DT8 Postcode Area Information

Population
6,171
Avg Annual Income
£40,800
Full Time Employees
19.57%
Average Age
50.84

Dorset, DT8 Postcode Area Overview

The DT8 postcode area is located in the Dorset, Dorset postcode town, in the South West, England region.

The DT8 postcode area covers a number of towns and villages in the county of Dorset, England, including Bridport, Beaminster, and Lyme Regis. This area is known for its picturesque countryside, rolling hills, and stunning coastline along the Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

In terms of amenities, the DT8 area offers a range of shops, restaurants, and cafes, as well as schools, healthcare facilities, and recreational activities. Popular attractions in the area include the Bridport Arts Centre, the Beaminster Museum, and the Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium.

Transportation in the DT8 area is primarily served by bus services connecting the various towns and villages, as well as nearby train stations such as Dorchester South and Axminster. The area is also well-connected by road, with the A35 and A37 providing easy access to neighboring towns and cities.

The geography of the DT8 area is diverse, with coastal cliffs, agricultural land, and wooded valleys all within close proximity. The area is popular with outdoor enthusiasts, offering opportunities for hiking, cycling, and water sports along the coast.

Overall, the DT8 postcode area offers a mix of rural charm, cultural attractions, and recreational opportunities, making it a desirable place to live or visit in Dorset, England.

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 DT8 postcode area covers Beaminster, Eggardon, Marshwood Vale electoral wards.

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DT8 Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of DT8 postcode area is 6,171. 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 5,870, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 152. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (3,373), followed by No religion (2,285).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (1,924), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (1,311).

Economic Status

Most people in the DT8 postcode area mentioned they are Retired (2,613), while 1,599 adults mentioned they are Employee: Full-time.

Education

Regarding education, 1,823 adults have Level 4 education, while 829 have No qualifications education. The most common occupations in the DT8 area are

  • Skilled trades occupations (467)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (431), and
  • Professional occupations (350)

Age

The average age of people living in postcode DT8 is 51 years old. The top three age distributions are: Between 65 to 74 (1777), Between 55 to 64 (1717), and Between 75 to 100 (1576).

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 DT8 has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (1,185) followed by Small employers and own account workers (1,006), and Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (681).

Postcodes in DT8

There are total 1 postcode sectors present in the DT8 (listed below). The postcode DT8 has a total of 269 postcodes.

ONS Administrative Info of DT8
NameType
AreaDT8
Ward

Beaminster

Eggardon

Marshwood Vale

LTLA22Dorset
UTLA22Dorset
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland

Dorset, DT8 Postcode Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Dorset, DT8 Postcode Area Crime rate by Month

