BS27 Postcode Area Information

Population
7,603
Avg Annual Income
£44,350
Full Time Employees
24.19%
Average Age
46.94

Sedgemoor, BS27 Postcode Area Overview

The BS27 postcode area is located in the Sedgemoor, Mendip, Somerset postcode town, in the South West, England region.

The BS27 postcode area, also known as the Cheddar postcode area, is geographically located in the heart of the Somerset County, England. It is home to the charming town of Cheddar, known for the beautiful Cheddar Gorge and its delicious locally produced cheese. This area offers a unique blend of rural tranquility and accessibility to urban amenities.

The BS27 region boasts an impressive range of outdoor leisure activities owing to its natural attractions - the Mendip Hills and the Somerset Levels, both Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It also carries great historical significance with its broad array of traditional buildings, depicting the area's rich heritage.

In terms of amenities, the BS27 postcode area offers several conveniences including supermarkets, schools, health centers, and restaurants. Educational institutions in the area cater to all age groups and are known for their academic excellence. The NHS trust provides healthcare services, ensuring the community's well-being.

Public transportation within the BS27 area is reliable and efficient. The area is served by Buses of Somerset and FirstGroup Plc. offering easy access to local and regional destinations. The M5 motorway is easily accessible providing road links to the South West and the Midlands. The nearest rail station is in Weston-super-Mare providing connections to Bristol and other major cities.

In essence, the BS27 postcode area perfectly amalgamates a serene rural lifestyle, historic charm, and easy access to modern amenities. It blends natural beauty, rich culture, and modern convenience, making it an ideal place to live, work, or visit.

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 BS27 postcode area covers Cheddar, Mendip West electoral wards.

BS27 Postcode Map

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BS27 Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of BS27 postcode area is 7,603. 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 7,201, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 176. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (3,856), followed by No religion (3,185).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (2,204), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (1,312).

Economic Status

Most people in the BS27 postcode area mentioned they are Retired (2,455), while 2,268 adults mentioned they are Employee: Full-time.

Education

Regarding education, 2,203 adults have Level 4 education, while 950 have Level 2 education. The most common occupations in the BS27 area are

  • Professional occupations (690)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (591), and
  • Skilled trades occupations (432)

Age

The average age of people living in postcode BS27 is 47 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (2688), Between 55 to 64 (2683), and Between 45 to 54 (2584).

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 BS27 has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (1,457) followed by Small employers and own account workers (946), and Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (914).

Postcodes in BS27

There are total 2 postcode sectors present in the BS27 (listed below). The postcode BS27 has a total of 354 postcodes.

ONS Administrative Info of BS27
NameType
AreaBS27
Ward

Cheddar

Mendip West

LTLA22Sedgemoor, Mendip
UTLA22Somerset
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland

Sedgemoor, BS27 Postcode Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Sedgemoor, BS27 Postcode Area Crime rate by Month

