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Hemel Hempstead (HP11)

The HP11 postcode area is located in the Hemel Hempstead postcode town region, within the county of Buckinghamshire, and contains a total of 898 individual postcodes.

There are 7 electoral wards in the HP11 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 Wycombe Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 29% of people in HP11 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 HP11 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.

The HP11 postcode is located in the Hemel Hempstead district of Hertfordshire in the UK. It covers the area around Maylands, Highfield, and parts of the Gade Valley. The area becomes most populated over the summer months, as it is popular with holiday-makers.

It is easily accessible via the M1 motorway and is located close to major towns and cities such as Watford, Luton and St Albans. Being in the town centre, it is also close to a wide variety of shops, restaurants and leisure activities.

The area is reputed to be affluent and well-maintained, with a range of housing styles. Most homes are detached and semi-detached, while others have been built around former industrial sites and factories. Many roads leading to the area have Victorian terraced cottages.

The area has a number of popular parks and gardens, with Maylands green popular for picnics of the summer months. The area is also known for its nature reserves, including South Hill Wood, Hemel Hempstead The Fields and Mill End Park. The Hemel Hempstead Town Heritage Trail is a popular route with visitors and local people alike, offering a snapshot of the town's past.

The HP11 postcode has an excellent selection of educational facilities. Local schools are suitable for a range of ages, and there is also a range of further education and training options available in the area.

The area has an active community, with many local clubs and groups for the well-connected to attend. There is also a wide range of activities available to both locals and visitors, such as swimming clubs, golf clubs and theatre and cinema clubs.

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  • 82%WORKING

18% of people in HP11 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 29%AB
  • 53%C2/C2
  • 19%DE

According to census records, 29% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 62%WHITE
  • 38%NON-WHITE

62% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of Buckinghamshire

HP11 is located in the county of Buckinghamshire, in England.

Buckinghamshire has a total population of 799,200, making it the 30th largest county in the UK.

Buckinghamshire has a total area of 723 square miles, and a population density of 426 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Buckinghamshire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeHP11
Postal TownHemel Hempstead
MSOA NameWycombe 015
LSOA NameWycombe 015D
Local AuthorityWycombe
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)

HP11 Electoral Wards

The postal region of HP11, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Beacon Hill
High Wycombe
Tylers Green
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