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Wolverhampton (WV9)

The WV9 postcode area is located in the Wolverhampton postcode town region, within the county of Staffordshire, and contains a total of 228 individual postcodes.

There are 18 electoral wards in the WV9 postcode area, including Bilston, Bridgnorth, Willenhall, Wolverhampton which come under the local authority of the South Staffordshire Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 18% of people in WV9 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 WV9 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

WV9 is a postcode in the city of Wolverhampton in the West Midlands of England. It is a small area of the city, located in the southeast corner, and is home to the town of Brewood. The population of the postcode is around 7,200 people and is overwhelmingly White British.

The postcode is situated in the northwest of the borough of South Staffordshire and is bounded by the postcodes WV6, WV11, WV12 and WV13. It is located close to the villages of Coven, Penkridge and Brewood.

The area of WV9 is mainly residential, but there is also a large industrial estate located south of the postcode. Here, businesses from many different sectors are present and these include a range of manufacturing firms and several engineering companies. The industrial estate also houses a number of warehouses and facilities for national and international logistical companies.

The area is also served by several bus routes including the 517 (Wolverhampton-Brewood) and the 349 (Wolverhampton-Coven). The nearest railway station is Codsall, which is on the London Midland line to Wolverhampton.

Locally, WV9 is served by several schools, including Brewood Primary, Brewersfield Primary, Featherstone Primary, Wombourne High and Fordhouses Primary. The area also has a Leisure Centre, Brewood Sports Club and Hill Top Golf Club, as well as allotment gardens.

The area boasts a vibrant nightlife, with lots of pubs and restaurants in the area. Brewood also host its very own annual beer festival. A number of parks are scattered around the postcode, with one of the most popular being Bryn Garden Park.

WV9 is a lively area of Wolverhampton, boasting a strong community culture, a range of businesses and services, several good schools and lots of activities for locals and visitors alike.

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  • 88%WORKING

12% of people in WV9 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 18%AB
  • 57%C2/C2
  • 25%DE

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


  • 81%WHITE
  • 19%NON-WHITE

81% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of Staffordshire

WV9 is located in the county of Staffordshire, in England.

Staffordshire has a total population of 1,120,300, making it the 17th largest county in the UK.

Staffordshire has a total area of 1047 square miles, and a population density of 412 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Staffordshire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeWV9
Postal TownWolverhampton
MSOA NameSouth Staffordshire 006
LSOA NameSouth Staffordshire 006B
Local AuthoritySouth Staffordshire
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)

WV9 Electoral Wards

The postal region of WV9, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Coven Heath
Coven Lawn
Cross Green
Four Ashes
Hill Top
Lane Green
Lower Green
Park Lane
Shutt Green
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