599TOTAL POPULATION
350HOUSEHOLDS
6.9%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£52,000AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
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WC1R POSTCODE REGION

London (WC1R)

The WC1R postcode area is located in the London postcode town region, within the county of Greater London, and contains a total of 330 individual postcodes.

There are 4 electoral wards in the WC1R postcode area, including London which come under the local authority of the Camden Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 41% of people in WC1R 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 WC1R 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

  • 78%WORKING
  • 22%UNEMPLOYED

22% of people in WC1R are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 41%AB
  • 44%C2/C2
  • 15%DE

According to census records, 41% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 44%WHITE
  • 56%NON-WHITE

44% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

WC1RGreater London

Greater London

The county of Greater London

WC1R is located in the county of Greater London, in England.

Greater London has a total population of 8,778,500, making it the 1st largest county in the UK.

Greater London has a total area of 606 square miles, and a population density of 5594 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Greater London Postal Town Map
Outward CodeWC1R
Postal TownLondon
MSOA NameCamden 028
LSOA NameCamden 028B
CountyGreater London
RegionGreater London
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityCamden
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

WC1R Electoral Wards

The postal region of WC1R, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Grays Inn
Holborn
Chancery Lane
Clerkenwell
London
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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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