The LU5 postcode area is located in the Luton postcode town region, within the county of Bedfordshire, and contains a total of 978 individual postcodes.
There are 2 electoral wards in the LU5 postcode area, including Dunstable, Leighton Buzzard, Luton, which come under the local authority of the Central Bedfordshire Council.
Combining the whole postcode region, 19% of people in LU5 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 LU5 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.
12% of people in LU5 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.
According to census records, 19% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.
85% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.
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LU5 is located in the county of Bedfordshire, in England.
Bedfordshire has a total population of 664,500, making it the 36th largest county in the UK.
Bedfordshire has a total area of 477 square miles, and a population density of 537 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.
LU5 Electoral Wards
The postal region of LU5, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:
|MSOA Name||Central Bedfordshire 030|
|LSOA Name||Central Bedfordshire 030B|
|Local Authority||Central Bedfordshire|
|Area Classification||Largely Rural (rural including hub towns 50-79%)|
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