DT3 Postcode Area Information

Population
24,580
Avg Annual Income
£41,720
Full Time Employees
24.12%
Average Age
48.19

Dorset, DT3 Postcode Area Overview

The DT3 postcode area is located in the Dorset, Dorset postcode town, in the South West, England region.

The DT3 postcode area in England covers the towns of Weymouth, Preston, Sutton Poyntz, and Osmington. This coastal area is known for its beautiful beaches, cliffs, and harbors, making it a popular destination for tourists and residents alike. The area offers a range of amenities including shops, restaurants, schools, and healthcare facilities, providing residents with everything they need for daily living.

The geography of the DT3 area is characterized by rolling hills, valleys, and stunning views of the English Channel. The area is also home to several parks and green spaces, offering opportunities for outdoor recreation and relaxation.

Transportation in the DT3 area is primarily provided by buses, with regular services running between the towns and surrounding areas. The area is also well-connected by road, with easy access to major routes such as the A354 and A353. Weymouth train station provides rail services to destinations across the country, including London, Bristol, and Bath.

Overall, the DT3 postcode area offers a desirable combination of natural beauty, amenities, and transportation links, making it a popular place to live and visit in England.

A Major part of this postcode area describes a community with a younger population compared to the surrounding area, living mainly in flats.

Residents:

  • More residents are below retirement age than the average.
  • Most people live in flats, more than any other postcode in the group.
  • Few residents live in care homes or communal establishments.
  • This is the least diverse community within the "Ageing Communities" group in terms of ethnicity.

Employment:

  • Many residents work in managerial and professional roles, similar to the surrounding area.
  • Few residents have jobs in manual or basic labor positions.

A Major part of this postcode area represents a younger and less diverse community compared to the surrounding area. Residents tend to live in flats and work in professional roles.

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

Electoral Wards

The DT3 postcode area covers Chesil Bank, Chickerell, Crossways, Littlemoor & Preston, Radipole, Upwey & Broadwey, Winterborne & Broadmayne electoral wards.

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DT3 Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of DT3 postcode area is 24,580. 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 23,446, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 441. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (12,457), followed by No religion (10,139).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (7,005), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (4,933).

Economic Status

Most people in the DT3 postcode area mentioned they are Retired (9,096), while 7,539 adults mentioned they are Employee: Full-time.

Education

Regarding education, 6,410 adults have Level 4 education, while 3,328 have No qualifications education. The most common occupations in the DT3 area are

  • Professional occupations (1855)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (1438), and
  • Skilled trades occupations (1434)

Age

The average age of people living in postcode DT3 is 48 years old. The top three age distributions are: Between 55 to 64 (6575), Between 65 to 74 (6420), and Below 14 (5970).

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 DT3 has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (4,878) followed by Semi-routine occupations (2,734), and Intermediate occupations (2,704).

Postcodes in DT3

There are total 3 postcode sectors present in the DT3 (listed below). The postcode DT3 has a total of 747 postcodes.

ONS Administrative Info of DT3
NameType
AreaDT3
Ward

Chesil Bank

Chickerell

Crossways

Littlemoor & Preston

Radipole

Upwey & Broadwey

Winterborne & Broadmayne

LTLA22Dorset
UTLA22Dorset
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland

Dorset, DT3 Postcode Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Dorset, DT3 Postcode Area Crime rate by Month

