DL5 Postcode Area Information

Population
29,599
Avg Annual Income
£36,780
Full Time Employees
29.00%
Average Age
43.46

County Durham, DL5 Postcode Area Overview

The DL5 postcode area is located in the County Durham, Darlington, County Durham, Darlington postcode town, in the North East, England region.

The DL5 postcode area is located in the Newton Aycliffe district in County Durham, England. This area covers the town of Newton Aycliffe and surrounding areas such as Woodham, School Aycliffe, and Middridge. The region is known for its mix of residential neighborhoods, retail outlets, industrial estates, and green spaces.

Newton Aycliffe offers a range of amenities, including shops, restaurants, schools, medical facilities, and leisure centers. Residents and visitors can enjoy attractions such as the Newton Aycliffe Sports Complex, the Oakleaf Sports Complex, and the green spaces of Aycliffe Nature Park and Preston Park.

The area is well-connected by road and public transport. The A167 motorway runs through the region, providing easy access to nearby towns and cities. Newton Aycliffe has its own train station, offering regular services to Darlington, Durham, and Newcastle. Local bus services also connect the area to surrounding towns and villages.

The geography of the DL5 postcode area is characterized by a mix of urban and rural landscapes. Newton Aycliffe sits in the stunning North East countryside, with tranquil parks and nature reserves nearby. The area is popular with families, commuters, and those looking to enjoy a peaceful residential setting within easy reach of urban amenities.

Overall, the DL5 postcode area offers a mix of residential, commercial, and leisure opportunities, making it a popular choice for those looking to settle in County Durham.

A Major part of this postcode area has a young, diverse community with good job opportunities, living in spacious, mostly rented housing near industrial areas.

Residents:

  • Mostly young adults, many born in the EU and unmarried or divorced.
  • A Diverse mix of ethnicities, with many identifying as mixed or multiple.
  • Well-educated, with many having college degrees or A-levels.
  • Low unemployment and many work in management roles.

Housing:

  • Mainly privately rented detached houses or flats, some under-occupied (more space than needed).

Location:

  • Found near industrial estates.

Overall: a big area of DL5 postcode district represents a vibrant and diverse community with young professionals enjoying good housing, diverse backgrounds, and good career opportunities. While there are fewer families and older adults, it offers an exciting and dynamic environment for young people.

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

Electoral Wards

The DL5 postcode area covers Aycliffe East, Aycliffe North and Middridge, Aycliffe West, Heighington & Coniscliffe electoral wards.

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DL5 Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of DL5 postcode area is 29,599. 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 28,349, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 493. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (15,727), followed by No religion (12,076).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (6,317), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (4,676).

Economic Status

Most people in the DL5 postcode area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (9,006), while 6,751 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 6,197 adults have Level 4 education, while 4,748 have Level 3 education. The most common occupations in the DL5 area are

  • Professional occupations (1965)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (1609), and
  • Process, plant and machine operatives (1458)

Age

The average age of people living in postcode DL5 is 43 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (6237), Between 55 to 64 (5421), and Between 45 to 54 (5041).

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 DL5 has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (4,521) followed by Routine occupations (3,840), and Semi-routine occupations (3,612).

Postcodes in DL5

There are total 5 postcode sectors present in the DL5 (listed below). The postcode DL5 has a total of 1121 postcodes.

ONS Administrative Info of DL5
NameType
AreaDL5
Ward

Aycliffe East

Aycliffe North and Middridge

Aycliffe West

Heighington & Coniscliffe

LTLA22County Durham, Darlington
UTLA22County Durham, Darlington
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland

