CH42 Postcode Area Information

Population
16,500
Avg Annual Income
£34,733
Full Time Employees
25.32%
Average Age
39.88

Area Overview

The postcode area is located in the Wirral, Wirral postcode town, in the North West, England region.

The CH42 postcode area is located in England and covers parts of Birkenhead in the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral. The area is predominantly residential, with a mix of housing types including council estates, terraced houses, and more modern developments. The amenities in CH42 include schools, parks, shops, and healthcare facilities to serve the local community.

Some notable areas within the CH42 postcode include Claughton, Oxton, and Grange. Claughton is a popular residential area with a mix of housing styles, while Oxton is known for its leafy streets and village atmosphere. Grange is a more affluent suburb with larger, detached properties.

In terms of transportation, CH42 is well-served by local bus services that connect the area to nearby towns and cities. There are also several train stations within easy reach, including Birkenhead Central and Bidston, providing links to Liverpool and other destinations.

The geography of the CH42 postcode area is varied, with the northern part being more urban and built-up, while the southern part is more open and green, with parks and playing fields providing recreational spaces for residents. Overall, CH42 offers a mix of amenities, housing types, and transportation options, making it a desirable place to live for many residents.

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 CH42 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 postcode area covers Birkenhead and Tranmere, Oxton, Prenton, Rock Ferry electoral wards.

CH42 Postcode Map

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CH42 Area Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of CH42 postcode area is 16,500. 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 14,572, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 528. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (8,004), followed by No religion (6,816).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (6,275), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (5,416).

Economic Status

Most people in the nearby area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (9,150), while 5,156 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 3,401 adults have Does not apply education, while 2,348 have Level 3 education. The most common occupations are

  • Professional occupations (1018)
  • Caring, leisure and other service occupations (965), and
  • Elementary occupations (917)

Age

The average age of people living in area is 40 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (9361), Between 25 to 34 (6935), and Between 45 to 54 (6479).

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 (2,222) followed by Routine occupations (2,143), and Semi-routine occupations (1,980).

Postcodes in CH42

There are total 10 postcode sectors present in the CH42 (listed below). The postcode CH42 has a total of 710 postcodes.

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ONS Administrative Info
NameType
AreaCH42
Ward

Birkenhead and Tranmere

Oxton

Prenton

Rock Ferry

LTLA22Wirral
UTLA22Wirral
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland

