DL12 Postcode Area Information

Population
12,414
Avg Annual Income
£35,600
Full Time Employees
23.81%
Average Age
48.26

County Durham, DL12 Postcode Area Overview

The DL12 postcode area is located in the County Durham, County Durham postcode town, in the North East, England region.

The DL12 postcode area is located in the heart of County Durham, England. It covers towns and villages such as Barnard Castle, Cotherstone, and Hamsterley. The area is known for its picturesque countryside, with rolling hills, meandering rivers, and historic architecture.

Residents of the DL12 postcode area have access to a range of amenities, including shops, restaurants, schools, and healthcare facilities. The area also boasts a number of outdoor recreational opportunities, such as hiking, cycling, and fishing.

Transportation in the DL12 postcode area is primarily by car, with the A688 and A67 providing access to nearby towns and cities. There are also bus services connecting the area to surrounding areas, as well as a train station in Barnard Castle.

The geography of the DL12 postcode area is characterized by a mix of rural and urban landscapes. The area is home to both historic market towns and picturesque villages, as well as open countryside and woodlands.

Overall, the DL12 postcode area is a desirable place to live for those seeking a mix of rural charm and modern conveniences. With its range of amenities, beautiful scenery, and convenient transportation options, it offers a high quality of life for residents and visitors alike.

This is an area with an older population, with most residents being between 65 and 84 years old. There are not many children or young adults living here. Most people are Christian and white.

Unemployment is low and many people work in professional or managerial roles.

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

Electoral Wards

The DL12 postcode area covers Barnard Castle East, Barnard Castle West electoral wards.

DL12 Postcode Map

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DL12 Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of DL12 postcode area is 12,414. 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 11,921, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 163. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (7,687), followed by No religion (3,909).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (3,363), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (2,310).

Economic Status

Most people in the DL12 postcode area mentioned they are Retired (4,160), while 3,408 adults mentioned they are Employee: Full-time.

Education

Regarding education, 3,465 adults have Level 4 education, while 1,798 have Level 3 education. The most common occupations in the DL12 area are

  • Professional occupations (902)
  • Skilled trades occupations (888), and
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (761)

Age

The average age of people living in postcode DL12 is 48 years old. The top three age distributions are: Between 55 to 64 (4284), Between 65 to 74 (3834), and Between 45 to 54 (3464).

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 DL12 has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (2,218) followed by Small employers and own account workers (1,545), and Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (1,334).

Postcodes in DL12

There are total 4 postcode sectors present in the DL12 (listed below). The postcode DL12 has a total of 853 postcodes.

ONS Administrative Info of DL12
NameType
AreaDL12
Ward

Barnard Castle East

Barnard Castle West

LTLA22County Durham
UTLA22County Durham
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland

County Durham, DL12 Postcode Crime rate over the last 12 Months

County Durham, DL12 Postcode Area Crime rate by Month

5

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

9

Burglary

6

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

5

Other crime

6

Other theft

4

Public order

3

Shoplifting

3

Vehicle crime

32

Violence and sexual offences

6

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

14

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Other crime

5

Other theft

3

Public order

2

Robbery

2

Shoplifting

1

Vehicle crime

35

Violence and sexual offences

10

Anti-social behaviour

4

Burglary

8

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

5

Other crime

6

Other theft

2

Public order

4

Vehicle crime

37

Violence and sexual offences

5

Anti-social behaviour

5

Burglary

10

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

3

Other crime

6

Other theft

5

Public order

1

Shoplifting

2

Vehicle crime

28

Violence and sexual offences

10

Anti-social behaviour

5

Burglary

4

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

2

Other crime

2

Other theft

4

Public order

5

Shoplifting

2

Vehicle crime

25

Violence and sexual offences

9

Anti-social behaviour

7

Burglary

12

Criminal damage and arson

3

Other crime

4

Other theft

6

Public order

2

Shoplifting

1

Vehicle crime

24

Violence and sexual offences

17

Anti-social behaviour

10

Burglary

6

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

2

Other crime

3

Other theft

6

Public order

6

Shoplifting

3

Vehicle crime

17

Violence and sexual offences

18

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

3

Burglary

11

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

4

Other crime

2

Other theft

7

Public order

2

Shoplifting

2

Vehicle crime

32

Violence and sexual offences

13

Anti-social behaviour

13

Burglary

8

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

6

Other crime

3

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

6

Public order

5

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

4

Vehicle crime

38

Violence and sexual offences

13

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

8

Burglary

9

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

4

Other crime

10

Other theft

9

Public order

3

Shoplifting

1

Vehicle crime

25

Violence and sexual offences

7

Anti-social behaviour

3

Burglary

5

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

3

Other crime

2

Other theft

6

Public order

1

Shoplifting

3

Vehicle crime

20

Violence and sexual offences

8

Anti-social behaviour

6

Burglary

12

Criminal damage and arson

8

Other crime

3

Other theft

11

Public order

1

Shoplifting

7

Vehicle crime

23

Violence and sexual offences

5

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

11

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

8

Other crime

5

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

10

Public order

3

Shoplifting

1

Vehicle crime

48

Violence and sexual offences

6

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

5

Burglary

10

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

1

Other crime

2

Other theft

9

Public order

5

Shoplifting

25

Violence and sexual offences

Sold House Prices in DL12 postcode area over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices in DL12 postcode area by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£362,250.00£277,000.00 - £447,500.002
Semi-Detached£132,500.00£110,000.00 - £155,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£257,083.33£195,000.00 - £351,250.003
Flat£165,000.00£155,000.00 - £175,000.002
Semi-Detached£203,875.00£75,000.00 - £316,500.008
Terraced£117,750.00£72,000.00 - £194,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£413,625.00£202,000.00 - £500,000.004
Semi-Detached£153,500.00£107,500.00 - £183,000.005
Terraced£247,636.36£77,000.00 - £477,000.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£320,000.00£320,000.00 - £320,000.001
Flat£80,000.00£50,000.00 - £110,000.002
Semi-Detached£164,133.33£105,000.00 - £230,000.0015
Terraced£82,166.67£60,500.00 - £117,500.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£414,980.00£210,000.00 - £590,000.005
Flat£122,625.00£108,250.00 - £137,000.002
Other£477,083.33£30,000.00 - £600,000.007
Semi-Detached£196,000.00£128,000.00 - £311,000.008
Terraced£176,559.38£60,000.00 - £330,000.0016
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Terraced£72,000.00£20,000.00 - £124,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£244,000.00£210,000.00 - £278,000.002
Flat£190,000.00£190,000.00 - £190,000.001
Semi-Detached£176,607.50£125,000.00 - £247,000.006
