DL3 Postcode Area Information

Population
43,853
Avg Annual Income
£40,057
Full Time Employees
29.91%
Average Age
43.07

Darlington, DL3 Postcode Area Overview

The DL3 postcode area is located in the Darlington, Darlington postcode town, in the North East, England region.

The DL3 postcode area in England covers several areas including Darlington, Middleton St. George, Sadberge, Heighington, and Piercebridge. This area is primarily located in County Durham and is known for its mix of residential, commercial, and rural areas. The main town of Darlington offers a range of amenities including shops, restaurants, schools, healthcare facilities, and leisure options.

The geography of the DL3 postcode area is diverse, with urban areas in Darlington and surrounding villages, as well as countryside and open fields in the more rural locations. The area is situated near the River Tees and close to the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors National Parks, providing opportunities for outdoor activities and scenic walks.

Transportation in the DL3 postcode area is well-served by road and rail networks. The A1(M) motorway runs nearby, providing easy access to major cities such as Newcastle, Leeds, and York. Darlington railway station offers direct services to London, Edinburgh, Manchester, and Birmingham. Local bus services also connect the different areas within the postcode district.

Overall, the DL3 postcode area in England offers a mix of amenities, varied geography, and good transportation links, making it a desirable location to live or visit.

A Major part of this postcode area has a unique mix of residents when compared to others:

  • Diverse age groups: There's a fairly even spread of ages across the board, except for slightly fewer residents between 64 and 85 years old. This means there are fewer people with disabilities compared to other areas.
  • Spread out, but concentrated in the Midlands: While this postcode exists across the UK, it's particularly common in the Midlands region.

Imagine a community with people of all ages (except slightly fewer retirees), scattered around the UK but especially in the Midlands. That's the essence of a big area of DL3 postcode district!

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

Electoral Wards

The DL3 postcode area covers Brinkburn & Faverdale, Cockerton, College, Harrowgate Hill, Hummersknott, Mowden, North Road, Northgate, Park East, Park West, Pierremont electoral wards.

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DL3 Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of DL3 postcode area is 43,853. 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 39,315, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 1,183. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (22,725), followed by No religion (17,093).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (11,786), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (7,771).

Economic Status

Most people in the DL3 postcode area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (15,015), while 10,560 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 11,716 adults have Level 4 education, while 6,098 have No qualifications education. The most common occupations in the DL3 area are

  • Professional occupations (3995)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (2568), and
  • Elementary occupations (2371)

Age

The average age of people living in postcode DL3 is 43 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (10686), Between 45 to 54 (9220), and Between 55 to 64 (8997).

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 DL3 has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (7,683) followed by Routine occupations (4,879), and Intermediate occupations (4,652).

Postcodes in DL3

There are total 5 postcode sectors present in the DL3 (listed below). The postcode DL3 has a total of 1355 postcodes.

ONS Administrative Info of DL3
NameType
AreaDL3
Ward

Brinkburn & Faverdale

Cockerton

College

Harrowgate Hill

Hummersknott

Mowden

North Road

Northgate

Park East

Park West

Pierremont

LTLA22Darlington
UTLA22Darlington
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland

Darlington, DL3 Postcode Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Darlington, DL3 Postcode Area Crime rate by Month

