Area Information for Newton Drive, Durham, DH1 5BG

Newton Drive in Durham is in the North East region of England. The postcode is within the Framwellgate and Newton Hall ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of City of Durham. This page combines information for the address Newton Drive, Durham, DH1 5BG, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of DH1 here. For more details on the exact area these statistics cover, please see the map below and click "Show Census Area Covered" immediately below the map.

For information about recent house sales in this postcode, please view our property sales page for DH1 5BG.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority County Durham
Ward Framwellgate and Newton Hall
Constituency City of Durham
Region North East
Country England


Nearby Locations

Our information is available for almost all UK postcodes. Why not take a look at some of these other postcodes in the immediate vicinity of Newton Drive, Durham, DH1 5BG:

Newton Drive, Durham, DH1 5BE
Newton Drive, Durham, DH1 5BH
Finchale Road, Durham, DH1 5JH
Lund Court, Durham, DH1 5EZ
Lund Avenue, Durham, DH1 5BJ
Aykley Road, Durham, DH1 5JJ

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about DH1 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Newton Drive, Durham, DH1 5BG is based on the last census performed in the UK in 2011. They are performed once every 10 years. Please note: census information may include figures for adjacent streets and postcodes. The figures are therefore representative of the local area, not a specific street address or row of houses. The census collection is designed so that each group of postcodes should contain at least 100 people (50 in Scotland). This is done to preserve the anonymity of the people in that area, as some postcodes cover a very small area, sometimes a single building. You can see the area covered by the census statistics by clicking "Show Census Area Covered" below the map above.

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House Prices

We have found 15 property sales in Newton Drive since the beginning of 1995.

Our data comes directly from the Land Registry, and is updated monthly. It does not include commercial sales, or sales of land without property.


Housing Types Embed This

The area containing Newton Drive, Durham consists predominantly of semi-detached housing, which can be an indicator of an affluent neighbourhood. Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets - see the Summary tab for an explanation and map of the area that these figures cover.

Housing Types
Detached 6
Semi-Detached 125
Terraced 9
Flat (Purpose-Built) 2
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 142
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Newton Drive, Durham contains a higher than average level of social housing - 48% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 37
Owned with Mortgage 29
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 42
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 25
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 3
Rented: Other 1
Rent Free 2
Total 139

Housing Occupancy Embed This Back to Top

This data lists the total number of residents normally resident within each household. The figures do not record under- or over-occupancy.

Housing Occupancy
One Person 51
Two People 47
Three People 13
Four People 17
Five People 9
Six People 2
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 139

Social Grade Embed This

Social Grade approximations are derived from an algorithm created by the Market Research Society. The figures shown are per-household rather than individual - more specifically, the job title and employer of the "household reference person" is used, analogous to what traditionally was called the head of the household. Only household reference persons between the ages of 16-64 are included.

Social Grade
AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions 4
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 25
C2 - Skilled manual workers 12
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 32
Total 73

Gender Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly 49% male, 51% female. This part of the Framwellgate and Newton Hall ward however contains significantly more women than average (58%). This can be caused by a number of factors, but amongst the most common are large establishments such as boarding schools and convents, and areas with older populations.

Females on average live longer than males, so are more likely to be found in retirement areas. In general, as people age they move away from city centre addresses to suburbs, smaller towns and rural locations, so these areas often show a greater number of females, with inner city areas showing the opposite trend.

Gender
Male 154
Female 213
Total 367

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. In general, inner city areas show high concentrations of people aged 18-30, suburbs show larger numbers of small children and adults aged 30-50, and rural and small towns are more popular with older workers and retirees. Many poorer areas lack a majority age group, which is due in part to the people in that area being constrained by circumstance rather than being able to choose where to retire, raise a family or grow up.

Age Groups
0-4 22
5-7 7
8-9 8
10-14 17
15 8
16-17 13
18-19 8
20-24 14
25-29 15
30-44 55
45-59 39
60-64 13
65-74 45
75-84 52
85-89 23
90+ 28
Total 367

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

In the immediate vicinity of DH1 5BG the number widowed residents is high - 20% of the area's population. This may be indicative of an older population, and these areas often contain more women than men as a result.

Figures for relationship status do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education.

Relationship Status
Single 80
Married 115
Divorced 31
Separated 3
Widowed 75
Same Sex 1
Total 305

Health Embed This Back to Top

Health in the UK is strongly tied to age as you would expect, but the affluence of a neighbourhood also has strong influence, with deprived areas often showing poorer standards of health.

Overall, the UK considers itself to be healthy - 81.1% of residents rated their health as Very Good or Good. The full breakdown is as follows for the United Kingdom: 47.1% Very Good, 34% Good, 13.3% Fair, 4.3% Bad and 1.3% Very Bad.

However, this area of the Framwellgate and Newton Hall ward shows lower levels of residents that report their health as Good or Very Good (56%) than average, which is usually indicative of areas with older populations or areas of social deprivation.

Health
Very Good 104
Good 103
Fair 96
Bad 53
Very Bad 11
Total 367

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

Newton Drive and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 53% of the resident population. On average, around 22.9% of census respondents fall into this category.

The qualification levels are based on current qualification names. The former Ordinary Levels (O-Levels) and CSEs will be included in the GCSE figures. Former Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 37
Apprenticeship 8
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 21
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 32
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 34
No GCSEs or Equivalent 162
Other 11
Total 305

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Newton Drive, Durham) can be considered less ethnically diverse than the UK average. As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with residents of this area being 96% so.

As a country with a diverse population, the UK is home to other sizable ethnic groups, with mixed ethnicity (2.1%), Indian (2.4%) and Pakistani (1.9%) being the largest groups reported.

