CF48 Postcode Area Information

Population
26,962
Avg Annual Income
£31,867
Full Time Employees
27.00%
Average Age
41.56

Merthyr Tydfil, CF48 Postcode Area Overview

The CF48 postcode area is located in the Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Tydfil postcode town, in the Wales, Wales region.

The CF48 postcode area is located in the Merthyr Tydfil County Borough in Wales. It covers the town of Merthyr Tydfil and surrounding areas such as Aberfan, Bedlinog, and Pontsticill. The area is characterized by its industrial heritage, with a history in coal mining and ironworks.

In terms of amenities, the CF48 area has a range of shops, restaurants, and leisure facilities. There are several supermarkets, retail outlets, and local businesses serving the community. The area also has parks, sports clubs, and cultural attractions for residents and visitors to enjoy.

The geography of the CF48 postcode area is varied, with the Brecon Beacons National Park to the south and the Taff Bargoed Valley to the north. The landscape is characterized by hills, valleys, and rivers, providing opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling, and fishing.

Transportation in the CF48 area is primarily by road, with the A465 and A470 providing links to nearby towns and cities such as Cardiff and Swansea. There are also bus services connecting the towns and villages within the postcode area. The nearest railway station is in Merthyr Tydfil, providing further transport options for residents.

Overall, the CF48 postcode area offers a mix of urban and rural living, with a range of amenities, a rich history, and access to beautiful natural landscapes.

A Major part of this postcode area has a young, diverse community with good job opportunities, living in spacious, mostly rented housing near industrial areas.

Residents:

  • Mostly young adults, many born in the EU and unmarried or divorced.
  • A Diverse mix of ethnicities, with many identifying as mixed or multiple.
  • Well-educated, with many having college degrees or A-levels.
  • Low unemployment and many work in management roles.

Housing:

  • Mainly privately rented detached houses or flats, some under-occupied (more space than needed).

Location:

  • Found near industrial estates.

Overall: a big area of CF48 postcode district represents a vibrant and diverse community with young professionals enjoying good housing, diverse backgrounds, and good career opportunities. While there are fewer families and older adults, it offers an exciting and dynamic environment for young people.

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

Electoral Wards

The CF48 postcode area covers Cyfarthfa, Dowlais and Pant, Gurnos, Merthyr Vale, Park, Plymouth, Vaynor electoral wards.

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CF48 Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of CF48 postcode area is 26,962. 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 25,361, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 804. In terms of religion, most people mentioned No religion (14,307), followed by Christian (10,839).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (5,452), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (4,571).

Economic Status

Most people in the CF48 postcode area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (8,315), while 5,737 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 5,835 adults have No qualifications education, while 3,424 have Level 3 education. The most common occupations in the CF48 area are

  • Professional occupations (1732)
  • Caring, leisure and other service occupations (1484), and
  • Elementary occupations (1476)

Age

The average age of people living in postcode CF48 is 42 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (9082), Between 55 to 64 (6810), and Between 25 to 34 (6701).

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 CF48 has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (3,876) followed by Routine occupations (3,754), and Semi-routine occupations (3,269).

Postcodes in CF48

There are total 4 postcode sectors present in the CF48 (listed below). The postcode CF48 has a total of 865 postcodes.

ONS Administrative Info of CF48
NameType
AreaCF48
Ward

Cyfarthfa

Dowlais and Pant

Gurnos

Merthyr Vale

Park

Plymouth

Vaynor

LTLA22Merthyr Tydfil
UTLA22Merthyr Tydfil
RegionWales
CountryWales

Merthyr Tydfil, CF48 Postcode Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Merthyr Tydfil, CF48 Postcode Area Crime rate by Month

