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Inverness (IV9)

The IV9 postcode area is located in the Inverness postcode town region, within the county of , and contains a total of 54 individual postcodes.

There are 2 electoral wards in the IV9 postcode area, including Achnasheen, Alness, Ardgay, Avoch, Beauly, Cromarty, Dingwall, Dornoch, Elgin, Fochabers, Forres, Fortrose, Gairloch, Garve, Invergordon, Inverness, Isle Of Skye, Kyle, Lairg, Lossiemouth, Muir Of Ord, Munlochy, Nairn, Plockton, Portree, Rogart, Strathcarron, Strathpeffer, Strome Ferry, Tain, Ullapool which come under the local authority of the Highland Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 0% of people in IV9 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 IV9 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

The IV9 postcode is an area based in the south east corner of the Inverness district in Scotland. It is a rural area, mainly comprising farms, small villages and hamlets, although it does have some larger towns nearby, such as Avoch, Rosemarkie and Fortrose.

The area is home to many species of wildlife, including red deer, water voles, otters, badgers, sparrowhawks, lapwings and hares. As well as these, foxes and buzzards can also be spotted in the area, making it an ideal location for nature lovers.

The postcode includes many sites of historical interest, such as the remains of the Indian Stream Ironworks, founded in 1753, the ruins of Fortrose Cathedral and the Evanton Church. In addition, the nearby ruins of historic Rosemarkie Castle can be visited.

The economy of the IV9 postcode area relies mainly on agriculture, with fishing, forestry and small-scale tourism also contributing to the local economy. Several small businesses also operate in the area, including a smokery, brewery, brewery museum and several small shops.

The area benefits from good accessibility, with a number of buses operating between Inverness and both Fortrose and Avoch. There is also a regular rail service between Rosemarkie and Inverness, as well as several major roads.

The local community is friendly and welcoming, with many local groups and organisations, such as churches, schools, museums and sports clubs. There are also several nearby leisure and outdoor activities, such as beaches, nature reserves and hills, that provide fantastic views of the surrounding area.

Postcode Disclaimer notice



  • 100%WORKING

0% of people in IV9 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 0%AB
  • 0%C2/C2
  • 0%DE

According to census records, 0% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 0%WHITE
  • 100%NON-WHITE

0% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of

IV9 is located in the county of , in Scotland.

has a total population of 0, making it the largest county in the UK.

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

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Outward CodeIV9
Postal TownInverness
MSOA NameBlack Isle South
Local AuthorityHighland
Area ClassificationUnclassified

IV9 Electoral Wards

The postal region of IV9, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

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