61,420TOTAL POPULATION
25,822HOUSEHOLDS
7.4%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£27,040AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
BB5 POSTCODE REGION

Blackburn (BB5)

The BB5 postcode area is located in the Blackburn postcode town region, within the county of Lancashire, and contains a total of 2046 individual postcodes.

There are 8 electoral wards in the BB5 postcode area, including Accrington, Barnoldswick, Blackburn, Burnley, Clitheroe, Colne, Darwen, Nelson, Rossendale, which come under the local authority of the Hyndburn Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 14% of people in BB5 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 BB5 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 87%WORKING
  • 13%UNEMPLOYED

13% of people in BB5 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 14%AB
  • 52%C2/C2
  • 34%DE

According to census records, 14% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 86%WHITE
  • 14%NON-WHITE

86% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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BB5Lancashire

Lancashire

The county of Lancashire

BB5 is located in the county of Lancashire, in England.

Lancashire has a total population of 1,485,000, making it the 8th largest county in the UK.

Lancashire has a total area of 1187 square miles, and a population density of 482 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

BB5 Electoral Wards

The postal region of BB5, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Accrington
Barnoldswick
Blackburn
Burnley
Clitheroe
Colne
Darwen
Nelson
Rossendale
Lancashire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeBB5
Postal TownBlackburn
MSOA NameHyndburn 006
LSOA NameHyndburn 006A
CountyLancashire
RegionLancashire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityHyndburn
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town
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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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