CH42 Crime Statstics

Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Crime rate by Month

9

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

2

Burglary

15

Criminal damage and arson

20

Drugs

7

Other crime

7

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

10

Public order

1

Robbery

1

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

2

Vehicle crime

62

Violence and sexual offences

6

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

5

Burglary

8

Criminal damage and arson

8

Drugs

2

Other crime

12

Other theft

11

Public order

2

Robbery

8

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

7

Vehicle crime

63

Violence and sexual offences

10

Anti-social behaviour

5

Burglary

11

Criminal damage and arson

10

Drugs

3

Other crime

5

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

11

Public order

5

Shoplifting

8

Vehicle crime

75

Violence and sexual offences

12

Anti-social behaviour

4

Burglary

15

Criminal damage and arson

13

Drugs

2

Other crime

12

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

7

Public order

4

Shoplifting

7

Vehicle crime

73

Violence and sexual offences

3

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

3

Burglary

14

Criminal damage and arson

9

Drugs

5

Other crime

9

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

18

Public order

1

Robbery

2

Shoplifting

2

Vehicle crime

68

Violence and sexual offences

11

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

1

Burglary

14

Criminal damage and arson

17

Drugs

5

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

10

Public order

3

Shoplifting

1

Vehicle crime

61

Violence and sexual offences

9

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

3

Burglary

11

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

9

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

15

Public order

1

Robbery

6

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

5

Vehicle crime

60

Violence and sexual offences

10

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

4

Burglary

8

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

3

Other crime

9

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

17

Public order

3

Robbery

5

Shoplifting

3

Vehicle crime

68

Violence and sexual offences

10

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

9

Burglary

23

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

8

Other crime

7

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

24

Public order

1

Robbery

5

Shoplifting

4

Vehicle crime

69

Violence and sexual offences

16

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

3

Burglary

13

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

6

Other crime

10

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

21

Public order

3

Vehicle crime

71

Violence and sexual offences

27

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

1

Burglary

20

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

2

Other crime

13

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

18

Public order

4

Robbery

4

Shoplifting

3

Vehicle crime

87

Violence and sexual offences

31

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

5

Burglary

12

Criminal damage and arson

15

Drugs

7

Other crime

9

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

24

Public order

1

Robbery

10

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

7

Vehicle crime

79

Violence and sexual offences

21

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

7

Burglary

14

Criminal damage and arson

6

Drugs

4

Other crime

10

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

18

Public order

8

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

8

Vehicle crime

89

Violence and sexual offences

11

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

20

Criminal damage and arson

9

Drugs

11

Other crime

11

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

17

Public order

2

Robbery

9

Shoplifting

2

Vehicle crime

81

Violence and sexual offences

19

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

8

Burglary

24

Criminal damage and arson

19

Drugs

3

Other crime

7

Other theft

18

Public order

3

Robbery

5

Shoplifting

11

Vehicle crime

70

Violence and sexual offences

11

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

19

Criminal damage and arson

25

Drugs

1

Other crime

8

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

22

Public order

4

Shoplifting

9

Vehicle crime

73

Violence and sexual offences

3

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

4

Burglary

14

Criminal damage and arson

9

Drugs

3

Other crime

9

Other theft

16

Public order

4

Shoplifting

4

Vehicle crime

78

Violence and sexual offences

CH42 Property Statstics

Sold House Prices over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£54,250.00£40,500.00 - £68,000.002
Semi-Detached£225,000.00£225,000.00 - £225,000.001
Terraced£95,388.89£48,500.00 - £143,000.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Other£290,000.00£290,000.00 - £290,000.001
Terraced£108,500.00£107,000.00 - £110,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£168,500.00£168,500.00 - £168,500.001
Flat£195,000.00£195,000.00 - £195,000.001
Semi-Detached£130,000.00£130,000.00 - £130,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£211,000.00£202,000.00 - £220,000.002
Flat£89,000.00£89,000.00 - £89,000.001
Semi-Detached£273,000.00£273,000.00 - £273,000.001
Terraced£82,500.00£70,000.00 - £102,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£127,000.00£69,000.00 - £185,000.002