38

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

14

Burglary

28

Criminal damage and arson

7

Drugs

7

Other crime

19

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

24

Public order

1

Robbery

50

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

21

Vehicle crime

98

Violence and sexual offences

35

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

18

Burglary

50

Criminal damage and arson

8

Drugs

7

Other crime

18

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

13

Public order

3

Robbery

47

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

27

Vehicle crime

108

Violence and sexual offences

37

Anti-social behaviour

3

Bicycle theft

5

Burglary

41

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

8

Other crime

22

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

21

Public order

1

Robbery

33

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

31

Vehicle crime

121

Violence and sexual offences

46

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

10

Burglary

44

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

8

Other crime

17

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

13

Public order

3

Robbery

22

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

62

Vehicle crime

100

Violence and sexual offences

1

Violence and sexual offences

67

Anti-social behaviour

3

Bicycle theft

12

Burglary

32

Criminal damage and arson

6

Drugs

6

Other crime

22

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

27

Public order

2

Robbery

33

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

34

Vehicle crime

105

Violence and sexual offences

57

Anti-social behaviour

5

Bicycle theft

16

Burglary

50

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

5

Other crime

29

Other theft

15

Public order

14

Shoplifting

19

Vehicle crime

120

Violence and sexual offences

59

Anti-social behaviour

5

Bicycle theft

14

Burglary

45

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

6

Other crime

21

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

27

Public order

1

Robbery

22

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

22

Vehicle crime

148

Violence and sexual offences

84

Anti-social behaviour

4

Bicycle theft

14

Burglary

44

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

9

Other crime

25

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

31

Public order

26

Shoplifting

4

Theft from the person

12

Vehicle crime

137

Violence and sexual offences

63

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

9

Burglary

46

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

7

Other crime

21

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

41

Public order

2

Robbery

17

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

15

Vehicle crime

160

Violence and sexual offences

54

Anti-social behaviour

3

Bicycle theft

7

Burglary

31

Criminal damage and arson

7

Drugs

6

Other crime

20

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

37

Public order

2

Robbery

15

Shoplifting

5

Theft from the person

17

Vehicle crime

144

Violence and sexual offences

41

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

10

Burglary

43

Criminal damage and arson

14

Drugs

10

Other crime

20

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

34

Public order

1

Robbery

16

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

12

Vehicle crime

159

Violence and sexual offences

36

Anti-social behaviour

6

Bicycle theft

26

Burglary

32

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

12

Other crime

21

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

44

Public order

2

Robbery

8

Shoplifting

7

Vehicle crime

122

Violence and sexual offences

32

Anti-social behaviour

3

Bicycle theft

18

Burglary

42

Criminal damage and arson

7

Drugs

12

Other crime

26

Other theft

37

Public order

5

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

25

Vehicle crime

148

Violence and sexual offences

30

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

18

Burglary

29

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

9

Other crime

27

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

41

Public order

4

Robbery

11

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

18

Vehicle crime

137

Violence and sexual offences

Sold House Prices in DL3 postcode area over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices in DL3 postcode area by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£477,500.00£257,500.00 - £595,000.003
Flat£72,000.00£64,000.00 - £80,000.002
Semi-Detached£175,833.33£145,000.00 - £245,000.004
Terraced£93,820.00£65,600.00 - £130,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£280,000.00£155,000.00 - £405,000.002
Flat£113,666.67£70,000.00 - £200,000.003
Other£236,250.00£75,000.00 - £675,000.004
Semi-Detached£161,375.00£90,000.00 - £230,000.004
Terraced£71,357.14£58,000.00 - £120,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£289,000.00£185,000.00 - £395,000.004
Flat£93,785.71£85,000.00 - £105,000.007
Semi-Detached£178,300.00£105,000.00 - £280,000.0010
Terraced£76,615.38£57,750.00 - £90,000.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£252,000.00£140,000.00 - £390,000.004
Flat£92,950.00£48,000.00 - £160,000.0010
Other£4,800.00£4,800.00 - £4,800.002
Semi-Detached£178,541.39£75,000.00 - £400,000.0018
Terraced£110,977.27£52,000.00 - £475,000.0022
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£385,153.85£218,000.00 - £840,000.0013
