44,689TOTAL POPULATION
18,500HOUSEHOLDS
7.1%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£29,640AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME

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WV6 POSTCODE REGION

Wolverhampton (WV6)

The WV6 postcode area is located in the Wolverhampton postcode town region, within the county of West Midlands, and contains a total of 1432 individual postcodes.

There are 52 electoral wards in the WV6 postcode area, including Bilston, Bridgnorth, Willenhall, Wolverhampton which come under the local authority of the Wolverhampton Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 25% of people in WV6 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 WV6 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


WV6 is an area of Wolverhampton that covers post towns including Bushbury, Fallings Park, Park Village, Pendeford, and parts of Oxley. Although geographically it is a large area with over 8,600 residents, many of the postcodes within the area are of small or medium size, and there are abundant areas of green space, including three large parks.

The area is very family-friendly, and schools such as Milford Infant School, St Peter's Primary School and St Mark's Primary School all have excellent ratings. Transport links in WV6 are excellent, with three motorways passing through the area: the M54, M6 and M5, providing good connections to the rest of the Midlands, the North West and beyond.

WV6 is a bustling area in the centre of Wolverhampton. On the western side of the area lies Pendeford Retail Park, with many big name brands such as Marks & Spencer, Next and Tesco, as well as a host of other shops and restaurants. Nearby Wolverhampton Bus Station also serves the area, providing easy access to the city centre.

On the eastern side, WV6 is home to Park Village, a quiet residential area full of green spaces and large homes. Park Village is a great place for nature lovers, with a network of well-maintained lakes and woodlands, perfect for walking, running or simply enjoying a peaceful afternoon.

There are many places to visit in WV6, from the Black Country Living Museum to the famed West Park, home to outdoor concerts and events such as the annual Wolverhampton Carnival. The impressive Wightwick Manor and Gardens is also nearby, providing a fascinating history lesson as well as plenty of lovely views.

WV6 is a vibrant area in the heart of Wolverhampton. With its excellent transport links, family-friendly amenities, and abundance of green spaces, it provides an ideal base for anyone looking for a quality of life in the Midlands.


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Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 84%WORKING
  • 16%UNEMPLOYED

16% of people in WV6 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 25%AB
  • 51%C2/C2
  • 24%DE

According to census records, 25% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 70%WHITE
  • 30%NON-WHITE

70% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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WV6West Midlands

West Midlands

The county of West Midlands

WV6 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 CodeWV6
Postal TownWolverhampton
MSOA NameWolverhampton 017
LSOA NameWolverhampton 017D
CountyWest Midlands
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityWolverhampton
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

WV6 Electoral Wards

The postal region of WV6, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Ackleton
Badger
Beckbury
Bilbrook
Blakenhall
Bradmore
Burnhill Green
Castlecroft
Chesterton
Claregate
Codsall
Compton
Dam Mill
Dunstall Hill
Far Ley
Folley
Fordhouses
Goldthorn Park
Great Moor
Kingslow
Kingswood Common
Lane Green
Littlegain
Merridale
Merry Hill
Newbridge
Nurton
Nurton Hill
Oaken
Old Perton
Oxley
Palmers Cross
Pasford
Pattingham
Pendeford
Penn
Perton
Rudge
Ryton
Shropshire Union Canal
Shropshire Union Canal
Spoonleygate
Springfield
Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal
Stanlow
Stockwell End
Tettenhall
Tettenhall Wood
Trescott
Wergs
Whiston Cross
Wightwick Manor
Wolverhampton
Browse Postcodes in WV6

Dig even deeper into the WV6 postcode by clicking on a postcode below:

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'.

Your views ofWV6

FB, wolverhampton

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Nice quiet area, easy to navigate as it's a U road. Only issue are rude drivers who speed round the road - may be dangerous for pets especially cats.


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