17,136TOTAL POPULATION
7,324HOUSEHOLDS
3.9%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£34,320AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
SY21 POSTCODE REGION

Shrewsbury (SY21)

The SY21 postcode area is located in the Shrewsbury postcode town region, within the county of Powys, and contains a total of 1017 individual postcodes.

There are 31 electoral wards in the SY21 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 Powys Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 19% of people in SY21 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 SY21 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 SY21 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 19%AB
  • 58%C2/C2
  • 23%DE

According to census records, 19% 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%.

SY21Powys

Powys

The county of Powys

SY21 is located in the county of Powys, in Wales.

Powys has a total population of 132,200, making it the 11th largest county in the UK.

Powys has a total area of 2000 square miles, and a population density of 25 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

SY21 Electoral Wards

The postal region of SY21, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


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
Powys Postal Town Map
Outward CodeSY21
Postal TownShrewsbury
MSOA NamePowys 006
LSOA NamePowys 006B
CountyPowys
RegionPowys
CountryWales
Local AuthorityPowys
Area ClassificationUnclassified
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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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