BN5 Postcode Area Information

Population
8,269
Avg Annual Income
£49,600
Full Time Employees
23.25%
Average Age
46.31

Horsham, BN5 Postcode Area Overview

The BN5 postcode area is located in the Horsham, Mid Sussex, West Sussex postcode town, in the South East, England region.

The BN5 postcode area, also known as the Henfield postcode area, is located within the County of West Sussex, England. Predominantly a rural region, BN5 includes the areas of Henfield, Albourne, Blackstone, Edburton, Fulking, Small Dole, Wineham, Woodmancote, and parts of Partridge Green.

Situated in England's charming South Downs, this postcode area is characterized by alluring landscapes comprising picturesque farmlands, woodland areas, and gentle rolling hills. Residents of BN5 enjoy an enviable community spirit in a setting of exceptional natural beauty yet within reach of major cities like Brighton and London.

From a services and amenities perspective, BN5 hosts general stores, post offices, eateries and public houses embedded in its tightly-knit communities. Schools such as Henfield High Street School and St. Peter's C.E. Primary School can be found here, contributing to the area’s appeal to families.

On transport links, the BN5 area lacks a train station of its own, but residents can access neighboring stations in Hassocks and Shoreham-by-Sea. Excellent road networks connect BN5 to nearby towns and cities, with the A281 running through Henfield itself. Regular bus services also operate in this area, providing alternatives for local and intercity transportation.

Generally, BN5 is an ideal locale for individuals seeking a country lifestyle, diverse natural habitats, and recreational activities like hiking, horse riding, or bird watching, all within decent proximity to larger towns and services.

A Major part of this postcode area describes a community with a younger population compared to the surrounding area, living mainly in flats.

Residents:

  • More residents are below retirement age than the average.
  • Most people live in flats, more than any other postcode in the group.
  • Few residents live in care homes or communal establishments.
  • This is the least diverse community within the "Ageing Communities" group in terms of ethnicity.

Employment:

  • Many residents work in managerial and professional roles, similar to the surrounding area.
  • Few residents have jobs in manual or basic labor positions.

A Major part of this postcode area represents a younger and less diverse community compared to the surrounding area. Residents tend to live in flats and work in professional roles.

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

Electoral Wards

The BN5 postcode area covers Bramber, Upper Beeding & Woodmancote, Cowfold, Shermanbury & West Grinstead, Henfield, Hurstpierpoint and Downs electoral wards.

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BN5 Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of BN5 postcode area is 8,269. 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 7,530, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 254. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (4,422), followed by No religion (3,165).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (3,128), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (1,842).

Economic Status

Most people in the BN5 postcode area mentioned they are Retired (3,406), while 3,028 adults mentioned they are Employee: Full-time.

Education

Regarding education, 2,452 adults have Level 4 education, while 1,046 have No qualifications education. The most common occupations in the BN5 area are

  • Managers, directors and senior officials (805)
  • Professional occupations (696), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (570)

Age

The average age of people living in postcode BN5 is 46 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (5135), Between 55 to 64 (4885), and Between 45 to 54 (4647).

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 BN5 has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (1,685) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (1,170), and Small employers and own account workers (1,139).

Postcodes in BN5

There are total 2 postcode sectors present in the BN5 (listed below). The postcode BN5 has a total of 492 postcodes.

ONS Administrative Info of BN5
NameType
AreaBN5
Ward

Bramber, Upper Beeding & Woodmancote

Cowfold, Shermanbury & West Grinstead

Henfield

Hurstpierpoint and Downs

LTLA22Horsham, Mid Sussex
UTLA22West Sussex
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland

Horsham, BN5 Postcode Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Horsham, BN5 Postcode Area Crime rate by Month

