20,321TOTAL POPULATION
8,356HOUSEHOLDS
3.3%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£38,480AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
NR8 POSTCODE REGION

Norwich (NR8)

The NR8 postcode area is located in the Norwich postcode town region, within the county of Norfolk, and contains a total of 515 individual postcodes.

There are 15 electoral wards in the NR8 postcode area, including Attleborough, Beccles, Bungay, Cromer, Dereham, Fakenham, Great Yarmouth, Holt, Lowestoft, Melton Constable, North Walsham, Norwich, Sheringham, Walsingham, Wells-Next-The-Sea, Wymondham, which come under the local authority of the South Norfolk Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 24% of people in NR8 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 NR8 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 92%WORKING
  • 8%UNEMPLOYED

8% of people in NR8 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 24%AB
  • 58%C2/C2
  • 19%DE

According to census records, 24% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 95%WHITE
  • 5%NON-WHITE

95% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

NR8Norfolk

Norfolk

The county of Norfolk

NR8 is located in the county of Norfolk, in England.

Norfolk has a total population of 892,900, making it the 25th largest county in the UK.

Norfolk has a total area of 2080 square miles, and a population density of 165 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

NR8 Electoral Wards

The postal region of NR8, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Attleborough
Beccles
Bungay
Cromer
Dereham
Fakenham
Great Yarmouth
Holt
Lowestoft
Melton Constable
North Walsham
Norwich
Sheringham
Walsingham
Wells-Next-The-Sea
Wymondham
Norfolk Postal Town Map
Outward CodeNR8
Postal TownNorwich
MSOA NameSouth Norfolk 001
LSOA NameSouth Norfolk 001H
CountyNorfolk
RegionNorfolk
CountryEngland
Local AuthoritySouth Norfolk
Area ClassificationMainly Rural (rural including hub towns >=80%)
Browse Postcodes in NR8

Dig even deeper into the NR8 postcode by clicking on a postcode below:

Click on an outward postal code below for more information about the area. Each 'outward' postcode give you a comprehensive list of all postcodes within the outward code area (NR) and estimated address.

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'.

Your views ofNR8

Add your view of NR8

People need your local expertise. If you live in NR8 or have first-hand knowledge of the neighbourhood, please consider sharing your views. It's completely anonymous - all we ask is for your initials.

Your initials
Email (never published)
Your review

Please tell us what you like about the NR8 postcode area, what you don't like, and what it's like to live or work here.

Your opinions on...
LOCAL AMENITIES
FAMILY FRIENDLY
PARKING
GREEN SPACES
----

From the Postcode Area blog

Discrimination by Postcode

Discrimination by Postcode

You really couldn't make it up, could you? Some of the country's most vulnerable people are missing out on their weekly £25 Cold Weather Payment, just because the system that's in operation is discriminating against them because payments are based on postcode, rather than geographic location.

Read more

The Redesign is Underway

The Redesign is Underway

Well, the current website was absolutely in dire need of a good redesign - from the ground up. So I set out to pull it all apart and get it up and running again to become the most comprehensive guide to every postcode in the UK. And it's been a long, tough job from start to finish - and quite possibly the biggest project I've ever undertaken.

Read more

The Impossible Challenge of Affordability

The Impossible Challenge of Affordability

No wonder the younger generation are getting more and more frustrated with money - new research has revealed that even with a 10% deposit, 25-34 year olds are struggling to afford even the CHEAPEST houses on the market. Is there a solution to the 'impossible challenge'?

Read more