162,490TOTAL POPULATION
67,128HOUSEHOLDS
12.0%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£25,480AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
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CV1 POSTCODE REGION

Coventry (CV1)

The CV1 postcode area is located in the Coventry postcode town region, within the county of West Midlands, and contains a total of 1485 individual postcodes.

There are 10 electoral wards in the CV1 postcode area, including Atherstone, Bedworth, Coventry, Kenilworth, Leamington Spa, Nuneaton, Rugby, Shipston-On-Stour, Southam, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwick, which come under the local authority of the Coventry Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 13% of people in CV1 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 CV1 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 61%WORKING
  • 39%UNEMPLOYED

39% of people in CV1 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 13%AB
  • 50%C2/C2
  • 37%DE

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

ETHNICITY

  • 47%WHITE
  • 53%NON-WHITE

47% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

CV1West Midlands

West Midlands

The county of West Midlands

CV1 is located in the county of West Midlands, in England.

West Midlands has a total population of 2,864,900, making it the 2nd largest county in the UK.

West Midlands has a total area of 348 square miles, and a population density of 3177 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

CV1 Electoral Wards

The postal region of CV1, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Atherstone
Bedworth
Coventry
Kenilworth
Leamington Spa
Nuneaton
Rugby
Shipston-On-Stour
Southam
Stratford-Upon-Avon
Warwick
West Midlands Postal Town Map
Outward CodeCV1
Postal TownCoventry
MSOA NameCoventry 031
LSOA NameCoventry 031C
CountyWest Midlands
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityCoventry
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town
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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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