28,766TOTAL POPULATION
11,048HOUSEHOLDS
4.3%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£59,800AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
CR5 POSTCODE REGION

Croydon (CR5)

The CR5 postcode area is located in the Croydon postcode town region, within the county of Greater London, and contains a total of 964 individual postcodes.

There are 9 electoral wards in the CR5 postcode area, including Caterham, Coulsdon, Croydon, Kenley, Mitcham, Purley, South Croydon, Thornton Heath, Warlingham, Whyteleafe, which come under the local authority of the Croydon Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 32% of people in CR5 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 CR5 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

  • 89%WORKING
  • 11%UNEMPLOYED

11% of people in CR5 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 32%AB
  • 54%C2/C2
  • 14%DE

According to census records, 32% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 75%WHITE
  • 25%NON-WHITE

75% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

CR5Greater London

Greater London

The county of Greater London

CR5 is located in the county of Greater London, in England.

Greater London has a total population of 8,778,500, making it the 1st largest county in the UK.

Greater London has a total area of 606 square miles, and a population density of 5594 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

CR5 Electoral Wards

The postal region of CR5, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Caterham
Coulsdon
Croydon
Kenley
Mitcham
Purley
South Croydon
Thornton Heath
Warlingham
Whyteleafe
Greater London Postal Town Map
Outward CodeCR5
Postal TownCroydon
MSOA NameCroydon 043
LSOA NameCroydon 043A
CountyGreater London
RegionGreater London
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityCroydon
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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