40,749TOTAL POPULATION
17,709HOUSEHOLDS
5.2%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£30,680AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
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YO12 POSTCODE REGION

York (YO12)

The YO12 postcode area is located in the York postcode town region, within the county of North Yorkshire, and contains a total of 1091 individual postcodes.

There are 25 electoral wards in the YO12 postcode area, including Bridlington, Driffield, Filey, Malton, Pickering, Scarborough, Selby, Thirsk, Whitby, York which come under the local authority of the Scarborough Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 16% of people in YO12 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 YO12 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 89%WORKING
  • 11%UNEMPLOYED

11% of people in YO12 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 16%AB
  • 54%C2/C2
  • 30%DE

According to census records, 16% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 94%WHITE
  • 6%NON-WHITE

94% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

YO12North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire

The county of North Yorkshire

YO12 is located in the county of North Yorkshire, in England.

North Yorkshire has a total population of 1,145,700, making it the 14th largest county in the UK.

North Yorkshire has a total area of 3341 square miles, and a population density of 132 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

North Yorkshire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeYO12
Postal TownYork
MSOA NameScarborough 009
LSOA NameScarborough 009C
CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionNorth Yorkshire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityScarborough
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)

YO12 Electoral Wards

The postal region of YO12, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Barrowcliff
Crossgates
East Ayton
Eastfield
Falsgrave
Flixton
Fordon
Ganton
Hackness
Hertford
Hutton Buscel
Irton
Newby
Scarborough
Potter Brompton
Ruston
Scalby
Scarborough
Sea Cut
Seamer
Staxton
Suffield
Throxenby
West Ayton
Willerby
Wykeham
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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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