DT6 Postcode Area Information

Population
21,676
Avg Annual Income
£38,625
Full Time Employees
17.97%
Average Age
52.15

Dorset, DT6 Postcode Area Overview

The DT6 postcode area is located in the Dorset, Dorset postcode town, in the South West, England region.

The DT6 postcode area is located in the West Dorset district of England. It covers the towns of Bridport, Beaminster, and surrounding villages. The area is known for its stunning countryside, including the Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Bridport is the main town in the DT6 postcode area and offers a range of amenities such as shops, restaurants, and leisure facilities. Beaminster is a smaller town with a quaint High Street and a number of historic buildings.

The area has good transportation links, with the A35 running through Bridport and Beaminster providing easy access to other parts of Dorset and the South West. The nearest train station is in Dorchester, approximately 15 miles away, with regular services to London Waterloo and other major cities.

Residents of the DT6 postcode area can enjoy a range of outdoor activities, including hiking along the South West Coast Path, exploring the many beaches and coves along the Jurassic Coast, and visiting nearby attractions such as Lyme Regis and Abbotsbury Swannery.

Overall, the DT6 postcode area offers a mix of rural charm and seaside beauty, making it a desirable place to live for those seeking a tranquil and picturesque setting in the heart of the West Dorset countryside.

This is an area with an older population, with most residents being between 65 and 84 years old. There are not many children or young adults living here. Most people are Christian and white.

Unemployment is low and many people work in professional or managerial roles.

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

Electoral Wards

The DT6 postcode area covers Bridport, Chesil Bank, Eggardon, Lyme & Charmouth, Marshwood Vale electoral wards.

DT6 Postcode Map

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DT6 Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of DT6 postcode area is 21,676. 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 20,421, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 575. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (10,908), followed by No religion (8,845).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (5,374), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (3,982).

Economic Status

Most people in the DT6 postcode area mentioned they are Retired (7,669), while 4,146 adults mentioned they are Employee: Full-time.

Education

Regarding education, 6,275 adults have Level 4 education, while 3,109 have No qualifications education. The most common occupations in the DT6 area are

  • Skilled trades occupations (1589)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (1362), and
  • Professional occupations (1294)

Age

The average age of people living in postcode DT6 is 52 years old. The top three age distributions are: Between 65 to 74 (5069), Between 55 to 64 (4661), and Between 75 to 100 (4555).

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 DT6 has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (4,142) followed by Small employers and own account workers (3,491), and Semi-routine occupations (2,261).

Postcodes in DT6

There are total 5 postcode sectors present in the DT6 (listed below). The postcode DT6 has a total of 1216 postcodes.

ONS Administrative Info of DT6
NameType
AreaDT6
Ward

Bridport

Chesil Bank

Eggardon

Lyme & Charmouth

Marshwood Vale

LTLA22Dorset
UTLA22Dorset
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland

Dorset, DT6 Postcode Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Dorset, DT6 Postcode Area Crime rate by Month

