6,280TOTAL POPULATION
2,723HOUSEHOLDS
3.1%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£35,880AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
TA12 POSTCODE REGION

Taunton (TA12)

The TA12 postcode area is located in the Taunton postcode town region, within the county of Somerset, and contains a total of individual postcodes.

There are 18 electoral wards in the TA12 postcode area, including Bridgwater, Burnham-On-Sea, Chard, Crewkerne, Dulverton, Highbridge, Hinton St George, Ilminster, Langport, Martock, Merriott, Minehead, Montacute, Somerton, South Petherton, Stoke-Sub-Hamdon, Taunton, Watchet, Wellington, which come under the local authority of the South Somerset Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 24% of people in TA12 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 TA12 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 93%WORKING
  • 7%UNEMPLOYED

7% of people in TA12 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 24%AB
  • 56%C2/C2
  • 20%DE

According to census records, 24% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 97%WHITE
  • 3%NON-WHITE

97% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

TA12Somerset

Somerset

The county of Somerset

TA12 is located in the county of Somerset, in England.

Somerset has a total population of 948,900, making it the 22nd largest county in the UK.

Somerset has a total area of 1610 square miles, and a population density of 227 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

TA12 Electoral Wards

The postal region of TA12, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Bridgwater
Burnham-On-Sea
Chard
Crewkerne
Dulverton
Highbridge
Hinton St George
Ilminster
Langport
Martock
Merriott
Minehead
Montacute
Somerton
South Petherton
Stoke-Sub-Hamdon
Taunton
Watchet
Wellington
Somerset Postal Town Map
Outward CodeTA12
Postal TownTaunton
MSOA NameSouth Somerset 009
LSOA NameSouth Somerset 009D
CountySomerset
RegionSomerset
CountryEngland
Local AuthoritySouth Somerset
Area ClassificationLargely Rural (rural including hub towns 50-79%)
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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 (TA) 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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