L42 Postcode Area Information

Population
15,931
Avg Annual Income
£34,733
Full Time Employees
24.89%
Average Age
39.88

Wirral, L42 Postcode Area Overview

The L42 postcode area is located in the Wirral, Wirral postcode town, in the North West, England region.

A Major part of this postcode area has a young, diverse community with good job opportunities, living in spacious, mostly rented housing near industrial areas.

Residents:

  • Mostly young adults, many born in the EU and unmarried or divorced.
  • A Diverse mix of ethnicities, with many identifying as mixed or multiple.
  • Well-educated, with many having college degrees or A-levels.
  • Low unemployment and many work in management roles.

Housing:

  • Mainly privately rented detached houses or flats, some under-occupied (more space than needed).

Location:

  • Found near industrial estates.

Overall: a big area of L42 postcode district represents a vibrant and diverse community with young professionals enjoying good housing, diverse backgrounds, and good career opportunities. While there are fewer families and older adults, it offers an exciting and dynamic environment for young people.

It's important to note that this description generalizes the area and individual experiences may vary.

Electoral Wards

The L42 postcode area covers Birkenhead and Tranmere, Prenton, Rock Ferry electoral wards.

L42 Postcode Map

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L42 Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of L42 postcode area is 15,931. In England, the male population is 28,833,712 and the female population is 27,656,336, according to the 2021 census.

Ethnicity & Religion

According to the latest 2021 census, The main ethnicity of the people in the area is White: English, with a total of 14,174, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 462. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (7,522), followed by No religion (6,920).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (5,495), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (4,940).

Economic Status

Most people in the L42 postcode area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (8,212), while 4,302 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 3,535 adults have Does not apply education, while 2,239 have Level 3 education. The most common occupations in the L42 area are

  • Caring, leisure and other service occupations (1003)
  • Elementary occupations (942), and
  • Professional occupations (872)

Age

The average age of people living in postcode L42 is 40 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (9361), Between 25 to 34 (6935), and Between 45 to 54 (6479).

NS-SEC

The NS-SEC defines and measures social class and is considered a reliable indicator of a person's class status. As per the 2021 census, most of the population in L42 has Routine occupations (2,097) followed by Semi-routine occupations (1,966), and Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (1,905).

Postcodes in L42

There are total 10 postcode sectors present in the L42 (listed below). The postcode L42 has a total of 821 postcodes.

ONS Administrative Info of L42
NameType
AreaL42
Ward

Birkenhead and Tranmere

Prenton

Rock Ferry

LTLA22Wirral
UTLA22Wirral
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland

Wirral, L42 Postcode Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Wirral, L42 Postcode Area Crime rate by Month

