57,042TOTAL POPULATION
21,073HOUSEHOLDS
13.6%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£34,840AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME

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EN3 POSTCODE REGION

Enfield (EN3)

The EN3 postcode area is located in the Enfield postcode town region, within the county of Greater London, and contains a total of 1418 individual postcodes.

There are 11 electoral wards in the EN3 postcode area, including Barnet, Broxbourne, Enfield, Hoddesdon, Potters Bar, Waltham Abbey, Waltham Cross which come under the local authority of the Enfield Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 13% of people in EN3 are classed as having an AB social grade, (i.e. 'white-collar' middle-upper class), compared to 27% across the UK.

This does not mean that the people of EN3 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


The Enfield postcode EN3 covers the Enfield Lock and the surrounding areas of Ponders End, Brimsdown and Freezywater. Enfield Lock dates back to the early 19th century when the navigation of the River Lea was improved. The postcode lies next to the edge of the Lee Valley Regional Park and is close to both the M25 and M11 motorways.

The EN3 postcode area is made up of 31 postal districts, the first four of which make up Enfield Lock. Its boundaries are bordered by the EN1 postcode to the north, the N9 and N18 postcodes to the east and the EN4 postcode to the south.

Living in this area, residents have a wide range of shops, parks and entertainment venues to choose from. The area also has an abundance of green spaces, including Turf Hill Country Park and Pymmes Park while nearby Broomfield Park includes a host of facilities such as tennis courts and a lake. There is also the Jubilee Park and Little Park Gardens.

Residents benefit from having a variety of schools in the area, ranging from the Ofsted-rated Good or Outstanding primary schools like St James the Great, St Michael's and St Mary Magdalene to the Estcourt Primary School and Nightingale Academy.

This area is rich in culture and history. Enfield Lock is home to one of the oldest canals in the world, The River Lea Navigation and is also the home of Ponders End URC, a Grade II listed church and the archaeological site of Clifford's Tower, which dates back to the 11th century.

Enfield Lock and surrounding areas are served by both the London Underground, Overground services and the National Rail network. Major stations in the area include Enfield Lock, Upper Edmonton, Ponders End, Brimsdown and Freezywater.

Other amenities in the area include a variety of doctors' surgeries, dentists, opticians, hairdressers and libraries. There are also traditional pubs, sports clubs, independent shops, supermarkets, cafes and restaurants.

Enfield Lock is a desirable area that offers access to green spaces, good transport links, a variety of shops, and a range of excellent schools. It is a great place to live and work.


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Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 74%WORKING
  • 26%UNEMPLOYED

26% of people in EN3 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 13%AB
  • 50%C2/C2
  • 37%DE

According to census records, 13% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 37%WHITE
  • 63%NON-WHITE

37% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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EN3Greater London

Greater London

The county of Greater London

EN3 is located in the county of Greater London, in England.

Greater London has a total population of 8,778,500, making it the 1st largest county in the UK.

Greater London has a total area of 606 square miles, and a population density of 5594 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Greater London Postal Town Map
Outward CodeEN3
Postal TownEnfield
MSOA NameEnfield 012
LSOA NameEnfield 012E
CountyGreater London
RegionGreater London
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityEnfield
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

EN3 Electoral Wards

The postal region of EN3, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Brimsdown
Enfield Highway
Enfield Lock
Enfield Wash
Freezy Water
Gilwell Park
Holdbrook
Lea Navigation
New River
Sewardstone
Waltham Abbey
Waltham Cross
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Click on an 'outward' code for more information. For example, the outward postcode page 'EC2M' will give you an alphabetical list covering all postcodes located in the region, from 'EC2M 1BB' through to 'EC2M 7YA'.

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