30,122TOTAL POPULATION
12,115HOUSEHOLDS
3.0%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£40,560AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME

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DT11 POSTCODE REGION

Dorchester (DT11)

The DT11 postcode area is located in the Dorchester postcode town region, within the county of Dorset, and contains a total of 1306 individual postcodes.

There are 125 electoral wards in the DT11 postcode area, including Beaminster, Blandford Forum, Bridport, Dorchester, Lyme Regis, Portland, Sherborne, Sturminster Newton, Weymouth which come under the local authority of the North Dorset Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 26% of people in DT11 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 DT11 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


The DT11 postcode is in the Dorchester district of Dorset, England. It is a civil parish located in the North Dorset administrative area, within the South West England region.

The area offers a diverse range of accommodation, ranging from traditional country cottages to modern apartments. There is a variety of shops, services, and entertainment venues in the area, including supermarkets, fish and chip shops, and cinemas.

DT11 is home to several parks, such as Legg Lane Recreation Ground and Brewers Hill, offering activities for children and adults alike. It also has several sports facilities, such as Dorchester Town Football Club, as well as an array of activities, from hiking and golf to sailing and cycling, among others.

DT11 boasts many historic sights, such as The Keep, Maumbury Rings, and Dorchester Town Hall. Around the area, youll find a beautiful blend of culture, history and modernity, with plenty of museums, galleries, and interactive exhibitions, as well as many restaurants and pubs.

DT11 is also well-connected, with excellent public transport links including regular buses and a train station. It is easily accessible by car, with the A37 and A35 nearby. It also has two railway stations on the Heart of Wessex Line, providing direct connections to Bournemouth, Bristol, and Weymouth.

The postcode is nearby to a number of highly rated schools, generally making it a great area for families. It also boasts a number of residential care homes, providing elderly residents with specialist care.

To sum up, DT11 postcode in the Dorchester district is a great place to live, with plenty of activities for all ages and tastes. It is well-connected, allowing residents to easily access surrounding towns, and is home to a range of well-respected schools.


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Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 91%WORKING
  • 9%UNEMPLOYED

9% of people in DT11 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 26%AB
  • 56%C2/C2
  • 18%DE

According to census records, 26% 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%.

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DT11Dorset

Dorset

The county of Dorset

DT11 is located in the county of Dorset, in England.

Dorset has a total population of 771,900, making it the 31st largest county in the UK.

Dorset has a total area of 1024 square miles, and a population density of 290 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Dorset Postal Town Map
Outward CodeDT11
Postal TownDorchester
MSOA NameNorth Dorset 008
LSOA NameNorth Dorset 008C
CountyDorset
RegionDorset
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityNorth Dorset
Area ClassificationMainly Rural (rural including hub towns >=80%)

DT11 Electoral Wards

The postal region of DT11, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Aller
Almer
Anderson
Ansty Cross
Ash (near Stourpaine)
Ashmore
Bagber
Bedchester
Belchalwell
Belchalwell Street
Blandford Camp
Blandford Forum
Blandford St Mary
Bramblecombe
Broad Oak
Bryanston
Cashmoor
Charlton Marshall
Charlton on the Hill
Cheselbourne
Chettle
Child Okeford
Combe Almer
Corfe Mullen
Cowgrove
Cranborne Chase
Cross Lanes
Dean
Deanend
Dewlish
Droop
Dorset
Durweston
East Orchard
Farnham
Farrington
Fiddleford
Fifehead Neville
Fifehead St Quintin
Fontmell Magna
Fontmell Parva
Gold Hill
Gussage St Andrew
Gussage St Michael
Hammoon
Hanford
Hedge End
Hemsworth
Henbury
Higher Ansty
Higher Whatcombe
Hilton
Hinton St Mary
Hogstock
Ibberton
Iwerne Courtney (Shroton)
Iwerne Minster
Kingston
Langton Long Blandford
Leigh
Little Ansty (Pleck)
Littleton
Long Crichel
Lower Ansty
Lower Blandford St Mary
Lower Whatcombe
Manston
Manswood
Mapperton
Melcombe Bingham
Milborne St Andrew
Milton Abbas
Minchington
Newton
Newton Peveril
New Town
Okeford Fitzpaine
Pimperne
Pleck
Pleck (Little Ansty)
Puxey
Rivers' Corner
Rixon
Rolls Mill
Shapwick
Shillingstone
Shroton (Iwerne Courtney)
Sleight
Spetisbury
Stoke Wake
Stourpaine
Stubhampton
Sturminster Common
Sturminster Marshall
Sturminster Newton
Sutton Waldron
Tadden
Tarrant Crawford
Tarrant Gunville
Tarrant Hinton
Tarrant Keyneston
Tarrant Launceston
Tarrant Monkton
Tarrant Rushton
The Bridge
The Common
Thornicombe
Tollard Farnham
Tollard Royal
Turnworth
Walton Elm
Well Bottom
West End
West Orchard
Winterborne Clenston
Winterborne Houghton
Winterborne Kingston
Winterborne Muston
Winterborne Stickland
Winterborne Tomson
Winterborne Whitechurch
Winterborne Zelston
Witchampton
Woodcutts
Woodrow
Woolland
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