NEIGHBOURHOOD REPORT
A 50-page ZoomLocal Neighbourhood report tells you EVERYTHING you need to know about WN8 8LJ, including the people, crime, house prices and much more.
23POPULATION
4.4%UNEMPLOYED
47%MARRIED
£0AVERAGE WAGE
HI CRIME RATE
12%'AB' SOCIAL CLASS
WN8 8LJLocal Map
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IntroductionWN8 8LJ

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the WN8 8LJ postcode area in Wigan.

We've got loads of statistics for WN8 8LJ, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsWN8 8LJ

What social class do the population of WN8 8LJ belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is WN8 8LJ 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 8LJ from the Census 2011.


AVERAGE AGES

  • 17%Children
  • 83%Adults

17% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 9% are aged 76 or more.

GENDER SPLIT

  • 39.1%Male
  • 60.9%Female

From the last census, 39.1% of people in WN88LJ male, and 60.9% female. Women outnumber men in Skelmersdale South.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 12%AB
  • 55%C2/C2
  • 33%DE

According to census records, 12% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

MARITAL STATUS

  • 32%SINGLE
  • 47%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in WN8 8LJ is 32%. Single and 'other' people is 68%.

ETHNICITY

  • 98%WHITE
  • 1%NON-WHITE

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

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 88.9%WORKING
  • 4.4%UNEMPLOYED

4.4% 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 8LJ, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

WN8 8LJ Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around WN8 8LJ, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in WN8 8LJ

Constituency & Democracy Information

Constituency

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WN8 8LJ Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

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WN8 8LJ 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 WN88LJ. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in WN8 8LJ

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

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Job vacancies near WN8 8LJ

Travel & Transport

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Travel

Travel

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Travel around WN8 8LJ

Traffic and Travel Reports

Traffic Reports

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Traffic near WN8 8LJ

Taxis and Minicabs

Taxi Firms

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Taxis near WN8 8LJ

Car Parks

Car Parks

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Car Parks near WN8 8LJ

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

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Events near WN8 8LJ

Events

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What's on near WN8 8LJ

Local Attractions

Attractions

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Attractions near WN8 8LJ

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast

Hotels

Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area WN8 8LJ.

Hotels near WN8 8LJ

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

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Tourist Information WN8 8LJ

Local Amenities

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Banks near WN8 8LJ

Banks

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Banks near WN8 8LJ

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the WN8 8LJ postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near WN8 8LJ

Schools

Schools

The nearest schools in the WN8 8LJ area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near WN8 8LJ

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

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Shopping Centres WN8 8LJ

Police Stations

Police Stations

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Police Stations in WN8 8LJ

Emergencies

Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near WN8 8LJ.

Emergencies in WN8 8LJ

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 8LJ

Libraries

Libraries

A useful list of lending libraries located in and around WN8 8LJ. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Post Offices in WN8 8LJ

Essential InformationWN8 8LJ

WN88LJ Postcode Breakdown

WNAREA8DISTRICT8SECTORLJUNIT
Full PostcodeWN8 8LJ
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%)

WN88LJ Postal District

Compass Postal District

WN8 8LJ 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 8LJ.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Skelmersdale1.1 miles S
Rainford2.2 miles S
Parbold2.8 miles NE
Ormskirk4.1 miles W
Burscough4.4 miles NW
Rufford4.8 miles N
Mawdesley4.9 miles N
Shevington5.1 miles E
Billinge5.5 miles E
Kirkby6 miles SW
Pemberton6.1 miles E
Standish6.1 miles E
Scarisbrick6.4 miles NW
Halsall6.4 miles W
Eccleston6.8 miles NE
London183 miles SE
Glasgow168 miles NW
Edinburgh167 miles N
Cardiff143 miles S
Liverpool12 miles SW
Southampton193 miles SE
Saint Ives193 miles S

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