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IntroductionDY2 8XN

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the DY2 8XN postcode area in Dudley.

We've got loads of statistics for DY2 8XN, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsDY2 8XN

What social class do the population of DY2 8XN belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is DY2 8XN in Dudley, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about DY2 8XN from the Census 2011.


  • 27%Children
  • 73%Adults

27% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 7% are aged 76 or more.


  • 48.1%Male
  • 51.9%Female

From the last census, 48.1% of people in DY28XN male, and 51.9% female. Women outnumber men in Netherton, Woodside and St Andrews.


  • 6%AB
  • 48%C2/C2
  • 46%DE

According to census records, 6% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 36%SINGLE
  • 43%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in DY2 8XN is 36%. Single and 'other' people is 64%.


  • 56%WHITE
  • 44%NON-WHITE

56% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 77.4%WORKING

16.6% are either unemployed or students in this area. The UK unemployment rate is 4%.

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People and Demographics

People and Demographics


An in-depth look at the demographic data of the people who live in DY2 8XN, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

DY2 8XN Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around DY2 8XN, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in DY2 8XN

Constituency & Democracy Information


Find out the voting intentions, poll results, your local MP, 2015 election results and voting turnout for your local constituency.

DY2 8XN Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around DY2 8XN reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

DY2 8XN Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area DY28XN. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in DY2 8XN

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the DY2 8XN area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near DY2 8XN

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to DY2 8XN.

Travel around DY2 8XN

Traffic and Travel Reports

Traffic Reports

Don't let traffic become a pain in the bumper. The latest road traffic incidents & traffic jams around this postcode.

Traffic near DY2 8XN

Taxis and Minicabs

Taxi Firms

Book a taxi and leave the car at home. Here's a list of taxi and mini cab companies operating in the DY2 8XN area.

Taxis near DY2 8XN

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near DY2 8XN, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near DY2 8XN

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near DY2 8XN


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around DY2 8XN.

What's on near DY2 8XN

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near DY2 8XN, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near DY2 8XN

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area DY2 8XN.

Hotels near DY2 8XN

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near DY2 8XN, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information DY2 8XN

Local Amenities

Banks near DY2 8XN


Find the nearest bank or building society in DY2 8XN. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near DY2 8XN

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the DY2 8XN postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near DY2 8XN



The nearest schools in the DY2 8XN area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near DY2 8XN

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

Shop until you drop at a retail park or shopping centre near here. There's nothing quite like a bit of retail therapy.

Shopping Centres DY2 8XN

Police Stations

Police Stations

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Police Stations in DY2 8XN


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near DY2 8XN.

Emergencies in DY2 8XN

Post Offices

Post Offices

Whether you want to send a letter, make a Post Office transaction or pop a letter in the local postbox, we've got you covered.

Post Offices in DY2 8XN



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around DY2 8XN. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Post Offices in DY2 8XN

Essential InformationDY2 8XN

DY28XN Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeDY2 8XN
Postal TownDudley
Ward Name
CountyWest Midlands
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

DY28XN Postal District

Compass Postal District

DY2 8XN postcode is located in the postal town of Dudley. Dudley postal area may cover a large geographical region that may correspond to several postal districts, which may include many towns and/or villages. Use the map to determine the geographical location of the postcode DY2 8XN.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Dudley0.6 miles E
Woodside1 miles W
Tipton1 miles NE
Netherton1.5 miles SE
Brierley Hill1.7 miles SW
Rowley Regis1.9 miles SE
Rowley1.9 miles SE
Sedgley2.2 miles NW
Sleightholme2.8 miles SE
Stourbridge3 miles SW
Coseley3.2 miles N
Oldbury3.3 miles E
Cradley3.8 miles S
Kingswinford4 miles W
Smethwick4 miles E
London110 miles E
Glasgow245 miles NW
Edinburgh242 miles N
Cardiff84 miles SW
Liverpool73 miles NW
Southampton115 miles SE
Saint Ives116 miles S

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