County Durham, DL5 Postcode Crime rate over the last 12 Months

County Durham, DL5 Postcode Area Crime rate by Month

58

Anti-social behaviour

3

Bicycle theft

9

Burglary

24

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

4

Other crime

13

Other theft

23

Public order

28

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

16

Vehicle crime

100

Violence and sexual offences

68

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

6

Burglary

32

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

7

Other crime

10

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

15

Public order

1

Robbery

45

Shoplifting

13

Vehicle crime

109

Violence and sexual offences

55

Anti-social behaviour

16

Burglary

25

Criminal damage and arson

6

Drugs

2

Other crime

16

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

17

Public order

51

Shoplifting

5

Vehicle crime

108

Violence and sexual offences

47

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

8

Burglary

44

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

20

Other crime

11

Other theft

12

Public order

53

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

13

Vehicle crime

94

Violence and sexual offences

1

Criminal damage and arson

64

Anti-social behaviour

4

Bicycle theft

16

Burglary

29

Criminal damage and arson

7

Drugs

13

Other crime

14

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

28

Public order

1

Robbery

38

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

16

Vehicle crime

130

Violence and sexual offences

67

Anti-social behaviour

5

Bicycle theft

18

Burglary

28

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

9

Other crime

11

Other theft

16

Public order

1

Robbery

45

Shoplifting

12

Vehicle crime

118

Violence and sexual offences

70

Anti-social behaviour

4

Bicycle theft

13

Burglary

40

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

11

Other crime

15

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

22

Public order

34

Shoplifting

9

Vehicle crime

114

Violence and sexual offences

65

Anti-social behaviour

7

Bicycle theft

15

Burglary

37

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

6

Other crime

28

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

22

Public order

1

Robbery

28

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

7

Vehicle crime

119

Violence and sexual offences

53

Anti-social behaviour

3

Bicycle theft

10

Burglary

31

Criminal damage and arson

7

Drugs

4

Other crime

15

Other theft

6

Possession of weapons

45

Public order

1

Robbery

41

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

11

Vehicle crime

145

Violence and sexual offences

31

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

6

Burglary

37

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

5

Other crime

12

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

45

Public order

1

Robbery

62

Shoplifting

3

Vehicle crime

107

Violence and sexual offences

28

Anti-social behaviour

4

Bicycle theft

7

Burglary

49

Criminal damage and arson

6

Drugs

8

Other crime

11

Other theft

5

Possession of weapons

33

Public order

38

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

11

Vehicle crime

124

Violence and sexual offences

33

Anti-social behaviour

4

Bicycle theft

6

Burglary

41

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

5

Other crime

11

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

29

Public order

1

Robbery

26

Shoplifting

11

Vehicle crime

131

Violence and sexual offences

25

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

12

Burglary

27

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

10

Other crime

13

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

28

Public order

2

Robbery

32

Shoplifting

9

Vehicle crime

119

Violence and sexual offences

16

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

8

Burglary

41

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

5

Other crime

8

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

30

Public order

2

Robbery

19

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

5

Vehicle crime

121

Violence and sexual offences

Sold House Prices in DL5 postcode area over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices in DL5 postcode area by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£251,666.67£60,000.00 - £395,000.003
Terraced£72,000.00£72,000.00 - £72,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£265,483.33£244,000.00 - £299,950.003
Other£126,000.00£126,000.00 - £126,000.001
Semi-Detached£108,500.00£97,000.00 - £127,000.003
Terraced£78,250.00£65,000.00 - £90,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£259,571.43£230,000.00 - £290,000.007
Terraced£77,166.67£55,000.00 - £90,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£248,964.29£115,000.00 - £555,000.0014
