15,387TOTAL POPULATION
5,518HOUSEHOLDS
4.2%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£40,560AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
PR26 POSTCODE REGION

Preston (PR26)

The PR26 postcode area is located in the Preston postcode town region, within the county of Lancashire, and contains a total of 334 individual postcodes.

There are 3 electoral wards in the PR26 postcode area, including Chorley, Leyland, Preston, Southport, which come under the local authority of the South Ribble Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 23% of people in PR26 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 PR26 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 91%WORKING
  • 9%UNEMPLOYED

9% of people in PR26 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 23%AB
  • 56%C2/C2
  • 20%DE

According to census records, 23% 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%.

PR26Lancashire

Lancashire

The county of Lancashire

PR26 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.

PR26 Electoral Wards

The postal region of PR26, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Chorley
Leyland
Preston
Southport
Lancashire Postal Town Map
Outward CodePR26
Postal TownPreston
MSOA NameSouth Ribble 012
LSOA NameSouth Ribble 012D
CountyLancashire
RegionLancashire
CountryEngland
Local AuthoritySouth Ribble
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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