DH6 Postcode Area Information

Population
34,652
Avg Annual Income
£34,583
Full Time Employees
29.63%
Average Age
43.25

County Durham, DH6 Postcode Area Overview

The DH6 postcode area is located in the County Durham, County Durham postcode town, in the North East, England region.

The DH6 postcode area is located in the North East of England, covering parts of County Durham. It includes the towns of Wingate, Wheatley Hill, Thornley, Castle Eden, and Trimdon. The area is predominantly rural, with a mixture of farmland, small villages, and some industrial areas.

In terms of amenities, the DH6 postcode area has a range of shops, pubs, and restaurants to cater to the local population. There are also schools, healthcare facilities, and recreational spaces such as parks and sports fields. The larger towns in the area offer a wider range of amenities and services.

Transportation in the DH6 postcode area is primarily by road, with the A181 and A688 main roads providing links to nearby towns and cities. There are also regular bus services connecting the towns within the postcode area and to surrounding areas. The nearest train station is located in Seaham, providing access to destinations further afield.

The geography of the DH6 postcode area is varied, with rolling hills, valleys, and coastal areas all within easy reach. There are opportunities for outdoor activities such as walking, cycling, and horse riding in the surrounding countryside. The area is also close to the coast, with beaches and seaside resorts a short drive away. Overall, the DH6 postcode area offers a mix of rural charm and modern amenities for residents and visitors alike.

A Major part of this postcode area seems to have people who:

  • Were mostly born in the UK: Not many people moved here from other countries.
  • Are older: There are more adults over retirement age than younger people.
  • Are white and Christian: Most people identify as white and belong to Christian churches.
  • Live in houses, not apartments: Most homes are detached or semi-detached houses, with some terraced houses too.
  • Have lower education levels: Fewer people have university degrees or A-Levels compared to other areas.
  • Have average jobs: Jobs are similar to other areas, but slightly more people work in administration or skilled trades.
Overall, this postcode area seems to have a stable, older population with traditional living arrangements and typical job types.

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

Electoral Wards

The DH6 postcode area covers Coxhoe, Durham South, Sherburn, Shotton and South Hetton, Trimdon and Thornley electoral wards.

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DH6 Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of DH6 postcode area is 34,652. 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 33,101, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 541. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (19,337), followed by No religion (13,181).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (7,393), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (5,542).

Economic Status

Most people in the DH6 postcode area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (10,873), while 7,314 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 7,600 adults have Level 4 education, while 5,242 have Level 3 education. The most common occupations in the DH6 area are

  • Professional occupations (2627)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (1951), and
  • Elementary occupations (1909)

Age

The average age of people living in postcode DH6 is 43 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (7343), Between 55 to 64 (6663), and Between 45 to 54 (6207).

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 DH6 has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (4,978) followed by Routine occupations (4,768), and Semi-routine occupations (3,817).

Postcodes in DH6

There are total 5 postcode sectors present in the DH6 (listed below). The postcode DH6 has a total of 1127 postcodes.

ONS Administrative Info of DH6
NameType
AreaDH6
Ward

Coxhoe

Durham South

Sherburn

Shotton and South Hetton

Trimdon and Thornley

LTLA22County Durham
UTLA22County Durham
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland

