BN42 Postcode Area Information

Population
6,822
Avg Annual Income
£39,100
Full Time Employees
24.26%
Average Age
42.60

Area Overview

The postcode area is located in the Adur, West Sussex postcode town, in the South East, England region.

The BN42 postcode area, commonly referred to as the Southwick area, is located in England. It forms part of the Brighton post town in the county of West Sussex. Aesthetically, this location is renowned for its coastal charm with exceptional views since it is nestled between the South Downs and the English Channel. It is primarily a residential area offering a variety of housing options, from traditional Victorian homes to contemporary apartments.

BN42 is generously equipped with amenities such as restaurants, pubs, shops, and local businesses which contribute to the vibrancy of the area. The locals enjoy leisure facilities at Southwick Green, and Southwick Leisure Centre, which offers gym facilities, sports halls, and a swimming pool. The area also possesses a reputable educational complex which includes Glebe Primary School and Shoreham Academy.

Transport links in BN42 are exceptional, offering major rail and road networks. Southwick railway station provides direct links to Brighton and Worthing, thus enhancing connectivity. Major roads such as the A27 and A259 also come within close proximity, which enables easy commutation.

The natural beauty spots such as Shoreham Beach and the South Downs National Park are also easily accessible from this postcode. Thus, BN42 is a harmonious blend of urban convenience and natural beauty making it an attractive residential and commercial hub. Although it's a rather serene and tranquil location, it's within an arm's reach from the bustling activity of bigger cities like Brighton.

A Major part of this postcode area has a quiet community of older, married couples from diverse backgrounds, enjoying spacious homes and good jobs.

Residents:

  • Mostly older, married couples born outside the UK.
  • Diverse mix of ethnicities, with larger Indian and Pakistani communities.
  • Less likely to follow Christian religions.

Housing:

  • Mainly spacious, owned semi-detached or detached houses, fewer terraced houses.

Lifestyle:

  • Many residents work in management or professional roles.
  • Own multiple cars, suggesting car-based lifestyle.

Overall: a big area of BN42 postcode district represents a stable community of established couples enjoying comfortable housing and good careers. While there are fewer young families and students, it offers a quiet and settled environment.

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

Electoral Wards

The postcode area covers Eastbrook, Hillside, Southwick Green electoral wards.

BN42 Postcode Map

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BN42 Area Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of BN42 postcode area is 6,822. 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 5,911, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 244. In terms of religion, most people mentioned No religion (3,203), followed by Christian (3,041).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (2,284), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (1,808).

Economic Status

Most people in the nearby area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (3,034), while 2,418 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 1,534 adults have Level 4 education, while 958 have Level 3 education. The most common occupations are

  • Professional occupations (597)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (426), and
  • Skilled trades occupations (412)

Age

The average age of people living in area is 43 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (3626), Between 45 to 54 (2800), and Between 35 to 44 (2589).

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 (1,096) followed by Small employers and own account workers (796), and Semi-routine occupations (747).

Postcodes in BN42

There are total 1 postcode sectors present in the BN42 (listed below). The postcode BN42 has a total of 247 postcodes.

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BN424XR (terminated)
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BN424YZ (terminated)
BN424FG (terminated)
BN424UH (terminated)
BN424PA (terminated)
BN424EB (terminated)
BN424ET (terminated)
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BN424RA (terminated)
BN424NZ (terminated)
BN424EA (terminated)
BN424XF (terminated)
BN424BQ (terminated)
BN424LX (terminated)
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BN424JE (terminated)
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BN424EH (terminated)
BN424BG (terminated)
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BN424AH (terminated)
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BN424PP (terminated)
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BN424GL (terminated)
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ONS Administrative Info
NameType
AreaBN42
Ward

Eastbrook

Hillside

Southwick Green

LTLA22Adur
UTLA22West Sussex
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland

BN42 Crime Statstics

Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Crime rate by Month

11

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

2

Burglary

4

Criminal damage and arson

2

Other theft

1

Public order

5

Shoplifting

2

Vehicle crime

5

Violence and sexual offences

10

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

2

Criminal damage and arson

2

Other crime

1

Other theft

6

Public order

6

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

4

Vehicle crime

11

Violence and sexual offences

3

Anti-social behaviour

2

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other crime

3

Other theft

2

Public order

2

Vehicle crime

12

Violence and sexual offences

4

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

2

Criminal damage and arson

2

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

1

Public order

2

Shoplifting

2

Vehicle crime

10

Violence and sexual offences

5

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

2

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

3

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

1

Public order

1

Shoplifting

2

Vehicle crime

5

Violence and sexual offences

5

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

2

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Other crime

2

Public order

2

Shoplifting

3

Vehicle crime

6

Violence and sexual offences

2

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

7

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other crime

4

Other theft

3

Public order

1

Shoplifting

4

Vehicle crime

20

Violence and sexual offences

6

Anti-social behaviour

8

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

2

Other theft

5

Public order

3

Shoplifting

2

Vehicle crime

18

Violence and sexual offences

10

Anti-social behaviour

4

Burglary

5

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

4

Other theft

4

Public order

26

Shoplifting

19

Violence and sexual offences

5

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

5

Burglary

7

Criminal damage and arson

3

Other crime

3

Other theft

1

Public order

8

Shoplifting

2

Vehicle crime

13

Violence and sexual offences

10

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

6

Criminal damage and arson

4

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

6

Public order

1

Shoplifting

14

Violence and sexual offences

8

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

1

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other crime

3

Other theft

8

Public order

1

Theft from the person

2

Vehicle crime

17

Violence and sexual offences

6

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

2

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other crime

1

Possession of weapons

3

Public order

1

Robbery

10

Shoplifting

4

Vehicle crime

12

Violence and sexual offences

3

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

4

Burglary

5

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

4

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

2

Public order

7

Shoplifting

16

Violence and sexual offences

5

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

1

Criminal damage and arson

4

Other theft

1

Public order

3

Vehicle crime

14

Violence and sexual offences

BN42 Property Statstics

Sold House Prices over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£385,000.00£385,000.00 - £385,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£450,000.00£450,000.00 - £450,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£485,000.00£485,000.00 - £485,000.001
Other£388,000.00£388,000.00 - £388,000.001
Semi-Detached£362,000.00£362,000.00 - £362,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£431,666.67£410,000.00 - £465,000.003
Terraced£385,000.00£375,000.00 - £400,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£514,000.00£375,000.00 - £590,000.005
Flat£251,666.67£245,000.00 - £265,000.003
Semi-Detached£443,375.00£350,000.00 - £585,000.008
Terraced£295,000.00£295,000.00 - £295,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£680,000.00£680,000.00 - £680,000.001
Semi-Detached£481,333.33£405,000.00 - £560,000.006
Terraced£315,000.00£315,000.00 - £315,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£750,000.00£750,000.00 - £750,000.001
Semi-Detached£360,825.00£301,650.00 - £420,000.002
Terraced£427,500.00£330,000.00 - £525,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£526,300.00£488,950.00 - £595,000.003
Other£500,000.00£500,000.00 - £500,000.001
