LU3 Postcode Area Information

Population
65,407
Avg Annual Income
£44,711
Full Time Employees
23.27%
Average Age
37.37

Luton, LU3 Postcode Area Overview

The LU3 postcode area is located in the Luton, Central Bedfordshire, Luton, Central Bedfordshire postcode town, in the East of England, England region.

A Major part of this postcode area has a quiet community of older adults and couples, mainly homeowners in houses, working in professional jobs.

Residents:

  • Mostly married couples or in civil partnerships, with many residents over retirement age.
  • Large Indian and Pakistani communities.
  • Less likely to follow Christian religions.

Housing:

  • Mainly owned houses, not many flats or terraced houses.

Lifestyle:

  • Many residents have college degrees and work in management or professional roles.

Overall: a big area of LU3 postcode district district represents a stable community with established residents enjoying spacious, owned housing and good careers. While there are fewer young families and students, it offers a quiet and settled environment for older adults and professionals.

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

Electoral Wards

The LU3 postcode area covers Barnfield, Biscot, Bramingham, Icknield, Limbury, Northwell, Saints, Sundon Park, Toddington electoral wards.

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LU3 Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of LU3 postcode area is 65,407. 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 20,803, followed by Pakistani, with a total of 13,315. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Muslim (25,005), followed by Christian (22,817).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (10,285), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (8,879).

Economic Status

Most people in the LU3 postcode area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (16,665), while 8,888 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 15,711 adults have Does not apply education, while 7,210 have Level 3 education. The most common occupations in the LU3 area are

  • Professional occupations (4564)
  • Elementary occupations (4074), and
  • Process, plant and machine operatives (3279)

Age

The average age of people living in postcode LU3 is 37 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (19287), Between 35 to 44 (12669), and Between 25 to 34 (11570).

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 LU3 has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (7,889) followed by Routine occupations (6,828), and Never worked and long-term unemployed (6,804).

Postcodes in LU3

There are total 6 postcode sectors present in the LU3 (listed below). The postcode LU3 has a total of 1286 postcodes.

ONS Administrative Info of LU3
NameType
AreaLU3
Ward

Barnfield

Biscot

Bramingham

Icknield

Limbury

Northwell

Saints

Sundon Park

Toddington

LTLA22Luton, Central Bedfordshire
UTLA22Luton, Central Bedfordshire
RegionEast of England
CountryEngland

Luton, LU3 Postcode Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Luton, LU3 Postcode Area Crime rate by Month

