DT1 Postcode Area Information

Population
21,362
Avg Annual Income
£46,200
Full Time Employees
25.61%
Average Age
47.15

Dorset, DT1 Postcode Area Overview

The DT1 postcode area is located in the Dorset, Dorset postcode town, in the South West, England region.

The DT1 postcode area in England covers parts of Dorset, including areas such as Dorchester, Crossways, and Maiden Newton. This area is known for its picturesque countryside, historic buildings, and convenient amenities. Dorchester, the county town of Dorset, is the main urban area within DT1 and offers a range of shopping outlets, restaurants, and cultural attractions.

The geography of the DT1 area is characterized by rolling hills, lush greenery, and charming villages. The landscape is ideal for outdoor activities such as walking, cycling, and exploring the countryside. The area is also located near the Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its stunning cliffs and fossil-rich beaches.

Transportation in the DT1 area is well-connected, with easy access to major roads and public transportation options. The A35 road runs through the area, providing links to nearby towns and cities. There are also regular bus services connecting the different communities within DT1, as well as train stations in Dorchester and Maiden Newton for those traveling further afield.

Overall, the DT1 postcode area offers a mix of rural charm and urban convenience, making it a desirable place to live or visit in Dorset. With its range of amenities, beautiful scenery, and easy transportation links, DT1 has something to offer for everyone.

A Major part of this postcode area describes a quiet community with mostly older residents, some living in care homes. Here's a breakdown:

Residents:

  • Mostly older adults, with many living in group homes or care facilities.
  • Fewer residents come from EU countries compared to similar areas.
  • Not very diverse, with few residents identifying as minority ethnicities.
  • Some residents own their homes, but most rent from the government (social housing).

Housing:

  • Mix of housing, but mostly terraced houses.

Lifestyle:

  • Many residents work in management, professional, or technical jobs.
  • Few students live in this area.

Overall: DT1 postcode area represents a peaceful community with established older residents. Housing is mixed, with some owning their homes and others renting. While there are fewer young families and students, it offers a quiet and settled environment for retirees. Remember, this is a general overview, and individual experiences may vary greatly.

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

Electoral Wards

The DT1 postcode area covers Dorchester East, Dorchester Poundbury, Dorchester West electoral wards.

DT1 Postcode Map

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DT1 Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of DT1 postcode area is 21,362. 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 19,276, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 652. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (10,458), followed by No religion (8,959).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (5,086), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (3,421).

Economic Status

Most people in the DT1 postcode area mentioned they are Retired (5,747), while 5,468 adults mentioned they are Employee: Full-time.

Education

Regarding education, 6,675 adults have Level 4 education, while 2,576 have Level 2 education. The most common occupations in the DT1 area are

  • Professional occupations (2246)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (1190), and
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (1107)

Age

The average age of people living in postcode DT1 is 47 years old. The top three age distributions are: Between 75 to 100 (3189), Below 14 (3154), and Between 55 to 64 (2961).

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 DT1 has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (4,458) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (2,508), and Intermediate occupations (2,249).

Postcodes in DT1

There are total 4 postcode sectors present in the DT1 (listed below). The postcode DT1 has a total of 1138 postcodes.

ONS Administrative Info of DT1
NameType
AreaDT1
Ward

Dorchester East

Dorchester Poundbury

Dorchester West

LTLA22Dorset
UTLA22Dorset
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland

Dorset, DT1 Postcode Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Dorset, DT1 Postcode Area Crime rate by Month