Semi-Detached£101,250.00£87,500.00 - £115,000.002
Terraced£101,178.57£39,000.00 - £175,000.0014
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£252,764.71£97,000.00 - £350,000.0017
Flat£142,500.00£65,000.00 - £220,000.002
Semi-Detached£116,975.00£62,000.00 - £230,000.0014
Terraced£94,363.27£62,500.00 - £150,000.0015
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£257,500.00£240,000.00 - £275,000.002
Semi-Detached£147,500.00£147,500.00 - £147,500.001
Terraced£95,316.67£65,000.00 - £129,950.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£229,035.71£145,000.00 - £373,750.007
Flat£69,500.00£61,000.00 - £78,000.002
Semi-Detached£116,666.67£68,000.00 - £170,000.003
Terraced£81,227.27£40,000.00 - £163,000.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£254,227.27£170,000.00 - £380,000.0011
Other£204,500.00£54,000.00 - £355,000.002
Semi-Detached£164,278.57£105,000.00 - £275,000.007
Terraced£100,278.57£50,000.00 - £195,000.0014
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£249,642.86£110,000.00 - £408,000.007
Flat£95,000.00£95,000.00 - £95,000.001
Semi-Detached£146,527.78£55,000.00 - £210,000.009
Terraced£92,062.50£44,000.00 - £120,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£366,333.33£248,000.00 - £625,000.006
Other£25,000.00£25,000.00 - £25,000.001
Semi-Detached£138,238.89£67,750.00 - £200,000.009
Terraced£103,218.75£60,750.00 - £155,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£249,687.50£187,500.00 - £365,000.008
Semi-Detached£142,288.89£65,000.00 - £180,000.009
Terraced£83,065.71£61,500.00 - £110,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£235,312.50£145,000.00 - £330,000.0016
Flat£72,666.67£58,000.00 - £102,000.003
Other£222,000.00£222,000.00 - £222,000.001
Semi-Detached£126,857.14£63,500.00 - £178,000.007
Terraced£71,355.26£36,400.00 - £199,000.0020
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£266,333.33£188,000.00 - £370,000.006
Flat£70,000.00£70,000.00 - £70,000.001
Other£105,000.00£105,000.00 - £105,000.001
Semi-Detached£157,658.33£78,000.00 - £235,000.006
Terraced£93,638.93£54,500.00 - £175,000.0014
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£134,000.00£128,000.00 - £140,000.002
Terraced£35,000.00£35,000.00 - £35,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£251,957.67£153,000.00 - £395,000.0016
Other£410,000.00£410,000.00 - £410,000.001
Semi-Detached£127,772.22£95,000.00 - £169,000.009
Terraced£99,292.33£67,000.00 - £130,500.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£210,022.58£149,000.00 - £375,000.0014
Flat£85,000.00£85,000.00 - £85,000.001
Semi-Detached£114,072.50£65,000.00 - £296,000.0011
Terraced£92,660.71£54,500.00 - £180,000.0014
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£236,505.33£147,000.00 - £410,000.0014
Flat£86,500.00£50,000.00 - £118,000.003
Other£317,500.00£317,500.00 - £317,500.001
Semi-Detached£162,661.11£78,000.00 - £460,000.009
Terraced£109,674.40£62,250.00 - £165,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£286,390.00£179,950.00 - £455,000.0010
Flat£55,000.00£55,000.00 - £55,000.001
Other£103,500.00£103,500.00 - £103,500.001
Semi-Detached£136,252.92£75,000.00 - £218,000.0013
Terraced£121,383.33£60,100.00 - £550,000.0021
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£215,020.56£121,500.00 - £300,000.009
Other£426,009.00£426,009.00 - £426,009.001
Semi-Detached£138,958.33£82,500.00 - £215,000.0012
Terraced£99,023.81£41,000.00 - £153,000.0021
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£266,094.44£149,950.00 - £385,000.009
Semi-Detached£140,637.50£97,000.00 - £180,000.0012
Terraced£94,631.77£56,000.00 - £127,500.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£264,027.78£133,800.00 - £370,000.009
Semi-Detached£158,571.43£97,000.00 - £240,000.007
Terraced£90,741.67£54,000.00 - £135,000.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£240,718.12£175,750.00 - £370,000.008
Semi-Detached£148,012.50£120,500.00 - £175,000.004
Terraced£126,250.00£81,500.00 - £289,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£214,583.33£135,000.00 - £300,000.0012
Flat£58,000.00£58,000.00 - £58,000.001
Other£291,500.00£115,000.00 - £468,000.002
Semi-Detached£161,687.50£110,000.00 - £250,000.008
Terraced£82,583.95£53,000.00 - £169,995.0019
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£261,000.00£118,000.00 - £475,000.0010
Flat£66,000.00£64,000.00 - £68,000.002
Semi-Detached£109,829.17£65,000.00 - £151,000.007
Terraced£81,777.78£30,000.00 - £180,000.0018
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£206,250.00£160,000.00 - £270,000.004
Other£122,000.00£122,000.00 - £122,000.001
Semi-Detached£131,278.57£100,000.00 - £152,000.007
Terraced£66,814.66£39,000.00 - £155,000.0023
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£228,908.33£174,950.00 - £290,000.006
Semi-Detached£109,750.00£77,000.00 - £214,000.008
Terraced£83,119.23£47,500.00 - £133,000.0013
Schools in the DL5 Postcode Area

