31,287TOTAL POPULATION
13,807HOUSEHOLDS
9.3%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£27,560AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
CH42 POSTCODE REGION

Chester (CH42)

The CH42 postcode area is located in the Chester postcode town region, within the county of Merseyside, and contains a total of 789 individual postcodes.

There are 12 electoral wards in the CH42 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 Wirral Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 13% of people in CH42 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 CH42 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 85%WORKING
  • 15%UNEMPLOYED

15% of people in CH42 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 13%AB
  • 49%C2/C2
  • 38%DE

According to census records, 13% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 94%WHITE
  • 6%NON-WHITE

94% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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CH42Merseyside

Merseyside

The county of Merseyside

CH42 is located in the county of Merseyside, in England.

Merseyside has a total population of 1,406,400, making it the 9th largest county in the UK.

Merseyside has a total area of 250 square miles, and a population density of 2174 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

CH42 Electoral Wards

The postal region of CH42, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Bagillt
Birkenhead
Buckley
Chester
Deeside
Ellesmere Port
Flint
Holywell
Mold
Neston
Prenton
Wallasey
Wirral
Merseyside Postal Town Map
Outward CodeCH42
Postal TownChester
MSOA NameWirral 021
LSOA NameWirral 021B
CountyMerseyside
RegionMerseyside
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityWirral
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation
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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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