WA3 Postcode Area Information

Population
49,000
Avg Annual Income
£41,450
Full Time Employees
30.30%
Average Age
43.70

Wigan, WA3 Postcode Area Overview

The WA3 postcode area is located in the Wigan, Warrington, Wigan, Warrington postcode town, in the North West, England region.

A Major part of this postcode area has a unique mix of residents when compared to others:

  • Diverse age groups: There's a fairly even spread of ages across the board, except for slightly fewer residents between 64 and 85 years old. This means there are fewer people with disabilities compared to other areas.
  • Spread out, but concentrated in the Midlands: While this postcode exists across the UK, it's particularly common in the Midlands region.

Imagine a community with people of all ages (except slightly fewer retirees), scattered around the UK but especially in the Midlands. That's the essence of a big area of WA3 postcode district!

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

Electoral Wards

The WA3 postcode area covers Ashton, Birchwood, Culcheth, Glazebury and Croft, Golborne and Lowton West, Lowton East, Rixton and Woolston electoral wards.

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WA3 Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of WA3 postcode area is 49,000. 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 45,454, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 1,116. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (28,750), followed by No religion (16,811).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (11,141), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (7,280).

Economic Status

Most people in the WA3 postcode area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (15,610), while 10,774 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 12,805 adults have Level 4 education, while 6,725 have No qualifications education. The most common occupations in the WA3 area are

  • Professional occupations (4626)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (3356), and
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (3153)

Age

The average age of people living in postcode WA3 is 44 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (9245), Between 45 to 54 (8350), and Between 55 to 64 (8210).

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 WA3 has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (8,865) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (5,494), and Intermediate occupations (5,328).

Postcodes in WA3

There are total 8 postcode sectors present in the WA3 (listed below). The postcode WA3 has a total of 1823 postcodes.

ONS Administrative Info of WA3
NameType
AreaWA3
Ward

Ashton

Birchwood

Culcheth, Glazebury and Croft

Golborne and Lowton West

Lowton East

Rixton and Woolston

LTLA22Wigan, Warrington
UTLA22Wigan, Warrington
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland

Wigan, WA3 Postcode Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Wigan, WA3 Postcode Area Crime rate by Month