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Woodham Burn Community Primary SchoolPrimary, Requires improvement234 2-11DL54EX
Aycliffe Village Primary and Nursery SchoolPrimary, Good163 3-11DL56LG
Byerley Park Primary SchoolPrimary, Good208 4-11DL57LE
Horndale Infants' SchoolPrimary, Good93 3-7DL57HB
Vane Road Primary SchoolPrimary, Good419 5-11DL55RH
Sugar Hill Primary SchoolPrimary, Outstanding467 3-11DL55NU
St Francis CofE (Aided) Junior SchoolPrimary, Good117 7-11DL57HB
Greenfield Community College, A Specialist Arts and Science SchoolSecondary, Requires improvement736 11-16DL57LF
Walworth SchoolSpecial, Good71 4-11DL57LP
Heighington Church of England Primary SchoolPrimary, Good263 4-11DL56PH
Stephenson Way Academy and Nursery SchoolPrimary, Good334 3-11DL57DD
Woodham AcademySecondary, Good987 11-16DL54AX
UTC South DurhamSecondary, Good408 14-19DL56AP
St Joseph's Catholic Primary SchoolPrimary, Good112 3-11DL57DE
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Newton AycliffePrimary, GoodNone 4-11DL55NP
Amenities in the DL5 Postcode Area
  • Wilko, DL5 4DU
  • Greggs, DL5 4DP
  • Boyes, DL5 4DU
  • Card Factory, DL5 4DS
  • Slimming World Franchise, DL5 6GG
  • Redworth Hall Hotel, DL5 6NL
  • George & Dragon, DL5 6PP
  • The Bay Horse, DL5 6PE
  • 124 Recovery Company, DL5 6UR
  • A Squadron 201 Field Hospital, DL5 4EW
  • Aviator Gin Bar, DL5 6EJ
  • Admiral, DL5 4SB
  • St Michael's Parish Church, DL5 6PP
  • Alfresco Napoli, DL5 6HP
  • Atalian Servest, DL5 6AP
  • Be Inspired Gyms, DL5 6AU
  • Aldi, DL5 4DH
  • Heron Foods, DL5 4DS
  • Sainsbury's, DL5 4SE
  • Tesco, DL5 4DH
  • Fresh Newton Aycliffe, DL5 5DH
  • Pizza Plus, DL5 6HX
  • Reds, DL5 4UE
  • Royal Pizza, DL5 7DZ
  • Shake N Cake, DL5 6UJ
  • Little Cubs Day Nursery, DL5 6AP
  • Candles Club, DL5 6PH
  • Akari Care - Aycliffe Care Home, DL5 7ER
  • Aycliffe Day Nursery, DL5 4QZ
  • Bethany House Christian Care Home, DL5 4UD
  • Bluebell Close Community Centre, DL5 7LN
  • Agnew Community Centre, DL5 4QT
  • Aycliffe Evangelical Church, DL5 7EU
  • Aycliffe Village Hall, DL5 6LG
  • Bethany Centre, DL5 4UD
  • Heighington CE Primary School, DL5 6PH
  • Aycliffe School, DL5 6UN
  • Byerley Park Primary School, DL5 7LE
  • Greenfield School Community and Arts College 4176, DL5 7LF
  • Horndale County Infant and Nursery School, DL5 7HB
  • Steam Machine Brewing Company, DL5 6UF
  • Walkers Butchers, DL5 5HH
  • Auntie Ali's Snack Bar, DL5 6SG
  • Inside The Box, DL5 6ZE
  • Phil's Snack Bar, DL5 6EU