BL6 Postcode Area Information

Population
31,314
Avg Annual Income
£43,229
Full Time Employees
30.97%
Average Age
44.27

Chorley, BL6 Postcode Area Overview

The BL6 postcode area is located in the Chorley, Bolton, Lancashire, Bolton postcode town, in the North West, England region.

Electoral Wards

The BL6 postcode area covers Adlington & Anderton, Heaton and Lostock, Horwich North East, Horwich and Blackrod, Westhoughton North and Chew Moor electoral wards.

BL6 Postcode Map

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BL6 Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of BL6 postcode area is 31,314. 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 28,159, followed by Indian, with a total of 731. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (18,259), followed by No religion (10,020).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (7,909), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (4,783).

Economic Status

Most people in the BL6 postcode area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (10,588), while 7,339 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 8,820 adults have Level 4 education, while 4,283 have No qualifications education. The most common occupations in the BL6 area are

  • Professional occupations (3289)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (2269), and
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (2041)

Age

The average age of people living in postcode BL6 is 44 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (8873), Between 45 to 54 (7867), and Between 55 to 64 (7780).

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 BL6 has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (5,930) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (3,649), and Intermediate occupations (3,361).

Postcodes in BL6

There are total 5 postcode sectors present in the BL6 (listed below). The postcode BL6 has a total of 1469 postcodes.

ONS Administrative Info of BL6
NameType
AreaBL6
Ward

Adlington & Anderton

Heaton and Lostock

Horwich North East

Horwich and Blackrod

Westhoughton North and Chew Moor

LTLA22Chorley, Bolton
UTLA22Lancashire, Bolton
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland

Chorley, BL6 Postcode Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Chorley, BL6 Postcode Area Crime rate by Month

