BL4 Postcode Area Information

Population
35,290
Avg Annual Income
£33,560
Full Time Employees
26.37%
Average Age
38.07

Bolton, BL4 Postcode Area Overview

The BL4 postcode area is located in the Bolton, Bolton postcode town, in the North West, England region.

The BL4 postcode corresponds to the Farnsworth area in the Metropolitan Borough of Bolton, part of Greater Manchester, England. It extends towards Kearsley in the east and lies on the border of Bolton and Salford. The area is characterized by a mix of urban and green spaces. The South Pennine moorland and West Pennine Moors surround the area, offering beautiful landscapes and tranquil settings.

Various amenities are in BL4, including an array of retail outlets, dining restaurants, pubs, and leisure facilities. Well-known supermarket chains like Sainsbury's and Asda feature prominently, along with numerous independent stores providing everyday essentials. There are educational institutions across all age ranges, including Farnsworth Primary School, St. Peter's C of E Primary School, and Kearsley Academy.

Regarding health facilities, the Farnsworth area is served by the Royal Bolton Hospital and numerous clinics and medical centers. The town also provides various recreational resources with Moses Gate Country Park and Queens Park providing verdant spaces for outdoor activities.

The BL4 is well-linked to the broader region for transportation. The M60 and M61 motorways are accessible for road journeys, and the area benefits from regular bus services. Rail connections are supported by Farnsworth and Kearsley railway stations that provide regular services to and from Manchester, Bolton, and beyond. Meanwhile, Manchester Airport is about 30 minutes away, ensuring easy international connections. Overall, the BL4 is an all-rounded area with a comprehensive set of amenities and excellent transport links.

A Major part of this postcode area has a young, diverse community with many residents born in Africa, facing some challenges.

Residents:

  • Mostly young adults, many born in Africa.
  • Fewer married couples and families with children compared to similar areas.
  • Diverse mix of ethnicities, with Black and mixed backgrounds well-represented.
  • English may not be everyone's main language.

Housing:

  • Mainly overcrowded flats rented from the government (social housing).

Lifestyle:

  • Many residents work in basic jobs (elementary occupations).
  • Few residents have college degrees.
  • Not many households have multiple cars.

Overall: a big area of BL4 postcode district represents a vibrant and diverse community with a young population. However, many residents face challenges like overcrowded housing, limited English fluency, and basic job opportunities. 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 BL4 postcode area covers Farnworth, Harper Green, Kearsley electoral wards.

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BL4 Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of BL4 postcode area is 35,290. 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 27,362, followed by Pakistani, with a total of 2,883. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (17,642), followed by No religion (11,513).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (5,932), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (5,294).

Economic Status

Most people in the BL4 postcode area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (9,863), while 5,364 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 7,914 adults have Does not apply education, while 4,435 have Level 3 education. The most common occupations in the BL4 area are

  • Elementary occupations (2187)
  • Skilled trades occupations (1850), and
  • Caring, leisure and other service occupations (1820)

Age

The average age of people living in postcode BL4 is 38 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (9535), Between 25 to 34 (6208), and Between 35 to 44 (5694).

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 BL4 has Routine occupations (5,065) followed by Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (3,835), and Semi-routine occupations (3,788).

Postcodes in BL4

There are total 5 postcode sectors present in the BL4 (listed below). The postcode BL4 has a total of 1013 postcodes.

ONS Administrative Info of BL4
NameType
AreaBL4
Ward

Farnworth

Harper Green

Kearsley

LTLA22Bolton
UTLA22Bolton
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland

Bolton, BL4 Postcode Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Bolton, BL4 Postcode Area Crime rate by Month

