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Enfield (EN5)

The EN5 postcode area is located in the Enfield postcode town region, within the county of Greater London, and contains a total of 1684 individual postcodes.

There are 15 electoral wards in the EN5 postcode area, including Barnet, Broxbourne, Enfield, Hoddesdon, Potters Bar, Waltham Abbey, Waltham Cross which come under the local authority of the Barnet Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 34% of people in EN5 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 EN5 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.

EN5 is the postcode for the area of Enfield in North London, England. It is predominantly residential and covers a wide area that includes 24 electoral wards, parts of Chase Farm and Trent Park, shopping centres including the Palace Exchange Shopping Centre and surrounding shops, the library, and Enfield Town. Most of the residential postcode is in the London Borough of Enfield but stretches into the Borough of Barnet and the Borough of Hertsmere, covering several villages such as Cockfosters, Freezywater, and Covert Garden.

The area is served by three railway stations, with Enfield Town the main one, located between London's main retail thoroughfare Oxford Street and the outskirts of the city. Enfield Chase and Gordon Hill also serve the area, with bus and tube connections in the boroughs around it.

EN5 postcode has some of London's finest open spaces for leisure and recreation, with gardens and parks throughout. Forty Hall is located to the east of Enfield Town and Trent Park to the south with its woodland walks and public sports activities such as golf and boating. A plethora of independent shops, bars, cafés and restaurants is located around Enfield Town. The area is also home to several post-secondary schools and colleges, and also has a large North London Muslim Community Centre.

The public sector of Enfield makes a significant contribution to the local economy in the EN5 postcode, with a number of hospital and healthcare centres, leisure facilities, transport services, police, fire and community services. Enfield is popular with commuters due to its close proximity to the city, with Chingford, Edmonton and Cheshunt easily accessed within the EN5 postcode.

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  • 86%WORKING

14% of people in EN5 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 34%AB
  • 49%C2/C2
  • 16%DE

According to census records, 34% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 66%WHITE
  • 34%NON-WHITE

66% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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EN5Greater London

Greater London

The county of Greater London

EN5 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 CodeEN5
Postal TownEnfield
MSOA NameBarnet 005
LSOA NameBarnet 005A
CountyGreater London
RegionGreater London
Local AuthorityBarnet
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

EN5 Electoral Wards

The postal region of EN5, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Barnet Gate
Bentley Heath
Chipping Barnet
Dancers Hill
Ducks Island
Ganwick Corner
Hadley Wood
High Barnet
Kitts End
Monken Hadley
Rowley Green
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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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