DL17 Postcode Area Information

Population
17,944
Avg Annual Income
£33,275
Full Time Employees
27.46%
Average Age
43.64

Area Overview

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

The DL17 postcode area is located in County Durham, England, and covers the town of Ferryhill. This area is primarily residential, with a mix of housing types including terraced homes, semi-detached houses, and bungalows. The town has a range of amenities including shops, restaurants, schools, and healthcare facilities, making it a convenient place to live.

Ferryhill is surrounded by the beautiful countryside of County Durham, with plenty of green spaces and walking routes for residents to enjoy. The area has a picturesque landscape with rolling hills and open fields, providing a tranquil setting for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life.

Transportation in the DL17 postcode area is mainly provided by road, with good access to the A1(M) motorway for travel to nearby towns and cities. The area is also served by local bus services, making it easy to get around without a car. For those who prefer to travel by train, the nearest railway station is in nearby Bishop Auckland.

Overall, the DL17 postcode area offers a peaceful and community-oriented place to live, with a good range of amenities and convenient transportation links. It is an ideal location for families, professionals, and retirees looking for a quiet and scenic place to call home in County Durham.

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 postcode area covers Bishop Middleham and Cornforth, Chilton, Ferryhill electoral wards.

DL17 Postcode Map

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DL17 Area Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of DL17 postcode area is 17,944. 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 17,270, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 267. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (9,338), followed by No religion (7,445).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (3,450), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (3,039).

Economic Status

Most people in the nearby area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (4,929), while 3,968 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 3,689 adults have No qualifications education, while 2,778 have Level 3 education. The most common occupations are

  • Elementary occupations (1070)
  • Skilled trades occupations (1016), and
  • Caring, leisure and other service occupations (912)

Age

The average age of people living in area is 44 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (4785), Between 55 to 64 (3980), and Between 45 to 54 (3922).

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 Routine occupations (2,832) followed by Semi-routine occupations (2,339), and Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (2,179).

Postcodes in DL17

There are total 3 postcode sectors present in the DL17 (listed below). The postcode DL17 has a total of 598 postcodes.

DL179EE (terminated)
DL179EG (terminated)
DL179NB (terminated)
DL179YZ (terminated)
DL179WY (terminated)
DL179DN (terminated)
DL179QY (terminated)
DL179WA (terminated)
DL179WZ (terminated)
DL179DL (terminated)
DL179LD (terminated)
DL179QZ (terminated)
DL179BP (terminated)
DL179LW (terminated)
DL179LP (terminated)
DL179EX (terminated)
DL179LJ (terminated)
DL179LQ (terminated)
DL179LG (terminated)
DL179JY (terminated)
DL170EA (terminated)
DL170ET (terminated)
DL170WZ (terminated)
DL170JR (terminated)
DL170YX (terminated)
DL170HL (terminated)
DL170WY (terminated)
DL170AU (terminated)
DL170WW (terminated)
DL170SP (terminated)
DL170WX (terminated)
DL170WA (terminated)
DL170AX (terminated)
chapel row, DL170AY (terminated)
chapel row, DL170AZ (terminated)
DL170YY (terminated)
DL170YZ (terminated)
DL170RE (terminated)
DL170RD (terminated)
DL170JH (terminated)
DL170NW (terminated)
DL170EF (terminated)
DL170SN (terminated)
DL170NX (terminated)
DL170NT (terminated)
DL170SB (terminated)
DL170SA (terminated)
DL178DE (terminated)
DL178PT (terminated)
DL178JX (terminated)
DL178JR (terminated)
DL178QZ (terminated)
DL178WW (terminated)
DL178WU (terminated)
DL178WX (terminated)
DL178XF (terminated)
DL178NH (terminated)
DL178WY (terminated)
DL178WZ (terminated)
DL178TN (terminated)
DL178NP (terminated)
DL178UD (terminated)
DL178HY (terminated)
DL178XE (terminated)
DL178RE (terminated)
DL178XA (terminated)
DL178XB (terminated)
DL178XD (terminated)
DL178SB (terminated)
DL178LB (terminated)
DL178TD (terminated)
DL178TE (terminated)
DL178LL (terminated)
DL178HW (terminated)
DL178PR (terminated)
DL178JU (terminated)
DL178LW (terminated)
ONS Administrative Info
NameType
AreaDL17
Ward

