The LA7 postcode area is located in the Lancaster postcode town region, within the county of Cumbria, and contains a total of 252 individual postcodes.
There are 16 electoral wards in the LA7 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, 32% of people in LA7 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 LA7 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.
7% of people in LA7 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.
According to census records, 32% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.
97% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.
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LA7 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.
LA7 Electoral Wards
The postal region of LA7, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:
|MSOA Name||South Lakeland 011|
|LSOA Name||South Lakeland 011E|
|Local Authority||South Lakeland|
|Area Classification||Mainly Rural (rural including hub towns >=80%)|
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