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IntroductionBL9 8JT

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the BL9 8JT postcode area in Bolton.

We've got loads of statistics for BL9 8JT, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsBL9 8JT

What social class do the population of BL9 8JT belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is BL9 8JT in Bolton, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about BL9 8JT from the Census 2011.


  • 14%Children
  • 86%Adults

14% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 12% are aged 76 or more.


  • 47.5%Male
  • 52.5%Female

From the last census, 47.5% of people in BL98JT male, and 52.5% female. Women outnumber men in Unsworth.


  • 26%AB
  • 58%C2/C2
  • 16%DE

According to census records, 26% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 26%SINGLE
  • 53%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in BL9 8JT is 26%. Single and 'other' people is 74%.


  • 93%WHITE

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


  • 92.9%WORKING

3% are either unemployed or students in this area. The UK unemployment rate is 4%.

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People and Demographics

People and Demographics


An in-depth look at the demographic data of the people who live in BL9 8JT, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

BL9 8JT Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around BL9 8JT, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in BL9 8JT

Constituency & Democracy Information


Find out the voting intentions, poll results, your local MP, 2015 election results and voting turnout for your local constituency.

BL9 8JT Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around BL9 8JT reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

BL9 8JT Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area BL98JT. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in BL9 8JT

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the BL9 8JT area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near BL9 8JT

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to BL9 8JT.

Travel around BL9 8JT

Traffic and Travel Reports

Traffic Reports

Don't let traffic become a pain in the bumper. The latest road traffic incidents & traffic jams around this postcode.

Traffic near BL9 8JT

Taxis and Minicabs

Taxi Firms

Book a taxi and leave the car at home. Here's a list of taxi and mini cab companies operating in the BL9 8JT area.

Taxis near BL9 8JT

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near BL9 8JT, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near BL9 8JT

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near BL9 8JT


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around BL9 8JT.

What's on near BL9 8JT

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near BL9 8JT, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near BL9 8JT

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area BL9 8JT.

Hotels near BL9 8JT

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near BL9 8JT, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information BL9 8JT

Local Amenities

Banks near BL9 8JT


Find the nearest bank or building society in BL9 8JT. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near BL9 8JT

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the BL9 8JT postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near BL9 8JT



The nearest schools in the BL9 8JT area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near BL9 8JT

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

Shop until you drop at a retail park or shopping centre near here. There's nothing quite like a bit of retail therapy.

Shopping Centres BL9 8JT

Police Stations

Police Stations

Report a crime or make an enquiry at your local police station or constabulary in your area. Phone 101 in a non-emergency.

Police Stations in BL9 8JT


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near BL9 8JT.

Emergencies in BL9 8JT

Post Offices

Post Offices

Whether you want to send a letter, make a Post Office transaction or pop a letter in the local postbox, we've got you covered.

Post Offices in BL9 8JT



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around BL9 8JT. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Libraries in BL9 8JT

Essential InformationBL9 8JT

BL98JT Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeBL9 8JT
Postal TownBolton
Ward Name
CountyGreater Manchester
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

BL98JT Postal District

Compass Postal District

BL9 8JT postcode is located in the postal town of Bolton. Bolton postal area may cover a large geographical region that may correspond to several postal districts, which may include many towns and/or villages. Use the map to determine the geographical location of the postcode BL9 8JT.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Whitefield1.2 miles SW
Prestwich1.8 miles S
Radcliffe2.5 miles W
Heywood2.9 miles E
Bury3 miles NW
Middleton3.2 miles E
Harwood4.7 miles W
Manchester4.8 miles SE
Farnworth5.2 miles W
Salford5.3 miles S
Newton Heath5.6 miles SE
Eccles5.8 miles SW
Bradshaw5.8 miles W
Walkden5.9 miles W
Worsley6.1 miles SW
London170 miles SE
Glasgow175 miles NW
Edinburgh169 miles N
Cardiff148 miles S
Liverpool31 miles W
Southampton188 miles S
Saint Ives189 miles S

Exciting volunteering opportunity (Lancashire Constabulary)

We are currently seeking volunteers to help Lancashire constabulary and its partner agencies protect people and children from the threat of exploitation.As an exploitation prevent volunteer your role&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

South Ribble Council chief executive on 'special leave'

Heather McManus and deputies, Tim Povall and Gregg Stott, are "on special leave" from South Ribble Council.

BBC News

Preston man jailed for girlfriend's crowbar murder

Benjamin Topping inflicted at least 50 blows, beating Rosie Darbyshire "beyond recognition".

BBC News

Lancashire mental health patients 'travelled miles'

Mentally ill patients in Lancashire are being treated hundreds of miles away from home, a report reveals.

BBC News

New Members (Lancashire Constabulary)

Good Afternoon,We are trying to encourage new members to sign up to 'In the Know'.'In the Know' is a fantastic resource to help your local neighbourhood policing team stay in touch&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

Befriending opportunities in Fylde and Wyre (Lancashire Constabulary)

Have you ever thought of volunteering and making a difference to someone’s life and fulfilling your own? By giving one hour a week to support a person you would have a massive impact on their we&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

Prison officers 'ignoring' body-worn video camera rules

Concerns are raised over guards' "reluctance" to record their use of force and response to disorder.

BBC News

Overnight crime Catterall (Lancashire Constabulary)

Sir or madam Overnight there has been a spate of Burglaries into Sheds and Garages. At the moment 9 crimes have been recorded on Meadowcroft Ave at Garstang. The Garages and sheds that have been targ&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

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Discrimination by Postcode

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The Impossible Challenge of Affordability

The Impossible Challenge of Affordability

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