49,069TOTAL POPULATION
20,629HOUSEHOLDS
5.4%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£28,080AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
NN8 POSTCODE REGION

Northampton (NN8)

The NN8 postcode area is located in the Northampton postcode town region, within the county of Northamptonshire, and contains a total of 1902 individual postcodes.

There are 7 electoral wards in the NN8 postcode area, including Brackley, Corby, Daventry, Kettering, Northampton, Rushden, Towcester, Wellingborough, which come under the local authority of the Wellingborough Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 18% of people in NN8 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 NN8 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 90%WORKING
  • 10%UNEMPLOYED

10% of people in NN8 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 18%AB
  • 52%C2/C2
  • 30%DE

According to census records, 18% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 80%WHITE
  • 20%NON-WHITE

80% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

NN8Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire

The county of Northamptonshire

NN8 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.

NN8 Electoral Wards

The postal region of NN8, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Brackley
Corby
Daventry
Kettering
Northampton
Rushden
Towcester
Wellingborough
Northamptonshire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeNN8
Postal TownNorthampton
MSOA NameWellingborough 006
LSOA NameWellingborough 006A
CountyNorthamptonshire
RegionNorthamptonshire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityWellingborough
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)
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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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