26,509TOTAL POPULATION
11,290HOUSEHOLDS
4.6%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£39,520AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME

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WS9 POSTCODE REGION

Walsall (WS9)

The WS9 postcode area is located in the Walsall postcode town region, within the county of West Midlands, and contains a total of 893 individual postcodes.

There are 28 electoral wards in the WS9 postcode area, including Burntwood, Cannock, Lichfield, Rugeley, Walsall, Wednesbury which come under the local authority of the Walsall Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 24% of people in WS9 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 WS9 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


WS9 is a postcode district located in the Walsall district of the West Midlands in the United Kingdom. It covers a large area encompassing Pelsall, Bloxwich, Willenhall, Brownhills, Clayhanger, Shelfield and Norton Canes.

In terms of transport links, this postcode district offers a number of good routes for travelling in and around the area. The A461 provides a cross-country link between Walsall and Wolverhampton and the M6 is a short drive away. The local bus network also serves the surrounding towns and villages and several nearby train stations (Bescot, Bloxwich, Walsall, Willenhall and Cannock) provide regular direct services to Birmingham and beyond.

When it comes to shopping, WS9 is home to the popular and well-known Willenhall Market along with the expansive Old Square Shopping Centre. Residents can also find an array of smaller independent and chain retailers situated throughout the district as well as local amenities such as libraries, churches and leisure centres.

In terms of education, the postcode district has a number of primary and secondary schools as well as institutions of higher education such as Sandwell College, Wolverhampton University and Birmingham City University. It is also home to the North Birmingham Academy which was recently rebranded from Bloxwich Academy.

When it comes to leisure and entertainment, the area offers plenty of activities for all ages. The Bloxwich Leisure Centre and Willenhall Memorial Park both offer fun activities for families, while nearby Walsall Arboretum is a lovely spot for a relaxing stroll. Elsewhere the Lichfield Canal provides a scenic walkway through the local countryside and The Mill at Anslow is renowned for its family-friendly beer garden.


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Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 90%WORKING
  • 10%UNEMPLOYED

10% of people in WS9 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

  • 92%WHITE
  • 8%NON-WHITE

92% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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WS9West Midlands

West Midlands

The county of West Midlands

WS9 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.

West Midlands Postal Town Map
Outward CodeWS9
Postal TownWalsall
MSOA NameWalsall 022
LSOA NameWalsall 022A
CountyWest Midlands
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityWalsall
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

WS9 Electoral Wards

The postal region of WS9, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Aldridge
Barr Common
Black Brook
Bourne Vale
Brownhills
Catshill
Clayhanger
Daw End
Hardwick
High Heath
Hilton
Holly Bank
Leighswood
Lower Stonnall
Lynn
Mill Green
Muckley Corner
New Town
Rushall
Rushall Canal
Shelfield
Shire Oak
Springhill
Stonnall
Stubber's Green
Summerhill
Thornes
Vigo
Walsall Wood
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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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