5,022TOTAL POPULATION
2,258HOUSEHOLDS
2.1%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£35,360AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
LA22 POSTCODE REGION

Lancaster (LA22)

The LA22 postcode area is located in the Lancaster postcode town region, within the county of Cumbria, and contains a total of 482 individual postcodes.

There are 16 electoral wards in the LA22 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 South Lakeland Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 23% of people in LA22 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 LA22 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 94%WORKING
  • 6%UNEMPLOYED

6% of people in LA22 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 23%AB
  • 57%C2/C2
  • 20%DE

According to census records, 23% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 93%WHITE
  • 7%NON-WHITE

93% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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LA22Cumbria

Cumbria

The county of Cumbria

LA22 is located in the county of Cumbria, in England.

Cumbria has a total population of 497,900, making it the 41st largest county in the UK.

Cumbria has a total area of 2612 square miles, and a population density of 73 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

LA22 Electoral Wards

The postal region of LA22, 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
Cumbria Postal Town Map
Outward CodeLA22
Postal TownLancaster
MSOA NameSouth Lakeland 001
LSOA NameSouth Lakeland 001B
CountyCumbria
RegionCumbria
CountryEngland
Local AuthoritySouth Lakeland
Area ClassificationMainly Rural (rural including hub towns >=80%)
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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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