BH5 Postcode Area Information

Population
11,197
Avg Annual Income
£36,333
Full Time Employees
29.54%
Average Age
42.00

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.

BH5 is a postcode area in Bournemouth, on the southern coast of England. This postcode includes Boscombe and Pokesdown, which are well-known for their unique blend of Victorian architecture and stunning seaside views. The area's natural attractions of seven miles of sandy beaches and nearby countryside make it a great place for outdoor activities. The gardens in Boscombe are particularly pleasing, especially the Boscombe Chine Gardens, which offer a mixture of play areas, water features and beautiful plantings.

The BH5 area is well-laid out for transport. Pokesdown for Boscombe railway station serves the area, with direct trains to London and other major UK cities. Public transport is excellent, with numerous local bus services providing easy access to Bournemouth town centre and surrounding areas. The A35, a major road, passes close to BH5, providing excellent links to other towns and cities.

Amenities and services in this postcode are plentiful. There are several supermarkets, independent retailers, boutiques and antiques shops. The Boscombe market is a delightful place, offering a range of local produce. Leisure facilities include fitness centres, Boscombe Pier for fishing and outdoor sports facilities at King's Park. King's Park is also home to AFC Bournemouth, a Premier League football club.

BH5 also offers a variety of educational institutions, including primary schools such as Pokesdown Community Primary School and St Thomas Garnet's School, and secondary schools like Avonbourne Girls' Academy.

Overall, BH5 is a vibrant district with a charming blend of natural beauty, historical architecture, modern amenities, and excellent transportation links.

A Major part of this postcode area describes a diverse, young professional community with a high number of European residents. Here's a breakdown:

Residents:

  • Many residents were born in Europe, especially those between 25 and 44 years old.
  • The community is quite diverse, with many people identifying as Indian or Black.
  • Most are homeowners or private renters, with fewer relying on social housing compared to similar areas.
  • Flats are common, but not as much as in other similar postcodes.

Employment:

  • Unemployment is slightly lower than average for this group, but still higher than the national average.
  • Many residents hold high-level jobs in management and professional fields.

Overall: A Major part of this postcode area represents a dynamic and diverse community with young professionals, especially from Europe. While homeownership is higher than average within this group, unemployment remains a concern.

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

Electoral Wards

The postcode area covers Boscombe East & Pokesdown, Boscombe West electoral wards.

BH5 Postcode Map

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BH5 Area Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of BH5 postcode area is 11,197. 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 7,741, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 2,043. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (5,297), followed by No religion (4,528).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (3,705), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (2,730).

Economic Status

Most people in the nearby area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (4,974), while 2,354 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 3,675 adults have Level 4 education, while 1,393 have No qualifications education. The most common occupations are

  • Professional occupations (1194)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (734), and
  • Caring, leisure and other service occupations (710)

Age

The average age of people living in area is 42 years old. The top three age distributions are: Between 35 to 44 (4603), Between 25 to 34 (4308), and Below 14 (4181).

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 (1,926) followed by Small employers and own account workers (1,270), and Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (1,247).

Postcodes in BH5

There are total 3 postcode sectors present in the BH5 (listed below). The postcode BH5 has a total of 307 postcodes.

