252,665TOTAL POPULATION
108,016HOUSEHOLDS
6.9%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£62,920AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
LS2 POSTCODE REGION

Leeds (LS2)

The LS2 postcode area is located in the Leeds postcode town region, within the county of West Yorkshire, and contains a total of 721 individual postcodes.

There are 5 electoral wards in the LS2 postcode area, including Ilkley, Leeds, Otley, Pudsey, Tadcaster, Wetherby, which come under the local authority of the Leeds Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 23% of people in LS2 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 LS2 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 55%WORKING
  • 45%UNEMPLOYED

45% of people in LS2 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 23%AB
  • 52%C2/C2
  • 24%DE

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

ETHNICITY

  • 56%WHITE
  • 44%NON-WHITE

56% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

LS2West Yorkshire

West Yorkshire

The county of West Yorkshire

LS2 is located in the county of West Yorkshire, in England.

West Yorkshire has a total population of 2,299,700, making it the 4th largest county in the UK.

West Yorkshire has a total area of 783 square miles, and a population density of 1133 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

LS2 Electoral Wards

The postal region of LS2, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Ilkley
Leeds
Otley
Pudsey
Tadcaster
Wetherby
West Yorkshire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeLS2
Postal TownLeeds
MSOA NameLeeds 111
LSOA NameLeeds 111A
CountyWest Yorkshire
RegionWest Yorkshire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityLeeds
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation
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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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