LU7 Postcode Area Information

Population
61,573
Avg Annual Income
£52,067
Full Time Employees
32.22%
Average Age
41.99

Buckinghamshire, LU7 Postcode Area Overview

The LU7 postcode area is located in the Buckinghamshire, Central Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Central Bedfordshire postcode town, in the South East, England region.

A Major part of this postcode area describes a more diverse and youthful community compared to the larger group.

Here's a breakdown:

Population:

  • More families with young children (0-14 years old) compared to the surrounding area.
  • Fewer full-time students than the average.
  • More residents from mixed or multiple ethnic backgrounds.
  • Some residents rent houses from social housing providers.

Religion:

  • Predominantly Christian, but other faiths are more common than elsewhere.

Housing:

  • Mostly semi-detached houses, likely rented from social housing.

Employment:

  • Many residents work as professionals or associate professionals.

Overall: LU7 postcode area has a younger and more diverse population compared to the surrounding area. Families with young children are common, and residents tend to work in professional roles. Housing is mainly social housing, with a mix of semi-detached houses.

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

Electoral Wards

The LU7 postcode area covers Great Brickhill, Heath and Reach, Ivinghoe, Leighton Buzzard North, Leighton Buzzard South, Linslade, Wing electoral wards.

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LU7 Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of LU7 postcode area is 61,573. 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 53,746, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 2,866. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (28,788), followed by No religion (27,682).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (15,793), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (8,643).

Economic Status

Most people in the LU7 postcode area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (21,515), while 12,042 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 17,684 adults have Level 4 education, while 7,414 have Level 2 education. The most common occupations in the LU7 area are

  • Professional occupations (6682)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (5079), and
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (5064)

Age

The average age of people living in postcode LU7 is 42 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (15036), Between 35 to 44 (11290), and Between 45 to 54 (11166).

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 LU7 has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (11,906) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (8,502), and Intermediate occupations (6,563).

Postcodes in LU7

There are total 9 postcode sectors present in the LU7 (listed below). The postcode LU7 has a total of 2655 postcodes.

ONS Administrative Info of LU7
NameType
AreaLU7
Ward

Great Brickhill

Heath and Reach

Ivinghoe

Leighton Buzzard North

Leighton Buzzard South

Linslade

Wing

LTLA22Buckinghamshire, Central Bedfordshire
UTLA22Buckinghamshire, Central Bedfordshire
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland

Buckinghamshire, LU7 Postcode Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Buckinghamshire, LU7 Postcode Area Crime rate by Month