4

Anti-social behaviour

5

Criminal damage and arson

3

Public order

1

Shoplifting

1

Vehicle crime

16

Violence and sexual offences

7

Anti-social behaviour

4

Burglary

3

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Public order

7

Vehicle crime

13

Violence and sexual offences

7

Anti-social behaviour

3

Burglary

5

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other crime

1

Other theft

5

Public order

3

Shoplifting

1

Vehicle crime

24

Violence and sexual offences

1

Anti-social behaviour

3

Burglary

3

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

2

Other theft

1

Public order

1

Robbery

3

Vehicle crime

15

Violence and sexual offences

6

Anti-social behaviour

3

Criminal damage and arson

3

Other theft

3

Public order

1

Shoplifting

3

Vehicle crime

16

Violence and sexual offences

3

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

5

Criminal damage and arson

3

Other crime

1

Other theft

2

Public order

1

Robbery

1

Shoplifting

4

Vehicle crime

11

Violence and sexual offences

6

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

2

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

2

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

2

Public order

2

Vehicle crime

11

Violence and sexual offences

10

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

3

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

5

Other theft

1

Public order

1

Robbery

5

Vehicle crime

13

Violence and sexual offences

17

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

3

Criminal damage and arson

5

Other theft

6

Vehicle crime

13

Violence and sexual offences

12

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

3

Criminal damage and arson

2

Other theft

5

Public order

1

Shoplifting

1

Vehicle crime

4

Violence and sexual offences

7

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

2

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other crime

6

Other theft

2

Public order

1

Robbery

3

Shoplifting

2

Vehicle crime

7

Violence and sexual offences

5

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

1

Criminal damage and arson

3

Other theft

4

Public order

1

Shoplifting

2

Vehicle crime

9

Violence and sexual offences

8

Anti-social behaviour

5

Burglary

2

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other crime

5

Other theft

1

Robbery

1

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

1

Vehicle crime

18

Violence and sexual offences

3

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

2

Burglary

2

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other crime

1

Other theft

2

Public order

1

Vehicle crime

13

Violence and sexual offences

7

Anti-social behaviour

1

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other theft

1

Public order

3

Vehicle crime

10

Violence and sexual offences

Sold House Prices in BS27 postcode area over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices in BS27 postcode area by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£143,000.00£140,000.00 - £146,000.002
Terraced£173,500.00£173,500.00 - £173,500.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£830,000.00£830,000.00 - £830,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£625,000.00£510,000.00 - £740,000.004
Flat£87,500.00£87,500.00 - £87,500.002
Semi-Detached£315,000.00£315,000.00 - £315,000.001
Terraced£262,000.00£262,000.00 - £262,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£545,000.00£340,000.00 - £750,000.006
Flat£154,166.67£92,500.00 - £225,000.003
Semi-Detached£403,000.00£403,000.00 - £403,000.001
Terraced£508,000.00£508,000.00 - £508,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£494,750.00£285,000.00 - £900,000.006
Flat£220,000.00£220,000.00 - £220,000.001
Other£814,701.00£814,701.00 - £814,701.001
Semi-Detached£309,833.33£282,000.00 - £325,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£180,000.00£180,000.00 - £180,000.001
Terraced£172,500.00£172,500.00 - £172,500.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£504,000.00£410,000.00 - £555,000.005
Flat£84,000.00£84,000.00 - £84,000.001
Semi-Detached£330,000.00£330,000.00 - £330,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£554,500.00£510,000.00 - £599,000.002
Semi-Detached£362,500.00£325,000.00 - £400,000.002
Terraced£310,000.00£310,000.00 - £310,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£495,000.00£370,000.00 - £565,000.003
Other£837,416.00£708,699.00 - £966,133.002
Terraced£380,500.00£246,000.00 - £515,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£615,000.00£275,000.00 - £922,500.005
Flat£235,000.00£235,000.00 - £235,000.001
Other£327,500.00£327,500.00 - £327,500.001
Terraced£233,500.00£173,000.00 - £277,500.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£175,000.00£160,000.00 - £190,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£512,218.75£450,000.00 - £573,875.008
Other£1,140,349.00£1,140,349.00 - £1,140,349.001
Semi-Detached£330,400.00£262,000.00 - £460,000.0010
Terraced£316,000.00£316,000.00 - £316,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£525,000.00£395,000.00 - £655,000.002
Flat£110,000.00£110,000.00 - £110,000.001
Semi-Detached£515,000.00£515,000.00 - £515,000.001
Terraced£215,000.00£215,000.00 - £215,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£420,000.00£420,000.00 - £420,000.001
Semi-Detached£510,000.00£510,000.00 - £510,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£671,250.00£530,000.00 - £812,500.002
Other£410,000.00£410,000.00 - £410,000.001
Semi-Detached£390,000.00£360,000.00 - £420,000.002
Terraced£427,500.00£420,000.00 - £435,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£540,000.00£370,000.00 - £695,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£430,500.00£392,500.00 - £475,000.005
Flat£115,000.00£115,000.00 - £115,000.001
Semi-Detached£307,500.00£275,000.00 - £340,000.002
Terraced£255,000.00£255,000.00 - £255,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£591,250.00£475,000.00 - £720,000.004
Flat£195,000.00£135,000.00 - £255,000.002
Other£527,500.00£527,500.00 - £527,500.001
Semi-Detached£402,000.00£402,000.00 - £402,000.001
Terraced£240,000.00£240,000.00 - £240,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£466,666.67£335,000.00 - £665,000.006
Other£365,376.00£80,000.00 - £650,752.002
Terraced£70,000.00£70,000.00 - £70,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£550,000.00£390,000.00 - £905,000.006
Flat£125,000.00£125,000.00 - £125,000.001
Semi-Detached£345,000.00£300,000.00 - £390,000.002
Terraced£228,666.67£195,000.00 - £270,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£418,316.67£389,950.00 - £440,000.003
Other£925,000.00£925,000.00 - £925,000.001
Semi-Detached£299,950.00£299,950.00 - £299,950.001
Terraced£305,500.00£226,000.00 - £385,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£521,666.67£315,000.00 - £895,000.003
Terraced£308,250.00£276,500.00 - £340,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£568,750.00£335,000.00 - £832,000.004
Semi-Detached£260,000.00£260,000.00 - £260,000.001
Terraced£171,000.00£171,000.00 - £171,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£285,000.00£285,000.00 - £285,000.001
Flat£128,125.00£110,000.00 - £160,000.005
Semi-Detached£260,000.00£230,000.00 - £290,000.002
Terraced£200,000.00£200,000.00 - £200,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£423,400.00£280,000.00 - £580,000.005
Flat£120,000.00£120,000.00 - £120,000.001
Semi-Detached£315,000.00£315,000.00 - £315,000.001
Terraced£159,100.00£85,200.00 - £233,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£461,250.00£442,500.00 - £480,000.002
Flat£135,000.00£135,000.00 - £135,000.001
Semi-Detached£310,000.00£270,000.00 - £350,000.002
Terraced£78,750.00£78,750.00 - £78,750.001
Schools in the BS27 Postcode Area

