DL16 Postcode Area Information

Population
22,437
Avg Annual Income
£32,833
Full Time Employees
30.71%
Average Age
42.80

County Durham, DL16 Postcode Area Overview

The DL16 postcode area is located in the County Durham, County Durham postcode town, in the North East, England region.

The DL16 postcode area is located in England, specifically in County Durham. It covers the town of Spennymoor and surrounding areas. This region is known for its mix of residential and industrial areas, providing a variety of amenities and services for residents.

Spennymoor, the main town in the DL16 postcode area, offers a range of amenities including shops, restaurants, schools, and healthcare facilities. There are also parks and recreational areas for outdoor activities. The town has a rich history and is home to several historical landmarks and cultural attractions.

The geography of DL16 is characterized by rolling countryside and green spaces, providing a peaceful and picturesque environment for residents. The area is well-connected by road, with A688 running through the town and providing access to nearby towns and cities. Public transportation options include bus services that connect Spennymoor to neighboring areas.

Overall, the DL16 postcode area offers a mix of urban and rural living, with a range of amenities and services to cater to residents' needs. Its convenient location and good transport links make it a popular choice for commuters and families looking to settle in a thriving community.

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 DL16 postcode area covers Ferryhill, Spennymoor, Tudhoe electoral wards.

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DL16 Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of DL16 postcode area is 22,437. 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 21,663, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 209. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (12,479), followed by No religion (8,535).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (4,872), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (3,280).

Economic Status

Most people in the DL16 postcode area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (6,887), while 4,620 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 4,998 adults have Level 4 education, while 3,662 have Level 3 education. The most common occupations in the DL16 area are

  • Professional occupations (1706)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (1360), and
  • Elementary occupations (1185)

Age

The average age of people living in postcode DL16 is 43 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (4205), Between 55 to 64 (3400), and Between 45 to 54 (3302).

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 DL16 has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (3,502) followed by Routine occupations (3,015), and Semi-routine occupations (2,655).

Postcodes in DL16

There are total 3 postcode sectors present in the DL16 (listed below). The postcode DL16 has a total of 779 postcodes.

ONS Administrative Info of DL16
NameType
AreaDL16
Ward

Ferryhill

Spennymoor

Tudhoe

LTLA22County Durham
UTLA22County Durham
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland

County Durham, DL16 Postcode Crime rate over the last 12 Months

County Durham, DL16 Postcode Area Crime rate by Month

24

Anti-social behaviour

8

Burglary

21

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

8

Other crime

6

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

13

Public order

6

Shoplifting

11

Vehicle crime

62

Violence and sexual offences

36

Anti-social behaviour

7

Burglary

38

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

7

Other crime

3

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

24

Public order

12

Shoplifting

7

Vehicle crime

82

Violence and sexual offences

36

Anti-social behaviour

14

Burglary

21

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

2

Other crime

5

Other theft

12

Public order

1

Robbery

14

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

4

Vehicle crime

88

Violence and sexual offences

37

Anti-social behaviour

3

Bicycle theft

8

Burglary

28

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

3

Other crime

5

Other theft

7

Public order

2

Robbery

15

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

13

Vehicle crime

73

Violence and sexual offences

51

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

10

Burglary

38

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

8

Other crime

14

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

25

Public order

19

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

8

Vehicle crime

74

Violence and sexual offences

43

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

12

Burglary

25

Criminal damage and arson

8

Drugs

4

Other crime

5

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

13

Public order

10

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

6

Vehicle crime

103

Violence and sexual offences

40

Anti-social behaviour

11

Burglary

31

Criminal damage and arson

7

Drugs

5

Other crime

16

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

11

Public order

18

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

9

Vehicle crime

66

Violence and sexual offences

40

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

8

Burglary

24

Criminal damage and arson

3

Other crime

4

Other theft

13

Public order

11

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

3

Vehicle crime

87

Violence and sexual offences

52

Anti-social behaviour

16

Burglary

27

Criminal damage and arson

7

Drugs

1

Other crime

13

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

27

Public order

2

Robbery

18

Shoplifting

13

Vehicle crime

92

Violence and sexual offences

31

Anti-social behaviour

6

Burglary

22

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

2

Other crime

11

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

23

Public order

1

Robbery

14

Shoplifting

7

Vehicle crime

80

Violence and sexual offences

16

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

17

Burglary

24

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

11

Other crime

9

Other theft

24

Public order

1

Robbery

22

Shoplifting

10

Vehicle crime

96

Violence and sexual offences

19

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

19

Burglary

23

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

8

Other crime

10

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

20

Public order

18

Shoplifting

9

Vehicle crime

97

Violence and sexual offences

16

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

8

Burglary

30

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

6

Other crime

10

Other theft

16

Public order

1

Robbery

32

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

5

Vehicle crime

76

Violence and sexual offences

10

Anti-social behaviour

8

Burglary

22

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

4

Other crime

7

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

18

Public order

21

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

1

Vehicle crime

65

Violence and sexual offences

Sold House Prices in DL16 postcode area over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices in DL16 postcode area by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£367,000.00£367,000.00 - £367,000.001
Flat£48,000.00£48,000.00 - £48,000.001
Semi-Detached£173,000.00£173,000.00 - £173,000.001
Terraced£72,650.00£55,000.00 - £82,950.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£129,950.00£129,950.00 - £129,950.001
Terraced£73,125.00£50,500.00 - £127,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£220,000.00£220,000.00 - £220,000.002
Other£7,222,116.00£7,222,116.00 - £7,222,116.001
Semi-Detached£148,200.75£120,000.00 - £192,409.0012
Terraced£70,888.67£53,000.00 - £84,000.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£235,000.00£235,000.00 - £235,000.001
Semi-Detached£157,931.82£68,000.00 - £187,000.0012
Terraced£99,199.83£48,500.00 - £187,000.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£251,895.00£165,000.00 - £399,950.0010
Other£100,000.00£100,000.00 - £100,000.001
Semi-Detached£127,990.00£69,950.00 - £190,000.0010
Terraced£87,794.06£39,999.00 - £167,000.0017
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Terraced£79,950.00£79,950.00 - £79,950.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£212,500.00£105,000.00 - £320,000.002
Semi-Detached£125,000.00£120,000.00 - £130,000.002
Terraced£101,544.90£39,999.00 - £180,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£320,428.57£190,000.00 - £570,000.007
Semi-Detached£135,493.75£75,000.00 - £225,000.0010
Terraced£62,856.81£43,000.00 - £170,000.0019
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£239,000.00£180,000.00 - £350,000.007
Flat£66,000.00£66,000.00 - £66,000.001
Other£106,500.00£63,000.00 - £150,000.002
Semi-Detached£125,071.43£65,000.00 - £232,500.007
Terraced£87,550.00£39,950.00 - £152,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£261,000.00£190,000.00 - £320,000.005
Flat£84,000.00£52,000.00 - £116,000.002
Semi-Detached£117,290.00£92,000.00 - £152,500.005
Terraced£107,618.75£46,000.00 - £175,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£235,875.00£176,000.00 - £365,000.005
Flat£60,000.00£60,000.00 - £60,000.001
Other£159,500.00£125,000.00 - £194,000.002
Semi-Detached£121,624.38£75,000.00 - £158,000.008
Terraced£79,209.05£38,000.00 - £120,000.0021
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£305,375.00£203,000.00 - £522,500.008
Flat£84,166.67£50,000.00 - £112,500.005
Other£109,000.00£83,000.00 - £135,000.004
Semi-Detached£155,616.25£60,000.00 - £199,950.0014
Terraced£84,908.60£37,000.00 - £191,160.0025
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£320,000.00£320,000.00 - £320,000.001
Semi-Detached£139,950.00£139,950.00 - £139,950.001
Terraced£80,049.89£35,000.00 - £165,000.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£245,000.00£220,000.00 - £285,000.003
Semi-Detached£130,500.00£94,000.00 - £170,000.004
Terraced£74,799.80£65,000.00 - £96,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£206,700.00£47,000.00 - £575,000.006
Other£132,500.00£120,000.00 - £145,000.002
Semi-Detached£122,333.33£74,000.00 - £200,000.003
Terraced£85,999.92£45,000.00 - £175,000.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£256,694.44£105,000.00 - £525,000.0010
Semi-Detached£125,700.00£76,000.00 - £231,000.0010
Terraced£106,479.60£39,950.00 - £448,000.0015
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£263,945.00£155,000.00 - £590,000.0010
Semi-Detached£141,495.83£82,000.00 - £175,000.0012
Terraced£95,144.06£46,000.00 - £214,000.0017
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£275,666.67£170,000.00 - £452,000.003
Flat£95,000.00£95,000.00 - £95,000.001
Semi-Detached£135,064.29£57,500.00 - £190,000.007
Terraced£89,994.44£50,000.00 - £162,500.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£266,997.77£25,000.00 - £609,971.0013
Flat£82,000.00£82,000.00 - £82,000.001
Other£140,000.00£140,000.00 - £140,000.001
Semi-Detached£106,112.46£39,950.00 - £165,000.0014
Terraced£101,495.00£59,000.00 - £179,000.0020
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£291,428.57£145,000.00 - £645,000.007
Other£104,000.00£70,000.00 - £138,000.002
Semi-Detached£127,375.00£67,500.00 - £235,000.006
Terraced£87,980.00£42,000.00 - £150,000.0015
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£272,772.22£170,000.00 - £540,000.009
Flat£100,000.00£60,000.00 - £115,000.003
Other£544,166.67£33,500.00 - £1,500,000.003
Semi-Detached£157,600.00£78,000.00 - £350,000.0012
Terraced£71,809.00£30,000.00 - £159,500.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£267,142.86£180,000.00 - £465,000.007
Flat£53,500.00£35,500.00 - £75,000.003
Semi-Detached£135,343.50£111,111.00 - £145,000.006
Terraced£75,877.78£37,500.00 - £145,000.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£177,398.33£87,500.00 - £295,000.007
Other£118,125.00£60,000.00 - £157,500.004
Semi-Detached£103,750.00£63,000.00 - £162,000.006
Terraced£71,963.27£36,000.00 - £96,000.0015
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£270,135.71£108,000.00 - £438,000.007
Flat£52,500.00£52,500.00 - £52,500.001
Semi-Detached£144,072.50£90,000.00 - £177,500.0011
Terraced£104,544.64£29,000.00 - £179,950.0022
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£344,500.00£177,500.00 - £720,500.004
Flat£53,500.00£38,000.00 - £69,000.002
Other£240,000.00£240,000.00 - £240,000.001
Semi-Detached£137,955.28£75,000.00 - £174,995.0015
Terraced£81,800.00£25,500.00 - £163,500.0020
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£285,182.78£178,000.00 - £590,000.009
Other£70,000.00£70,000.00 - £70,000.001
Semi-Detached£107,278.12£46,500.00 - £124,995.009
Terraced£105,591.92£48,000.00 - £159,950.0014
Schools in the DL16 Postcode Area