1

Violence and sexual offences

1

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other crime

1

Other crime

2

Violence and sexual offences

2

Violence and sexual offences

1

Violence and sexual offences

1

Violence and sexual offences

Sold House Prices in BL4 postcode area over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices in BL4 postcode area by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Terraced£190,000.00£190,000.00 - £190,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£270,000.00£270,000.00 - £270,000.001
Flat£77,166.67£51,500.00 - £105,000.003
Other£38,000.00£38,000.00 - £38,000.001
Semi-Detached£158,375.00£93,000.00 - £225,000.006
Terraced£148,916.67£91,000.00 - £260,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£248,000.00£248,000.00 - £248,000.001
Flat£105,000.00£105,000.00 - £105,000.001
Semi-Detached£188,916.67£134,000.00 - £300,000.0012
Terraced£99,625.00£78,500.00 - £125,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£215,000.00£215,000.00 - £215,000.001
Other£72,000.00£72,000.00 - £72,000.001
Semi-Detached£162,578.21£110,000.00 - £249,995.009
Terraced£145,833.33£85,000.00 - £215,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£227,000.00£227,000.00 - £227,000.002
Flat£135,000.00£135,000.00 - £135,000.001
Semi-Detached£181,635.29£101,000.00 - £253,000.0022
Terraced£150,651.46£71,000.00 - £190,000.0018
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£245,000.00£245,000.00 - £245,000.001
Terraced£130,750.00£80,000.00 - £154,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£308,000.00£308,000.00 - £308,000.001
Flat£73,000.00£73,000.00 - £73,000.001
Other£820,000.00£820,000.00 - £820,000.001
Semi-Detached£189,252.38£110,000.00 - £272,000.0013
Terraced£129,650.00£85,000.00 - £167,500.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£160,000.00£160,000.00 - £160,000.001
Flat£102,000.00£102,000.00 - £102,000.001
Other£170,000.00£170,000.00 - £170,000.001
Semi-Detached£155,416.67£70,000.00 - £225,000.007
Terraced£156,049.12£75,000.00 - £290,000.0014
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£104,665.00£77,000.00 - £127,000.003
Semi-Detached£188,906.25£127,500.00 - £375,000.0011
Terraced£141,082.92£70,500.00 - £220,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£92,000.00£92,000.00 - £92,000.001
Other£115,000.00£115,000.00 - £115,000.001
Semi-Detached£179,200.00£110,000.00 - £260,000.009
Terraced£105,437.50£73,000.00 - £165,000.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£257,500.00£210,000.00 - £305,000.002
Semi-Detached£190,325.00£139,950.00 - £247,000.006
Terraced£115,812.50£60,000.00 - £173,000.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£216,750.00£162,500.00 - £271,000.003
Flat£105,800.00£86,000.00 - £135,000.005
Other£168,500.00£112,000.00 - £225,000.002
Semi-Detached£173,936.79£90,000.00 - £299,995.0015
Terraced£123,388.89£36,000.00 - £202,000.0017
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£210,000.00£210,000.00 - £210,000.001
Semi-Detached£225,500.00£175,000.00 - £265,000.006
Terraced£124,918.75£55,000.00 - £170,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£100,000.00£100,000.00 - £100,000.001
Semi-Detached£170,666.00£170,666.00 - £170,666.001
Terraced£124,950.00£124,950.00 - £124,950.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£342,500.00£235,000.00 - £450,000.002
Flat£96,650.00£80,000.00 - £110,000.003
Other£1,768,565.00£1,768,565.00 - £1,768,565.001
Semi-Detached£188,980.28£120,000.00 - £347,500.0018
Terraced£195,066.67£80,000.00 - £270,000.0016
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£358,497.50£326,995.00 - £390,000.002
Flat£108,000.00£86,000.00 - £130,000.002
Other£75,000.00£60,000.00 - £90,000.002
Semi-Detached£184,404.12£100,000.00 - £300,000.0017
Terraced£151,686.88£80,000.00 - £210,000.0020
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£266,333.33£178,000.00 - £350,000.003
Flat£130,000.00£105,000.00 - £155,000.002
Other£391,000.00£391,000.00 - £391,000.001
Semi-Detached£199,133.06£94,500.00 - £280,000.0015
Terraced£159,770.54£93,500.00 - £240,000.0018
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£245,250.00£227,500.00 - £263,000.002
Flat£83,500.00£80,000.00 - £87,000.002
Other£220,000.00£220,000.00 - £220,000.001
Semi-Detached£188,166.07£108,700.00 - £270,000.0015
Terraced£150,041.63£82,000.00 - £260,250.0020
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£347,000.00£347,000.00 - £347,000.001
Flat£83,750.00£72,500.00 - £95,000.002
Other£107,145.83£2,000.00 - £433,750.007
Semi-Detached£170,722.14£110,000.00 - £260,000.0015
Terraced£149,668.45£97,500.00 - £400,000.0020
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£310,000.00£215,000.00 - £405,000.002
Flat£115,000.00£85,000.00 - £180,000.004
Other£945,000.00£300,000.00 - £1,590,000.002
Semi-Detached£166,738.05£95,000.00 - £245,000.0019
Terraced£125,929.69£48,000.00 - £220,000.0021
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£250,000.00£180,000.00 - £320,000.002
Flat£88,000.00£88,000.00 - £88,000.001
Other£565,000.00£565,000.00 - £565,000.001
Semi-Detached£172,666.67£65,000.00 - £230,000.0013
Terraced£151,450.00£95,000.00 - £245,000.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Other£689,750.00£39,000.00 - £1,260,000.004
Semi-Detached£155,702.23£75,000.00 - £245,000.0016
Terraced£116,499.40£65,000.00 - £240,000.0017
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£395,000.00£395,000.00 - £395,000.001
Other£220,300.00£104,000.00 - £336,600.002
Semi-Detached£157,312.33£115,000.00 - £205,000.0011
Terraced£116,039.29£60,000.00 - £250,000.0017
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£223,666.67£147,000.00 - £300,000.004
Flat£75,500.00£75,500.00 - £75,500.001
Other£195,500.00£140,000.00 - £267,000.003
Semi-Detached£185,085.53£105,000.00 - £240,000.0023
Terraced£122,018.42£70,000.00 - £205,000.0023
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£241,750.00£162,000.00 - £325,000.004
Flat£95,000.00£95,000.00 - £95,000.001
Other£387,500.00£180,000.00 - £550,000.003
Semi-Detached£174,795.45£130,000.00 - £310,000.0015
Terraced£119,098.33£70,000.00 - £175,000.0016
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£240,000.00£230,000.00 - £250,000.002
Flat£74,125.00£47,000.00 - £99,000.004
Other£1,433,789.00£1,433,789.00 - £1,433,789.001
Semi-Detached£173,733.33£115,000.00 - £235,000.0011
Terraced£114,169.23£59,000.00 - £170,000.0018
Schools in the BL4 Postcode Area