NamePupilsAgePostcode
The Kings of Wessex AcademySecondary, Good938 13-18BS273AQ
Cheddar First SchoolPrimary, Good252 2-9BS273HN
Draycott & Rodney Stoke Church of England First SchoolPrimary, Good67 2-9BS273SD
Fairlands Middle SchoolSecondary, Good493 9-13BS273PG
Amenities in the BS27 Postcode Area
  • Bramblewood B&B, BS27 3HX
  • Cliffe View, BS27 3HY
  • Gordons Hotel, BS27 3PT
  • Nyland Manor, BS27 3RP
  • Wassells House Accommodation, BS27 3DW
  • Cheddar AFC and Social Club, BS27 3RF
  • Bath Arms, BS27 3AA
  • Cheddar Woods Resort & Spa, BS27 3DB
  • Riverside Inn, BS27 3PX
  • Strawberry Special Inn, BS27 3TQ
  • Cave Folk Cafe, BS27 3QP
  • Cheese Cottage Tea Rooms, BS27 3QJ
  • Booters Cafe Cheddar, BS27 3RP
  • Brook Bank Shooting Ground, BS27 3UJ
  • Cabra, BS27 3QA
  • 100 Flavours, BS27 3QA
  • Dragon House, BS27 3PL
  • Holly House Tea Rooms, BS27 3QE
  • Pizza Magic, BS27 3EB
  • Trutone Gifts, BS27 3JF
  • Cheddar Coffee, BS27 3EE
  • Cheddar Valley Food Bank, BS27 3EJ
  • Bradbury House, BS27 3TH
  • Court House Retirement Home, BS27 3RA
  • Greenhill House, BS27 3HY
  • Northcroft Residential Home, BS27 3BD
  • Sanctuary Housing Association, BS27 3NB
  • Gin Jar, BS27 3RP
  • Cheddar First Pre-School, BS27 3HW
  • Cheddar Methodist Church, BS27 3PL
  • Cheddar Parish Council, BS27 3DR
  • Cheddar Village Hall, BS27 3RF
  • Christine Sims, BS27 3JL
  • Draycott & Rodney Stoke First School, BS27 3SD
  • The Kings of Wessex Academy, BS27 3AQ
  • Besley's Fruits, BS27 3RU
  • Hansfords Deli, BS27 3JB
  • Just For You, BS27 3QE
  • Seagers, BS27 3XH
  • The Cheddar Gorge Fudge Shop, BS27 3QA
  • Sainsbury's, BS27 3RB
  • Tesco Express, BS27 3AG
  • Pizza@thebrewery, BS27 3RP
  • The Black Dog Chuck Wagon, BS27 3EB
  • The Shack, BS27 3FS