5

Anti-social behaviour

4

Burglary

12

Criminal damage and arson

10

Drugs

4

Other crime

7

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

9

Public order

2

Shoplifting

2

Vehicle crime

60

Violence and sexual offences

8

Anti-social behaviour

4

Burglary

10

Criminal damage and arson

10

Drugs

5

Other crime

6

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

11

Public order

6

Vehicle crime

58

Violence and sexual offences

4

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

7

Burglary

15

Criminal damage and arson

8

Drugs

3

Other crime

4

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

12

Public order

5

Vehicle crime

67

Violence and sexual offences

3

Anti-social behaviour

4

Burglary

11

Criminal damage and arson

11

Drugs

5

Other crime

9

Other theft

7

Public order

1

Robbery

2

Shoplifting

6

Vehicle crime

56

Violence and sexual offences

3

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

6

Burglary

14

Criminal damage and arson

6

Drugs

4

Other crime

7

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

13

Public order

3

Robbery

3

Shoplifting

8

Vehicle crime

62

Violence and sexual offences

12

Anti-social behaviour

7

Burglary

10

Criminal damage and arson

6

Drugs

3

Other crime

14

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

21

Public order

1

Robbery

2

Vehicle crime

76

Violence and sexual offences

17

Anti-social behaviour

7

Burglary

15

Criminal damage and arson

6

Drugs

2

Other crime

9

Other theft

15

Public order

1

Shoplifting

3

Vehicle crime

95

Violence and sexual offences

19

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

9

Burglary

16

Criminal damage and arson

9

Drugs

1

Other crime

8

Other theft

18

Public order

1

Robbery

5

Shoplifting

4

Vehicle crime

60

Violence and sexual offences

27

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

19

Criminal damage and arson

7

Drugs

6

Other crime

3

Other theft

40

Public order

4

Robbery

2

Vehicle crime

84

Violence and sexual offences

28

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

25

Criminal damage and arson

16

Drugs

1

Other crime

5

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

15

Public order

1

Robbery

6

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

6

Vehicle crime

85

Violence and sexual offences

23

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

3

Burglary

16

Criminal damage and arson

8

Drugs

3

Other crime

8

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

20

Public order

9

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

6

Vehicle crime

79

Violence and sexual offences

13

Anti-social behaviour

3

Bicycle theft

6

Burglary

20

Criminal damage and arson

9

Drugs

5

Other crime

8

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

23

Public order

1

Shoplifting

4

Vehicle crime

82

Violence and sexual offences

16

Anti-social behaviour

4

Burglary

29

Criminal damage and arson

28

Drugs

4

Other crime

10

Other theft

15

Public order

1

Robbery

6

Vehicle crime

57

Violence and sexual offences

7

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

16

Criminal damage and arson

15

Drugs

3

Other crime

10

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

13

Public order

2

Robbery

1

Theft from the person

2

Vehicle crime

66

Violence and sexual offences

5

Anti-social behaviour

4

Bicycle theft

6

Burglary

16

Criminal damage and arson

13

Drugs

3

Other crime

9

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

25

Public order

2

Shoplifting

4

Vehicle crime

86

Violence and sexual offences

Sold House Prices in L42 postcode area over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices in L42 postcode area by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Terraced£172,500.00£172,500.00 - £172,500.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Terraced£75,000.00£75,000.00 - £75,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Terraced£83,750.00£80,000.00 - £85,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Terraced£116,500.00£100,000.00 - £133,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£280,000.00£280,000.00 - £280,000.001
Terraced£108,814.29£39,750.00 - £137,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Terraced£97,000.00£97,000.00 - £97,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Terraced£111,716.67£72,000.00 - £155,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Other£120,000.00£120,000.00 - £120,000.001
Terraced£73,500.00£49,000.00 - £90,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Terraced£112,200.00£99,000.00 - £180,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Terraced£101,002.50£85,005.00 - £131,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Terraced£92,375.00£62,500.00 - £125,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£137,500.00£100,000.00 - £175,000.002
Terraced£98,193.89£55,750.00 - £150,000.0020
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Terraced£124,300.00£67,000.00 - £150,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Other£120,000.00£120,000.00 - £120,000.001
Terraced£80,500.00£70,000.00 - £95,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Terraced£96,625.00£65,000.00 - £126,500.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Terraced£88,066.67£67,000.00 - £110,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£145,000.00£145,000.00 - £145,000.001
Terraced£109,412.50£30,000.00 - £200,000.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Terraced£102,109.38£73,750.00 - £141,000.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Other£170,000.00£170,000.00 - £170,000.001
Semi-Detached£77,150.00£77,150.00 - £77,150.001
Terraced£97,312.50£62,000.00 - £109,000.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£141,333.33£87,000.00 - £190,000.003
Terraced£109,488.46£57,500.00 - £132,500.0014
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Other£62,500.00£62,500.00 - £62,500.001
Terraced£108,900.00£67,000.00 - £180,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Terraced£99,687.50£54,000.00 - £180,000.0016
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Terraced£86,583.33£55,000.00 - £136,000.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£150,000.00£150,000.00 - £150,000.001
Terraced£100,408.33£40,000.00 - £125,000.0016
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£125,000.00£125,000.00 - £125,000.001
Semi-Detached£115,000.00£115,000.00 - £115,000.001
Terraced£102,833.33£59,000.00 - £137,500.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Other£90,000.00£90,000.00 - £90,000.001
Semi-Detached£140,000.00£140,000.00 - £140,000.001
Terraced£103,125.00£55,000.00 - £125,000.0011
Schools in the L42 Postcode Area

NamePupilsAgePostcode
All Saints' Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary SchoolPrimary, Outstanding562 2-11L42QG
Amenities in the L42 Postcode Area