216,822TOTAL POPULATION
85,584HOUSEHOLDS
3.2%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£40,560AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
HP1 POSTCODE REGION

Hemel Hempstead (HP1)

The HP1 postcode area is located in the Hemel Hempstead postcode town region, within the county of Hertfordshire, and contains a total of individual postcodes.

There are 10 electoral wards in the HP1 postcode area, including Amersham, Aylesbury, Beaconsfield, Berkhamsted, Chalfont St Giles, Chesham, Great Missenden, Hemel Hempstead, High Wycombe, Princes Risborough, Tring, which come under the local authority of the Dacorum Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 33% of people in HP1 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 HP1 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 92%WORKING
  • 8%UNEMPLOYED

8% of people in HP1 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 33%AB
  • 52%C2/C2
  • 15%DE

According to census records, 33% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 89%WHITE
  • 11%NON-WHITE

89% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

HP1Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire

The county of Hertfordshire

HP1 is located in the county of Hertfordshire, in England.

Hertfordshire has a total population of 1,176,700, making it the 12th largest county in the UK.

Hertfordshire has a total area of 634 square miles, and a population density of 716 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

HP1 Electoral Wards

The postal region of HP1, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Amersham
Aylesbury
Beaconsfield
Berkhamsted
Chalfont St Giles
Chesham
Great Missenden
Hemel Hempstead
High Wycombe
Princes Risborough
Tring
Hertfordshire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeHP1
Postal TownHemel Hempstead
MSOA NameDacorum 015
LSOA NameDacorum 015D
CountyHertfordshire
RegionHertfordshire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityDacorum
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)
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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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