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IntroductionLE5 1DP

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the LE5 1DP postcode area in Leicester.

We've got loads of statistics for LE5 1DP, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsLE5 1DP

What social class do the population of LE5 1DP belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is LE5 1DP in Leicester, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about LE5 1DP from the Census 2011.


  • 29%Children
  • 71%Adults

29% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 4% are aged 76 or more.


  • 51.1%Male
  • 48.9%Female

From the last census, 51.1% of people in LE51DP male, and 48.9% female. Men outnumber women in Humberstone and Hamilton.


  • 12%AB
  • 49%C2/C2
  • 38%DE

According to census records, 12% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 36%SINGLE
  • 45%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in LE5 1DP is 36%. Single and 'other' people is 64%.


  • 68%WHITE
  • 34%NON-WHITE

68% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 83.8%WORKING

9.4% are either unemployed or students in this area. The UK unemployment rate is 4%.

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People and Demographics

People and Demographics


An in-depth look at the demographic data of the people who live in LE5 1DP, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

LE5 1DP Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around LE5 1DP, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in LE5 1DP

Constituency & Democracy Information


Find out the voting intentions, poll results, your local MP, 2015 election results and voting turnout for your local constituency.

LE5 1DP Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around LE5 1DP reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

LE5 1DP Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area LE51DP. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in LE5 1DP

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the LE5 1DP area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near LE5 1DP

Travel & Transport



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Travel around LE5 1DP

Traffic and Travel Reports

Traffic Reports

Don't let traffic become a pain in the bumper. The latest road traffic incidents & traffic jams around this postcode.

Traffic near LE5 1DP

Taxis and Minicabs

Taxi Firms

Book a taxi and leave the car at home. Here's a list of taxi and mini cab companies operating in the LE5 1DP area.

Taxis near LE5 1DP

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near LE5 1DP, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near LE5 1DP

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near LE5 1DP


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around LE5 1DP.

What's on near LE5 1DP

Local Attractions


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Attractions near LE5 1DP

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area LE5 1DP.

Hotels near LE5 1DP

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near LE5 1DP, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information LE5 1DP

Local Amenities

Banks near LE5 1DP


Find the nearest bank or building society in LE5 1DP. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near LE5 1DP

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the LE5 1DP postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near LE5 1DP



The nearest schools in the LE5 1DP area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near LE5 1DP

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

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Shopping Centres LE5 1DP

Police Stations

Police Stations

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Police Stations in LE5 1DP


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near LE5 1DP.

Emergencies in LE5 1DP

Post Offices

Post Offices

Whether you want to send a letter, make a Post Office transaction or pop a letter in the local postbox, we've got you covered.

Post Offices in LE5 1DP



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around LE5 1DP. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Libraries in LE5 1DP

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Essential InformationLE5 1DP

LE51DP Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeLE5 1DP
Postal TownLeicester
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town

LE51DP Postal District

Compass Postal District

LE5 1DP postcode is located in the postal town of Leicester. Leicester postal area may cover a large geographical region that may correspond to several postal districts, which may include many towns and/or villages. Use the map to determine the geographical location of the postcode LE5 1DP.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Belgrave2.2 miles W
Syston2.5 miles N
Thurnby2.5 miles SE
Queniboro2.8 miles NE
Leicester3.1 miles W
Great Stretton3.9 miles SE
Hungerton4.1 miles E
Thurcaston4.3 miles NW
Rothley4.6 miles NW
Wigston4.7 miles S
Ratcliffe On The Wreake4.8 miles N
Rearsby4.9 miles N
Sileby5 miles N
Little Stretton5.2 miles SE
Barsby5.4 miles E
London89 miles SE
Glasgow252 miles NW
Edinburgh243 miles NW
Cardiff121 miles SW
Liverpool96 miles NW
Southampton122 miles S
Saint Ives130 miles S

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