37,542TOTAL POPULATION
15,553HOUSEHOLDS
2.7%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£45,240AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
PR3 POSTCODE REGION

Preston (PR3)

The PR3 postcode area is located in the Preston postcode town region, within the county of Lancashire, and contains a total of 1475 individual postcodes.

There are 3 electoral wards in the PR3 postcode area, including Chorley, Leyland, Preston, Southport, which come under the local authority of the Wyre Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 28% of people in PR3 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 PR3 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 90%WORKING
  • 10%UNEMPLOYED

10% of people in PR3 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 28%AB
  • 55%C2/C2
  • 17%DE

According to census records, 28% 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%.

PR3Lancashire

Lancashire

The county of Lancashire

PR3 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.

PR3 Electoral Wards

The postal region of PR3, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Chorley
Leyland
Preston
Southport
Lancashire Postal Town Map
Outward CodePR3
Postal TownPreston
MSOA NameWyre 006
LSOA NameWyre 006C
CountyLancashire
RegionLancashire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityWyre
Area ClassificationLargely Rural (rural including hub towns 50-79%)
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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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