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Grosvenor Nursery School and Day Care CentreNursery, Outstanding107 2-4BL48AR
The Orchards Nursery SchoolNursery, Good103 2-4BL40RA
Highfield Primary SchoolPrimary, Good416 4-11BL40AP
Kearsley West Primary SchoolPrimary, Good233 3-11BL49BZ
Cherry Tree Primary SchoolPrimary, Good397 4-11BL40NS
Spindle Point Primary SchoolPrimary, Good227 3-11BL48SE
All Saints CofE Primary SchoolPrimary, Good245 2-11BL47PY
St Peter's CofE Primary SchoolPrimary, Outstanding417 4-11BL49JT
St Stephen's CofE Primary SchoolPrimary, Good204 4-11BL48PB
St John CofE Primary School, KearsleyPrimary, Good173 5-11BL48AP
Our Lady of Lourdes RC Primary SchoolPrimary, Good233 3-11BL40BP
Mount St JosephSecondary, Good904 11-16BL40HU
Green Fold SchoolSpecial, Outstanding148 2-11BL40NS
Queensbridge Primary SchoolPrimary, Good247 3-11BL47BL
Kearsley AcademySecondary, Good692 11-16BL48HY
The Ferns Primary AcademyPrimary, Good454 3-11BL40DA
St James CofE Primary School, FarnworthPrimary, Good354 2-11BL49QB
Harper Green SchoolSecondary, Good1259 11-16BL40DH
St James's Church of England High SchoolSecondary, Good1057 11-16BL49RU
St Gregory's RC Primary School, A Voluntary AcademyPrimary, Inadequate183 4-11BL48AJ
Amenities in the BL4 Postcode Area
  • Greenhalghs, BL4 9DS
  • Home of Bargainz, BL4 7PD
  • Shri Ambika, BL4 0BR
  • Shri Jalaram Store, BL4 OBX
  • Shri Ram Stores, BL4 7DN
  • Bridgewater Hotel, BL4 9PF
  • Coopers Taverns (The Moss Rose), BL4 8QG
  • D'Havilland, BL4 7EQ
  • Farnworth and Kearsley events, BL4 9BD
  • Farnworth Cricket & Bowling Club, BL4 0EA
  • Taylor's Treats, BL4 9BB
  • The Farm Cafe, BL4 8RU
  • Abby's Cafe, BL4 9PR
  • AK Grill & Curries, BL4 7LE
  • Alison Bluer, BL4 9HE
  • Antonio's (M712 GAG), BL4
  • AY07LHA Mr Softy, BL4
  • Delysias Dream - W102 TBD, BL4
  • Dimigee - VFZ 1286, BL4
  • Fredrick's N907 XDB, BL4
  • Banana Rock Cafe - YJ13 MXL, BL4 7QN
  • Apollos pizza &chicken, BL4 7NS
  • American Fried Chicken, BL4 7NS
  • Arizona Grill, BL4 0BZ
  • The Chai Cabin, BL4 7BA
  • The Bungalow Residential Home, BL4 0AB
  • Broadoaks Nursery, BL4 7JN
  • Cherry Tree Kids Club, BL4 0NS
  • Farnworth Care Home, BL4 8AG
  • Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, BL4 0JR
  • Blazing Limited, BL4 7EY
  • Damascus Shawarma, BL4 9AE
  • S&PB Retail Ltd, BL4 7EY
  • Cakes by Steph, BL4
  • Age Concern, BL4 7AG
  • Rose's Little Bakery, BL4
  • Asda, BL4 9DT
  • Co-op, BL4 0NX
  • Lidl, BL4 9HF
  • Tesco, BL4 9LS
  • Tesco Express, BL4 8PZ
  • All Saints C of E School, BL4 7PY
  • Green Fold School, BL4 0RA
  • Harper Green Secondary School, BL4 0DH
  • Highfield C.P School, BL4 0AP
  • Kearsley Academy, BL4 8HY