17,634TOTAL POPULATION
7,764HOUSEHOLDS
3.9%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£35,360AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME

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WV16 POSTCODE REGION

Wolverhampton (WV16)

The WV16 postcode area is located in the Wolverhampton postcode town region, within the county of Shropshire, and contains a total of 761 individual postcodes.

There are 116 electoral wards in the WV16 postcode area, including Bilston, Bridgnorth, Willenhall, Wolverhampton which come under the local authority of the Shropshire Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 26% of people in WV16 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 WV16 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


The WV16 postcode in the Wolverhampton district (UK English) is a district located in the West Midlands region of England in the United Kingdom. It covers the western half of the city of Wolverhampton, including the towns of Pattingham, Worfield, Albrighton, and Shifnal.

It lies to the west of Wolverhampton and is bordered by WV11 to the east, WV8/WV12 to the north, and Shropshire to the west.

The area is mainly a residential and agricultural area, although the towns along the A454 road have some commercial and industrial businesses.

The main transportation routes in the area include the A4123 Wolverhampton to Cannock road and the A454, both of which provide links to the M6 motorway.

The town of Pattingham is known for its historic architecture, along with the uniquely designed Church of St. Chad. The village of Worfield is located in the lowland region of the South Staffordshire plain known as The Lowlands, and features numerous grammatical elements that were prominent in the Middle Ages.

The Albrighton area is an old market town, with landmarks such as the old hall, the old school and church, and the Albrighton Hall. With Shifnal, the area is most known for its annual flea market and its location on the Severn Valley Railway line.

The WV16 postcode also includes numerous green open spaces and public sites, such as the Green Loop cycle path and Ted Heath Country Park. It also is home to the Shropshire Wildlife Trust's conservation sites, which provide varied habitats and wildlife watching opportunities.

TheWV16 postcode is a vibrant area of the city of Wolverhampton with plenty of places to visit and a mix of historic and modern buildings. It is home to a diverse range of people from all walks of life and provides a great place to live and visit.


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Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 92%WORKING
  • 8%UNEMPLOYED

8% of people in WV16 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 26%AB
  • 53%C2/C2
  • 21%DE

According to census records, 26% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 96%WHITE
  • 4%NON-WHITE

96% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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WV16Shropshire

Shropshire

The county of Shropshire

WV16 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 CodeWV16
Postal TownWolverhampton
MSOA NameShropshire 031
LSOA NameShropshire 031A
CountyShropshire
RegionShropshire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityShropshire
Area ClassificationLargely Rural (rural including hub towns 50-79%)

WV16 Electoral Wards

The postal region of WV16, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Acton Round
Allscot
Apley Forge
Astley Abbotts
Aston Botterell
Aston Eyre
Atterley
Bagginswood
Barnsley
Barrow
Billingsley
Blackford
Shropshire
Bourton
Bridgnorth
Bromley
Burcote
Burton Westwood
Burwarton
Callaughton
Catstree
Chelmarsh
Chetton
Chorley
Cleobury North
Cockshutford
Cockshutt
part of Highley
Colemore Green
Crateford
Cross Houses
Cross Lane Head
Crowgreaves
Danesford
Darley
Derrington
Deuxhill
Ditton Priors
Dowles Brook
Duddlewick
Eardington
Eudon Burnell
Eudon George
Glazeley
Hallon
Hallonsford
Hampton
Hampton Loade
Hartlebury
Haughton
Hifnal
High Green
Highley
High Town
Hillside
Knowlesands
Lightwood
Linley
Linley Brook
Linleygreen
Loughton
Lower Allscot
Lower Faintree
Lower Forge
Lower Netchwood
Low Town
Meadowley
Middleton Baggot
Middleton Priors
Middleton Scriven
Monkhopton
Mor Brook
Morville
Morville Heath
Mose
Much Wenlock
Muckley
Muckley Cross
Neenton
Netherton
Newton
Newtown
Nordley
Norton
Oldbury
Oldfield
Oldington
Prescott
Quatford
Quatt
Rindleford
Roughton
Ruthall
Shirlett
Sidbury
Stableford
Stanmore
Stockton
Stottesdon
Stretton Westwood
Sutton
Tasley
The Down
The Gore
The Hobbins
The Smithies
Underton
Upper Forge
Upper Netchwood
Upton Cressett
Weston
Wheathill
Willey
Woodbank
Woodhill
Worfield
Wrickton
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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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