BH5 1DA (terminated)
BH5 1XQ (terminated)
BH5 1ZX (terminated)
BH5 1WD (terminated)
BH5 1AE (terminated)
BH5 1NE (terminated)
BH5 1ZY (terminated)
BH5 1XT (terminated)
BH5 1XL (terminated)
BH5 1ZJ (terminated)
BH5 1YF (terminated)
BH5 1WF (terminated)
BH5 1XY (terminated)
BH5 1ZF (terminated)
BH5 1ZU (terminated)
BH5 1ZH (terminated)
BH5 1XZ (terminated)
BH5 1ET (terminated)
BH5 1XW (terminated)
BH5 1XJ (terminated)
BH5 1WE (terminated)
BH5 1EN (terminated)
BH5 1BB (terminated)
BH5 1EF (terminated)
BH5 1ZQ (terminated)
BH5 1ZG (terminated)
BH5 1XN (terminated)
BH5 1ZT (terminated)
BH5 1XX (terminated)
BH5 1YS (terminated)
BH5 1WA (terminated)
BH5 1WB (terminated)
BH5 1YL (terminated)
BH5 1YG (terminated)
BH5 1ZW (terminated)
BH5 1YD (terminated)
BH5 1ZR (terminated)
BH5 1ZS (terminated)
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BH5 1BA (terminated)
BH5 1YA (terminated)
BH5 1ZP (terminated)
BH5 1YR (terminated)
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BH5 1ZN (terminated)
BH5 1ZD (terminated)
BH5 1ZL (terminated)
BH5 1ZE (terminated)
BH5 1DW (terminated)
BH5 1YB (terminated)
BH5 1YX (terminated)
BH5 1YZ (terminated)
BH5 1YN (terminated)
BH5 1ZB (terminated)
BH5 1ZA (terminated)
BH5 1YW (terminated)
BH5 1YT (terminated)
BH5 1HZ (terminated)
BH5 1YJ (terminated)
BH5 1YU (terminated)
BH5 1YP (terminated)
BH5 1DN (terminated)
BH5 1YQ (terminated)
BH5 2ZH (terminated)
BH5 2ZA (terminated)
BH5 2XZ (terminated)
BH5 2WB (terminated)
BH5 2ZQ (terminated)
BH5 2ZE (terminated)
BH5 2BZ (terminated)
BH5 2HX (terminated)
BH5 2XN (terminated)
BH5 2WE (terminated)
BH5 2ZU (terminated)
BH5 2ZT (terminated)
BH5 2ZX (terminated)
BH5 2ZS (terminated)
BH5 2ZG (terminated)
BH5 2YB (terminated)
BH5 2WD (terminated)
BH5 2YG (terminated)
BH5 2ZL (terminated)
BH5 2ZJ (terminated)
BH5 2WF (terminated)
BH5 2WA (terminated)
BH5 2ZN (terminated)
BH5 2YA (terminated)
BH5 2ZF (terminated)
BH5 2YD (terminated)
BH5 2YF (terminated)
BH5 2YE (terminated)
BH5 2ZB (terminated)
BH5 2ZD (terminated)
BH5 2YZ (terminated)
BH5 2YU (terminated)
BH5 2YY (terminated)
BH5 2YW (terminated)
BH5 2YP (terminated)
BH5 2YS (terminated)
BH5 2YR (terminated)
BH5 2YQ (terminated)
BH5 2HS (terminated)
BH5 2JR (terminated)
BH5 2YH (terminated)
BH5 2DE (terminated)
BH5 2YJ (terminated)
BH5 2YT (terminated)
BH5 2DB (terminated)
BH5 2YN (terminated)
BH5 2YL (terminated)
BH5 2HR (terminated)
BH5 2HN (terminated)
BH5 2HB (terminated)
BH5 4JB (terminated)
ONS Administrative Info
NameType
AreaBH5
Ward

