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IntroductionIP6 8BF

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the IP6 8BF postcode area in Ipswich.

We've got loads of statistics for IP6 8BF, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsIP6 8BF

What social class do the population of IP6 8BF belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is IP6 8BF in Ipswich, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about IP6 8BF from the Census 2011.


  • 18%Children
  • 82%Adults

18% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 9% are aged 76 or more.


  • 40.6%Male
  • 59.4%Female

From the last census, 40.6% of people in IP68BF male, and 59.4% female. Women outnumber men in Needham Market.


  • 19%AB
  • 60%C2/C2
  • 21%DE

According to census records, 19% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 30%SINGLE
  • 47%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in IP6 8BF is 30%. Single and 'other' people is 69%.


  • 98%WHITE

98% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 92.6%WORKING

2.6% 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 IP6 8BF, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

IP6 8BF Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around IP6 8BF, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in IP6 8BF

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

IP6 8BF Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around IP6 8BF reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

IP6 8BF Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area IP68BF. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in IP6 8BF

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

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Job vacancies near IP6 8BF

Travel & Transport



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Travel around IP6 8BF

Traffic and Travel Reports

Traffic Reports

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Traffic near IP6 8BF

Taxis and Minicabs

Taxi Firms

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Taxis near IP6 8BF

Car Parks

Car Parks

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Car Parks near IP6 8BF

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near IP6 8BF


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around IP6 8BF.

What's on near IP6 8BF

Local Attractions


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Attractions near IP6 8BF

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area IP6 8BF.

Hotels near IP6 8BF

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near IP6 8BF, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information IP6 8BF

Local Amenities

Banks near IP6 8BF


Find the nearest bank or building society in IP6 8BF. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near IP6 8BF

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the IP6 8BF postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near IP6 8BF



The nearest schools in the IP6 8BF area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near IP6 8BF

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

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Shopping Centres IP6 8BF

Police Stations

Police Stations

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Police Stations in IP6 8BF


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near IP6 8BF.

Emergencies in IP6 8BF

Post Offices

Post Offices

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Post Offices in IP6 8BF



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around IP6 8BF. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Libraries in IP6 8BF

Essential InformationIP6 8BF

IP68BF Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeIP6 8BF
Postal TownIpswich
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationMainly Rural (rural including hub towns >=80%)

IP68BF Postal District

Compass Postal District

IP6 8BF postcode is located in the postal town of Ipswich. Ipswich 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 IP6 8BF.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Creeting1 miles NE
Barking1.8 miles SW
Baylham2.9 miles SE
Stowmarket3.3 miles NW
Somersham3.9 miles S
Stonham4.1 miles E
Mickfield4.2 miles NE
Great Blakenham4.5 miles SE
Buxhall4.9 miles W
Haughley4.9 miles NW
Ashbocking5.1 miles E
Bramford6.6 miles SE
Bildeston6.8 miles SW
Hitcham6.9 miles W
Brettenham7 miles W
London68 miles SW
Glasgow327 miles NW
Edinburgh309 miles NW
Cardiff188 miles W
Liverpool188 miles W
Southampton138 miles SW
Saint Ives155 miles SW

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