Bishop Middleham and Cornforth

Chilton

Ferryhill

LTLA22County Durham
UTLA22County Durham
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland

DL17 Crime Statstics

Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Crime rate by Month

33

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

18

Burglary

22

Criminal damage and arson

7

Drugs

7

Other crime

13

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

16

Public order

19

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

12

Vehicle crime

75

Violence and sexual offences

41

Anti-social behaviour

2

Criminal damage and arson

2

Shoplifting

2

Vehicle crime

6

Violence and sexual offences

32

Anti-social behaviour

7

Burglary

27

Criminal damage and arson

7

Drugs

5

Other crime

8

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

12

Public order

8

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

3

Vehicle crime

86

Violence and sexual offences

46

Anti-social behaviour

5

Burglary

30

Criminal damage and arson

6

Drugs

5

Other crime

8

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

17

Public order

23

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

9

Vehicle crime

85

Violence and sexual offences

38

Anti-social behaviour

8

Burglary

27

Criminal damage and arson

6

Drugs

5

Other crime

6

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

16

Public order

4

Shoplifting

5

Vehicle crime

68

Violence and sexual offences

33

Anti-social behaviour

10

Burglary

19

Criminal damage and arson

6

Drugs

3

Other crime

11

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

10

Public order

15

Shoplifting

5

Vehicle crime

75

Violence and sexual offences

1

Other theft

53

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

9

Burglary

30

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

8

Other crime

9

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

16

Public order

1

Robbery

31

Shoplifting

10

Vehicle crime

85

Violence and sexual offences

30

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

13

Burglary

32

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

3

Other crime

10

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

12

Public order

28

Shoplifting

7

Vehicle crime

88

Violence and sexual offences

36

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

16

Burglary

43

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

9

Other crime

12

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

15

Public order

1

Robbery

67

Shoplifting

6

Vehicle crime

76

Violence and sexual offences

44

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

12

Burglary

28

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

9

Other crime

16

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

21

Public order

1

Robbery

28

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

6

Vehicle crime

97

Violence and sexual offences

47

Anti-social behaviour

7

Burglary

39

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

6

Other crime

13

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

23

Public order

28

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

6

Vehicle crime

100

Violence and sexual offences

43

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

14

Burglary

27

Criminal damage and arson

6

Drugs

9

Other crime

17

Other theft

27

Public order

18

Shoplifting

6

Vehicle crime

100

Violence and sexual offences

22

Anti-social behaviour

14

Burglary

38

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

6

Other crime

11

Other theft

19

Public order

2

Robbery

26

Shoplifting

18

Vehicle crime

125

Violence and sexual offences

26

Anti-social behaviour

14

Burglary

40

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

7

Other crime

15

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

30

Public order

1

Robbery

30

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

4

Vehicle crime

86

Violence and sexual offences

18

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

16

Burglary

41

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

6

Other crime

8

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

18

Public order

17

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

13

Vehicle crime

89

Violence and sexual offences

6

Anti-social behaviour

8

Burglary

21

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

6

Other crime

11

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

19

Public order

1

Robbery

14

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

6

Vehicle crime

85

Violence and sexual offences

DL17 Property Statstics

Sold House Prices over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£100,000.00£100,000.00 - £100,000.001
Terraced£60,999.50£35,000.00 - £88,999.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£124,316.67£90,000.00 - £159,950.003
Terraced£50,750.00£40,000.00 - £65,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£170,000.00£170,000.00 - £170,000.001
Other£42,000.00£42,000.00 - £42,000.001
Semi-Detached£143,000.00£143,000.00 - £143,000.001
