23,496TOTAL POPULATION
10,097HOUSEHOLDS
3.3%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£39,000AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
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BH24 POSTCODE REGION

Bournemouth (BH24)

The BH24 postcode area is located in the Bournemouth postcode town region, within the county of Hampshire, and contains a total of 1118 individual postcodes.

There are 58 electoral wards in the BH24 postcode area, including Bournemouth, Broadstone, Christchurch, Ferndown, New Milton, Poole, Ringwood, Swanage, Verwood, Wareham, Wimborne which come under the local authority of the New Forest Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 31% of people in BH24 are classed as having an AB social grade, (i.e. 'white-collar' middle-upper class), compared to 27% across the UK.

This does not mean that the people of BH24 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 92%WORKING
  • 8%UNEMPLOYED

8% of people in BH24 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 31%AB
  • 53%C2/C2
  • 16%DE

According to census records, 31% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 95%WHITE
  • 5%NON-WHITE

95% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

BH24Hampshire

Hampshire

The county of Hampshire

BH24 is located in the county of Hampshire, in England.

Hampshire has a total population of 1,829,500, making it the 5th largest county in the UK.

Hampshire has a total area of 1455 square miles, and a population density of 485 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Hampshire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeBH24
Postal TownBournemouth
MSOA NameNew Forest 012
LSOA NameNew Forest 012D
CountyHampshire
RegionHampshire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityNew Forest
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)

BH24 Electoral Wards

The postal region of BH24, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Alderholt
Ashley
Ashley Heath
Bickton
Bisterne
Bisterne Close
Blashford
Bleak Hill
Blissford
Burley
Burley Beacon
Burley Lawn
Burley Street
Camel Green
Criddlestyle
Crow
Daggons
Ebblake
Ellingham
Fordingbridge
Foulford
Fritham
Frogham
Furze Hill
Godshill
Grange Estate
Hangersley
Harbridge
Harbridge Green
Hightown
Highwood
Hyde
Ibsley
Kingston
Linford
Hampshire
Linwood
Lower Turmer
Mockbeggar
Moortown
Newgrounds
North Gorley
North Kingston
North Poulner
Ogdens
Picket Hill
Poulner
Ringwood
Ringwood Forest
Rockford
Sandford
Sandleheath
Shobley
South Gorley
St Ives
St Leonards
Stoney Cross
Stuckton
Turmer
Browse Postcodes in BH24

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Click on an outward postal code below for more information about the area. Each 'outward' postcode give you a comprehensive list of all postcodes within the outward code area (BH) and estimated address.

Click on an 'outward' code for more information. For example, the outward postcode page 'EC2M' will give you an alphabetical list covering all postcodes located in the region, from 'EC2M 1BB' through to 'EC2M 7YA'.

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Former Hampshire doctor convicted for series of sex offences

An ex doctor has been convicted of a series of sexual offences against five young people in Brighton, West Sussex, Hampshire and the West Midlands

Hampshire Chronicle

CHRONICLE COMMENT: Too high a price paid in closing Hyde Street

THE closure of Hyde Street has been the most contentious road closure since that of College Street and Kingsgate Arch in the early 1990s.

Hampshire Chronicle

Ryde seafront skatepark users fear it could close permanently

There are fears an Isle of Wight skatepark on land earmarked for regeneration could be lost.

BBC News

Portsmouth man sentenced to 18 months in prison for racially aggravated offences (Hampshire Constabulary)

A Portsmouth man has been sentenced to a year and a half in prison for racially aggravated offences which took place in the city last month. Benjamin Jay Damen, 26, of Station Road, Baffins, pleaded g&hellip

Hampshire Constabulary

Freemasons: Young people 'on waiting lists' to join notoriously secretive society

The first report by Freemasons in 300 years shows it is popular with young people.

BBC News

Theft (Hampshire Constabulary)

Today Sunday the 25th July a Renault Clio parked up at a property in Dummer has had its rear window smashed and items removed. Namely a Petrol Stihl Hedge Trimmer & Stihl Leaf blower. Value in exc&hellip

Hampshire Constabulary

Three men arrested following incident involving weapons in Southampton (Hampshire Constabulary)

Officers have arrested three people following a public order incident, involving weapons, in Palmerston Park, Southampton.We were called at 1.50pm yesterday, Thursday, 22 July, to a report of a group &hellip

Hampshire Constabulary

Could these big cats still be on the loose in Hampshire?

ARE they just urban myths or could there really be creatures as exotic as black panthers and pumas roaming our countryside?

Hampshire Chronicle

From the Postcode Area blog

Death of the High Street?

Death of the High Street?

The BBC reports that despite councils' attempts to kurb them, the UK's high streets have seen a huge growth in fast food outlets. Could this mark the death knell for the Great British high street, and what can we do about it to halt its decline?

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Discrimination by Postcode

Discrimination by Postcode

You really couldn't make it up, could you? Some of the country's most vulnerable people are missing out on their weekly £25 Cold Weather Payment, just because the system that's in operation is discriminating against them because payments are based on postcode, rather than geographic location.

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The Redesign is Underway

The Redesign is Underway

Well, the current website was absolutely in dire need of a good redesign - from the ground up. So I set out to pull it all apart and get it up and running again to become the most comprehensive guide to every postcode in the UK. And it's been a long, tough job from start to finish - and quite possibly the biggest project I've ever undertaken.

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The Impossible Challenge of Affordability

The Impossible Challenge of Affordability

No wonder the younger generation are getting more and more frustrated with money - new research has revealed that even with a 10% deposit, 25-34 year olds are struggling to afford even the CHEAPEST houses on the market. Is there a solution to the 'impossible challenge'?

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