BN21 Postcode Area Information

Population
26,472
Avg Annual Income
£37,643
Full Time Employees
24.75%
Average Age
46.40

Eastbourne, BN21 Postcode Area Overview

The BN21 postcode area is located in the Eastbourne, East Sussex postcode town, in the South East, England region.

Nestled in East Sussex, the BN21 postcode area, also known as the Eastbourne district, is located in the South East region of England. The BN21 postcode covers some popular neighborhoods like Upperton, Old Town, and Meads, offering a blend of urban living and suburban serenity. A few minutes from the beautiful Eastbourne Beach, the area has an ideal location with a rich cultural heritage.

This postcode area presents a wealth of amenities that enhance the living standard of its residents. Divulging into the specifics, BN21 boasts a range of shopping conveniences such as Arndale Centre with popular chain stores. There are leisure activities provided by the Sovereign Harbour, a cinema and the Congress Theatre. Additionally, the excellent array of dining options adds to the convenience of people living in and visiting the area.

The geographic layout of the BN21 postcode area is quite diverse, ranging from coastlines to charming residential streets, offering stunning views of the South Downs National Park. The area preserves period architecture mingled with modern development reflecting a harmonized and developed community.

BN21 is well-served in terms of transportation. Eastbourne Railway Station, situated in this postcode area, connects to Brighton, London, and several other cities, providing easy commutation. There are also frequent local bus services for internal transport around the town. Furthermore, for external connectivity, Gatwick Airport is just 1 hour and 30 minutes drive away.

In summary, BN21 area in England is a vibrant and welcoming community endowed with a variety of amenities, suitable transportation, and a wonderful geographic landscape.

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 BN21 postcode area covers Devonshire, Meads, Old Town, Ratton, Upperton electoral wards.

BN21 Postcode Map

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BN21 Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of BN21 postcode area is 26,472. 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 19,529, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 3,039. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (12,033), followed by No religion (10,721).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (7,195), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (5,974).

Economic Status

Most people in the BN21 postcode area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (8,398), while 8,304 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 8,231 adults have Level 4 education, while 3,601 have Level 3 education. The most common occupations in the BN21 area are

  • Professional occupations (2589)
  • Caring, leisure and other service occupations (1642), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (1456)

Age

The average age of people living in postcode BN21 is 46 years old. The top three age distributions are: Between 75 to 100 (7675), Below 14 (7564), and Between 55 to 64 (7153).

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 BN21 has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (5,211) followed by Semi-routine occupations (2,871), and Intermediate occupations (2,689).

Postcodes in BN21

There are total 5 postcode sectors present in the BN21 (listed below). The postcode BN21 has a total of 1771 postcodes.

ONS Administrative Info of BN21
NameType
AreaBN21
Ward

Devonshire

Meads

Old Town

Ratton

Upperton

LTLA22Eastbourne
UTLA22East Sussex
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland

Eastbourne, BN21 Postcode Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Eastbourne, BN21 Postcode Area Crime rate by Month