County Durham, DH6 Postcode Crime rate over the last 12 Months

County Durham, DH6 Postcode Area Crime rate by Month

42

Anti-social behaviour

8

Burglary

46

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

3

Other crime

12

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

17

Public order

1

Robbery

21

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

9

Vehicle crime

79

Violence and sexual offences

42

Anti-social behaviour

21

Burglary

41

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

5

Other crime

14

Other theft

16

Public order

16

Shoplifting

5

Vehicle crime

86

Violence and sexual offences

55

Anti-social behaviour

25

Burglary

42

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

7

Other crime

19

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

9

Public order

2

Robbery

28

Shoplifting

11

Vehicle crime

129

Violence and sexual offences

58

Anti-social behaviour

21

Burglary

31

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

9

Other crime

21

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

21

Public order

19

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

7

Vehicle crime

109

Violence and sexual offences

55

Anti-social behaviour

18

Burglary

29

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

5

Other crime

13

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

14

Public order

25

Shoplifting

9

Vehicle crime

94

Violence and sexual offences

54

Anti-social behaviour

13

Burglary

45

Criminal damage and arson

6

Drugs

10

Other crime

18

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

22

Public order

1

Robbery

39

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

10

Vehicle crime

106

Violence and sexual offences

41

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

19

Burglary

44

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

5

Other crime

24

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

19

Public order

40

Shoplifting

15

Vehicle crime

121

Violence and sexual offences

42

Anti-social behaviour

16

Burglary

42

Criminal damage and arson

9

Drugs

8

Other crime

19

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

21

Public order

45

Shoplifting

12

Vehicle crime

128

Violence and sexual offences

42

Anti-social behaviour

17

Burglary

68

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

8

Other crime

16

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

27

Public order

29

Shoplifting

8

Vehicle crime

107

Violence and sexual offences

47

Anti-social behaviour

12

Burglary

55

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

9

Other crime

14

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

35

Public order

1

Robbery

45

Shoplifting

10

Vehicle crime

116

Violence and sexual offences

22

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

8

Burglary

41

Criminal damage and arson

11

Drugs

12

Other crime

22

Other theft

5

Possession of weapons

37

Public order

2

Robbery

40

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

8

Vehicle crime

135

Violence and sexual offences

24

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

14

Burglary

53

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

4

Other crime

15

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

30

Public order

1

Robbery

23

Shoplifting

8

Vehicle crime

107

Violence and sexual offences

27

Anti-social behaviour

19

Burglary

55

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

5

Other crime

9

Other theft

20

Public order

23

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

10

Vehicle crime

130

Violence and sexual offences

20

Anti-social behaviour

10

Burglary

37

Criminal damage and arson

9

Drugs

4

Other crime

14

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

24

Public order

3

Robbery

17

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

15

Vehicle crime

95

Violence and sexual offences

Sold House Prices in DH6 postcode area over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices in DH6 postcode area by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£220,000.00£220,000.00 - £220,000.002
Other£50,000.00£50,000.00 - £50,000.001
Semi-Detached£117,000.00£117,000.00 - £117,000.001
Terraced£78,166.50£55,000.00 - £106,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£123,234.44£60,000.00 - £150,000.009
Terraced£64,187.50£28,500.00 - £132,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£243,497.50£150,000.00 - £322,995.006
Other£500,000.00£500,000.00 - £500,000.001
Semi-Detached£114,550.00£23,300.00 - £190,000.0012
Terraced£73,250.00£45,500.00 - £125,000.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£190,833.33£90,000.00 - £247,500.006
Flat£23,000.00£23,000.00 - £23,000.001
Other£106,000.00£52,000.00 - £160,000.002
Semi-Detached£150,631.43£44,500.00 - £213,745.0016
Terraced£72,784.33£35,550.00 - £141,000.0024
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£274,433.17£200,000.00 - £387,000.008