15

Anti-social behaviour

4

Burglary

4

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

4

Other crime

13

Other theft

11

Public order

10

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

4

Vehicle crime

34

Violence and sexual offences

12

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

8

Burglary

4

Criminal damage and arson

6

Drugs

3

Other crime

5

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

13

Public order

1

Robbery

7

Shoplifting

6

Vehicle crime

44

Violence and sexual offences

6

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

6

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

1

Other crime

9

Other theft

3

Possession of weapons

7

Public order

8

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

1

Vehicle crime

47

Violence and sexual offences

13

Anti-social behaviour

5

Burglary

8

Criminal damage and arson

7

Drugs

1

Other crime

12

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

12

Public order

4

Shoplifting

5

Vehicle crime

46

Violence and sexual offences

14

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

3

Burglary

13

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

3

Other crime

5

Other theft

5

Public order

2

Robbery

2

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

7

Vehicle crime

51

Violence and sexual offences

13

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

14

Burglary

12

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

2

Other crime

12

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

18

Public order

3

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

4

Vehicle crime

63

Violence and sexual offences

17

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

2

Burglary

5

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

3

Other crime

11

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

15

Public order

1

Robbery

1

Shoplifting

8

Vehicle crime

55

Violence and sexual offences

26

Anti-social behaviour

6

Burglary

9

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

7

Other crime

9

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

8

Public order

1

Robbery

8

Shoplifting

3

Vehicle crime

63

Violence and sexual offences

22

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

8

Criminal damage and arson

5

Drugs

2

Other crime

5

Other theft

7

Public order

7

Shoplifting

3

Vehicle crime

74

Violence and sexual offences

25

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

8

Burglary

12

Criminal damage and arson

8

Drugs

6

Other crime

11

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

9

Public order

3

Shoplifting

14

Vehicle crime

69

Violence and sexual offences

21

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

6

Burglary

10

Criminal damage and arson

8

Drugs

3

Other crime

6

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

18

Public order

8

Shoplifting

14

Vehicle crime

51

Violence and sexual offences

22

Anti-social behaviour

9

Burglary

11

Criminal damage and arson

6

Drugs

2

Other crime

6

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

16

Public order

1

Robbery

7

Shoplifting

17

Vehicle crime

61

Violence and sexual offences

27

Anti-social behaviour

4

Burglary

20

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

8

Other crime

8

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

23

Public order

6

Shoplifting

17

Vehicle crime

65

Violence and sexual offences

23

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

2

Burglary

10

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

3

Other crime

5

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

17

Public order

5

Shoplifting

7

Vehicle crime

53

Violence and sexual offences

12

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

7

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

3

Other crime

3

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

15

Public order

7

Shoplifting

7

Vehicle crime

48

Violence and sexual offences

Sold House Prices in WA3 postcode area over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices in WA3 postcode area by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£490,000.00£490,000.00 - £490,000.001
Other£67,500.00£67,500.00 - £67,500.001
Semi-Detached£225,612.50£130,000.00 - £307,500.004
Terraced£183,500.00£180,000.00 - £187,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£370,050.00£208,000.00 - £830,000.006
Flat£103,000.00£96,000.00 - £110,000.002
Other£290,000.00£290,000.00 - £290,000.001
Semi-Detached£239,437.50£210,000.00 - £298,000.007
Terraced£142,520.83£75,000.00 - £210,500.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£321,900.00£252,000.00 - £425,000.0014
Flat£180,000.00£100,000.00 - £260,000.004
Other£4,997,824.00£1,400,000.00 - £8,595,648.002
Semi-Detached£264,826.96£103,000.00 - £555,000.0016
Terraced£127,500.00£105,000.00 - £150,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£428,722.22£240,000.00 - £840,000.009
Semi-Detached£218,489.29£156,000.00 - £425,000.0017
Terraced£178,445.00£145,000.00 - £208,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£368,487.50£199,950.00 - £975,000.008
Flat£93,333.33£70,000.00 - £121,000.006
Other£250,000.00£250,000.00 - £250,000.002
Semi-Detached£195,086.51£130,000.00 - £445,000.0023
