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IntroductionIP6 8HU

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

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

DemographicsIP6 8HU

What social class do the population of IP6 8HU belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is IP6 8HU 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 8HU from the Census 2011.


  • 13%Children
  • 87%Adults

13% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 11% are aged 76 or more.


  • 50%Male
  • 50%Female

From the last census, 50% of people in IP68HU male, and 50% female. Women outnumber men in Barking and Somersham.


  • 26%AB
  • 57%C2/C2
  • 18%DE

According to census records, 26% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 21%SINGLE
  • 62%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in IP6 8HU is 21%. Single and 'other' people is 79%.


  • 98%WHITE

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


  • 93.6%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 8HU, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

IP6 8HU Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

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

Crime stats in IP6 8HU

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

IP6 8HU Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

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

IP6 8HU Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area IP68HU. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in IP6 8HU

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the IP6 8HU area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near IP6 8HU

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to IP6 8HU.

Travel around IP6 8HU

Traffic and Travel Reports

Traffic Reports

Don't let traffic become a pain in the bumper. The latest road traffic incidents & traffic jams around this postcode.

Traffic near IP6 8HU

Taxis and Minicabs

Taxi Firms

Book a taxi and leave the car at home. Here's a list of taxi and mini cab companies operating in the IP6 8HU area.

Taxis near IP6 8HU

Car Parks

Car Parks

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

Car Parks near IP6 8HU

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near IP6 8HU


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

What's on near IP6 8HU

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near IP6 8HU, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near IP6 8HU

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


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

Hotels near IP6 8HU

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

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

Tourist Information IP6 8HU

Local Amenities

Banks near IP6 8HU


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

Banks near IP6 8HU

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

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

Cach Machines near IP6 8HU



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

Schools near IP6 8HU

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

Shop until you drop at a retail park or shopping centre near here. There's nothing quite like a bit of retail therapy.

Shopping Centres IP6 8HU

Police Stations

Police Stations

Report a crime or make an enquiry at your local police station or constabulary in your area. Phone 101 in a non-emergency.

Police Stations in IP6 8HU


Emergency Facilities

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

Emergencies in IP6 8HU

Post Offices

Post Offices

Whether you want to send a letter, make a Post Office transaction or pop a letter in the local postbox, we've got you covered.

Post Offices in IP6 8HU



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

Post Offices in IP6 8HU

Essential InformationIP6 8HU

IP68HU Postcode Breakdown

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

IP68HU Postal District

Compass Postal District

IP6 8HU 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 8HU.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Barking0.7 miles E
Baylham2.3 miles E
Somersham2.5 miles SE
Creeting3.3 miles NE
Stowmarket4 miles NW
Great Blakenham4.1 miles E
Buxhall4.4 miles NW
Bildeston4.7 miles W
Hitcham5.1 miles W
Semer5.3 miles SW
Bramford5.6 miles SE
Aldham5.7 miles S
Brettenham5.8 miles W
Burstall5.9 miles SE
Stonham6.2 miles E
London65 miles SW
Glasgow328 miles NW
Edinburgh310 miles NW
Cardiff187 miles W
Liverpool188 miles W
Southampton135 miles SW
Saint Ives153 miles SW

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