1

Anti-social behaviour

2

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

2

Other crime

2

Other theft

9

Violence and sexual offences

4

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

2

Criminal damage and arson

2

Public order

1

Shoplifting

3

Vehicle crime

10

Violence and sexual offences

2

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other crime

3

Other theft

7

Violence and sexual offences

6

Anti-social behaviour

4

Criminal damage and arson

2

Other theft

2

Public order

6

Violence and sexual offences

2

Anti-social behaviour

3

Criminal damage and arson

2

Other theft

1

Public order

1

Shoplifting

10

Violence and sexual offences

5

Anti-social behaviour

1

Criminal damage and arson

2

Other theft

1

Shoplifting

8

Violence and sexual offences

6

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

1

Criminal damage and arson

1

Public order

6

Violence and sexual offences

2

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

2

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other theft

6

Public order

8

Violence and sexual offences

9

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

3

Criminal damage and arson

2

Other theft

1

Public order

1

Vehicle crime

5

Violence and sexual offences

5

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

1

Criminal damage and arson

1

Public order

1

Vehicle crime

6

Violence and sexual offences

6

Anti-social behaviour

3

Other theft

7

Violence and sexual offences

1

Anti-social behaviour

1

Criminal damage and arson

3

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

1

Vehicle crime

4

Violence and sexual offences

1

Anti-social behaviour

1

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other crime

2

Other theft

3

Public order

5

Violence and sexual offences

1

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

2

Criminal damage and arson

2

Public order

11

Violence and sexual offences

4

Anti-social behaviour

2

Criminal damage and arson

5

Other theft

1

Vehicle crime

7

Violence and sexual offences

Sold House Prices in DT8 postcode area over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices in DT8 postcode area by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£440,000.00£440,000.00 - £440,000.001
Terraced£352,500.00£295,000.00 - £410,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Other£1,400,000.00£1,400,000.00 - £1,400,000.001
Terraced£580,000.00£580,000.00 - £580,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£530,000.00£525,000.00 - £535,000.002
Semi-Detached£385,000.00£385,000.00 - £385,000.002
Terraced£305,000.00£305,000.00 - £305,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£385,166.67£285,500.00 - £545,000.003
Semi-Detached£664,166.67£267,500.00 - £1,390,000.003
Terraced£264,000.00£203,000.00 - £325,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£545,333.33£401,000.00 - £790,000.003
Other£420,000.00£420,000.00 - £420,000.002
Semi-Detached£264,333.33£175,000.00 - £360,000.003
Terraced£360,000.00£280,000.00 - £425,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£472,000.00£350,000.00 - £596,000.003
Semi-Detached£250,000.00£250,000.00 - £250,000.001
Terraced£317,000.00£317,000.00 - £317,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£627,000.00£178,000.00 - £1,550,000.004
Semi-Detached£190,000.00£190,000.00 - £190,000.001
Terraced£314,750.00£219,000.00 - £415,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£505,333.33£385,000.00 - £630,000.003
Semi-Detached£182,458.50£134,750.00 - £260,334.003
Terraced£290,000.00£290,000.00 - £290,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£544,666.67£219,000.00 - £850,000.003
Flat£145,000.00£145,000.00 - £145,000.001
Other£515,000.00£515,000.00 - £515,000.001
Semi-Detached£858,500.00£858,500.00 - £858,500.001
Terraced£249,000.00£238,000.00 - £260,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£375,000.00£375,000.00 - £375,000.001
Terraced£277,500.00£205,000.00 - £350,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£415,333.33£250,000.00 - £700,000.006
Semi-Detached£390,000.00£262,500.00 - £627,500.003
Terraced£315,000.00£315,000.00 - £315,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£662,500.00£360,000.00 - £1,100,000.008
Semi-Detached£340,900.00£245,000.00 - £450,000.0010
Terraced£283,500.00£217,000.00 - £350,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£527,500.00£465,000.00 - £590,000.002
Semi-Detached£320,000.00£320,000.00 - £320,000.001
Terraced£186,000.00£186,000.00 - £186,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Other£315,000.00£315,000.00 - £315,000.001
Terraced£325,000.00£325,000.00 - £325,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£563,333.33£325,000.00 - £700,000.006
Semi-Detached£290,000.00£290,000.00 - £290,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£356,000.00£315,000.00 - £459,000.004
Flat£120,000.00£120,000.00 - £120,000.001
Other£292,500.00£292,500.00 - £292,500.001
Semi-Detached£232,500.00£195,000.00 - £270,000.002
Terraced£338,000.00£240,000.00 - £418,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£547,083.33£390,000.00 - £750,000.006
Flat£152,500.00£152,500.00 - £152,500.001
Other£190,000.00£190,000.00 - £190,000.001
Semi-Detached£338,000.00£251,000.00 - £425,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£465,050.00£300,000.00 - £650,000.007
Flat£152,600.00£134,000.00 - £171,200.002
Other£130,000.00£130,000.00 - £130,000.001
Terraced£395,000.00£395,000.00 - £395,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£466,750.00£400,000.00 - £582,000.004
Other£1,675,000.00£1,675,000.00 - £1,675,000.001
Semi-Detached£265,000.00£265,000.00 - £265,000.001
Terraced£430,000.00£430,000.00 - £430,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£528,000.00£365,000.00 - £690,000.006
Terraced£255,000.00£255,000.00 - £255,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£332,250.00£300,000.00 - £425,000.004
Flat£195,000.00£195,000.00 - £195,000.001
Other£300,000.00£300,000.00 - £300,000.001
Semi-Detached£272,000.00£160,000.00 - £360,000.003
Terraced£300,000.00£270,000.00 - £330,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£455,687.50£350,000.00 - £606,000.004
Flat£187,875.00£115,000.00 - £249,500.003
Other£175,000.00£175,000.00 - £175,000.001
Semi-Detached£388,500.00£335,000.00 - £442,000.002
Terraced£302,500.00£190,000.00 - £450,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,028,310.75£451,243.00 - £1,700,000.004
Semi-Detached£445,000.00£410,000.00 - £480,000.002
Terraced£268,250.00£190,000.00 - £346,500.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£684,916.67£480,000.00 - £1,185,000.006
Flat£139,950.00£139,950.00 - £139,950.001
Other£531,250.00£325,000.00 - £737,500.002
Terraced£389,755.00£389,755.00 - £389,755.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£834,293.67£365,000.00 - £1,415,000.003
Flat£172,000.00£115,000.00 - £221,000.003
Semi-Detached£259,500.00£190,000.00 - £315,000.004
Terraced£450,000.00£450,000.00 - £450,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£470,000.00£300,000.00 - £815,000.005
Flat£125,000.00£125,000.00 - £125,000.001
Other£592,500.00£85,000.00 - £1,100,000.002
Semi-Detached£635,500.50£471,001.00 - £800,000.002
Terraced£238,983.33£167,000.00 - £280,000.003
Schools in the DT8 Postcode Area