54

Anti-social behaviour

20

Burglary

21

Criminal damage and arson

12

Drugs

14

Other crime

16

Other theft

5

Possession of weapons

16

Public order

4

Robbery

32

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

26

Vehicle crime

154

Violence and sexual offences

51

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

13

Burglary

21

Criminal damage and arson

8

Drugs

8

Other crime

21

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

20

Public order

5

Robbery

33

Shoplifting

4

Theft from the person

34

Vehicle crime

140

Violence and sexual offences

44

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

19

Burglary

21

Criminal damage and arson

8

Drugs

6

Other crime

25

Other theft

26

Public order

4

Robbery

22

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

20

Vehicle crime

123

Violence and sexual offences

59

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

24

Burglary

26

Criminal damage and arson

8

Drugs

5

Other crime

25

Other theft

5

Possession of weapons

30

Public order

3

Robbery

9

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

33

Vehicle crime

126

Violence and sexual offences

64

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

15

Burglary

31

Criminal damage and arson

17

Drugs

5

Other crime

26

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

29

Public order

4

Robbery

10

Shoplifting

25

Vehicle crime

139

Violence and sexual offences

72

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

6

Burglary

36

Criminal damage and arson

6

Drugs

3

Other crime

26

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

37

Public order

6

Robbery

8

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

20

Vehicle crime

137

Violence and sexual offences

100

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

8

Burglary

21

Criminal damage and arson

8

Drugs

7

Other crime

19

Other theft

7

Possession of weapons

25

Public order

6

Robbery

10

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

33

Vehicle crime

107

Violence and sexual offences

93

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

17

Burglary

31

Criminal damage and arson

16

Drugs

10

Other crime

26

Other theft

5

Possession of weapons

28

Public order

4

Robbery

7

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

30

Vehicle crime

115

Violence and sexual offences

77

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

10

Burglary

43

Criminal damage and arson

14

Drugs

10

Other crime

25

Other theft

5

Possession of weapons

27

Public order

3

Robbery

13

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

26

Vehicle crime

142

Violence and sexual offences

70

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

14

Burglary

18

Criminal damage and arson

10

Drugs

13

Other crime

15

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

30

Public order

2

Robbery

6

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

26

Vehicle crime

171

Violence and sexual offences

66

Anti-social behaviour

14

Burglary

24

Criminal damage and arson

10

Drugs

7

Other crime

16

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

24

Public order

3

Robbery

13

Shoplifting

29

Vehicle crime

92

Violence and sexual offences

53

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

8

Burglary

36

Criminal damage and arson

12

Drugs

10

Other crime

17

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

28

Public order

4

Robbery

10

Shoplifting

4

Theft from the person

30

Vehicle crime

168

Violence and sexual offences

55

Anti-social behaviour

16

Burglary

27

Criminal damage and arson

7

Drugs

6

Other crime

15

Other theft

5

Possession of weapons

29

Public order

5

Robbery

12

Shoplifting

15

Vehicle crime

108

Violence and sexual offences

47

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

18

Burglary

25

Criminal damage and arson

16

Drugs

7

Other crime

24

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

21

Public order

2

Robbery

8

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

37

Vehicle crime

100

Violence and sexual offences

46

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

16

Burglary

24

Criminal damage and arson

10

Drugs

5

Other crime

25

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

14

Public order

1

Robbery

7

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

32

Vehicle crime

98

Violence and sexual offences

Sold House Prices in LU3 postcode area over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices in LU3 postcode area by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£380,000.00£380,000.00 - £380,000.001
Terraced£277,500.00£150,000.00 - £405,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£585,000.00£465,000.00 - £705,000.002
Flat£176,000.00£172,000.00 - £180,000.002
Other£3,147,427.00£3,147,427.00 - £3,147,427.001
Semi-Detached£317,666.67£280,000.00 - £360,000.003
Terraced£258,333.33£185,000.00 - £310,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£430,000.00£430,000.00 - £430,000.002
Flat£184,333.33£180,000.00 - £193,000.003
Semi-Detached£318,142.86£293,500.00 - £335,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£592,916.67£375,000.00 - £1,170,000.006
Flat£166,000.00£166,000.00 - £166,000.001
