Higher brooks is in Mendip in the county of Somerset which resides in the South West region of England. The postcode is within the Street South ward, which is in the constituency of Wells. This page is a collection of useful information for Higher brooks, Mendip, and the neighbourhood in which it resides.

Regarding the Index of Multiple Deprivation, BA16 0TX has a score of 28391 out of 32844.

We found 11 house sales in BA16 0TX. The most recent transaction was number CEDARS that sold for £454,000 on 04 Sep 2015. The most expensive house purchase so far has been number FRASSINO HOUSE that sold for £475,000 on 23 Jul 2015 and the lowest has been number PRIMROSE GARDEN that sold for £79,650 on 01 Nov 2000. If you are interested in more detailed information then keep reading as we give insights about all of them in this page later on.

Social grade

The figures shown are per-household between the ages of 16-64.

14 - AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions
38 - C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions
20 - C2 - Skilled manual workers
17 - DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers

The most common ethnicity is White. Residents have the following ethnicities: 325 White, 0 Gypsy, 1 Indian, 0 Bangladeshi, 2 Other asian, 0 Black, 0 Mixed.


According to the 2011 Census, the UK population claims itself as 87% white. The second largest group are asian 6% and black 3%.

White: 325
Gypsy: 0
Indian: 1
Pakistani: 0
Bangladeshi: 0
Chinese: 0
Other Asian: 2
Black: 0
Mixed: 0
Other: 0

Housing tenure

The national average of social housing is over 18%.

Owned outright: 68
Mortgage: 42
Shared Ownership: 1
Council: 2
Social other: 3
Private rented: 16
Private employer: 0
Private relative: 0
Private other: 0
Rent free: 2

House prices

CEDARS, HIGHER BROOKS, BA16 0TX, STREET, MENDIP Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £454,000 on 04 Sep 2015
FRASSINO HOUSE, HIGHER BROOKS, BA16 0TX, STREET, MENDIP Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £475,000 on 23 Jul 2015
CASAMIA, HIGHER BROOKS, BA16 0TX, STREET, MENDIP Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £450,000 on 10 Oct 2014
CLOUDS HILL, HIGHER BROOKS, BA16 0TX, STREET, MENDIP Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £285,000 on 15 Aug 2014
CEDARS, HIGHER BROOKS, BA16 0TX, STREET, MENDIP Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £426,000 on 10 Jan 2014
ALBION HOUSE, HIGHER BROOKS, BA16 0TX, STREET, MENDIP Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £365,000 on 25 May 2012
ROSHANI, HIGHER BROOKS, BA16 0TX, STREET, MENDIP Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £385,000 on 16 Aug 2010
CLOUDS HILL, HIGHER BROOKS, BA16 0TX, STREET, MENDIP Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £249,950 on 19 Sep 2003
ALBION HOUSE, HIGHER BROOKS, BA16 0TX, STREET, STREET, MENDIP Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £155,000 on 07 May 2002
PRIMROSE GARDEN, HIGHER BROOKS, BA16 0TX, STREET, MENDIP Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £79,650 on 01 Nov 2000
PINEWOOD, HIGHER BROOKS, BA16 0TX, STREET, STREET, MENDIP Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £180,000 on 19 Jul 1996

In 2011 this place had 64 detached houses, 49 semi-detached houses, 30 terraced houses, 0 flats, 0 converted house shares, 0 flats in commercial buildings, 0 caravans.

The most common house type here is Detached house.

Accommodation type

Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets

Detached: 64
Semi-detached : 49
Terraced: 30
Flat: 0
Converted house share: 0
Flat in commercial: 0
Caravan: 0


Please bear in mind that an individual may hold one or more passports.

No passport: 61
UK: 258
Ireland: 2
Other EU: 7
Other Non EU: 1
Africa: 0
Middle East & Asia: 0
North America & Caribbean: 0
Central America: 0
South America: 0
Antarctica & Oceania: 2
British Overseas: 0


The UK is mainly a Christian country, with 59% of residents. 25% of the population claim to have no religion. 4% of the population identify themselves as Muslim, 1.3% Hindu, 0.7% Sikh, 0.5% Jewish, 0.4% Buddhist, and 0.4% as other religions, while the remaining 7.2% did not state their religious views.

Christian: 238
Buddhist: 1
Hindu: 1
Jewish: 0
Muslim: 0
Sikh: 0
Other: 3
No religion: 71
Not stated: 14


Income rank


Proportion of the population experiencing deprivation relating to low income

Employment rank


Proportion of the working-age population in an area involuntarily excluded from the labour market

Education skills rank


Lack of attainment skills in local population

Health rank


Risk of premature death and the impairment of quality of life

Crime rank


Risk of personal victimisation

Living environment rank


Measures the quality of the local environment

Income affecting children rank


Proportion of all children aged 0 to 15 living in income deprived families

Income affecting older rank


Proportion of all those aged 60 or over who experience income deprivation.

