DH2 Postcode Area Information

Population
30,666
Avg Annual Income
£37,683
Full Time Employees
28.94%
Average Age
44.82

Area Overview

The postcode area is located in the County Durham, County Durham postcode town, in the North East, England region.

The DH2 postcode area covers parts of County Durham in England, including towns such as Chester-le-Street, Birtley, Ouston, and Pelton. It is situated to the north of Durham City and to the south of Newcastle upon Tyne, making it a convenient location for commuters working in either city. The area is predominantly residential, with a mix of housing types including detached homes, semi-detached properties, and terraced houses.

There are a number of amenities in the DH2 postcode area, including local shops, supermarkets, schools, and healthcare facilities. Residents also have access to recreational facilities such as parks, sports clubs, and leisure centers. The area has a strong sense of community, with various social events and activities taking place throughout the year.

Transportation in the DH2 postcode area is well served by roads, with the A1(M) motorway running through the region providing easy access to nearby cities and towns. There are also regular bus services connecting the area to surrounding towns and cities. The nearest railway station is located in Chester-le-Street, providing further transport links to the wider region.

Overall, the DH2 postcode area offers a mix of amenities, a strong sense of community, and good transportation links, making it a desirable place to live for those looking for a mix of urban and suburban living in County Durham.

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 DH2 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 Chester-le-Street North, Chester-le-Street South, Chester-le-Street West Central, North Lodge, Pelton, Sacriston electoral wards.

DH2 Postcode Map

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DH2 Area Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of DH2 postcode area is 30,666. 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 29,537, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 281. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (16,617), followed by No religion (12,261).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (7,658), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (5,344).

Economic Status

Most people in the nearby area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (10,101), while 7,919 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 6,812 adults have Level 4 education, while 4,772 have Level 3 education. The most common occupations are

  • Professional occupations (2275)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (1775), and
  • Administrative and secretarial occupations (1611)

Age

The average age of people living in area is 45 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (7076), Between 55 to 64 (6996), and Between 45 to 54 (6621).

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 (4,881) followed by Routine occupations (3,538), and Intermediate occupations (3,535).

Postcodes in DH2

There are total 3 postcode sectors present in the DH2 (listed below). The postcode DH2 has a total of 821 postcodes.