48

Anti-social behaviour

3

Bicycle theft

12

Burglary

18

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

2

Other crime

32

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

14

Public order

2

Robbery

26

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

30

Vehicle crime

72

Violence and sexual offences

26

Anti-social behaviour

4

Bicycle theft

15

Burglary

26

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

8

Other crime

36

Other theft

17

Public order

2

Robbery

19

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

24

Vehicle crime

84

Violence and sexual offences

23

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

13

Burglary

16

Criminal damage and arson

9

Drugs

1

Other crime

34

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

14

Public order

4

Robbery

15

Shoplifting

4

Theft from the person

25

Vehicle crime

73

Violence and sexual offences

50

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

14

Burglary

24

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Other crime

35

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

15

Public order

2

Robbery

22

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

45

Vehicle crime

110

Violence and sexual offences

52

Anti-social behaviour

4

Bicycle theft

17

Burglary

24

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

2

Other crime

39

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

34

Public order

6

Robbery

19

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

55

Vehicle crime

75

Violence and sexual offences

92

Anti-social behaviour

5

Bicycle theft

15

Burglary

25

Criminal damage and arson

11

Drugs

12

Other crime

53

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

26

Public order

4

Robbery

15

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

22

Vehicle crime

138

Violence and sexual offences

69

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

26

Burglary

38

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

8

Other crime

40

Other theft

20

Public order

2

Robbery

16

Shoplifting

6

Theft from the person

38

Vehicle crime

97

Violence and sexual offences

61

Anti-social behaviour

5

Bicycle theft

16

Burglary

44

Criminal damage and arson

6

Other crime

47

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

23

Public order

2

Robbery

8

Shoplifting

4

Theft from the person

32

Vehicle crime

101

Violence and sexual offences

82

Anti-social behaviour

7

Bicycle theft

22

Burglary

26

Criminal damage and arson

9

Drugs

7

Other crime

28

Other theft

5

Possession of weapons

40

Public order

3

Robbery

13

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

32

Vehicle crime

101

Violence and sexual offences

67

Anti-social behaviour

7

Bicycle theft

19

Burglary

36

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

11

Other crime

38

Other theft

9

Possession of weapons

23

Public order

2

Robbery

19

Shoplifting

20

Vehicle crime

117

Violence and sexual offences

59

Anti-social behaviour

3

Bicycle theft

22

Burglary

35

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

3

Other crime

27

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

23

Public order

2

Robbery

22

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

24

Vehicle crime

122

Violence and sexual offences

60

Anti-social behaviour

7

Bicycle theft

27

Burglary

28

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

7

Other crime

34

Other theft

20

Public order

2

Robbery

14

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

25

Vehicle crime

112

Violence and sexual offences

47

Anti-social behaviour

8

Bicycle theft

22

Burglary

10

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

9

Other crime

33

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

28

Public order

3

Robbery

14

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

23

Vehicle crime

116

Violence and sexual offences

50

Anti-social behaviour

4

Bicycle theft

26

Burglary

21

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

5

Other crime

31

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

20

Public order

2

Robbery

5

Shoplifting

5

Theft from the person

29

Vehicle crime

97

Violence and sexual offences

43

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

13

Burglary

17

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

4

Other crime

27

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

23

Public order

12

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

16

Vehicle crime

86

Violence and sexual offences

Sold House Prices in LU7 postcode area over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices in LU7 postcode area by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£685,000.00£570,000.00 - £790,000.003
Flat£173,000.00£116,000.00 - £230,000.002
Semi-Detached£372,500.00£285,000.00 - £460,000.002
Terraced£209,250.00£80,000.00 - £338,500.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£703,750.00£440,000.00 - £1,110,000.004
Flat£169,000.00£125,000.00 - £250,000.005
Other£2,100,000.00£2,100,000.00 - £2,100,000.001
Semi-Detached£416,000.00£306,000.00 - £895,000.008
Terraced£346,000.00£346,000.00 - £346,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£469,230.77£170,000.00 - £625,000.0013
Flat£216,875.00£180,000.00 - £260,000.008
Other£272,500.00£272,500.00 - £272,500.002
Semi-Detached£372,857.14£230,000.00 - £540,000.007
Terraced£283,142.86£110,000.00 - £425,000.0014
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£627,000.00£370,000.00 - £1,300,000.0011
Flat£169,437.50£97,500.00 - £210,000.008
Semi-Detached£366,818.18£280,000.00 - £660,000.0011
