23,047TOTAL POPULATION
9,512HOUSEHOLDS
2.7%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£48,360AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
NN12 POSTCODE REGION

Northampton (NN12)

The NN12 postcode area is located in the Northampton postcode town region, within the county of Northamptonshire, and contains a total of 1036 individual postcodes.

There are 7 electoral wards in the NN12 postcode area, including Brackley, Corby, Daventry, Kettering, Northampton, Rushden, Towcester, Wellingborough, which come under the local authority of the South Northamptonshire Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 34% of people in NN12 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 NN12 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

  • 91%WORKING
  • 9%UNEMPLOYED

9% of people in NN12 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 34%AB
  • 51%C2/C2
  • 15%DE

According to census records, 34% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 92%WHITE
  • 8%NON-WHITE

92% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

NN12Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire

The county of Northamptonshire

NN12 is located in the county of Northamptonshire, in England.

Northamptonshire has a total population of 733,100, making it the 33rd largest county in the UK.

Northamptonshire has a total area of 913 square miles, and a population density of 310 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

NN12 Electoral Wards

The postal region of NN12, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Brackley
Corby
Daventry
Kettering
Northampton
Rushden
Towcester
Wellingborough
Northamptonshire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeNN12
Postal TownNorthampton
MSOA NameSouth Northamptonshire 004
LSOA NameSouth Northamptonshire 004E
CountyNorthamptonshire
RegionNorthamptonshire
CountryEngland
Local AuthoritySouth Northamptonshire
Area ClassificationMainly Rural (rural including hub towns >=80%)
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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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