7,014TOTAL POPULATION
3,122HOUSEHOLDS
2.9%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£36,920AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME

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SY6 POSTCODE REGION

Shrewsbury (SY6)

The SY6 postcode area is located in the Shrewsbury postcode town region, within the county of Shropshire, and contains a total of 375 individual postcodes.

There are 79 electoral wards in the SY6 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, 28% of people in SY6 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 SY6 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.


The SY6 postcode is the postcode for the Shrewsbury district of Shropshire in the United Kingdom. It covers an area of approximately 47 square miles and has a population of around 39,000 people.

The postcode was established in 1974 as part of the London postal district system and was redesigned in 1983. SY6 is split up into two post towns, the first being Shrewsbury and the second being Pontesbury and Minsterley. The SY6 area is surrounded by postcodes in the SY4, SY7, TF11 and SY10 area.

SY6 offers a unique and diverse range of experiences. The county town of Shrewsbury is located at the heart of the postcode and is famous for its medieval architecture, shopping, sights, attractions and annual events. Pontesbury to the south is a charming town which boasts a number of interesting independent shops, while Minsterley to the north is home to a range of activities, including a leisure centre and an historic church.

Away from the towns and villages of SY6 there is a host of natural beauty to explore. The Long Mynd, Stiperstones and the Shropshire Hills offer plenty of places to explore as well as numerous walking and cycling trails. The River Severn skirts the western edge of the postcode, while the River Tern meanders through the eastern edges. A wealth of picturesque villages and farms dot the area, providing a traditional rural background to the landscape.

TheSY6 postcode has a lot to offer visitors. Whether you're looking for a relaxing break in rural Shropshire, a retail experience in bustling Shrewsbury or a spot of wild exploration in some of The Long Mynd's many hidden wonders, SY6 has something for everyone.


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Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 91%WORKING
  • 9%UNEMPLOYED

9% of people in SY6 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 28%AB
  • 56%C2/C2
  • 16%DE

According to census records, 28% 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%.

SY6Shropshire

Shropshire

The county of Shropshire

SY6 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 CodeSY6
Postal TownShrewsbury
MSOA NameShropshire 032
LSOA NameShropshire 032C
CountyShropshire
RegionShropshire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityShropshire
Area ClassificationLargely Rural (rural including hub towns 50-79%)

SY6 Electoral Wards

The postal region of SY6, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Acton Burnell
Acton Scott
Alcaston
All Stretton
Ashbrook
Aston Munslow
Beambridge
Betchcott
Birtley
Broadstone
Broncroft
Broome
Burwood
Shropshire
Bushmoor
Byne Brook
Cardington
Causewaywood
Chelmick
Churchmoor Rough
Church Preen
Church Stretton
Comley
Corve
Cound Brook
Cwm Head
Easthope
Easthopewood
East Wall
Eaton
Enchmarsh
Felhampton
Frodesley
Gretton
Hamperley
Harton
Hatton
Hazler
Henley
Holdgate
Hollyhurst
Hope Bowdler
Hughley
Hughley Brook
Hungerford
Inwood
Kenley
Leebotwood
Little London
Little Stretton
Longnor
Longnor Park
Longville in the Dale
Lushcott
Marshbrook
Medlicott
Middlehope
Minton
Munslow
Picklescott
Plaish
Ragdon
Ratlinghope
Ruckley
Rushbury
Smethcott
Soudley
Stoneacton
The Corner
Ticklerton
Tugford
Walkmills
Wall Bank
Wall under Heywood
Westcott
Whittingslow
Willstone
Wolverton
Woolstaston
Woolston
Browse Postcodes in SY6

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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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