Area Information for Reay Court, Chester Le Street, DH2 3DH

Reay Court in Chester Le Street is in the North East region of England. The postcode is within the Chester-le-Street South ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of North Durham. This page combines information for the address Reay Court, Chester Le Street, DH2 3DH, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of DH2 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 DH2 3DH.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority County Durham
Ward Chester-le-Street South
Constituency North 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 Reay Court, Chester Le Street, DH2 3DH:

Gibbs Court, Chester Le Street, DH2 3DG
Pentland Court, Chester Le Street, DH2 3DF
The Elms, Chester Le Street, DH2 3EJ
Waldridge Road, Chester Le Street, DH2 3AE
Southdowns, Chester Le Street, DH2 3AH
Cumbrian Avenue, Chester Le Street, DH2 3AP

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about DH2 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Reay Court, Chester Le Street, DH2 3DH 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 4 property sales in Reay Court 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 Reay Court, Chester Le Street consists predominantly of flats, which is common in inner cities, student neighbourhoods and poorer suburban settings. 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 1
Semi-Detached 5
Terraced 18
Flat (Purpose-Built) 95
Flat (Converted) 3
Total 122
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Reay Court, Chester Le Street contains a higher than average level of social housing - 68% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 7
Owned with Mortgage 22
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 31
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 49
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 7
Rent Free 1
Total 117

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 93
Two People 14
Three People 6
Four People 3
Five People 1
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 117

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 10
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 18
C2 - Skilled manual workers 11
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 32
Total 71

Gender Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly equal at 49% male, 51% female. This address in North Durham constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 49% male.

Male 76
Female 80
Total 156

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 4
5-7 1
8-9 1
10-14 4
15 0
16-17 0
18-19 2
20-24 7
25-29 10
30-44 33
45-59 36
60-64 9
65-74 14
75-84 18
85-89 10
90+ 7
Total 156

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

In the immediate vicinity of DH2 3DH the number widowed residents is high - 24% 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 54
Married 26
Divorced 25
Separated 3
Widowed 38
Same Sex 0
Total 146

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 Chester-le-Street South ward shows lower levels of residents that report their health as Good or Very Good (51%) than average, which is usually indicative of areas with older populations or areas of social deprivation.

Very Good 35
Good 45
Fair 54
Bad 21
Very Bad 1
Total 156

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At the time of the 2011 census, across the UK 22.9% of residents had no qualification, 13.2% had 1-4 GCSEs, 15.2% had 5+ GCSEs and 1-2 A/AS-Levels, 12.3% had 2+ A-Levels, 27.1% had a degree (or similar), and 3.6% had an apprenticeship.

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) 20
Apprenticeship 4
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 13
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 21
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 22
No GCSEs or Equivalent 57
Other 9
Total 146

Ethnic Group Embed This

Reay Court, Chester Le Street 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 exclusively 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 156
Total 156

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 150
Wales 0
Scotland 5
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 1
Other 0
Total 156

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 DH2 3DH

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 99
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 0
African Countries 0
Middle East or Asia 0
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 57

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.

Christian 102
No Religion 43
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 11
Total 156

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Chester-le-Street South ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 20% of the resident population. On average, around 13.8% of census respondents were retired. While the UK has an aging population, less residents over 65 are choosing to retire than previously. Between the 2001 and 2011 census, the number of economically active 65-74 year olds almost doubled to 8.7% - an increase of some 413,000 people.

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 48
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 11
Self Employed 8
Unemployed 4
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1
Retired 22
Looking After Home or Family 0
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 15
Other 2
Total 111

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 3
Manufacturing 5
Construction 8
RetailInc. Wholesale 12
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 1
Accommodation and Food 5
Information and Communication 1
Professional, Scientific and Technical 2
Administration 6
Public Administration and Defence 11
Education 4
HealthInc. Social Work 7
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 2
Total 67

Reay Court, Chester Le Street, DH2 3DH is within the Chester-le-Street (Town South) policing neighbourhood, under the Durham Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In May 2020, 138 crimes were reported within half a mile of DH2 3DH.

Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 138 crimes committed near Reay Court
Neighbourhood Team Address Chester-le-Street (Town South)
Newcastle Road
Chester le Street
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Below are the details of the closest services to DH2 3DH. 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 DH2 3DH.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 10 closest railway stations to Reay Court, Chester Le Street, DH2 3DH. The nearest railway station is Chester-le-Street, approximately 370 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Chester-le-Street 370 yards
Durham 5 miles
Heworth 7 miles
Dunston 7.2 miles
MetroCentre 8.2 miles
Newcastle 8.2 miles
Manors 8.4 miles
Sunderland 8.6 miles
Seaham 9.5 miles
Blaydon 9.5 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Reay Court, Chester Le Street, DH2 3DH. The nearest is Newker Primary School, approximately 260 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Newker Primary School 260 yards
Bullion Lane Primary School 450 yards
Cestria Primary School 620 yards
St Cuthbert's Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School 640 yards
Red Rose Primary School 650 yards
Chester-Le-Street CofE (Controlled) Primary School 0.8 miles
Lumley Infant and Nursery School 1.6 miles
Lumley Junior School 1.8 miles
Pelton Community Primary School 1.8 miles
Roseberry Primary and Nursery School 2.1 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Reay Court, Chester Le Street, DH2 3DH. The nearest is Park View School, approximately 750 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Park View School 750 yards
Hermitage Academy 0.6 miles  
Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy 2.9 miles
Fyndoune Community College 3.1 miles
Oxclose Community Academy 3.4 miles
St Robert of Newminster Catholic School and Sixth Form College 3.4 miles
Biddick Academy 3.6 miles
Framwellgate School Durham 3.8 miles
Kepier 4.2 miles
Washington Academy 4.5 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Reay Court, Chester Le Street, DH2 3DH. The nearest is Middle Chare Medical Group, approximately 630 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 Reay Court, Chester Le Street, DH2 3DH. The nearest is Community Hospital Chester-le-Street, approximately 260 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 10 closest hospitals to Reay Court, Chester Le Street, DH2 3DH. The nearest is Chester-Le-Street Community Hospital, approximately 260 yards away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Reay Court, Chester Le Street, DH2 3DH. The nearest is Naylor, G (Optometrists), approximately 410 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Naylor, G (Optometrists) 410 yards
Vision Express 720 yards
Optometric Centre Ltd 720 yards
Specsavers Opticians 770 yards
Dawson Opticians 3 miles
Thompson Opticians Ltd 3.1 miles
Concept Eye Clinic 3.5 miles
Sight Ltd 3.5 miles
The Village Optician 3.6 miles
Asda Stores Ltd 3.7 miles

* 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.