12,817TOTAL POPULATION
5,499HOUSEHOLDS
4.1%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£48,880AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
IG9 POSTCODE REGION

Ilford (IG9)

The IG9 postcode area is located in the Ilford postcode town region, within the county of Essex, and contains a total of 414 individual postcodes.

There are 5 electoral wards in the IG9 postcode area, including Barking, Buckhurst Hill, Chigwell, Ilford, Loughton, Woodford Green, which come under the local authority of the Epping Forest Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 34% of people in IG9 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 IG9 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

  • 90%WORKING
  • 10%UNEMPLOYED

10% of people in IG9 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 34%AB
  • 53%C2/C2
  • 14%DE

According to census records, 34% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 79%WHITE
  • 21%NON-WHITE

79% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

IG9Essex

Essex

The county of Essex

IG9 is located in the county of Essex, in England.

Essex has a total population of 1,802,200, making it the 7th largest county in the UK.

Essex has a total area of 1417 square miles, and a population density of 491 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

IG9 Electoral Wards

The postal region of IG9, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Barking
Buckhurst Hill
Chigwell
Ilford
Loughton
Woodford Green
Essex Postal Town Map
Outward CodeIG9
Postal TownIlford
MSOA NameEpping Forest 015
LSOA NameEpping Forest 015G
CountyEssex
RegionEssex
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityEpping Forest
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)
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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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