51

Anti-social behaviour

4

Bicycle theft

13

Burglary

53

Criminal damage and arson

13

Drugs

7

Other crime

24

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

25

Public order

1

Robbery

58

Shoplifting

5

Theft from the person

6

Vehicle crime

130

Violence and sexual offences

51

Anti-social behaviour

5

Bicycle theft

27

Burglary

32

Criminal damage and arson

12

Drugs

7

Other crime

26

Other theft

6

Possession of weapons

43

Public order

5

Robbery

86

Shoplifting

8

Theft from the person

17

Vehicle crime

143

Violence and sexual offences

55

Anti-social behaviour

6

Bicycle theft

8

Burglary

33

Criminal damage and arson

14

Drugs

4

Other crime

38

Other theft

7

Possession of weapons

23

Public order

8

Robbery

125

Shoplifting

9

Theft from the person

18

Vehicle crime

167

Violence and sexual offences

56

Anti-social behaviour

3

Bicycle theft

13

Burglary

40

Criminal damage and arson

16

Drugs

5

Other crime

32

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

41

Public order

1

Robbery

115

Shoplifting

5

Theft from the person

16

Vehicle crime

143

Violence and sexual offences

62

Anti-social behaviour

7

Bicycle theft

17

Burglary

34

Criminal damage and arson

27

Drugs

7

Other crime

34

Other theft

11

Possession of weapons

44

Public order

5

Robbery

119

Shoplifting

5

Theft from the person

5

Vehicle crime

148

Violence and sexual offences

85

Anti-social behaviour

9

Bicycle theft

7

Burglary

27

Criminal damage and arson

14

Drugs

5

Other crime

39

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

36

Public order

4

Robbery

157

Shoplifting

4

Theft from the person

9

Vehicle crime

189

Violence and sexual offences

75

Anti-social behaviour

6

Bicycle theft

8

Burglary

33

Criminal damage and arson

15

Drugs

5

Other crime

32

Other theft

8

Possession of weapons

41

Public order

9

Robbery

148

Shoplifting

9

Theft from the person

11

Vehicle crime

160

Violence and sexual offences

70

Anti-social behaviour

6

Bicycle theft

24

Burglary

44

Criminal damage and arson

11

Drugs

5

Other crime

40

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

55

Public order

6

Robbery

245

Shoplifting

9

Theft from the person

18

Vehicle crime

170

Violence and sexual offences

63

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

10

Burglary

26

Criminal damage and arson

11

Drugs

3

Other crime

21

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

37

Public order

2

Robbery

139

Shoplifting

4

Theft from the person

7

Vehicle crime

155

Violence and sexual offences

87

Anti-social behaviour

7

Bicycle theft

16

Burglary

36

Criminal damage and arson

16

Drugs

4

Other crime

29

Other theft

10

Possession of weapons

47

Public order

4

Robbery

153

Shoplifting

5

Theft from the person

17

Vehicle crime

180

Violence and sexual offences

2

Bicycle theft

1

Public order

1

Shoplifting

1

Vehicle crime

6

Violence and sexual offences

2

Bicycle theft

1

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

2

Public order

2

Shoplifting

3

Violence and sexual offences

48

Anti-social behaviour

3

Bicycle theft

15

Burglary

28

Criminal damage and arson

11

Drugs

3

Other crime

20

Other theft

7

Possession of weapons

48

Public order

6

Robbery

17

Shoplifting

4

Theft from the person

9

Vehicle crime

143

Violence and sexual offences

58

Anti-social behaviour

8

Bicycle theft

12

Burglary

34

Criminal damage and arson

7

Drugs

8

Other crime

37

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

50

Public order

8

Robbery

33

Shoplifting

8

Theft from the person

11

Vehicle crime

138

Violence and sexual offences

46

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

12

Burglary

32

Criminal damage and arson

10

Drugs

5

Other crime

44

Other theft

6

Possession of weapons

43

Public order

2

Robbery

34

Shoplifting

6

Theft from the person

22

Vehicle crime

151

Violence and sexual offences

Sold House Prices in BN21 postcode area over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices in BN21 postcode area by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£221,535.71£75,000.00 - £450,000.0014
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£231,081.82£62,500.00 - £443,000.0011
Terraced£303,333.33£280,000.00 - £320,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£403,333.33£370,000.00 - £440,000.003
Flat£264,096.15£109,000.00 - £645,000.0026
Other£1,657,900.00£435,600.00 - £2,875,000.004
Semi-Detached£380,000.00£380,000.00 - £380,000.002
Terraced£461,000.00£300,000.00 - £620,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£463,316.67£390,000.00 - £500,000.003
Flat£271,672.73£75,000.00 - £750,000.0034
Other£435,000.00£340,000.00 - £625,000.003
Semi-Detached£452,500.00£305,000.00 - £600,000.002
Terraced£374,352.80£212,528.00 - £746,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£654,346.67£380,000.00 - £1,000,000.0015
Flat£230,500.48£66,000.00 - £1,200,000.0052
Other£245,666.67£22,000.00 - £1,090,000.006
Semi-Detached£493,125.00£302,500.00 - £885,000.004
