Useful Area information for VICTORIA AVENUE, DURHAM, DH7 8QH

Victoria avenue is in County Durham in the county of County Durham which resides in the North East region of England. The postcode is within the Brandon ward, which is in the constituency of City of Durham. This page is a collection of useful information for Victoria avenue, County Durham, and the neighbourhood in which it resides.

We found 11 house sales in DH7 8QH. The most recent was sold for £72,000 on 28 Aug 2009. The most expensive house purchase so far has been sold for £91,500 on 01 Aug 2005 and the lowest has been sold for £27,000 on 04 Jul 1997. 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 8QH has a score of 4739 out of 32844.

Most recent sale

£72,000 on 28 Aug 2009

Most expensive sale

£91,500 on 01 Aug 2005

Least expensive sale

£27,000 on 04 Jul 1997

House prices

Leasehold, Terraced house Sold for £72,000 on 28 Aug 2009
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £91,500 on 01 Aug 2005
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £85,000 on 22 Jul 2005
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £48,125 on 07 Jan 2005
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £30,500 on 24 Sep 2004
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £65,000 on 09 Jul 2004
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £58,000 on 11 Aug 2003
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £71,000 on 25 Jul 2003
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £44,500 on 26 Jul 2002
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £43,000 on 11 Apr 2001
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £27,000 on 04 Jul 1997

Social grade

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

5 - AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions
20 - C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions
34 - C2 - Skilled manual workers
42 - 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: 18
Mortgage: 49
Shared Ownership: 0
Council: 49
Social other: 2
Private rented: 8
Private employer: 0
Private relative: 2
Private other: 0
Rent free: 1

The most common ethnicity is White. Residents have the following ethnicities: 329 White, 0 Gypsy, 0 Indian, 0 Bangladeshi, 4 Other asian, 0 Black, 2 Mixed.

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

No passport: 99
UK: 233
Ireland: 0
Other EU: 3
Other Non EU: 0
Africa: 0
Middle East & Asia: 3
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: 329
Gypsy: 0
Indian: 0
Pakistani: 0
Bangladeshi: 0
Chinese: 0
Other Asian: 4
Black: 0
Mixed: 2
Other: 2

The most common ethnicity is White. Residents have the following ethnicities: 329 White, 0 Gypsy, 0 Indian, 0 Bangladeshi, 4 Other asian, 0 Black, 2 Mixed.

Accommodation type

Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets

Detached: 6
Semi-detached : 119
Terraced: 3
Flat: 2
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: 232
Buddhist: 2
Hindu: 0
Jewish: 0
Muslim: 4
Sikh: 0
Other: 2
No religion: 68
Not stated: 29

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: 80
GCSES 1 to 4 any grades: 96
NVQ Level 1: 39
One A level: 44
NVQ Level 2: 71
Apprenticeship: 20
Two plus A level: 17
NVQ Level 3: 31
Degree: 14
NVQ Level 4-5: 7
Professional qualification: 12
Other vocational qualification: 54

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Household size

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

One: 31
Two: 42
Three: 20
Four: 24
Five: 8
Six: 3
Eight: 0

The median age of this location's residents is 35.0 while the mean age is 35.2641. The most frequent age group is Thirty to fourty-four. These conclusions are made from the following data: 0-4 years: 21, 5-7 years: 25, 8-9 years: 6, 10-14 years: 28, 16-17 years: 7, 18-19 years: 6, 20-24 years: 24, 25-29 years: 19, 25-29 years: 19, 30-44 years: 79, 45-59 years: 63, 60-64 years: 16, 65-74 years: 24, 75-84 years: 13, 85-89 years: 1.

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 114 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.

140 had very good health and 6 had very bad in this area.

Room number

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

One: 0
Two: 0
Three: 2
Four: 14
Five: 61
Six: 43
Seven: 6
Eight: 2
Nine: 1

According to the latest census which took place in 2011, this postcode had a population of 70 people that includes overnight visitors as well as permanent residents. Furthermore, there were 28 households.


Across the UK, the gender split is equal.

Total: 337
Males: 158
Females: 179


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

Total: 337
Very good: 140
Good: 112
Fair: 59
Bad: 20
Very bad: 6

Many postcodes have been retired over the years but DH7 8QH is not one of them and it was first introduced on 01 Jan 1980.

Geographically this area resides in -1.62656 longitude and 54.75227 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 424134 eastings and 539766 northings.

Some might find it useful that this area's grid reference number is NZ241397. The grid reference number uses cartesian coordinates.

The district code of DH7 8QH is E06000047 and its county code is E11000007.

Its MSOA code is E02004317, its LSOA code is E01020686, its parish code is E04010603 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 -1.62656
Latitude 54.75227
Easting 424134
Northing 539766
Altitude 114

The geographic X and Y coordinates are the approximate centre of the location covered by DH7 8QH postal code.


Locality BRANDON
District DURHAM
County County Durham
District County Durham
Ward Brandon
Country England
Constituency City of Durham
Region North East
Parish Brandon and Byshottles


Active true
Terminated Postcode
County Code E11000007
National Park
Built Up Area Brandon (County Durham)
Built Up Subdivision
Lower Layer Super Output Area County Durham 038B
Grid Ref NZ241397
District Code E06000047
London Zone
LSOA Code E01020686
MSOA Code E02004317
Middle Layer Super Output Area County Durham 038
Parish Code E04010603
Census Output Area E00104979
Constituency Code E14000641