19,431TOTAL POPULATION
7,627HOUSEHOLDS
4.5%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£38,480AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
SO17 POSTCODE REGION

Southampton (SO17)

The SO17 postcode area is located in the Southampton postcode town region, within the county of Hampshire, and contains a total of individual postcodes.

There are 8 electoral wards in the SO17 postcode area, including Alresford, Brockenhurst, Eastleigh, Lymington, Lyndhurst, Romsey, Southampton, Stockbridge, Winchester, which come under the local authority of the Southampton Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 23% of people in SO17 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 SO17 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 61%WORKING
  • 39%UNEMPLOYED

39% of people in SO17 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 23%AB
  • 56%C2/C2
  • 21%DE

According to census records, 23% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 70%WHITE
  • 30%NON-WHITE

70% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

SO17Hampshire

Hampshire

The county of Hampshire

SO17 is located in the county of Hampshire, in England.

Hampshire has a total population of 1,829,500, making it the 5th largest county in the UK.

Hampshire has a total area of 1455 square miles, and a population density of 485 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

SO17 Electoral Wards

The postal region of SO17, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Alresford
Brockenhurst
Eastleigh
Lymington
Lyndhurst
Romsey
Southampton
Stockbridge
Winchester
Hampshire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeSO17
Postal TownSouthampton
MSOA NameSouthampton 017
LSOA NameSouthampton 017B
CountyHampshire
RegionHampshire
CountryEngland
Local AuthoritySouthampton
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town
Browse Postcodes in SO17

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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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