14,415TOTAL POPULATION
6,543HOUSEHOLDS
4.2%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£30,680AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
YO21 POSTCODE REGION

York (YO21)

The YO21 postcode area is located in the York postcode town region, within the county of North Yorkshire, and contains a total of 758 individual postcodes.

There are 9 electoral wards in the YO21 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, 18% of people in YO21 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 YO21 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 92%WORKING
  • 8%UNEMPLOYED

8% of people in YO21 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 18%AB
  • 53%C2/C2
  • 29%DE

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

ETHNICITY

  • 97%WHITE
  • 3%NON-WHITE

97% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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YO21North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire

The county of North Yorkshire

YO21 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.

YO21 Electoral Wards

The postal region of YO21, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Bridlington
Driffield
Filey
Malton
Pickering
Scarborough
Selby
Thirsk
Whitby
York
North Yorkshire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeYO21
Postal TownYork
MSOA NameScarborough 001
LSOA NameScarborough 001D
CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionNorth Yorkshire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityScarborough
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)
Browse Postcodes in YO21

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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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Spending a day in Holmfirth

Take time to explore this prime destination in the South Pennines and you won’t be disappointed, says Richard Darn.

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South Pennines walk - Mytholmroyd and Cragg Vale

The paths are rough and steep but worth the effort to experience a different side of the South Pennines.

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Win a short break at Landal Darwin Forest

Your family could enjoy a self-catering holiday in the Peak District

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Huddersfield - The wonderful women who make the town tick

The town has had more than its fair share of female pioneers. Martin Pilkington meets some of the women continuing the trailblazing tradition

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A look ahead to spring and summer in Whitby

As Whitby wakes from its winter slumber, we look at what the new season holds

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A guide to some of Yorkshire's best fish restaurants

Yorkshire has a bountiful catch of quality seafood restaurants, as Jo Haywood discovers.

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Cannon Hall restores 70 acres of park and gardens to their former Georgian glory

Hidden gems are beginning to emerge as Cannon Hall ploughs on with its garden restoration.

Yorkshire Life

New art trail planned for Leeds waterfront

Spend time by water to help you feel glad, river research reveals.

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