Other£412,500.00£375,000.00 - £450,000.002
Semi-Detached£363,543.48£182,000.00 - £580,000.0023
Terraced£243,437.50£120,000.00 - £340,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£404,500.00£320,000.00 - £475,000.0015
Flat£165,833.33£135,000.00 - £217,000.0012
Other£259,000.00£259,000.00 - £259,000.001
Semi-Detached£353,080.00£210,000.00 - £465,000.0025
Terraced£249,428.57£200,500.00 - £295,000.0014
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£66,000.00£60,000.00 - £72,000.002
Semi-Detached£307,333.33£247,000.00 - £360,000.003
Terraced£260,000.00£260,000.00 - £260,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£410,000.00£365,000.00 - £450,000.003
Flat£169,333.33£140,000.00 - £190,000.003
Semi-Detached£326,600.00£245,000.00 - £395,000.005
Terraced£247,380.00£208,000.00 - £277,500.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£448,500.00£367,500.00 - £520,000.005
Flat£186,625.00£147,500.00 - £230,000.004
Semi-Detached£317,812.50£250,000.00 - £425,000.008
Terraced£254,483.33£152,800.00 - £431,000.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£324,000.00£320,000.00 - £328,000.002
Flat£163,687.50£130,000.00 - £217,000.008
Other£5,200,000.00£5,200,000.00 - £5,200,000.001
Semi-Detached£276,964.29£135,000.00 - £465,000.0022
Terraced£263,961.54£120,000.00 - £362,500.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£419,000.00£360,000.00 - £440,000.005
Flat£158,000.00£141,000.00 - £175,000.002
Semi-Detached£307,635.71£175,000.00 - £460,000.0014
Terraced£253,333.33£190,000.00 - £320,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£429,375.00£350,000.00 - £530,000.008
Flat£146,083.33£122,000.00 - £187,500.006
Semi-Detached£296,400.00£194,000.00 - £400,000.0015
Terraced£235,625.00£105,000.00 - £360,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£466,200.00£250,000.00 - £858,000.0010
Flat£152,583.33£95,000.00 - £210,000.0012
Other£440,000.00£440,000.00 - £440,000.001
Semi-Detached£320,010.64£131,500.00 - £470,000.0047
Terraced£290,539.13£196,000.00 - £510,000.0023
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£379,000.00£300,000.00 - £470,000.005
Flat£159,000.00£148,000.00 - £172,000.003
Semi-Detached£353,352.94£155,000.00 - £750,000.0017
Terraced£267,250.00£238,000.00 - £290,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£310,875.00£273,500.00 - £385,000.004
Terraced£271,666.67£225,000.00 - £310,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£431,625.00£255,000.00 - £537,500.008
Flat£178,250.00£150,000.00 - £205,000.004
Other£300,000.00£300,000.00 - £300,000.001
Semi-Detached£337,704.55£200,000.00 - £525,000.0022
Terraced£264,428.57£180,000.00 - £300,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£468,333.33£380,000.00 - £950,000.0010
Flat£119,937.50£86,000.00 - £182,000.009
Other£1,350,000.00£1,350,000.00 - £1,350,000.001
Semi-Detached£357,405.26£260,000.00 - £480,000.0019
Terraced£259,531.25£170,000.00 - £350,000.0016
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£431,892.86£285,000.00 - £706,000.008
Flat£166,000.00£120,000.00 - £200,000.008
Semi-Detached£299,279.49£195,000.00 - £470,000.0032
Terraced£270,715.62£160,000.00 - £440,000.0016
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£399,400.00£310,000.00 - £700,000.0011
Flat£169,000.00£127,000.00 - £230,000.008
Semi-Detached£280,774.19£155,000.00 - £445,000.0033
Terraced£251,820.51£150,000.00 - £450,000.0016
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£496,857.14£263,000.00 - £625,000.007
Flat£236,000.00£100,000.00 - £302,000.006
Semi-Detached£360,615.59£180,000.00 - £506,000.0034
Terraced£251,676.47£175,000.00 - £425,000.0018
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£429,000.00£200,000.00 - £1,185,000.0010
Flat£148,800.00£120,000.00 - £173,000.005
Other£525,000.00£350,000.00 - £700,000.002
Semi-Detached£356,625.00£220,000.00 - £421,000.0017
Terraced£278,303.57£155,000.00 - £375,000.0016
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£478,454.55£345,000.00 - £815,000.0011
Flat£132,400.00£77,000.00 - £160,000.005
Semi-Detached£314,619.57£260,000.00 - £515,000.0024
Terraced£273,873.00£115,000.00 - £400,000.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£493,201.50£400,000.00 - £835,000.007
Flat£184,000.00£135,000.00 - £225,000.007
Other£130,000.00£130,000.00 - £130,000.001
Semi-Detached£333,312.50£180,000.00 - £550,000.0024
Terraced£259,272.73£150,000.00 - £315,000.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£562,500.00£430,000.00 - £695,000.002
Flat£164,857.14£63,000.00 - £230,000.0014
Other£170,000.00£170,000.00 - £170,000.001
Semi-Detached£335,162.50£215,000.00 - £450,000.0021
Terraced£278,428.57£180,000.00 - £360,000.0014
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£423,777.78£305,000.00 - £555,000.009
Flat£156,666.67£95,000.00 - £220,000.0015
Semi-Detached£356,073.98£205,000.00 - £465,000.0028
Terraced£280,923.08£226,500.00 - £355,000.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£380,416.67£305,000.00 - £465,000.006
Flat£173,916.67£100,000.00 - £235,000.0012
Other£3,530,000.00£2,100,000.00 - £4,960,000.002
Semi-Detached£316,937.50£220,000.00 - £715,000.0026
Terraced£249,383.33£100,000.00 - £435,000.0030
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£343,750.00£337,500.00 - £350,000.002
Flat£146,714.29£110,000.00 - £175,000.007
Semi-Detached£324,956.48£200,000.00 - £499,999.0023
Terraced£253,166.67£97,000.00 - £348,000.0015
Schools in the LU3 Postcode Area

