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IntroductionLE5 5ED

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the LE5 5ED postcode area in Leicester.

We've got loads of statistics for LE5 5ED, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsLE5 5ED

What social class do the population of LE5 5ED belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is LE5 5ED 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 5ED from the Census 2011.


  • 28%Children
  • 72%Adults

28% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 4% are aged 76 or more.


  • 50%Male
  • 50%Female

From the last census, 50% of people in LE55ED male, and 50% female. Women outnumber men in Spinney Hills.


  • 10%AB
  • 38%C2/C2
  • 53%DE

According to census records, 10% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 30%SINGLE
  • 58%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in LE5 5ED is 30%. Single and 'other' people is 70%.


  • 6%WHITE
  • 93%NON-WHITE

6% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 69.3%WORKING

16.9% 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 5ED, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

LE5 5ED Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around LE5 5ED, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in LE5 5ED

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

LE5 5ED Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around LE5 5ED reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

LE5 5ED Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area LE55ED. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in LE5 5ED

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the LE5 5ED area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near LE5 5ED

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to LE5 5ED.

Travel around LE5 5ED

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 5ED

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 5ED area.

Taxis near LE5 5ED

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near LE5 5ED, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near LE5 5ED

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near LE5 5ED


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around LE5 5ED.

What's on near LE5 5ED

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near LE5 5ED, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near LE5 5ED

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area LE5 5ED.

Hotels near LE5 5ED

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near LE5 5ED, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information LE5 5ED

Local Amenities

Banks near LE5 5ED


Find the nearest bank or building society in LE5 5ED. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near LE5 5ED

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the LE5 5ED postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near LE5 5ED



The nearest schools in the LE5 5ED area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near LE5 5ED

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 5ED

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 5ED


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near LE5 5ED.

Emergencies in LE5 5ED

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 5ED



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around LE5 5ED. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Post Offices in LE5 5ED

Essential InformationLE5 5ED

LE55ED Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeLE5 5ED
Postal TownLeicester
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town

LE55ED Postal District

Compass Postal District

LE5 5ED 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 5ED.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Leicester1.4 miles W
Belgrave1.4 miles NW
Thurnby3 miles E
Wigston3.4 miles S
Syston3.8 miles NE
Thurcaston4.1 miles NW
Great Stretton4.2 miles E
Queniboro4.5 miles NE
Rothley4.9 miles N
Kirby Muxloe5 miles W
Enderby5.4 miles SW
Little Stretton5.4 miles E
Ketteringham5.7 miles SW
Hungerton5.8 miles E
Swithland5.8 miles NW
London89 miles SE
Glasgow253 miles NW
Edinburgh243 miles NW
Cardiff119 miles SW
Liverpool95 miles NW
Southampton120 miles S
Saint Ives128 miles S

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