Terraced£367,181.82£280,000.00 - £650,000.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£615,227.27£420,000.00 - £1,100,000.0011
Flat£174,790.91£80,000.00 - £272,000.0011
Other£6,000.00£6,000.00 - £6,000.002
Semi-Detached£366,508.06£222,000.00 - £505,000.0031
Terraced£344,362.07£197,500.00 - £790,000.0029
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£535,000.00£465,000.00 - £660,000.003
Flat£139,166.67£100,000.00 - £160,000.003
Semi-Detached£265,000.00£265,000.00 - £265,000.001
Terraced£499,100.00£285,000.00 - £763,500.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£545,285.71£365,000.00 - £970,000.007
Flat£209,500.00£186,000.00 - £222,500.003
Other£1,000,000.00£1,000,000.00 - £1,000,000.001
Semi-Detached£278,886.36£177,500.00 - £610,000.0012
Terraced£226,781.25£140,000.00 - £372,500.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£494,785.71£392,500.00 - £645,000.007
Flat£205,000.00£175,000.00 - £250,000.005
Semi-Detached£380,583.33£250,000.00 - £575,000.0012
Terraced£214,343.44£116,000.00 - £380,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£640,714.29£440,000.00 - £1,200,000.007
Flat£216,244.44£155,000.00 - £349,950.009
Semi-Detached£278,800.00£142,000.00 - £615,000.0011
Terraced£308,050.00£140,000.00 - £470,000.0020
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£445,615.38£270,000.00 - £690,000.0013
Flat£218,642.86£176,000.00 - £245,000.007
Other£263,500.00£150,000.00 - £377,000.002
Semi-Detached£327,010.42£150,000.00 - £600,000.0018
Terraced£335,458.33£190,000.00 - £460,000.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£525,750.00£220,000.00 - £1,110,000.008
Flat£187,571.43£105,000.00 - £262,500.007
Other£920,000.00£240,000.00 - £1,600,000.002
Semi-Detached£352,272.73£260,000.00 - £415,000.0011
Terraced£312,342.11£248,000.00 - £400,000.0019
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£576,224.00£275,000.00 - £895,000.0025
Flat£234,916.55£113,500.00 - £282,000.0023
Other£703,889.56£3,000.00 - £2,950,000.0010
Semi-Detached£420,238.79£209,900.00 - £560,000.0032
Terraced£284,929.36£200,000.00 - £570,000.0037
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£507,500.00£400,000.00 - £580,000.004
Flat£175,000.00£75,000.00 - £315,000.004
Semi-Detached£433,305.26£225,000.00 - £1,100,000.0019
Terraced£246,900.00£195,000.00 - £372,000.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£772,500.00£505,000.00 - £885,000.004
Flat£175,200.00£79,000.00 - £230,000.005
Semi-Detached£659,200.00£320,000.00 - £1,375,000.005
Terraced£273,166.67£208,000.00 - £355,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£575,250.00£336,000.00 - £855,000.0016
Flat£194,545.45£124,000.00 - £262,500.0011
Other£455,000.00£455,000.00 - £455,000.001
Semi-Detached£383,650.76£307,000.00 - £535,000.0021
Terraced£330,569.69£137,500.00 - £815,000.0032
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£616,775.00£250,000.00 - £1,425,000.0020
Flat£174,281.25£78,000.00 - £242,000.0016
Other£300,000.00£300,000.00 - £300,000.001
Semi-Detached£408,550.00£295,000.00 - £660,000.0024
Terraced£330,017.86£205,000.00 - £575,000.0028
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£780,775.00£375,000.00 - £2,592,500.0020
Flat£213,222.22£186,000.00 - £240,000.009
Other£202,500.00£5,000.00 - £400,000.002
Semi-Detached£396,451.56£230,000.00 - £655,000.0034
Terraced£231,308.62£110,000.00 - £650,000.0030
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£550,631.82£265,000.00 - £1,250,000.0013
Flat£301,479.17£110,000.00 - £455,000.0026
Other£777,200.00£20,000.00 - £1,500,000.005
Semi-Detached£352,970.69£217,500.00 - £628,000.0031
Terraced£329,629.03£250,000.00 - £450,000.0031
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£495,634.62£347,500.00 - £925,000.0031
Flat£197,647.06£107,500.00 - £262,000.0017
Other£621,569.00£317,000.00 - £926,138.002
Semi-Detached£389,700.00£276,500.00 - £605,000.0027
Terraced£272,125.00£190,000.00 - £672,500.0021
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£617,053.06£345,000.00 - £990,000.0028
Flat£189,416.67£130,000.00 - £225,000.0018
Other£868,750.00£350,000.00 - £2,200,000.003
Semi-Detached£361,356.85£225,000.00 - £490,000.0025
Terraced£344,278.65£205,000.00 - £575,000.0034
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£561,599.21£290,000.00 - £799,995.0022
Flat£180,571.43£140,000.00 - £197,500.007
Other£1,060,094.00£2,700.00 - £2,537,676.004
Semi-Detached£373,921.88£260,000.00 - £525,000.0029
Terraced£233,396.34£170,000.00 - £348,000.0029
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£501,773.75£325,000.00 - £925,000.0022
Flat£225,740.47£124,000.00 - £305,000.0018
Other£1,069,200.00£11,000.00 - £4,000,000.005
Semi-Detached£390,607.83£237,000.00 - £526,995.0021
Terraced£320,038.64£180,000.00 - £600,000.0024
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£578,175.00£298,000.00 - £1,500,000.0018
Flat£250,291.67£123,000.00 - £390,000.0014
Other£785,000.00£580,000.00 - £990,000.002
Semi-Detached£314,439.48£182,500.00 - £496,995.0029
Terraced£339,281.25£200,000.00 - £600,000.0027
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£563,974.37£325,100.00 - £1,475,000.0033
Flat£200,786.76£73,000.00 - £263,000.0018
Other£897,288.50£320,000.00 - £1,474,577.002
Semi-Detached£297,305.19£144,000.00 - £580,000.0026
Terraced£214,611.00£108,000.00 - £585,000.0026
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£477,534.60£325,000.00 - £875,000.0027
Flat£206,388.89£100,000.00 - £235,000.0019
Other£320,000.00£265,000.00 - £375,000.002
Semi-Detached£381,641.48£260,000.00 - £695,000.0030
Terraced£328,151.92£108,000.00 - £525,000.0028
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£498,572.92£297,000.00 - £940,000.0019
Flat£212,888.89£175,000.00 - £300,000.009
Other£145,000.00£145,000.00 - £145,000.001
Semi-Detached£371,397.67£300,000.00 - £700,000.0035
Terraced£418,600.00£252,000.00 - £1,425,000.0017
Schools in the LU7 Postcode Area