Children rank


Attainment of qualifications among children

Adult skill rank


Lack of qualifications in the resident working-age adult population

Geographical barrier rank


Physical proximity of local services

Wider barrier rank


Accessability of housing due to affordability

Indoor rank


Quality of housing

Outdoor rank


E.g. Air quality, road accidents


No qualification: 51
GCSES 1 to 4 any grades: 111
NVQ Level 1: 29
One A level: 100
NVQ Level 2: 54
Apprenticeship: 22
Two plus A level: 29
NVQ Level 3: 37
Degree: 31
NVQ Level 4-5: 16
Professional qualification: 32
Other vocational qualification: 59

The median age of this location's residents is 47.0 while the mean age is 44.57317. The most frequent age group is Fourty-five to fifty-nine. These conclusions are made from the following data: 0-4 years: 11, 5-7 years: 10, 8-9 years: 6, 10-14 years: 18, 16-17 years: 10, 18-19 years: 7, 20-24 years: 20, 25-29 years: 17, 25-29 years: 17, 30-44 years: 45, 45-59 years: 69, 60-64 years: 30, 65-74 years: 42, 75-84 years: 26, 85-89 years: 7.

This location in Street is categorised as Urban city and town.

Some people have different preferences regarding the altitude of areas, this postcode's altitude is 53 metres above sea level. Areas at higher altitudes could be more favourable due to the expected rise of sea levels in the not so distant future.

144 had very good health and 3 had very bad in this area.

Room number

This data lists the total number of room each house have.

One: 0
Two: 0
Three: 1
Four: 11
Five: 40
Six: 31
Seven: 20
Eight: 18
Nine: 13

According to the latest census which took place in 2011, this postcode had a population of 36 people that includes overnight visitors as well as permanent residents. Furthermore, there were 14 households.

Household size

This data lists the total number of people normally resident within each household.

One: 28
Two: 54
Three: 24
Four: 21
Five: 6
Six: 1
Eight: 0


Across the UK, the gender split is equal.

Total: 328
Males: 163
Females: 165


Health is usually influenced by age and the affluence of a neighbourhood, since deprived areas often showing poorer standards of health.

Total: 328
Very good: 144
Good: 126
Fair: 45
Bad: 10
Very bad: 3

Many postcodes have been retired over the years but BA16 0TX is not one of them and it was first introduced on 31 Jul 1993.

Geographically this area resides in -2.744014 longitude and 51.110358 latitude.

If you are interested in getting to know more about the location codes of this area then it might also be valuable that it resides 348012 eastings and 134825 northings.

Some might find it useful that this area's grid reference number is ST480348. The grid reference number uses cartesian coordinates.

The district code of BA16 0TX is E07000187 and its county code is E10000027.

Its MSOA code is E02006058, its LSOA code is E01029074, its parish code is E04008589 and its constituency code is E14001026. These codes can come handy when you want to find out more about this location as not all services work with postcode.

Furthermore this area is in a national park.

We found 4 crimes in BA16 0TX in December 2018. Our records show that there were 0 antisocial behaviours, 1 violence and anti-social behaviours, 1 burglaries, 0 criminal damage and arsons, 0 drugs and 0 vehicle crimes. For more detailed analysis please continue reading as we have data for each crime type and all the nearby streets, close to BA16 0TX.

Crime type Last outcome
Violence and sexual offencesUnable to prosecute suspect
Crime type Last outcome
BurglaryUnder investigation
Other theftUnder investigation
Crime type Last outcome
Other theftUnable to prosecute suspect

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Longitude -2.744014
Latitude 51.110358
Easting 348012
Northing 134825
Altitude 53
The geographic X and Y coordinates are the approximate centre of the location covered by BA16 0TX postal code.


Locality STREET
District MENDIP
County Somerset
District Mendip
Ward Street South
Country England
Constituency Wells
Region South West
Parish Street


Active true
Terminated Postcode
County Code E10000027
National Park
Built Up Area
Built Up Subdivision
Lower Layer Super Output Area Mendip 012D
Grid Ref ST480348
District Code E07000187
London Zone
LSOA Code E01029074
MSOA Code E02006058
Middle Layer Super Output Area Mendip 012
Parish Code E04008589
Census Output Area E00148073
Constituency Code E14001026