1

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

3

Violence and sexual offences

1

Anti-social behaviour

1

Other crime

2

Other theft

1

Vehicle crime

1

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

1

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other crime

1

Shoplifting

2

Vehicle crime

5

Violence and sexual offences

1

Anti-social behaviour

1

Other crime

1

Other theft

2

Public order

1

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

1

Vehicle crime

1

Violence and sexual offences

2

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

1

Criminal damage and arson

2

Public order

1

Vehicle crime

3

Violence and sexual offences

2

Anti-social behaviour

1

Criminal damage and arson

2

Other theft

2

Theft from the person

1

Vehicle crime

1

Violence and sexual offences

1

Anti-social behaviour

1

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

3

Other theft

2

Vehicle crime

1

Violence and sexual offences

2

Anti-social behaviour

1

Drugs

1

Public order

1

Violence and sexual offences

3

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

1

Criminal damage and arson

2

Other theft

6

Violence and sexual offences

2

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other theft

3

Vehicle crime

3

Violence and sexual offences

1

Anti-social behaviour

1

Criminal damage and arson

3

Other theft

1

Robbery

2

Shoplifting

1

Vehicle crime

2

Violence and sexual offences

3

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Other theft

2

Shoplifting

2

Violence and sexual offences

1

Anti-social behaviour

1

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other crime

1

Other theft

1

Public order

1

Vehicle crime

2

Violence and sexual offences

2

Anti-social behaviour

1

Other theft

4

Vehicle crime

1

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

1

Other theft

Sold House Prices in BL6 postcode area over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices in BL6 postcode area by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£300,000.00£300,000.00 - £300,000.001
Flat£125,000.00£125,000.00 - £125,000.001
Terraced£110,000.00£110,000.00 - £110,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£60,000.00£60,000.00 - £60,000.001
Other£250,000.00£250,000.00 - £250,000.001
Semi-Detached£215,000.00£145,000.00 - £280,000.004
Terraced£140,250.00£112,500.00 - £168,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£488,125.00£310,000.00 - £600,000.005
Flat£135,000.00£135,000.00 - £135,000.001
Other£180,000.00£180,000.00 - £180,000.002
Semi-Detached£225,619.05£110,000.00 - £285,000.0010
Terraced£128,750.00£95,000.00 - £160,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£346,666.67£245,000.00 - £430,000.003
Flat£75,000.00£75,000.00 - £75,000.001
Other£509,500.00£2,250.00 - £1,141,500.005
Semi-Detached£176,406.00£115,000.00 - £233,000.0010
Terraced£110,436.88£56,000.00 - £195,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£335,833.33£200,000.00 - £700,000.006
Flat£172,790.00£94,000.00 - £210,000.005
Other£640.00£640.00 - £640.001
Semi-Detached£187,125.00£93,500.00 - £220,000.0011
Terraced£149,623.56£99,000.00 - £240,000.0015
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£162,226.50£75,953.00 - £287,000.003
Terraced£131,000.00£131,000.00 - £131,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£368,354.17£185,000.00 - £600,000.009
Flat£123,000.00£123,000.00 - £123,000.001
Semi-Detached£203,500.00£140,000.00 - £267,000.002
Terraced£186,000.00£130,000.00 - £244,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£328,000.00£310,000.00 - £350,000.004
Flat£127,000.00£125,000.00 - £129,000.002
Other£250,000.00£250,000.00 - £250,000.001
Semi-Detached£200,000.00£168,000.00 - £375,000.007
Terraced£231,138.89£110,000.00 - £312,500.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£452,500.00£295,000.00 - £610,000.002
Flat£108,166.67£73,000.00 - £127,500.003
Other£177,500.00£177,500.00 - £177,500.001
Semi-Detached£255,275.00£166,700.00 - £500,000.008
Terraced£153,047.62£97,500.00 - £215,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£559,562.50£266,500.00 - £760,000.005
Flat£133,333.33£75,000.00 - £210,000.003
Other£38,690.00£38,690.00 - £38,690.001
Semi-Detached£203,350.00£115,000.00 - £277,500.006
Terraced£173,475.00£118,000.00 - £250,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£569,583.08£249,999.00 - £1,600,000.005
Flat£135,000.00£135,000.00 - £135,000.001
Other£900.00£900.00 - £900.001
Semi-Detached£192,187.50£130,000.00 - £320,000.005
Terraced£203,010.71£137,650.00 - £237,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£670,833.33£255,000.00 - £870,000.008
Flat£132,250.00£116,500.00 - £148,000.004
Other£8,000,000.00£8,000,000.00 - £8,000,000.001
Semi-Detached£208,107.14£105,000.00 - £330,000.0017
Terraced£154,858.33£82,500.00 - £260,000.0027
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£282,500.00£245,000.00 - £320,000.002
Flat£131,000.00£122,000.00 - £140,000.002
Other£1,350,000.00£1,350,000.00 - £1,350,000.001
Semi-Detached£250,880.00£167,000.00 - £320,000.007
Terraced£165,862.19£94,795.00 - £237,000.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£770,000.00£700,000.00 - £840,000.002
Flat£108,000.00£108,000.00 - £108,000.001
Other£230,000.00£215,000.00 - £245,000.003
Semi-Detached£232,500.00£232,500.00 - £232,500.001
Terraced£256,000.00£170,000.00 - £420,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£473,725.00£236,000.00 - £850,000.009
Flat£80,000.00£80,000.00 - £80,000.001
Semi-Detached£196,666.67£175,000.00 - £220,000.003
Terraced£162,348.33£66,500.00 - £250,000.0021
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£319,100.00£216,000.00 - £450,000.006
Flat£123,600.00£112,500.00 - £142,500.005
Other£240,000.00£235,000.00 - £245,000.002
Semi-Detached£274,321.43£130,000.00 - £625,000.0012
Terraced£167,204.55£68,000.00 - £222,000.0018
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£429,726.19£272,000.00 - £760,000.0013
Flat£124,250.00£83,000.00 - £172,000.006
Other£390,000.00£330,000.00 - £450,000.002
Semi-Detached£266,703.57£128,000.00 - £599,000.0012
Terraced£151,625.00£80,000.00 - £230,000.0024
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£424,116.67£120,000.00 - £1,500,000.0011
Flat£105,166.67£83,000.00 - £132,500.006
Other£315,562.50£1,125.00 - £630,000.002
Semi-Detached£226,452.38£110,000.00 - £398,000.0010
Terraced£142,574.87£65,000.00 - £212,500.0022
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£723,642.86£261,000.00 - £1,020,000.0015
Flat£110,900.00£71,500.00 - £140,000.005
Semi-Detached£215,100.83£145,000.00 - £320,000.0016
Terraced£148,515.14£76,445.00 - £225,000.0024
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£470,500.00£262,000.00 - £650,000.006
Flat£110,000.00£110,000.00 - £110,000.001
Other£51,666.67£1,000.00 - £153,000.003
Semi-Detached£237,456.25£137,000.00 - £318,500.0013
Terraced£172,913.12£70,000.00 - £310,000.0019
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£391,740.62£186,000.00 - £1,100,000.0013
Flat£109,000.00£82,000.00 - £135,000.003
Semi-Detached£207,625.00£155,500.00 - £320,000.0011
Terraced£156,362.50£98,000.00 - £310,000.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£320,631.25£230,000.00 - £405,000.009
Flat£192,857.42£105,000.00 - £247,500.007
Other£383,000.00£4,000.00 - £762,000.002
Semi-Detached£201,340.00£80,000.00 - £265,000.0014
Terraced£173,163.19£100,000.00 - £285,000.0017
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£421,713.17£250,500.00 - £750,000.0019
Flat£156,000.00£79,000.00 - £380,000.007
Other£205,500.00£121,000.00 - £290,000.002
Semi-Detached£207,512.22£150,000.00 - £238,000.0019
Terraced£144,071.43£95,000.00 - £235,000.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£436,735.90£272,995.00 - £1,200,000.0020
Flat£96,250.00£92,500.00 - £100,000.002
Other£141,500.00£133,000.00 - £150,000.002
Semi-Detached£260,838.33£171,100.00 - £650,000.009
Terraced£152,190.81£87,000.00 - £515,000.0030
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£411,250.00£360,000.00 - £570,000.005
Flat£95,000.00£95,000.00 - £95,000.001
Other£140,000.00£140,000.00 - £140,000.001
Semi-Detached£221,470.56£166,000.00 - £260,000.008
Terraced£152,472.22£107,500.00 - £410,000.0024
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£419,442.78£250,000.00 - £830,000.009
Flat£165,062.50£45,500.00 - £216,000.005
Other£648,733.33£1,200.00 - £1,750,000.003
Semi-Detached£176,327.62£90,000.00 - £225,000.0011
Terraced£156,854.17£89,000.00 - £255,000.0018
Schools in the BL6 Postcode Area

