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Leicester (LE11)

The LE11 postcode area is located in the Leicester postcode town region, within the county of Leicestershire, and contains a total of 2015 individual postcodes.

There are 8 electoral wards in the LE11 postcode area, including Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Coalville, Hinckley, Ibstock, Leicester, Loughborough, Lutterworth, Market Harborough, Markfield, Melton Mowbray, Oakham, Wigston which come under the local authority of the Charnwood Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 25% of people in LE11 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 LE11 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

The LE11 postcode is an area code for the town of Loughborough, located in the county of Leicestershire in England. It covers central Loughborough, including the well-known Loughborough University, and parts of surrounding villages such as Rothley, Mountsorrel, Quorn, Barrow-upon-Soar and Woodhouse Eaves.

Loughborough is a large town in the midlands of England, located close to Leicester, Nottingham and Derby. The area has a population of around 57,000 and is the home of Loughborough University, a world-renowned higher education establishment since 1909. Loughborough is known for its entrepreneurial spirit and is home to many highly respected businesses.

The LE11 postcode covers many different areas, from busy streets with restaurants, bars and retail outlets, to peaceful residential areas and picturesque villages. There are a large number of parks and open spaces, some of which are managed by Charnwood Borough Council, and plenty of places to visit in the area. Attractions in the LE11 postcode include Queen's Park, with a lake for fishing, ten-pin bowling and adventure golf; Loughborough Town Hall, a Grade II listed building; and Great Central Railway, which provides steam train rides from Leicester to Loughborough.

The area is well linked to the rest of the district with an efficient public transport system. By car, visitors to the area can take the A6 and M1 motorways, or the A512 and A6116 roads. Bus routes serve the area and there are rail links to Nottingham and Leicester; East Midlands Airport is also nearby.

Leicester is just a short drive from the LE11 postcode, offering extensive shopping, cultural attractions, and entertainment. The city also houses the National Space Centre, a fantastic visitor attraction with many interactive activities and educational displays.

Loughborough is a vibrant and welcoming town, with many events taking place throughout the year. These include the Loughborough Carnival, an annual event in May; the Summer Fete, which is held at the University campus; the Loughborough Show each August; and the popular Melton Mowbray Food Festival each October.

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  • 74%WORKING

26% of people in LE11 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 25%AB
  • 52%C2/C2
  • 23%DE

According to census records, 25% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 77%WHITE
  • 23%NON-WHITE

77% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of Leicestershire

LE11 is located in the county of Leicestershire, in England.

Leicestershire has a total population of 1,031,300, making it the 21st largest county in the UK.

Leicestershire has a total area of 832 square miles, and a population density of 478 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Leicestershire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeLE11
Postal TownLeicester
MSOA NameCharnwood 003
LSOA NameCharnwood 003A
Local AuthorityCharnwood
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town

LE11 Electoral Wards

The postal region of LE11, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Stanford on Soar
Thorpe Acre
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