20

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

3

Burglary

4

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other crime

6

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

7

Public order

7

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

7

Vehicle crime

25

Violence and sexual offences

18

Anti-social behaviour

5

Criminal damage and arson

7

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

9

Public order

2

Shoplifting

6

Vehicle crime

34

Violence and sexual offences

20

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

10

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

4

Other theft

7

Public order

2

Shoplifting

5

Vehicle crime

30

Violence and sexual offences

24

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

7

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

3

Other crime

11

Other theft

2

Public order

1

Robbery

3

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

8

Vehicle crime

23

Violence and sexual offences

47

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

4

Burglary

15

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Other crime

8

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

3

Public order

4

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

6

Vehicle crime

38

Violence and sexual offences

28

Anti-social behaviour

8

Burglary

5

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

13

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

9

Public order

5

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

4

Vehicle crime

39

Violence and sexual offences

28

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

5

Burglary

18

Criminal damage and arson

2

Other crime

8

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

7

Public order

1

Shoplifting

7

Vehicle crime

39

Violence and sexual offences

15

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

4

Burglary

18

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

10

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

14

Public order

3

Shoplifting

7

Vehicle crime

51

Violence and sexual offences

27

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

5

Burglary

15

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

1

Other crime

12

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

8

Public order

2

Shoplifting

14

Vehicle crime

45

Violence and sexual offences

25

Anti-social behaviour

6

Burglary

11

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

12

Other theft

10

Public order

3

Shoplifting

5

Vehicle crime

39

Violence and sexual offences

22

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

7

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

3

Other crime

5

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

8

Public order

1

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

1

Vehicle crime

33

Violence and sexual offences

22

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

2

Burglary

14

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other crime

11

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

9

Public order

1

Robbery

3

Shoplifting

4

Vehicle crime

31

Violence and sexual offences

17

Anti-social behaviour

4

Burglary

10

Criminal damage and arson

6

Other theft

6

Public order

2

Robbery

3

Shoplifting

2

Vehicle crime

38

Violence and sexual offences

21

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

7

Criminal damage and arson

6

Other theft

3

Public order

1

Robbery

1

Shoplifting

1

Vehicle crime

34

Violence and sexual offences

14

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

8

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other crime

7

Other theft

1

Public order

1

Robbery

1

Shoplifting

35

Violence and sexual offences

Sold House Prices in DT6 postcode area over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices in DT6 postcode area by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£635,000.00£570,000.00 - £700,000.002
Terraced£320,000.00£275,000.00 - £365,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£698,250.00£385,000.00 - £1,500,000.006
Flat£200,000.00£165,000.00 - £230,000.003
Terraced£348,750.00£275,000.00 - £500,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£540,875.00£401,000.00 - £715,000.008
Flat£232,400.00£205,000.00 - £314,000.005
Other£314,000.00£314,000.00 - £314,000.002
Semi-Detached£318,150.00£318,150.00 - £318,150.002
Terraced£265,200.00£182,000.00 - £475,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£516,538.46£265,000.00 - £1,100,000.0013
Flat£147,500.00£140,000.00 - £155,000.002
Other£560,000.00£125,000.00 - £995,000.002
Semi-Detached£274,000.00£218,000.00 - £330,000.002
Terraced£290,416.67£248,000.00 - £385,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£621,250.00£495,000.00 - £707,500.006
Flat£150,500.00£69,000.00 - £375,000.008
Other£1,677,489.50£405,000.00 - £2,949,979.002
Semi-Detached£390,500.00£152,500.00 - £520,000.005
Terraced£285,400.00£220,000.00 - £387,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£573,850.00£355,000.00 - £735,000.0010
