50,706TOTAL POPULATION
22,064HOUSEHOLDS
3.8%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£34,840AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME

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SK6 POSTCODE REGION

Stockport (SK6)

The SK6 postcode area is located in the Stockport postcode town region, within the county of Greater Manchester, and contains a total of 1810 individual postcodes.

There are 58 electoral wards in the SK6 postcode area, including Alderley Edge, Buxton, Cheadle, Dukinfield, Glossop, High Peak, Hyde, Macclesfield, Stalybridge, Stockport, Wilmslow which come under the local authority of the Stockport Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 28% of people in SK6 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 SK6 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 SK6 postcode covers a wide area in the North West of England, covering parts of Stockport, Bramhall, Hazel Grove, Romiley, High Lane, and other surrounding areas. This postcode is located in the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, although some small parts of it stretch into neighbouring Cheshire East and Tameside.

SK6 includes a variety of villages, neighbourhoods, suburbs, and surrounding areas. These include High Lane, Poynton, Woodford, Marple, Mellor, Disley, Hazel Grove, and Romiley. In the SK6 postcode, one can find both rural and urban areas, with a range of shops, restaurants, cafes, and other amenities.

The SK6 postcode is served by two railways stations; Poynton and Hazel Grove. These two stations offer frequent, accessible and reliable train services into Stockport, Manchester, Liverpool, and other cities across the North West.

The SK6 postcode is served by the Manchester Metrolink service, with stops in Romiley, Marple, Bredbury, and Stockport. The area also enjoys good bus links, with regular services running to local villages, neighbouring towns and cities, and other nearby boroughs.

Residents in the SK6 postcode have access to a range of parks and reserves, with Woodbank Park in Stockport, Arundel Park in Marple, and Dintingdale Reserve in Hazel Grove all offering beautiful and diverse outdoor spaces for visitors and locals alike. In addition, SK6 is not too far from Manchester, with a range of cultural attractions, shopping, and entertainment venues.

The cost of living in the SK6 postcode is generally lower than stockportAverage, making it an attractive option for those looking for affordable housing in the North West. The range of housing available is diverse, with both traditional terraces and contemporary townhouses available, as well as a variety of detached and semi-detached properties.

The SK6 postcode is also well-served with education options, with multiple primary schools and high schools serving the postcode; both private and state-funded. Higher education isclose by, with the University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University, and Cheshire College South & West all within easy reach.

The SK6 postcode enjoys some truly stunning scenery, with rolling hills and lush countryside making up the majority of the landscape. The Peak District and the Cheshire Plains are both within striking distance of the postcode, adding to its already vibrant scenery and natural attractions.


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Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 91%WORKING
  • 9%UNEMPLOYED

9% of people in SK6 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 28%AB
  • 54%C2/C2
  • 19%DE

According to census records, 28% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 95%WHITE
  • 5%NON-WHITE

95% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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SK6Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester

The county of Greater Manchester

SK6 is located in the county of Greater Manchester, in England.

Greater Manchester has a total population of 2,782,100, making it the 3rd largest county in the UK.

Greater Manchester has a total area of 492 square miles, and a population density of 2180 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Greater Manchester Postal Town Map
Outward CodeSK6
Postal TownStockport
MSOA NameStockport 009
LSOA NameStockport 009C
CountyGreater Manchester
RegionGreater Manchester
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityStockport
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

SK6 Electoral Wards

The postal region of SK6, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Arden Park
Backbower
Bramhall Moor
Bredbury
Bredbury Green
Brinnington
Brook Bottom
Bunkers Hill
Castle Hill
Chadkirk
Charlesworth
Cherry Tree
Chisworth
Compstall
Etherow
Etherow
Foggbrook
Gee Cross
Goyt
Great Moor
Greave
Hague Bar
Haughton Green
Hawk Green
Hazel Grove
Higher Chisworth
High Lane
Holehouse
Lane Ends
Lee Head
Ley Hey Park
Little Moor
Lower Bredbury
Low Leighton
Marple
Marple Bridge
Marpleridge
Mellor
Mersey
Mill Brow
Moorend
New Mills
Newtown
Norbury Moor
Offerton
Offerton Green
Peak Forest Canal
Peak Forest Canal
Romiley
Stepping Hill
Strines
The Banks
Stockport
Torkington
Werneth Low
Windlehurst
Woodend
Woodley
Woodseats
Browse Postcodes in SK6

Dig even deeper into the SK6 postcode by clicking on a postcode below:

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 (SK) 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'.

Your views ofSK6

EP, stockport

Monday, December 24, 2018

Friendly neighborhood plenty of activities available around and about the area. Giving a nice comfortable feeling of not being alone in life.

E P, stockport

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Apart from traffic, the area is super place to live.


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