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

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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 133 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.


SY21 is a postcode district in the Shrewsbury post town, covering the north east of Shropshire in England. It includes the north and east of the town of Shrewsbury itself, as well as the villages of Acton Scott, Bishton, Cardeston, Coalbrookdale, Donnington, Monkmoor, Much Wenlock, Sychdyn, and Woore, and the hamlet of Brookside. It was created in 1974 and is in the Shrewsbury post town which is part of the Shropshire region.

The SY21 postcode covers an area of approximately 153 square miles and has a population of over 75,000. It is a largely rural area, with a number of small villages and hamlets, and so the agriculture is fundamental to the local economy. There is a variety of businesses including retail, hospitality, health and social care, and manufacturing. There are also a number of small local businesses in the area.

The main town in the postcode district is Shrewsbury which is the county town of Shropshire. It is an attractive market town with some of its buildings dating back to medieval times and is surrounded by the Severn Valley and lovely countryside. Shrewsbury has a lot to offer visitors and locals alike, including a variety of restaurants, cafés, and bars, and an array of leisure activities, such as a theatre, galleries, museums, and the historic Quarry park.

The SY21 postcode district is served by a number of transport links, including the Shrewsbury railway station and Shrewsbury Airport. It is connected to other towns and cities in the region through a network of roads, railways, and the M54 motorway. Additionally, there is a local bus network with routes connecting the different villages and towns in the area.

Shrewsbury itself has a strong educational reputation with two well-regarded universities, Harper Adams University and Shrewsbury Sixth Form College. The area also has numerous primary and secondary schools to cater for different levels and abilities. It is also home to the National Trust's Attingham Park, a Grade I listed country estate with a variety of educational activities and events, as well as being home to a herd of red deer which roam free in the park.


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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.

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

SY21 Electoral Wards

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


Adfa
Arddleen
Aston Pigott
Aylesford Brook
Banwy
Belan
Bentlawnt
Berriew
Blackmore
Brockton
Bromlow
Brooks
Brunant
Bryn
Bryn Mawr
Powys
Bryn-penarth
Bulthy
Burgedin
Buttington
Bwlch-y-cibau
Camlad
Castle Caereinion
Cefn
Cefn Coch
Cegidfa
Chirbury
Cilcewydd
Cloddiau
Coed-y-wlad
Crewgreen
Criggion
Crosslanes
Ddol Cownwy
Dolanog
Dolymelinau
Dwyrhiw
Felindre
Foel
Forden
Four Crosses
Frochas
Fron
Fron
Gam
Geuffordd
Glanhanog
Gravels
Gravelsbank
Groes-lwyd
Groespluan
Guilsfield (Cegidfa)
Guilsfield Brook
Gwernydd
Haimwood
Hampton Beech
Haughton
Hemford
Hendomen
Hendre
Heniarth
Hope Park
Hopesgate
Kingswood
Laen
Leigh
Leighton
Little Worthen
Llandrinio
Llanerfyl
Llanfair Caereinion
Llanfihangel-yng-Ngwynfa
Llangadfan
Llangyniew
Llanllugan
Llanwyddelan
Lyde
Manafon
Marton
Meadowtown
Meifod
Melverley
Melverley Green
Middletown
Nant Wythan
New Cut
New Mills
Pant
Pant-y-ffridd
Pentirvin
Pentre
Pentre
Pentre Llifior
Pentre'r beirdd
Pen-y-bryn
Plasiolyn
Ponthen
Pont Llogel
Pontrobert
Pool Quay
Pwll
Refail
Rhiw
Rhos
Rhos Common
Rorrington
Rowley
Sarnau
Shelve
Shropshire Union Canal
Stanford
Stockton
Stocktonwood
Talerddig
Trallwng
Trederwen
Trefnanney
Tregynon
Trelystan
Trewern
Trwstllewelyn
Twrch
Varchoel
Vennington
Vron Gate
Waen-fach
Welshpool (Trallwng)
Wern
White Grit
Winnington Green
Wollaston
Worthen
Wotherton
Ystrad Uchaf
Browse Postcodes in SY21

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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 (SY) 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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