OL4 Postcode Area Information

Avg Annual Income
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Average Age

Area Overview

The postcode area is located in the Oldham, Oldham postcode town, in the North West, England region.

a big area of OL4 postcode district describes a diverse community with residents from both the EU and the UK, and a mix of ethnicities.


  • Many residents come from the EU, but there are also more UK-born residents compared to similar areas.
  • A significant Pakistani community resides here.
  • Residents are more likely to:
  • Live in houses, not flats.
  • Not follow any religion.
  • Identify as mixed or multiple ethnicities.
  • Education levels are generally lower than average for this group.

Overall: A Major part of this postcode area represents a diverse community with people from various backgrounds. While education levels are lower than average, residents enjoy a mix of housing options and diverse cultures.

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

Electoral Wards

The postcode area covers Alexandra, Saddleworth North, Saddleworth South, Saddleworth West and Lees, St James', St Mary's, Waterhead electoral wards.

OL4 Postcode Map

OL4 Area Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of OL4 postcode area is 47,608. 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 28,733, followed by Pakistani, with a total of 12,395. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (19,627), followed by Muslim (14,539).


As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (8,273), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (6,785).

Economic Status

Most people in the nearby area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (12,171), while 7,706 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 11,226 adults have Does not apply education, while 5,979 have Level 3 education. The most common occupations are

  • Professional occupations (3004)
  • Elementary occupations (2320), and
  • Caring, leisure and other service occupations (2167)


The average age of people living in area is 38 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (13602), Between 25 to 34 (8173), and Between 45 to 54 (7857).


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 has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (5,916) followed by Never worked and long-term unemployed (5,289), and Routine occupations (5,137).

Postcodes in OL4

There are total 5 postcode sectors present in the OL4 (listed below). The postcode OL4 has a total of 1195 postcodes.

mumps, OL4 1SY (terminated)
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ONS Administrative Info


Saddleworth North

Saddleworth South

Saddleworth West and Lees

St James'

