19,751TOTAL POPULATION
8,845HOUSEHOLDS
5.2%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£29,640AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
DL16 POSTCODE REGION

Darlington (DL16)

The DL16 postcode area is located in the Darlington postcode town region, within the county of Durham, and contains a total of 718 individual postcodes.

There are 13 electoral wards in the DL16 postcode area, including Barnard Castle, Bedale, Bishop Auckland, Catterick Garrison, Crook, Darlington, Ferryhill, Hawes, Leyburn, Newton Aycliffe, Northallerton, Richmond, Shildon, Spennymoor, which come under the local authority of the County Durham Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 15% of people in DL16 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 DL16 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 90%WORKING
  • 10%UNEMPLOYED

10% of people in DL16 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 15%AB
  • 51%C2/C2
  • 33%DE

According to census records, 15% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 98%WHITE
  • 2%NON-WHITE

98% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

DL16Durham

Durham

The county of Durham

DL16 is located in the county of Durham, in England.

Durham has a total population of 0, making it the largest county in the UK.

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

DL16 Electoral Wards

The postal region of DL16, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Barnard Castle
Bedale
Bishop Auckland
Catterick Garrison
Crook
Darlington
Ferryhill
Hawes
Leyburn
Newton Aycliffe
Northallerton
Richmond
Shildon
Spennymoor
Durham Postal Town Map
Outward CodeDL16
Postal TownDarlington
MSOA NameCounty Durham 052
LSOA NameCounty Durham 052E
CountyDurham
RegionDurham
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityCounty Durham
Area ClassificationLargely Rural (rural including hub towns 50-79%)
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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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