53,832TOTAL POPULATION
22,314HOUSEHOLDS
3.1%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£47,840AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME

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LU7 POSTCODE REGION

Luton (LU7)

The LU7 postcode area is located in the Luton postcode town region, within the county of Bedfordshire, and contains a total of 2526 individual postcodes.

There are 77 electoral wards in the LU7 postcode area, including Dunstable, Leighton Buzzard, Luton which come under the local authority of the Central Bedfordshire Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 31% of people in LU7 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 LU7 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.


The LU7 postcode is a geographic postcode located in the Luton district of Bedfordshire, England. It is principally found in the Chiltern Hills, southeast of the town of Luton.

The LU7 postcode comprises many small villages and rural localities, most of which are small and spread out in a region called the Chilterns. The majority of the postcode is within the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. A number of the villages have an agricultural and heritage interest; some are quite picturesque with thatched cottages and winding country lanes.

Within the LU7 postcode, there are some larger communities which benefit from local amenities such as schools, doctors' surgeries and shops. These villages are Ivinghoe, Marsworth, Wingrave and Wigginton.

The LU7 postcode also includes Runnymede, an area made popular by its connection to the signing of the Magna Carta, as well as the old market town of Tring, which has a history dating back to the 12th century. The northern part of the postcode includes parts of the Aylesbury Vale district, and here lies the Whipsnade Zoo, one of Britain's largest zoos.

The LU7 postcode also has excellent transport links, with direct access to the M25 motorway, as well as multiple rail connections serving London Euston and Birmingham stations. Services from Heathrow Airport are available via the Central Line and the Marston Vale Line.

The LU7 postcode provides a great diversity of lifestyle options to local residents. There are many cultural attractions on offer including The National Trust's Ashridge Estate, Chenies Manor, Waddesdon Manor, The Rothschild Foundation and Tring Natural History Museum. As well as local pubs, restaurants and country inns, the LU7 postcode also offers a range of leisure and outdoor activities, such as scenic walking and cycling trails, public golf courses and heritage buildings.


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Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 92%WORKING
  • 8%UNEMPLOYED

8% of people in LU7 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 31%AB
  • 53%C2/C2
  • 16%DE

According to census records, 31% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 91%WHITE
  • 9%NON-WHITE

91% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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LU7Bedfordshire

Bedfordshire

The county of Bedfordshire

LU7 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.

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Outward CodeLU7
Postal TownLuton
MSOA NameCentral Bedfordshire 019
LSOA NameCentral Bedfordshire 019A
CountyBedfordshire
RegionBedfordshire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityCentral Bedfordshire
Area ClassificationLargely Rural (rural including hub towns 50-79%)

LU7 Electoral Wards

The postal region of LU7, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Aston Abbotts
Battlesden
Beecroft
Bedfordshire
Bierton
Billington
Bragenham
Burcott
Burcott
Cheddington
Church End
Bedfordshire
Church End
Clipstone
Clipstone Brook
Crafton
Cublington
Dagnall
Drayton Parslow
Dunton
Eaton Bray
Edlesborough
Eggington
Elmhurst
Fox Corner
Great Brickhill
Greatgap
Green End
Grove
Heath and Reach
Hockliffe
Hollingdon
Honeywick
Horton
Horton Wharf
Hulcott
Ivinghoe
Ivinghoe Aston
Ledburn
Leighton Buzzard
Linslade
Little Billington
Littlecote
Long Marston
Lower End
Mentmore
Milton Bryan
Moor End
Northall
North End
Nup End
Old Linslade
Ouzel
Pitstone Green
Potsgrove
Rowsham
Rushmere
Salden
Sewell
Sheeplane
Slapton
Soulbury
Southcote
South End
Stanbridge
Stanbridgeford
Stewkley
Stewkley Dean
Stoke Hammond
Tebworth
The Green
Tilsworth
Toddington
Totternhoe
Whipsnade
Wing
Wingfield
Wingrave
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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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