Brookside 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 Brookside, County Durham, and the neighbourhood in which it resides.

Regarding the Index of Multiple Deprivation, DH7 6RT has a score of 23552 out of 32844.

We found 7 house sales in DH7 6RT. The most recent transaction was number 46 that sold for £180,000 on 23 Jun 2017. The most expensive house purchase so far has been number 46 that sold for £180,000 on 23 Jun 2017 and the lowest has been number 28 that sold for £81,000 on 30 Mar 2001. 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.

24 - AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions
30 - C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions
21 - C2 - Skilled manual workers
7 - 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: 330 White, 0 Gypsy, 0 Indian, 0 Bangladeshi, 0 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: 330
Gypsy: 0
Indian: 0
Pakistani: 0
Bangladeshi: 0
Chinese: 0
Other Asian: 0
Black: 0
Mixed: 0
Other: 2

Housing tenure

The national average of social housing is over 18%.

Owned outright: 89
Mortgage: 45
Shared Ownership: 0
Council: 0
Social other: 1
Private rented: 1
Private employer: 0
Private relative: 1
Private other: 0
Rent free: 1

House prices

46, BROOKSIDE, DH7 6RT, DURHAM, WITTON GILBERT, COUNTY DURHAM Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £180,000 on 23 Jun 2017
44, BROOKSIDE, DH7 6RT, DURHAM, WITTON GILBERT, COUNTY DURHAM Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £160,000 on 27 Apr 2016
26, BROOKSIDE, DH7 6RT, DURHAM, WITTON GILBERT, COUNTY DURHAM Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £145,000 on 26 Sep 2013
38, BROOKSIDE, DH7 6RT, DURHAM, WITTON GILBERT, DURHAM Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £175,000 on 20 Mar 2008
32, BROOKSIDE, DH7 6RT, DURHAM, WITTON GILBERT, DURHAM Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £145,000 on 07 Jan 2005
38, BROOKSIDE, DH7 6RT, DURHAM, WITTON GILBERT, DURHAM Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £88,000 on 03 Apr 2002
28, BROOKSIDE, DH7 6RT, DURHAM, WITTON GILBERT, DURHAM Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £81,000 on 30 Mar 2001

In 2011 this place had 46 detached houses, 86 semi-detached houses, 7 terraced houses, 0 flats, 0 converted house shares, 0 flats in commercial buildings, 0 caravans.

The most common house type here is Semi-Detached house.

Accommodation type

Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets

Detached: 46
Semi-detached : 86
Terraced: 7
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: 46
UK: 284
Ireland: 0
Other EU: 0
Other Non EU: 0
Africa: 0
Middle East & Asia: 2
North America & Caribbean: 0
Central America: 0
South America: 0
Antarctica & Oceania: 0
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: 245
Buddhist: 1
Hindu: 0
Jewish: 0
Muslim: 2
Sikh: 0
Other: 0
No religion: 68
Not stated: 16


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: 44
GCSES 1 to 4 any grades: 100
NVQ Level 1: 15
One A level: 120
NVQ Level 2: 48
Apprenticeship: 27
Two plus A level: 51
NVQ Level 3: 45
Degree: 58
NVQ Level 4-5: 22
Professional qualification: 72
Other vocational qualification: 61

The median age of this location's residents is 52.0 while the mean age is 46.39759. The most frequent age group is Fourty-five to fifty-nine. These conclusions are made from the following data: 0-4 years: 24, 5-7 years: 7, 8-9 years: 8, 10-14 years: 13, 16-17 years: 3, 18-19 years: 4, 20-24 years: 11, 25-29 years: 8, 25-29 years: 8, 30-44 years: 64, 45-59 years: 68, 60-64 years: 41, 65-74 years: 48, 75-84 years: 27, 85-89 years: 5.

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 118 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.

139 had very good health and 1 had very bad in this area.

Room number

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

One: 0
Two: 0
Three: 0
Four: 1
Five: 20
Six: 35
Seven: 43
Eight: 21
Nine: 18

According to the latest census which took place in 2011, this postcode had a population of 37 people that includes overnight visitors as well as permanent residents. Furthermore, there were 15 households.

Household size

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

One: 26
Two: 62
Three: 24
Four: 20
Five: 6
Six: 0
Eight: 0


Across the UK, the gender split is equal.

Total: 332
Males: 179
Females: 153


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

Total: 332
Very good: 139
Good: 132
Fair: 48
Bad: 12
Very bad: 1

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

Geographically this area resides in -1.63179 longitude and 54.805971 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 423766 eastings and 545740 northings.

Some might find it useful that this area's grid reference number is NZ237457. The grid reference number uses cartesian coordinates.

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

Its MSOA code is E02004310, its LSOA code is E01020680, 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.

We found 6 crimes in DH7 6RT in December 2018. Our records show that there were 1 antisocial behaviours, 2 violence and anti-social behaviours, 0 burglaries, 2 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 DH7 6RT.

Crime type Last outcome
Anti-social behaviour
Crime type Last outcome
Criminal damage and arsonInvestigation complete
Crime type Last outcome
Violence and sexual offencesUnder investigation
Crime type Last outcome
Criminal damage and arsonUnder investigation
Crime type Last outcome
Public orderFurther investigation is not in the public interest
Violence and sexual offencesUnder investigation

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Longitude -1.63179
Latitude 54.805971
Easting 423766
Northing 545740
Altitude 118
The geographic X and Y coordinates are the approximate centre of the location covered by DH7 6RT postal code.


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 026B
Grid Ref NZ237457
District Code E06000047
London Zone
LSOA Code E01020680
MSOA Code E02004310
Middle Layer Super Output Area County Durham 026
Parish Code E04010717
Census Output Area E00104945
Constituency Code E14000641