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Hemel Hempstead (HP19)

The HP19 postcode area is located in the Hemel Hempstead postcode town region, within the county of Buckinghamshire, and contains a total of 1174 individual postcodes.

There are 3 electoral wards in the HP19 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 Aylesbury Vale Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 19% of people in HP19 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 HP19 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

HP19 is a postcode district located in the Hemel Hempstead area of Hertfordshire. It covers several villages including Gadebridge, Highfield, Bovingdon, Flaunden, Kings Langley, Nash Mills and the Hemel Hempstead Town Centre.

The HP19 postcode area was originally created in the 1980s with the introduction of the postcode system and was split between the two former Hemel Hempstead Urban District Councils.

The postcode district lies within Hemel Hempstead's HP postcode area, which stretches from Long Marston in the east all the way to Wilstone in the west. It is also juxtaposed by the WD postcode area, containing the villages of Tring, Aldbury, and Marsworth.

The HP19 postcode borders Watford in the North and Berkhamsted in the East. The area falls within the parliamentary constituency of Hemel Hempstead, one of the seven constituencies in the East of England region.

The population of the HP19 postcode district, according to the 2011 census, was 59,323. The main industries within the postcode include manufacturing, retail, health and social care, real estate, education, public administration and defence. In terms of education, HP19 has a range of primary, secondary and sixth form schools along with a wide variety of colleges, universities and higher education, making it a hub of lifelong learning.

The area has an array of public parks, leisure centres and sports clubs. Attracting both residents and tourists alike, HP19 covers a range of attractions such as Gadebridge Park and the Natural History Museum in Tring. The area is easily reachable by road, rail and bus.

Within the postcode district there is a range of hotels, bed and breakfasts and youth hostels, making it a prime spot for business and leisure travellers alike. HP19 is a well established residential area popular with families and young professionals. The area offers a range of properties from contemporary apartments to traditional style properties.

In regards to business, the HP19 postcode district is home to a number of shops, restaurants, pubs and cafes. Additionally, the area has a range of office spaces, industrial units and retail outlets.

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  • 90%WORKING

10% of people in HP19 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 19%AB
  • 55%C2/C2
  • 25%DE

According to census records, 19% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 73%WHITE
  • 27%NON-WHITE

73% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of Buckinghamshire

HP19 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.

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Outward CodeHP19
Postal TownHemel Hempstead
MSOA NameAylesbury Vale 015
LSOA NameAylesbury Vale 015D
Local AuthorityAylesbury Vale
Area ClassificationLargely Rural (rural including hub towns 50-79%)

HP19 Electoral Wards

The postal region of HP19, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

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