DH2 2DH (terminated)
DH2 2NS (terminated)
DH2 2WW (terminated)
DH2 2YR (terminated)
DH2 2YW (terminated)
DH2 2PZ (terminated)
DH2 2YS (terminated)
DH2 2QR (terminated)
DH2 2WA (terminated)
DH2 2YQ (terminated)
DH2 2YP (terminated)
DH2 2DJ (terminated)
DH2 2AS (terminated)
DH2 2PL (terminated)
DH2 2SX (terminated)
DH2 2YT (terminated)
DH2 2DQ (terminated)
DH2 2WY (terminated)
DH2 2YY (terminated)
DH2 2QN (terminated)
DH2 2YL (terminated)
DH2 2QE (terminated)
DH2 2QX (terminated)
DH2 2YZ (terminated)
DH2 2PQ (terminated)
DH2 2SH (terminated)
DH2 2WZ (terminated)
DH2 2ZZ (terminated)
DH2 2AE (terminated)
DH2 2YN (terminated)
, DH2 2PH (terminated)
DH2 2YX (terminated)
DH2 2PY (terminated)
DH2 2WX (terminated)
DH2 2SQ (terminated)
DH2 2YJ (terminated)
DH2 2QH (terminated)
DH2 2YU (terminated)
DH2 3PR (terminated)
DH2 3QS (terminated)
DH2 3WX (terminated)
DH2 3YH (terminated)
DH2 3YE (terminated)
DH2 3YF (terminated)
DH2 3YJ (terminated)
DH2 3YQ (terminated)
DH2 3ZZ (terminated)
DH2 3YP (terminated)
DH2 3RF (terminated)
DH2 3TZ (terminated)
DH2 3YU (terminated)
DH2 3QZ (terminated)
DH2 3JT (terminated)
DH2 3LB (terminated)
DH2 3YW (terminated)
DH2 3YT (terminated)
DH2 3QU (terminated)
DH2 3YD (terminated)
DH2 3YG (terminated)
DH2 3YS (terminated)
DH2 3WY (terminated)
DH2 3NW (terminated)
DH2 3YN (terminated)
DH2 3EL (terminated)
DH2 3SN (terminated)
DH2 3DQ (terminated)
DH2 3TY (terminated)
DH2 3WA (terminated)
DH2 3PJ (terminated)
, DH2 3QL (terminated)
DH2 3SA (terminated)
DH2 3WU (terminated)
DH2 3YL (terminated)
DH2 3DE (terminated)
DH2 3NG (terminated)
DH2 3YZ (terminated)
DH2 3WW (terminated)
DH2 3YY (terminated)
DH2 3WZ (terminated)
DH2 1XX (terminated)
DH2 1YG (terminated)
DH2 1AD (terminated)
DH2 1AS (terminated)
DH2 1BJ (terminated)
DH2 1FE (terminated)
DH2 1FG (terminated)
DH2 1HW (terminated)
DH2 1HL (terminated)
DH2 1NW (terminated)
DH2 1QN (terminated)
DH2 1SP (terminated)
DH2 1WU (terminated)
DH2 1SU (terminated)
DH2 1SJ (terminated)
DH2 1TS (terminated)
DH2 1YA (terminated)
DH2 1YU (terminated)
DH2 1YY (terminated)
DH2 1YD (terminated)
DH2 1YJ (terminated)
DH2 1WX (terminated)
DH2 1YT (terminated)
DH2 1SQ (terminated)
DH2 1YR (terminated)
DH2 1AA (terminated)
DH2 1SZ (terminated)
DH2 1AL (terminated)
DH2 1HN (terminated)
DH2 1FA (terminated)
DH2 1HJ (terminated)
DH2 1FB (terminated)
DH2 1XW (terminated)
DH2 1UT (terminated)
DH2 1HD (terminated)
DH2 1YE (terminated)
DH2 1YQ (terminated)
DH2 1FD (terminated)
DH2 1HG (terminated)
DH2 1AR (terminated)
DH2 1YS (terminated)
DH2 1WY (terminated)
DH2 1BW (terminated)
DH2 1AZ (terminated)
DH2 1HF (terminated)
DH2 1UG (terminated)
DH2 1XZ (terminated)
DH2 1SX (terminated)
DH2 1YN (terminated)
DH2 1FF (terminated)
DH2 1XY (terminated)
DH2 1PA (terminated)
DH2 1HQ (terminated)
DH2 1SN (terminated)
DH2 1HA (terminated)
DH2 1EY (terminated)
DH2 1WZ (terminated)
DH2 1YH (terminated)
DH2 1AP (terminated)
DH2 1EQ (terminated)
DH2 1YX (terminated)
DH2 1YL (terminated)
DH2 1YF (terminated)
DH2 1BH (terminated)
DH2 1AF (terminated)
DH2 1HB (terminated)
DH2 1HE (terminated)
DH2 1YZ (terminated)
DH2 1YP (terminated)
DH2 1HH (terminated)
DH2 1XE (terminated)
DH2 1DG (terminated)
DH2 1SL (terminated)
DH2 1PW (terminated)
DH2 1WW (terminated)
DH2 1YB (terminated)
DH2 1BN (terminated)
DH2 1YW (terminated)
ONS Administrative Info
NameType
AreaDH2
Ward

Chester-le-Street North

Chester-le-Street South

Chester-le-Street West Central

North Lodge

Pelton

Sacriston

LTLA22County Durham
UTLA22County Durham
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland

