57,802TOTAL POPULATION
23,993HOUSEHOLDS
2.8%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£60,840AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
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PR4 POSTCODE REGION

Preston (PR4)

The PR4 postcode area is located in the Preston postcode town region, within the county of Lancashire, and contains a total of 1963 individual postcodes.

There are 125 electoral wards in the PR4 postcode area, including Chorley, Leyland, Preston, Southport which come under the local authority of the Preston Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 28% of people in PR4 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 PR4 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

  • 91%WORKING
  • 9%UNEMPLOYED

9% of people in PR4 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%.

PR4Lancashire

Lancashire

The county of Lancashire

PR4 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.

Lancashire Postal Town Map
Outward CodePR4
Postal TownPreston
MSOA NamePreston 002
LSOA NamePreston 002C
CountyLancashire
RegionLancashire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityPreston
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town

PR4 Electoral Wards

The postal region of PR4, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Banks
Barber's Moor
Barton
Becconsall
Bilsborrow
Blackleach
Black Pole
Bolton Houses
Bottom of Hutton
Bretherton
Broadfield
Brock
Broughton
Bryning
Cadley
Catforth
Clifton
Cocker Bar
Copp
Corner Row
Cottam
Crossens
Crossmoor
Croston
Cuddy Hill
Dowbridge
Duncombe
Earnshaw Bridge
Eaves
Elswick
Elswick Leys
Esprick
Far Banks
Farington
Farington Moss
Fiddler's Ferry
Freckleton
Goose Green
Great Eccleston
Great Plumpton
Greenhalgh
Hall Cross
Hall Green
Hesketh Bank
Hesketh Moss
Higher Bartle
Higher Penwortham
Holmes
Howick Cross
Hundred End
Hutton
Ingol
Inskip
Inskip Moss Side
Kellamergh
Kingsfold
Kirkham
Lane Heads
Larbreck
Larches
Lea
Lea Town
Lewth
Lightfoot Green
Little Eccleston
Little Hoole Moss Houses
Little Plumpton
Little Singleton
Longton
Lower Ballam
Lower Bartle
Lower Penwortham
Marshside
Matshead
Medlar
Mere Brow
Middleforth Green
Midge Hall
Moor Side
Moor Side
Moss Side
Moss Side
Mowbreck
Much Hoole
Much Hoole Moss Houses
Much Hoole Town
Mythop
New Longton
Newsham
Newton with Scales
Newtown
Nog Tow
Penwortham Lane
Preston
Ribby
Riverside Docklands
Roseacre
Runshaw Moor
Saltcotes
Sharoe Green
Shaw Green
Singleton
Sollom
Swillbrook
Tanterton
Tardy Gate
Tarleton
Tarleton Moss
Thistleton
Three Pools Waterways
Treales
Wade Hall
Walmer Bridge
Warton
Warton Bank
Weeton
Wesham
Westby
Wharles
White Stake
Willacy Lane End
Woodplumpton
Woodsfold
Wrea Green
Wymott
Wyre
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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 (PR) 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'.

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Lancashire Talking (Lancashire Constabulary)

Weather isn't great put pop down and have a chat and we can get you signed up to Lancashire Talking . Goodies to give away .

Lancashire Constabulary

Op Crankshaft - nuisance motorbikes (Lancashire Constabulary)

Afternoon, You've told us you are concerned about anti-social behaviour, road safety issues and/or nuisance motorbikes.Please report any non-urgent concerns via email to opcrankshaft@lancashire.police&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

Long Covid: St Annes man 'never recovered' from long-term effects

Roehl Ribaya was discharged from hospital in August but had a cardiac arrest and died in October.

BBC News

Suspicious activity Rosehill ward area (Lancashire Constabulary)

Possibly persons trying doors in the rosehill area of Burnley in the early hours of the morning. If you see anything suspicious please ring on 999

Lancashire Constabulary

THEFT OF MOTOR VEHICLE HORNBY STREET OSWALDTWISTLE (Lancashire Constabulary)

A BLUE FORD (EUROPE) GRAND C MAX ZETEC TURBO was stolen from an address in your neighbourhood between 18:45 hrs on Sunday 18th October and 11:18 hrs on Monday 19th October, 2020. CRIME PREVENTION - P&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

Phone SCAM ALERT (Lancashire Constabulary)

Please be aware of a SCAM that has come to our attention.Someone from a Manchester Area Code has called a resident in South Lancaster and had accussed them of Fraud.They were told to pay a fine. If t&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

Queens Park Rangers 0-2 Preston North End: Two penalties seal Preston win

Preston North End earn their second win of the season as they beat QPR thanks to a penalty in either half.

BBC News

Patrolling the Hyndburn North area (Lancashire Constabulary)

Dear Sir or madam, Yesterday myself and PC Paul Pountain patrolled the Hyndburn North area with the view to prevent and tackle any Anti Social Behaviour that maybe occurring. We politely ask that pare&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

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