Other£100,000.00£100,000.00 - £100,000.002
Semi-Detached£82,500.00£82,500.00 - £82,500.001
Terraced£131,666.67£85,000.00 - £225,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Other£168,250.00£104,000.00 - £325,000.004
Semi-Detached£195,500.00£155,000.00 - £250,000.004
Terraced£123,444.74£65,000.00 - £330,000.0019
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£272,500.00£272,500.00 - £272,500.001
Flat£82,000.00£82,000.00 - £82,000.001
Other£112,166.67£85,000.00 - £166,500.003
Semi-Detached£198,777.78£95,000.00 - £360,000.0018
Terraced£114,619.79£41,000.00 - £207,000.0028
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£322,500.00£270,000.00 - £375,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£385,000.00£385,000.00 - £385,000.001
Flat£136,000.00£136,000.00 - £136,000.001
Semi-Detached£224,187.50£94,500.00 - £375,000.008
Terraced£102,099.50£66,000.00 - £175,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£516,250.00£232,500.00 - £800,000.002
Flat£80,000.00£80,000.00 - £80,000.001
Other£333,000.00£114,000.00 - £552,000.002
Semi-Detached£235,000.00£120,000.00 - £502,000.008
Terraced£104,204.58£40,000.00 - £165,000.0026
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£710,000.00£710,000.00 - £710,000.001
Semi-Detached£193,700.00£73,000.00 - £470,000.005
Terraced£104,562.50£52,000.00 - £180,000.0016
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£130,050.00£65,100.00 - £195,000.002
Other£952,260.00£176,000.00 - £1,728,520.002
Semi-Detached£214,772.73£100,000.00 - £355,000.0011
Terraced£141,513.33£50,000.00 - £194,950.0016
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£155,000.00£155,000.00 - £155,000.001
Flat£68,564.29£55,000.00 - £85,000.007
Other£217,920.00£50,500.00 - £395,300.005
Semi-Detached£194,444.44£130,000.00 - £350,000.009
Terraced£100,782.74£45,000.00 - £218,000.0025
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£155,425.00£69,500.00 - £205,000.0011
Other£37,000.00£25,000.00 - £49,000.004
Semi-Detached£190,760.00£98,000.00 - £310,000.0025
Terraced£119,387.10£42,500.00 - £185,000.0031
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£266,000.00£266,000.00 - £266,000.001
Flat£100,000.00£100,000.00 - £100,000.001
Other£43,000.00£43,000.00 - £43,000.001
Semi-Detached£214,197.14£170,000.00 - £397,500.007
Terraced£86,496.43£44,000.00 - £336,400.0015
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£60,000.00£60,000.00 - £60,000.001
Semi-Detached£202,500.00£185,000.00 - £220,000.002
Terraced£92,166.67£52,000.00 - £155,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£311,500.00£298,000.00 - £325,000.002
Flat£128,125.00£62,500.00 - £220,000.004
Other£550,000.00£550,000.00 - £550,000.002
Semi-Detached£154,093.75£100,000.00 - £272,000.009
Terraced£142,791.50£72,000.00 - £205,000.0026
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£219,000.00£75,000.00 - £370,000.003
Flat£85,500.00£63,000.00 - £100,000.003
Other£180,000.00£180,000.00 - £180,000.001
Semi-Detached£212,212.50£84,000.00 - £503,000.0020
Terraced£111,141.30£74,000.00 - £192,000.0024
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£347,500.00£145,000.00 - £550,000.002
Flat£92,500.00£60,000.00 - £145,000.003
Other£122,500.00£60,000.00 - £185,000.002
Semi-Detached£207,830.56£100,000.00 - £395,000.0018
Terraced£114,231.25£62,000.00 - £200,000.0024
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£328,333.33£250,000.00 - £420,000.003
Flat£101,112.50£37,000.00 - £127,500.004
Semi-Detached£163,573.53£100,000.00 - £320,000.0018
Terraced£128,183.15£57,500.00 - £300,000.0027
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£257,000.00£257,000.00 - £257,000.001
Flat£40,000.00£40,000.00 - £40,000.001
Semi-Detached£187,615.50£95,250.00 - £323,000.0012
Terraced£114,029.55£52,000.00 - £330,000.0022
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£312,500.00£312,500.00 - £312,500.001
Flat£70,571.43£40,000.00 - £127,000.007
Other£1,615,000.00£470,000.00 - £2,760,000.002
Semi-Detached£225,772.73£110,000.00 - £495,000.0011
Terraced£110,061.36£61,000.00 - £200,000.0022
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£550,000.00£550,000.00 - £550,000.001
Flat£64,088.43£39,999.00 - £102,000.007
Other£217,500.00£130,000.00 - £305,000.002
Semi-Detached£190,663.18£115,000.00 - £350,000.0011
Terraced£107,979.91£45,000.00 - £250,000.0029
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£210,000.00£210,000.00 - £210,000.001
Flat£138,125.00£78,500.00 - £190,000.003
Other£130,000.00£90,000.00 - £170,000.002
Semi-Detached£155,278.12£87,500.00 - £271,000.0016
Terraced£105,482.61£56,000.00 - £190,000.0023
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£170,000.00£170,000.00 - £170,000.001
Flat£54,450.20£39,751.00 - £65,000.005
Other£116,000.00£2,000.00 - £400,000.004
Semi-Detached£138,028.65£75,250.00 - £270,000.0014
Terraced£105,098.33£39,500.00 - £162,000.0024
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£278,000.00£278,000.00 - £278,000.001
Flat£88,590.00£41,000.00 - £150,000.005
Other£182,000.00£61,000.00 - £375,000.003
Semi-Detached£180,000.00£89,000.00 - £275,000.0011
Terraced£79,677.69£50,000.00 - £258,000.0028
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£646,333.33£219,000.00 - £1,020,000.003
Flat£104,000.00£80,000.00 - £130,000.003
Other£1,463,500.00£152,000.00 - £2,775,000.002
Semi-Detached£144,295.45£70,000.00 - £370,000.0013
Terraced£98,606.83£62,000.00 - £145,000.0023
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£452,500.00£305,000.00 - £600,000.002
Flat£99,500.00£89,000.00 - £110,000.002
Other£175,000.00£175,000.00 - £175,000.001
Semi-Detached£187,388.89£148,000.00 - £258,000.009
Terraced£86,906.97£55,000.00 - £205,000.0020
Schools

