9,643TOTAL POPULATION
4,015HOUSEHOLDS
3.0%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£46,800AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
HP17 POSTCODE REGION

Hemel Hempstead (HP17)

The HP17 postcode area is located in the Hemel Hempstead postcode town region, within the county of Buckinghamshire, and contains a total of 883 individual postcodes.

There are 10 electoral wards in the HP17 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, 38% of people in HP17 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 HP17 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 HP17 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 38%AB
  • 49%C2/C2
  • 13%DE

According to census records, 38% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 90%WHITE
  • 10%NON-WHITE

90% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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HP17Buckinghamshire

Buckinghamshire

The county of Buckinghamshire

HP17 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.

HP17 Electoral Wards

The postal region of HP17, 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
Buckinghamshire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeHP17
Postal TownHemel Hempstead
MSOA NameWycombe 001
LSOA NameWycombe 001B
CountyBuckinghamshire
RegionBuckinghamshire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityWycombe
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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