18,095TOTAL POPULATION
7,450HOUSEHOLDS
3.1%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£39,000AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
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L40 POSTCODE REGION

Liverpool (L40)

The L40 postcode area is located in the Liverpool postcode town region, within the county of Lancashire, and contains a total of 701 individual postcodes.

There are 44 electoral wards in the L40 postcode area, including Bootle, Liverpool, Ormskirk, Prescot which come under the local authority of the West Lancashire Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 30% of people in L40 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 L40 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 89%WORKING
  • 11%UNEMPLOYED

11% of people in L40 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 30%AB
  • 54%C2/C2
  • 17%DE

According to census records, 30% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 97%WHITE
  • 3%NON-WHITE

97% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

L40Lancashire

Lancashire

The county of Lancashire

L40 is located in the county of Lancashire, in England.

Lancashire has a total population of 1,485,000, making it the 8th largest county in the UK.

Lancashire has a total area of 1187 square miles, and a population density of 482 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Lancashire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeL40
Postal TownLiverpool
MSOA NameWest Lancashire 004
LSOA NameWest Lancashire 004C
CountyLancashire
RegionLancashire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityWest Lancashire
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)

L40 Electoral Wards

The postal region of L40, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Andertons Mill
Ashurst
Bank Top
Lancashire
Bescar
Bispham Green
Black Moor
Burscough
Burscough Bridge
Carr Cross
Dalton
Douglas
Drummersdale
Eccleston
Grimshaw Green
Heaton's Bridge
High Moor
Hill Dale
Holland Lees
Holmes
Holmeswood
Hoscar
Hurlston
Hurlston Green
Lathom
Mawdesley
Mere Brow
Newburgh
New Lane
Newtown
Ormskirk
Parbold
Pinfold
Primrose Hill
Ring o' Bells
Roby Mill
Rufford
Sandy Brook
Scarisbrick
Smithy Lane Ends
Snape Green
Sollom
Tarlscough
Westhead
Whalleys
Browse Postcodes in L40

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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 (L) 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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