151,198TOTAL POPULATION
62,508HOUSEHOLDS
3.1%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£48,360AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
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CM2 POSTCODE REGION

Chelmsford (CM2)

The CM2 postcode area is located in the Chelmsford postcode town region, within the county of Essex, and contains a total of 1786 individual postcodes.

There are 26 electoral wards in the CM2 postcode area, including Billericay, Bishops Stortford, Braintree, Brentwood, Burnham-On-Crouch, Chelmsford, Dunmow, Epping, Harlow, Ingatestone, Maldon, Ongar, Sawbridgeworth, Southminster, Stansted, Witham which come under the local authority of the Chelmsford Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 31% of people in CM2 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 CM2 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 91%WORKING
  • 9%UNEMPLOYED

9% of people in CM2 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 31%AB
  • 53%C2/C2
  • 16%DE

According to census records, 31% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 90%WHITE
  • 10%NON-WHITE

90% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

CM2Essex

Essex

The county of Essex

CM2 is located in the county of Essex, in England.

Essex has a total population of 1,802,200, making it the 7th largest county in the UK.

Essex has a total area of 1417 square miles, and a population density of 491 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Essex Postal Town Map
Outward CodeCM2
Postal TownChelmsford
MSOA NameChelmsford 010
LSOA NameChelmsford 010D
CountyEssex
RegionEssex
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityChelmsford
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town

CM2 Electoral Wards

The postal region of CM2, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Baddow Park
Boreham
Butt's Green
Chelmer
Chelmer Village
Chelmsford
Danbury
East Hanningfield
Galleyend
Galleywood
Great Baddow
Great Claydons
Greenwoods
Horne Row
Howe Green
Little Baddow
Little Mascalls
Lower Green
Lower Green
Margaretting Tye
Moulsham
Reader's Corner
Sandon
Springfield
West Hanningfield
Widford
Woodhill
Browse Postcodes in CM2

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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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