Useful Area information for MORLEY WOOD CLOSE, DURHAM, DH7 8UJ

Morley wood close 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 Morley wood close, County Durham, and the neighbourhood in which it resides.

We found 5 house sales in DH7 8UJ. The most recent was sold for £180,000 on 21 Nov 2019. The most expensive house purchase so far has been sold for £180,000 on 21 Nov 2019 and the lowest has been sold for £145,000 on 29 Mar 2012. 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 8UJ has a score of 15499 out of 32844.

Most recent sale

£180,000 on 21 Nov 2019

Most expensive sale

£180,000 on 21 Nov 2019

Least expensive sale

£145,000 on 29 Mar 2012

House prices

Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £180,000 on 21 Nov 2019
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £169,950 on 20 Mar 2015
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £168,000 on 11 Apr 2014
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £165,000 on 14 May 2012
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £145,000 on 29 Mar 2012

Social grade

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

17 - AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions
38 - C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions
18 - C2 - Skilled manual workers
17 - 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: 65
Mortgage: 60
Shared Ownership: 0
Council: 2
Social other: 0
Private rented: 4
Private employer: 0
Private relative: 2
Private other: 0
Rent free: 4

The most common ethnicity is White. Residents have the following ethnicities: 265 White, 0 Gypsy, 0 Indian, 0 Bangladeshi, 0 Other asian, 0 Black, 1 Mixed.

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

No passport: 32
UK: 232
Ireland: 0
Other EU: 4
Other Non EU: 0
Africa: 0
Middle East & Asia: 0
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: 265
Gypsy: 0
Indian: 0
Pakistani: 0
Bangladeshi: 0
Chinese: 0
Other Asian: 0
Black: 0
Mixed: 1
Other: 2

The most common ethnicity is White. Residents have the following ethnicities: 265 White, 0 Gypsy, 0 Indian, 0 Bangladeshi, 0 Other asian, 0 Black, 1 Mixed.

Accommodation type

Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets

Detached: 36
Semi-detached : 99
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: 220
Buddhist: 0
Hindu: 0
Jewish: 0
Muslim: 0
Sikh: 0
Other: 1
No religion: 38
Not stated: 9

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: 62
GCSES 1 to 4 any grades: 88
NVQ Level 1: 24
One A level: 78
NVQ Level 2: 48
Apprenticeship: 23
Two plus A level: 35
NVQ Level 3: 43
Degree: 26
NVQ Level 4-5: 24
Professional qualification: 36
Other vocational qualification: 52

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Household size

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

One: 43
Two: 66
Three: 20
Four: 7
Five: 1
Six: 0
Eight: 0

The median age of this location's residents is 52.0 while the mean age is 49.54851. The most frequent age group is Fourty-five to fifty-nine. These conclusions are made from the following data: 0-4 years: 7, 5-7 years: 5, 8-9 years: 7, 10-14 years: 3, 16-17 years: 0, 18-19 years: 8, 20-24 years: 9, 25-29 years: 12, 25-29 years: 12, 30-44 years: 48, 45-59 years: 68, 60-64 years: 26, 65-74 years: 43, 75-84 years: 27, 85-89 years: 4.

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 121 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.

83 had very good health and 5 had very bad in this area.

Room number

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

One: 1
Two: 0
Three: 5
Four: 48
Five: 43
Six: 23
Seven: 11
Eight: 4
Nine: 2

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


Across the UK, the gender split is equal.

Total: 268
Males: 126
Females: 142


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

Total: 268
Very good: 83
Good: 103
Fair: 59
Bad: 18
Very bad: 5

Many postcodes have been retired over the years but DH7 8UJ is not one of them and it was first introduced on 01 Dec 2011.

Geographically this area resides in -1.64217 longitude and 54.743941 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 423134 eastings and 538834 northings.

Some might find it useful that this area's grid reference number is NZ231388. The grid reference number uses cartesian coordinates.

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

Its MSOA code is E02004317, its LSOA code is E01020687, 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 -1.64217
Latitude 54.743941
Easting 423134
Northing 538834
Altitude 121

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


Locality BRANDON
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
Built Up Subdivision
Lower Layer Super Output Area County Durham 038C
Grid Ref NZ231388
District Code E06000047
London Zone
LSOA Code E01020687
MSOA Code E02004317
Middle Layer Super Output Area County Durham 038
Parish Code E04010603
Census Output Area E00104972
Constituency Code E14000641