St Mary's


RegionNorth West

OL4 Crime Statstics

Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Crime rate by Month


Violence and sexual offences


Violence and sexual offences

OL4 Property Statstics

Sold House Prices over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Other£500,000.00£500,000.00 - £500,000.001
Semi-Detached£186,000.00£150,000.00 - £222,000.002
Terraced£114,250.00£72,000.00 - £135,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£133,500.00£133,500.00 - £133,500.001
Other£305,000.00£305,000.00 - £305,000.002
Semi-Detached£224,000.00£224,000.00 - £224,000.001
Terraced£178,750.00£120,000.00 - £237,500.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£155,000.00£155,000.00 - £155,000.001
Semi-Detached£194,000.00£128,000.00 - £280,000.003
Terraced£97,500.00£55,000.00 - £165,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£254,000.00£208,000.00 - £300,000.002
Other£165,000.00£165,000.00 - £165,000.001
Semi-Detached£174,000.00£164,000.00 - £195,000.004
Terraced£122,931.25£85,000.00 - £214,950.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£310,000.00£300,000.00 - £320,000.004
Flat£160,000.00£160,000.00 - £160,000.001
Other£64,231.45£1,460.00 - £228,000.0012
Semi-Detached£187,343.62£131,131.00 - £337,750.0010
Terraced£152,277.78£75,000.00 - £210,000.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£603,750.00£425,000.00 - £770,000.003
Flat£365,750.00£219,000.00 - £770,000.003
Other£390,000.00£390,000.00 - £390,000.001
Semi-Detached£267,250.00£150,000.00 - £550,000.005
Terraced£156,875.00£84,000.00 - £385,000.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£376,333.33£325,000.00 - £402,000.003
Semi-Detached£270,491.43£145,000.00 - £429,950.0012
Terraced£131,004.82£69,017.00 - £275,000.0026
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£997,499.50£795,000.00 - £1,199,999.002
Other£336,000.00£300,000.00 - £372,000.002
Semi-Detached£242,750.00£140,000.00 - £397,500.006
Terraced£157,666.67£93,500.00 - £246,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£315,500.00£245,000.00 - £380,000.003
Flat£147,000.00£147,000.00 - £147,000.001
Other£210,000.00£210,000.00 - £210,000.001
Semi-Detached£250,200.00£80,000.00 - £435,000.006
Terraced£147,673.08£70,000.00 - £245,000.0019
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£319,806.25£230,000.00 - £637,500.005
Semi-Detached£188,757.92£112,500.00 - £275,000.0014
Terraced£137,825.00£95,500.00 - £185,000.0015
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£144,000.00£144,000.00 - £144,000.001
Other£205,000.00£140,000.00 - £270,000.002
Semi-Detached£213,833.33£150,000.00 - £355,000.006
Terraced£117,378.00£50,000.00 - £235,000.0017
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£373,750.00£235,000.00 - £525,000.005
Other£863.00£863.00 - £863.002
Semi-Detached£213,791.67£155,000.00 - £322,250.006
Terraced£151,428.21£80,000.00 - £236,000.0018
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£297,500.00£295,000.00 - £300,000.004
Flat£172,500.00£155,000.00 - £190,000.004
Other£144,000.00£115,000.00 - £170,000.006
Semi-Detached£192,161.67£108,000.00 - £350,000.0013
Terraced£140,570.35£60,000.00 - £265,000.0040
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£306,750.00£290,000.00 - £315,000.003
Other£135,000.00£135,000.00 - £135,000.001
Semi-Detached£200,000.00£110,000.00 - £260,000.004
Terraced£146,287.50£55,000.00 - £225,000.0019
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£350,000.00£350,000.00 - £350,000.001
Other£52,750.00£500.00 - £105,000.002
Semi-Detached£185,250.00£153,000.00 - £235,000.003
Terraced£162,250.00£100,500.00 - £224,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£415,479.17£165,500.00 - £700,000.0010
Flat£130,000.00£130,000.00 - £130,000.001
Other£219,000.00£130,000.00 - £308,000.002
Semi-Detached£225,239.58£90,000.00 - £290,000.0011
Terraced£168,015.62£84,000.00 - £362,000.0023
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£619,156.25£241,500.00 - £875,000.009
Flat£107,500.00£75,000.00 - £160,000.003
Other£415,000.00£415,000.00 - £415,000.001
Semi-Detached£223,768.75£85,000.00 - £394,000.0013
Terraced£170,292.63£75,000.00 - £232,000.0030
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£267,500.00£260,000.00 - £275,000.003
Flat£297,500.00£220,000.00 - £375,000.002
Other£148,750.00£100,000.00 - £197,500.002
Semi-Detached£192,792.67£104,000.00 - £280,000.0011
Terraced£159,780.21£50,000.00 - £321,000.0032
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£410,000.00£410,000.00 - £410,000.001
Flat£91,000.00£91,000.00 - £91,000.001
Other£725,000.00£725,000.00 - £725,000.001
Semi-Detached£191,804.17£128,000.00 - £301,000.0011
Terraced£182,298.08£72,000.00 - £228,000.0027
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£378,225.00£174,000.00 - £650,000.009
Flat£115,000.00£115,000.00 - £115,000.001
Other£320,188.33£565.00 - £730,000.003
Semi-Detached£221,620.71£108,000.00 - £550,000.0016
Terraced£140,021.70£50,000.00 - £350,000.0042
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£407,083.33£245,000.00 - £830,000.005
Flat£174,998.75£131,000.00 - £249,995.004
Other£365,000.00£100,000.00 - £625,000.003
Semi-Detached£181,400.00£136,000.00 - £235,000.0011
Terraced£144,970.13£35,000.00 - £367,000.0043
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£309,183.33£150,000.00 - £370,000.004
Flat£100,000.00£100,000.00 - £100,000.001
Other£300,000.00£300,000.00 - £300,000.001
Semi-Detached£238,012.86£139,000.00 - £330,000.0018
Terraced£168,842.11£70,000.00 - £242,000.0021
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£441,011.88£225,000.00 - £640,000.006
Flat£244,166.67£160,000.00 - £390,000.003
Other£46,850.00£4,950.00 - £90,000.003
Semi-Detached£294,222.22£125,000.00 - £345,000.0010
Terraced£126,122.19£75,000.00 - £244,000.0027
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£359,937.50£200,000.00 - £460,000.005
Flat£124,000.00£124,000.00 - £124,000.001
Other£295,000.00£110,000.00 - £480,000.002
Semi-Detached£229,427.61£80,000.00 - £395,000.0014
Terraced£149,482.14£85,000.00 - £286,000.0025
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£250,000.00£130,000.00 - £375,000.003
Flat£77,500.00£75,000.00 - £80,000.002
Other£60,000.00£60,000.00 - £60,000.001
Semi-Detached£271,469.44£110,000.00 - £565,000.0012
Terraced£129,205.96£39,999.00 - £220,000.0035
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£446,829.17£250,000.00 - £750,000.009
Flat£222,075.00£150,000.00 - £336,000.005
Other£590,000.00£500,000.00 - £680,000.002
Semi-Detached£310,000.00£170,000.00 - £465,000.004
Terraced£141,779.95£75,000.00 - £300,000.0020
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£363,500.00£300,000.00 - £400,000.003
Flat£87,000.00£87,000.00 - £87,000.001
Other£92,500.00£85,000.00 - £100,000.002
Semi-Detached£197,871.59£76,000.00 - £308,000.0016
Terraced£146,776.39£65,000.00 - £300,000.0031

