19,772TOTAL POPULATION
8,539HOUSEHOLDS
8.6%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£26,520AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
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S62 POSTCODE REGION

Sheffield (S62)

The S62 postcode area is located in the Sheffield postcode town region, within the county of South Yorkshire, and contains a total of 726 individual postcodes.

There are 7 electoral wards in the S62 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, 10% of people in S62 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 S62 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 S62 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 10%AB
  • 52%C2/C2
  • 38%DE

According to census records, 10% 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%.

S62South Yorkshire

South Yorkshire

The county of South Yorkshire

S62 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.

S62 Electoral Wards

The postal region of S62, 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 CodeS62
Postal TownSheffield
MSOA NameRotherham 008
LSOA NameRotherham 008C
CountySouth Yorkshire
RegionSouth Yorkshire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityRotherham
Area ClassificationUrban with Minor Conurbation
Browse Postcodes in S62

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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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