MK40 Postcode Area Information

Population
40,280
Avg Annual Income
£44,933
Full Time Employees
30.71%
Average Age
39.80

Bedford, MK40 Postcode Area Overview

The MK40 postcode area is located in the Bedford, Bedford postcode town, in the East of England, England region.

A Major part of this postcode area describes a diverse, young professional community with a high number of European residents. Here's a breakdown:

Residents:

  • Many residents were born in Europe, especially those between 25 and 44 years old.
  • The community is quite diverse, with many people identifying as Indian or Black.
  • Most are homeowners or private renters, with fewer relying on social housing compared to similar areas.
  • Flats are common, but not as much as in other similar postcodes.

Employment:

  • Unemployment is slightly lower than average for this group, but still higher than the national average.
  • Many residents hold high-level jobs in management and professional fields.

Overall: A Major part of this postcode area represents a dynamic and diverse community with young professionals, especially from Europe. While homeownership is higher than average within this group, unemployment remains a concern.

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

Electoral Wards

The MK40 postcode area covers Bromham and Biddenham, Castle, De Parys, Great Barford, Harpur, Kempston Rural, Newnham, Queens Park electoral wards.

MK40 Postcode Map

Loading...
Age | MK40
Ethinicity | MK40
Deprivation | MK40
Education | MK40
Occupation | MK40
Religion | MK40
MK40 Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of MK40 postcode area is 40,280. 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 19,791, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 5,650. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (16,806), followed by No religion (12,096).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (9,298), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (5,814).

Economic Status

Most people in the MK40 postcode area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (13,636), while 5,520 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 12,517 adults have Level 4 education, while 4,724 have Level 3 education. The most common occupations in the MK40 area are

  • Professional occupations (4290)
  • Elementary occupations (2725), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (2584)

Age

The average age of people living in postcode MK40 is 40 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (10857), Between 25 to 34 (8915), and Between 35 to 44 (8768).

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 MK40 has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (6,312) followed by Routine occupations (4,665), and Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (4,574).

Postcodes in MK40

There are total 5 postcode sectors present in the MK40 (listed below). The postcode MK40 has a total of 2316 postcodes.

ONS Administrative Info of MK40
NameType
AreaMK40
Ward

Bromham and Biddenham

Castle

De Parys

Great Barford

Harpur

Kempston Rural

Newnham

Queens Park

LTLA22Bedford
UTLA22Bedford
RegionEast of England
CountryEngland

Bedford, MK40 Postcode Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Bedford, MK40 Postcode Area Crime rate by Month