Other£230,000.00£230,000.00 - £230,000.001
Semi-Detached£437,500.00£375,000.00 - £500,000.002
Terraced£333,750.00£200,000.00 - £500,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£632,416.67£385,000.00 - £1,150,000.009
Flat£171,666.67£75,000.00 - £250,000.003
Semi-Detached£370,300.00£221,500.00 - £455,000.005
Terraced£190,666.67£100,000.00 - £390,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£557,495.45£399,950.00 - £800,000.0011
Flat£348,333.33£195,000.00 - £620,000.003
Other£409,500.00£140,000.00 - £650,000.004
Semi-Detached£392,500.00£280,000.00 - £550,000.006
Terraced£331,916.67£225,000.00 - £650,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£614,142.86£405,000.00 - £840,000.007
Flat£181,250.00£160,000.00 - £202,500.002
Other£580,000.00£290,000.00 - £870,000.002
Semi-Detached£381,500.00£245,000.00 - £465,000.006
Terraced£384,415.00£210,000.00 - £751,260.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£641,666.67£385,000.00 - £1,205,000.009
Other£575,000.00£400,000.00 - £750,000.002
Semi-Detached£275,000.00£275,000.00 - £275,000.001
Terraced£287,055.56£190,000.00 - £395,000.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£574,600.00£465,000.00 - £700,000.005
Flat£222,916.67£127,500.00 - £340,000.006
Other£357,500.00£190,000.00 - £525,000.002
Semi-Detached£269,750.00£182,000.00 - £355,000.006
Terraced£552,500.00£552,500.00 - £552,500.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£697,812.50£295,000.00 - £1,800,000.0016
Flat£285,000.00£285,000.00 - £285,000.002
Other£577,500.00£85,000.00 - £1,070,000.003
Semi-Detached£336,625.00£215,000.00 - £630,000.0014
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£945,000.00£790,000.00 - £1,100,000.002
Flat£170,000.00£60,000.00 - £325,000.005
Terraced£290,125.00£239,000.00 - £340,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£520,000.00£490,000.00 - £550,000.002
Terraced£252,545.00£117,535.00 - £355,100.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£678,461.54£380,000.00 - £1,200,000.0013
Flat£201,200.00£99,000.00 - £454,000.005
Other£1,267,250.00£150,000.00 - £2,384,500.002
Semi-Detached£248,500.00£217,000.00 - £280,000.002
Terraced£313,300.00£105,000.00 - £732,500.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£651,750.00£340,000.00 - £1,200,000.0012
Flat£191,227.78£90,000.00 - £290,000.009
Other£269,500.00£174,000.00 - £365,000.002
Semi-Detached£298,500.00£130,000.00 - £465,000.004
Terraced£388,333.33£265,000.00 - £550,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£687,250.00£517,500.00 - £900,000.0010
Flat£239,200.00£140,000.00 - £350,000.005
Other£660,000.00£660,000.00 - £660,000.001
Semi-Detached£378,083.33£190,000.00 - £475,000.006
Terraced£294,621.43£177,500.00 - £410,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£701,600.00£360,000.00 - £1,350,000.0015
Flat£163,333.33£95,000.00 - £255,000.009
Other£1,025,158.75£147,000.00 - £2,278,642.004
Semi-Detached£433,166.67£260,000.00 - £890,000.006
Terraced£411,318.18£150,000.00 - £815,000.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£601,665.38£255,000.00 - £1,350,000.0013
Flat£206,555.56£125,000.00 - £300,000.009
Other£2,300,000.00£2,300,000.00 - £2,300,000.001
Semi-Detached£317,166.67£256,500.00 - £350,000.006
Terraced£310,305.56£220,000.00 - £421,250.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£673,074.58£350,000.00 - £1,705,995.0012
Flat£212,000.00£102,000.00 - £335,000.006
Other£780,000.00£750,000.00 - £810,000.002
Semi-Detached£461,666.67£355,000.00 - £530,000.003
Terraced£401,111.11£234,000.00 - £895,000.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£580,727.27£250,000.00 - £880,000.0011
Flat£238,333.33£95,000.00 - £360,000.003
Other£261,250.00£160,000.00 - £350,000.003
Semi-Detached£325,250.00£247,500.00 - £403,000.002
Terraced£271,750.00£185,000.00 - £360,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£710,011.33£312,000.00 - £1,750,000.009
Flat£168,500.00£87,500.00 - £238,500.006
Semi-Detached£352,100.00£207,500.00 - £480,100.006
Terraced£305,300.00£207,500.00 - £642,000.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£642,500.00£395,000.00 - £1,100,000.008
Flat£215,222.22£120,000.00 - £360,000.009
Other£87,500.00£87,500.00 - £87,500.001
Semi-Detached£461,875.00£350,000.00 - £597,000.004
Terraced£348,125.25£190,000.00 - £695,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£614,236.84£315,000.00 - £1,450,000.0019
Flat£189,500.00£110,000.00 - £290,000.007
Other£3,650,000.00£3,650,000.00 - £3,650,000.001
Semi-Detached£324,000.00£288,000.00 - £360,000.002
Terraced£405,550.00£196,000.00 - £680,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£502,111.11£314,000.00 - £1,150,000.0018
Flat£183,562.50£85,000.00 - £400,000.008
Other£1,220,600.00£141,200.00 - £2,300,000.002
Semi-Detached£340,000.00£270,000.00 - £400,000.005
Terraced£372,299.29£190,000.00 - £570,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£582,916.67£350,000.00 - £950,000.0012
Flat£181,093.75£90,000.00 - £262,500.008
Other£1,168,375.00£452,500.00 - £2,125,000.004
Terraced£218,113.93£155,000.00 - £285,000.008
Schools in the DT6 Postcode Area

