34,296TOTAL POPULATION
13,603HOUSEHOLDS
8.7%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£36,400AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME

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WV4 POSTCODE REGION

Wolverhampton (WV4)

The WV4 postcode area is located in the Wolverhampton postcode town region, within the county of West Midlands, and contains a total of 927 individual postcodes.

There are 18 electoral wards in the WV4 postcode area, including Bilston, Bridgnorth, Willenhall, Wolverhampton which come under the local authority of the Wolverhampton Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 18% of people in WV4 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 WV4 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


The WV4 postcode covers the western part of the Wolverhampton district in the West Midlands region of England. It includes the towns of Codsall, Penkridge, and Brewood, which are all located close to the city of Wolverhampton itself.

The WV4 area is served by the Hereford, Worcester and Wolverhampton railway line, with several stations nearby including Ross-on-Wye, Worcester, and Wolverhampton. The M54 motorway is also nearby, providing access to Birmingham, the Black Country, and other nearby cities.

The WV4 postcode is home to several notable attractions, including Bilston Market and Showcase Cinema De Lux in Bilston, West Park in Wolverhampton, Institute of Technology in Codsall, and the National Trust's Wightwick Manor.

There are several primary and secondary schools in the area, along with two universities, Wolverhampton University and the University of Wolverhampton. There is also an abundance of shops, pubs, restaurants and leisure facilities, as well as nearby leisure facilities such as riding schools and sports clubs.

The median house price in the WV4 postcode area is 208,496, and the average household income is 34,687. This is higher than the average in the West Midlands. The WV4 postcode area is ranked the 18th most deprived in the West Midlands according to the Index of Multiple Deprivation.

The population of the WV4 area is predominantly white British, with the second-largest ethnic group being white other. Other minorities in the area include Asian or Asian British, Caribbean or Caribbean British, other mixed, and Chinese. The majority of residents over the age of 16 are in full-time employment.


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Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 84%WORKING
  • 16%UNEMPLOYED

16% of people in WV4 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 18%AB
  • 53%C2/C2
  • 30%DE

According to census records, 18% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 64%WHITE
  • 36%NON-WHITE

64% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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WV4West Midlands

West Midlands

The county of West Midlands

WV4 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 CodeWV4
Postal TownWolverhampton
MSOA NameWolverhampton 030
LSOA NameWolverhampton 030D
CountyWest Midlands
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityWolverhampton
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

WV4 Electoral Wards

The postal region of WV4, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Blakenhall
Bradmore
Castlecroft
Colton Hills
Ettingshall
Ettingshall Park
Goldthorn Park
Lanesfield
Lower Penn
Merry Hill
Monmore Green
Old Perton
Orton
Parkfield
Penn
Priestfield
Spring Hill
Trescott
Wightwick Manor
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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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