3

Anti-social behaviour

8

Criminal damage and arson

5

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

5

Public order

1

Vehicle crime

20

Violence and sexual offences

1

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

2

Criminal damage and arson

6

Other theft

1

Public order

2

Vehicle crime

7

Violence and sexual offences

2

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

6

Burglary

8

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Other crime

2

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

1

Vehicle crime

8

Violence and sexual offences

3

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

3

Criminal damage and arson

3

Other theft

2

Public order

1

Shoplifting

3

Vehicle crime

7

Violence and sexual offences

4

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

2

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

1

Other theft

6

Public order

2

Vehicle crime

16

Violence and sexual offences

5

Anti-social behaviour

3

Burglary

3

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Other crime

1

Other theft

1

Public order

1

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

1

Vehicle crime

23

Violence and sexual offences

7

Anti-social behaviour

4

Burglary

1

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

2

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

6

Vehicle crime

10

Violence and sexual offences

9

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

9

Criminal damage and arson

2

Other crime

1

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

5

Public order

5

Vehicle crime

18

Violence and sexual offences

6

Anti-social behaviour

3

Burglary

2

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

2

Other crime

6

Other theft

4

Public order

3

Vehicle crime

14

Violence and sexual offences

4

Anti-social behaviour

3

Burglary

2

Other crime

8

Other theft

3

Public order

16

Violence and sexual offences

2

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

3

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Other crime

4

Other theft

2

Public order

4

Vehicle crime

15

Violence and sexual offences

3

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

1

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Other crime

2

Other theft

4

Public order

1

Robbery

5

Vehicle crime

12

Violence and sexual offences

1

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

3

Criminal damage and arson

2

Other theft

3

Public order

5

Vehicle crime

10

Violence and sexual offences

Sold House Prices in BN5 postcode area over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices in BN5 postcode area by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£413,750.00£400,000.00 - £427,500.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£722,500.00£605,000.00 - £840,000.002
Other£1,075,000.00£1,075,000.00 - £1,075,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£761,666.67£725,000.00 - £780,000.003
Flat£290,000.00£290,000.00 - £290,000.002
Semi-Detached£430,000.00£430,000.00 - £430,000.001
Terraced£390,000.00£390,000.00 - £390,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£623,500.00£460,000.00 - £731,000.004
Flat£113,300.00£113,300.00 - £113,300.002
Semi-Detached£395,000.00£395,000.00 - £395,000.001
Terraced£297,500.00£280,000.00 - £315,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£933,181.82£472,500.00 - £2,300,000.0011
Flat£276,000.00£276,000.00 - £276,000.001
Other£637,500.00£75,000.00 - £1,200,000.004
Semi-Detached£503,750.00£345,000.00 - £785,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£841,783.33£484,350.00 - £1,044,000.003
Other£3,600,000.00£3,600,000.00 - £3,600,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£706,666.67£470,000.00 - £850,000.003
Other£115,000.00£115,000.00 - £115,000.001
Terraced£220,680.00£220,680.00 - £220,680.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£935,000.00£935,000.00 - £935,000.001
Other£675,000.00£625,000.00 - £725,000.002
Semi-Detached£353,750.00£305,000.00 - £420,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£725,000.00£465,000.00 - £985,000.002
Flat£235,000.00£180,000.00 - £290,000.002
Semi-Detached£485,000.00£485,000.00 - £485,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£700,000.00£625,000.00 - £850,000.003
Flat£186,000.00£186,000.00 - £186,000.001
Semi-Detached£450,000.00£450,000.00 - £450,000.002
Terraced£430,500.00£386,000.00 - £475,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£626,250.00£492,500.00 - £760,000.004
Flat£180,000.00£180,000.00 - £180,000.002
Other£4,166,666.67£600,000.00 - £5,950,000.003
Semi-Detached£482,000.00£380,000.00 - £690,000.005
Terraced£412,000.00£412,000.00 - £412,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£758,750.00£585,000.00 - £945,000.004
Flat£427,500.00£280,000.00 - £575,000.002
Semi-Detached£840,000.00£840,000.00 - £840,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£623,000.00£623,000.00 - £623,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£709,200.00£396,000.00 - £1,115,000.005
Semi-Detached£482,500.00£482,500.00 - £482,500.001
Terraced£260,000.00£260,000.00 - £260,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£745,000.00£450,000.00 - £1,415,000.005
Other£3,000,000.00£3,000,000.00 - £3,000,000.001
Semi-Detached£499,500.00£374,000.00 - £625,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£961,421.43£695,000.00 - £1,600,000.007
Flat£281,000.00£281,000.00 - £281,000.001
Semi-Detached£710,130.00£515,000.00 - £905,260.002
Terraced£540,000.00£540,000.00 - £540,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£585,000.00£400,000.00 - £720,000.003
Flat£229,950.00£229,950.00 - £229,950.001
Other£1,325,000.00£750,000.00 - £1,900,000.002
Semi-Detached£350,000.00£350,000.00 - £350,000.001
Terraced£325,000.00£325,000.00 - £325,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£982,142.86£475,000.00 - £2,225,000.007
Flat£163,750.00£157,500.00 - £170,000.002
Other£571,000.00£532,000.00 - £610,000.002
Semi-Detached£438,000.00£426,000.00 - £450,000.002
Terraced£290,000.00£280,000.00 - £300,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£630,000.00£410,000.00 - £850,000.002
Flat£317,000.00£317,000.00 - £317,000.001
Other£2,180,000.00£1,760,000.00 - £2,600,000.002
Semi-Detached£1,950,000.00£1,950,000.00 - £1,950,000.001
Terraced£378,750.00£335,000.00 - £422,500.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£815,500.00£525,000.00 - £1,225,000.007
Flat£250,000.00£250,000.00 - £250,000.001
Other£1,260,000.00£1,260,000.00 - £1,260,000.001
Semi-Detached£399,083.33£272,500.00 - £677,000.004
Terraced£344,000.00£335,000.00 - £353,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£577,250.00£335,000.00 - £917,000.004
Terraced£472,316.67£380,000.00 - £537,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£532,500.00£450,000.00 - £615,000.002
Terraced£388,500.00£388,500.00 - £388,500.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£519,750.00£519,500.00 - £520,000.002
Flat£178,000.00£178,000.00 - £178,000.001
Semi-Detached£396,500.00£360,000.00 - £435,000.004
Terraced£298,450.00£298,450.00 - £298,450.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£599,750.00£385,000.00 - £875,000.004
Other£630,000.00£630,000.00 - £630,000.001
Semi-Detached£451,428.57£380,000.00 - £640,000.007
Terraced£339,500.00£325,000.00 - £354,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,387,840.00£1,387,840.00 - £1,387,840.001
Flat£237,500.00£200,000.00 - £275,000.002
Other£1,525,000.00£1,150,000.00 - £1,900,000.002
Semi-Detached£456,666.67£385,000.00 - £575,000.003
Schools in the BN5 Postcode Area

