17,209TOTAL POPULATION
7,328HOUSEHOLDS
4.6%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£38,480AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
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DL2 POSTCODE REGION

Darlington (DL2)

The DL2 postcode area is located in the Darlington postcode town region, within the county of Durham, and contains a total of 888 individual postcodes.

There are 117 electoral wards in the DL2 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 Darlington Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 28% of people in DL2 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 DL2 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

  • 90%WORKING
  • 10%UNEMPLOYED

10% of people in DL2 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 28%AB
  • 54%C2/C2
  • 18%DE

According to census records, 28% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 96%WHITE
  • 4%NON-WHITE

96% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

DL2Durham

Durham

The county of Durham

DL2 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.

Durham Postal Town Map
Outward CodeDL2
Postal TownDarlington
MSOA NameDarlington 015
LSOA NameDarlington 015C
CountyDurham
RegionDurham
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityDarlington
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town

DL2 Electoral Wards

The postal region of DL2, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Aldbrough St John
Archdeacon Newton
Aycliffe Village
Barmpton
Barningham
Barton
Beaumont Hill
Bildershaw
Bishopton
Black Banks
Blackwell
Bolam
Brafferton
Branksome
Caldwell
Carlbury
Cleasby
Cleatlam
Cliffe
Richmondshire
Coal Bank
Coatham Mundeville
Cockerton
Cockfield
Croft-on-Tees
Dalton
Richmondshire
Dalton-on-Tees
Darlington
Denton
Eastbourne
East Layton
Elstob
Eppleby
Eryholme
Esperley Lane Ends
Evenwood Gate
Faverdale
Firth Moor
Forcett
Foxton
Gainford
Gayles
Gilling Beck
Girsby
Great Burdon
Great Stainton
Greta Bridge
Harrowgate Hill
Harrowgate Village
Haughton Le Skerne
Headlam
Heighington
High Coniscliffe
High Worsall
Hilton
Houghton Bank
Houghton-le-Side
Hummersknott
Hurworth-on-Tees
Hurworth Place
Hutton Magna
Ingleton
Killerby
Langton
Lingfield
Little Newsham
Little Stainton
Longnewton
Low Coniscliffe
Low Dinsdale
Low Walworth
Manfield
Melsonby
Merrybent
Middleton One Row
Middleton St George
Monk End
Morton Tinmouth
Mowden
Neasham
Newsham
Newton Aycliffe
Newton Ketton
Newton Morrell
Oak Tree
Old Stillington
Ovington
Piercebridge
Preston-le-Skerne
Ravensworth
Redmarshall
Redworth
Rise Carr
Royal Oak
Sadberge
School Aycliffe
Shotton
Skerne
Skerne Park
Sockburn
Staindrop
Stanwick St John
Stapleton
Stillington
Summerhouse
Tees
Wackerfield
Walworth
Walworth Gate
West Layton
Whinfield
Whinny Hill
Whitton
Whorlton
Winston
Woodham Burn
Wycliffe
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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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