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Bedford Drive Primary SchoolPrimary, Good423 3-11CH426RT
Devonshire Park Primary SchoolPrimary, Good460 3-11CH429JX
Mersey Park Primary SchoolPrimary, Outstanding459 3-11CH420PH
Rock Ferry Primary SchoolPrimary, Good305 3-11CH422BL
Woodchurch Road Primary SchoolPrimary, Requires improvement291 4-11CH429LJ
Well Lane Primary SchoolPrimary, Good225 3-11CH425PF
St Anne's Catholic Primary SchoolPrimary, Good230 2-11CH424NE
Prenton High School for GirlsSecondary, Good779 11-16CH426RR
Amenities
  • MP Food and Wine, CH42 7HB
  • PSV Food and Wine, CH42 0HX
  • PT Food and Wine, CH42 3TF
  • Dacre Hill Post Office, CH42 4NG
  • Dhillons News, CH42 0LD
  • Prenton Lawn Tennis Club, CH42 8LY
  • St Anne's Parish Centre, CH42 2BY
  • Beehive Public House, CH42 0LH
  • Derby Arms, CH42 2AL
  • Halfway House Public House, CH42 9QE
  • Albany Bowling Club, CH42 3XW
  • Armadillo, CH42 6PU
  • Armadillo, CH42 6PU
  • Bank Dough, CH42 6RE
  • Break Time Cafe, CH42 9JE
  • Aldi, CH42 8PG
  • Co-op Tranmere Court, CH42 5AB
  • Farmfoods, CH42 8PQ
  • Iceland, CH42 9JG
  • Lidl, CH42 3UZ
  • Double Lucky House, CH42 4NG
  • Al's Pizza, CH42 2AT
  • Billy Bunters Snack Bar, CH42 1RP
  • Casa Express, CH42 8PQ
  • Cowsheds Catering, CH42 9PY
  • Bedford Drive Primary, CH42 6RT
  • Rock Ferry Primary School, CH42 2BL
  • St Annes R C Primary School, CH42 4NE
  • Well Lane Primary School, CH42 5PF
  • Bedford Drive Primary School, CH42 6RT
  • Corona House Residential Home, CH42 8PY
  • Daisy Chain Day Nursery, CH42 4NT
  • Grovewood Residential Home, CH42 4NT
  • Little Cherubs Day Nursery, CH42 4NQ
  • The Court Nursing Home, CH42 1QB
  • Drop in/Luncheon Club, CH42 1PY
  • Firbobs Out Of School Club, CH42 6RT
  • Koala North West, CH42 9PH
  • Lean build, CH42 6PW
  • Teacake Cakes, CH42 4QF