27

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

5

Burglary

24

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Other crime

9

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

12

Public order

6

Shoplifting

7

Vehicle crime

39

Violence and sexual offences

27

Anti-social behaviour

9

Burglary

16

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

3

Other crime

6

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

8

Public order

11

Shoplifting

8

Vehicle crime

51

Violence and sexual offences

17

Anti-social behaviour

12

Burglary

11

Criminal damage and arson

14

Other theft

7

Public order

6

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

2

Vehicle crime

41

Violence and sexual offences

24

Anti-social behaviour

4

Bicycle theft

5

Burglary

12

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Other crime

12

Other theft

5

Public order

2

Robbery

5

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

5

Vehicle crime

58

Violence and sexual offences

37

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

1

Burglary

10

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

1

Other crime

20

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

9

Public order

23

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

6

Vehicle crime

58

Violence and sexual offences

49

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

8

Burglary

11

Criminal damage and arson

2

Other crime

12

Other theft

8

Public order

2

Robbery

28

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

4

Vehicle crime

55

Violence and sexual offences

47

Anti-social behaviour

3

Bicycle theft

8

Burglary

5

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

14

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

10

Public order

17

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

5

Vehicle crime

35

Violence and sexual offences

55

Anti-social behaviour

5

Burglary

14

Criminal damage and arson

11

Other theft

15

Public order

21

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

5

Vehicle crime

38

Violence and sexual offences

45

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

7

Burglary

19

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

5

Other crime

13

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

7

Public order

1

Robbery

25

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

7

Vehicle crime

49

Violence and sexual offences

31

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

11

Criminal damage and arson

2

Other crime

15

Other theft

15

Public order

3

Robbery

25

Shoplifting

3

Vehicle crime

41

Violence and sexual offences

48

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

7

Burglary

9

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

9

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

10

Public order

39

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

6

Vehicle crime

42

Violence and sexual offences

31

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

5

Burglary

15

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

1

Other crime

7

Other theft

9

Public order

37

Shoplifting

4

Vehicle crime

43

Violence and sexual offences

61

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

2

Burglary

8

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

8

Other theft

9

Public order

2

Robbery

45

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

10

Vehicle crime

46

Violence and sexual offences

48

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

6

Burglary

15

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

9

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

13

Public order

1

Robbery

9

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

1

Vehicle crime

44

Violence and sexual offences

29

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

3

Burglary

11

Criminal damage and arson

8

Other theft

8

Public order

9

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

3

Vehicle crime

46

Violence and sexual offences

Sold House Prices in DT1 postcode area over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices in DT1 postcode area by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£505,426.25£275,000.00 - £875,000.008
Flat£166,000.00£75,000.00 - £343,000.003
Semi-Detached£290,000.00£260,000.00 - £320,000.003
Terraced£227,812.50£140,000.00 - £447,500.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£571,040.00£363,000.00 - £950,000.0010
Flat£242,666.67£110,000.00 - £505,000.009
Other£916,250.00£562,500.00 - £1,270,000.002
Semi-Detached£350,000.00£240,000.00 - £430,000.004
Terraced£299,285.71£205,000.00 - £430,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£435,166.67£350,000.00 - £625,000.006
Flat£159,476.19£75,000.00 - £340,000.0021
Other£565,000.00£565,000.00 - £565,000.002
Semi-Detached£306,250.00£180,000.00 - £495,000.007
Terraced£194,500.00£95,000.00 - £290,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£528,043.48£285,000.00 - £1,300,000.0023
Flat£228,118.06£78,750.00 - £575,000.0019
Other£730,416.67£150,000.00 - £1,260,000.004
Semi-Detached£383,647.06£195,000.00 - £676,000.0017
Terraced£306,852.94£197,000.00 - £635,000.0017
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£537,434.86£205,000.00 - £1,300,000.0035
Flat£260,833.33£140,500.00 - £407,000.0019
Other£1,688,333.33£190,000.00 - £5,800,000.005
Semi-Detached£261,933.33£136,000.00 - £625,000.0032
Terraced£316,500.00£215,000.00 - £420,000.0020
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£454,000.00£295,000.00 - £603,000.007
