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IntroductionNN8 6XL

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the NN8 6XL postcode area in Northampton.

We've got loads of statistics for NN8 6XL, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsNN8 6XL

What social class do the population of NN8 6XL belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is NN8 6XL in Northampton, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about NN8 6XL from the Census 2011.


  • 22%Children
  • 78%Adults

22% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 5% are aged 76 or more.


  • 100%Male
  • 0%Female

From the last census, 100% of people in NN86XL male, and 0% female. Men outnumber women in Castle.


  • 13%AB
  • 49%C2/C2
  • 38%DE

According to census records, 13% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 41%SINGLE
  • 36%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in NN8 6XL is 41%. Single and 'other' people is 58%.


  • 83%WHITE
  • 17%NON-WHITE

83% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 88.5%WORKING

6.3% are either unemployed or students in this area. The UK unemployment rate is 4%.

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People and Demographics

People and Demographics


An in-depth look at the demographic data of the people who live in NN8 6XL, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

NN8 6XL Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around NN8 6XL, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in NN8 6XL

Constituency & Democracy Information


Find out the voting intentions, poll results, your local MP, 2015 election results and voting turnout for your local constituency.

NN8 6XL Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around NN8 6XL reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

NN8 6XL Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area NN86XL. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in NN8 6XL

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the NN8 6XL area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near NN8 6XL

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to NN8 6XL.

Travel around NN8 6XL

Traffic and Travel Reports

Traffic Reports

Don't let traffic become a pain in the bumper. The latest road traffic incidents & traffic jams around this postcode.

Traffic near NN8 6XL

Taxis and Minicabs

Taxi Firms

Book a taxi and leave the car at home. Here's a list of taxi and mini cab companies operating in the NN8 6XL area.

Taxis near NN8 6XL

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near NN8 6XL, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near NN8 6XL

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near NN8 6XL


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around NN8 6XL.

What's on near NN8 6XL

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near NN8 6XL, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near NN8 6XL

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area NN8 6XL.

Hotels near NN8 6XL

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near NN8 6XL, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information NN8 6XL

Local Amenities

Banks near NN8 6XL


Find the nearest bank or building society in NN8 6XL. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near NN8 6XL

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the NN8 6XL postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near NN8 6XL



The nearest schools in the NN8 6XL area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near NN8 6XL

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

Shop until you drop at a retail park or shopping centre near here. There's nothing quite like a bit of retail therapy.

Shopping Centres NN8 6XL

Police Stations

Police Stations

Report a crime or make an enquiry at your local police station or constabulary in your area. Phone 101 in a non-emergency.

Police Stations in NN8 6XL


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near NN8 6XL.

Emergencies in NN8 6XL

Post Offices

Post Offices

Whether you want to send a letter, make a Post Office transaction or pop a letter in the local postbox, we've got you covered.

Post Offices in NN8 6XL



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around NN8 6XL. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Post Offices in NN8 6XL

Essential InformationNN8 6XL

NN86XL Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeNN8 6XL
Postal TownNorthampton
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)

NN86XL Postal District

Compass Postal District

NN8 6XL postcode is located in the postal town of Northampton. Northampton postal area may cover a large geographical region that may correspond to several postal districts, which may include many towns and/or villages. Use the map to determine the geographical location of the postcode NN8 6XL.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Wellingborough1 miles W
Doddington2.6 miles SW
Finedon2.8 miles NE
Burton Latimer3.4 miles N
Isham3.5 miles N
Pytchley4.1 miles NW
Rushden4.1 miles E
Sywell4.7 miles W
Strixton4.7 miles S
Grendon4.8 miles S
Cranford4.8 miles NE
Addington5.2 miles NE
Podington5.4 miles SE
Whiston5.7 miles SW
Ecton5.8 miles SW
London60 miles SE
Glasgow281 miles NW
Edinburgh270 miles NW
Cardiff122 miles W
Liverpool123 miles NW
Southampton102 miles S
Saint Ives113 miles SW

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