DY8 Postcode Area Information

Population
51,075
Avg Annual Income
£41,842
Full Time Employees
28.77%
Average Age
44.42

Dudley, DY8 Postcode Area Overview

The DY8 postcode area is located in the Dudley, Bromsgrove, Dudley, Worcestershire postcode town, in the West Midlands, England region.

The DY8 postcode area in England falls within the Dudley post town, covering the areas of Stourbridge, Amblecote, Hagley, Fairfield, and Norton. This region benefits from a variety of amenities including shopping centers, restaurants, cafes, leisure facilities, schools, and healthcare services. There are also plenty of green spaces and parks for recreation and relaxation.

The geography of DY8 is characterized by a mix of urban and suburban environments, with a blend of residential neighborhoods and commercial areas. The area is well-connected to neighboring cities and towns via a network of roads, including the A491 and A458, as well as access to public transportation such as buses and trains.

Stourbridge is the main town within the DY8 postcode area, known for its glassmaking heritage and vibrant arts scene. It boasts a range of cultural attractions, including museums, galleries, and theaters. The town also hosts regular markets and events, providing opportunities for shopping and entertainment.

Overall, the DY8 postcode area offers a blend of historic charm, modern amenities, and convenient transportation links, making it a desirable place to live, work, and visit in the West Midlands region of 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 DY8 postcode area covers Amblecote, Brierley Hill, Hagley East, Hagley West, Kingswinford South, Lye and Stourbridge North, Norton, Pedmore and Stourbridge East, Wollaston and Stourbridge Town, Wordsley electoral wards.

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DY8 Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of DY8 postcode area is 51,075. 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 47,118, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 686. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (26,488), followed by No religion (19,823).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (14,009), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (9,057).

Economic Status

Most people in the DY8 postcode area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (18,017), while 14,206 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 13,317 adults have Level 4 education, while 7,417 have Level 3 education. The most common occupations in the DY8 area are

  • Professional occupations (5136)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (3319), and
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (3157)

Age

The average age of people living in postcode DY8 is 44 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (13667), Between 45 to 54 (11970), and Between 55 to 64 (11038).

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 DY8 has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (9,673) followed by Intermediate occupations (5,674), and Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (5,490).

Postcodes in DY8

There are total 6 postcode sectors present in the DY8 (listed below). The postcode DY8 has a total of 1850 postcodes.

ONS Administrative Info of DY8
NameType
AreaDY8
Ward

Amblecote

Brierley Hill

Hagley East

Hagley West

Kingswinford South

Lye and Stourbridge North

Norton

Pedmore and Stourbridge East

Wollaston and Stourbridge Town

Wordsley

LTLA22Dudley, Bromsgrove
UTLA22Dudley, Worcestershire
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland

Dudley, DY8 Postcode Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Dudley, DY8 Postcode Area Crime rate by Month

