32,027TOTAL POPULATION
14,341HOUSEHOLDS
6.8%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£42,640AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME

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FY3 POSTCODE REGION

Blackpool (FY3)

The FY3 postcode area is located in the Blackpool postcode town region, within the county of Lancashire, and contains a total of 1018 individual postcodes.

There are 12 electoral wards in the FY3 postcode area, including Blackpool, Fleetwood, Lytham St Annes, Poulton-Le-Fylde, Thornton-Cleveleys which come under the local authority of the Fylde Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 12% of people in FY3 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 FY3 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


FY3 is a postcode district located in the Blackpool area of Lancashire, England. It covers most of the urban area of the Fylde, from Thornton-Cleveleys in the north to St Annes in the south. It is primarily a residential area and includes the settlements of Blackpool, Cleveleys, Fleetwood, Thornton, Lytham St Annes, and Poulton-le-Fylde.

It is bordered by the FY1 and FY5 postcode districts in the west and east respectively, along with the LA1 postcode district in the south. The FY2 and FY7 postcode districts are to the north.

The area is served by the A585 road, which runs along the length of the Fylde coast and links the settlements of Blackpool, Lytham St Annes, and Fleetwood. It is also served by several bus and tram routes, including the Blackpool Tramway, making it a convenient area for commuters.

The area has a scenic coastline with several popular tourist attractions, such as Blackpool Pleasure Beach, which is the UK's biggest theme park, and Blackpool Tower, the world's tallest freestanding tower, offering panoramic views of the Irish sea and the Lake District. It is also home to the Blackpool Illuminations, an annual event which takes place along the Fylde coast.

The FY3 postcode district is located close to several areas of outstanding natural beauty, such as Cleveleys Dykes, the Wildflower Fairhaven Woodland and Martin Mere Wetland Centre, providing plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities.

It also has a vibrant nightlife with several pubs, clubs, and bars along the Fylde coast, as well as a wide selection of hotels, guesthouses, and other accommodation options.

The area is home to a number of sports teams, including Blackpool F.C., who play in the English Football League, and Blackpool FC Ladies, who play in the Women's Northern Premier League.

In terms of education, FY3 is served by a number of primary and secondary schools, as well as colleges and universities, such as Blackpool and Fylde College, University of Central Lancashire, and St Annes International College.


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Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 87%WORKING
  • 13%UNEMPLOYED

13% of people in FY3 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 12%AB
  • 52%C2/C2
  • 35%DE

According to census records, 12% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 93%WHITE
  • 7%NON-WHITE

93% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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FY3Lancashire

Lancashire

The county of Lancashire

FY3 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.

Lancashire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeFY3
Postal TownBlackpool
MSOA NameFylde 001
LSOA NameFylde 001C
CountyLancashire
RegionLancashire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityFylde
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town

FY3 Electoral Wards

The postal region of FY3, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Carleton
Hardhorn
Hoohill
Layton
Little Carleton
Little Layton
Little Poulton
Newton
Normoss
Poulton-le-Fylde
Queenstown
Staining
Warbreck
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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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