Boscombe East & Pokesdown

Boscombe West

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

BH5 Crime Statstics

Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Crime rate by Month

11

Anti-social behaviour

4

Bicycle theft

9

Burglary

6

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

6

Other theft

8

Public order

5

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

6

Vehicle crime

30

Violence and sexual offences

17

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

5

Burglary

7

Criminal damage and arson

5

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

7

Public order

1

Shoplifting

10

Vehicle crime

23

Violence and sexual offences

14

Anti-social behaviour

4

Bicycle theft

5

Burglary

14

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Other crime

4

Other theft

4

Public order

2

Robbery

1

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

8

Vehicle crime

25

Violence and sexual offences

19

Anti-social behaviour

6

Burglary

6

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

6

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

4

Public order

15

Vehicle crime

26

Violence and sexual offences

15

Anti-social behaviour

4

Burglary

10

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

7

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

8

Public order

1

Robbery

1

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

11

Vehicle crime

28

Violence and sexual offences

11

Anti-social behaviour

7

Burglary

1

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

10

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

6

Public order

1

Robbery

1

Shoplifting

14

Vehicle crime

25

Violence and sexual offences

18

Anti-social behaviour

3

Bicycle theft

8

Burglary

4

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

7

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

3

Public order

2

Robbery

5

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

2

Vehicle crime

30

Violence and sexual offences

23

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

4

Burglary

3

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

6

Other theft

6

Public order

3

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

7

Vehicle crime

33

Violence and sexual offences

29

Anti-social behaviour

6

Burglary

8

Criminal damage and arson

6

Other theft

9

Public order

5

Shoplifting

8

Vehicle crime

31

Violence and sexual offences

15

Anti-social behaviour

6

Bicycle theft

8

Burglary

7

Criminal damage and arson

5

Other theft

10

Public order

1

Robbery

4

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

12

Vehicle crime

41

Violence and sexual offences

18

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

4

Burglary

7

Criminal damage and arson

6

Other theft

7

Public order

1

Robbery

9

Shoplifting

3

Vehicle crime

30

Violence and sexual offences

23

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

9

Burglary

6

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

4

Other theft

10

Public order

1

Robbery

6

Shoplifting

4

Vehicle crime

29

Violence and sexual offences

18

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

8

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

3

Other theft

4

Public order

1

Robbery

1

Shoplifting

11

Vehicle crime

37

Violence and sexual offences

17

Anti-social behaviour

4

Burglary

8

Criminal damage and arson

5

Other theft

7

Public order

6

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

11

Vehicle crime

16

Violence and sexual offences

30

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

4

Burglary

10

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

1

Other crime

7

Other theft

1

Public order

1

Robbery

14

Shoplifting

8

Vehicle crime

22

Violence and sexual offences

13

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

5

Burglary

1

Criminal damage and arson

5

Other theft

3

Public order

1

Shoplifting

7

Vehicle crime

25

Violence and sexual offences

13

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

5

Burglary

7

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

7

Public order

2

Robbery

8

Vehicle crime

32

Violence and sexual offences

BH5 Property Statstics

Sold House Prices over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£449,500.00£419,000.00 - £480,000.002
Flat£167,833.33£120,000.00 - £193,500.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£183,250.00£75,500.00 - £250,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£450,000.00£450,000.00 - £450,000.001
Flat£235,666.67£104,000.00 - £482,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£321,034.00£183,000.00 - £537,996.008
Semi-Detached£730,000.00£730,000.00 - £730,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£320,000.00£320,000.00 - £320,000.001
Flat£216,518.67£73,000.00 - £450,000.0015
Terraced£355,000.00£355,000.00 - £355,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£255,000.00£100,000.00 - £710,000.008
Semi-Detached£470,000.00£470,000.00 - £470,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£497,500.00£320,000.00 - £675,000.002
Semi-Detached£455,000.00£455,000.00 - £455,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,205,000.00£1,205,000.00 - £1,205,000.001
Flat£244,888.89£100,000.00 - £657,000.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£830,000.00£830,000.00 - £830,000.001
Flat£249,416.58£110,000.00 - £423,999.0012
Semi-Detached£355,000.00£355,000.00 - £355,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£916,250.00£465,000.00 - £1,275,000.004
Flat£228,000.00£80,000.00 - £700,000.0011
Terraced£514,000.00£514,000.00 - £514,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£655,250.00£628,500.00 - £682,000.002
Flat£203,928.57£155,000.00 - £260,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£563,428.57£270,000.00 - £900,000.007
Flat£285,083.33£162,500.00 - £400,000.004
Other£100,500.00£100,500.00 - £100,500.002
Semi-Detached£399,000.00£399,000.00 - £399,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£886,250.00£625,000.00 - £1,050,000.008
Flat£316,000.00£205,000.00 - £490,000.0014
Other£311,275.00£247,550.00 - £375,000.002
Semi-Detached£387,000.00£314,000.00 - £460,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£450,000.00£450,000.00 - £450,000.001
Flat£236,175.00£55,000.00 - £510,000.0010
Terraced£285,500.00£175,000.00 - £396,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£120,000.00£120,000.00 - £120,000.001
Other£73,000.00£73,000.00 - £73,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£450,000.00£450,000.00 - £450,000.001
Flat£314,250.00£104,000.00 - £490,000.0015
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£410,000.00£410,000.00 - £410,000.001
Flat£258,029.41£110,000.00 - £525,000.0017
Other£75,000.00£75,000.00 - £75,000.001
Semi-Detached£433,500.00£425,000.00 - £442,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£476,000.00£472,000.00 - £480,000.002
Flat£303,105.26£105,000.00 - £875,000.0019
Other£247,500.00£175,000.00 - £320,000.002
Semi-Detached£391,666.67£310,000.00 - £545,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£875,000.00£725,000.00 - £1,025,000.002
Flat£232,371.77£107,000.00 - £500,000.0026
Other£190,000.00£190,000.00 - £190,000.001
Semi-Detached£290,000.00£160,000.00 - £420,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£503,658.33£230,000.00 - £1,220,000.004
Flat£268,918.75£145,000.00 - £680,000.0016
Semi-Detached£343,000.00£343,000.00 - £343,000.001
Terraced£379,250.00£115,000.00 - £802,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£862,500.00£775,000.00 - £950,000.002
Flat£280,022.73£69,000.00 - £770,000.0024
Other£50,250.00£8,000.00 - £92,500.002
Semi-Detached£394,500.00£234,000.00 - £555,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£340,000.00£335,000.00 - £345,000.002
Flat£223,590.91£70,000.00 - £362,000.0011
Semi-Detached£295,000.00£295,000.00 - £295,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£288,000.00£130,000.00 - £1,100,000.0016
Other£950,000.00£950,000.00 - £950,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£568,333.33£365,000.00 - £820,000.003
Flat£267,607.14£115,000.00 - £830,000.0014
Semi-Detached£431,250.00£405,000.00 - £457,500.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£720,000.00£450,000.00 - £950,000.005
Flat£186,589.29£62,000.00 - £360,000.0028
Other£380,000.00£380,000.00 - £380,000.001
Semi-Detached£460,000.00£460,000.00 - £460,000.001
Terraced£450,000.00£450,000.00 - £450,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£676,666.67£300,000.00 - £925,000.003
Flat£211,250.50£70,000.00 - £445,000.0026
Semi-Detached£410,000.00£410,000.00 - £410,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£387,500.00£360,000.00 - £415,000.002
Flat£195,233.33£92,500.00 - £340,000.0015
Schools