36

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

8

Burglary

24

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

4

Other crime

12

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

26

Public order

2

Robbery

18

Shoplifting

14

Vehicle crime

90

Violence and sexual offences

31

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

17

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

3

Other crime

6

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

32

Public order

1

Robbery

32

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

8

Vehicle crime

95

Violence and sexual offences

18

Anti-social behaviour

5

Burglary

10

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

4

Other crime

20

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

20

Public order

2

Robbery

27

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

15

Vehicle crime

84

Violence and sexual offences

28

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

4

Burglary

14

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

1

Other crime

10

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

24

Public order

37

Shoplifting

7

Vehicle crime

97

Violence and sexual offences

53

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

3

Burglary

22

Criminal damage and arson

6

Drugs

3

Other crime

18

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

30

Public order

1

Robbery

50

Shoplifting

13

Vehicle crime

93

Violence and sexual offences

39

Anti-social behaviour

3

Burglary

20

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

4

Other crime

21

Other theft

32

Public order

1

Robbery

38

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

11

Vehicle crime

78

Violence and sexual offences

44

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

7

Burglary

17

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

2

Other crime

23

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

35

Public order

1

Robbery

45

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

5

Vehicle crime

104

Violence and sexual offences

36

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

8

Burglary

20

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

6

Other crime

15

Other theft

27

Public order

2

Robbery

59

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

6

Vehicle crime

93

Violence and sexual offences

31

Anti-social behaviour

13

Burglary

23

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

5

Other crime

16

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

22

Public order

2

Robbery

44

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

9

Vehicle crime

88

Violence and sexual offences

55

Anti-social behaviour

9

Burglary

27

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

7

Other crime

17

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

42

Public order

38

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

9

Vehicle crime

78

Violence and sexual offences

36

Anti-social behaviour

13

Burglary

21

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

5

Other crime

15

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

21

Public order

1

Robbery

47

Shoplifting

13

Vehicle crime

98

Violence and sexual offences

35

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

8

Burglary

27

Criminal damage and arson

11

Drugs

6

Other crime

28

Other theft

22

Public order

67

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

10

Vehicle crime

67

Violence and sexual offences

44

Anti-social behaviour

3

Burglary

29

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

3

Other crime

20

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

28

Public order

1

Robbery

53

Shoplifting

10

Vehicle crime

60

Violence and sexual offences

47

Anti-social behaviour

6

Burglary

23

Criminal damage and arson

6

Drugs

4

Other crime

16

Other theft

17

Public order

1

Robbery

48

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

10

Vehicle crime

89

Violence and sexual offences

40

Anti-social behaviour

9

Burglary

6

Criminal damage and arson

8

Drugs

5

Other crime

12

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

21

Public order

1

Robbery

13

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

13

Vehicle crime

77

Violence and sexual offences

Sold House Prices in CF48 postcode area over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices in CF48 postcode area by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£230,000.00£230,000.00 - £230,000.001
Other£310,000.00£310,000.00 - £310,000.001
Terraced£117,500.00£85,000.00 - £150,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£202,500.00£202,500.00 - £202,500.001
Terraced£142,500.00£142,500.00 - £142,500.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£255,000.00£255,000.00 - £255,000.001