69

Anti-social behaviour

12

Bicycle theft

28

Burglary

32

Criminal damage and arson

19

Drugs

11

Other crime

18

Other theft

8

Possession of weapons

35

Public order

2

Robbery

29

Shoplifting

7

Theft from the person

27

Vehicle crime

163

Violence and sexual offences

74

Anti-social behaviour

20

Bicycle theft

20

Burglary

38

Criminal damage and arson

16

Drugs

17

Other crime

41

Other theft

5

Possession of weapons

43

Public order

4

Robbery

33

Shoplifting

7

Theft from the person

29

Vehicle crime

176

Violence and sexual offences

48

Anti-social behaviour

5

Bicycle theft

16

Burglary

37

Criminal damage and arson

26

Drugs

12

Other crime

37

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

38

Public order

3

Robbery

45

Shoplifting

4

Theft from the person

23

Vehicle crime

154

Violence and sexual offences

64

Anti-social behaviour

13

Bicycle theft

19

Burglary

36

Criminal damage and arson

18

Drugs

19

Other crime

39

Other theft

6

Possession of weapons

48

Public order

5

Robbery

26

Shoplifting

9

Theft from the person

27

Vehicle crime

142

Violence and sexual offences

95

Anti-social behaviour

18

Bicycle theft

13

Burglary

32

Criminal damage and arson

18

Drugs

13

Other crime

41

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

47

Public order

9

Robbery

24

Shoplifting

6

Theft from the person

22

Vehicle crime

183

Violence and sexual offences

82

Anti-social behaviour

14

Bicycle theft

10

Burglary

42

Criminal damage and arson

21

Drugs

4

Other crime

25

Other theft

6

Possession of weapons

41

Public order

5

Robbery

22

Shoplifting

5

Theft from the person

19

Vehicle crime

175

Violence and sexual offences

103

Anti-social behaviour

13

Bicycle theft

14

Burglary

38

Criminal damage and arson

15

Drugs

10

Other crime

31

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

53

Public order

10

Robbery

27

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

33

Vehicle crime

176

Violence and sexual offences

84

Anti-social behaviour

25

Bicycle theft

14

Burglary

42

Criminal damage and arson

38

Drugs

10

Other crime

28

Other theft

10

Possession of weapons

65

Public order

7

Robbery

29

Shoplifting

12

Theft from the person

33

Vehicle crime

190

Violence and sexual offences

102

Anti-social behaviour

7

Bicycle theft

16

Burglary

44

Criminal damage and arson

26

Drugs

10

Other crime

33

Other theft

6

Possession of weapons

48

Public order

5

Robbery

47

Shoplifting

8

Theft from the person

28

Vehicle crime

178

Violence and sexual offences

108

Anti-social behaviour

8

Bicycle theft

30

Burglary

45

Criminal damage and arson

20

Drugs

9

Other crime

40

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

42

Public order

7

Robbery

40

Shoplifting

13

Theft from the person

10

Vehicle crime

188

Violence and sexual offences

77

Anti-social behaviour

10

Bicycle theft

14

Burglary

24

Criminal damage and arson

17

Drugs

8

Other crime

34

Other theft

7

Possession of weapons

42

Public order

4

Robbery

45

Shoplifting

7

Theft from the person

16

Vehicle crime

175

Violence and sexual offences

51

Anti-social behaviour

6

Bicycle theft

25

Burglary

23

Criminal damage and arson

22

Drugs

12

Other crime

26

Other theft

9

Possession of weapons

45

Public order

10

Robbery

56

Shoplifting

10

Theft from the person

19

Vehicle crime

164

Violence and sexual offences

57

Anti-social behaviour

17

Bicycle theft

19

Burglary

36

Criminal damage and arson

24

Drugs

11

Other crime

37

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

49

Public order

7

Robbery

43

Shoplifting

8

Theft from the person

7

Vehicle crime

159

Violence and sexual offences

55

Anti-social behaviour

20

Bicycle theft

19

Burglary

24

Criminal damage and arson

22

Drugs

11

Other crime

41

Other theft

6

Possession of weapons

32

Public order

6

Robbery

31

Shoplifting

4

Theft from the person

24

Vehicle crime

121

Violence and sexual offences

45

Anti-social behaviour

35

Bicycle theft

8

Burglary

33

Criminal damage and arson

15

Drugs

7

Other crime

35

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

50

Public order

2

Robbery

30

Shoplifting

10

Theft from the person

23

Vehicle crime

156

Violence and sexual offences

Sold House Prices in MK40 postcode area over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices in MK40 postcode area by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£510,000.00£510,000.00 - £510,000.001
Flat£129,625.00£127,250.00 - £132,000.002
Semi-Detached£315,000.00£315,000.00 - £315,000.001
Terraced£240,000.00£240,000.00 - £240,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£415,000.00£295,000.00 - £535,000.002
Flat£105,000.00£80,000.00 - £130,000.002
Semi-Detached£670,000.00£280,000.00 - £1,060,000.004
Terraced£284,916.67£225,000.00 - £384,500.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£292,500.00£220,000.00 - £365,000.003
Flat£171,222.22£65,000.00 - £375,000.009
Semi-Detached£465,000.00£465,000.00 - £465,000.002
Terraced£176,625.00£138,000.00 - £227,500.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£608,333.33£380,000.00 - £750,000.006
Flat£163,062.50£125,000.00 - £240,000.008
Other£250,000.00£250,000.00 - £250,000.001
Semi-Detached£284,850.00£189,000.00 - £600,000.006
Terraced£331,875.00£222,500.00 - £380,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£676,875.00£270,000.00 - £950,000.008