DH2 Crime Statstics

Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Crime rate by Month

43

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

11

Burglary

31

Criminal damage and arson

6

Drugs

3

Other crime

9

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

10

Public order

2

Robbery

8

Shoplifting

12

Vehicle crime

83

Violence and sexual offences

51

Anti-social behaviour

2

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Other theft

2

Public order

1

Shoplifting

1

Vehicle crime

1

Violence and sexual offences

51

Anti-social behaviour

11

Burglary

47

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

8

Other crime

10

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

12

Public order

6

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

8

Vehicle crime

78

Violence and sexual offences

26

Anti-social behaviour

5

Burglary

25

Criminal damage and arson

9

Other crime

7

Other theft

10

Public order

6

Shoplifting

4

Vehicle crime

84

Violence and sexual offences

25

Anti-social behaviour

8

Burglary

26

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

2

Other crime

10

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

10

Public order

2

Shoplifting

11

Vehicle crime

69

Violence and sexual offences

31

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

5

Burglary

24

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

7

Other crime

13

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

11

Public order

1

Robbery

10

Vehicle crime

76

Violence and sexual offences

3

Anti-social behaviour

48

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

11

Burglary

28

Criminal damage and arson

7

Drugs

4

Other crime

13

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

13

Public order

10

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

7

Vehicle crime

75

Violence and sexual offences

53

Anti-social behaviour

6

Burglary

18

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

9

Other crime

12

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

12

Public order

2

Robbery

9

Shoplifting

10

Vehicle crime

96

Violence and sexual offences

32

Anti-social behaviour

12

Burglary

26

Criminal damage and arson

7

Drugs

4

Other crime

10

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

13

Public order

7

Shoplifting

12

Vehicle crime

104

Violence and sexual offences

56

Anti-social behaviour

10

Burglary

29

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

7

Other crime

20

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

23

Public order

6

Shoplifting

11

Vehicle crime

107

Violence and sexual offences

56

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

38

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

11

Other crime

12

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

24

Public order

5

Shoplifting

4

Vehicle crime

120

Violence and sexual offences

53

Anti-social behaviour

13

Burglary

34

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

7

Other crime

10

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

25

Public order

6

Shoplifting

12

Vehicle crime

104

Violence and sexual offences

45

Anti-social behaviour

7

Burglary

26

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

12

Other crime

24

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

30

Public order

1

Shoplifting

5

Vehicle crime

114

Violence and sexual offences

22

Anti-social behaviour

10

Burglary

30

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

2

Other crime

6

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

23

Public order

1

Robbery

4

Shoplifting

4

Vehicle crime

93

Violence and sexual offences

25

Anti-social behaviour

4

Burglary

21

Criminal damage and arson

6

Drugs

5

Other crime

13

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

21

Public order

6

Vehicle crime

79

Violence and sexual offences

8

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

7

Burglary

32

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

5

Other crime

10

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

25

Public order

1

Robbery

4

Shoplifting

5

Vehicle crime

99

Violence and sexual offences

DH2 Property Statstics

Sold House Prices over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Other£5,650.00£5,650.00 - £5,650.001
Terraced£102,500.00£102,500.00 - £102,500.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£135,000.00£135,000.00 - £135,000.001
Terraced£105,500.00£105,500.00 - £105,500.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£151,000.00£75,000.00 - £227,000.002
Semi-Detached£230,000.00£230,000.00 - £230,000.001
Terraced£111,333.33£64,000.00 - £140,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£283,861.50£85,000.00 - £380,000.005
Flat£71,333.33£55,000.00 - £86,000.003
Other£580,000.00£580,000.00 - £580,000.001
Semi-Detached£173,125.00£136,500.00 - £213,500.004
Terraced£246,212.50£37,500.00 - £450,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£278,122.50£153,000.00 - £334,495.006
Flat£75,000.00£75,000.00 - £75,000.002
Semi-Detached£148,333.33£120,000.00 - £205,000.003
Terraced£75,250.00£32,500.00 - £105,000.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£297,556.88£220,000.00 - £342,000.009