16

Anti-social behaviour

14

Burglary

4

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

2

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

4

Public order

1

Robbery

8

Shoplifting

8

Vehicle crime

42

Violence and sexual offences

20

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

5

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

7

Other theft

7

Public order

1

Robbery

11

Shoplifting

5

Vehicle crime

38

Violence and sexual offences

12

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

7

Burglary

5

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other crime

4

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

1

Public order

8

Shoplifting

2

Vehicle crime

47

Violence and sexual offences

17

Anti-social behaviour

3

Burglary

8

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

7

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

5

Public order

1

Robbery

4

Shoplifting

3

Vehicle crime

57

Violence and sexual offences

39

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

9

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other crime

6

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

11

Public order

16

Shoplifting

4

Vehicle crime

43

Violence and sexual offences

23

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

2

Burglary

4

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other crime

9

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

7

Public order

1

Robbery

13

Shoplifting

3

Vehicle crime

41

Violence and sexual offences

39

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

2

Burglary

9

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Other crime

6

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

6

Public order

10

Shoplifting

2

Vehicle crime

67

Violence and sexual offences

44

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

2

Burglary

21

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

1

Other crime

13

Other theft

8

Public order

1

Robbery

8

Shoplifting

6

Vehicle crime

68

Violence and sexual offences

38

Anti-social behaviour

6

Burglary

13

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

8

Other theft

3

Public order

5

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

4

Vehicle crime

55

Violence and sexual offences

34

Anti-social behaviour

4

Burglary

4

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Other crime

6

Other theft

10

Public order

26

Shoplifting

55

Violence and sexual offences

25

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

3

Burglary

7

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

3

Other theft

10

Public order

13

Shoplifting

3

Vehicle crime

52

Violence and sexual offences

22

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

5

Burglary

10

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

3

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

5

Public order

8

Shoplifting

63

Violence and sexual offences

8

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

9

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

1

Other crime

7

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

6

Public order

4

Shoplifting

1

Vehicle crime

59

Violence and sexual offences

17

Anti-social behaviour

4

Burglary

6

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other crime

4

Other theft

7

Public order

1

Robbery

9

Shoplifting

3

Vehicle crime

46

Violence and sexual offences

19

Anti-social behaviour

3

Bicycle theft

1

Burglary

14

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

3

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

2

Public order

8

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

4

Vehicle crime

36

Violence and sexual offences

Sold House Prices in DT3 postcode area over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices in DT3 postcode area by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£500,583.33£385,000.00 - £696,750.003
Flat£201,125.00£125,000.00 - £282,500.004
Semi-Detached£264,500.00£249,000.00 - £280,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£429,600.00£273,000.00 - £670,000.005
Flat£190,625.00£125,000.00 - £325,000.004
Semi-Detached£372,000.00£372,000.00 - £372,000.001
Terraced£220,000.00£220,000.00 - £220,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£378,625.00£297,500.00 - £532,000.004
Semi-Detached£293,500.00£225,000.00 - £380,000.006
Terraced£295,482.67£240,000.00 - £323,224.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£461,281.25£305,000.00 - £890,000.0016
Flat£280,833.33£190,000.00 - £362,500.003
Other£274,000.00£274,000.00 - £274,000.001
Semi-Detached£331,642.86£253,000.00 - £377,500.007
Terraced£266,714.29£230,000.00 - £365,000.0014
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£596,461.54£421,000.00 - £855,000.0013