Terraced£411,597.50£310,000.00 - £1,000,000.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£236,562.50£71,000.00 - £410,000.008
Terraced£426,250.00£302,500.00 - £550,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£706,666.67£485,000.00 - £850,000.003
Flat£219,923.53£90,000.00 - £623,700.0017
Semi-Detached£460,000.00£460,000.00 - £460,000.001
Terraced£350,000.00£350,000.00 - £350,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£469,158.33£240,000.00 - £630,000.006
Flat£252,687.50£78,000.00 - £675,000.0024
Semi-Detached£571,250.00£455,000.00 - £680,000.004
Terraced£439,461.54£210,000.00 - £720,000.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£496,333.33£324,000.00 - £675,000.003
Flat£230,535.71£115,000.00 - £508,000.0028
Other£482,500.00£482,500.00 - £482,500.001
Terraced£516,142.86£235,000.00 - £900,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£517,400.00£285,000.00 - £800,000.005
Flat£296,485.29£74,000.00 - £1,113,800.0017
Other£577,864.50£332,500.00 - £830,000.004
Semi-Detached£465,000.00£465,000.00 - £465,000.001
Terraced£386,803.57£129,000.00 - £632,500.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£496,750.00£312,000.00 - £825,000.004
Flat£227,287.18£64,000.00 - £575,000.0039
Other£414,583.33£120,000.00 - £950,000.008
Semi-Detached£245,000.00£245,000.00 - £245,000.002
Terraced£601,272.73£195,000.00 - £1,060,000.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£495,500.00£365,000.00 - £665,000.0011
Flat£219,773.52£68,000.00 - £665,000.0063
Other£460,142.86£21,000.00 - £1,420,000.008
Semi-Detached£350,000.00£350,000.00 - £350,000.002
Terraced£560,538.46£300,000.00 - £960,000.0026
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£400,000.00£220,000.00 - £580,000.002
Flat£198,423.44£89,500.00 - £410,000.0025
Other£1,366,666.67£770,000.00 - £2,500,000.003
Terraced£726,562.50£300,000.00 - £2,900,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£236,666.67£200,000.00 - £295,000.003
Other£1,720,000.00£440,000.00 - £3,000,000.002
Semi-Detached£435,000.00£435,000.00 - £435,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£864,062.50£652,500.00 - £1,100,000.005
Flat£276,974.57£113,500.00 - £983,000.0031
Other£190,000.00£190,000.00 - £190,000.001
Semi-Detached£438,500.00£237,500.00 - £580,000.005
Terraced£460,426.67£140,000.00 - £1,275,000.0015
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£608,750.00£270,000.00 - £935,000.004
Flat£642,465.62£85,000.00 - £1,650,000.0050
Other£353,333.33£300,000.00 - £425,000.003
Semi-Detached£780,000.00£385,000.00 - £1,175,000.002
Terraced£441,050.00£150,000.00 - £935,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£481,666.67£420,000.00 - £600,000.003
Flat£254,807.61£80,000.00 - £680,000.0047
Other£326,250.00£30,000.00 - £695,000.003
Semi-Detached£618,250.00£360,000.00 - £1,200,000.004
Terraced£484,678.57£335,000.00 - £1,180,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£477,666.67£338,000.00 - £685,000.006
Flat£472,435.80£83,000.00 - £780,000.0056
Other£403,250.00£210,000.00 - £850,000.005
Semi-Detached£551,675.00£220,000.00 - £1,220,000.006
Terraced£283,125.00£150,000.00 - £590,000.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£663,750.00£425,000.00 - £950,000.008
Flat£232,229.25£90,000.00 - £710,000.0054
Other£528,300.00£100,000.00 - £1,115,000.005
Semi-Detached£185,000.00£185,000.00 - £185,000.001
Terraced£450,250.00£255,000.00 - £847,500.0014
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£651,722.22£365,500.00 - £1,350,000.009
Flat£292,272.50£83,000.00 - £850,000.0040
Other£278,000.00£9,000.00 - £475,000.007
Semi-Detached£429,916.67£282,000.00 - £650,000.006
Terraced£498,916.67£235,000.00 - £1,525,000.0018
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£543,556.25£325,000.00 - £750,000.008
Flat£339,788.00£68,350.00 - £945,000.0053
Other£695,400.00£293,300.00 - £1,375,000.003
Semi-Detached£565,000.00£320,000.00 - £1,225,000.004
Terraced£591,604.17£249,950.00 - £1,150,000.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£537,500.00£425,000.00 - £650,000.002
Flat£285,453.44£95,000.00 - £970,000.0059
Other£640,446.36£2,000.00 - £2,350,000.009
Terraced£438,696.84£230,000.00 - £860,000.0019
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£439,375.00£300,000.00 - £765,000.005
Flat£413,481.83£72,000.00 - £750,000.0062
Other£170,625.00£12,500.00 - £490,000.003
Semi-Detached£432,333.33£305,000.00 - £520,000.003
Terraced£594,846.15£220,000.00 - £2,150,000.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£547,571.43£423,000.00 - £690,000.007
Flat£451,981.25£65,000.00 - £950,000.0051
Other£331,375.00£25,000.00 - £1,100,000.009
Semi-Detached£455,714.29£185,000.00 - £770,000.007
Terraced£446,222.22£230,000.00 - £841,000.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£878,750.00£525,000.00 - £1,600,000.004
Flat£256,559.18£85,000.00 - £600,000.0049
Other£435,500.00£7,000.00 - £1,200,000.004
Semi-Detached£410,810.00£377,000.00 - £457,050.005
Terraced£461,350.57£270,000.00 - £1,200,000.0015
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£499,888.89£260,000.00 - £802,000.009
Flat£189,973.69£75,000.00 - £622,500.0044
Other£837,125.00£10,000.00 - £5,000,000.005
Semi-Detached£608,000.00£608,000.00 - £608,000.001
Terraced£363,142.86£285,000.00 - £500,000.007
Schools in the BN21 Postcode Area