Terraced£169,416.04£99,995.00 - £225,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£61,200.00£61,200.00 - £61,200.001
Semi-Detached£452,500.00£380,000.00 - £525,000.002
Terraced£141,000.00£141,000.00 - £141,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£361,291.67£205,000.00 - £562,500.007
Flat£108,833.33£95,500.00 - £130,000.003
Other£200,000.00£200,000.00 - £200,000.001
Semi-Detached£236,531.25£182,000.00 - £437,500.0010
Terraced£174,750.00£137,500.00 - £244,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£399,570.83£285,000.00 - £1,100,000.008
Flat£230,000.00£230,000.00 - £230,000.001
Other£428,750.00£70,000.00 - £787,500.002
Semi-Detached£215,159.45£90,000.00 - £340,000.0018
Terraced£176,566.67£85,000.00 - £417,500.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£346,123.33£260,000.00 - £987,500.0011
Flat£88,000.00£88,000.00 - £88,000.001
Other£500,000.00£500,000.00 - £500,000.001
Semi-Detached£222,578.57£115,000.00 - £375,000.0012
Terraced£165,642.10£115,000.00 - £600,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£352,790.00£219,950.00 - £480,000.005
Flat£127,140.00£127,140.00 - £127,140.001
Other£34,640,000.00£34,640,000.00 - £34,640,000.001
Semi-Detached£274,875.00£125,000.00 - £525,000.0011
Terraced£147,208.33£35,000.00 - £192,500.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£371,477.27£212,000.00 - £645,000.0015
Flat£121,200.00£60,000.00 - £211,000.005
Other£587,500.00£105,000.00 - £1,070,000.002
Semi-Detached£211,233.33£130,000.00 - £300,000.0011
Terraced£161,541.67£85,000.00 - £310,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£333,617.22£190,000.00 - £532,000.0025
Flat£101,400.00£80,000.00 - £120,000.005
Other£75,000.00£75,000.00 - £75,000.001
Semi-Detached£213,997.92£120,000.00 - £310,000.0031
Terraced£160,070.78£85,000.00 - £260,000.0023
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£524,045.00£299,950.00 - £890,000.007
Flat£162,000.00£63,000.00 - £245,000.003
Semi-Detached£215,510.21£120,000.00 - £455,000.0012
Terraced£111,570.83£55,000.00 - £186,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£444,000.00£267,000.00 - £565,000.003
Flat£87,000.00£87,000.00 - £87,000.001
Semi-Detached£301,750.00£188,500.00 - £415,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£450,000.00£255,000.00 - £640,000.006
Flat£128,333.33£55,000.00 - £207,500.003
Other£858,025.75£142,000.00 - £1,918,103.003
Semi-Detached£205,899.34£100,000.00 - £440,000.0027
Terraced£154,906.25£90,000.00 - £455,000.0016
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£505,631.47£230,000.00 - £1,500,000.0023
Flat£124,500.00£74,000.00 - £175,000.002
Other£247,500.00£195,000.00 - £300,000.002
Semi-Detached£244,728.43£152,500.00 - £381,000.0025
Terraced£171,285.71£70,000.00 - £268,000.0014
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£368,333.06£256,150.00 - £631,500.0021
Flat£118,625.00£45,500.00 - £300,000.008
Other£175,000.00£175,000.00 - £175,000.001
Semi-Detached£218,310.83£150,000.00 - £310,000.0021
Terraced£160,956.25£80,000.00 - £290,000.0018
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£342,210.24£220,000.00 - £830,000.0023
Flat£64,725.00£49,500.00 - £79,950.002
Other£1,579,000.00£240,000.00 - £4,150,000.003
Semi-Detached£239,856.01£96,700.00 - £550,000.0031
Terraced£177,067.03£101,500.00 - £292,000.0015
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£344,665.00£196,000.00 - £1,250,000.0017
Flat£159,000.00£90,000.00 - £228,000.002
Other£1,625,000.00£150,000.00 - £3,100,000.002
Semi-Detached£224,168.47£70,000.00 - £325,000.0021
Terraced£192,535.71£93,000.00 - £560,000.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£378,898.33£235,000.00 - £1,225,000.0025
Flat£110,666.67£95,000.00 - £132,000.003
Other£370,083.33£77,000.00 - £605,000.005
Semi-Detached£238,252.96£90,000.00 - £692,000.0028
Terraced£158,190.48£85,000.00 - £265,000.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£330,274.52£205,000.00 - £940,000.0021
Flat£98,196.67£90,000.00 - £109,590.003
Other£375,375.00£279,500.00 - £450,000.003
Semi-Detached£220,630.25£115,000.00 - £340,000.0025
Terraced£169,900.00£75,000.00 - £440,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£329,192.78£190,000.00 - £545,000.0021
Flat£84,785.71£57,000.00 - £128,000.007
Other£293,125.00£130,000.00 - £695,000.004
Semi-Detached£224,096.67£74,000.00 - £658,000.0023
Terraced£228,633.33£100,000.00 - £530,000.0010
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£373,373.33£242,500.00 - £685,000.008
Flat£135,000.00£75,000.00 - £250,000.004
Other£414,333.33£165,000.00 - £800,000.003
Semi-Detached£229,922.99£112,000.00 - £378,000.0030
Terraced£147,597.92£83,000.00 - £225,000.0016
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£356,533.33£258,750.00 - £850,000.0011
Flat£134,808.33£70,000.00 - £240,000.004
Other£650,000.00£190,000.00 - £1,110,000.002
Semi-Detached£212,180.56£125,000.00 - £410,000.0029
Terraced£171,720.36£82,500.00 - £253,000.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£298,400.12£155,000.00 - £473,000.0031
Flat£205,500.00£92,000.00 - £500,000.004
Other£415.00£415.00 - £415.001
Semi-Detached£221,630.57£95,000.00 - £366,000.0031
Terraced£209,375.00£105,000.00 - £665,000.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£324,188.89£195,000.00 - £722,000.0015
Flat£90,250.00£90,000.00 - £90,500.002
Other£397,689.33£415.00 - £2,340,857.007
Semi-Detached£232,029.84£75,000.00 - £530,000.0025
Terraced£146,875.00£70,000.00 - £240,000.0012
Schools in the WA3 Postcode Area