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Lostock Primary SchoolPrimary, Good208 4-11BL64PS
Blackrod Primary SchoolPrimary, Outstanding304 4-11BL65SY
Claypool Primary SchoolPrimary, Good241 4-11BL66LN
Blackrod Anglican/Methodist Primary SchoolPrimary, Good252 3-11BL65DE
Horwich Parish CofE Primary SchoolPrimary, Good351 4-11BL66AA
St Mary's RC Primary SchoolPrimary, Good215 5-11BL66EP
St Joseph's RC High SchoolSecondary, Requires improvement1005 11-16BL66HW
Rivington Foundation Primary SchoolPrimary, Good114 3-11BL67SE
Lever Park SchoolSpecial, Good85 11-16BL66DE
Rivington and Blackrod High SchoolSecondary, Requires improvement1574 11-18BL67RU
St Catherine's CofE Primary SchoolPrimary, Good233 3-11BL65SJ
Beacon Primary SchoolPrimary, Inadequate189 2-11BL67AL
Chorley New Road Primary AcademyPrimary, Good310 3-11BL66EW
Amenities in the BL6 Postcode Area
  • Nummy Naturals, BL6
  • Greenhalghs, BL6 7AX
  • Greenhalgh's, BL6 5AG
  • Greenhalgh's, BL6 6JZ
  • Greggs, BL6 6JA
  • Bolton Whites Hotel, BL6 6SF
  • JR's Ale House, BL6 5QW
  • Mercure Bolton Georgian House, BL6 5RU
  • Premier Inn, BL6 6LB
  • The duke of wellington, BL6 4HA
  • Bank Top Brewery Ale House, BL6 6AD
  • Beeley's Bar, BL6 7QH
  • Blackrod Conservative Club, BL6 5EQ
  • Blackrod Cricket Club, BL6 5AA
  • Cafe in the Fields, BL6 6QN
  • Carrs Pasties Ltd, BL6 6JA
  • CSG Foods, BL6 4SD
  • The tearoom @ Poppywood, BL6 6SJ
  • Abacus, BL6 6JA
  • Abi D Bakes, BL6
  • Emma's Special Cakes, BL6
  • Pauline Davies, BL6
  • Rivington Chocolates, BL6
  • Judith Rudd, BL6
  • Big Bites, BL6
  • Brew Crew, BL6
  • Smokehound BBQ, BL6
  • Witchy Catering, BL6
  • Greenhalgh's Craft Bakery Ltd PE71 TPX, BL6
  • Spar (Rivington North), BL6 5UZ
  • Aldi, BL6 5QH
  • Asda, BL6 6JA
  • Co-op, BL6 6JZ
  • Co-op, BL6 7PA
  • 201 Sandwich Shop, BL6 7JD
  • A1 Chip Stop, BL6 5NY
  • Alifs, BL6 5AQ
  • Amore Desserts, BL6 7AA
  • Burger King (Rivington North), BL6 5UZ
  • Horwich Honey, BL6 6NA
  • Hazelbrook Nursing Home, BL6 7AW
  • Gilsbrook House, BL6 7SA
  • Beechville Care Home, BL6 4AG
  • Blackrod House, BL6 5JS
  • Croft House Nursery, BL6 7BT
  • Blackedge Brewing Company, BL6 7JG
  • HB Clark, BL6 4TW
  • S&P Phillips & Sons, BL6 5AQ
  • The Bolton Gin Company Limited, BL6 7JH
  • Cumberland School, BL6 7RX
  • Blackrod Church Primary School, BL6 5DE
  • Blackrod County Primary School, BL6 5SY
  • Chorley New Road CP School, BL6 6EW
  • Claypool C.P. School, BL6 6LN