Terraced£60,749.75£15,000.00 - £132,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£57,000.00£57,000.00 - £57,000.001
Other£27,500.00£27,500.00 - £27,500.001
Semi-Detached£83,000.00£64,000.00 - £120,000.003
Terraced£80,571.43£52,000.00 - £177,500.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£208,000.00£182,000.00 - £260,000.003
Semi-Detached£63,000.00£63,000.00 - £63,000.002
Terraced£50,576.92£41,000.00 - £68,500.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£229,983.33£164,950.00 - £310,000.003
Other£60,000.00£45,000.00 - £75,000.002
Semi-Detached£125,690.00£90,000.00 - £170,000.005
Terraced£65,311.71£32,000.00 - £110,000.0021
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£211,083.33£163,000.00 - £280,000.006
Other£500,000.00£500,000.00 - £500,000.001
Semi-Detached£98,590.00£53,000.00 - £154,950.005
Terraced£61,971.65£35,000.00 - £109,950.0023
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£191,000.00£191,000.00 - £191,000.001
Semi-Detached£75,000.00£75,000.00 - £75,000.001
Terraced£54,650.00£39,950.00 - £72,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£294,150.00£184,950.00 - £510,000.003
Other£30,000.00£30,000.00 - £30,000.001
Semi-Detached£111,975.00£84,000.00 - £139,950.002
Terraced£53,552.04£20,000.00 - £85,999.0023
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£157,500.00£157,500.00 - £157,500.001
Semi-Detached£107,785.71£72,000.00 - £181,000.007
Terraced£60,158.65£36,000.00 - £146,500.0017
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£187,333.33£130,000.00 - £228,000.003
Other£275,000.00£275,000.00 - £275,000.001
Semi-Detached£113,333.33£92,500.00 - £135,000.003
Terraced£81,605.21£39,950.00 - £330,000.0019
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£202,250.00£186,000.00 - £218,500.002
Semi-Detached£77,000.00£76,000.00 - £78,000.002
Terraced£57,826.40£32,500.00 - £83,999.0015
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£191,500.00£175,000.00 - £212,500.005
Other£31,000.00£31,000.00 - £31,000.001
Semi-Detached£97,571.29£78,000.00 - £114,999.007
Terraced£46,741.38£21,000.00 - £82,500.0029
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£551,000.00£192,000.00 - £910,000.004
Flat£57,500.00£57,500.00 - £57,500.001
Semi-Detached£97,453.69£66,000.00 - £137,000.0013
Terraced£55,602.97£25,500.00 - £85,000.0033
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£171,000.00£147,000.00 - £195,000.002
Semi-Detached£76,930.62£59,950.00 - £125,000.008
Terraced£75,065.13£20,000.00 - £145,000.0015
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£75,000.00£75,000.00 - £75,000.001
Terraced£57,357.00£30,500.00 - £92,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£250,000.00£250,000.00 - £250,000.001
Semi-Detached£88,158.33£50,000.00 - £135,000.006
Terraced£66,549.83£15,000.00 - £132,000.0018
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£264,750.00£172,000.00 - £365,000.003
Semi-Detached£102,200.00£63,000.00 - £138,000.005
Terraced£64,140.44£29,000.00 - £125,000.0016
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£336,590.00£175,000.00 - £525,000.005
Semi-Detached£124,589.80£104,950.00 - £160,000.005
Terraced£70,051.36£31,000.00 - £390,000.0028
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£348,664.17£199,995.00 - £685,000.004
Flat£39,000.00£39,000.00 - £39,000.001
Other£23,000.00£23,000.00 - £23,000.001
Semi-Detached£120,161.11£65,000.00 - £199,950.009
Terraced£66,307.46£30,000.00 - £179,995.0026
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£240,331.67£73,000.00 - £315,000.006
Other£27,750.00£27,750.00 - £27,750.001
Semi-Detached£136,287.83£49,235.00 - £201,995.0012
Terraced£70,274.10£35,500.00 - £158,500.0029
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£297,480.83£199,995.00 - £549,950.005
Other£132,950.00£132,950.00 - £132,950.001
Semi-Detached£89,152.35£65,000.00 - £155,000.0014
Terraced£74,399.89£27,500.00 - £172,000.0018
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£252,814.17£159,950.00 - £327,000.006
Semi-Detached£119,547.40£57,000.00 - £162,995.007
Terraced£62,043.89£27,000.00 - £173,000.0027
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£167,500.00£160,000.00 - £175,000.002
Semi-Detached£120,276.07£55,000.00 - £157,995.008
Terraced£100,156.15£30,500.00 - £280,000.0025
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£163,706.50£82,347.00 - £283,000.009
Other£390,000.00£150,000.00 - £630,000.002
Semi-Detached£88,661.11£65,000.00 - £115,000.009
Terraced£50,708.06£31,000.00 - £145,000.0018
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£234,706.33£85,497.00 - £425,000.005
Other£74,000.00£38,000.00 - £110,000.002
Semi-Detached£109,594.67£43,750.00 - £140,000.0010
Terraced£50,752.87£33,000.00 - £72,999.0015
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£175,662.50£135,500.00 - £194,950.003
Other£45,000.00£40,000.00 - £50,000.002
Semi-Detached£127,735.96£46,000.00 - £160,000.0014
Terraced£58,346.72£30,000.00 - £135,000.0024
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£183,116.25£120,000.00 - £220,000.006
Other£65,000.00£55,000.00 - £75,000.002
Semi-Detached£108,747.67£55,000.00 - £194,000.009
Terraced£48,250.00£21,000.00 - £138,300.0023
Schools

