55,673TOTAL POPULATION
23,826HOUSEHOLDS
4.0%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£32,760AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
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PR7 POSTCODE REGION

Preston (PR7)

The PR7 postcode area is located in the Preston postcode town region, within the county of Lancashire, and contains a total of 1813 individual postcodes.

There are 29 electoral wards in the PR7 postcode area, including Chorley, Leyland, Preston, Southport which come under the local authority of the Chorley Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 24% of people in PR7 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 PR7 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 PR7 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 24%AB
  • 54%C2/C2
  • 22%DE

According to census records, 24% 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%.

PR7Lancashire

Lancashire

The county of Lancashire

PR7 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 CodePR7
Postal TownPreston
MSOA NameChorley 010
LSOA NameChorley 010D
CountyLancashire
RegionLancashire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityChorley
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)

PR7 Electoral Wards

The postal region of PR7, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Adlington
Anderton
Andertons Mill
Birkacre
Bolton Green
Charnock Green
Charnock Richard
Chorley
Coppull
Coppull Moor
Cowling
Eccleston
Euxton
Hartwood
Heath Charnock
Heskin Green
Johnson's Hillock
Limbrick
Lower Copthurst
Lucas Green
Mossy Lea
Newtown
Pincock
Runshaw Moor
Shaw Green
Wade Hall
Weld Bank
Wheelton
Whittle-le-Woods
Wrightington Bar
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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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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

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

Covid-19: How will London and Essex cope with Tier 2 rules?

People in London, Essex and York will be banned from meeting people outside their home from Saturday.

BBC News

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

Blackpool homeless night shelter to reopen as winter approaches

The Streetlife shelter in Blackpool, which closed during the Covid-19 lockdown, will reopen in November.

BBC News

Blackpool 0-1 Charlton Athletic

Chuks Aneke's late strike earns Charlton their second successive league win as they beat Blackpool 1-0 at Bloomfield Road.

BBC News

GPS and Auto track system thefts (Lancashire Constabulary)

Hi Sir or madam A farmer from the Cabus area has had his GPS and Auto track system stolen from one of his tractors. If you have seen or heard anything suspicious around the Cabus area between 18:30 on&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

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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Death of the High Street?

Death of the High Street?

The BBC reports that despite councils' attempts to kurb them, the UK's high streets have seen a huge growth in fast food outlets. Could this mark the death knell for the Great British high street, and what can we do about it to halt its decline?

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Discrimination by Postcode

Discrimination by Postcode

You really couldn't make it up, could you? Some of the country's most vulnerable people are missing out on their weekly £25 Cold Weather Payment, just because the system that's in operation is discriminating against them because payments are based on postcode, rather than geographic location.

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The Redesign is Underway

The Redesign is Underway

Well, the current website was absolutely in dire need of a good redesign - from the ground up. So I set out to pull it all apart and get it up and running again to become the most comprehensive guide to every postcode in the UK. And it's been a long, tough job from start to finish - and quite possibly the biggest project I've ever undertaken.

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The Impossible Challenge of Affordability

The Impossible Challenge of Affordability

No wonder the younger generation are getting more and more frustrated with money - new research has revealed that even with a 10% deposit, 25-34 year olds are struggling to afford even the CHEAPEST houses on the market. Is there a solution to the 'impossible challenge'?

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