Flat£157,900.00£92,000.00 - £218,000.0015
Semi-Detached£428,958.33£305,000.00 - £816,500.0012
Terraced£255,142.86£150,000.00 - £557,500.0014
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£500,000.00£500,000.00 - £500,000.001
Flat£128,500.00£67,000.00 - £190,000.002
Semi-Detached£350,000.00£350,000.00 - £350,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£411,380.00£200,000.00 - £820,000.005
Flat£163,931.82£69,000.00 - £215,000.0012
Semi-Detached£542,916.67£460,000.00 - £653,750.003
Terraced£322,000.00£292,000.00 - £352,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£506,400.00£285,000.00 - £945,000.005
Flat£224,781.25£78,000.00 - £290,000.009
Other£218,000.00£218,000.00 - £218,000.001
Semi-Detached£437,000.00£236,000.00 - £800,000.009
Terraced£393,625.00£320,000.00 - £560,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£584,700.00£375,000.00 - £917,500.005
Flat£166,785.71£102,500.00 - £247,500.007
Semi-Detached£387,583.33£282,250.00 - £575,000.003
Terraced£360,000.00£310,000.00 - £445,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£550,833.33£210,000.00 - £1,150,000.006
Flat£167,166.67£102,500.00 - £230,000.009
Semi-Detached£268,750.00£215,000.00 - £322,500.002
Terraced£287,100.00£195,000.00 - £378,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£862,500.00£795,000.00 - £930,000.002
Flat£176,171.88£85,000.00 - £530,000.0016
Other£780,000.00£780,000.00 - £780,000.001
Semi-Detached£313,791.67£156,750.00 - £650,000.0010
Terraced£285,285.71£182,000.00 - £401,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,053,000.00£925,000.00 - £1,215,000.005
Flat£156,000.00£115,000.00 - £200,000.0010
Other£2,464,885.80£425,000.00 - £6,377,099.005
Semi-Detached£442,133.20£249,999.00 - £880,000.0015
Terraced£198,436.90£99,000.00 - £440,000.0023
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£547,687.50£458,750.00 - £695,000.004
Flat£172,642.86£97,500.00 - £270,000.007
Other£340,000.00£260,000.00 - £420,000.002
Semi-Detached£311,541.67£189,750.00 - £615,000.004
Terraced£355,428.57£200,000.00 - £750,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£179,625.00£115,000.00 - £265,000.004
Other£564,000.00£564,000.00 - £564,000.001
Semi-Detached£402,000.00£402,000.00 - £402,000.001
Terraced£265,100.00£260,000.00 - £270,200.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£697,500.00£395,000.00 - £1,000,000.004
Flat£147,972.22£77,500.00 - £245,000.0018
Other£652,500.00£615,000.00 - £690,000.002
Semi-Detached£309,000.00£200,000.00 - £668,000.005
Terraced£244,900.00£168,000.00 - £370,000.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£550,750.00£427,000.00 - £828,000.004
Flat£163,875.00£102,500.00 - £242,500.0015
Other£432,000.00£85,000.00 - £1,100,000.005
Semi-Detached£379,164.58£192,500.00 - £747,000.0014
Terraced£209,215.00£138,000.00 - £385,000.0016
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£927,777.78£480,000.00 - £1,725,000.009
Flat£160,950.00£114,400.00 - £220,000.0012
Other£406,250.00£12,500.00 - £750,000.004
Semi-Detached£519,402.78£230,750.00 - £1,150,000.0018
Terraced£304,375.00£200,000.00 - £380,000.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£653,937.50£450,000.00 - £1,000,000.008
Flat£226,392.86£130,000.00 - £295,000.0015
Other£1,295,053.00£1,295,053.00 - £1,295,053.001
Semi-Detached£338,800.00£150,000.00 - £1,230,000.006
Terraced£215,920.45£104,000.00 - £575,000.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£666,562.50£390,000.00 - £1,175,000.008
Flat£174,911.76£100,000.00 - £270,000.0017
Other£704,166.50£5,000.00 - £2,800,000.006
Semi-Detached£492,028.12£287,000.00 - £899,950.0016
Terraced£315,569.23£202,000.00 - £658,000.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£692,500.00£295,000.00 - £1,810,000.0013
Flat£172,388.03£87,000.00 - £260,250.0020
Other£466,666.67£60,000.00 - £1,320,000.004
Semi-Detached£481,555.56£140,000.00 - £1,070,000.009
Terraced£316,450.00£205,000.00 - £412,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£578,083.33£390,000.00 - £700,000.006
Flat£172,212.50£110,000.00 - £270,000.0020
Other£282,500.00£115,000.00 - £450,000.002
Semi-Detached£475,192.31£308,500.00 - £960,000.0013
Terraced£249,375.00£157,500.00 - £445,000.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,035,000.00£495,000.00 - £1,725,000.007
Flat£157,260.65£79,995.00 - £225,000.0023
Other£135,500.00£10,000.00 - £340,000.004
Semi-Detached£529,250.00£350,000.00 - £642,000.004
Terraced£218,291.67£125,000.00 - £370,000.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£703,333.33£387,000.00 - £1,050,000.003
Flat£207,500.00£78,000.00 - £250,000.0013
Other£1,027,903.00£1,027,903.00 - £1,027,903.001
Semi-Detached£372,721.09£157,000.00 - £700,000.0011
Terraced£210,327.96£127,175.00 - £440,000.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£685,200.00£341,000.00 - £1,300,000.005
Flat£181,055.56£105,000.00 - £350,000.0018
Other£891,833.33£55,000.00 - £1,200,000.004
Semi-Detached£328,917.14£163,920.00 - £620,000.007
Terraced£207,403.85£92,000.00 - £575,000.0014
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£843,750.00£650,000.00 - £1,100,000.004
Flat£187,555.56£125,500.00 - £358,000.0018
Other£1,200,000.00£1,200,000.00 - £1,200,000.001
Semi-Detached£392,312.50£285,000.00 - £621,500.008
Terraced£222,384.62£170,000.00 - £357,000.0014
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£621,200.00£380,000.00 - £920,000.005
Flat£197,509.38£75,250.00 - £226,000.0018
Other£595,000.00£595,000.00 - £595,000.001
Semi-Detached£386,915.83£170,000.00 - £805,000.006
Terraced£304,400.00£212,500.00 - £370,000.005
Schools in the MK40 Postcode Area