NamePupilsAgePostcode
St Peter's CofE Primary SchoolPrimary, Good381 4-11BN59PU
Amenities in the BN5 Postcode Area
  • Tottington Manor, BN5 9LJ
  • No1 The Laurels Bed and Breakfast, BN5 9RQ
  • The Plough Inn, BN5 9HP
  • Henfield Bowling Club, BN5 9LH
  • Henfield Football Club, BN5 9QB
  • The Fox, BN5 9XE
  • The Old Railway, BN5 9PJ
  • Fuel Coffee House, BN5 9XH
  • Golding Barn Cafe, BN5 9XH
  • Goodness Henfield, BN5 9HN
  • Mayblossom Cafe, BN5 9AA
  • Moving Mountains, BN5 9XR
  • Sainsbury's, BN5 9DB
  • King Fish, BN5 9JJ
  • Henfield Community Fridge, BN5 9QB
  • Roasted Coffee Limited, BN5 9SL
  • Iberica, BN5 9BJ
  • Red Oaks Nursing Home, BN5 9UY
  • Upper Mead Care Home, BN5 9PX
  • Terrys Cross House, BN5 9SX
  • Willow Cottage, BN5 9XJ
  • Activ8 Nursery Henfield, BN5 9JQ
  • Chartwells at St Peter's Church of England Primary School, BN5 9PU
  • Blacklands Farm Caravan & Camping Shop, BN5 9AT
  • Cornerweighs, BN5 9DQ
  • Stokes of Henfield, BN5 9DE
  • Henfield Post Office, BN5 9DA
  • HOBBS of Henfield, BN5 9DE
  • Bakehouse76, BN5 9SL
  • Goldstone Rum, BN5 9SL
  • Katie's Nuttery, BN5 9DA
  • Henfield Sports Centre, BN5 9QB
  • Henfield Youth Club, BN5 9JQ
  • Dove Nursery, BN5 9RP
  • Evangelical Free Church, BN5 9HP
  • Gastro Catering, BN5 9SA