184,134TOTAL POPULATION
81,154HOUSEHOLDS
8.4%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£31,200AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME

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BS2 POSTCODE REGION

Bristol (BS2)

The BS2 postcode area is located in the Bristol postcode town region, within the county of Avon, and contains a total of 892 individual postcodes.

There are 9 electoral wards in the BS2 postcode area, including Axbridge, Banwell, Bristol, Cheddar, Clevedon, Wedmore, Weston-Super-Mare, Winscombe which come under the local authority of the Bristol, City of Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 24% of people in BS2 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 BS2 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


The BS2 postcode is in the north-eastern part of the Bristol district, with a population of over 13,000 people. It covers the St Paul's, St Agnes and Kingsdown areas and parts of Eastville and St George, including Purdown. It is part of the City of Bristol Unitary Authority and falls under the responsibility of the Bristol City Council.

The local amenities consist of parks, shops, supermarkets, schools and leisure facilities. The area is served by two railway stations – Lawrence Hill and Stapleton Road, both of which are situated on the Bristol to London mainline.

The area has a diverse range of cultural activities available to explore, such as art galleries, theatre and music venues, all powered by small independent businesses. The music scene in BS2 is thriving, with the Black Swan and The Windmill hosting weekly gigs and events.

BS2 is in close proximity to Stokes Croft and the popular shopping quarter Cabot Circus, and is home to some great cafés and quirky pubs like The Spotted Cow, which has been opposite The Elmgrove Centre since the early 1970s. There is a good selection of local produce on offer at the nearby St Nick's market, and other attractions such as the cultural and entertainment centre at the Tobacco Factory, and the lively multi-arts venue at the Trinity Centre.

There are several major hospitals located close to the BS2 postcode – the Bristol Royal Infirmary, St Michael's Hospital and the Frenchay Hospital. There is also a selection of doctors' surgeries in the area, and a range of leisure and fitness facilities, from gyms to spas.

The area is home to many students, as there are two universities located nearby – the University of Bristol and UWE. There are also several primary and secondary schools in or near the BS2 postcode, as well as a further education college located close by – St Brendan's Sixth Form College.

The area has easy access to the centre of Bristol and to Bath, via road and rail. It is also just a 45-minute train journey from Bristol Temple Meads station to London Paddington.


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Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 70%WORKING
  • 30%UNEMPLOYED

30% of people in BS2 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 24%AB
  • 49%C2/C2
  • 27%DE

According to census records, 24% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 51%WHITE
  • 49%NON-WHITE

51% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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BS2Avon

Avon

The county of Avon

BS2 is located in the county of Avon, in England.

Avon has a total population of 0, making it the largest county in the UK.

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

Avon Postal Town Map
Outward CodeBS2
Postal TownBristol
MSOA NameBristol 054
LSOA NameBristol 054B
CountyAvon
RegionAvon
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityBristol, City of
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town

BS2 Electoral Wards

The postal region of BS2, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Ashley Down
Bishopston
Bristol
Cotham
Easton
Eastville
Montpelier
Redland
Stapleton
Whitehall
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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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