38,846TOTAL POPULATION
16,007HOUSEHOLDS
2.6%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£37,960AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
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LA2 POSTCODE REGION

Lancaster (LA2)

The LA2 postcode area is located in the Lancaster postcode town region, within the county of Lancashire, and contains a total of 1094 individual postcodes.

There are 142 electoral wards in the LA2 postcode area, including Ambleside, Askam-In-Furness, Barrow-In-Furness, Broughton-In-Furness, Carnforth, Coniston, Dalton-In-Furness, Grange-Over-Sands, Kendal, Kirkby-In-Furness, Lancaster, Millom, Milnthorpe, Morecambe, Sedbergh, Ulverston, Windermere which come under the local authority of the Lancaster Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 31% of people in LA2 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 LA2 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

  • 86%WORKING
  • 14%UNEMPLOYED

14% of people in LA2 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 31%AB
  • 54%C2/C2
  • 15%DE

According to census records, 31% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 94%WHITE
  • 6%NON-WHITE

94% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

LA2Lancashire

Lancashire

The county of Lancashire

LA2 is located in the county of Lancashire, in England.

Lancashire has a total population of 1,485,000, making it the 8th largest county in the UK.

Lancashire has a total area of 1187 square miles, and a population density of 482 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Lancashire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeLA2
Postal TownLancaster
MSOA NameLancaster 017
LSOA NameLancaster 017F
CountyLancashire
RegionLancashire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityLancaster
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)

LA2 Electoral Wards

The postal region of LA2, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Abbeystead
Abraham Heights
Aldcliffe
Arkholme
Artle Beck
Aughton
Austwick
Bailrigg
Bank Houses
Bare
Barnoldswick
Bay Gate
Bay Horse
Bolton-by-Bowland
Bolton-le-Sands
Bolton Town End
Borwick
Brookhouse
Burton in Lonsdale
Butt Yeats
Cantsfield
Capernwray
Carnforth
Caton
Caton Green
Clapham
Claughton
Cockerham
Cold Cotes
Conder
Conder
Conder Green
Crag Bank
Crag Foot
Crossgill
Docker
Dolphinholme
Dunsop Bridge
Easington
Eldroth
Ellel
Elmslack
Farleton
Feizor
Five Lane Ends
Forest Becks
Forest of Bowland
Forton
Galgate
Glasson
Green Close
Gressingham
Greystonegill
Grunsagill
Halton
Halton Green
Hampson Green
Hare Appletree
Hareden Brook
Heaton
Hest Bank
High Bentham
High Field
Hindburn
Hodder
Holden
Hollins Lane
Hornby
Ingleton
Keasden
Knotts
Lancaster
Lancaster Canal
Lane Ends
Lawkland
Lawkland Green
Low Bentham
Lower Thurnham
Lower Westhouse
Lowgill
Lune
Lune
Marsh Houses
Melling
Mewith Head
Middleton
Mill Dam
Millhead
Morecambe
Moss Edge
Nether Burrow
Nether Kellet
Newby
Craven
Newby Cote
Newton
Newton
Ortner
Over Kellet
Overton
Potters Brook
Priest Hutton
Quernmore
Quernmore
Red Bridge
Ridge
Sand Side
Sandylands
Scale Hall
Scotforth
Silverdale
Silverdale Green
Skerton
Slaidburn
Slyne
Smith Green
Stodday
Street
Sunderland
Sykes
Tarnbrook
Tatham
Tewitfield
The Row
Thornton in Lonsdale
Torrisholme
Tosside Beck
Town Head
Tunstall
Upper Thurnham
Warton
Wenning
Wenning
Wennington
West End
Westhouse
Wharfe
White Lund
Wood House
Wray
Wrayton
Yealand Conyers
Yealand Redmayne
Browse Postcodes in LA2

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Click on an outward postal code below for more information about the area. Each 'outward' postcode give you a comprehensive list of all postcodes within the outward code area (LA) and estimated address.

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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Help Needed (Lancashire Constabulary)

Hi Sir or madam Accrington NPT are in need of assistance from anyone that can sign language to help us support a local resident that is experiencing problems in her neighbourhood. If you are able to &hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

AFC Wimbledon 0-0 Blackpool

AFC Wimbledon's winless run extends to seven League One games as they are held to a goalless draw by Blackpool.

BBC News

Recruitment Event (Lancashire Constabulary)

Dear Sir or madam We will be holding a recruitment event at the Brierfield Library, Colne Road, Brierfield, BB9 5HW on Tuesday 25th February 4pm - 6:30pm. If you are considering a career change or as&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

Burnley 3-0 Bournemouth: Eddie Howe feels 'very harshly treated' after VAR controversy

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe says his Cherries side were "very harshly treated" after losing to Burnley in a game that had a pivotal video assistant referee decision at its centre.

BBC News

Deselected Blackburn councillor claims 'intimidation'

One of the first Muslim female councillors in Blackburn has refused to take part in a Labour selection process.

BBC News

Accrington Stanley 1-2 Rotherham United

Rotherham stay top of the League One table as sub Ben Wiles scores a dramatic late winner at Accrington Stanley.

BBC News

River levels in Lancashire 'at record high' as heavy rain continues to fall

River levels rise at Burrow Beck in Lancaster after heavy rainfall, with homes at risk of flooding.

BBC News

Hyndburn police dwelling burglary advice. (Lancashire Constabulary)

Dear Sir or madam EVERYONE HAS THE RIGHT TO FEEL SAFE IN THEIR OWN HOME. BUT IF YOU'VE BEEN A VICTIM OF BURGLARY, IT CAN CAST A SHADOW OVER YOUR LIFE, LEAVING YOU AND YOUR FAMILY FEELING SCARED, ANXIO&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

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