26,004TOTAL POPULATION
7,108HOUSEHOLDS
27.6%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£19,240AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
B10 POSTCODE REGION

Birmingham (B10)

The B10 postcode area is located in the Birmingham postcode town region, within the county of West Midlands, and contains a total of 456 individual postcodes.

There are 14 electoral wards in the B10 postcode area, including Alcester, Birmingham, Bromsgrove, Cradley Heath, Halesowen, Henley-In-Arden, Oldbury, Redditch, Rowley Regis, Smethwick, Solihull, Studley, Sutton Coldfield, Tamworth, West Bromwich, which come under the local authority of the Birmingham Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 8% of people in B10 are classed as having an AB social grade, (i.e. 'white-collar' middle-upper class), compared to 27% across the UK.

This does not mean that the people of B10 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 58%WORKING
  • 42%UNEMPLOYED

42% of people in B10 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 8%AB
  • 37%C2/C2
  • 54%DE

According to census records, 8% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 12%WHITE
  • 88%NON-WHITE

12% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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B10West Midlands

West Midlands

The county of West Midlands

B10 is located in the county of West Midlands, in England.

West Midlands has a total population of 2,864,900, making it the 2nd largest county in the UK.

West Midlands has a total area of 348 square miles, and a population density of 3177 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

B10 Electoral Wards

The postal region of B10, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Alcester
Birmingham
Bromsgrove
Cradley Heath
Halesowen
Henley-In-Arden
Oldbury
Redditch
Rowley Regis
Smethwick
Solihull
Studley
Sutton Coldfield
Tamworth
West Bromwich
West Midlands Postal Town Map
Outward CodeB10
Postal TownBirmingham
MSOA NameBirmingham 071
LSOA NameBirmingham 071B
CountyWest Midlands
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityBirmingham
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation
Browse Postcodes in B10

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Click on an 'outward' code for more information. For example, the outward postcode page 'EC2M' will give you an alphabetical list covering all postcodes located in the region, from 'EC2M 1BB' through to 'EC2M 7YA'.

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