M28 Postcode Area Information

Population
47,362
Avg Annual Income
£38,889
Full Time Employees
30.60%
Average Age
40.16

Wigan, M28 Postcode Area Overview

The M28 postcode area is located in the Wigan, Salford, Wigan, Salford postcode town, in the North West, England region.

A Major part of this postcode area has a young, diverse community with many residents born in Africa, facing some challenges.

Residents:

  • Mostly young adults, many born in Africa.
  • Fewer married couples and families with children compared to similar areas.
  • Diverse mix of ethnicities, with Black and mixed backgrounds well-represented.
  • English may not be everyone's main language.

Housing:

  • Mainly overcrowded flats rented from the government (social housing).

Lifestyle:

  • Many residents work in basic jobs (elementary occupations).
  • Few residents have college degrees.
  • Not many households have multiple cars.

Overall: a big area of M28 postcode district represents a vibrant and diverse community with a young population. However, many residents face challenges like overcrowded housing, limited English fluency, and basic job opportunities. Remember, this is a general overview, and individual experiences may vary greatly.

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

Electoral Wards

The M28 postcode area covers Astley Mosley Common, Boothstown & Ellenbrook, Little Hulton, Swinton & Wardley, Walkden North, Walkden South, Worsley & Westwood Park electoral wards.

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M28 Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of M28 postcode area is 47,362. 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 40,025, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 1,734. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (26,365), followed by No religion (16,812).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (12,761), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (7,841).

Economic Status

Most people in the M28 postcode area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (18,266), while 10,001 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 13,319 adults have Level 4 education, while 6,312 have Level 3 education. The most common occupations in the M28 area are

  • Professional occupations (5120)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (3498), and
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (3201)

Age

The average age of people living in postcode M28 is 40 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (14932), Between 25 to 34 (11131), and Between 35 to 44 (10163).

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 M28 has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (8,459) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (5,775), and Intermediate occupations (5,017).

Postcodes in M28

There are total 9 postcode sectors present in the M28 (listed below). The postcode M28 has a total of 2620 postcodes.

ONS Administrative Info of M28
NameType
AreaM28
Ward

Astley Mosley Common

Boothstown & Ellenbrook

Little Hulton

Swinton & Wardley

Walkden North

Walkden South

Worsley & Westwood Park

LTLA22Wigan, Salford
UTLA22Wigan, Salford
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland

Wigan, M28 Postcode Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Wigan, M28 Postcode Area Crime rate by Month