Flat£207,500.00£180,000.00 - £235,000.002
Semi-Detached£358,642.86£322,500.00 - £485,000.007
Terraced£257,050.00£155,000.00 - £438,500.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£510,000.00£510,000.00 - £510,000.001
Flat£180,000.00£180,000.00 - £180,000.001
Semi-Detached£365,000.00£365,000.00 - £365,000.001
Terraced£255,000.00£255,000.00 - £255,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£625,000.00£565,000.00 - £685,000.002
Flat£291,333.33£265,000.00 - £325,000.003
Semi-Detached£213,333.33£110,000.00 - £480,000.004
Terraced£278,371.43£79,600.00 - £390,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£568,958.33£317,500.00 - £875,000.0012
Other£850,000.00£850,000.00 - £850,000.001
Semi-Detached£339,166.67£237,500.00 - £510,000.003
Terraced£270,000.00£190,000.00 - £415,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£490,107.14£300,000.00 - £580,000.008
Flat£227,500.00£120,000.00 - £335,000.002
Semi-Detached£355,000.00£305,000.00 - £455,000.003
Terraced£259,000.00£185,000.00 - £342,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£576,111.11£350,000.00 - £815,000.009
Other£450,000.00£450,000.00 - £450,000.001
Semi-Detached£282,666.67£275,000.00 - £290,000.003
Terraced£245,357.14£160,000.00 - £400,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£445,000.00£330,000.00 - £719,000.008
Flat£171,333.33£120,000.00 - £197,000.003
Semi-Detached£361,277.78£210,000.00 - £590,000.009
Terraced£227,500.00£215,000.00 - £240,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£539,142.86£302,000.00 - £915,000.007
Flat£204,000.00£77,000.00 - £435,000.008
Semi-Detached£356,636.36£270,000.00 - £450,000.0011
Terraced£279,367.65£185,000.00 - £435,000.0018
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£517,166.67£371,500.00 - £620,000.003
Flat£265,500.00£187,000.00 - £320,000.004
Semi-Detached£301,500.00£178,000.00 - £425,000.002
Terraced£331,500.00£197,000.00 - £650,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£615,000.00£600,000.00 - £630,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£504,708.33£315,000.00 - £720,000.0012
Flat£158,875.00£118,000.00 - £200,000.004
Other£712,454.67£550,000.00 - £1,000,000.003
Semi-Detached£306,000.00£275,000.00 - £350,000.005
Terraced£290,000.00£225,000.00 - £447,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£474,428.57£270,000.00 - £707,000.0014
Flat£221,100.00£136,500.00 - £299,000.005
Semi-Detached£321,833.33£120,000.00 - £760,000.006
Terraced£280,500.00£232,500.00 - £360,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£511,941.18£320,000.00 - £750,000.0018
Flat£307,000.00£160,000.00 - £575,000.003
Semi-Detached£354,350.00£270,000.00 - £500,000.0010
Terraced£395,931.82£175,000.00 - £635,000.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£438,722.22£268,000.00 - £645,000.009
Other£585,000.00£550,000.00 - £620,000.002
Semi-Detached£358,750.00£180,000.00 - £551,000.004
Terraced£250,083.33£205,000.00 - £360,000.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£495,882.35£265,000.00 - £801,000.0017
Flat£159,875.00£125,000.00 - £198,500.004
Semi-Detached£328,666.67£235,000.00 - £375,000.006
Terraced£278,928.57£240,000.00 - £383,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£607,411.76£187,500.00 - £1,500,000.0017
Flat£224,200.00£140,000.00 - £333,000.005
Other£288,000.00£186,000.00 - £390,000.002
Semi-Detached£281,125.00£238,000.00 - £325,000.004
Terraced£285,888.89£230,000.00 - £507,000.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£544,722.77£390,000.00 - £1,400,000.0013
Flat£214,600.00£125,000.00 - £265,000.005
Semi-Detached£336,100.00£245,000.00 - £555,000.0010
Terraced£300,000.00£247,500.00 - £370,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£573,694.60£332,000.00 - £925,000.0010
Flat£314,083.33£137,500.00 - £627,000.006
Semi-Detached£374,333.33£283,000.00 - £440,000.003
Terraced£249,750.00£180,000.00 - £350,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£509,972.22£402,250.00 - £640,000.009
Flat£290,000.00£290,000.00 - £290,000.001
Semi-Detached£260,071.43£153,000.00 - £410,000.007
Terraced£252,600.00£180,000.00 - £445,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£574,247.92£330,000.00 - £925,000.0013
Flat£190,666.67£185,000.00 - £200,000.003
Semi-Detached£251,000.00£222,000.00 - £280,000.002
Terraced£335,444.44£175,000.00 - £1,000,000.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£439,733.33£210,000.00 - £765,000.0015
Flat£233,875.00£125,500.00 - £290,000.003
Semi-Detached£330,100.00£255,000.00 - £430,000.005
Terraced£276,750.00£185,000.00 - £435,500.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£571,750.00£325,000.00 - £1,450,000.008
Flat£196,358.33£110,000.00 - £301,850.006
Other£835,000.00£195,000.00 - £1,475,000.002
Semi-Detached£325,750.00£183,000.00 - £445,000.0010
Terraced£316,083.33£175,000.00 - £627,500.006
Schools in the DT3 Postcode Area

