30,914TOTAL POPULATION
11,661HOUSEHOLDS
3.5%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£34,840AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME

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SY23 POSTCODE REGION

Shrewsbury (SY23)

The SY23 postcode area is located in the Shrewsbury postcode town region, within the county of Ceredigion, and contains a total of 1213 individual postcodes.

There are 98 electoral wards in the SY23 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 Ceredigion Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 21% of people in SY23 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 SY23 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


The SY23 postcode in the UK is a postcode district that covers the area around Aberystwyth in Ceredigion, Mid Wales. It is part of the SY postcode area, which also includes parts of South West Wales including Cardiganshire, Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire and Swansea. The SY23 area includes the town of Aberystwyth itself, the villages of Albano, Bow Street, Llanbadarn Fawr, Capel Dewi, and other rural communities including the settlements at Aberffrwd and Garras.

The postcode district serves a population of about 11,000 people. Historically, the local economy has been primarily agricultural, but in modern times tourism and other service industries such as education, hospitality and retail have become increasingly important.

The SY23 area is home to the University of Aberystwyth, two hospitals, several historic sites, and a number of theatres. The coastline and beaches are popular with tourists, and the area is known for its surfing and water sports. Aberystwyth is also known for its picturesque harbour, with its Victorian promenade, and Castle Point with views over the sea.

The area is served by an extensive bus network, including services to nearby towns and cities such as Carmarthen, Shrewsbury and Birmingham. It is also served by Aberystwyth railway station on the Cambrian Line, which runs through the district and provides regular services to such places as Machynlleth, Pwllheli, Shrewsbury and Birmingham.

The main shopping area is in the town of Aberystwyth itself, which also has a wide range of restaurants, bars, and other amenities. Other local centres include Bow Street, Capel Dewi, and Taliesin. The area is also home to a number of festivals and events, including the Aberystwyth Arts Centre Festival and the Aberystwyth Food Festival.

Local sports clubs include Aberystwyth Town FC, Aberystwyth Golf Club, Aberystwyth Baseball and Softball Club, and Aberystwyth Rowing Club. The area has its own county cricket club, as well as a number of athletics and rugby clubs.

Aberystwyth and the surrounding area of SY23 are surrounded by a stunning natural landscape with hills such as Plynlimon to the south and the Cambrian Mountains to the north. The area also has four National Nature Reserves, including Cors Fochno, Ynys-hir and the Dyfi Estuary.

The SY23 postcode serves a stunning and diverse area filled with natural beauty, excellent amenities and a strong sense of community. It is an area that welcomes tourists and has plenty to offer all year round.


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Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 76%WORKING
  • 24%UNEMPLOYED

24% of people in SY23 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 21%AB
  • 59%C2/C2
  • 20%DE

According to census records, 21% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 92%WHITE
  • 8%NON-WHITE

92% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

SY23Ceredigion

Ceredigion

The county of Ceredigion

SY23 is located in the county of Ceredigion, in Wales.

Ceredigion has a total population of 74,100, making it the 19th largest county in the UK.

Ceredigion has a total area of 688 square miles, and a population density of 41 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Ceredigion Postal Town Map
Outward CodeSY23
Postal TownShrewsbury
MSOA NameCeredigion 002
LSOA NameCeredigion 002B
CountyCeredigion
RegionCeredigion
CountryWales
Local AuthorityCeredigion
Area ClassificationUnclassified

SY23 Electoral Wards

The postal region of SY23, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Aberffrwd
Abermagwr
Aberystwyth
Banc-y-Darren
Bethania
Blaenpennal
Blaenplwyf
Bont-goch (Elerch)
Borth
Bow Street
Bronnant
Brynafan
Capel Bangor
Capel Dewi
Capel Seion
Cefn Llwyd
Chancery
Clarach
Cnwch Coch
Comins Coch
Cross Inn
Crosswood
Cwmbrwyno
Cwmerfyn
Cwmsymlog
Cwmystwyth
Devil's Bridge (Pontarfynach)
Dole
Dollwen
Dôl-y-Bont
Elerch
Ffair-Rhos
Garth
Glanrafon
Glanwern
Goginan
Gors
Llanafan
Llanbadarn Fawr
Llanddeiniol
Llandre
Llanfarian
Llanfihangel-y-Creuddyn
Llangorwen
Llangwyryfon
Llanifyny
Llanilar
Llan-non
Llanrhystud
Llansantffraed
Lledrod
Llywernog
Maes-bangor
Moriah
Mynydd Bach
Nantyronen Station
Nebo
New Row
Old Goginan
Pant Mawr
Pant-y-crug
Pen-bont Rhydybeddau
Pennant
Penparcau
Penrhyn-coch
Penybont
Pen-y-garn
Pisgah
Plas Gogerddan
Pontarfynach
Ponterwyd
Pontrhydfendigaid
Pont Rhydgaled
Pont-rhyd-y-groes
Rhos Haminiog
Rhos-y-garth
Rhyd-Rosser
Rhydyfelin
Rhydypennau
Salem
Southgate
Staylittle
Strata Florida
Swyddffynnon
Tal-y-bont
Trawsnant
Trefechan
Trefenter
Trisant
Ty-Newydd
Tynygraig
Tynyrwtra
Upper Borth
Waun Fawr
Wenallt
Ysbyty Cynfyn
Ysbyty Ystwyth
Ystradmeurig
Ystumtuen
Browse Postcodes in SY23

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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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