Flat£68,143.67£32,000.00 - £92,431.003
Other£83,695.00£83,695.00 - £83,695.001
Semi-Detached£152,562.50£105,000.00 - £190,000.008
Terraced£121,738.64£41,000.00 - £152,750.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£306,974.77£180,000.00 - £750,000.0013
Flat£94,381.25£89,950.00 - £101,000.004
Other£136,500.00£136,500.00 - £136,500.001
Semi-Detached£116,071.43£88,000.00 - £170,000.009
Terraced£96,607.14£24,500.00 - £202,000.0014
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£152,500.00£152,500.00 - £152,500.001
Terraced£32,000.00£32,000.00 - £32,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£212,291.67£180,000.00 - £277,750.004
Semi-Detached£198,222.22£80,000.00 - £250,000.0010
Terraced£99,921.43£72,500.00 - £125,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£278,750.00£52,500.00 - £345,000.007
Flat£71,750.00£60,000.00 - £83,500.002
Semi-Detached£176,900.00£81,500.00 - £265,000.005
Terraced£148,023.81£56,000.00 - £225,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£291,820.00£170,000.00 - £331,950.006
Flat£153,666.67£75,000.00 - £300,000.003
Other£85,677.00£85,677.00 - £85,677.001
Semi-Detached£188,980.00£112,000.00 - £254,950.008
Terraced£132,384.09£39,950.00 - £245,000.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£273,150.00£151,500.00 - £339,950.007
Flat£74,250.00£63,500.00 - £85,000.002
Other£125,000.00£125,000.00 - £125,000.001
Semi-Detached£158,287.50£82,000.00 - £207,950.005
Terraced£165,995.00£50,000.00 - £232,500.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£321,773.00£170,000.00 - £590,990.0011
Flat£74,000.00£74,000.00 - £74,000.001
Other£111,000.00£92,000.00 - £130,000.002
Semi-Detached£139,273.81£105,000.00 - £162,000.0010
Terraced£72,517.86£31,000.00 - £145,000.0016
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£303,483.33£235,000.00 - £410,000.0013
Semi-Detached£155,231.82£52,000.00 - £265,750.0022
Terraced£116,945.44£30,000.00 - £165,000.0036
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£172,000.00£172,000.00 - £172,000.001
Flat£79,250.00£70,000.00 - £88,500.002
Semi-Detached£150,321.43£113,000.00 - £197,000.009
Terraced£124,625.00£29,000.00 - £212,000.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£227,500.00£205,000.00 - £250,000.002
Semi-Detached£65,000.00£65,000.00 - £65,000.001
Terraced£92,195.00£44,000.00 - £117,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£271,200.00£200,000.00 - £455,000.007
Flat£77,475.00£70,000.00 - £84,950.002
Other£183,333.33£65,000.00 - £300,000.003
Semi-Detached£188,584.58£80,000.00 - £215,000.0022
Terraced£112,337.50£26,000.00 - £172,000.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£329,788.89£187,500.00 - £520,000.009
Flat£91,250.00£85,000.00 - £97,500.002
Other£39,000.00£39,000.00 - £39,000.001
Semi-Detached£141,775.00£50,000.00 - £220,000.0013
Terraced£115,493.05£19,000.00 - £260,000.0024
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£270,244.67£115,000.00 - £460,000.0014
Flat£68,750.00£27,500.00 - £95,000.004
Other£258,500.00£92,000.00 - £425,000.002
Semi-Detached£160,038.75£72,000.00 - £275,000.0013
Terraced£90,019.23£33,000.00 - £165,000.0014
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£317,891.67£195,000.00 - £560,000.0010
Flat£174,750.00£39,500.00 - £310,000.002
Other£137,666.67£22,000.00 - £320,000.003
Semi-Detached£132,552.08£33,750.00 - £187,500.0010
Terraced£133,150.00£40,000.00 - £280,000.0014
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£289,958.33£220,000.00 - £675,000.0014
Flat£95,194.33£68,000.00 - £147,000.006
Other£180,000.00£180,000.00 - £180,000.001
Semi-Detached£155,248.81£95,000.00 - £250,000.0025
Terraced£122,353.08£27,000.00 - £218,000.0014
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£261,016.67£180,000.00 - £320,000.0012
Flat£199,000.00£74,000.00 - £324,000.002
Semi-Detached£166,507.58£65,000.00 - £230,000.0013
Terraced£107,375.00£43,000.00 - £125,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£255,677.78£193,500.00 - £340,000.006
Other£165,000.00£110,000.00 - £220,000.002
Semi-Detached£136,015.71£46,806.00 - £207,000.0016
Terraced£116,721.15£33,000.00 - £185,000.0018
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£229,964.29£175,000.00 - £295,000.009
Flat£47,000.00£36,000.00 - £58,000.002
Semi-Detached£149,052.54£81,000.00 - £307,000.0015
Terraced£108,560.21£36,000.00 - £167,000.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£246,000.00£180,000.00 - £499,999.007
Flat£123,475.00£59,950.00 - £187,000.002
Other£46,000.00£46,000.00 - £46,000.001
Semi-Detached£144,527.78£45,000.00 - £236,000.0014
Terraced£110,822.92£50,000.00 - £153,000.0015
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£228,000.00£150,000.00 - £306,000.002
Flat£62,500.00£27,500.00 - £82,000.003
Other£140,000.00£140,000.00 - £140,000.001
Semi-Detached£143,633.33£62,500.00 - £215,000.0010
Terraced£125,362.50£23,000.00 - £233,500.0024
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£248,109.44£174,000.00 - £357,000.0011
Flat£71,250.00£67,500.00 - £75,000.002
Other£175,000.00£175,000.00 - £175,000.001
Semi-Detached£144,031.25£70,000.00 - £225,000.0014
Terraced£122,680.56£45,000.00 - £230,000.0020
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£370,000.00£325,000.00 - £415,000.002
Flat£66,500.00£25,000.00 - £131,000.003
Semi-Detached£164,861.36£70,000.00 - £193,000.0012
Terraced£83,080.56£30,000.00 - £175,000.0011
Schools

