15,300TOTAL POPULATION
6,611HOUSEHOLDS
5.5%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£32,760AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
OL13 POSTCODE REGION

Oldham (OL13)

The OL13 postcode area is located in the Oldham postcode town region, within the county of Lancashire, and contains a total of 821 individual postcodes.

There are 6 electoral wards in the OL13 postcode area, including Ashton-Under-Lyne, Bacup, Heywood, Littleborough, Oldham, Rochdale, Todmorden, which come under the local authority of the Rossendale Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 15% of people in OL13 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 OL13 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 88%WORKING
  • 12%UNEMPLOYED

12% of people in OL13 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 15%AB
  • 54%C2/C2
  • 32%DE

According to census records, 15% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 96%WHITE
  • 4%NON-WHITE

96% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

OL13Lancashire

Lancashire

The county of Lancashire

OL13 is located in the county of Lancashire, in England.

Lancashire has a total population of 1,485,000, making it the 8th largest county in the UK.

Lancashire has a total area of 1187 square miles, and a population density of 482 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

OL13 Electoral Wards

The postal region of OL13, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Ashton-Under-Lyne
Bacup
Heywood
Littleborough
Oldham
Rochdale
Todmorden
Lancashire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeOL13
Postal TownOldham
MSOA NameRossendale 003
LSOA NameRossendale 003C
CountyLancashire
RegionLancashire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityRossendale
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town
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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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