Information about Darlington

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Full Time Employees
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Darlington Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Darlington is 107,796 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Darlington is 55,129, and the female population is 52,670. 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 immediate area is White: English, with a total of 97,320, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 3,525. As compared to the population in England, the main ethnicities were White: English(41,540,791) followed by Asian: Indian(1,843,248) and Asian: Pakistani(1,570,285). In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (56,194), followed by No religion (42,780), whereas, in England, the main religion was Christian(26,167,899), Muslim(3,801,186), and Hindu(1,020,533). While 20,715,664 mentioned 'No Religion' and 3,400,548 did not answer


As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (23,775), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (16,384). While in England, 11,349,743 households are not deprived in any dimension, and 7,842,690 households are deprived in one dimension.

Economic Status

Most people in the Darlington area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (31,324), while 21,930 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 25,517 adults have Level 3 education, while 12,733 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Darlington area are

  • Professional occupations (8463)
  • Elementary occupations (6228), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (5973)


The average age of people living in Darlington is 43 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (18450), Between 55 to 64 (14859), and Between 45 to 54 (14688). The median age in England and Wales was 40 years as per the 2021 census.


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 Darlington has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (17,147) followed by Routine occupations (13,399), and Semi-routine occupations (11,383). In England, Most of the population(9,172,372) have Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations, followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations(6,092,791)

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Population of Darlington over the years

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Postcodes in Darlington

The postcode district DL, TS are associated with the Darlington, and there are total 5 postcode areas (listed below). The Darlington has a total of 3251 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Darlington

Bank Top & Lascelles

Brinkburn & Faverdale




Harrowgate Hill

Haughton & Springfield

Heighington & Coniscliffe




North Road


Park East

Park West


Red Hall & Lingfield

Sadberge & Middleton St George



RegionNorth East