Terraced£110,999.67£39,999.00 - £165,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£278,166.67£164,000.00 - £540,000.006
Flat£96,500.00£60,000.00 - £133,000.002
Semi-Detached£221,766.67£80,500.00 - £370,000.009
Terraced£182,750.00£62,500.00 - £303,500.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£252,000.00£180,000.00 - £475,000.006
Other£160,000.00£160,000.00 - £160,000.001
Semi-Detached£220,903.12£85,000.00 - £453,125.008
Terraced£154,884.62£63,000.00 - £435,000.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£461,250.00£247,500.00 - £675,000.002
Flat£108,000.00£108,000.00 - £108,000.001
Other£2,500,000.00£2,500,000.00 - £2,500,000.001
Semi-Detached£159,284.29£120,000.00 - £237,000.007
Terraced£157,333.33£72,000.00 - £325,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£502,500.00£180,000.00 - £825,000.002
Flat£81,166.67£62,000.00 - £119,000.003
Semi-Detached£189,125.00£125,000.00 - £345,000.008
Terraced£129,555.77£71,000.00 - £350,000.0014
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£300,000.00£300,000.00 - £300,000.001
Flat£112,475.00£85,000.00 - £139,950.003
Semi-Detached£104,183.00£52,500.00 - £425,000.0017
Terraced£112,260.87£68,000.00 - £220,000.0023
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£185,000.00£185,000.00 - £185,000.001
Flat£75,000.00£75,000.00 - £75,000.001
Other£150,000.00£150,000.00 - £150,000.001
Semi-Detached£152,333.33£140,000.00 - £162,000.003
Terraced£159,357.14£72,000.00 - £325,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£615,000.00£615,000.00 - £615,000.001
Semi-Detached£222,000.00£63,000.00 - £400,000.003
Terraced£102,500.00£67,000.00 - £137,500.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£230,777.78£87,000.00 - £335,000.009
Flat£109,625.00£77,500.00 - £185,000.003
Other£400,000.00£100,000.00 - £700,000.002
Semi-Detached£160,722.73£75,000.00 - £305,000.0011
Terraced£148,500.00£105,000.00 - £170,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£316,875.00£150,000.00 - £665,000.008
Flat£183,666.67£71,000.00 - £305,000.003
Other£711,000.00£48,000.00 - £1,250,000.003
Semi-Detached£134,571.43£105,000.00 - £160,000.007
Terraced£135,150.00£65,000.00 - £235,500.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£405,000.00£180,000.00 - £1,050,000.005
Semi-Detached£158,666.67£135,000.00 - £195,000.006
Terraced£128,829.17£70,000.00 - £205,000.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£365,600.00£185,000.00 - £700,000.004
Flat£321,250.00£85,000.00 - £532,500.003
Other£660,000.00£660,000.00 - £660,000.001
Semi-Detached£147,270.00£55,000.00 - £330,000.0010
Terraced£135,499.17£75,000.00 - £230,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£353,855.77£168,000.00 - £742,125.0013
Flat£138,333.33£82,500.00 - £185,000.003
Other£1,235,000.00£1,235,000.00 - £1,235,000.001
Semi-Detached£196,050.00£75,500.00 - £430,000.0010
Terraced£163,083.33£44,500.00 - £456,000.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£265,500.00£198,000.00 - £400,000.006
Flat£149,500.00£105,000.00 - £194,000.002
Other£341,250.00£125,000.00 - £557,500.002
Semi-Detached£167,812.50£120,000.00 - £305,000.008
Terraced£157,688.24£50,000.00 - £465,500.0017
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£247,500.00£200,000.00 - £295,000.002
Flat£220,000.00£220,000.00 - £220,000.001
Other£381,998.00£381,998.00 - £381,998.001
Semi-Detached£155,125.00£80,000.00 - £260,000.004
Terraced£103,564.62£70,000.00 - £195,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£270,700.00£240,000.00 - £320,000.005
Flat£120,000.00£120,000.00 - £120,000.001
Other£1,675,000.00£1,675,000.00 - £1,675,000.001
Semi-Detached£167,421.43£132,500.00 - £250,000.007
Terraced£91,868.75£40,000.00 - £146,950.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£413,333.33£380,000.00 - £450,000.003
Flat£135,000.00£135,000.00 - £135,000.001
Other£192,500.00£100,000.00 - £285,000.002
Semi-Detached£174,000.00£82,000.00 - £280,000.008
Terraced£127,273.46£60,000.00 - £250,000.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£270,000.00£270,000.00 - £270,000.001
Flat£110,000.00£110,000.00 - £110,000.001
Other£480,000.00£310,000.00 - £650,000.002
Semi-Detached£193,659.55£85,000.00 - £340,000.0011
Terraced£188,301.79£55,000.00 - £715,000.0015
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£233,250.00£120,000.00 - £440,000.006
Flat£97,500.00£60,000.00 - £120,000.004
Other£212,500.00£100,000.00 - £325,000.002
Semi-Detached£179,272.73£75,000.00 - £315,000.0011
Terraced£130,395.00£60,000.00 - £315,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£175,000.00£175,000.00 - £175,000.001
Flat£131,500.00£70,000.00 - £182,500.005
Other£870,000.00£640,000.00 - £1,100,000.002
Semi-Detached£162,250.00£132,000.00 - £222,000.006
Terraced£129,666.67£59,500.00 - £180,000.009
Schools in the DL12 Postcode Area