Flat£58,500.00£58,500.00 - £58,500.001
Other£208,000.00£208,000.00 - £208,000.002
Semi-Detached£92,270.86£57,500.00 - £160,000.0015
Terraced£95,874.96£27,750.00 - £295,000.0026
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£208,450.00£208,450.00 - £208,450.001
Terraced£73,500.00£54,000.00 - £85,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£298,237.50£173,000.00 - £475,000.004
Semi-Detached£97,041.42£30,000.00 - £150,000.0012
Terraced£74,649.90£42,500.00 - £135,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£202,000.00£170,000.00 - £260,000.007
Other£135,000.00£135,000.00 - £135,000.001
Semi-Detached£138,163.27£66,500.00 - £452,000.0015
Terraced£81,176.47£43,000.00 - £197,000.0017
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£213,916.67£160,000.00 - £457,500.0010
Flat£72,500.00£72,500.00 - £72,500.001
Other£63,500.00£63,500.00 - £63,500.001
Semi-Detached£108,673.83£44,000.00 - £320,000.0023
Terraced£85,039.41£46,000.00 - £130,500.0017
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£162,000.00£162,000.00 - £162,000.001
Other£100,250.00£20,500.00 - £180,000.002
Semi-Detached£103,546.00£46,006.00 - £235,000.0011
Terraced£99,000.00£57,500.00 - £145,000.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£169,250.00£72,000.00 - £440,000.008
Other£51,500.00£20,000.00 - £83,000.002
Semi-Detached£107,134.46£55,000.00 - £235,000.0026
Terraced£88,196.36£38,000.00 - £146,000.0022
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£203,542.22£50,000.00 - £285,000.0018
Other£112,714.29£38,000.00 - £216,000.009
Semi-Detached£86,855.10£40,000.00 - £152,000.0039
Terraced£105,006.09£24,000.00 - £220,000.0046
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£110,000.00£60,000.00 - £160,000.002
Flat£112,500.00£112,500.00 - £112,500.001
Other£135,000.00£135,000.00 - £135,000.001
Semi-Detached£101,265.31£66,000.00 - £167,500.0013
Terraced£87,349.90£33,000.00 - £170,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£301,000.00£218,000.00 - £450,000.003
Other£77,000.00£77,000.00 - £77,000.001
Semi-Detached£86,000.00£65,000.00 - £120,000.003
Terraced£81,500.00£60,000.00 - £105,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£207,125.00£100,000.00 - £450,000.008
Flat£69,000.00£69,000.00 - £69,000.001
Other£125,000.00£125,000.00 - £125,000.001
Semi-Detached£117,823.50£50,000.00 - £190,000.0018
Terraced£79,059.25£23,500.00 - £111,600.0016
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£230,750.00£60,000.00 - £1,100,000.0020
Other£110,565.50£100,000.00 - £141,000.004
Semi-Detached£139,143.33£62,000.00 - £180,000.0016
Terraced£106,527.06£44,000.00 - £350,000.0031
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£205,957.69£127,000.00 - £276,000.0013
Semi-Detached£130,146.67£55,000.00 - £182,500.0016
Terraced£97,439.25£36,750.00 - £170,000.0028
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£276,664.17£126,000.00 - £424,500.0015
Flat£39,000.00£39,000.00 - £39,000.001
Other£233,750.00£95,000.00 - £525,000.004
Semi-Detached£102,574.94£45,000.00 - £189,950.0032
Terraced£68,038.83£30,000.00 - £125,000.0018
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£239,872.50£132,000.00 - £460,000.0011
Flat£50,000.00£45,000.00 - £55,000.002
Other£164,999.67£89,999.00 - £315,000.003
Semi-Detached£162,165.57£59,950.00 - £211,655.0022
Terraced£95,884.98£50,000.00 - £151,000.0021
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£223,707.89£132,500.00 - £375,000.0019
Other£67,931.25£17,500.00 - £118,000.005
Semi-Detached£157,639.14£69,000.00 - £223,995.0022
Terraced£100,495.23£33,500.00 - £250,000.0022
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£280,830.83£245,000.00 - £309,995.007
Other£134,500.00£43,000.00 - £250,000.004
Semi-Detached£122,900.11£35,000.00 - £209,500.0025
Terraced£94,640.87£26,000.00 - £233,500.0023
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£263,522.50£201,000.00 - £410,000.0010
Other£265,000.00£265,000.00 - £265,000.001
Semi-Detached£116,495.13£38,000.00 - £240,995.0023
Terraced£112,749.07£17,000.00 - £200,000.0028
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£227,395.00£10,000.00 - £320,000.0011
Other£130,300.00£60,000.00 - £200,600.002
Semi-Detached£145,650.80£38,000.00 - £208,995.0017
Terraced£77,244.44£30,000.00 - £125,000.0018
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£149,666.67£125,000.00 - £210,000.004
Flat£61,000.00£60,000.00 - £62,000.002
Other£140,583.33£30,000.00 - £325,000.004
Semi-Detached£162,153.75£50,000.00 - £238,000.0017
Terraced£107,621.63£25,000.00 - £235,000.0028
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£282,590.91£183,000.00 - £650,000.0011
Other£201,583.33£110,000.00 - £350,000.004
Semi-Detached£87,816.67£47,000.00 - £155,000.0015
Terraced£90,586.84£57,000.00 - £149,250.0019
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£299,745.00£150,000.00 - £740,000.0010
Other£115,000.00£110,000.00 - £120,000.002
Semi-Detached£122,906.55£52,000.00 - £190,000.0012
Terraced£90,069.21£20,000.00 - £215,500.0019
Schools in the DH6 Postcode Area

