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 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%.

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

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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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Lancashire Constabulary

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