Other£175,000.00£175,000.00 - £175,000.001
Semi-Detached£138,333.33£120,000.00 - £175,000.003
Terraced£105,611.11£90,000.00 - £145,000.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£201,500.00£137,000.00 - £265,000.003
Semi-Detached£169,500.00£78,500.00 - £215,000.003
Terraced£97,333.33£50,000.00 - £193,500.0015
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£461,666.67£230,000.00 - £870,000.006
Flat£110,000.00£110,000.00 - £110,000.002
Other£503,125.00£12,000.00 - £1,700,000.003
Semi-Detached£151,105.56£70,000.00 - £212,500.009
Terraced£117,109.09£63,500.00 - £175,000.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Terraced£161,500.00£108,000.00 - £215,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£335,000.00£335,000.00 - £335,000.001
Semi-Detached£133,750.00£82,500.00 - £185,000.002
Terraced£116,250.00£59,000.00 - £165,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£319,000.00£222,000.00 - £415,000.003
Other£165,000.00£40,000.00 - £290,000.002
Semi-Detached£178,375.00£132,000.00 - £255,000.004
Terraced£111,272.22£75,000.00 - £145,000.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£225,625.00£107,500.00 - £380,000.004
Semi-Detached£150,750.00£95,000.00 - £230,000.004
Terraced£105,350.00£52,000.00 - £151,000.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£320,000.00£320,000.00 - £320,000.001
Flat£65,000.00£65,000.00 - £65,000.001
Semi-Detached£190,000.00£130,000.00 - £290,000.003
Terraced£112,333.33£74,500.00 - £165,000.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£405,000.00£260,000.00 - £550,000.002
Other£140,000.00£140,000.00 - £140,000.001
Semi-Detached£90,000.00£90,000.00 - £90,000.001
Terraced£73,270.79£34,000.00 - £197,000.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£228,200.00£168,000.00 - £345,000.005
Other£118,333.33£80,000.00 - £195,000.003
Semi-Detached£154,909.09£87,000.00 - £270,000.0011
Terraced£88,724.14£48,000.00 - £155,000.0029
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£425,000.00£310,000.00 - £540,000.002
Semi-Detached£170,000.00£170,000.00 - £170,000.001
Terraced£141,875.00£125,000.00 - £155,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£240,000.00£240,000.00 - £240,000.001
Terraced£82,000.00£76,000.00 - £88,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£323,000.00£180,000.00 - £608,000.006
Semi-Detached£178,350.00£90,000.00 - £350,000.0010
Terraced£134,010.00£60,000.00 - £275,000.0015
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£307,500.00£255,000.00 - £360,000.002
Other£25,000.00£25,000.00 - £25,000.001
Semi-Detached£176,332.78£76,000.00 - £310,000.009
Terraced£118,416.67£73,000.00 - £175,000.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£289,333.33£234,000.00 - £364,000.003
Other£162,500.00£100,000.00 - £250,000.003
Semi-Detached£184,500.00£75,000.00 - £290,000.007
Terraced£110,261.90£70,000.00 - £160,000.0021
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£332,600.00£238,000.00 - £485,000.005
Other£75,000.00£30,000.00 - £120,000.002
Semi-Detached£194,000.00£70,000.00 - £355,000.009
Terraced£112,163.62£25,000.00 - £219,000.0029
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£302,995.62£218,465.00 - £345,000.005
Semi-Detached£181,196.67£70,000.00 - £525,000.0015
Terraced£130,000.00£107,000.00 - £205,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£301,250.00£250,000.00 - £370,000.004
Other£95,000.00£95,000.00 - £95,000.001
Semi-Detached£235,583.33£180,500.00 - £270,000.006
Terraced£113,730.00£50,500.00 - £179,950.0015
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£359,500.00£237,000.00 - £485,000.006
Other£200,000.00£200,000.00 - £200,000.001
Semi-Detached£160,778.57£120,000.00 - £240,000.007
Terraced£110,965.67£69,000.00 - £189,950.0018
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£353,750.00£158,000.00 - £560,000.004
Other£215,500.00£91,500.00 - £425,000.003
Semi-Detached£156,590.00£122,500.00 - £229,950.005
Terraced£110,880.43£60,500.00 - £240,000.0023
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£517,500.00£335,000.00 - £700,000.002
Other£112,250.00£59,500.00 - £165,000.002
Semi-Detached£206,118.75£124,000.00 - £570,000.008
Terraced£101,050.00£39,500.00 - £159,950.0019
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£295,453.85£166,000.00 - £440,000.0013
Flat£89,000.00£89,000.00 - £89,000.001
Other£895,500.00£120,000.00 - £1,671,000.002
Semi-Detached£140,496.15£73,000.00 - £249,950.0013
Terraced£104,896.30£56,000.00 - £210,000.0027
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£274,300.00£180,000.00 - £400,000.005
Flat£58,000.00£58,000.00 - £58,000.001
Other£1,262,500.00£875,000.00 - £1,650,000.002
Semi-Detached£128,882.00£105,000.00 - £162,000.004
Terraced£117,848.42£37,120.00 - £250,000.0019
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£240,000.00£222,000.00 - £278,000.004
Semi-Detached£139,778.57£63,000.00 - £185,000.007
Terraced£102,733.00£52,000.00 - £210,000.0015
Schools in the CF48 Postcode Area

