30,456TOTAL POPULATION
12,680HOUSEHOLDS
3.2%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£37,440AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
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YO26 POSTCODE REGION

York (YO26)

The YO26 postcode area is located in the York postcode town region, within the county of Yorkshire, and contains a total of 1130 individual postcodes.

There are 57 electoral wards in the YO26 postcode area, including Bridlington, Driffield, Filey, Malton, Pickering, Scarborough, Selby, Thirsk, Whitby, York which come under the local authority of the York Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 30% of people in YO26 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 YO26 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 90%WORKING
  • 10%UNEMPLOYED

10% of people in YO26 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 30%AB
  • 50%C2/C2
  • 20%DE

According to census records, 30% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 93%WHITE
  • 7%NON-WHITE

93% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

YO26Yorkshire

Yorkshire

The county of Yorkshire

YO26 is located in the county of Yorkshire, in England.

Yorkshire has a total population of 0, making it the largest county in the UK.

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

Yorkshire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeYO26
Postal TownYork
MSOA NameYork 013
LSOA NameYork 013G
CountyYorkshire
RegionYorkshire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityYork
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town

YO26 Electoral Wards

The postal region of YO26, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Acomb
Aldwark
Alne
Alne Station
Beningbrough
Bickerton
Bilton-in-Ainsty
Branton Green
Cattal
Chapel Fields
Clifton
Cock Hill
Cowthorpe
Cross Lanes
Flawith
Great Ouseburn
Green Hammerton
Hessay
Holgate
Hopperton
Huby
Hunsingore
Hutton Wandesley
Kirk Hammerton
Knapton
Kyle
Linton-on-Ouse
Little Ouseburn
Long Marston
Lower Dunsforth
Moor Monkton
Moor Monkton Moor
Moxby
Myton Hall
Myton-on-Swale
Nether Poppleton
Newton-on-Ouse
Nun Monkton
Ouse
Overton
Rawcliffe
Rufforth
Shipton
Skelton
South Bank
Sutton-on-the-Forest
Tancred
Tholthorpe
Thorpe Underwood
Tockwith
Tollerton
Upper Dunsforth
Upper Poppleton
West Field
Whixley
Wigginton
York
Youlton
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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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