Flat£75,400.00£57,000.00 - £105,000.005
Other£25,000.00£25,000.00 - £25,000.002
Semi-Detached£247,107.14£105,000.00 - £435,000.0028
Terraced£114,947.02£39,995.00 - £415,000.0043
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£485,000.00£485,000.00 - £485,000.001
Semi-Detached£109,000.00£109,000.00 - £109,000.001
Terraced£77,696.00£54,500.00 - £100,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£267,083.33£205,000.00 - £335,000.006
Flat£103,642.86£55,000.00 - £186,000.007
Other£220,000.00£220,000.00 - £220,000.001
Semi-Detached£169,378.57£116,000.00 - £240,000.0014
Terraced£105,696.67£64,000.00 - £225,000.0015
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£311,666.67£230,000.00 - £485,000.006
Flat£105,237.50£59,950.00 - £205,000.004
Other£45,000.00£45,000.00 - £45,000.001
Semi-Detached£143,472.22£85,000.00 - £377,000.0019
Terraced£141,250.00£67,500.00 - £405,000.0029
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£322,500.00£249,000.00 - £450,000.005
Flat£142,000.00£58,000.00 - £420,000.008
Other£668,950.00£182,900.00 - £1,155,000.002
Semi-Detached£195,326.38£88,000.00 - £315,000.0026
Terraced£109,527.27£45,000.00 - £344,000.0022
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£247,500.00£230,000.00 - £265,000.002
Flat£152,500.00£60,000.00 - £200,000.004
Other£365,000.00£365,000.00 - £365,000.001
Semi-Detached£182,602.86£125,000.00 - £367,000.0014
Terraced£114,456.86£38,100.00 - £360,000.0036
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£296,250.00£187,500.00 - £535,000.008
Flat£117,000.00£52,000.00 - £250,000.007
Semi-Detached£198,335.42£84,500.00 - £375,000.0024
Terraced£91,457.50£60,000.00 - £135,000.0020
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£336,909.09£150,000.00 - £650,000.0011
Flat£140,000.00£68,000.00 - £207,500.008
Other£101,250.00£101,250.00 - £101,250.001
Semi-Detached£155,737.43£81,505.00 - £385,000.0038
Terraced£110,878.38£55,000.00 - £360,000.0037
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£240,000.00£240,000.00 - £240,000.001
Flat£106,130.00£56,500.00 - £139,000.005
Other£37,500.00£37,500.00 - £37,500.001
Semi-Detached£177,437.50£95,000.00 - £325,000.008
Terraced£170,896.43£60,000.00 - £540,000.0014
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£263,500.00£263,500.00 - £263,500.001
Flat£75,000.00£75,000.00 - £75,000.001
Semi-Detached£169,700.00£135,000.00 - £295,000.006
Terraced£134,250.00£92,500.00 - £260,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£318,412.50£215,000.00 - £520,000.0012
Flat£96,750.00£66,000.00 - £116,000.004
Semi-Detached£206,974.75£136,000.00 - £345,000.0020
Terraced£121,486.54£50,000.00 - £455,000.0026
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£359,887.67£219,000.00 - £507,500.0012
Flat£92,812.50£62,500.00 - £175,000.008
Other£93,333.33£40,000.00 - £160,000.003
Semi-Detached£195,828.21£97,000.00 - £380,000.0028
Terraced£114,313.38£48,000.00 - £330,000.0037
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£380,142.86£177,000.00 - £480,000.0015
Flat£97,357.00£65,000.00 - £160,499.007
Other£95,000.00£95,000.00 - £95,000.001
Semi-Detached£220,606.96£100,000.00 - £430,000.0028
Terraced£116,617.80£40,000.00 - £420,000.0030
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£329,610.56£132,500.00 - £550,000.009
Flat£91,493.75£51,500.00 - £159,000.008
Other£85,000.00£70,000.00 - £100,000.002
Semi-Detached£203,406.25£145,000.00 - £390,000.0016
Terraced£135,400.00£42,500.00 - £450,000.0025
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£306,000.00£212,000.00 - £425,000.005
Flat£106,772.73£50,000.00 - £230,000.0011
Other£110,000.00£110,000.00 - £110,000.001
Semi-Detached£204,263.89£93,000.00 - £325,000.0036
Terraced£128,302.02£57,000.00 - £535,000.0042
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£432,597.50£230,000.00 - £579,995.006
Flat£125,027.78£58,000.00 - £197,500.009
Other£300,000.00£135,000.00 - £680,000.004
Semi-Detached£142,446.48£75,000.00 - £450,000.0023
Terraced£118,714.47£56,000.00 - £350,000.0038
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£240,100.00£215,000.00 - £270,000.005
Flat£92,375.00£57,000.00 - £152,000.008
Other£315,998.40£100,000.00 - £699,950.005
Semi-Detached£209,208.33£105,000.00 - £307,500.0012
Terraced£109,578.48£40,000.00 - £375,000.0033
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£442,166.67£198,000.00 - £2,050,000.0012
Flat£117,875.00£68,500.00 - £153,000.004
Other£1,254,355.00£1,254,355.00 - £1,254,355.001
Semi-Detached£171,562.34£89,995.00 - £370,000.0017
Terraced£130,331.25£59,000.00 - £325,000.0024
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£314,444.44£195,000.00 - £483,000.009
Flat£102,891.50£57,850.00 - £163,499.006
Semi-Detached£226,005.71£90,000.00 - £590,000.0014
Terraced£87,467.41£47,500.00 - £377,500.0054
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£233,000.00£160,000.00 - £460,000.0013
Flat£139,155.14£62,000.00 - £236,500.007
Other£250,000.00£250,000.00 - £250,000.001
Semi-Detached£165,676.32£101,250.00 - £430,000.0018
Terraced£96,185.90£45,000.00 - £315,500.0040
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£540,533.21£195,000.00 - £689,995.008
Flat£235,495.00£53,000.00 - £385,000.006
Other£119,833.33£72,000.00 - £150,000.003
Semi-Detached£140,764.71£74,000.00 - £326,500.0018
Terraced£92,918.11£50,000.00 - £355,000.0037
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£289,000.00£264,500.00 - £332,500.003
Flat£148,650.00£55,000.00 - £225,000.0010
Other£2,200,000.00£2,200,000.00 - £2,200,000.001
Semi-Detached£223,693.75£125,000.00 - £408,000.0016
Terraced£119,090.97£57,000.00 - £325,000.0030
Schools in the DL3 Postcode Area

