8,415TOTAL POPULATION
3,567HOUSEHOLDS
3.5%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£33,800AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME

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WV15 POSTCODE REGION

Wolverhampton (WV15)

The WV15 postcode area is located in the Wolverhampton postcode town region, within the county of Shropshire, and contains a total of 360 individual postcodes.

There are 89 electoral wards in the WV15 postcode area, including Bilston, Bridgnorth, Willenhall, Wolverhampton which come under the local authority of the Shropshire Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 28% of people in WV15 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 WV15 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.


The WV15 postcode is located in the Wolverhampton district of the West Midlands region, in the central part of England. It is the 8th largest town in the UK with a population of around 250,000 people. The postcode covers a large area to the south-west of the town centre, between the Wulfrun and Wolverhampton Wakes.

The area is predominantly residential, although there are some businesses, shops and other services located within it. One of the main attractions of WV15 is the Wolverhampton Racecourse which hosts regular horse racing events throughout the year. The area is served by a good public transport network, and local buses, as well as trains from Wolverhampton station. There are several schools in the area, including the University of Wolverhampton, which is a leading university for learning and research in the UK.

The main shopping areas are within easy reach, such as Wolverhampton city centre and the Merry Hill Centre. An abundance of parks, green spaces and outdoor activities can be found here, with the popular West Park and Wightwick Park both located nearby. There are a variety of sporting clubs and facilities to enjoy, such as the Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club.

Further cultural attractions include the Wolverhampton art gallery, the Grand Theatre and Near Jazz Club. There is also a thriving nightlife scene, with pubs and clubs, cafes and restaurants, as well as live music gigs. The landscape of the area includes rolling hills, woodlands and riverside walks, making WV15 an ideal spot for those looking for a peaceful and picturesque countryside escape.


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Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 92%WORKING
  • 8%UNEMPLOYED

8% of people in WV15 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 28%AB
  • 54%C2/C2
  • 18%DE

According to census records, 28% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 97%WHITE
  • 3%NON-WHITE

97% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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WV15Shropshire

Shropshire

The county of Shropshire

WV15 is located in the county of Shropshire, in England.

Shropshire has a total population of 486,300, making it the 42nd largest county in the UK.

Shropshire has a total area of 1346 square miles, and a population density of 139 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Shropshire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeWV15
Postal TownWolverhampton
MSOA NameShropshire 033
LSOA NameShropshire 033A
CountyShropshire
RegionShropshire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityShropshire
Area ClassificationLargely Rural (rural including hub towns 50-79%)

WV15 Electoral Wards

The postal region of WV15, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Ackleton
Allscot
Alveley
Aston
Badger
Barnsley
Beobridge
Birdsgreen
Bobbington
Bradney
Bridgnorth
Broad Lanes
Broad Oak
Bromley
Broughton
Burcote
Burnhill Green
Catstree
Chelmarsh
Chesterton
Claverley
Cockshutt
part of Highley
Coxgreen
Crateford
Crowgreaves
Dallicott
Danesford
Draycott
Eardington
Far Ley
Farmcote
Fenn Green
Folley
Four Ashes (Enville)
Gatacre Park
Hallon
Hallonsford
Hampton
Hampton Loade
Hartlebury
Hartsgreen
Heathton
Highley
High Town
Hillend
Hilton
Hopstone
Kingslow
Kingsnordley
Knowlesands
Littlegain
Lower Allscot
Lower Beobridge
Lower Forge
Low Town
Ludstone
Mor Brook
Mose
Newton
Norton
Oldington
Pasford
Quatford
Quatt
Rindleford
Roughton
Rudge
Rudge Heath
Shipley
Six Ashes
Spoonleygate
Stableford
Stanlow
Stanmore
Stockton
Sutton
Sytch Ho Green
The Hobbins
Tuckhill
Turleygreen
Upper Aston
Upper Farmcote
Upper Forge
Upper Ludstone
Woodhill
Wooton
Worfield
Woundale
Wyken
Browse Postcodes in WV15

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Click on an outward postal code below for more information about the area. Each 'outward' postcode give you a comprehensive list of all postcodes within the outward code area (WV) and estimated address.

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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