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Icknield Primary SchoolPrimary, Good624 4-11LU32JB
Grasmere Nursery SchoolNursery, Requires improvement138 3-5LU32BT
Denbigh Primary SchoolPrimary, Outstanding618 4-11LU31NS
Norton Road Primary SchoolPrimary, Good373 5-11LU32NX
Parklea Primary SchoolPrimary, Good491 4-11LU33EW
The Meads Primary SchoolPrimary, Good563 4-11LU32UE
William Austin Junior SchoolPrimary, Good575 7-11LU31UA
Warden Hill Junior SchoolPrimary, Good467 7-11LU32DN
Warden Hill Infant SchoolPrimary, Good354 4-7LU32DN
William Austin Infant SchoolPrimary, Good385 5-7LU31PZ
Bramingham Primary SchoolPrimary, Good398 4-11LU34BL
St Joseph's Catholic Primary SchoolPrimary, Good759 5-11LU32NS
Lealands High SchoolSecondary, Good1014 11-16LU33AL
Lea Manor High School Performing Arts CollegeSecondary, Inadequate1010 11-16LU33TL
Woodlands Secondary SchoolSpecial, Outstanding261 11-18LU33SP
Waulud Primary SchoolPrimary, Good442 3-11LU33LZ
Denbigh High SchoolSecondary, Outstanding1118 11-16LU31HE
Icknield High SchoolSecondary, Good1456 11-16LU32AH
Sundon Lower SchoolPrimary, Good67 3-9LU33PQ
River Bank Primary SchoolPrimary, Good719 4-11LU31ES
Whitefield Primary AcademyPrimary, Good449 3-11LU33SS
Amenities in the LU3 Postcode Area
  • A&S Food, LU3 1PB
  • A&S Mini Market, LU3 2PJ
  • Family Choice, LU3 2PH
  • Family Choice, LU3 2LP
  • LA BOBIRCA, LU3 1AX
  • Leaside Hotel & Restaurant, LU3 1BT
  • The Chequers, LU3 3PS
  • The Red Lion, LU3 3PE
  • Biscot Mill/The Hungry Horse, LU3 1AS
  • Black Swan Public House, LU3 2LU
  • Jolly Milliner, LU3 2BX
  • Jerk Box Cuisine, LU3 3AA
  • Meedou, LU3 2AD
  • Alis, LU3 1RN
  • ATZ&H Inn T/A ATZ&H Desserts, LU3 1LF
  • Bamboo Garden, LU3 1PB
  • Valeries Restaurant, LU3 3NT
  • Amor Dessert Lounge, LU3 1PB
  • Arianaz Restaurant and Wine Bar, LU3 2QQ
  • Ashiyana Indian Luton Ltd, LU3 2DQ
  • Blenheim Crescent Baptist Church, LU3 1HA
  • Banana Moon Day Nursery, LU3 3NZ
  • Acorn Day Nursery, LU3 2QT
  • Alicia Nursing Home, LU3 2QG
  • Ambassador House, LU3 1EE
  • Barton Lodge, LU3 2DN
  • Qwrkee Foods Ltd, LU3 1RJ
  • Rise and Shine Brew, LU3 3SN
  • Epic Eats, LU3 2SZ
  • Gelato Heaven, LU3 1RJ
  • Meah's Flavours Of India Ltd., LU3 3BP
  • Costa Coffee, LU3 4BP
  • Greggs, LU3 2QP
  • Heywood House, LU3 3QB
  • Holy Cross Church, LU3 3RT
  • Hprotein, LU3 1DP
  • Aldi Stores Limited, LU3 3BF
  • Co-operative, LU3 1AW
  • Co-operative, LU3 2HX
  • Iceland Foods Ltd, LU3 2QG
  • Lidl, LU3 2QL
  • Sweet Mouthful Mixes, LU3 1RJ
  • Chai Express, LU3 1RJ
  • Darbar FC Ltd, LU3 1NX
  • H & H Ices, LU3 1QR
  • The Chefs Hot Plate, LU3 2SF
  • The Coffee Hut, LU3 3AN
  • abm catering @ Riverbank Primary, LU3 1ES
  • abm catering @ William Austin School, LU3 1PZ
  • Bramingham Primary School, LU3 4BL
  • Denbigh Primary School, LU3 1NS
  • HCL, LU3 2AH