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Cassop Primary SchoolPrimary, Outstanding138 3-11DH64RA
Coxhoe Primary SchoolPrimary, Good316 4-11DH64EJ
Kelloe Primary SchoolPrimary, Good124 3-11DH64PG
Bowburn Primary SchoolPrimary, Good363 2-11DH65FP
Pittington Primary SchoolPrimary, Good214 3-11DH61AF
Ludworth Primary SchoolPrimary, Good103 2-11DH61LZ
Sherburn Primary SchoolPrimary, Good170 4-11DH61DU
Thornley Primary SchoolPrimary, Good190 3-11DH63DZ
Wheatley Hill Community Primary SchoolPrimary, Good388 2-11DH63RQ
Shotton Primary SchoolPrimary, Good303 3-11DH62JP
Elemore Hall SchoolSpecial, Good178 11-16DH61QD
South Hetton PrimaryPrimary, Good219 3-11DH62TJ
St Godrics Catholic Primary School, ThornleyPrimary, Good75 4-11DH63NR
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Primary School, ShottonPrimary, Good161 4-11DH62JQ
Amenities in the DH6 Postcode Area
  • Village Market, DH6 1AT
  • Powis Newsagents, DH6 4DG
  • Premier - George & Sons Convenience Store, DH6 2RR
  • Premier - George & Sons Newsbox Mini Market, DH6 2UY
  • Premier - Grey Horse Convenience Store, DH6 2RG
  • Bowburn Hall Hotel, DH6 5NH
  • Hallgarth The Manor House, DH6 1AB
  • Hayat Express Hotel, DH6 2LT
  • Hillrise Guest House, DH6 5AU
  • York House, DH6 1PZ
  • Blacksmiths Arms, DH6 1BJ
  • Bowburn Sports & Social Club, DH6 5AU
  • Coach and Horses, DH6 5JU
  • Coxhoe Club, DH6 4AA
  • Cross Keys Inn, DH6 1HD
  • Burger King, DH6 5JQ
  • @ The Green, DH6 4HF
  • Bistro Citron Vert, DH6 1AZ
  • Bowburn Spice, DH6 5AU
  • Costa @ Roadchef, DH6 5NP
  • Albertos, DH6 4DD
  • Aria Bella, DH6 5DJ
  • Aroma Pizza Grill, DH6 1PA
  • Best Kebab, DH6 2UZ
  • China Delight, DH6 5DJ
  • Lonestar Bulk Haulage Ltd, DH6 5JX
  • Amazon UK, DH6 5FG
  • Giant Steps Nursery, DH6 1DU
  • Beeches Nursing and Residential Home, DH6 4PT
  • Bowburn Care Centre, DH6 5AT
  • Clever Clogs Day Nursery, DH6 5AT
  • Croft House Nursing Home, DH6 2PB
  • Coates Butchers Ltd, DH6 4DD
  • La Chocolatrice Chocolate Factory, DH6 4LD
  • Ox Close Farm Ltd, DH6 1NH
  • R Anderson (Family Butchers) Ltd, DH6 2LA
  • Sandwich Express, DH6 3QZ
  • Karen's Kitchen, DH6 2QA
  • Smokiedokies, DH6 2RX
  • The Little Latino Coffee Bar, DH6 4JH
  • Dave's Breakfast Bar, DH6 5PG
  • Phat Pasty @ Roadchef, DH6 5NP
  • Alene's Kitchen, DH6 2DR
  • Bowburn Community Association, DH6 5AT
  • Bowburn Youth Club, DH6 5AN
  • Cassop Community Centre, DH6 4RJ
  • Croxdale Community Centre, DH6 5HL
  • Cassop Primary School, DH6 4RA
  • Coxhoe Primary School, DH6 4EJ
  • Elemore Hall School 7006, DH6 1QD
  • Bowburn Primary School, DH6 5FP
  • Kelloe Primary School, DH6 4PG
  • The Co-Operative Food, DH6 4HA
  • The Co-Operative Food, DH6 1HE
  • The Co-Operative Food, DH6 3RF
  • The Co-Operative Food, DH6 2LW
  • The Co-Operative Food, DH6 5AT