Chester (CH4)

The CH4 postcode area is located in the Chester postcode town region, within the county of Flintshire, and contains a total of 1095 individual postcodes.

There are 12 electoral wards in the CH4 postcode area, including Bagillt, Birkenhead, Buckley, Chester, Deeside, Ellesmere Port, Flint, Holywell, Mold, Neston, Prenton, Wallasey, Wirral, which come under the local authority of the Flintshire Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 29% of people in CH4 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 CH4 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.



  • 90%WORKING

10% of people in CH4 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 29%AB
  • 48%C2/C2
  • 23%DE

According to census records, 29% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 93%WHITE

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

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The county of Flintshire

CH4 is located in the county of Flintshire, in Wales.

Flintshire has a total population of 154,400, making it the 6th largest county in the UK.

Flintshire has a total area of 169 square miles, and a population density of 352 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

CH4 Electoral Wards

The postal region of CH4, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Ellesmere Port
Flintshire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeCH4
Postal TownChester
MSOA NameFlintshire 015
LSOA NameFlintshire 015A
Local AuthorityFlintshire
Area ClassificationUnclassified
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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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