1

Violence and sexual offences

2

Violence and sexual offences

2

Violence and sexual offences

1

Theft from the person

2

Public order

1

Anti-social behaviour

4

Violence and sexual offences

1

Public order

1

Anti-social behaviour

1

Criminal damage and arson

Sold House Prices in M28 postcode area over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices in M28 postcode area by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£296,000.00£258,000.00 - £325,000.003
Terraced£275,000.00£245,000.00 - £320,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£446,125.00£399,500.00 - £555,000.004
Flat£160,000.00£160,000.00 - £160,000.001
Semi-Detached£297,949.00£242,388.00 - £438,000.008
Terraced£178,958.33£90,750.00 - £255,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£376,000.00£285,000.00 - £680,000.007
Flat£142,000.00£110,000.00 - £220,000.004
Semi-Detached£271,679.49£175,000.00 - £580,000.0016
Terraced£182,500.00£165,000.00 - £200,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£451,650.00£191,500.00 - £1,000,000.0013
Flat£231,500.00£230,000.00 - £233,000.002
Other£160,000.00£160,000.00 - £160,000.001
Semi-Detached£220,000.00£104,000.00 - £308,000.0010
Terraced£264,050.00£110,000.00 - £605,000.0018
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£793,750.00£355,000.00 - £1,000,000.009
Flat£170,000.00£132,000.00 - £234,000.004
Other£147,000.00£147,000.00 - £147,000.002
Semi-Detached£261,687.50£196,000.00 - £507,500.0015
Terraced£231,363.89£128,000.00 - £420,000.0019
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£400,000.00£400,000.00 - £400,000.001
Semi-Detached£240,000.00£240,000.00 - £240,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£470,500.00£470,500.00 - £470,500.001
Semi-Detached£276,781.25£175,000.00 - £400,000.0010
Terraced£223,937.50£102,500.00 - £458,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£469,083.33£230,000.00 - £730,000.005
Flat£99,000.00£81,000.00 - £120,000.003
Other£152,000.00£152,000.00 - £152,000.001
Semi-Detached£253,638.33£150,000.00 - £367,000.0011
Terraced£215,549.11£115,000.00 - £444,000.0015
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£435,033.33£280,000.00 - £1,200,000.008
Semi-Detached£278,687.50£98,000.00 - £550,000.0019
Terraced£200,375.00£145,000.00 - £325,000.0015
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£417,000.00£270,000.00 - £625,000.008
Flat£157,500.00£125,000.00 - £190,000.002
Other£2,699.00£2,699.00 - £2,699.001
Semi-Detached£254,473.48£80,000.00 - £575,000.0017
Terraced£242,000.00£128,000.00 - £395,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£439,005.00£345,000.00 - £575,000.0010
Flat£121,000.00£121,000.00 - £121,000.001
Other£48,200.00£1,000.00 - £83,600.003
Semi-Detached£213,766.88£150,000.00 - £510,000.0017
Terraced£163,263.37£107,500.00 - £230,000.0016
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£401,654.76£220,000.00 - £605,000.0010
Flat£97,444.44£76,000.00 - £120,000.009
Other£2,449,166.67£765,000.00 - £6,000,000.004
Semi-Detached£247,094.94£72,286.00 - £435,000.0022
Terraced£211,516.25£90,000.00 - £399,950.0026
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£441,666.67£342,000.00 - £710,000.004
Flat£137,500.00£110,000.00 - £206,000.004
Semi-Detached£312,976.03£165,177.00 - £615,000.0017
Terraced£213,880.00£125,300.00 - £425,000.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£115,500.00£101,000.00 - £130,000.002
Semi-Detached£285,833.33£155,000.00 - £475,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£513,500.00£240,000.00 - £950,000.0012
Flat£118,000.00£85,000.00 - £185,000.004
Other£139,381.00£139,381.00 - £139,381.001
Semi-Detached£291,579.55£152,000.00 - £475,000.0019
Terraced£249,309.05£162,500.00 - £475,000.0022
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£504,122.11£237,000.00 - £1,500,000.0015
Flat£126,633.33£87,000.00 - £215,000.0015
Other£359,000.00£278,000.00 - £480,000.003
Semi-Detached£283,557.67£77,550.00 - £590,000.0035
Terraced£182,397.73£97,500.00 - £440,000.0021
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£413,986.19£205,000.00 - £839,000.0022
Flat£151,333.33£105,000.00 - £285,000.006
Other£293,750.00£97,500.00 - £490,000.002
Semi-Detached£291,460.24£170,000.00 - £652,000.0021
Terraced£215,058.88£120,000.00 - £400,000.0014
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£423,030.08£248,000.00 - £1,425,000.0015
Other£302,250.00£179,500.00 - £425,000.002
Semi-Detached£271,929.44£120,000.00 - £410,000.0019
Terraced£223,625.00£125,000.00 - £350,000.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£458,603.89£285,000.00 - £840,000.0014
Flat£163,750.00£112,500.00 - £242,500.004
Other£190,695.00£1,390.00 - £380,000.002
Semi-Detached£339,767.86£157,500.00 - £1,025,000.0021
Terraced£215,601.54£115,000.00 - £522,500.0026
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£707,939.09£225,000.00 - £1,900,000.0014
Flat£111,666.67£90,000.00 - £140,000.003
Other£350,000.00£225,000.00 - £475,000.002
Semi-Detached£322,818.18£157,500.00 - £756,000.0019
Terraced£186,176.14£70,000.00 - £435,000.0019
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£752,442.14£268,500.00 - £2,575,000.0012
Flat£102,475.00£100,000.00 - £104,950.002
Other£436,275.00£85,100.00 - £680,000.003
Semi-Detached£240,795.92£128,750.00 - £589,500.0026
Terraced£213,587.50£100,000.00 - £535,000.0017
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£526,442.78£220,000.00 - £2,200,000.0017
Flat£102,500.00£90,000.00 - £112,500.003
Other£1,400,000.00£1,400,000.00 - £1,400,000.001
Semi-Detached£309,901.11£164,000.00 - £1,345,000.0019
Terraced£200,003.10£125,000.00 - £335,000.0018
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£412,637.67£4,254.00 - £1,030,000.0011
Flat£125,333.33£101,000.00 - £165,000.003
Other£375,915.83£2,495.00 - £1,650,000.005
Semi-Detached£266,125.24£105,000.00 - £805,000.0025
Terraced£241,050.00£137,000.00 - £435,000.0025
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£444,533.06£273,500.00 - £950,000.0013
Flat£195,000.00£120,000.00 - £255,000.003
Other£352,840.00£290,000.00 - £410,000.003
Semi-Detached£251,106.10£128,750.00 - £769,500.0031
Terraced£175,000.00£135,000.00 - £285,000.0018
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£396,204.29£190,000.00 - £877,000.0019
Flat£138,400.00£79,000.00 - £175,000.003
Other£262,000.00£262,000.00 - £262,000.001
Semi-Detached£293,894.64£103,500.00 - £770,000.0026
Terraced£197,726.19£105,000.00 - £278,000.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£351,837.22£215,000.00 - £480,000.0014
Flat£193,075.00£97,000.00 - £254,600.005
Other£370,000.00£370,000.00 - £370,000.001
Semi-Detached£286,748.88£127,700.00 - £658,000.0032
Terraced£209,783.33£100,000.00 - £410,000.0018
Schools in the M28 Postcode Area