Semi-Detached£461,666.67£325,000.00 - £620,000.003
Terraced£365,000.00£365,000.00 - £365,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£442,583.33£335,000.00 - £525,000.006
Terraced£350,000.00£350,000.00 - £350,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£420,000.00£335,000.00 - £590,000.003
Terraced£340,000.00£340,000.00 - £340,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£640,000.00£640,000.00 - £640,000.002
Flat£228,800.00£227,000.00 - £230,000.005
Semi-Detached£426,500.00£426,500.00 - £426,500.002
Terraced£450,000.00£450,000.00 - £450,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£567,500.00£567,500.00 - £567,500.001
Semi-Detached£720,000.00£720,000.00 - £720,000.001
Terraced£517,500.00£517,500.00 - £517,500.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£521,500.00£521,500.00 - £521,500.001
Semi-Detached£525,000.00£525,000.00 - £525,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£371,000.00£371,000.00 - £371,000.001
Flat£257,408.33£226,225.00 - £300,000.003
Semi-Detached£616,333.33£390,000.00 - £875,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£630,000.00£630,000.00 - £630,000.001
Flat£244,975.00£244,950.00 - £245,000.002
Semi-Detached£592,500.00£465,000.00 - £720,000.002
Terraced£510,000.00£400,000.00 - £620,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£546,333.33£435,000.00 - £738,000.003
Flat£270,000.00£230,000.00 - £310,000.002
Other£1,000.00£1,000.00 - £1,000.001
Semi-Detached£441,666.67£325,000.00 - £535,000.003
Terraced£450,000.00£430,000.00 - £470,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£534,166.67£437,500.00 - £605,000.003
Semi-Detached£495,166.67£412,500.00 - £625,000.006
Terraced£477,000.00£375,000.00 - £655,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£725,816.67£350,000.00 - £927,500.003
Flat£275,000.00£275,000.00 - £275,000.001
Other£330,000.00£330,000.00 - £330,000.001
Semi-Detached£504,041.67£385,000.00 - £764,000.0012
Terraced£505,437.50£360,000.00 - £650,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£572,500.00£479,000.00 - £631,000.004
Flat£275,000.00£275,000.00 - £275,000.001
Semi-Detached£466,250.00£432,500.00 - £500,000.002
Terraced£381,750.00£280,000.00 - £483,500.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£841,666.67£420,000.00 - £1,175,000.003
Flat£265,000.00£265,000.00 - £265,000.001
Semi-Detached£433,224.64£175,500.00 - £770,000.008
Terraced£435,666.67£325,000.00 - £496,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£360,000.00£360,000.00 - £360,000.001
Flat£180,000.00£180,000.00 - £180,000.001
Semi-Detached£635,250.00£460,000.00 - £790,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£338,750.00£255,000.00 - £422,500.002
Semi-Detached£326,000.00£326,000.00 - £326,000.001
Terraced£469,000.00£469,000.00 - £469,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£425,050.00£400,000.00 - £450,100.002
Flat£269,500.00£269,500.00 - £269,500.001
Other£430,000.00£260,000.00 - £600,000.002
Semi-Detached£479,200.00£363,000.00 - £685,000.005
Terraced£288,600.00£288,600.00 - £288,600.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£490,000.00£490,000.00 - £490,000.001
Flat£282,666.67£230,000.00 - £366,000.003
Semi-Detached£640,000.00£520,000.00 - £760,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,100,000.00£625,000.00 - £1,575,000.002
Flat£204,540.00£120,200.00 - £246,000.005
Semi-Detached£415,000.00£415,000.00 - £415,000.001
Terraced£408,333.33£385,000.00 - £440,000.003
Schools

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Glebe Primary SchoolPrimary, Requires improvement537 4-11BN424GB
Eastbrook Primary AcademyPrimary, Outstanding409 4-11BN424NF
Amenities
  • The New Port Arms (Bar), BN42 4EG
  • Champion House Social Club, BN42 4FT
  • Cricketers, BN42 4GF
  • Ship Inn, BN42 4AD
  • Southwick Beer EnGINe, BN42 4FJ
  • Co-Op, BN42 4FJ
  • Bake Out, BN42 4FJ
  • Chillies Indian, BN42 4QB
  • Fortune Inn, BN42 4QB
  • Rainbow House, BN42 4ND
  • Sandwich in the Square, BN42 4FP
  • Early explorers childcare ltd Pickles, BN42 4RE
  • Caterlink, BN42 4NF
  • Greenways, BN42 4DH
  • Harmony House Nursing Home, BN42 4LP
  • Keychange Charity, BN42 4TP
  • Adur Express Convenience Store, BN42 4AR
  • Hanwells, BN42 4FJ
  • Harrisons Pharmacy, BN42 4QB
  • Holmbush Stores, Mace, BN42 4YD
  • Koh Koh, BN42 4FP
  • Flair4Cakes, BN42 4QH
  • Skoolz Out & Early Birds, BN42 4NF
  • Southwick Methodist Church, BN42 4NA
  • Ali Baba, BN42 4FP
  • Barn Theatre and Barn Cafe, BN42 4TE
  • Drury Cafe, BN42 4FP
  • La Tavola, BN42 4FJ
  • Lite Bites, BN42 4TY