There is considerable division of ethnicities within the UK, with ethnically diverse addresses uncommon outside of urban areas.

Ethnic Group
White 354
Mixed Ethnicity 11
Pakistani 1
Other Asian 1
Total 367

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

At the time of the 2011 census, approximately 83.5% of the resident population of England were born in England. The other groups were 1% Welsh, 1.35% Scottish, 0.4% Northern Irish, 0.75% from the Republic of Ireland, 3.75% from other European Union countries, and 9.4% from outside of Europe, with the remainder not stated.

Country of Birth
England 353
Wales 2
Scotland 3
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 1
European Union 3
Other 4
Total 367

Passport(s) Held Embed This Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to DH1 5BG

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 226
Republic of Ireland 4
Europe (including European Union) 1
African Countries 0
Middle East or Asia 0
North America or Caribbean 1
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 1
None 135

Religion Embed This Back to Top

England and Wales are primarily Christian countries, with 59.3% of residents Christian. However, a sizeable portion of the population (25.1%) claim to have no religion. Some 4.8% identify themselves as Muslim, 1.5% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.5% Jewish, 0.8% Sikh, and 0.4% as other religions, while the remaining 7.2% did not state their religious views.

Religion
Christian 258
No Religion 73
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 4
Sikh 0
Other Religion 1
Not Stated 31
Total 367

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Framwellgate and Newton Hall ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in part-time employment - 18% of the resident population. On average, around 13.7% of census respondents were in part-time employment. There was a large disparity between employment types of male and female residents - almost four times as many women were part-time employees when compared to men.

Figures for economic activity do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education. This data is therefore based on 42.4 million of the United Kingdom's 57.8 million residents. The data was correct as of the 2011 census, which was a period of depressed economic activity.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 52
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 36
Self Employed 8
Unemployed 15
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 18
Retired 52
Looking After Home or Family 8
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 7
Other 6
Total 202

Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top

This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.

Employment Industry
AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing 1
Manufacturing 6
Construction 9
RetailInc. Wholesale 12
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 1
Accommodation and Food 10
Professional, Scientific and Technical 3
Administration 9
Public Administration and Defence 12
Education 16
HealthInc. Social Work 16
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 3
Total 98

Newton Drive, Durham, DH1 5BG is within the Durham (Newton Hall) policing neighbourhood, under the Durham Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In August 2019, 35 crimes were reported within half a mile of DH1 5BG.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 35 crimes committed near Newton Drive
Neighbourhood Team Address Durham (Newton Hall)
Force Website: https://www.durham.police.uk/

Data courtesy of police.uk. See our Data Sources page for more information.

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Below are the details of the closest services to DH1 5BG. All distances are straightline distances, please consult the map of the facility to check the exact location. You can also view these details on our interactive services map for DH1 5BG.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 15 closest railway stations to Newton Drive, Durham, DH1 5BG. The nearest railway station is Durham, approximately 1.1 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Durham 1.1 miles
Chester-le-Street 4.1 miles
Seaham 11 miles
Bishop Auckland 11 miles
Heworth 11 miles
Dunston 11 miles
Sunderland 12 miles
St Peters 12 miles
Metrocentre 12 miles
Shildon 12 miles
Newcastle 13 miles
Seaburn 13 miles
Manors 13 miles
East Boldon 13 miles
Brockley Whins 13 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Newton Drive, Durham, DH1 5BG. The nearest is Framwellgate Moor Primary School, approximately 130 yards away.

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Newton Drive, Durham, DH1 5BG. The nearest is Framwellgate School Durham, approximately 230 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Framwellgate School Durham 230 yards
    
St Leonard's Catholic School 0.8 miles
    
Durham Johnston Comprehensive School 1.2 miles
    
Durham Sixth Form Centre 1.2 miles
    
Fyndoune Community College 1.9 miles
    
Durham Community Business College for Technology and Enterprise 2.3 miles
    
Belmont Community School 2.4 miles
    
Durham High School for Girls 2.7 miles  
Hermitage Academy 3.8 miles  
Park View School 4.2 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Newton Drive, Durham, DH1 5BG. The nearest is Chastleton Medical Group, approximately 60 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Dentists

Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Newton Drive, Durham, DH1 5BG. The nearest is Framwellgate Dental Surgery, approximately 310 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 5 closest hospitals to Newton Drive, Durham, DH1 5BG. The nearest is Durham Community Hospital, approximately 710 yards away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Newton Drive, Durham, DH1 5BG. The nearest is Robley, L J, approximately 310 yards away.

* Distances are measured in a straight line from the given postcode. Please consult the facility's map page or your preferred route finding/GPS app for driving directions.


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Broadband in DH1 5BG

This postcode has support for superfast broadband at one or more premises. Superfast broadband is generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 30Mbps plus - more than enough for gaming, video calling, watching video and internet browsing. Note that occasionally some properties in a postcode may still not be eligible due to conditions on the ground, or the building structure. If you wish to enquire about a specific property in this postcode, contact the major suppliers, for instance Virgin Media, BT Broadband and Plusnet. For more information on Superfast Broadband, see the OpenReach website.

Broadband data is based on information provided by the major fixed internet service providers in the UK, including Virgin Media and BT. It does not include providers of satellite internet. Data at this postcode has been sourced from 10 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 27Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 52.1Mbps
Average Upload Speed 5.8Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 10Mbps
Superfast Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 78%
Virgin Media 75.1%
EE/Orange Broadband 74.5%
Vodafone 74.1%
Sky Digital 73.6%
BT Broadband 70.5%
TalkTalk 66.7%
 

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