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Bincombe Valley Primary SchoolPrimary, Good323 2-11DT36AW
Radipole Primary SchoolPrimary, Good438 4-11DT35HS
Westfield Arts CollegeSpecial, Outstanding216 4-19DT36AA
Wyvern AcademySpecial, Good90 2-19DT35AL
Chickerell Primary AcademyPrimary, Good404 4-11DT34AT
St Andrew's Church of England Primary SchoolPrimary, Good313 3-11DT36AA
Wey Valley AcademySecondary, Inadequate932 11-16DT35AN
Portesham Church of England Primary SchoolPrimary, InadequateNone 2-11DT34HP
St Nicholas and St Laurence Church of England Primary SchoolPrimary, OutstandingNone 4-11DT35DQ
Amenities in the DT3 Postcode Area
  • CHAPEL LANE STORES, DT3 4LF
  • SPAR - Wessex Retail, DT3 6BJ
  • BAGWELL FARM SHOP, DT3 4EA
  • Best Before Sweets and Drinks, DT3 5SY
  • Brewer’s Bakes, DT3 4NE
  • Birch House Bed & Breakfast, DT3 5JL
  • DANSEL GALLERY, DT3 4JL
  • EAST FARM HOUSE, DT3 4JN
  • Fox Crossing Bed & Breakfast, DT3 6BG
  • Hudsons, DT3 5EQ
  • Redlands Community Sports Hub, DT3 5AW
  • Harvester Spyglass Inn, DT3 6PN
  • J's Kitchen, DT3 5LA
  • KINGS ARMS, DT3 4ET
  • Springhead Pub, DT3 6LW
  • Abbey Farm Kitchen, DT3 4JJ
  • Costa Coffee, DT3 5FU
  • McDonalds, DT3 5FU
  • THE CLUBHOUSE WEST FLEET HOLIDAY FARM, DT3 4EF
  • ABBEY HOUSE, DT3 4JJ
  • Daniels, DT3 6NQ
  • FANCY A DORSET NIBBLE LTD, DT3 4FL
  • Golden Bridge Takeaway, DT3 5EL
  • Golden Flame, DT3 6AF
  • Hidden Gem Kebab Shop, DT3 6NQ
  • Abbeyfield, DT3 6BW
  • Bay House, DT3 5EQ
  • Cherries Childrens Home, DT3 5JF
  • CHESIL BANK PRE-SCHOOL, DT3 4JR
  • Crecy Residential Home, DT3 5EP
  • Island Garden Nursery, DT3 5QB
  • CHICKERELL STEAM AND VINTAGE SHOW, DT3 4EA
  • Qwikfast Cafe, DT3 6QG
  • Townsends Amusements Weymouth, DT3 4AE
  • The Edwards Cider Company, DT3 5QD
  • Smarties Pre- School, DT3 5DS
  • St Nicholas & St Laurence Primary School, DT3 5DQ
  • Wyvern School, DT3 5AL
  • Bincombe Valley Primary School, DT3 6AW
  • CHATTI CHICKS, DT3 4AT
  • Bosworth Retirement Home, DT3 6HR
  • EWELEAZE FARM, DT3 6ED
  • Gorwell Barn, DT3 4JX
  • PORTESHAM VILLAGE HALL, DT3 4NS
  • PORTESHAM VILLAGE LUNCH CLUB, DT3 4NS
  • Aldi Stores Limited, DT3 5FA
  • Aldi Stores Ltd, DT3 4FL
  • Lidl, DT3 5EF
  • Sainsbury's, DT3 5FA
  • Tesco Stores Limited, DT3 5LD