24

Anti-social behaviour

27

Burglary

24

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

3

Other crime

16

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

6

Public order

2

Robbery

29

Shoplifting

24

Vehicle crime

91

Violence and sexual offences

26

Anti-social behaviour

11

Burglary

15

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

5

Other theft

5

Possession of weapons

10

Public order

2

Robbery

54

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

27

Vehicle crime

121

Violence and sexual offences

9

Anti-social behaviour

26

Burglary

19

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

6

Other crime

15

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

15

Public order

5

Robbery

49

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

24

Vehicle crime

111

Violence and sexual offences

20

Anti-social behaviour

22

Burglary

19

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

8

Other crime

25

Other theft

7

Possession of weapons

9

Public order

3

Robbery

26

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

22

Vehicle crime

136

Violence and sexual offences

23

Anti-social behaviour

30

Burglary

29

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

4

Other crime

19

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

24

Public order

3

Robbery

35

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

22

Vehicle crime

117

Violence and sexual offences

20

Anti-social behaviour

32

Burglary

26

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

7

Other crime

15

Other theft

6

Possession of weapons

19

Public order

10

Robbery

54

Shoplifting

22

Vehicle crime

123

Violence and sexual offences

47

Anti-social behaviour

28

Burglary

16

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

6

Other crime

19

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

16

Public order

4

Robbery

38

Shoplifting

24

Vehicle crime

109

Violence and sexual offences

27

Anti-social behaviour

3

Bicycle theft

20

Burglary

29

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

10

Other crime

16

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

18

Public order

14

Robbery

51

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

27

Vehicle crime

128

Violence and sexual offences

39

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

34

Burglary

29

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

4

Other crime

21

Other theft

8

Possession of weapons

28

Public order

6

Robbery

43

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

33

Vehicle crime

134

Violence and sexual offences

21

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

26

Burglary

27

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

6

Other crime

21

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

20

Public order

7

Robbery

18

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

33

Vehicle crime

134

Violence and sexual offences

30

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

18

Burglary

43

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

4

Other crime

22

Other theft

12

Possession of weapons

32

Public order

5

Robbery

24

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

35

Vehicle crime

130

Violence and sexual offences

22

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

34

Burglary

21

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

4

Other crime

19

Other theft

8

Possession of weapons

24

Public order

8

Robbery

36

Shoplifting

11

Theft from the person

28

Vehicle crime

142

Violence and sexual offences

17

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

12

Burglary

19

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

6

Other crime

17

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

22

Public order

4

Robbery

35

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

36

Vehicle crime

115

Violence and sexual offences

10

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

21

Burglary

25

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

1

Other crime

17

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

10

Public order

2

Robbery

22

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

27

Vehicle crime

126

Violence and sexual offences

13

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

15

Burglary

20

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

8

Other crime

15

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

21

Public order

2

Robbery

16

Shoplifting

34

Vehicle crime

115

Violence and sexual offences

Sold House Prices in DY8 postcode area over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices in DY8 postcode area by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£281,248.75£199,995.00 - £340,000.004
Terraced£169,500.00£169,500.00 - £169,500.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£425,250.00£422,500.00 - £428,000.002
Semi-Detached£266,900.00£190,000.00 - £325,000.005
Terraced£199,100.00£189,950.00 - £219,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£370,000.00£370,000.00 - £370,000.001
Flat£116,990.00£80,000.00 - £171,450.0010
Semi-Detached£197,000.00£151,000.00 - £220,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£394,500.00£210,000.00 - £517,000.006
Flat£138,833.33£125,000.00 - £168,000.006
Other£319,666.67£284,000.00 - £337,500.003
Semi-Detached£227,812.50£185,000.00 - £325,000.0016
Terraced£236,546.43£199,950.00 - £367,500.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£567,475.00£246,000.00 - £1,200,000.0010
