PO40 Postcode Area Information

Population
5,665
Avg Annual Income
£34,100
Full Time Employees
15.79%
Average Age
54.78

Area Overview

The postcode area is located in the Isle of Wight, Isle of Wight postcode town, in the South East, England region.

A Major part of this postcode area has a unique mix of residents compared to similar areas:

  • More retirees: A larger number of residents are aged 65 and above, suggesting a high concentration of retirees.
  • Fewer families: There are fewer families with young children compared to similar areas.
  • More communal living: A higher proportion of residents live in communal establishments like retirement homes.
  • Caring community: Residents are more likely to provide unpaid care to others, highlighting a strong sense of community.
  • Spread out and rural: Many areas with this postcode have low population density, meaning houses are spaced out and it's a more rural setting.

Imagine a quiet community with mostly older residents, some living in retirement homes, others offering a helping hand to their neighbors. That's the essence of a big area of PO40 postcode district district!

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

Electoral Wards

The postcode area covers Freshwater North & Yarmouth, Freshwater South, Totland & Colwell electoral wards.

PO40 Postcode Map

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Ethinicity
Deprivation
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Occupation
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PO40 Area Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of PO40 postcode area is 5,665. 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 5,407, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 99. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (2,957), followed by No religion (2,284).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (1,545), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (1,300).

Economic Status

Most people in the nearby area mentioned they are Retired (2,733), while 1,129 adults mentioned they are Employee: Full-time.

Education

Regarding education, 1,318 adults have Level 4 education, while 801 have Level 3 education. The most common occupations are

  • Skilled trades occupations (347)
  • Caring, leisure and other service occupations (304), and
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (256)

Age

The average age of people living in area is 55 years old. The top three age distributions are: Between 65 to 74 (2002), Between 75 to 100 (1987), and Between 55 to 64 (1562).

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 has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (996) followed by Semi-routine occupations (798), and Small employers and own account workers (787).

Postcodes in PO40

There are total 2 postcode sectors present in the PO40 (listed below). The postcode PO40 has a total of 351 postcodes.

PO409FA (terminated)
PO409JG (terminated)
PO409JH (terminated)
PO409RJ (terminated)
PO409SX (terminated)
PO409UL (terminated)
PO409XP (terminated)
PO409ZT (terminated)
PO409US (terminated)
PO409WA (terminated)
PO409ZN (terminated)
PO409ZJ (terminated)
PO409SE (terminated)
PO409XU (terminated)
PO409AA (terminated)
PO409XX (terminated)
PO409XT (terminated)
PO409XS (terminated)
PO409UY (terminated)
PO409WY (terminated)
PO409SN (terminated)
PO409XY (terminated)
PO409WZ (terminated)
PO409GN (terminated)
PO409ZR (terminated)
PO409TF (terminated)
hooke hill, PO409LD (terminated)
PO409DY (terminated)
PO409YJ (terminated)
PO409WB (terminated)
PO400AP (terminated)
PO400AS (terminated)
PO400AJ (terminated)
PO400AG (terminated)
PO400AH (terminated)
PO400AF (terminated)
PO400AB (terminated)
PO400AN (terminated)
PO400AL (terminated)
PO400AR (terminated)
PO400AE (terminated)
PO400AA (terminated)
PO400AD (terminated)
ONS Administrative Info
NameType
AreaPO40
Ward

Freshwater North & Yarmouth

Freshwater South

Totland & Colwell

LTLA22Isle of Wight
UTLA22Isle of Wight
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland

PO40 Crime Statstics

Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Crime rate by Month

11

Anti-social behaviour

4

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

3

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

4

Public order

1

Shoplifting

2

Vehicle crime

12

Violence and sexual offences

5

Anti-social behaviour

4

Burglary

6

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

2

Other theft

5

Public order

3

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

23

Violence and sexual offences

2

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

5

Criminal damage and arson

1

Possession of weapons

2

Public order

3

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

2

Vehicle crime

11

Violence and sexual offences

1

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

3

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other theft

3

Public order

1

Robbery

7

Shoplifting

27

Violence and sexual offences

4

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

6

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

4

Other theft

3

Public order

16

Violence and sexual offences

5

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

6

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

6

Public order

11

Violence and sexual offences

2

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

4

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

3

Other theft

1

Public order

3

Shoplifting

11

Violence and sexual offences

2

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

2

Burglary

7

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

2

Other theft

9

Public order

11

Violence and sexual offences

8

Anti-social behaviour

3

Criminal damage and arson

2

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

3

Public order

1

Vehicle crime

13

Violence and sexual offences

6

Anti-social behaviour

4

Criminal damage and arson

2

Other theft

4

Public order

2

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

2

Vehicle crime

21

Violence and sexual offences

15

Anti-social behaviour

7

Criminal damage and arson

2

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

1

Public order

11

Shoplifting

19

Violence and sexual offences

12

Anti-social behaviour

3

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Other theft

10

Public order

4

Shoplifting

1

Vehicle crime

18

Violence and sexual offences

12

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

9

Criminal damage and arson

2

Other crime

5

Public order

1

Robbery

1

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

8

Violence and sexual offences

6

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

4

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Other theft

1

Public order

1

Shoplifting

1

Vehicle crime

17

Violence and sexual offences

9

Anti-social behaviour

2

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

2

Other crime

2

Other theft

5

Public order

6

Shoplifting

7

Violence and sexual offences

11

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

13

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Other theft

5

Public order

4

Shoplifting

21

Violence and sexual offences

5

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

1

Criminal damage and arson

2

Other crime

2

Other theft

2

Public order

1

Shoplifting

16

Violence and sexual offences

PO40 Property Statstics

Sold House Prices over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£192,500.00£192,500.00 - £192,500.001
Terraced£286,000.00£247,000.00 - £325,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£412,500.00£395,000.00 - £430,000.002
Flat£171,500.00£171,500.00 - £171,500.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£508,250.00£399,000.00 - £617,500.002
Flat£149,950.00£149,950.00 - £149,950.001
Terraced£337,000.00£290,000.00 - £384,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£357,000.00£357,000.00 - £357,000.001
Terraced£278,000.00£225,000.00 - £324,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£482,500.00£480,000.00 - £485,000.002
Terraced£260,000.00£206,000.00 - £350,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£447,483.33£339,950.00 - £585,000.003
Flat£200,285.71£150,500.00 - £265,000.007
Other£5,000.00£5,000.00 - £5,000.001
Semi-Detached£225,000.00£225,000.00 - £225,000.001
Terraced£385,100.00£125,000.00 - £840,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£479,166.67£300,000.00 - £740,000.006
Flat£167,000.00£122,000.00 - £245,000.006
Other£771,500.00£70,000.00 - £1,425,000.004
Semi-Detached£147,250.00£124,500.00 - £170,000.002
Terraced£260,754.46£220,000.00 - £358,000.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£230,000.00£200,000.00 - £260,000.002
Semi-Detached£380,000.00£380,000.00 - £380,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£415,000.00£285,000.00 - £545,000.002
Flat£218,000.00£115,000.00 - £370,000.005
Semi-Detached£455,000.00£275,000.00 - £635,000.002
Terraced£317,166.67£240,000.00 - £545,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£387,950.00£387,950.00 - £387,950.001
Other£249,975.00£199,950.00 - £300,000.002
Semi-Detached£372,500.00£170,000.00 - £575,000.002
Terraced£281,433.33£210,000.00 - £455,000.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£478,750.00£315,000.00 - £550,000.004
Flat£182,307.14£125,000.00 - £265,000.007
Terraced£282,680.00£225,000.00 - £526,000.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£512,500.00£345,000.00 - £680,000.002
Flat£373,200.00£175,000.00 - £515,000.006
Semi-Detached£249,000.00£145,000.00 - £392,000.003
Terraced£304,500.00£217,000.00 - £430,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£375,000.00£375,000.00 - £375,000.001
Flat£232,916.67£172,500.00 - £349,000.006
Semi-Detached£465,000.00£465,000.00 - £465,000.001
Terraced£303,863.64£220,000.00 - £395,000.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£612,800.00£310,000.00 - £737,000.005
Flat£265,277.78£148,000.00 - £375,000.0010
Other£274,250.00£230,000.00 - £362,750.003
Terraced£274,858.67£225,000.00 - £340,000.0015
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£404,750.00£344,500.00 - £465,000.002
Flat£240,000.00£175,000.00 - £370,000.003
Semi-Detached£296,200.00£165,000.00 - £356,000.005
Terraced£306,700.00£223,500.00 - £517,500.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£473,333.33£270,000.00 - £670,000.003
Flat£372,500.00£320,000.00 - £425,000.002
Other£2,450,000.00£2,450,000.00 - £2,450,000.001
Terraced£311,500.00£311,500.00 - £311,500.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£342,000.00£164,000.00 - £520,000.002
Flat£193,281.82£121,100.00 - £365,000.0011
Semi-Detached£425,000.00£275,000.00 - £700,000.003
Terraced£382,428.57£300,000.00 - £535,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£475,000.00£400,000.00 - £550,000.002
Flat£319,024.44£128,000.00 - £1,270,000.009
Other£565,000.00£250,000.00 - £825,000.003
Semi-Detached£383,000.00£170,000.00 - £685,000.005
Terraced£301,947.06£155,000.00 - £825,000.0017
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£559,916.67£317,000.00 - £1,100,000.006
Flat£193,166.67£132,000.00 - £300,000.006
Other£214,583.33£27,500.00 - £802,000.004
Semi-Detached£485,375.00£305,000.00 - £948,500.004
Terraced£284,635.91£150,000.00 - £535,000.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£477,125.00£343,500.00 - £750,000.004
Flat£184,666.67£147,000.00 - £340,000.009
Other£450,000.00£450,000.00 - £450,000.001
Semi-Detached£229,375.00£105,000.00 - £327,500.004
Terraced£301,576.92£227,000.00 - £455,000.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£477,187.50£220,000.00 - £850,000.008
Flat£201,376.67£135,000.00 - £470,000.0016
Other£126,206.00£7,500.00 - £244,912.002
Semi-Detached£429,714.29£150,000.00 - £920,000.007
Terraced£318,978.96£225,000.00 - £700,000.0024
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£280,000.00£280,000.00 - £280,000.001
Flat£219,877.78£78,000.00 - £385,000.009
Semi-Detached£459,158.33£225,000.00 - £1,100,000.006
Terraced£252,208.33£175,000.00 - £320,000.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£395,000.00£340,000.00 - £450,000.002
Flat£236,875.00£105,000.00 - £275,000.005
Other£235,000.00£235,000.00 - £235,000.001
Semi-Detached£835,000.00£835,000.00 - £835,000.001
Terraced£215,275.00£159,000.00 - £455,000.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£379,658.33£235,000.00 - £599,950.006
Flat£183,722.22£97,500.00 - £350,000.009
Other£173,250.00£53,000.00 - £565,000.005
Semi-Detached£225,000.00£140,000.00 - £310,000.002
Terraced£432,962.50£185,000.00 - £575,000.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£396,973.12£120,000.00 - £740,000.008
Flat£179,222.11£124,999.00 - £467,000.009
Other£1,018,000.00£136,000.00 - £1,900,000.002
Semi-Detached£258,000.00£130,000.00 - £325,000.005
Terraced£220,336.67£145,000.00 - £825,000.0016
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£352,000.00£225,000.00 - £535,000.005
Flat£189,915.08£58,000.00 - £565,000.0013
Semi-Detached£275,000.00£260,000.00 - £290,000.002
Terraced£221,937.50£168,000.00 - £370,000.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£506,000.00£215,000.00 - £775,000.005
Flat£169,000.00£115,000.00 - £220,000.007
Semi-Detached£198,666.67£102,000.00 - £310,000.006
Terraced£281,750.00£162,500.00 - £465,000.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£420,885.71£300,000.00 - £550,000.007
Flat£177,500.00£120,000.00 - £280,000.003
Other£121,666.67£15,000.00 - £270,000.003
Semi-Detached£342,500.00£110,000.00 - £575,000.002
Terraced£278,610.56£240,000.00 - £383,000.009
Schools