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Oxclose Nursery SchoolNursery, Requires improvement71 2-4DL166RU
Tudhoe Moor Nursery SchoolNursery, Good55 2-5DL166EX
Byers Green Primary SchoolPrimary, Good82 4-11DL167PN
Kirk Merrington Primary SchoolPrimary, Outstanding150 4-11DL167JB
Ox Close Primary SchoolPrimary, Good306 4-11DL166RU
King Street Primary SchoolPrimary, Requires improvement227 3-11DL166RA
The Meadows SchoolSpecial, Requires improvement65 11-16DL167QW
North Park Primary SchoolPrimary, Requires improvement231 3-11DL166PP
The Oaks Secondary SchoolSpecial, Outstanding337 11-19DL167DB
Tudhoe Colliery Primary SchoolPrimary, Outstanding214 4-11DL166TJ
Rosa Street Primary and Nursery AcademyPrimary, Good169 2-11DL167NA
Whitworth Park AcademySecondary, Good793 11-16DL167LN
St Charles' Catholic Primary School, TudhoePrimary, Good222 3-11DL166SL
Middlestone Moor AcademyPrimary, GoodNone 2-11DL167DA
Amenities in the DL16 Postcode Area
  • Strike 'N' Out, DL16 6JF
  • Greggs, DL16 6AB
  • Premier - Campbells News Food & Wine, DL16 7SG
  • Bernies Bakery, DL16 7SE
  • Express Coffee Shop & Candy Creations, DL16 6AR
  • Durham Camp House, DL16 7QX
  • Thomas Wright House, DL16 7PF
  • Aruvi Restaurant & Bar, DL16 6HQ
  • Byers Green Club Limited, DL16 7PU
  • Fox Cub, DL16 6GF
  • Half Moon, DL16 7JL
  • Low Spennymoor & Merrington Lane Working Mens Club, DL16 6EJ
  • Aleeza's, DL16 6QQ
  • Aramark @ Bishop Auckland College, DL16 7RS
  • Bloom n Witches, DL16 6AG
  • Clay Cafe, DL16 6BB
  • Clems Fish Restaurant, DL16 7SE
  • One Stop, DL16 7AP
  • Aldi, DL16 6BH
  • Asda, DL16 6QB
  • Iceland, DL16 6YQ
  • Lidl, DL16 6DF
  • Pizza Napoli, DL16 6ST
  • Pizza Time, DL16 6QE
  • Spennymoor Youth and Community Association Community Takeaway and Cafe, DL16 6PP
  • Sunnys Fish Inn, DL16 6DD
  • Sunrise, DL16 7SE
  • Candy Burger Bar, DL16 6TL
  • Hot Stuff Catering, DL16 6TL
  • Kayls Kitchen, DL16 7RS
  • Sizzling Sausage, DL16 6YG
  • Appleton Lodge, DL16 6DL
  • Bakes by Lollie, DL16 7FX
  • Kirk Merrington Community Centre, DL16 7HZ
  • Spennymoor Indoor Bowls Club, DL16 7LF
  • Spennymoor Pathways Care Hub, DL16 6DB
  • Byers Green Primary School, DL16 7PN
  • Middlestone Moor Primary School, DL16 7DA
  • King Street Primary School, DL16 6RA
  • Kirk Merrington Primary School, DL16 7JB
  • North Park Primary School, DL16 6PP
  • Jack In The Box Day Care, DL16 6EX
  • Kirk Merrington Pre-School, DL16 7JD
  • Pixley Dell Day Nursery, DL16 7RS
  • Rainbow Nursery & After School Group, DL16 7DB
  • Resolve (Care Northern) Ltd, DL16 7JT
  • Neil Hocking, DL16 6AA