Swindon (SN2)

The SN2 postcode area is located in the Swindon postcode town region, within the county of Wiltshire, and contains a total of 2132 individual postcodes.

There are 9 electoral wards in the SN2 postcode area, including Calne, Chippenham, Corsham, Devizes, Faringdon, Malmesbury, Marlborough, Melksham, Pewsey, Swindon, which come under the local authority of the Swindon Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 19% of people in SN2 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 SN2 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.



  • 91%WORKING

9% of people in SN2 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 19%AB
  • 53%C2/C2
  • 28%DE

According to census records, 19% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 88%WHITE
  • 12%NON-WHITE

88% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of Wiltshire

SN2 is located in the county of Wiltshire, in England.

Wiltshire has a total population of 706,300, making it the 34th largest county in the UK.

Wiltshire has a total area of 1346 square miles, and a population density of 202 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

SN2 Electoral Wards

The postal region of SN2, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Wiltshire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeSN2
Postal TownSwindon
MSOA NameSwindon 010
LSOA NameSwindon 010C
Local AuthoritySwindon
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town
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The legend of the handsome soldier who met a gruesome end and became the patron saint of England.

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Mini Tesla donated for children at Swindon hospital

The electric car has been donated so youngsters can drive around to different wards at the Great Western Hospital.

BBC News

Black chief constable hope for Wiltshire Police's 'vindicated' officer

Sgt Ronnie Lungu fought racial discrimination at work - and hopes one day Wiltshire Police will have a black chief.

BBC News

Concerns grow for missing Swindon teenager (Wiltshire Police)

We are re-appealing for information as concerns grow for the welfare of a teenager who has gone missing from Swindon.Ellie-Mae Hackett, aged 15, has not been seen since she was reported missing on Sun&hellip

Wiltshire Police

Stonehenge: DNA reveals origin of builders

Ancestors of the people who built Stonehenge travelled west across the Mediterranean to get to Britain.

BBC News

Safety warning for enjoying the countryside (Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service)

With the Easter holidays underway and the May bank holidays fast approaching, Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is reminding the public to take care when out and about.When good weather&hellip

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Wiltshire Police Horse Watch 23rd April 2019 (Wiltshire Police)

Wiltshire Horse Watch23rd April 2019 Hello,This is a Wiltshire Horse Watch newsletter sent from Wiltshire Police and this week includes: Recent Incidents and CrimeHare CoursingTa&hellip

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Missing Swindon teenager found safe (Wiltshire Police)

We are pleased to confirm that missing Swindon girl Ellie-Mae Hackett has been found safe and well and is now home with her family. We would like to thank everyone who helped by sharing social media &hellip

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From the Postcode Area blog

Death of the High Street?

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Discrimination by Postcode

Discrimination by Postcode

You really couldn't make it up, could you? Some of the country's most vulnerable people are missing out on their weekly £25 Cold Weather Payment, just because the system that's in operation is discriminating against them because payments are based on postcode, rather than geographic location.

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The Redesign is Underway

The Redesign is Underway

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The Impossible Challenge of Affordability

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