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Craneswater Junior SchoolPrimary, Good467 7-11PO40PX
Bramble Infant School and NurseryPrimary, Good169 1-7PO40DT
Devonshire Infant SchoolPrimary, Good185 4-7PO40AG
Fernhurst Junior SchoolPrimary, Good344 7-11PO40AG
Freshwater & Yarmouth Church of England Aided Primary SchoolPrimary, Good134 2-11PO409AX
Priory SchoolSecondary, Good1230 11-16PO40DL
Amenities
  • Buttercup House, PO40 9HL
  • Rockstone Cottage, PO40 9NR
  • Freshwater Bay Golf Club - Bar, PO40 9TZ
  • Freshwater Conservative Club, PO40 9ES
  • Red Lion, PO40 9BP
  • The Vine Inn, PO40 9AJ
  • West Wight Social Club, PO40 9UT
  • Sainsbury's, PO40 9AL
  • Tesco Stores Limited, PO40 9UH
  • The Southern Co-Operative Limited, PO40 9UU
  • Saxonbury IWC, PO40 9SH
  • Summer House, PO40 9QA
  • The Croft RCH, PO40 9BG
  • The Gouldings, PO40 9NH
  • Freshwater Early Years Centre, PO40 9AX
  • Freshwater Independent Lifeboat, PO40 1TR
  • Freshwater Methodist Church, PO40 9ER
  • The Hut CPU, PO40 9TD
  • The Real Junk Food Project Isle Of Wight, PO40 9SQ
  • Yarmouth Primary School - Compass, PO40 9AX
  • Fanny's Farm Shop, PO40 9TQ
  • Freshwater Greengrocers, PO40 9UT
  • Allsorts, PO40 9AJ
  • Boots UK Ltd, PO40 9DS
  • Elliotts, PO40 9AJ
  • Friday Morning Market, PO40 9UU
  • Off The Rails, PO40 0NU
  • Albion Hotel, PO40 9RA
  • Captains Cabin & Gift Shop, PO40 9NP
  • Cath And Mike's, PO40 9AJ
  • Double Dragon, PO40 9AB
  • Fuoco Pizza, PO40 9UT
  • Jaffran Indian Restaurant And Takeaway Ltd, PO40 9AS
  • Rainbow Fish Bar, PO40 9UR
  • The Burger And Grill, PO40 9UU