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IntroductionDH2 2HX

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the DH2 2HX postcode area in Durham.

We've got loads of statistics for DH2 2HX, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsDH2 2HX

What social class do the population of DH2 2HX belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is DH2 2HX in Durham, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about DH2 2HX from the Census 2011.


  • 23%Children
  • 76%Adults

23% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 8% are aged 76 or more.


  • 51.6%Male
  • 48.4%Female

From the last census, 51.6% of people in DH22HX male, and 48.4% female. Men outnumber women in Chester-le-Street North and East.


  • 10%AB
  • 49%C2/C2
  • 41%DE

According to census records, 10% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 32%SINGLE
  • 43%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in DH2 2HX is 32%. Single and 'other' people is 67%.


  • 99%WHITE

99% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 88.2%WORKING

6.7% are either unemployed or students in this area. The UK unemployment rate is 4%.

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People and Demographics

People and Demographics


An in-depth look at the demographic data of the people who live in DH2 2HX, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

DH2 2HX Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around DH2 2HX, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in DH2 2HX

Constituency & Democracy Information


Find out the voting intentions, poll results, your local MP, 2015 election results and voting turnout for your local constituency.

DH2 2HX Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around DH2 2HX reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

DH2 2HX Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area DH22HX. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in DH2 2HX

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the DH2 2HX area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near DH2 2HX

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to DH2 2HX.

Travel around DH2 2HX

Traffic and Travel Reports

Traffic Reports

Don't let traffic become a pain in the bumper. The latest road traffic incidents & traffic jams around this postcode.

Traffic near DH2 2HX

Taxis and Minicabs

Taxi Firms

Book a taxi and leave the car at home. Here's a list of taxi and mini cab companies operating in the DH2 2HX area.

Taxis near DH2 2HX

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near DH2 2HX, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near DH2 2HX

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near DH2 2HX


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around DH2 2HX.

What's on near DH2 2HX

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near DH2 2HX, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near DH2 2HX

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area DH2 2HX.

Hotels near DH2 2HX

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near DH2 2HX, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information DH2 2HX

Local Amenities

Banks near DH2 2HX


Find the nearest bank or building society in DH2 2HX. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near DH2 2HX

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the DH2 2HX postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near DH2 2HX



The nearest schools in the DH2 2HX area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near DH2 2HX

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

Shop until you drop at a retail park or shopping centre near here. There's nothing quite like a bit of retail therapy.

Shopping Centres DH2 2HX

Police Stations

Police Stations

Report a crime or make an enquiry at your local police station or constabulary in your area. Phone 101 in a non-emergency.

Police Stations in DH2 2HX


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near DH2 2HX.

Emergencies in DH2 2HX

Post Offices

Post Offices

Whether you want to send a letter, make a Post Office transaction or pop a letter in the local postbox, we've got you covered.

Post Offices in DH2 2HX



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around DH2 2HX. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Libraries in DH2 2HX

Essential InformationDH2 2HX

DH22HX Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeDH2 2HX
Postal TownDurham
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationLargely Rural (rural including hub towns 50-79%)

DH22HX Postal District

Compass Postal District

DH2 2HX postcode is located in the postal town of Durham. Durham postal area may cover a large geographical region that may correspond to several postal districts, which may include many towns and/or villages. Use the map to determine the geographical location of the postcode DH2 2HX.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Chester-le-Street1.3 miles SE
Craghead3.4 miles W
Washington3.7 miles NE
Tanfield4.7 miles W
West Rainton4.8 miles E
Houghton Le Spring4.8 miles E
Witton Gilbert4.9 miles SW
Langley Park5.5 miles SW
Gateshead5.7 miles N
Burnopfield5.7 miles W
Annfield Plain6 miles W
Kyo6 miles W
Felling6.3 miles N
Hetton Le Hole6.3 miles E
Low Moorsley6.5 miles E
London241 miles SE
Glasgow123 miles NW
Edinburgh98 miles NW
Cardiff243 miles S
Liverpool116 miles SW
Southampton274 miles S
Saint Ives279 miles S

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