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Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the YO26 8WY postcode area in York.

We've got loads of statistics for YO26 8WY, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsYO26 8WY

What social class do the population of YO26 8WY belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is YO26 8WY in York, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about YO26 8WY from the Census 2011.


  • 18%Children
  • 82%Adults

18% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 15% are aged 76 or more.


  • 50%Male
  • 50%Female

From the last census, 50% of people in YO268WY male, and 50% female. Women outnumber men in Rural West York.


  • 45%AB
  • 43%C2/C2
  • 12%DE

According to census records, 45% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 17%SINGLE
  • 65%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in YO26 8WY is 17%. Single and 'other' people is 84%.


  • 99%WHITE

99% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 93.2%WORKING

2.8% are either unemployed or students in this area. The UK unemployment rate is 4%.

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People and Demographics

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People and Demographics


An in-depth look at the demographic data of the people who live in YO26 8WY, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

YO26 8WY Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around YO26 8WY, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in YO26 8WY

Constituency & Democracy Information


Find out the voting intentions, poll results, your local MP, 2015 election results and voting turnout for your local constituency.

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Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around YO26 8WY reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

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Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area YO268WY. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in YO26 8WY

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

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Job vacancies near YO26 8WY

Travel & Transport

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Travel around YO26 8WY

Traffic and Travel Reports

Traffic Reports

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Traffic near YO26 8WY

Taxis and Minicabs

Taxi Firms

Book a taxi and leave the car at home. Here's a list of taxi and mini cab companies operating in the YO26 8WY area.

Taxis near YO26 8WY

Car Parks

Car Parks

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Car Parks near YO26 8WY

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

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Events near YO26 8WY


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around YO26 8WY.

What's on near YO26 8WY

Local Attractions


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Attractions near YO26 8WY

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area YO26 8WY.

Hotels near YO26 8WY

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near YO26 8WY, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

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Local Amenities

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Banks near YO26 8WY


Find the nearest bank or building society in YO26 8WY. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near YO26 8WY

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the YO26 8WY postcode area that dispense money.

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The nearest schools in the YO26 8WY area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near YO26 8WY

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

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Police Stations

Police Stations

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Police Stations in YO26 8WY


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near YO26 8WY.

Emergencies in YO26 8WY

Post Offices

Post Offices

Whether you want to send a letter, make a Post Office transaction or pop a letter in the local postbox, we've got you covered.

Post Offices in YO26 8WY



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around YO26 8WY. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

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YO268WY Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeYO26 8WY
Postal TownYork
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Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town

YO268WY Postal District

Compass Postal District

YO26 8WY postcode is located in the postal town of York. York postal area may cover a large geographical region that may correspond to several postal districts, which may include many towns and/or villages. Use the map to determine the geographical location of the postcode YO26 8WY.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Hessay0.8 miles S
Rufforth2 miles S
Poppleton2.3 miles E
Long Marston2.4 miles SW
Askham Richard3.2 miles SE
Bilton3.3 miles SW
Beningbrough3.4 miles NE
Newton3.8 miles N
Hammerton4 miles W
Linton4.2 miles NW
Bilbrough4.4 miles S
Cattal4.7 miles W
York4.9 miles E
Copmanthorpe5.1 miles SE
Little Ouseburn6 miles NW
London178 miles SE
Glasgow174 miles NW
Edinburgh157 miles NW
Cardiff192 miles SW
Liverpool84 miles W
Southampton213 miles S
Saint Ives219 miles S

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