19,220TOTAL POPULATION
8,034HOUSEHOLDS
4.5%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£31,720AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME

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SY13 POSTCODE REGION

Shrewsbury (SY13)

The SY13 postcode area is located in the Shrewsbury postcode town region, within the county of Shropshire, and contains a total of 982 individual postcodes.

There are 136 electoral wards in the SY13 postcode area, including Aberystwyth, Bishops Castle, Borth, Bow Street, Bucknell, Caersws, Church Stretton, Craven Arms, Ellesmere, Llanbrynmair, Llandinam, Llanfechain, Llanfyllin, Llanidloes, Llanon, Llanrhystud, Llansantffraid, Llanymynech, Ludlow, Lydbury North, Machynlleth, Malpas, Meifod, Montgomery, Newtown, Oswestry, Shrewsbury, Talybont, Tregaron, Welshpool, Whitchurch, Ystrad Meurig which come under the local authority of the Shropshire Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 25% of people in SY13 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 SY13 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


The SY13 postcode covers a wide area of Shrewsbury and its forested hinterland of north Shropshire. It encompasses a diverse range of stunning countryside, market towns and secluded rural villages. It covers an area 28 miles east of the Welsh border and provides a range of local plannings which are home to a wide range of people from all backgrounds. It borders on The Wrekin in the south, Telford in the east, the villages of Wem and Whitchurch in the west and Whittington in the North.

The SY13 postcode is famous for its natural beauty, historic heritage buildings, picturesque villages and countryside. Much of the area has remained unchanged due to powerful conservation laws and there are many diverse habitats, including ancient woodland, meadows, wetlands, riverbanks and grasslands, providing a haven for wildlife and a popular destination for walkers.

The area is well known for its great educational and healthcare facilities, featuring the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Shrewsbury College, Shrewsbury Sixth Form College and two grammar schools; Shrewsbury High School and Shrewsbury School.

There are a range of pubs, cafés and restaurants, and more unusual attractions such as Shrewsbury Castle, The Lion Gates and St. Chad's Church, one of the oldest churches in England. In addition, the area boasts charming villages and friendly market towns such as Ellesmere, Market Drayton, Much Wenlock, Wem and Whitchurch, offering an array of independent shops, cafes and dining options, with a range of family-run businesses focusing on local produce.

The SY13 postcode is also ideal for commuters, as it is on the main line linking Birmingham and Manchester and is just an hour away from Birmingham International Airport. It also enjoys close proximity to the Shropshire Union Canal and the River Severn, providing fantastic opportunities for outdoor hobbies such as fishing, sailing, leisurely walks and cycling.

In short, the SY13 postcode area of Shrewsbury offers natural beauty, historic and cultural sites, excellent educational and healthcare facilities, a variety of rural attractions, independent businesses and excellent commuting opportunities.


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Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 90%WORKING
  • 10%UNEMPLOYED

10% of people in SY13 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 25%AB
  • 55%C2/C2
  • 21%DE

According to census records, 25% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 96%WHITE
  • 4%NON-WHITE

96% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

SY13Shropshire

Shropshire

The county of Shropshire

SY13 is located in the county of Shropshire, in England.

Shropshire has a total population of 486,300, making it the 42nd largest county in the UK.

Shropshire has a total area of 1346 square miles, and a population density of 139 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Shropshire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeSY13
Postal TownShrewsbury
MSOA NameShropshire 001
LSOA NameShropshire 001D
CountyShropshire
RegionShropshire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityShropshire
Area ClassificationLargely Rural (rural including hub towns 50-79%)

SY13 Electoral Wards

The postal region of SY13, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Abbey Green
Alkington
Arowry
Ash Magna
Ash Parva
Aston
Cheshire
Balmer
Balmer Heath
Barnett Brook
Bell o' th' Hill
Bettisfield
Bickley Moss
Bickley Town
Bickleywood
Blackoe
Bletchley
Bradeley Green
Bradley Green
Breaden Heath
Bronington
Brooklands
Broomhall
Broomhall Green
Broughall
Burleydam
Cadney Bank
Calverhall
Carden Brook
Chemistry
Chorlton Lane
Colemere
Coton
Cotonwood
Cross o' th' Hill
Cuddington Heath
Cumber's Bank
Darliston
Dobson's Bridge
Drury Lane
Ebnal
Edge Green
Eglwys Cross
Fauls
Fenn's Bank
Gauntons Bank
Grindley Brook
Hall Green
Hampton Bank
Hampton Green
Hampton Heath
Hanmer
Hetherson Green
Higher Wych
Hollins Lane
Hollinwood
Horseman's Green
Horton Green
Ightfield
Ightfield Heath
Kidnal
Ladywell
Lighteach
Lightwood Green
Little Arowry
Little Green
Lower Threapwood
Lower Wych
Lyneal
Lyneal Mill
Malpas
Marbury
Marley Green
Merehead
Mickley
Moreton Say
Moretonwood
Newhall
Newstreet Lane
Newton
New Woodhouses
No Man's Heath
Norbury
Norbury Common
Northwood
Oldcastle Heath
Old Woodhouses
Paddolgreen
Painters Green
Pandy
Park Lane
Pinsley Green
Platt Lane
Poolhead
Prees
Prees Heath
Prees Higher Heath
Prees Lower Heath
Prees Wood
Quina Brook
Quoisley
Ravensmoor
Redbrook
Rhiews
Royal's Green
Sandford
Shocklach
Shocklach Green
Soulton Brook
Sound
Sound Heath
Stanley Green
Steel Heath
Street Lydan
Swanwick Green
Tallarn Green
Tarts Hill
Ternhill
The Chequer
Threapwood
Three Fingers
Tilstock
Upper College
Upper Threapwood
Waterloo
Waymills
Weaver
Welshampton
Welsh End
Whitchurch
Whitewell
Whixall
Wilkesley
Willaston
Wirswall
Worthenbury
Wrenbury
Browse Postcodes in SY13

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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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