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

Regarding the Index of Multiple Deprivation, DH7 7LL has a score of 22431 out of 32844.

We found 7 house sales in DH7 7LL. The most recent transaction was number LYNDEN HOUSE that sold for £150,000 on 26 Oct 2017. The most expensive house purchase so far has been number THE SHEILING that sold for £200,000 on 22 Jul 2011 and the lowest has been number THE HAWTHORNS that sold for £44,000 on 12 Jul 1996. 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.

23 - AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions
20 - C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions
23 - C2 - Skilled manual workers
13 - 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: 257 White, 0 Gypsy, 0 Indian, 0 Bangladeshi, 1 Other asian, 0 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: 257
Gypsy: 0
Indian: 0
Pakistani: 0
Bangladeshi: 0
Chinese: 0
Other Asian: 1
Black: 0
Mixed: 1
Other: 5

Housing tenure

The national average of social housing is over 18%.

Owned outright: 56
Mortgage: 42
Shared Ownership: 0
Council: 3
Social other: 0
Private rented: 10
Private employer: 0
Private relative: 2
Private other: 0
Rent free: 0

House prices

LYNDEN HOUSE, DH7 7LL, DURHAM, USHAW MOOR, COUNTY DURHAM Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £150,000 on 26 Oct 2017
THE SHEILING, DH7 7LL, DURHAM, USHAW MOOR, COUNTY DURHAM Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £200,000 on 22 Jul 2011
LORETO, DH7 7LL, DURHAM, USHAW MOOR, DURHAM Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £164,950 on 20 Aug 2007
TI GWENN, DH7 7LL, DURHAM, USHAW MOOR, DURHAM Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £155,750 on 21 Jan 2005
THE HAWTHORNS, DH7 7LL, DURHAM, USHAW MOOR, DURHAM Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £65,000 on 11 Feb 2002
THE SHEILING, DH7 7LL, DURHAM, USHAW MOOR, DURHAM Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £69,000 on 15 Dec 2000
THE HAWTHORNS, DH7 7LL, DURHAM, USHAW MOOR, DURHAM Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £44,000 on 12 Jul 1996

In 2011 this place had 38 detached houses, 73 semi-detached houses, 3 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: 38
Semi-detached : 73
Terraced: 3
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: 39
UK: 216
Ireland: 0
Other EU: 4
Other Non EU: 0
Africa: 5
Middle East & Asia: 0
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: 201
Buddhist: 0
Hindu: 0
Jewish: 0
Muslim: 6
Sikh: 0
Other: 0
No religion: 39
Not stated: 18


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: 36
GCSES 1 to 4 any grades: 81
NVQ Level 1: 18
One A level: 86
NVQ Level 2: 41
Apprenticeship: 23
Two plus A level: 34
NVQ Level 3: 38
Degree: 36
NVQ Level 4-5: 21
Professional qualification: 42
Other vocational qualification: 49

The median age of this location's residents is 48.0 while the mean age is 43.96591. The most frequent age group is Fourty-five to fifty-nine. These conclusions are made from the following data: 0-4 years: 14, 5-7 years: 5, 8-9 years: 4, 10-14 years: 14, 16-17 years: 5, 18-19 years: 2, 20-24 years: 11, 25-29 years: 17, 25-29 years: 17, 30-44 years: 50, 45-59 years: 56, 60-64 years: 32, 65-74 years: 37, 75-84 years: 12, 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 119 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.

114 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: 6
Five: 24
Six: 56
Seven: 16
Eight: 8
Nine: 3

According to the latest census which took place in 2011, this postcode had a population of 13 people that includes overnight visitors as well as permanent residents. Furthermore, there were 7 households.

Household size

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

One: 21
Two: 55
Three: 18
Four: 17
Five: 1
Six: 1
Eight: 0


Across the UK, the gender split is equal.

Total: 264
Males: 132
Females: 132


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

Total: 264
Very good: 114
Good: 102
Fair: 34
Bad: 13
Very bad: 1

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

Geographically this area resides in -1.635567 longitude and 54.77524 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 423541 eastings and 542319 northings.

Some might find it useful that this area's grid reference number is NZ235423. The grid reference number uses cartesian coordinates.

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

Its MSOA code is E02004310, its LSOA code is E01020714, 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 7 crimes in DH7 7LL in December 2018. Our records show that there were 3 antisocial behaviours, 2 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 7LL.

Crime type Last outcome
Violence and sexual offencesUnable to prosecute suspect
Crime type Last outcome
Anti-social behaviour
Anti-social behaviour
Public orderLocal resolution
Crime type Last outcome
Anti-social behaviour
Crime type Last outcome
BurglaryInvestigation complete
Violence and sexual offencesUnable to prosecute suspect

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Longitude -1.635567
Latitude 54.77524
Easting 423541
Northing 542319
Altitude 119
The geographic X and Y coordinates are the approximate centre of the location covered by DH7 7LL postal code.


District DURHAM
County County Durham
District County Durham
Ward Deerness
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 Ushaw Moor
Built Up Subdivision Ushaw Moor
Lower Layer Super Output Area County Durham 026D
Grid Ref NZ235423
District Code E06000047
London Zone
LSOA Code E01020714
MSOA Code E02004310
Middle Layer Super Output Area County Durham 026
Parish Code E04010603
Census Output Area E00105128
Constituency Code E14000641