Lancaster (LA23)

The LA23 postcode area is located in the Lancaster postcode town region, within the county of Cumbria, and contains a total of 625 individual postcodes.

There are 16 electoral wards in the LA23 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 LA23 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 LA23 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.



  • 93%WORKING

7% of people in LA23 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 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%.


  • 92%WHITE

92% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of Cumbria

LA23 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.

LA23 Electoral Wards

The postal region of LA23, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Cumbria Postal Town Map
Outward CodeLA23
Postal TownLancaster
MSOA NameSouth Lakeland 001
LSOA NameSouth Lakeland 001D
Local AuthoritySouth Lakeland
Area ClassificationMainly Rural (rural including hub towns >=80%)
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