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Cotherstone Primary SchoolPrimary, Outstanding47 3-11DL129QB
Middleton-in-Teesdale Nursery and Primary SchoolPrimary, Inadequate122 3-11DL120TG
Montalbo Nursery & Primary SchoolPrimary, Outstanding203 3-11DL128TN
Red Hall Primary SchoolPrimary, Good214 2-11DL12ST
Green Lane Church of England Controlled Primary SchoolPrimary, Good200 4-11DL128LG
Bowes Hutchinson's CofE (Aided) SchoolPrimary, Outstanding60 4-11DL129LG
Springfield AcademyPrimary, Good239 3-11DL12AN
Haughton AcademySecondary, Good838 11-16DL12AN
Beaumont Hill AcademySpecial, Good272 2-19DL12AN
Gurney Pease AcademyPrimary, Good210 2-11DL12NG
Northwood Primary SchoolPrimary, Good385 3-11DL12HF
Teesdale School and Sixth FormSecondary, Outstanding701 11-18DL128HH
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Barnard CastlePrimary, GoodNone 3-11DL128JR
Amenities in the DL12 Postcode Area
  • Corner Shop, DL12 8GD
  • Greggs, DL12 8LY
  • Boots UK Ltd, DL12 8NE
  • 3 Bank Top Cottage, DL12 0JH
  • Barnard Castle Post Office, DL12 8BE
  • Baliol House B and B, DL12 8BJ
  • Belvedere House, DL12 0QH
  • Blackton Grange, DL12 9UP
  • Brunswick House, DL12 0QH
  • Grove Lodge, DL12 0QW
  • Ancient Unicorn, DL12 9HL
  • Barford Raceway, DL12 8UD
  • Barnard Castle Cricket Club, DL12 8AD
  • Barnard Castle Masonic Hall, DL12 8NJ
  • Barnard Castle Rugby Union Football Club, DL12 8JR
  • Andalucia, DL12 8BJ
  • Artisan Corner, DL12 8PQ
  • Auction Mart Cafe, DL12 0PJ
  • Babul's, DL12 8NF
  • Barnard Castle Auction Mart, DL12 8AD
  • Heron Foods, DL12 8NB
  • Morrisons, DL12 8JJ
  • The Co-Operative Food, DL12 0SN
  • The Co-Operative Food, DL12 8LY
  • Lidl, DL12 8TD
  • Rice Go, DL12 8PL
  • Spaimees, DL12 8BJ
  • The Butty Market, DL12 8PH
  • Castle Pizza, DL12 8ND
  • Gelato Lusso, DL12 8NF
  • Kings Court Care Home - Care UK, DL12 8ND
  • Kirklands at Startforth Day Nursery, DL12 9AQ
  • Phoenix Day Care, DL12 8HW
  • Richardson Community Hospital, DL12 8HW
  • Rooftops Nursery School Ltd, DL12 8XT
  • Wilderness Outdoor Education Limited, DL12 9RF
  • Barnard Castle District Guide Association, DL12 8JR
  • Bowes & Gilmonby Village Hall, DL12 9HU
  • H M Y O I Deerbolt, DL12 9BG
  • Methodist Church - Pathway, DL12 8PW
  • Barnard Castle School, DL12 8UN
  • Bowes Hutchinson’s CofE (Aided) Primary School, DL12 9LG
  • Bright Woods Forest School, DL12 9TB
  • Cotherstone Primary School, DL12 9QB
  • Forest Of Teesdale Primary School 2410, DL12 0HA
  • McFarlanes Family Butchers, DL12 8LX