Glodwick Infant and Nursery SchoolPrimary, Outstanding342 3-7OL41AJ
Springhead Infant and Nursery SchoolPrimary, Good207 3-7OL44QT
Knowsley Junior SchoolPrimary, Good307 7-11OL44BH
Horton Mill Community Primary SchoolPrimary, Good250 3-11OL41GL
Hey-with-Zion Primary SchoolPrimary, Good305 3-11OL43LQ
St Hugh's CofE Primary SchoolPrimary, Requires improvement221 3-11OL45NZ
St Agnes CofE Primary SchoolPrimary, Good106 4-11OL45RU
St Thomas' Leesfield CofE Primary SchoolPrimary, Good195 4-11OL45AT
St Edward's RC SchoolPrimary, Good268 3-11OL43LQ
St Anne's RC Primary SchoolPrimary, Good232 3-11OL41HP
Roundthorn Primary AcademyPrimary, Outstanding242 3-11OL45LN
Greenhill AcademyPrimary, Good501 2-11OL41RR
St Anne's CofE Lydgate Primary SchoolPrimary, Good208 4-11OL44DS
Waterhead AcademySecondary, Inadequate1358 11-16OL43NY
Greenacres Primary AcademyPrimary, Good252 3-11OL42AX
Oasis Academy LeesbrookSecondary, Good790 11-16OL45JE
Oasis Academy ClarksfieldPrimary, Inadequate460 3-11OL41NG
Littlemoor Primary SchoolPrimary, Requires improvement306 3-11OL42RR
  • Prime Purpose, OL4 4JW
  • PSP Oldham Ltd, OL4 2AH
  • Well Pharmacy, OL4 2RB
  • Well Pharmacy, OL4 1BN
  • Lees Road Pharmacy, OL4 1PA
  • White Hart Inn, OL4 4JJ
  • Kings Arms, OL4 2JX
  • Angel Inn, OL4 3BW
  • Austerlands Cricket Club, OL4 3QW
  • Austerlands Institute, OL4 3QA
  • Bridge Inn, OL4 1JE
  • Subway, OL4 2AQ
  • 24 Mocktails Limited, OL4 1JZ
  • Age UK Oldham, OL4 5TP
  • Anise Indian Restaurant, OL4 3QB
  • Arundel Bakery, OL4 1LE
  • Asda Supermarket, OL4 2RB
  • Co-Operative Food, OL4 5SE
  • Home Bargains, OL4 1SA
  • One Stop, OL4 1NZ
  • Tesco Extra, OL4 2GA
  • AI Takeaway, OL4 1RT
  • Al Raees, OL4 1AH
  • Arizona Fried Chicken & Grill, OL4 1JP
  • Aysha Sweet Centre, OL4 1PA
  • Buttylicious North Ltd, OL4 1JW
  • Datta Cash & Carry Ltd, OL4 1AX
  • Worldwide Foods (Oldham) Ltd, OL4 1AR
  • Anbridge Care Home, OL4 2QU
  • Appledore Nursery and Forest School, OL4 2QQ
  • Ashbourne House, OL4 5PP
  • Ashes Lane Play Group Ltd, OL4 4PF
  • Avalon Park Care Home HC-One, OL4 5HG
  • Country Oven Bakers, OL4 1HW
  • Defiance Spirits Limited, OL4 5DR
  • Grotton Head Farm, OL4 4JN
  • Village Manor Bakery, OL4 2JG
  • Adorable Steps Childcare Limited, OL4 1EG
  • Horton Mill Community Primary School, OL4 1DJ
  • Focus Trust - Roundthorn Primary Academy, OL4 5LE
  • Glodwick School, OL4 1AJ
  • Greenacres Primary Academy, OL4 2AX
  • Original Immys Charcoal Grill, OL4 5PL
  • AI Catering Services, OL4 1RT
  • C & C Catering Ltd, OL4 1LE
  • Eastern Catering Services, OL4 1EB
  • Eden Food Co, OL4 1LE