34,996TOTAL POPULATION
15,061HOUSEHOLDS
3.4%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£40,560AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME

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SO45 POSTCODE REGION

Southampton (SO45)

The SO45 postcode area is located in the Southampton postcode town region, within the county of Hampshire, and contains a total of 1253 individual postcodes.

There are 30 electoral wards in the SO45 postcode area, including Alresford, Brockenhurst, Eastleigh, Lymington, Lyndhurst, Romsey, Southampton, Stockbridge, Winchester which come under the local authority of the New Forest Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 19% of people in SO45 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 SO45 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


The Southampton postcode of SO45 is located in the northern District of Southampton within the county of Hampshire. It largely covers the area to the east of Maybush and a small area of Bassett in the west. It is a densely populated area with a good mix of commercial and residential premises, as well as a bustling village centre. The biggest drawcards for the area are the excellent transport links with the M27 and M3 motorways providing swift access to the region's sites and attractions. Transport in the area is further improved by a number of bus routes running through the district as well as nearby Southampton Airport for flights to and from destinations around Europe and beyond.

SO45 is also well-regarded for its local amenities and shopping. There is a variety of supermarkets and independent shops, and for entertainment there is an array of restaurants and bars, recreational facilities and a cinema. For those looking for a more outdoorsy experience, there are plenty of parks and green spaces, including Fryern Rec and Copythorne Common.

Education is firmly established in this area, with a range of primary schools, secondary options and further education opportunities. Southampton University, which has a campus in nearby Highfield, provides world-leading higher education and career opportunities for the district. And, of course, the surroundings of Southampton make it a destination in itself, with stunning coastlines and beaches to explore, as well as lively nightlife and culture.

SO45 can be considered an idyllic place to live. Stable property prices, quality restaurants, good transport links and a pleasingly diverse demographic combine to make it a great place to settle and offer something for everyone.


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Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 92%WORKING
  • 8%UNEMPLOYED

8% of people in SO45 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 19%AB
  • 56%C2/C2
  • 25%DE

According to census records, 19% 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%.

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SO45Hampshire

Hampshire

The county of Hampshire

SO45 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.

Hampshire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeSO45
Postal TownSouthampton
MSOA NameNew Forest 014
LSOA NameNew Forest 014C
CountyHampshire
RegionHampshire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityNew Forest
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)

SO45 Electoral Wards

The postal region of SO45, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Applemore
Ashlett
Blackfield
Bucklers Hard
Bursledon
Butlocks Heath
Buttsash
Calshot
Dibden
Dibden Purlieu
Exbury
Fawley
Frostlane
Hamble-le-Rice
Hardley
Hill Top
Holbury
Hound
Hythe
Langdown
Langley
Little Holbury
Lowford
Netley
New Town
Old Netley
Otterwood
Stonehills
West Common
Weston
Woolston
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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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