43,092TOTAL POPULATION
18,373HOUSEHOLDS
4.2%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£38,480AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
WF4 POSTCODE REGION

Wakefield (WF4)

The WF4 postcode area is located in the Wakefield postcode town region, within the county of West Yorkshire, and contains a total of individual postcodes.

There are 10 electoral wards in the WF4 postcode area, including Batley, Castleford, Dewsbury, Heckmondwike, Knottingley, Liversedge, Mirfield, Normanton, Ossett, Pontefract, Wakefield, which come under the local authority of the Wakefield Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 21% of people in WF4 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 WF4 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 91%WORKING
  • 9%UNEMPLOYED

9% of people in WF4 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 21%AB
  • 54%C2/C2
  • 25%DE

According to census records, 21% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 96%WHITE
  • 4%NON-WHITE

96% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

WF4West Yorkshire

West Yorkshire

The county of West Yorkshire

WF4 is located in the county of West Yorkshire, in England.

West Yorkshire has a total population of 2,299,700, making it the 4th largest county in the UK.

West Yorkshire has a total area of 783 square miles, and a population density of 1133 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

WF4 Electoral Wards

The postal region of WF4, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Batley
Castleford
Dewsbury
Heckmondwike
Knottingley
Liversedge
Mirfield
Normanton
Ossett
Pontefract
Wakefield
West Yorkshire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeWF4
Postal TownWakefield
MSOA NameWakefield 032
LSOA NameWakefield 032C
CountyWest Yorkshire
RegionWest Yorkshire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityWakefield
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town
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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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