,000.00 - £1,280,000.0014
Flat£236,250.00£152,500.00 - £320,000.002
Other£890,000.00£890,000.00 - £890,000.001
Semi-Detached£309,000.00£208,000.00 - £425,000.003
Terraced£297,500.00£295,000.00 - £300,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£672,537.04£392,500.00 - £1,560,000.0027
Flat£225,138.89£115,000.00 - £350,000.009
Semi-Detached£358,100.00£300,000.00 - £520,000.005
Terraced£286,500.00£265,000.00 - £301,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£568,264.71£200,000.00 - £1,390,000.0017
Flat£247,687.50£95,000.00 - £375,000.008
Semi-Detached£340,666.67£282,000.00 - £450,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£591,400.00£353,000.00 - £1,275,000.0020
Flat£246,642.86£190,000.00 - £359,000.007
Semi-Detached£331,000.00£310,000.00 - £352,000.002
Terraced£296,900.00£270,000.00 - £350,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£579,626.67£405,000.00 - £900,000.0015
Flat£921,750.00£120,000.00 - £1,635,000.007
Other£520,000.00£520,000.00 - £520,000.001
Semi-Detached£325,000.00£325,000.00 - £325,000.001
Terraced£294,690.00£263,500.00 - £325,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£570,150.00£385,000.00 - £920,000.0010
Flat£217,666.67£180,000.00 - £280,000.003
Terraced£296,650.00£280,000.00 - £310,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£463,366.67£280,000.00 - £1,300,000.0016
Flat£356,321.43£165,000.00 - £497,500.008
Other£1,890,125.00£1,890,125.00 - £1,890,125.001
Semi-Detached£282,500.00£275,000.00 - £290,000.002
Terraced£297,500.00£265,000.00 - £330,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£621,400.00£390,000.00 - £1,000,000.0015
Flat£211,250.00£190,000.00 - £220,000.004
Semi-Detached£310,500.00£230,000.00 - £362,000.004
Terraced£192,500.00£116,000.00 - £300,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£621,437.50£335,000.00 - £1,600,000.0016
Flat£332,200.00£186,000.00 - £620,000.005
Other£2,356,666.67£280,000.00 - £5,040,000.003
Semi-Detached£396,250.00£392,500.00 - £400,000.002
Terraced£280,500.00£225,000.00 - £355,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£546,136.36£390,000.00 - £780,000.0011
Flat£272,500.00£245,000.00 - £300,000.002
Other£105,000.00£105,000.00 - £105,000.001
Semi-Detached£320,000.00£305,000.00 - £335,000.002
Terraced£250,500.00£246,000.00 - £255,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£536,888.89£360,000.00 - £1,190,000.0010
Flat£250,933.33£180,000.00 - £350,000.006
Semi-Detached£365,000.00£365,000.00 - £365,000.001
Terraced£385,725.00£268,000.00 - £489,950.003
Schools

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Emmanuel Middle Church of England Middle SchoolSecondary, Good436 9-13BH316JF
Hillside Community First SchoolPrimary, Good229 5-9BH317HE
Verwood Church of England First SchoolPrimary, Outstanding308 2-9BH316JF
Trinity Church of England First SchoolPrimary, Outstanding132 4-9BH317PG
Amenities
  • Thornhill Guest House, BH3 7AG
  • Adamscourt Residential Care Home, BH3 7HP
  • Acorn Luxury Care, BH3 7AS
  • Blenheim Care Home, BH3 7AZ
  • Bournemouth Day Nursery Talbot Woods, BH3 7AS
  • Delta Lodge, BH3 7AF
  • The Bombay Palace, BH3 7AT
  • West Hants Lawn Tennis Club, BH3 7EF
  • Little Acorns, BH3 7LR
  • East Cliff Pre-School Winton, BH3 7LR
  • Highmoor Farm, BH3 7AH