Flat£251,750.00£130,000.00 - £512,000.004
Other£920,000.00£440,000.00 - £1,400,000.002
Semi-Detached£325,000.00£325,000.00 - £325,000.001
Terraced£351,500.00£262,500.00 - £575,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£629,338.75£380,000.00 - £1,185,000.008
Flat£214,933.33£75,000.00 - £530,000.0015
Other£425,000.00£400,000.00 - £450,000.002
Semi-Detached£335,642.86£254,000.00 - £487,500.007
Terraced£325,892.86£180,000.00 - £512,000.0014
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£508,616.90£213,838.00 - £1,175,000.0020
Flat£259,794.64£66,000.00 - £430,000.0015
Other£931,666.67£175,000.00 - £2,065,000.003
Semi-Detached£351,270.83£235,000.00 - £565,000.0012
Terraced£321,730.77£187,500.00 - £600,000.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£560,944.44£310,000.00 - £1,190,000.0018
Flat£187,545.45£76,000.00 - £290,000.0011
Other£205,000.00£140,000.00 - £250,000.003
Semi-Detached£425,675.00£288,750.00 - £610,000.0010
Terraced£183,023.53£81,900.00 - £420,000.0018
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£457,857.14£350,000.00 - £540,000.007
Flat£231,545.45£67,000.00 - £720,000.0011
Other£600,000.00£600,000.00 - £600,000.001
Semi-Detached£393,625.00£247,000.00 - £620,000.004
Terraced£333,644.44£267,500.00 - £437,500.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£484,575.00£180,000.00 - £780,000.0012
Flat£264,406.25£150,000.00 - £410,000.009
Other£250,000.00£225,000.00 - £275,000.003
Semi-Detached£515,000.00£280,000.00 - £850,000.009
Terraced£300,392.86£211,000.00 - £640,000.0015
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£610,741.94£250,000.00 - £2,860,000.0031
Flat£420,834.78£60,000.00 - £730,000.0024
Other£185,000.00£185,000.00 - £185,000.004
Semi-Detached£353,357.14£250,000.00 - £500,000.0014
Terraced£315,361.11£195,000.00 - £660,000.0018
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£596,818.18£305,000.00 - £1,200,000.0011
Flat£173,500.00£62,000.00 - £350,000.008
Other£108,047.00£108,047.00 - £108,047.001
Semi-Detached£432,071.43£242,500.00 - £620,000.007
Terraced£332,531.25£174,000.00 - £667,500.0016
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£960,000.00£960,000.00 - £960,000.001
Flat£169,333.33£55,000.00 - £305,000.004
Other£474,373.33£50,120.00 - £1,062,500.003
Semi-Detached£485,000.00£485,000.00 - £485,000.002
Terraced£347,500.00£280,000.00 - £415,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£528,140.62£300,000.00 - £1,900,000.0017
Flat£329,100.00£66,000.00 - £524,000.0016
Other£575,000.00£50,000.00 - £1,100,000.002
Semi-Detached£360,468.89£260,000.00 - £520,000.0018
Terraced£248,043.75£134,000.00 - £650,000.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£585,107.14£305,000.00 - £1,000,000.0028
Flat£165,812.50£63,000.00 - £451,000.0016
Other£416,625.00£150,000.00 - £500,000.005
Semi-Detached£393,527.78£228,500.00 - £700,000.0018
Terraced£316,894.74£156,000.00 - £750,000.0021
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£664,434.00£300,000.00 - £3,130,000.0030
Flat£321,498.61£86,000.00 - £465,000.0019
Other£962,500.00£275,000.00 - £1,650,000.002
Semi-Detached£252,166.66£108,000.00 - £810,000.0023
Terraced£265,684.72£210,000.00 - £557,000.0019
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£701,348.28£276,000.00 - £3,025,000.0029
Flat£272,850.00£60,000.00 - £575,000.0023
Other£3,100,000.00£3,100,000.00 - £3,100,000.001
Semi-Detached£389,958.33£227,500.00 - £855,000.0018
Terraced£229,214.29£126,000.00 - £807,500.0022
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£600,262.38£249,995.00 - £1,585,000.0040
Flat£341,496.59£125,000.00 - £900,000.0031
Other£1,304,773.25£150,000.00 - £3,700,000.008
Semi-Detached£312,916.67£205,000.00 - £595,000.0016
Terraced£311,052.68£175,000.00 - £525,000.0028
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£546,987.07£250,000.00 - £3,000,000.0024
Flat£259,694.44£72,500.00 - £449,500.0020
Other£726,750.00£297,000.00 - £2,297,000.004
Semi-Detached£370,021.43£250,000.00 - £720,000.0014
Terraced£288,250.00£225,000.00 - £525,000.0018
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£383,587.50£159,750.00 - £1,298,500.0017
Flat£262,953.95£54,375.00 - £375,000.0021
Other£151,599.80£27,000.00 - £305,000.005
Semi-Detached£340,406.25£250,000.00 - £550,000.0017
Terraced£344,378.57£190,000.00 - £675,000.0021
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£406,799.44£149,835.00 - £1,170,750.0019
Flat£307,572.12£84,000.00 - £925,000.0019
Other£492,906.50£342,000.00 - £815,477.004
Semi-Detached£386,500.00£280,000.00 - £530,000.0014
Terraced£349,655.10£152,444.00 - £675,000.0020
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£638,769.74£278,250.00 - £870,000.0020
Flat£330,766.77£107,000.00 - £430,000.0012
Other£316,000.00£132,000.00 - £500,000.002
Semi-Detached£409,000.00£252,500.00 - £575,000.0010
Terraced£271,308.33£150,000.00 - £425,000.0018
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£595,434.50£249,500.00 - £2,350,000.0028
Flat£298,006.37£84,000.00 - £555,000.0025
Other£904,627.00£127,962.00 - £4,206,800.006
Semi-Detached£360,663.33£245,000.00 - £600,000.0015
Terraced£415,902.42£145,000.00 - £650,000.0032
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£515,707.30£230,000.00 - £876,000.0020
Flat£259,443.52£70,000.00 - £375,000.0022
Other£294,166.67£9,000.00 - £1,600,000.008
Semi-Detached£382,100.00£240,000.00 - £700,000.0015
Terraced£268,505.30£81,250.00 - £620,000.0024
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£583,197.06£249,950.00 - £1,750,000.0017
Flat£212,602.27£84,000.00 - £525,000.0012
Other£259,833.33£68,500.00 - £725,000.005
Semi-Detached£228,425.00£131,850.00 - £470,000.0011
Terraced£223,178.57£141,750.00 - £450,000.0015
Schools in the DT1 Postcode Area

