6,560TOTAL POPULATION
2,927HOUSEHOLDS
4.1%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£34,320AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
IP16 POSTCODE REGION

Ipswich (IP16)

The IP16 postcode area is located in the Ipswich postcode town region, within the county of Suffolk, and contains a total of 315 individual postcodes.

There are 14 electoral wards in the IP16 postcode area, including Aldeburgh, Brandon, Bury St Edmunds, Diss, Eye, Felixstowe, Halesworth, Harleston, Ipswich, Leiston, Saxmundham, Southwold, Stowmarket, Thetford, Woodbridge, which come under the local authority of the Suffolk Coastal Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 16% of people in IP16 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 IP16 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 92%WORKING
  • 8%UNEMPLOYED

8% of people in IP16 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 16%AB
  • 57%C2/C2
  • 27%DE

According to census records, 16% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 96%WHITE
  • 4%NON-WHITE

96% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

IP16Suffolk

Suffolk

The county of Suffolk

IP16 is located in the county of Suffolk, in England.

Suffolk has a total population of 745,300, making it the 32nd largest county in the UK.

Suffolk has a total area of 1500 square miles, and a population density of 196 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

IP16 Electoral Wards

The postal region of IP16, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Aldeburgh
Brandon
Bury St Edmunds
Diss
Eye
Felixstowe
Halesworth
Harleston
Ipswich
Leiston
Saxmundham
Southwold
Stowmarket
Thetford
Woodbridge
Suffolk Postal Town Map
Outward CodeIP16
Postal TownIpswich
MSOA NameSuffolk Coastal 004
LSOA NameSuffolk Coastal 004D
CountySuffolk
RegionSuffolk
CountryEngland
Local AuthoritySuffolk Coastal
Area ClassificationLargely Rural (rural including hub towns 50-79%)
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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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