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Leicester (LE9)

The LE9 postcode area is located in the Leicester postcode town region, within the county of Leicestershire, and contains a total of 2156 individual postcodes.

There are 42 electoral wards in the LE9 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 Hinckley and Bosworth Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 23% of people in LE9 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 LE9 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

The LE9 postcode is situated in the Leicester district in the East Midlands region of England. Covering Narborough, Enderby, Thurlaston, Braunstone and Whetstone, the postcode area is served by the LE postcode district, which is part of the larger LE postcode area. The population of the postcode district at the 2011 UK Census was 24,452.

Narborough is the largest settlement in the LE9 postcode, being home to a village, a small industrial zone and the nearby Fosse Park shopping centre. It's also home to two historic listed buildings - Narborough Hall and Courthouse. Enderby is a village located a short distance from Leicester city centre, and is known for the “Enderby Mile”, a popular one mile walk through the canal and parklands of the area. Thurlaston is a large hamlet with an array of public houses and other attractions, while Braunstone is a small village known primarily for its attractive Victorian-era architecture. Whetstone, on the other hand, is a rapidly growing and expanding village situated on the outskirts of Leicester.

The LE9 postcode district is served by convenient transport links, such as the M1, M69 and M6 motorways, as well as the A426. The postcode district has a number of educational institutions for all ages, such as Ash Hill Academy in Whetstone, Braunstone Education Centre in Braunstone, and Hall Orbit Academy in Thurlaston.

Leisure options within the area are plentiful, with the nearby Mallory Park motor racing circuit, the Twycross Zoo, Woodlands Leisure Park and Sence Valley Country Park all in close proximity. There are also a number of golf clubs, leisure centres, shopping malls and green spaces for residents to enjoy.

The LE9 postcode district is an attractive area with something to suit everyone - traditional villages and modern developments, rich history and attractions to keep visitors entertained. From providing convenient transport and educational opportunities, to having plenty of things to do in your spare time, the LE9 postcode is the perfect place to call home.

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  • 92%WORKING

8% of people in LE9 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 23%AB
  • 56%C2/C2
  • 20%DE

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


  • 95%WHITE

95% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of Leicestershire

LE9 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 CodeLE9
Postal TownLeicester
MSOA NameHinckley and Bosworth 006
LSOA NameHinckley and Bosworth 006A
Local AuthorityHinckley and Bosworth
Area ClassificationLargely Rural (rural including hub towns 50-79%)

LE9 Electoral Wards

The postal region of LE9, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Aston Flamville
Bondman Hays
Broughton Astley
Earl Shilton
Hunt's Lane
Kirby Fields
Kirby Muxloe
Kirkby Mallory
Leicester Forest East
Merry Lees
Newbold Heath
Newbold Verdon
New Parks
Newtown Unthank
Normanton Turville
Potters Marston
Red Hill
Stoney Stanton
Sutton in the Elms
Browse Postcodes in LE9

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Click on an outward postal code below for more information about the area. Each 'outward' postcode give you a comprehensive list of all postcodes within the outward code area (LE) and estimated address.

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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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Solid sense of community, peaceful rural locale, handy range of amenities within easy reach.

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