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Corpus Christi Catholic Primary SchoolPrimary, Good436 4-11BH52BX
Pokesdown Community Primary SchoolPrimary, Outstanding411 4-11BH52AS
Amenities
  • Boscombe Spa Hotel, BH5 1HR
  • Chine Hotel, BH5 1AX
  • Denewood Hotel, BH5 1JE
  • Hotel 50, BH5 1HE
  • Kingsley Hotel, BH5 1HR
  • Boscombe Cliff Bowling Club, BH5 2DJ
  • Brewhouse and Kitchen - Southbourne, BH5 2BW
  • Northwick Club, BH5 1AF
  • Sobo:Sommelier, BH5 2HG
  • The Neptune, BH5 1BN
  • El Murrino Beachside Kitchen, BH5 2EZ
  • Harry Ramsden's, BH5 2EZ
  • Bakehouse24 Ltd, BH5 2JA
  • Cafe Riva, BH5 2EL
  • Chef Carlos, BH5 2HL
  • Co-op, BH5 2JB
  • Da Nino, BH5 2HZ
  • Fanelli's Pizza, BH5 2JB
  • Murati’s, BH5 2HQ
  • Reefside Takeaway and Diner, BH5 1BN
  • Rory’s American Diner Delivery aka Winger Winger, BH5 2HQ
  • Cats Whiskers Day Nursery, BH5 1HJ
  • Clifton House, BH5 1HW
  • Fairways Care Home, BH5 1AA
  • Libre Living T/A Ashwell Lodge, BH5 1ND
  • OCS - The Pines, BH5 1DU
  • Wah Hing Bournemouth, BH5 1DH
  • Webster Family Butchers, BH5 2JA
  • Clutterbuck's, BH5 2HH
  • Devon Candies, BH5 1DB
  • MPASTAmu Sicilian Food, BH5 2JW
  • AECC University College, BH5 2BP
  • Bournemouth Collegiate School, BH5 2DY
  • Corpus Christi Catholic Primary School, BH5 2BX
  • Pokesdown Community Primary School, BH5 2AS
  • St Claires After School Club, BH5 2BX
  • The Way Outback Brewery Ltd, BH5 2JA
  • Salvation Army, BH5 2AT
  • Society of Friends, BH5 1AH
  • The Outback Barrel Store, BH5 2JA
  • The Training and Learning Company, BH5 1AH
  • Unity International Catering, BH5 1HJ