38,872TOTAL POPULATION
14,830HOUSEHOLDS
14.0%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£28,600AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
WS2 POSTCODE REGION

Walsall (WS2)

The WS2 postcode area is located in the Walsall postcode town region, within the county of West Midlands, and contains a total of 970 individual postcodes.

There are 5 electoral wards in the WS2 postcode area, including Burntwood, Cannock, Lichfield, Rugeley, Walsall, Wednesbury, which come under the local authority of the Walsall Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 8% of people in WS2 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 WS2 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 79%WORKING
  • 21%UNEMPLOYED

21% of people in WS2 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 8%AB
  • 49%C2/C2
  • 44%DE

According to census records, 8% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 65%WHITE
  • 35%NON-WHITE

65% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

WS2West Midlands

West Midlands

The county of West Midlands

WS2 is located in the county of West Midlands, in England.

West Midlands has a total population of 2,864,900, making it the 2nd largest county in the UK.

West Midlands has a total area of 348 square miles, and a population density of 3177 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

WS2 Electoral Wards

The postal region of WS2, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Burntwood
Cannock
Lichfield
Rugeley
Walsall
Wednesbury
West Midlands Postal Town Map
Outward CodeWS2
Postal TownWalsall
MSOA NameWalsall 023
LSOA NameWalsall 023B
CountyWest Midlands
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityWalsall
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation
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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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