55,170TOTAL POPULATION
23,080HOUSEHOLDS
2.9%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£34,320AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
LE9 POSTCODE REGION

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 11 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.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 92%WORKING
  • 8%UNEMPLOYED

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

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 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%.

ETHNICITY

  • 95%WHITE
  • 5%NON-WHITE

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

LE9Leicestershire

Leicestershire

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.

LE9 Electoral Wards

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


Ashby-De-La-Zouch
Coalville
Hinckley
Ibstock
Leicester
Loughborough
Lutterworth
Market Harborough
Markfield
Melton Mowbray
Oakham
Wigston
Leicestershire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeLE9
Postal TownLeicester
MSOA NameHinckley and Bosworth 006
LSOA NameHinckley and Bosworth 006A
CountyLeicestershire
RegionLeicestershire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityHinckley and Bosworth
Area ClassificationLargely Rural (rural including hub towns 50-79%)
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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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