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Nettlesworth Primary SchoolPrimary, Good115 4-11DH23PF
Roseberry Primary and Nursery SchoolPrimary, Good262 2-11DH21NP
Bullion Lane Primary SchoolPrimary, Good275 2-11DH22DP
Chester-Le-Street CofE (Controlled) Primary SchoolPrimary, Good246 2-11DH22JT
Newker Primary SchoolPrimary, Good418 3-11DH23AA
Pelton Community Primary SchoolPrimary, Good321 2-11DH21EZ
Ouston Primary SchoolPrimary, Good254 3-11DH21RQ
Hermitage AcademySecondary, Inadequate1050 11-18DH23AD
St Benet's Catholic Primary School, OustonPrimary, Outstanding236 3-11DH21QX
Amenities
  • Premier - Pelton Supply Stores, DH2 1DU
  • Premier - Perkinsville Superstore, DH2 1QW
  • Premier - Somal News, Food & Wine, DH2 3LJ
  • Spar Store, DH2 3AS
  • Arans Convenience Store Premier, DH2 2SL
  • Low Urpeth Farm B and B, DH2 1BD
  • Travelodge, DH2 3RJ
  • Dark Kitchen, DH2 3AB
  • Garden Farm Hotel, DH2 3EH
  • Grange Villa Workmens Social Club Ltd, DH2 3LL
  • Kimblesworth Cricket Club, DH2 3QA
  • Newfield Inn, DH2 2SP
  • Gather & Gather by CH&CO Catering Ltd, DH2 1AE
  • Cafe @ the Elms, DH2 3AJ
  • Deli Diva Catering, DH2 1AB
  • Grange Villa Community Enterprise, DH2 3LN
  • Le Raaj, DH2 3RJ
  • China Diner, DH2 2RG
  • Clean Eats Cuisine Ltd, DH2 2RQ
  • Dhillons Golden Fry, DH2 2TT
  • Drum Deli Ltd, DH2 1AG
  • Gaaby’s Grill, DH2 3EH
  • Bullion Lane Nursery, DH2 2DP
  • Changing Lives, DH2 3NL
  • Chester Le Street Family Hub, DH2 2EL
  • Dream Big, DH2 3LN
  • Eden Garden Nursery, DH2 1QX
  • Durham Alliance for Community Care, DH2 1DE
  • Neuroactiveuk, DH2 1RJ
  • Ouston Community Centre, DH2 1RJ
  • Pelton Community Centre, DH2 1DE
  • Pelton Fell Community Centre, DH2 2NH
  • Breakfast Club, DH2 3PF
  • Bullion Lane Primary School, DH2 2DP
  • Chester-le-Street CE Primary School, DH2 2JT
  • Nettlesworth Primary School, DH2 3PF
  • Newker Morning & After School Kids Club, DH2 3AB
  • Indian Kitchen, DH2 1AA
  • Shells Diner, DH2 1SR
  • Healthy Options Catering, DH2 1AH
  • Sainsbury's, DH2 2DE
  • The Co-Operative Food, DH2 1DE