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IntroductionLE5 2HU

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the LE5 2HU postcode area in Leicester.

We've got loads of statistics for LE5 2HU, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsLE5 2HU

What social class do the population of LE5 2HU belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is LE5 2HU 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 2HU from the Census 2011.


  • 19%Children
  • 81%Adults

19% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 16% are aged 76 or more.


  • 50%Male
  • 50%Female

From the last census, 50% of people in LE52HU male, and 50% female. Women outnumber men in Thurncourt.


  • 9%AB
  • 52%C2/C2
  • 39%DE

According to census records, 9% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 29%SINGLE
  • 43%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in LE5 2HU is 29%. Single and 'other' people is 72%.


  • 78%WHITE
  • 23%NON-WHITE

78% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 84.7%WORKING

9.9% 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 2HU, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

LE5 2HU Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around LE5 2HU, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in LE5 2HU

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

LE5 2HU Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around LE5 2HU reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

LE5 2HU Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area LE52HU. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in LE5 2HU

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the LE5 2HU area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near LE5 2HU

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to LE5 2HU.

Travel around LE5 2HU

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 2HU

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 2HU area.

Taxis near LE5 2HU

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near LE5 2HU, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near LE5 2HU

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near LE5 2HU


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around LE5 2HU.

What's on near LE5 2HU

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near LE5 2HU, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near LE5 2HU

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area LE5 2HU.

Hotels near LE5 2HU

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near LE5 2HU, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information LE5 2HU

Local Amenities

Banks near LE5 2HU


Find the nearest bank or building society in LE5 2HU. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near LE5 2HU

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the LE5 2HU postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near LE5 2HU



The nearest schools in the LE5 2HU area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near LE5 2HU

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

Shop until you drop at a retail park or shopping centre near here. There's nothing quite like a bit of retail therapy.

Shopping Centres LE5 2HU

Police Stations

Police Stations

Report a crime or make an enquiry at your local police station or constabulary in your area. Phone 101 in a non-emergency.

Police Stations in LE5 2HU


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near LE5 2HU.

Emergencies in LE5 2HU

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 2HU



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around LE5 2HU. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Post Offices in LE5 2HU

Essential InformationLE5 2HU

LE52HU Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeLE5 2HU
Postal TownLeicester
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town

LE52HU Postal District

Compass Postal District

LE5 2HU 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 2HU.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Thurnby2.1 miles SE
Belgrave2.6 miles W
Syston2.8 miles N
Queniboro2.9 miles N
Leicester3.3 miles W
Great Stretton3.4 miles SE
Hungerton3.8 miles E
Wigston4.5 miles SW
Little Stretton4.8 miles SE
Thurcaston4.8 miles NW
Rothley5.1 miles NW
Ratcliffe On The Wreake5.1 miles N
Rearsby5.2 miles N
Barsby5.2 miles E
Sileby5.4 miles NW
London89 miles SE
Glasgow253 miles NW
Edinburgh243 miles NW
Cardiff121 miles SW
Liverpool96 miles NW
Southampton121 miles S
Saint Ives129 miles S

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