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Lowton Junior and Infant SchoolPrimary, Requires improvement210 4-11WA32AW
Lowton West Primary SchoolPrimary, Good418 4-11WA32ED
St Luke's CofE Primary SchoolPrimary, Good218 4-11WA32PW
Lowton St Mary's CofE (Voluntary Aided) Primary SchoolPrimary, Good244 3-11WA31EW
St Thomas CofE Junior and Infant SchoolPrimary, Good207 4-11WA33TH
All Saints Catholic Primary School, Golborne, WiganPrimary, Outstanding245 3-11WA33LU
St Catherine's Catholic Primary School, LowtonPrimary, Good199 4-11WA32PQ
Golborne High SchoolSecondary, Outstanding1061 11-16WA33EL
Culcheth Community Primary SchoolPrimary, Good206 4-11WA35HH
Newchurch Community Primary SchoolPrimary, Good189 4-11WA34DX
Twiss Green Community Primary SchoolPrimary, Outstanding205 4-11WA34DQ
Locking Stumps Community Primary SchoolPrimary, Good396 4-11WA37PH
Birchwood CofE Primary SchoolPrimary, Good183 3-11WA36QG
St Lewis Catholic Primary SchoolPrimary, Good150 3-11WA37BD
Culcheth High SchoolSecondary, Good1185 11-16WA35HH
Lowton Church of England High SchoolSecondary, Requires improvement770 11-16WA31DU
Birchwood Community High SchoolSecondary, Good900 11-19WA37PT
St Helen's Church of England Primary SchoolPrimary, Good121 4-11WA36JS
Glazebury Church of England Primary SchoolPrimary, Good127 2-11WA35LZ
Golborne Community Primary SchoolPrimary, Good307 3-11WA33NN
Croft Primary SchoolPrimary, Good209 2-11WA37DG
Gorse Covert Primary SchoolPrimary, Good249 4-11WA36TS
Amenities in the WA3 Postcode Area
  • WELL Pharmacy, WA3 4ER
  • H Pimblett, WA3 3AD
  • Andrew Baguely Golf Profession, WA3 4BG
  • Argos Stores Ltd, WA3 7PQ
  • Bar in the Box, WA3 5EF
  • Pentahotel Warrington, WA3 6ZN
  • The Stonecross Table Table, WA3 3JD
  • Birchwood Spice, WA3 6UG
  • Cherry Tree, WA3 4EX
  • Comfortable Gill, WA3 5QX
  • Croft Village Memorial Hall, WA3 7BG
  • Culcheth Sports Club, WA3 5SH
  • Bada-Bing Bar, WA3 4DD
  • BaxterStorey Limited, WA3 7PB
  • Baxterstorey Ltd., WA3 6GR
  • Bents Garden and Home Ltd, WA3 5NT
  • BT Warrington Birchwood Main, WA3 7TH
  • Aldi Stores Ltd, WA3 7PQ
  • Asda Stores Ltd, WA3 7PG
  • Co op, WA3 4EG
  • Heron Foods, WA3 7PQ
  • Sainsbury's, WA3 4EH
  • Oaks Cafe, WA3 6BN
  • Buds N Shakes, WA3 5SJ
  • Chicking, WA3 5DJ
  • Culcheth Charcoal Grill, WA3 5DJ
  • Culcheth Fish & Grill, WA3 4EG
  • GXO (Walkers Leacroft), WA3 6WA
  • Essens UK Ltd., WA3 6QU
  • Z & I Foods Ltd., WA3 5HY
  • Culcheth Day Nursery Ltd., WA3 5HH
  • Wasps Link Club & Nursery, WA3 6JS
  • Manor Court Sheltered Housing, WA3 3JF
  • Northfield Court, WA3 3EW
  • Roadside Court, WA3 2DU
  • Pizza in the Box, WA3 5EF
  • Riley's Snack Attack, WA3 3PJ
  • Stix Catering, WA3 7EN
  • 12th W'ton (L Stumps)Scout HQ, WA3 7NB
  • Autism Initiatives, WA3 7PB
  • Birchwood Youth Centre, WA3 6AN
  • Catalyst Choices, WA3 6PG
  • Croft Youth Activity Centre, WA3 7JE
  • Birchwood Children's Services, WA3 7PW
  • Twiss Green Community Primary School, WA3 4DQ
  • All Saints Nursery, WA3 3LU
  • All Saints Wraparound Care, WA3 3LU
  • Cool Stars Lowton St Marys C of E School, WA3 1EW