NamePupilsAgePostcode
George Dent Nursery SchoolNursery, Outstanding122 2-5DL37PY
Rise Carr CollegePRU, Good33 11-16DL30NS
Harrowgate Hill Primary SchoolPrimary, Requires improvement575 3-11DL30HZ
Reid Street Primary SchoolPrimary, Good379 4-11DL36EX
Hummersknott AcademySecondary, Good1228 11-16DL38AR
Abbey Infants' SchoolPrimary, Good254 4-7DL38JA
Abbey Junior SchoolPrimary, Good353 7-11DL38NN
Carmel CollegeSecondary, Outstanding1363 11-18DL38RW
Mowden Infant SchoolPrimary, Good226 5-7DL39QG
Mowden Junior SchoolPrimary, Good336 7-11DL39DE
St Augustine's Catholic Primary SchoolPrimary, Requires improvement199 4-11DL37HP
Holy Family Catholic Primary SchoolPrimary, Good199 4-11DL39EN
Marchbank Free SchoolSpecial, Requires improvement50 5-11DL39BL
St Mary's Cockerton Church of England Primary SchoolPrimary, Good193 5-11DL39EX
Mount Pleasant Primary SchoolPrimary, Good276 2-11DL39HE
Corporation Road Community Primary SchoolPrimary, Requires improvement239 3-11DL36AR
Wyvern AcademySecondary, Requires improvement467 11-16DL39SH
Longfield AcademySecondary, Inadequate876 11-16DL30HT
Amenities in the DL3 Postcode Area
  • Balmoral Guest House, DL3 7BQ
  • Bannatyne Hotel Darlington, DL3 7HZ
  • Blackwell Grange Hotel, DL3 8QH
  • Calico Guest House, DL3 6AJ
  • The Greenbank, DL3 6EL
  • Angels Cut, DL3 7RX
  • Fraser, DL3 7NW
  • Builders Arms, DL3 6RQ
  • Buzz Bingo, DL3 7NR
  • Cockerton Band & Musical Inst., DL3 9AB
  • Babul's, DL3 7NB
  • Akbar The Great, DL3 7UT
  • Al Forno, DL3 7LX
  • Amari, DL3 7UT
  • Andaman Home Cafe, DL3 9ER
  • Co-op, DL3 9XT
  • Co-op, DL3 9EP
  • Co-op, DL3 9AA
  • Sainsbury's Local, DL3 7SD
  • Sainsbury's Local, DL3 6AS
  • Mr Chippy, DL3 0NN
  • Antoni's, DL3 6LA
  • Best Kebab, DL3 7LL
  • Big Bite, DL3 7JE
  • Brinkburn Pizza, DL3 6QH
  • Kings Food Bank, DL3 0QT
  • Acorn Care (UK) Ltd, DL3 8AQ
  • Auton, DL3 7HA
  • Busy Bees At Darlington, DL3 9EX
  • Clervaux Life, DL3 7HA
  • Clervaux Life, DL3 7RA
  • Burtree Puddings, DL3 0UY
  • Aramark Street Food Van@QEC, DL3 7AU
  • Codrophenia, DL3 0DB
  • Jubilee Catering, DL3 0PH
  • Mighty Bite, DL3 0QD
  • Carmel Educational Trust At Carmel College, DL3 8RW
  • Federation Of Abbey Schools Academy Trust, DL3 8JA
  • Hummersknott Academy Trust At Hummersknott School, DL3 8AR
  • Longfield Academy Of Sport, DL3 0HT
  • Marchbank School, DL3 9BL
  • Earth Warriors, DL3 7LX
  • 4Motion Skatepark, DL3 0PP
  • Adoro Caffe, DL3 8JF
  • AJ Convenience Store, DL3 6DU
  • Andy's Candy Bar, DL3 7RX
  • Branksome Hall Community Kitchen, DL3 9SR
  • Dhadly Supermarket, DL3 9UH
  • Elim Pentecostal Church Hall, DL3 0HE
  • Friends Lunch Club, DL3 9SR
  • Links Express, DL3 6DX