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Priory Primary SchoolPrimary, Outstanding209 3-11MK401JD
Castle Newnham SchoolPrimary, Outstanding664 3-11MK403EP
Westfield Primary SchoolPrimary, Good200 4-11MK404HW
Biddenham International School and Sports CollegeSecondary, Good1260 11-18MK404AZ
Great Denham Primary SchoolPrimary, Good570 3-11MK404GG
Queen's Park AcademyPrimary, Good417 3-11MK404HA
St Joseph's and St Gregory's Catholic Primary SchoolPrimary, Requires improvement390 4-11MK404HN
Great Ouse Primary AcademyPrimary, Good345 3-11MK404TJ
St James' CofE AcademyPrimary, GoodNone 5-11MK404BD
Amenities in the MK40 Postcode Area
  • MACRO MART, MK40 1NN
  • Ser & Beri Organic Bazaar, MK40 1AB
  • Sweets In The Mail, MK40 1PY
  • 7 Days Bedford Ltd, MK40 1QH
  • 9 Trays Pasta Bar and Grill, MK40 4LB
  • Bedford Park Guest House, MK40 2TR
  • De Parys Guest House, MK40 2TP
  • De’Parys, MK40 2UA
  • Distinct Group Ltd at The Swan Hotel, MK40 1RW
  • Embankment Hotel, MK40 3PD
  • After Hours, MK40 3JG
  • Astons, MK40 1SP
  • Auction Room Ltd, MK40 3HR
  • Bar Citrus, MK40 1LA
  • Barley Mow, MK40 1EZ
  • Yoochat Bubble Tea - Bedford, MK40 1LB
  • 2likeus, MK40 3RF
  • ACONCHEGO PORTUGUES, MK40 1LQ
  • Al Fairoz, MK40 1QB
  • Albero Lounge, MK40 1AY
  • Airedale Nursing Home, MK40 2NF
  • Annandale Nursing Home, MK40 2DA
  • Apex Care Homes Ltd at The Crescent Nursing Home, MK40 2RU
  • Archer Unit, MK40 2NU
  • Aristo-Tots Private Nursery, MK40 3LH
  • Bedford Greenacre Independent School, MK40 2DL
  • Aramark at Bedford College, MK40 2BS
  • Aspens at Great Ouse Primary School, MK40 4TJ
  • Bedford Greenacre Independent School Ltd, MK40 2PA
  • Biddenham International School & Sports College, MK40 4AZ
  • Bedford Fruit and Vegetable Ltd, MK40 1DA
  • Essential Supermarket, MK40 1LR
  • Iceland Foods Ltd, MK40 1PN
  • Iceland Frozen Foods Plc, MK40 1LX
  • Liana International Market, MK40 1PW
  • Acca Limited T/A Pizza Hut, MK40 2RD
  • Adana Grill, MK40 1SP
  • Al Badar, MK40 1QB
  • Al Jannat, MK40 1DA
  • Andreas Kebabs, MK40 2TH
  • La Rondine, MK40 2HA
  • Souv-lucky Day Ltd, MK40 4QH
  • Archers Rest Cafe & Bistro, MK40 4SQ
  • BF SUSHI, MK40 1LR
  • Bunyan Free Meeting Church, MK40 3EU
  • Chaat Haus, MK40 2TH
  • Christ Church Hall, MK40 3SX