Alum waters 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 Alum waters, County Durham, and the neighbourhood in which it resides.

Regarding the Index of Multiple Deprivation, DH7 7JP has a score of 5846 out of 32844.

We found 3 house sales in DH7 7JP. The most recent transaction was number PRIMROSE SIDE COTTAGE that sold for £265,000 on 15 Nov 2013. The most expensive house purchase so far has been number PRIMROSE SIDE COTTAGE that sold for £265,000 on 15 Nov 2013 and the lowest has been number BLEACH GREEN FARM that sold for £137,500 on 15 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.

Multiple Deprivation Index


Social grade

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

11 - AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions
19 - C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions
12 - C2 - Skilled manual workers
33 - 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: 260 White, 0 Gypsy, 0 Indian, 0 Bangladeshi, 0 Other asian, 1 Black, 1 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: 260
Gypsy: 0
Indian: 0
Pakistani: 0
Bangladeshi: 0
Chinese: 0
Other Asian: 0
Black: 1
Mixed: 1
Other: 4

Housing tenure

The national average of social housing is over 18%.

Owned outright: 31
Mortgage: 20
Shared Ownership: 0
Council: 63
Social other: 1
Private rented: 7
Private employer: 0
Private relative: 0
Private other: 0
Rent free: 1

House prices

PRIMROSE SIDE COTTAGE, ALUM WATERS, DH7 7JP, DURHAM, NEW BRANCEPETH, COUNTY DURHAM Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £265,000 on 15 Nov 2013
PRIMROSE SIDE COTTAGE, ALUM WATERS, DH7 7JP, DURHAM, NEW BRANCEPETH, COUNTY DURHAM Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £170,000 on 11 Jul 2003
BLEACH GREEN FARM, ALUM WATERS, DH7 7JP, DURHAM, NEW BRANCEPETH, DURHAM Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £137,500 on 15 Jul 1997

In 2011 this place had 17 detached houses, 61 semi-detached houses, 47 terraced houses, 1 flats, 0 converted house shares, 0 flats in commercial buildings, 1 caravans.

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

Accommodation type

Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets

Detached: 17
Semi-detached : 61
Terraced: 47
Flat: 1
Converted house share: 0
Flat in commercial: 0
Caravan: 1


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

No passport: 102
UK: 163
Ireland: 0
Other EU: 1
Other Non EU: 0
Africa: 0
Middle East & Asia: 0
North America & Caribbean: 0
Central America: 0
South America: 0
Antarctica & Oceania: 1
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: 205
Buddhist: 0
Hindu: 0
Jewish: 0
Muslim: 5
Sikh: 0
Other: 1
No religion: 48
Not stated: 7


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: 102
GCSES 1 to 4 any grades: 50
NVQ Level 1: 15
One A level: 36
NVQ Level 2: 25
Apprenticeship: 9
Two plus A level: 19
NVQ Level 3: 21
Degree: 17
NVQ Level 4-5: 10
Professional qualification: 18
Other vocational qualification: 25

The median age of this location's residents is 47.0 while the mean age is 42.52256. The most frequent age group is Fourty-five to fifty-nine. These conclusions are made from the following data: 0-4 years: 16, 5-7 years: 16, 8-9 years: 9, 10-14 years: 14, 16-17 years: 6, 18-19 years: 4, 20-24 years: 8, 25-29 years: 15, 25-29 years: 15, 30-44 years: 40, 45-59 years: 56, 60-64 years: 17, 65-74 years: 38, 75-84 years: 24, 85-89 years: 3.

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 91 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.

108 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: 2
Three: 3
Four: 23
Five: 66
Six: 14
Seven: 5
Eight: 3
Nine: 7

According to the latest census which took place in 2011, this postcode had a population of 6 people that includes overnight visitors as well as permanent residents. Furthermore, there were 3 households.

Household size

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

One: 40
Two: 48
Three: 16
Four: 14
Five: 4
Six: 1
Eight: 0


Across the UK, the gender split is equal.

Total: 266
Males: 129
Females: 137


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

Total: 266
Very good: 108
Good: 87
Fair: 43
Bad: 25
Very bad: 3

Many postcodes have been retired over the years but DH7 7JP is not one of them and it was first introduced on 01 Jan 1980.

Geographically this area resides in -1.631486 longitude and 54.765854 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 423809 eastings and 541276 northings.

Some might find it useful that this area's grid reference number is NZ238412. The grid reference number uses cartesian coordinates.

The district code of DH7 7JP is E06000047 and its county code is E11000007.

Its MSOA code is E02004317, its LSOA code is E01020689, 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.

We found 17 crimes in DH7 7JP in December 2018. Our records show that there were 7 antisocial behaviours, 6 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 DH7 7JP.

Crime type Last outcome
Violence and sexual offencesAwaiting court outcome
Violence and sexual offencesAwaiting court outcome
Violence and sexual offencesLocal resolution
Crime type Last outcome
Anti-social behaviour
Anti-social behaviour
Other crimeLocal resolution
Violence and sexual offencesLocal resolution
Crime type Last outcome
Anti-social behaviour
Crime type Last outcome
Anti-social behaviour
Anti-social behaviour
Anti-social behaviour
Other crimeFurther investigation is not in the public interest
Crime type Last outcome
Violence and sexual offencesUnable to prosecute suspect
Violence and sexual offencesUnder investigation
Crime type Last outcome
Anti-social behaviour
BurglaryInvestigation complete
Crime type Last outcome
Other theftInvestigation complete

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Longitude -1.631486
Latitude 54.765854
Easting 423809
Northing 541276
Altitude 91
The geographic X and Y coordinates are the approximate centre of the location covered by DH7 7JP postal code.


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
Built Up Subdivision
Lower Layer Super Output Area County Durham 038E
Grid Ref NZ238412
District Code E06000047
London Zone
LSOA Code E01020689
MSOA Code E02004317
Middle Layer Super Output Area County Durham 038
Parish Code E04010603
Census Output Area E00104973
Constituency Code E14000641