34,313TOTAL POPULATION
13,834HOUSEHOLDS
3.2%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£42,640AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
HD8 POSTCODE REGION

Huddersfield (HD8)

The HD8 postcode area is located in the Huddersfield postcode town region, within the county of West Yorkshire, and contains a total of 1169 individual postcodes.

There are 2 electoral wards in the HD8 postcode area, including Brighouse, Holmfirth, Huddersfield, which come under the local authority of the Kirklees Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 30% of people in HD8 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 HD8 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 HD8 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 30%AB
  • 53%C2/C2
  • 17%DE

According to census records, 30% 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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HD8West Yorkshire

West Yorkshire

The county of West Yorkshire

HD8 is located in the county of West Yorkshire, in England.

West Yorkshire has a total population of 2,299,700, making it the 4th largest county in the UK.

West Yorkshire has a total area of 783 square miles, and a population density of 1133 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

HD8 Electoral Wards

The postal region of HD8, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Brighouse
Holmfirth
Huddersfield
West Yorkshire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeHD8
Postal TownHuddersfield
MSOA NameKirklees 032
LSOA NameKirklees 032D
CountyWest Yorkshire
RegionWest Yorkshire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityKirklees
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation
Browse Postcodes in HD8

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Click on an outward postal code below for more information about the area. Each 'outward' postcode give you a comprehensive list of all postcodes within the outward code area (HD) and estimated address.

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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