24,984TOTAL POPULATION
10,041HOUSEHOLDS
3.0%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£44,200AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME

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HP22 POSTCODE REGION

Hemel Hempstead (HP22)

The HP22 postcode area is located in the Hemel Hempstead postcode town region, within the county of Buckinghamshire, and contains a total of 1102 individual postcodes.

There are 102 electoral wards in the HP22 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, 37% of people in HP22 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 HP22 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 HP22 postcode is a part of the Hemel Hempstead district located in the county of Hertfordshire in England, United Kingdom. It covers the northernmost part of the district, stretching from Kings Langley in the north to Abbots Langley in the south.

The HP22 postcode area includes the towns of Kings Langley, Apsley, and Bovingdon, as well as the surrounding villages of Bourne End, Clements End, High Wycombe, and Chartridge. It serves a diverse population of over 13,000 people, with a range of residences ranging from traditional cottages to modern semi-detached housing and apartments.

HP22 has terrific transport links, with easy access to London and the rest of the UK, thanks to its proximity to the M25 motorway. Kings Langley railway station is on the London to Birmingham line, while the area is also served by the Euston to Tring line and the Watford to St. Albans Abbey line.

The district enjoys an abundance of green space, including a variety of natural areas, scenic pathways and walking trails, as well as formal gardens and parks. The Chiltern Hills are located just north of the HP22 postcode and offer wonderful opportunities for outdoor activities such as walking, cycling, and horse riding. The Watford Gap, located just south of the postcode boundary, is a great spot for an afternoon stroll or a weekend nature excursion.

Visitors to the district will find a range of shops, restaurants, and pubs, as well as attractions such as historic sites, museums, and theatres. HP22 is also home to two of the county's largest and most popular retail parks.

Education is well catered for in HP22, with a range of state and independent primary and secondary schools, as well as a further education college. The area is also home to several higher education institutions, including the Earley College of Technology, the University of Hertfordshire, and the Open University.

In short, HP22 is a picturesque part of the Hemel Hempstead district, offering a wide range of activities and amenities together in one convenient location. Whether it's shopping, leisure, education, or a day out, HP22 has something to offer everyone.


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Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 92%WORKING
  • 8%UNEMPLOYED

8% of people in HP22 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 37%AB
  • 51%C2/C2
  • 12%DE

According to census records, 37% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 92%WHITE
  • 8%NON-WHITE

92% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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HP22Buckinghamshire

Buckinghamshire

The county of Buckinghamshire

HP22 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 CodeHP22
Postal TownHemel Hempstead
MSOA NameAylesbury Vale 012
LSOA NameAylesbury Vale 012A
CountyBuckinghamshire
RegionBuckinghamshire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityAylesbury Vale
Area ClassificationLargely Rural (rural including hub towns 50-79%)

HP22 Electoral Wards

The postal region of HP22, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Askett
Aston Abbotts
Aston Clinton
Aston Sandford
Astrope
Aylesbury
Bedgrove
Bierton
Bishopstone
Broughton
Buckland
Bucklandwharf
Burcott
Burcott
Butler's Cross
Bye Green
Chalkshire
Chearsley
Chiltern Hills
Chivery
Church End
Clanking
Coombe
Crafton
Creslow
Cublington
Cuddington
Denham
Dinton
Drayton Beauchamp
Dunsmore
Dunton
East End
Ellesborough
Elmhurst
Ford
Gibraltar
Great Kimble
Gubblecote
Haddenham
Halton
Hardwick
Hartwell
Hulcott
Ilmer
Kimble Wick
Kingsash
Kingsey
Lanes End
Ledburn
Lee Gate
Littlecote
Little Kimble
Little London near Wendover
Long Marston
Longwick
Lower Hartwell
Lower Winchendon (Nether Winchendon)
Manor Park
Marsh
Meadle
Mentmore
Nash Lee
Nether Winchendon
North Lee
North Marston
Nup End
Oving
Owlswick
Pitchcott
Puttenham
Quainton
Quarrendon
Rowsham
Sedrup
Shipton Lee
Smoky Row
Southcourt
Stoke Mandeville
Stone
Swan Bottom
Terrick
Thame
Towersey
Townsend
Upper Winchendon
Upton
Victoria Park
Waddesdon
Walton
Walton Court
Weedon
Wendover
Westcott
Westlington
Weston Turvill
Whitchurch
Wilstone
Wilstone Green
Wilstone Reservoir
Wing
Wingrave
World's End
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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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