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Broadwindsor Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary SchoolPrimary, Good104 4-11DT83QL
Parrett and Axe Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary SchoolPrimary, Good137 4-11DT83JQ
Beaminster SchoolSecondary, Good673 11-18DT83EP
Mountjoy SchoolSpecial, Good101 3-19DT83HB
Beaminster St Mary's AcademyPrimary, Requires improvement106 4-11DT83BY
Amenities in the DT8 Postcode Area
  • Speckets Knapp Lamb, DT8 3DA
  • BEAMINSTER FOOD BANK, DT8 3AY
  • BRASSICA MERCANTILE, DT8 3AS
  • MAGIC SPICE, DT8 3AE
  • NICK TETT BUTCHERS LTD, DT8 3AU
  • Chedington Court, DT8 3HY
  • NORTH BUCKHAM FARM, DT8 3SH
  • QUIGLEY BED AND BREAKFAST, DT8 3NB
  • YEABRIDGE FARM, DT8 3HE
  • White Lion, DT8 3QD
  • WINYARDS GAP INN, DT8 3HY
  • ADMIRAL HOOD, DT8 3HJ
  • GREYHOUND INN, DT8 3AW
  • KNAPP INN, DT8 3BU
  • CO-OPERATIVE, DT8 3AU
  • SERIAL GRILLERS, DT8 3BU
  • BEAMINSTER BOTTOM FARM, DT8 3SG
  • AMEI TAKEAWAY, DT8 3AY
  • KINGFISHER FISH AND CHIPS, DT8 3DZ
  • The Wobbly Cottage, DT8 3QD
  • Beaminster Community Fridge, DT8 3EF
  • BEAMINSTER SOCIAL CLUB, DT8 3EF
  • BLACKDOWN VILLAGE HALL, DT8 3LE
  • COMRADES HALL, DT8 3QP
  • ARCHITECTURAL ASSOCIATION, DT8 3PH
  • BEAMINSTER SCHOOL, DT8 3EP
  • Beaminster St Marys Academy, DT8 3BY
  • BROADWINDSOR CE VC PRIMARY SCHOOL, DT8 3QL
  • HOOKE COURT, DT8 3NX
  • ABBEYFIELD HOUSE, DT8 3EQ
  • AUTISM WESSEX, DT8 3LS
  • BEAMINSTER PLAYGROUP LTD, DT8 3BY
  • BROADWINDSOR HOUSE, DT8 3PX
  • MOSTERTON VILLAGE SHOP AND TEA ROOM, DT8 3LT
  • Blackcow Bar and Kitchen, DT8 3LQ
  • BOMBAY SPICE, DT8 3AA
  • BRASSICA, DT8 3AS
  • CILLA AND CAMILLA, DT8 3AU
  • BAKEY-LICIOUS, DT8 3RF
  • Ma Petite Patisserie, DT8 3NS
  • West Bay Wok, DT8 3BS