Useful Area information for MAY LEA, DURHAM, DH7 6RH

May lea is in County Durham in the county of County Durham which resides in the North East region of England. The postcode is within the Esh and Witton Gilbert ward, which is in the constituency of City of Durham. This page is a collection of useful information for May lea, County Durham, and the neighbourhood in which it resides.

We found 10 house sales in DH7 6RH. The most recent was sold for £82,500 on 22 Dec 2015. The most expensive house purchase so far has been sold for £107,000 on 02 Nov 2007 and the lowest has been sold for £29,500 on 17 Dec 1999. If you are interested in more detailed information then keep reading as we give insights about all of them in this page later on.

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Multiple Deprivation Index


Regarding the Index of Multiple Deprivation, DH7 6RH has a score of 11216 out of 32844.

Most recent sale

£82,500 on 22 Dec 2015

Most expensive sale

£107,000 on 02 Nov 2007

Least expensive sale

£29,500 on 17 Dec 1999

House prices

Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £82,500 on 22 Dec 2015
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £59,500 on 30 Oct 2013
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £72,500 on 14 Jul 2010
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £107,000 on 02 Nov 2007
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £85,000 on 04 Jul 2007
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £67,000 on 14 Mar 2007
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £33,000 on 25 May 2001
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £29,500 on 17 Dec 1999
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £30,000 on 29 Nov 1996
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £35,500 on 07 Jun 1996

Social grade

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

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

Housing tenure

The national average of social housing is over 18%.

Owned outright: 32
Mortgage: 44
Shared Ownership: 0
Council: 30
Social other: 19
Private rented: 10
Private employer: 0
Private relative: 2
Private other: 0
Rent free: 1

The most common ethnicity is White. Residents have the following ethnicities: 272 White, 0 Gypsy, 4 Indian, 0 Bangladeshi, 1 Other asian, 0 Black, 0 Mixed.

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

No passport: 72
UK: 203
Ireland: 0
Other EU: 2
Other Non EU: 0
Africa: 0
Middle East & Asia: 1
North America & Caribbean: 0
Central America: 0
South America: 0
Antarctica & Oceania: 0
British Overseas: 0


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

White: 272
Gypsy: 0
Indian: 4
Pakistani: 0
Bangladeshi: 0
Chinese: 0
Other Asian: 1
Black: 0
Mixed: 0
Other: 1

The most common ethnicity is White. Residents have the following ethnicities: 272 White, 0 Gypsy, 4 Indian, 0 Bangladeshi, 1 Other asian, 0 Black, 0 Mixed.

Accommodation type

Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets

Detached: 5
Semi-detached : 123
Terraced: 10
Flat: 1
Converted house share: 0
Flat in commercial: 0
Caravan: 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: 205
Buddhist: 1
Hindu: 0
Jewish: 0
Muslim: 0
Sikh: 4
Other: 3
No religion: 51
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


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


Crime rank

Risk of personal victimisation



No qualification: 91
GCSES 1 to 4 any grades: 68
NVQ Level 1: 30
One A level: 49
NVQ Level 2: 40
Apprenticeship: 17
Two plus A level: 17
NVQ Level 3: 22
Degree: 19
NVQ Level 4-5: 7
Professional qualification: 18
Other vocational qualification: 41

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Household size

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

One: 54
Two: 52
Three: 16
Four: 10
Five: 5
Six: 0
Eight: 1

The median age of this location's residents is 46.0 while the mean age is 45.29496. 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: 12, 8-9 years: 3, 10-14 years: 9, 16-17 years: 9, 18-19 years: 3, 20-24 years: 10, 25-29 years: 27, 25-29 years: 27, 30-44 years: 48, 45-59 years: 54, 60-64 years: 20, 65-74 years: 36, 75-84 years: 27, 85-89 years: 6.

This location in Durham is categorised as Rural town and fringe.

Some people have different preferences regarding the altitude of areas, this postcode's altitude is 126 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.

97 had very good health and 9 had very bad in this area.

Room number

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

One: 0
Two: 2
Three: 27
Four: 40
Five: 42
Six: 13
Seven: 9
Eight: 4
Nine: 1

According to the latest census which took place in 2011, this postcode had a population of 50 people that includes overnight visitors as well as permanent residents. Furthermore, there were 24 households.


Across the UK, the gender split is equal.

Total: 278
Males: 132
Females: 146


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

Total: 278
Very good: 97
Good: 82
Fair: 60
Bad: 30
Very bad: 9

Many postcodes have been retired over the years but DH7 6RH is not one of them and it was first introduced on 01 Jan 1980.

Geographically this area resides in -1.633586 longitude and 54.810326 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 423648 eastings and 546224 northings.

Some might find it useful that this area's grid reference number is NZ236462. The grid reference number uses cartesian coordinates.

The district code of DH7 6RH is E06000047 and its county code is E11000007.

Its MSOA code is E02004310, its LSOA code is E01020681, its parish code is E04010717 and its constituency code is E14000641. 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.

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Longitude -1.633586
Latitude 54.810326
Easting 423648
Northing 546224
Altitude 126

The geographic X and Y coordinates are the approximate centre of the location covered by DH7 6RH postal code.


Street MAY LEA
District DURHAM
County County Durham
District County Durham
Ward Esh and Witton Gilbert
Country England
Constituency City of Durham
Region North East
Parish Witton Gilbert


Active true
Terminated Postcode
County Code E11000007
National Park
Built Up Area Sacriston
Built Up Subdivision Witton Gilbert
Lower Layer Super Output Area County Durham 026C
Grid Ref NZ236462
District Code E06000047
London Zone
LSOA Code E01020681
MSOA Code E02004310
Middle Layer Super Output Area County Durham 026
Parish Code E04010717
Census Output Area E00104942
Constituency Code E14000641