NamePupilsAgePostcode
The WoodlandsPRU, Good154 6-16DL178AN
Ferryhill Station Primary SchoolPrimary, Good71 2-11DL170DB
West Cornforth Primary SchoolPrimary, Outstanding239 2-11DL179HP
Dean Bank Primary and Nursery SchoolPrimary, Good167 2-11DL178PP
Broom Cottages Primary & Nursery SchoolPrimary, Good286 3-11DL178AN
Cleves Cross Primary and Nursery School AcademyPrimary, Outstanding242 3-11DL178QY
Ferryhill SchoolSecondary, Good784 11-16DL178RW
Chilton AcademyPrimary, Good309 3-11DL170PT
St Michael's Church of England Primary SchoolPrimary, Outstanding127 3-11DL179AL
Amenities
  • Thinford North Service Station incl Greggs, Spar & Subway, DL17 8RU
  • Greggs, DL17 8JN
  • Premier - Ferryhill Convenience Store, DL17 8BW
  • Premier - Wensley Convenience Store, DL17 0DA
  • Best One - West Cornforth Mini Market, DL17 9HW
  • Chilton Catholic Club, DL17 0PW
  • Chilton Community Sports & Social Club, DL17 0EY
  • Ferryhill Catholic Club, DL17 8ET
  • Ferryhill Community Sports and Social Club Ltd, DL17 8HX
  • Ferryhill Sports and Education Centre, DL17 8TB
  • Bayleaf Ferryhill, Authentic Indian Restaurant and Takeaway, DL17 8LA
  • Cafe Alice, DL17 8NR
  • Cornforth House Partnership, DL17 9HS
  • County Durham Furniture Help Scheme, DL17 0PB
  • Darlington Road Diner, DL17 8JP
  • Sainsbury's, DL17 8QR
  • Sainsbury's, DL17 0ET
  • The Co-Operative Food, DL17 8JN
  • Pizzafellas Ferryhill, DL17 0AW
  • Pizza Planet, DL17 9HR
  • Pizzalicious, DL17 8JP
  • Siciliano, DL17 8JP
  • Tasty House Chinese Takeaway, DL17 8LA
  • Tenlands Care Home - HC-One, DL17 8JD
  • Acorn Grange Care Home, DL17 9HU
  • Action for Care - Broom Lodge, DL17 0EG
  • Butterflies Day Care, DL17 9HN
  • Chilton Care Centre, DL17 0EX
  • Burgerlicious, DL17 0AG
  • Darcys, DL17 9DX
  • Hot Stuff Catering, DL17 0SZ
  • Dean Bank & Ferryhill Literary Institute, DL17 8PP
  • Fairy Hill Cakes, DL17 8BH
  • Red Supported Living CIC, DL17 8HX
  • St Aidans Parish Church, DL17 0EJ
  • St Lukes Parish Centre, DL17 8LT
  • St Michaels C of E Primary School, DL17 9AL
  • The Woodlands, DL17 8AN
  • West Cornforth Primary School, DL17 9HP
  • Windlestone School 7030, DL17 0HP
  • Broom Cottages Primary School And Nursery, DL17 8AN