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Downlands Community SchoolPrimary, Good264 3-11DT118BG
Hazelbury Bryan Primary SchoolPrimary, Good86 4-11DT102ED
William Barnes Primary SchoolPrimary, Good167 4-11DT101BZ
The Prince of Wales SchoolPrimary, Good158 4-9DT12HH
Pimperne Church of England VC Primary SchoolPrimary, Good190 4-11DT118WF
St Nicholas Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Child OkefordPrimary, Good130 4-11DT118EL
St Gregory's Church of England Primary School, MarnhullPrimary, Requires improvement83 4-11DT101PZ
Sturminster Newton High SchoolSecondary, Good600 11-18DT101DT
The Blandford SchoolSecondary, Requires improvement1082 11-18DT117SQ
Stalbridge Church of England Primary SchoolPrimary, Good193 4-11DT102LP
Yewstock SchoolSpecial, Outstanding160 2-19DT101EW
The Forum CentrePRU, Good37 5-16DT117BX
The Thomas Hardye SchoolSecondary, Outstanding2103 13-18DT12ET
Dorchester Middle SchoolSecondary, Requires improvement582 9-13DT12HS
Dunbury Church of England AcademyPrimary, Good117 4-11DT110AW
St Mary's Catholic First School, DorchesterPrimary, Good186 2-9DT12DD
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, MarnhullPrimary, Good92 3-11DT101JX
Archbishop Wake Church of England Primary SchoolPrimary, Good395 4-11DT118SW
Blandford St Mary Church of England Primary SchoolPrimary, Good173 4-11DT119QD
Spetisbury CofE Primary SchoolPrimary, Good199 4-11DT119DF
Milborne St Andrew First SchoolPrimary, Good57 5-9DT110JE
Milldown CofE AcademyPrimary, Good255 4-11DT117SN
Shillingstone Church of England Primary SchoolPrimary, Good96 4-11DT110TX
Okeford Fitzpaine Church of England SchoolPrimary, Inadequate21 4-11DT110RF
Damers First SchoolPrimary, Good468 5-9DT13DF
St Osmund's Church of England Middle SchoolSecondary, Good715 9-13DT12DZ
Durweston Church of England Primary SchoolPrimary, GoodNone 3-11DT110QA
Manor Park Church of England First SchoolPrimary, InadequateNone 2-9DT12BH
Amenities in the DT1 Postcode Area
  • ONE STOP CONVENIENCE STORE LTD, DT1 1NJ
  • Spar, DT1 3FD
  • SPAR, DT1 2LW
  • Peppina, DT13WE
  • W H SMITH, DT1 1BL
  • AQUILA HEIGHTS GUEST HOUSE, DT1 2ES
  • BRAMLIES, DT1 2NH
  • CASTERBRIDGE HOTEL, DT1 1HU
  • LANTERN HOUSE BED & BREAKFAST, DT1 1RU
  • PREMIER INN, DT1 1GW
  • ARTS CENTRE, DT1 1XR
  • BAKERS ARMS, DT1 2DH
  • BREWHOUSE AND KITCHEN - DORCHESTER, DT1 1QY
  • CELESTIAL, DT1 1TR
  • COLLITON CLUB, DT1 1XZ
  • CORNFLOWERS, DT1 1JP
  • A35 CAFE, DT1 1XT
  • Al Molo Dorchester, DT1 1UJ
  • Ambience Dorset, DT1 1TT
  • Basili.Co, DT1 1TT
  • CO-OPERATIVE, DT1 1TT
  • ICELAND FROZEN FOODS, DT1 1TU
  • LIDL UK, DT1 1XU
  • Metro Supermarket, DT1 1TU
  • SAINSBURY'S, DT1 2FB
  • Poundbury Community Fridge, DT1 2HR
  • Ruby House, DT1 2BH
  • SAN TELMO, DT1 1JZ
  • SNAPPY TOMATO PIZZA, DT1 1TT
  • Subway, DT1 1DD
  • Care Dorset Limited, DT1 1XJ
  • CHERITON CARE CENTRE LTD, DT1 2EN
  • CHIPMUNKS DAY NURSERY, DT1 2BS
  • CULLIFORD HOUSE, DT1 1ET
  • DORCHESTER CHESHIRE HOMES, DT1 2AD
  • L&T BARistas, DT1 1HH
  • Boos Toy Shop, DT1 3EN
  • BROWNSWORD HALL, DT1 3GW
  • DORCHESTER BAPTIST CHURCH, DT1 1RR
  • DORCHESTER OPPORTUNITY GROUP, DT1 2HH
  • DORCHESTER YOUTH & COMMUNITY CENTRE, DT1 1NJ
  • Damers First School, DT1 3DF
  • Dorchester Middle School, DT1 2HS
  • HARDYE CAFE, DT1 2ET
  • MANOR PARK FIRST SCHOOL, DT1 2BH
  • PRINCE OF WALES SCHOOL, DT1 2HH