Flat£146,636.36£98,000.00 - £176,000.0011
Other£325,000.00£325,000.00 - £325,000.001
Semi-Detached£304,446.43£180,000.00 - £710,000.0028
Terraced£230,916.67£195,000.00 - £270,000.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£480,500.00£380,000.00 - £627,500.005
Flat£133,983.33£112,000.00 - £169,950.003
Semi-Detached£343,000.00£343,000.00 - £343,000.001
Terraced£298,934.00£215,368.00 - £382,500.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£598,333.33£520,000.00 - £695,000.003
Flat£159,000.00£106,000.00 - £275,000.004
Semi-Detached£257,500.00£160,000.00 - £415,000.0011
Terraced£264,500.00£185,000.00 - £412,500.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£392,500.00£270,000.00 - £562,500.009
Flat£158,158.33£109,950.00 - £250,000.006
Semi-Detached£256,233.33£165,000.00 - £443,000.0015
Terraced£234,459.62£165,000.00 - £295,000.0014
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£510,772.73£230,500.00 - £1,200,000.0011
Flat£146,625.00£83,000.00 - £325,000.008
Other£400,000.00£400,000.00 - £400,000.001
Semi-Detached£283,617.65£182,500.00 - £595,000.0017
Terraced£222,421.43£120,000.00 - £385,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£535,500.00£330,000.00 - £1,200,000.005
Flat£126,714.29£76,000.00 - £175,000.007
Other£375,000.00£375,000.00 - £375,000.001
Semi-Detached£266,550.00£150,000.00 - £450,000.0012
Terraced£266,611.11£125,000.00 - £512,500.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£477,409.09£235,000.00 - £921,500.0011
Flat£160,400.00£56,000.00 - £217,500.0010
Other£400,000.00£400,000.00 - £400,000.001
Semi-Detached£267,590.00£205,000.00 - £490,000.0013
Terraced£253,687.50£185,000.00 - £313,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£562,040.00£193,000.00 - £2,300,000.0025
Flat£168,125.00£115,000.00 - £200,000.009
Other£389,706.00£159,950.00 - £525,000.008
Semi-Detached£313,138.89£180,000.00 - £525,000.0036
Terraced£164,109.38£102,500.00 - £383,500.0018
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£360,937.50£280,000.00 - £612,500.005
Flat£119,416.67£80,000.00 - £203,000.007
Semi-Detached£205,550.00£185,000.00 - £320,000.006
Terraced£240,133.33£177,500.00 - £395,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£414,500.00£313,500.00 - £575,000.003
Flat£116,250.00£80,000.00 - £152,500.002
Semi-Detached£282,250.00£215,000.00 - £417,000.006
Terraced£195,000.00£140,000.00 - £250,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£544,111.11£215,000.00 - £905,000.009
Flat£148,800.00£120,000.00 - £170,000.005
Semi-Detached£250,388.89£170,000.00 - £345,000.0018
Terraced£225,038.46£157,500.00 - £364,000.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£345,312.50£220,000.00 - £430,000.008
Flat£110,243.75£64,000.00 - £164,950.008
Other£375,000.00£375,000.00 - £375,000.001
Semi-Detached£253,192.31£147,000.00 - £380,000.0026
Terraced£219,150.00£139,950.00 - £300,000.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£289,937.50£167,000.00 - £820,000.009
Flat£140,666.67£117,000.00 - £238,000.007
Other£270,700.00£161,000.00 - £360,000.005
Semi-Detached£295,748.36£132,000.00 - £545,000.0022
Terraced£225,112.14£166,500.00 - £385,000.0014
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£399,165.00£262,000.00 - £760,000.0016
Flat£163,071.43£123,500.00 - £310,000.007
Other£1,275,000.00£1,275,000.00 - £1,275,000.001
Semi-Detached£256,397.95£110,000.00 - £525,000.0022
Terraced£215,279.17£144,000.00 - £360,000.0031
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£384,345.65£180,000.00 - £650,000.0023
Flat£115,467.65£62,000.00 - £168,550.0017
Other£988,000.00£988,000.00 - £988,000.001
Semi-Detached£254,187.81£130,000.00 - £455,000.0021
Terraced£183,294.64£130,000.00 - £320,000.0015
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£442,464.29£230,000.00 - £750,000.0014
Flat£158,075.00£120,000.00 - £209,950.006
Other£1,993,333.33£1,000,000.00 - £2,580,000.003
Semi-Detached£289,336.36£180,000.00 - £558,000.0022
Terraced£207,066.67£170,000.00 - £346,000.0016
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£237,651.07£98,000.00 - £650,000.0016
Flat£119,698.08£63,000.00 - £195,000.0013
Other£135,761.25£3,045.00 - £215,000.004
Semi-Detached£204,885.23£140,000.00 - £397,500.0023
Terraced£220,625.00£175,000.00 - £345,000.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£382,355.19£180,933.00 - £685,000.0016
Flat£140,611.11£62,000.00 - £185,000.009
Other£481,206.83£70,747.00 - £1,250,000.004
Semi-Detached£228,511.70£120,000.00 - £445,000.0024
Terraced£243,997.06£145,000.00 - £490,000.0017
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£392,875.00£215,000.00 - £540,000.008
Flat£114,421.43£60,000.00 - £180,000.007
Other£475,000.00£200,000.00 - £750,000.002
Semi-Detached£243,911.76£172,500.00 - £392,000.0017
Terraced£259,438.89£173,000.00 - £350,000.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£431,082.14£338,000.00 - £600,000.008
Flat£134,944.44£51,500.00 - £170,000.009
Other£324,716.92£36,525.00 - £772,200.005
Semi-Detached£272,970.51£150,000.00 - £582,500.0039
Terraced£219,243.15£163,000.00 - £325,000.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£331,931.14£176,666.00 - £550,000.0014
Flat£132,125.00£73,000.00 - £215,000.0012
Other£580,000.00£580,000.00 - £580,000.001
Semi-Detached£251,491.27£110,000.00 - £380,000.0024
Terraced£145,880.26£70,000.00 - £279,950.0020
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£343,229.17£183,000.00 - £535,000.0017
Flat£126,333.33£92,500.00 - £220,000.009
Other£1,130,000.00£910,000.00 - £1,350,000.002
Semi-Detached£160,687.50£80,000.00 - £440,000.0023
Terraced£210,666.67£167,500.00 - £325,000.0012
Schools in the DY8 Postcode Area

