20,768TOTAL POPULATION
9,121HOUSEHOLDS
2.9%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£33,280AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME

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DT9 POSTCODE REGION

Dorchester (DT9)

The DT9 postcode area is located in the Dorchester postcode town region, within the county of Dorset, and contains a total of 1064 individual postcodes.

There are 105 electoral wards in the DT9 postcode area, including Beaminster, Blandford Forum, Bridport, Dorchester, Lyme Regis, Portland, Sherborne, Sturminster Newton, Weymouth which come under the local authority of the West Dorset Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 28% of people in DT9 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 DT9 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.


The DT9 postcode is a postcode area that covers part of the Dorchester district in the county of Dorset in south-west England. It mainly covers the area to the west of Dorchester town, including the nearby villages and hamlets of Higher Bockhampton, Corscombe, Maiden Newton, West Lulworth and East Lulworth.

The area is served by a number of schools including Maiden Newton Primary, Winyates Primary, and the Thomas Hardye School, a highly successful Upper School. The area also has some larger attractions, including Lulworth Castle, Lulworth Cove and the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site.

The area features beautiful countryside, with rolling hills, picturesque villages, and plenty of walking and cycling routes to enjoy. It is situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty, within easy reach of Dorchester and the Jurassic Coast.

The area has a range of local services including shops, pubs and restaurants. There are also several major retail outlets, such as Lidl, Screwfix and Matalan, and a number of other businesses.

The area is served by the A352 main road, which runs from Dorchester to the town of Bridport, and by the A35. Public transport links are provided by several bus routes, as well as a rail link to Dorchester South Station.

The area has strong internet access with good speeds, and mobile phone coverage is generally good.

TheDT9 postcode is an idyllic part of Dorset, conveniently located close to a range of amenities, whilst also providing plenty of opportunities for outdoor adventures.


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Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 91%WORKING
  • 9%UNEMPLOYED

9% of people in DT9 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 28%AB
  • 53%C2/C2
  • 19%DE

According to census records, 28% 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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DT9Dorset

Dorset

The county of Dorset

DT9 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 CodeDT9
Postal TownDorchester
MSOA NameWest Dorset 001
LSOA NameWest Dorset 001C
CountyDorset
RegionDorset
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityWest Dorset
Area ClassificationMainly Rural (rural including hub towns >=80%)

DT9 Electoral Wards

The postal region of DT9, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Abbas Combe
Adber
Alweston
Beaulieu Wood
Beer Hackett
Bishop's Caundle
Bishop's Down
Borough The
Boys Hill
Bradford Abbas
Brockhampton Green
Caundle Marsh
Charlton Horethorne
Chetnole
Chilton Cantelo
Clifton Maybank
Combe Throop
Corton Denham
Crouch Hill
Drive End
Duntish
East End
Folke
Girt
Glanvilles Wootton
Goathill
Gore
Dorset
Hamlet
Haydon
Heaven's Door
Henstridge
Henstridge Ash
Henstridge Bowden
Hermitage
Higher Sandford
Higher Totnell
Hinton
Holnest
Holway
Holwell
Horsington
Kingsbury Regis
Knighton
Leigh
Lillington
Little Weston
Longburton
Marston Magna
Melbury Bubb
Melbury Osmond
Melbury Sampford
Middlemarsh
Milborne Port
Milborne Wick
Mudford
Nether Compton
New Town
North Cheriton
North Wootton
Oborne
Osehill Green
Over Compton
Packers Hill
Parkway
Pimperne
Pleck
Poyntington
Pulham
Purse Caundle
Queen Camel
Rimpton
Ryme Intrinseca
Sandford Orcas
Sandhills
Sherborne
Sigwells
Silver Knap
South Cadbury
South Cheriton
Stafford's Green
Stalbridge Weston
Stallen
Stockwood
Stourton Caundle
Stowell
Sutton Montis
Templecombe
Thornford
Three Gates
Tiley
Totnell
Town's End
Towns End
Trent
Up Mudford
Wales
West Camel
Weston Bampfylde
West Pulham
Whitchurch
Whitcombe
Wilkin Throop
Yenston
Yeo
Yetminster
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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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