ZoomLocal Neighbourhood ReportNEIGHBOURHOOD REPORT
80POPULATION
8.9%UNEMPLOYED
42%MARRIED
£0AVERAGE WAGE
HI CRIME RATE
14%'AB' SOCIAL CLASS
WN8 6SBLocal Map
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IntroductionWN8 6SB

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the WN8 6SB postcode area in Wigan.

We've got loads of statistics for WN8 6SB, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsWN8 6SB

What social class do the population of WN8 6SB belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is WN8 6SB in Wigan, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about WN8 6SB from the Census 2011.


AVERAGE AGES

  • 26%Children
  • 73%Adults

26% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 6% are aged 76 or more.

GENDER SPLIT

  • 52.5%Male
  • 47.5%Female

From the last census, 52.5% of people in WN86SB male, and 47.5% female. Men outnumber women in Tanhouse.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 14%AB
  • 46%C2/C2
  • 40%DE

According to census records, 14% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

MARITAL STATUS

  • 37%SINGLE
  • 42%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in WN8 6SB is 37%. Single and 'other' people is 63%.

ETHNICITY

  • 98%WHITE
  • 1%NON-WHITE

98% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 83.6%WORKING
  • 8.9%UNEMPLOYED

8.9% are either unemployed or students in this area. The UK unemployment rate is 4%.

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People and Demographics

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People and Demographics

Demographics

An in-depth look at the demographic data of the people who live in WN8 6SB, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

WN8 6SB Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around WN8 6SB, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in WN8 6SB

Constituency & Democracy Information

Constituency

Find out the voting intentions, poll results, your local MP, 2015 election results and voting turnout for your local constituency.

WN8 6SB Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around WN8 6SB reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

WN8 6SB Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area WN86SB. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in WN8 6SB

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the WN8 6SB area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near WN8 6SB

Travel & Transport

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Travel

Travel

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Travel around WN8 6SB

Traffic and Travel Reports

Traffic Reports

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Traffic near WN8 6SB

Taxis and Minicabs

Taxi Firms

Book a taxi and leave the car at home. Here's a list of taxi and mini cab companies operating in the WN8 6SB area.

Taxis near WN8 6SB

Car Parks

Car Parks

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Car Parks near WN8 6SB

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

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Events near WN8 6SB

Events

From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around WN8 6SB.

What's on near WN8 6SB

Local Attractions

Attractions

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Attractions near WN8 6SB

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast

Hotels

Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area WN8 6SB.

Hotels near WN8 6SB

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near WN8 6SB, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information WN8 6SB

Local Amenities

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Banks near WN8 6SB

Banks

Find the nearest bank or building society in WN8 6SB. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near WN8 6SB

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the WN8 6SB postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near WN8 6SB

Schools

Schools

The nearest schools in the WN8 6SB area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near WN8 6SB

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

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Shopping Centres WN8 6SB

Police Stations

Police Stations

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Police Stations in WN8 6SB

Emergencies

Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near WN8 6SB.

Emergencies in WN8 6SB

Post Offices

Post Offices

Whether you want to send a letter, make a Post Office transaction or pop a letter in the local postbox, we've got you covered.

Post Offices in WN8 6SB

Libraries

Libraries

A useful list of lending libraries located in and around WN8 6SB. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Post Offices in WN8 6SB

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WN86SB Postcode Breakdown

WNAREA8DISTRICT6SECTORSBUNIT
Full PostcodeWN8 6SB
Latitude/Longitude,
Postal TownWigan
Easting
Northing
Ward Name
MSOA Name
LSOA Name
CountyLancashire
Region
CountryEngland
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)

WN86SB Postal District

Compass Postal District

WN8 6SB postcode is located in the postal town of Wigan. Wigan postal area may cover a large geographical region that may correspond to several postal districts, which may include many towns and/or villages. Use the map to determine the geographical location of the postcode WN8 6SB.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Parbold2 miles N
Skelmersdale2.3 miles SW
Shevington3.1 miles E
Rainford3.2 miles SW
Standish4.2 miles E
Mawdesley4.3 miles N
Billinge4.4 miles SE
Pemberton4.5 miles E
Rufford5.3 miles NW
Burscough5.5 miles NW
Eccleston5.7 miles N
Ince5.9 miles E
Wigan5.9 miles E
Ormskirk6 miles W
Coppull6.1 miles NE
London182 miles SE
Glasgow168 miles NW
Edinburgh166 miles N
Cardiff143 miles S
Liverpool14 miles SW
Southampton193 miles SE
Saint Ives192 miles S

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