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Brook Primary SchoolPrimary, Good404 5-11DY85YN
Fairhaven Primary SchoolPrimary, Requires improvement297 4-11DY85PY
Greenfield Primary SchoolPrimary, Outstanding279 4-11DY81AL
The Ridge Primary SchoolPrimary, Good228 3-11DY83NF
Amblecote Primary SchoolPrimary, Good297 5-11DY84DQ
Ashwood Park Primary SchoolPrimary, Good324 3-11DY85DJ
Gig Mill Primary SchoolPrimary, Good617 3-11DY83HL
Belle Vue Primary SchoolPrimary, Requires improvement453 3-11DY85BZ
Oldswinford C of E Primary SchoolPrimary, Good424 4-11DY82JQ
St James's CofE Primary SchoolPrimary, Good412 4-11DY84RU
The Wordsley SchoolSecondary, Good841 11-16DY85SP
Old Swinford HospitalSecondary, Good692 11-18DY81QX
Pens Meadow SchoolSpecial, Good111 3-19DY85ST
Haybridge High School and Sixth FormSecondary, Good1208 11-18DY82XS
Redhill SchoolSecondary, Outstanding1218 11-16DY81JX
Hagley Catholic High SchoolSecondary, Good1094 11-18DY82XL
St Joseph's RC Primary SchoolPrimary, Good207 5-11DY82DT
Ridgewood High SchoolSecondary, Requires improvement658 11-16DY83NQ
Amenities in the DY8 Postcode Area
  • Boots Pharmacy, DY8 3NX
  • One Stop, DY8 5TZ
  • One Stop Stores Limited, DY8 2AD
  • Lloyds Pharmacy, DY8 1AT
  • Beauty By Rosy, DY8 1DX
  • Forget-Me-Not House B&B, DY8 3PB
  • Rawson's Retreat, DY8 4EQ
  • Amblecote Institute Social Club, DY8 4EA
  • Amblecote Royal British Legion, DY8 4DQ
  • Barbridge, DY8 1DP
  • Brewers Fayre, DY8 1JR
  • Caribbean Kitchen, DY8 3PZ
  • 7 Stars Restaurant, 7 Star Hotel, DY8 1NQ
  • Boing Zone, DY8 1HU
  • Little Lobsters Play Centre Ltd, DY8 4YR
  • The Bridge House, DY8 1PH
  • The Clock Tower Cafe, DY8 1YB
  • A Atwal Convenience Store Ltd, DY8 3NY
  • Aldi, DY8 1PB
  • Baruneya Convenience Store, DY8 1SF
  • BP Petrol Station SF Connect, DY8 2JL
  • Broadway Service Station, DY8 3RW
  • The Mixing Bowl Bakery, DY8 1DP
  • Domino's Pizza, DY8 1JN
  • Eastern Deli, DY8 1DT
  • Hong Kong House, DY8 5AA
  • Jay Indian House, DY8 1QU
  • Replenish, DY8 1PQ
  • The Dust Fairies Ltd, in Ian Perks, DY8 1QQ
  • Abbeymere Care Home, DY8 4QJ
  • Avondale Residential Home, DY8 2AH
  • Belle Vue and Fairhaven, DY8 5BZ
  • Busy Bees Kindergarten, DY8 3YG
  • Chilly Kiddy's, DY8 1JN
  • Kam Cake Shop, DY8 4BA
  • Porter & Woodman Gifts, DY8 1JN
  • Surantha Patisserie, DY8 1ED
  • Meaty Greeks, DY8 3NY
  • MozzarellaNation, DY8 4LQ
  • My Coffee Station Events, King Edwards College, DY8 1TD
  • The Caravan Snack Bar, DY8 1HE
  • The Cornish Pasty Box, DY8 1UX
  • Alliance in Partnership, DY8 4RU
  • Amblecote Fish Bar, DY8 4EA
  • Bombay Pickles, DY8 1TA
  • Butterfingers Deli, DY8 1DX
  • Cakes by Walshy, DY8 4HF
  • Alliance In Partnership At Hagley High School, DY8 2XL
  • ABM Catering At Haybridge High School, DY8 2XS
  • Amblecote Primary School, DY8 4DQ
  • Ashwood Park Primary School, DY8 5DJ
  • Belle Vue Nursery School, DY8 5BZ