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Motcombe Infants' SchoolPrimary, Good265 5-7BN211SN
Ratton SchoolSecondary, Good1187 11-16BN212XR
The Cavendish SchoolSecondary, Good1347 2-16BN211UE
Amenities in the BN21 Postcode Area
  • Premier - Cheers Local Store, BN21 1TH
  • Premier Halal Butcher, BN21 3PB
  • All Decked Out, BN21 3AD
  • Ann's Flowers, BN21 2RB
  • Apex Convenience Store, BN21 1BE
  • 17 Wilmington Square, BN21 4EA
  • Afton Hotel, BN21 3EJ
  • Alexandra Hotel, BN21 4DR
  • Arden Hotel, BN21 4AR
  • Arundel Hotel, BN21 4JR
  • Admiral Casino, BN21 3LX
  • Beerarama, BN21 3JU
  • Bibendum, BN21 4EU
  • Blue Bar Cafe, BN21 3HJ
  • Cameo, BN21 3EU
  • DQ Terrace Cafe & Bar, BN21 4JN
  • Lunch For One & ChatStop, BN21 4UT
  • Pearls Bubble Tea, BN21 3NW
  • Pelican Fish Restaurant, BN21 4DB
  • Fat Moe’s, BN21 3PE
  • Alibaba, BN21 3PP
  • Avenue Snacks, BN21 3YA
  • Best Pizza, BN21 3PF
  • Burger King, BN21 3NJ
  • Clay Oven, BN21 3PL
  • BEER ME BREWERY LIMITED, BN21 3YN
  • Cavendish Bakery, BN21 3RR
  • My Daily Bread, BN21 3XF
  • Windmills Bakery, BN21 2RB
  • Airstream Mobile Catering Unit, BN21 4BY
  • Cadence Cycle Club Eastbourne, BN21 4JJ
  • Admiral Casino, BN21 3PB
  • Bandstand East Kiosk, BN21 3EH
  • Bandstand West Kiosk, BN21 4DH
  • Carpet Gardens Kiosk, BN21 3AD
  • Community Wise Ltd, BN21 1PY
  • Cavendish Pre-School, BN21 1UE
  • Coffee Shop, Tyler House, BN21 2UF
  • Eastbourne College Campus, BN21 4JX
  • Fireflies childcare limited, BN21 1UE
  • King's Bistro & Restaurant, Sussex Downs College, Kings Building, BN21 2UH
  • Co-op, BN21 1SD
  • Iceland, BN21 3QA
  • Marks & Spencer, BN21 3NR
  • Sainsbury's, BN21 3NW
  • Tesco, BN21 3PH
  • Arundel Care Services, BN21 2AQ
  • Ashgrange House Care Home, BN21 2QA
  • Aston House, BN21 2BT
  • Beeches Retirement Hotel, BN21 2QA
  • Bendigo Nursing Home, BN21 2EL