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 3 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.
11% of people in L40 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.
According to census records, 30% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.
97% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.
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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.
L40 Electoral Wards
The postal region of L40, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:
|MSOA Name||West Lancashire 004|
|LSOA Name||West Lancashire 004C|
|Local Authority||West Lancashire|
|Area Classification||Urban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)|
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Burnley paedophile jailed over Sainsbury's toilet abuse
A man who admitted abusing seven-year-old boy in a supermarket toilet cubicle is jailed.BBC News
Murder investigation in Parbold (Lancashire Constabulary)
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