14,451TOTAL POPULATION
6,116HOUSEHOLDS
3.4%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£36,400AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
YO42 POSTCODE REGION

York (YO42)

The YO42 postcode area is located in the York postcode town region, within the county of Yorkshire, and contains a total of 717 individual postcodes.

There are 9 electoral wards in the YO42 postcode area, including Bridlington, Driffield, Filey, Malton, Pickering, Scarborough, Selby, Thirsk, Whitby, York, which come under the local authority of the East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 29% of people in YO42 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 YO42 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

  • 92%WORKING
  • 8%UNEMPLOYED

8% of people in YO42 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 29%AB
  • 54%C2/C2
  • 16%DE

According to census records, 29% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 96%WHITE
  • 4%NON-WHITE

96% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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YO42Yorkshire

Yorkshire

The county of Yorkshire

YO42 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.

YO42 Electoral Wards

The postal region of YO42, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Bridlington
Driffield
Filey
Malton
Pickering
Scarborough
Selby
Thirsk
Whitby
York
Yorkshire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeYO42
Postal TownYork
MSOA NameEast Riding of Yorkshire 011
LSOA NameEast Riding of Yorkshire 011F
CountyYorkshire
RegionYorkshire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityEast Riding of Yorkshire
Area ClassificationLargely Rural (rural including hub towns 50-79%)
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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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