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Amenities in the CF48 Postcode Area
  • Arfryn House Bed & Breakfast, CF48 2HT
  • Guest House, CF48 2TU
  • Llwyn Onn Guest House, CF48 2HT
  • Travel Lodge, CF48 1UT
  • Tredegar Arms Guest House, CF48 3PW
  • Aberglais Inn Pontsarn Road, CF48 2TS
  • Angel Inn, CF48 4DX
  • Antelope Inn, CF48 3HB
  • Belle Vue Inn, CF48 4DT
  • Bruce Hotel, CF48 3RW
  • Bryniau Sports Ltd, CF48 2SF
  • Subway Cyfarthfa, CF48 1HY
  • Bryniau Sports Ltd, CF48 2SF
  • Subway Cyfarthfa, CF48 1HY
  • Aberfan Community Centre, CF48 4QE
  • Asda Stores, CF48 2YF
  • Co-Operative, CF48 4BG
  • Iceland, CF48 4TQ
  • Lidl, CF48 2TA
  • Asda Stores, CF48 2YF
  • Aberfan Chinese, CF48 4QN
  • Central Fish Bar, CF48 4BY
  • Charcoal Grill, CF48 4DX
  • Evergreen Fish Bar, CF48 2PL
  • Family Kebab House, CF48 4DX
  • Ian Crank, CF48 2SR
  • Treats of The Valley's, CF48 4DX
  • Weekes Brothers Merthyr Ltd, CF48 1AY
  • Welsh Country Foods - Part Unit At Merthyr Coldstores, CF48 4DR
  • Wild Water Frozen Ltd, CF48 4DR
  • Greggs PLC, CF48 1HY
  • OP Chocolate Ltd, CF48 3TB
  • The Cheesecake Guy, CF48 2SR
  • Greggs PLC, CF48 1HY
  • OP Chocolate Ltd, CF48 3TB
  • Mr Keefey Icecream Ltd, CF48 2SF
  • Toomeys Munchbox, CF48 2SF
  • Mr Keefey Icecream Ltd, CF48 2SF
  • Toomeys Munchbox, CF48 2SF
  • Get Stuft, CF48 3TE
  • Carla Hotchkiss T/A Merthyr RFC, CF48 1AF
  • Carla Hotchkiss T/A Merthyr RFC, CF48 1AF
  • Cake For All Occasions 4a, CF48 2SR
  • Merthyr Valleys Meals on Wheels, CF48 3TE
  • Scoff-22, CF48 2SR
  • Keto Cardiff LTD, CF48 2NA
  • Gellideg Community Food Pantry, CF48 1ND
  • Merthyr Tydfil Luncheon Club, CF48 1ND
  • Gellideg Community Food Pantry, CF48 1ND
  • Keto Cardiff LTD, CF48 2NA
  • Casey's Lodge, CF48 1PF
  • Little Acorns @ Ysgol Y Graig, CF48 2RD
  • Rainbow Therapeutic LTD, CF48 1HR
  • Toddlers Preschool, CF48 1ND
  • Casey's Lodge, CF48 1PF
  • Ysgol Y Graig School (Catering Kitchen), CF48 2RD
  • Ysgol Y Graig School (Catering Kitchen), CF48 2RD
  • Afon Taf, Senior Kitchen, CF48 4ED
  • Bobl Bach Pre-School, CF48 2AD
  • Dowlais Primary School, CF48 3HB