35,866TOTAL POPULATION
15,515HOUSEHOLDS
8.1%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£29,120AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
S61 POSTCODE REGION

Sheffield (S61)

The S61 postcode area is located in the Sheffield postcode town region, within the county of South Yorkshire, and contains a total of 997 individual postcodes.

There are 7 electoral wards in the S61 postcode area, including Barnsley, Chesterfield, Dronfield, Hope Valley, Mexborough, Rotherham, Sheffield, Worksop, which come under the local authority of the Rotherham Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 12% of people in S61 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 S61 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 86%WORKING
  • 14%UNEMPLOYED

14% of people in S61 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 12%AB
  • 52%C2/C2
  • 36%DE

According to census records, 12% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 90%WHITE
  • 10%NON-WHITE

90% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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S61South Yorkshire

South Yorkshire

The county of South Yorkshire

S61 is located in the county of South Yorkshire, in England.

South Yorkshire has a total population of 1,385,000, making it the 10th largest county in the UK.

South Yorkshire has a total area of 599 square miles, and a population density of 892 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

S61 Electoral Wards

The postal region of S61, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Barnsley
Chesterfield
Dronfield
Hope Valley
Mexborough
Rotherham
Sheffield
Worksop
South Yorkshire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeS61
Postal TownSheffield
MSOA NameRotherham 016
LSOA NameRotherham 016A
CountySouth Yorkshire
RegionSouth Yorkshire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityRotherham
Area ClassificationUrban with Minor Conurbation
Browse Postcodes in S61

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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 (S) 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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South Pennines walk - Mytholmroyd and Cragg Vale

The paths are rough and steep but worth the effort to experience a different side of the South Pennines.

Yorkshire Life

A look ahead to spring and summer in Bridlington

We find out what’s happening in busy Bridlington as the town looks ahead to the new season.

Yorkshire Life

The Melting Pot project aims to rediscover the eating habits of Vikings

Students investigate Viking age cooking and eating habits to help archaeologists answer questions about the past.

Yorkshire Life

Waterways are celebrated in Yorkshire's 10th show garden at RHS Chelsea

The Canal & River Trust jin forces with Welcome to Yorkshire

Yorkshire Life

Otley school sorry after exam topic not taught to pupils

Students realised the error as they were sitting the religious studies GCSE exam.

BBC News

Hull-based Dead Bod Films reveal their movie-making plans for the city

Writer-producer Julian Woodford, co-founder of Hull-based Dead Bod Films, talks to Tony Greenway about his movie-making plans for the city

Yorkshire Life

Hannah Barker: Police find missing woman

Hannah Barker, who was picked up by officers hours before she was reported missing, has been found.

BBC News

TCS posts half-year NAV fall as it swings to loss of 8.7m

Leeds-based developer Town Centre Securities has posted a 6% fall in net asset value (NAV) for the six months to the end of December.

Property Week

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