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Charmouth Primary SchoolPrimary, Requires improvement118 3-11DT66LR
Salway Ash Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary SchoolPrimary, Good113 5-11DT65JE
Powerstock Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary SchoolPrimary, Good60 4-11DT63TB
Symondsbury Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary SchoolPrimary, Good108 4-11DT66HD
St Catherine's Roman Catholic SchoolPrimary, Requires improvement125 5-11DT63TR
Marshwood CofE Primary AcademyPrimary, Good60 4-11DT65QA
The Sir John Colfox AcademySecondary, Good839 11-18DT63DT
Loders CofE Primary AcademyPrimary, Good70 2-11DT63SA
Bridport Primary SchoolPrimary, Requires improvement330 4-11DT63BJ
Bridport, St Mary's Church of England Primary SchoolPrimary, Good206 4-11DT65LA
Burton Bradstock Church of England Voluntary Controlled SchoolPrimary, Good98 3-11DT64QS
Amenities in the DT6 Postcode Area
  • Eype's Mouth Country Hotel, DT6 6AL
  • BROADLANDS, DT6 6LR
  • BROADLANDS B & B, DT6 6HX
  • BREDY HOUSE BED & BREAKFAST, DT6 4AZ
  • BRITMEAD HOUSE, DT6 4EG
  • SPAR, DT6 3JX
  • Spar West Bay, DT6 4EH
  • Bingham Grange CAMC Shop, DT6 3TT
  • Boots UK Ltd, DT6 3QJ
  • BOXENA LIMITED, DT6 3SB
  • ANCHOR INN, DT6 5HU
  • THE TIGER INN, DT6 3LY
  • ANCHOR INN, DT6 4QF
  • BRIDPORT AND WEST DORSET GOLF CLUB, DT6 4PS
  • Bridport Arms, DT6 4EN
  • Foxdown Children's Farm, DT6 5QB
  • SLADERS YARD CAFE, DT6 4EY
  • Aleksandra’s Chocolate Café, DT6 3JX
  • ANCHORS AWEIGH, DT6 4HA
  • BANK HOUSE, DT6 6PU
  • Granny Gothards, DT6 4EN
  • BABOO GELATO LTD, DT6 4HA
  • BELLA'S, DT6 3NR
  • BENMASTER, DT6 3DL
  • BRIDPORT BUILDING SUPPLIES, DT6 3FH
  • ELIZABETH BRIGHT, DT6 5HT
  • Marshwood Country Beef, DT6 5NX
  • 6 FISHWEIR FIELDS, DT6 3HE
  • BRIDPORT COMMUNITY HOSPITAL, DT6 5DR
  • Bridport Connect, DT6 3BJ
  • BRIDPORT PRIMARY SCHOOL (BREAKFAST CLUB), DT6 3BJ
  • BYMEAD HOUSE NURSING HOME, DT6 6BS
  • The Seaweed People, DT6 5BU
  • CAINS FARM PRODUCE, DT6 6JQ
  • CHARMOUTH BAKERY, DT6 6PS
  • George’s Bakery, DT6 3LJ
  • MARY DURLING, DT6 6DF
  • Asado Fire Kitchen, DT6 5LE
  • Hot and Tasty, DT6 3DW
  • Just Japanese Food, DT6 6AE
  • RACHAEL'S, DT6 3DJ
  • Baboo Gelato, DT6 6DJ
  • 5 DOTTERY COTTAGES, DT6 5PT
  • Beachcomber Cafe, DT6 6QS
  • BRADPOLE SOCIAL CLUB, DT6 3JA
  • BRIDPORT AND WEST DORSET CLUB, DT6 3NQ
  • BRIDPORT BOWLING CLUB, DT6 3RW
  • ACORN MULTI ACADEMY TRUST, DT6 5QA
  • BRIDPORT CHILDREN'S CENTRE, DT6 5LA
  • BRIDPORT PRIMARY SCHOOL, DT6 3BJ
  • BURTON BRADSTOCK CE PRIMARY SCHOOL, DT6 4QS
  • CHARMOUTH PRIMARY SCHOOL, DT6 6LR
  • CO-OPERATIVE, DT6 4RR
  • LIDL UK, DT6 3DJ
  • Waitrose Ltd, DT6 3QP
  • WM Morrisons Supermarkets Limited, DT6 4SB