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Hilton Lane Primary SchoolPrimary, Good210 3-11M280JY
James Brindley Community Primary SchoolPrimary, Outstanding250 3-11M287HE
North Walkden Primary SchoolPrimary, Good228 3-11M283QD
St Andrew's CofE Primary SchoolPrimary, Outstanding471 3-11M281HS
St Paul's CofE Primary SchoolPrimary, Good333 3-11M283NZ
St Andrew's Methodist Primary SchoolPrimary, Outstanding235 3-11M280ZA
Boothstown Methodist Primary SchoolPrimary, Good214 3-11M281DG
St Paul's CofE Primary SchoolPrimary, Good227 3-11M283HP
St Mark's CofE Primary SchoolPrimary, Good437 3-11M282WF
Christ The King RC Primary SchoolPrimary, Good238 3-11M283DW
St John's CofE Primary School Mosley CommonPrimary, Good174 4-11M281AE
Holy Family Catholic Primary SchoolPrimary, Good202 4-11M281AG
Ellenbrook Community Primary SchoolPrimary, Outstanding439 3-11M287PS
Co-op Academy WalkdenSecondary, Requires improvement1487 11-16M287JB
The Lowry AcademySecondary, Inadequate956 11-16M280SY
Mesne Lea Primary SchoolPrimary, GoodNone 3-11M287FG
Amenities in the M28 Postcode Area
  • Delta Hotels By Marriott, M28 2QT
  • Novotel Manchester West Hotel, M28 2YA
  • Roe Green Cricket Club, M28 2QW
  • Boothstown Conservative Club, M28 1BZ
  • Boothstown Royal British Legion, M28 1HQ
  • Boundary Stone, M28 1AD
  • Brackley Conservative Club, M28 2JU
  • Cup and Crumb Ltd, M28 2RG
  • AFC Monton, M28 2PH
  • Boothstown Village Hall, M28 1JF
  • Bridgewater Heritage Boat Company, M28 2PD
  • Buffalo Bar & Grill, M28 1FB
  • Tesco Extra, M28 3TZ
  • Aldi, M28 3UD
  • B&M Retail, M28 3TZ
  • Co Op Ellenbrook, M28 1PB
  • Home Bargains, M28 3EE
  • Fuzion Eats, M28 3ZH
  • Gold Elephant Catering Ltd, M28 3AU
  • Hong Liang, M28 7JD
  • Italian Express Worsley, M28 1PB
  • Jaynes Sandwich Corner, M28 3WS
  • Abbeyfield Society, M28 3JE
  • ABC Pre-School LTD Boothstown, M28 1DG
  • Alderwood Care Home, M28 1LT
  • aspire brierley community trust cafe, M28 0BD
  • Boothstown Playgroup, M28 1JF
  • Boothstown Methodist Primary School Kitchen, M28 1DD
  • Bridgewater School, M28 2WQ
  • Chartwells at lowry academy, M28 0SY
  • Christ The King Roman Catholic School Kitchen, M28 3DW
  • Commercial Kitchen, M28 7QD
  • Tims And Parker, M28 1PB
  • Holy Family Parish Hall, M28 IDN
  • Anthony Millar Golf Shop, M28 7HZ
  • Howclough Farm, M28 3HG
  • K A Newsagents, M28 7JD
  • Quayside Bakery, M28 2LA
  • Errington And Hughes, M28 2QW
  • Smashingcakes by Tayyibah, M28 3WD
  • St John the Baptist Church, M28 3RD