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Beaudesert Lower SchoolPrimary, Good271 4-9LU73DX
Stanbridge Lower SchoolPrimary, Good104 3-9LU79HY
The Mary Bassett Lower SchoolPrimary, Good362 2-9LU71AR
Leedon Lower SchoolPrimary, Requires improvement432 2-9LU73LZ
Heathwood Lower SchoolPrimary, Good182 2-9LU73AU
Linslade Lower SchoolPrimary, Good180 3-9LU72QU
Clipstone Brook Lower SchoolPrimary, Good268 3-9LU73PG
Southcott Lower SchoolPrimary, Good305 2-9LU72UA
Hockliffe Lower SchoolPrimary, Outstanding52 4-9LU79LL
Greenleas SchoolPrimary, Requires improvement714 2-9LU72AB
St Leonards, Heath and Reach, VA Lower SchoolPrimary, Outstanding104 5-9LU70AX
Pulford CofE VA Lower SchoolPrimary, Outstanding261 2-9LU71AB
Leighton Middle SchoolSecondary, Good597 9-13LU71EX
Cheddington Combined SchoolPrimary, Requires improvement220 4-11LU70RG
St Michael's Church of England Combined SchoolPrimary, Good190 4-11LU70HA
Brookmead SchoolPrimary, Good333 4-11LU79EX
Overstone Combined SchoolPrimary, Requires improvement220 4-11LU70NY
The Cottesloe SchoolSecondary, Good1106 11-18LU70NY
Linslade SchoolSecondary, Good569 9-13LU72PA
Vandyke Upper SchoolSecondary, Good1436 13-18LU73DY
Cedars Upper SchoolSecondary, Good1033 13-18LU72AE
Brooklands Middle SchoolSecondary, Good583 9-13LU73PF
Gilbert Inglefield AcademySecondary, Good574 9-13LU73FU
Oak Bank SchoolSpecial, Outstanding125 9-19LU73BE
The Rushmere Park AcademyPrimary, Good155 2-9LU71EW
Dovery AcademyPrimary, InadequateNone 3-9LU73AG
Amenities in the LU7 Postcode Area
  • The Swan Hotel, LU7 1EA
  • Manor Farm B & B, LU7 0LP
  • Pitstone Trading Ltd, LU7 9EY
  • Stewkley Community Sports Club, LU7 0HN
  • Leighton Buzzard Conservative Club, LU7 1EA
  • Leighton Buzzard Golf Club Limited, LU7 3JF
  • Leighton Buzzard Rugby Club Ltd, LU7 9HR
  • Bellamy Catering & Events Management Ltd, LU7 9HR
  • Canal St Coffee, LU7 1LA
  • Freddie & Friends Community Hub, LU7 4RT
  • Tiddenfoot Leisure Centre Cafe, LU7 2AF
  • CuriosiTEA Rooms, LU7 9EY
  • Wm Morrison Supermarkets Ltd, LU7 1WS
  • Iceland, LU7 1EU
  • Sainsburys Supermarkets Ltd, LU7 9SS
  • Shell Waitrose Grovebury, LU7 9HH
  • Tesco, LU7 1ER
  • Yo! To Go!, LU7 1ER
  • Amore Pizzeria lb Ltd, LU7 1HJ
  • Bella Pizza, LU7 1SP
  • Chicken Treat, LU7 1EN
  • Dilraj, LU7 1EZ
  • Leighton Linslade Community Fridge, LU7 1DP
  • Mini Clipper Ltd, LU7 4TH
  • Miniclipper Logistics, LU7 4QQ
  • Wiltshire Farm Foods, LU7 0DL
  • Brickhill Estates Limited, LU7 0EE
  • Ashbourne Day Nurseries at Leighton Buzzard, LU7 3FE
  • Carrington House, LU7 3HQ
  • Cedars Day Nursery, LU7 2AE
  • Footsteps Private Day Nursery, LU7 1NS
  • Head Start Day Nursery, LU7 9NX
  • Farmhouse Catering & Events, LU7 9HR
  • Blame Frank, LU7 4YJ
  • Turkish Tasty Food, LU7 9GW
  • Wesley Pizzeria, LU7 0JL
  • Quainton Monday Day Centre, LU7 9AP
  • Stewkley Village Hall, LU7 0EW
  • Kurbside Kitchen and Bar Ltd, LU7 4YJ
  • Mrs Elizabeth Edwards, LU7 1EZ
  • Oxfam, LU7 1DN
  • S4a Group Ltd at Overstone School, LU7 0NY
  • Aristo-Tots Nursery School, LU7 1FD
  • Beaudesert Lower School, LU7 3DX
  • Brooklands Middle School, LU7 3PF
  • Cedars Upper School & Community College, LU7 2AE
  • Aldi Stores Ltd, LU7 4EG
  • B & M Retail Ltd, LU7 4EG
  • Bridge Street Stores, LU7 1AH
  • Card Factory, LU7 1DH
  • Chilli Island, LU7 1JH