34,641TOTAL POPULATION
14,786HOUSEHOLDS
3.8%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£29,640AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
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PR6 POSTCODE REGION

Preston (PR6)

The PR6 postcode area is located in the Preston postcode town region, within the county of Lancashire, and contains a total of 1442 individual postcodes.

There are 50 electoral wards in the PR6 postcode area, including Chorley, Leyland, Preston, Southport which come under the local authority of the Chorley Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 26% of people in PR6 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 PR6 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 PR6 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 26%AB
  • 52%C2/C2
  • 22%DE

According to census records, 26% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 94%WHITE
  • 6%NON-WHITE

94% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

PR6Lancashire

Lancashire

The county of Lancashire

PR6 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 CodePR6
Postal TownPreston
MSOA NameChorley 009
LSOA NameChorley 009A
CountyLancashire
RegionLancashire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityChorley
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)

PR6 Electoral Wards

The postal region of PR6, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Abbey Village
Adlington
Anderton
Bamber Bridge
Belmont
Birkacre
Brindle
Brinscall
Cherry Tree
Chorley
Clayton Brook
Clayton Green
Clayton-le-Woods
Coppull
Coup Green
Cowling
Ewood
Feniscliffe
Feniscowles
Feniscowles
Gregson Lane
Hartwood
Heath Charnock
Higher Walton
Higher Wheelton
Hoghton
Hoghton Bottoms
Jack Green
Johnson's Hillock
Lane Ends
Limbrick
Lower Copthurst
Lucas Green
Mill Hill
Ollerton Fold
Pippin Street
Pleasington
Riley Green
Rivington
Seed Lee
Thorpe Green
Tockholes
Top o'th' Lane
Walton Summit
Waterloo
Weld Bank
Wheelton
White Coppice
Whittle-le-Woods
Withnell
Withnell Fold
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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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