preston PR2 Postcodes
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The PR2 postcode area is located in the Preston postcode town region, within the county of Lancashire, and contains a total of 2907 individual postcodes.
There are 29 electoral wards in the PR2 postcode area, including Chorley, Leyland, Preston, Southport which come under the local authority of the Preston Council.
Combining the whole postcode region, 21% of people in PR2 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 PR2 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.
15% of people in PR2 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.
According to census records, 21% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.
82% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.
PR2 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.
|MSOA Name||Preston 017|
|LSOA Name||Preston 017B|
|Area Classification||Urban with City and Town|
PR2 Electoral Wards
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Wheelie bin fires in the area (Lancashire Constabulary)
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