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

Conveyancing Quotes

Spending a fortune on conveyancing costs?

Compare instant, low-cost online quotes from trusted conveyancing solicitors.

Backed by experts, our no-obligation service searches through the best conveyancing quotes on the market to save you time and money.

Instant quotes
No obligation
Backed by experts
Stress free
Fully compliant
GET QUOTES NOW
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.

LA2 Electoral Wards

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


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
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%)
Browse Postcodes in LA2

Dig even deeper into the LA2 postcode by clicking on a postcode below:

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'.

Your views ofLA2

Add your view of LA2

People need your local expertise. If you live in LA2 or have first-hand knowledge of the neighbourhood, please consider sharing your views. It's completely anonymous - all we ask is for your initials.

Your initials
Email (never published)
Your review

Please tell us what you like about the LA2 postcode area, what you don't like, and what it's like to live or work here.

Your opinions on...
LOCAL AMENITIES
FAMILY FRIENDLY
PARKING
GREEN SPACES
----


Blackburn Rovers 2-0 Bolton Wanderers: Ben Brereton grabs first Rovers goal

Ben Brereton breaks his Blackburn duck to set up his side's fourth straight victory as they see off relegated Bolton.

BBC News

Penwortham youth given Community Behaviour Order (Lancashire Constabulary)

We said we'd keep you updated on what we are doing to deal with youths causing issues in Penwortham, particularly around schools, and now we are able to share some news with you.Kyle Collins (pictured&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

Doncaster Rovers 1-2 Accrington Stanley: Stanley give survival hopes a boost at the Keepmoat

Accrington move five points clear of the League One relegation zone with a 2-1 win at promotion-chasers Doncaster.

BBC News

One-Day Cup: Saqib Mahmood inspires Lancashire win over Northants

Saqib Mahmood takes 6-37 as Lancashire beat Northants by 45 runs via the DLS method in their One-Day Cup game.

BBC News

Chelsea 2-2 Burnley: Blues up to fourth after draw with Clarets

Chelsea move into fourth position in the Premier League as they are held by Burnley in a thrilling game at Stamford Bridge.

BBC News

Man admits daubing racist graffiti at Preston mosque

Racist slurs were left on three occasions at the gate of Masjid E Salaam Mosque in Preston.

BBC News

Blackpool 2-1 Fleetwood Town

Nathan Delfouneso strikes four minutes into added time to give Blackpool a derby victory over Lancashire rivals Fleetwood.

BBC News

Two people arrested as part of modern slavery investigation (Lancashire Constabulary)

TWO people have been arrested this morning (Tuesday, April 2nd) as part of an on-going modern slavery and human trafficking investigation.Officers from Lancashire Constabulary's Serious Crime Team, as&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

From the Postcode Area blog

Death of the High Street?

Death of the High Street?

The BBC reports that despite councils' attempts to kurb them, the UK's high streets have seen a huge growth in fast food outlets. Could this mark the death knell for the Great British high street, and what can we do about it to halt its decline?

Read more

Discrimination by Postcode

Discrimination by Postcode

You really couldn't make it up, could you? Some of the country's most vulnerable people are missing out on their weekly £25 Cold Weather Payment, just because the system that's in operation is discriminating against them because payments are based on postcode, rather than geographic location.

Read more

The Redesign is Underway

The Redesign is Underway

Well, the current website was absolutely in dire need of a good redesign - from the ground up. So I set out to pull it all apart and get it up and running again to become the most comprehensive guide to every postcode in the UK. And it's been a long, tough job from start to finish - and quite possibly the biggest project I've ever undertaken.

Read more

The Impossible Challenge of Affordability

The Impossible Challenge of Affordability

No wonder the younger generation are getting more and more frustrated with money - new research has revealed that even with a 10% deposit, 25-34 year olds are struggling to afford even the CHEAPEST houses on the market. Is there a solution to the 'impossible challenge'?

Read more