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IntroductionAL5 1AW

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the AL5 1AW postcode area in St.-albans.

We've got loads of statistics for AL5 1AW, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsAL5 1AW

What social class do the population of AL5 1AW belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is AL5 1AW in St.-albans, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about AL5 1AW from the Census 2011.


  • 23%Children
  • 77%Adults

23% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 12% are aged 76 or more.


  • 25%Male
  • 75%Female

From the last census, 25% of people in AL51AW male, and 75% female. Women outnumber men in Harpenden South.


  • 72%AB
  • 25%C2/C2
  • 3%DE

According to census records, 72% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 15%SINGLE
  • 76%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in AL5 1AW is 15%. Single and 'other' people is 84%.


  • 92%WHITE

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


  • 91.7%WORKING

1.2% are either unemployed or students in this area. The UK unemployment rate is 4%.

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People and Demographics

People and Demographics


An in-depth look at the demographic data of the people who live in AL5 1AW, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

AL5 1AW Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around AL5 1AW, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in AL5 1AW

Constituency & Democracy Information


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AL5 1AW Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

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Sunrise and Sunset Times


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Sunrise/sunset in AL5 1AW

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

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Travel & Transport



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Traffic and Travel Reports

Traffic Reports

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Taxis and Minicabs

Taxi Firms

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Car Parks

Car Parks

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Car Parks near AL5 1AW

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near AL5 1AW


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What's on near AL5 1AW

Local Attractions


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Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area AL5 1AW.

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Tourist Information

Tourist Information

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Tourist Information AL5 1AW

Local Amenities

Banks near AL5 1AW


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Banks near AL5 1AW

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the AL5 1AW postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near AL5 1AW



The nearest schools in the AL5 1AW area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near AL5 1AW

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

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Police Stations

Police Stations

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Emergency Facilities

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Emergencies in AL5 1AW

Post Offices

Post Offices

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Post Offices in AL5 1AW



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AL51AW Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeAL5 1AW
Postal TownSt.-albans
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AL51AW Postal District

Compass Postal District

AL5 1AW postcode is located in the postal town of St.-albans. St.-albans postal area may cover a large geographical region that may correspond to several postal districts, which may include many towns and/or villages. Use the map to determine the geographical location of the postcode AL5 1AW.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Harpenden0.5 miles NW
Wheathampstead2.5 miles E
Sandridge2.7 miles SE
Saint Albans3.2 miles S
Chiltern Green3.8 miles N
Flamstead4.2 miles W
Kimpton4.5 miles NE
Ayot Saint Lawrence4.7 miles E
Markyate5.3 miles W
Park Street5.5 miles S
Colney Heath5.8 miles SE
Whitwell5.8 miles NE
Welwyn5.9 miles E
Codicote5.9 miles NE
London Colney6 miles SE
London23 miles SE
Glasgow318 miles NW
Edinburgh308 miles NW
Cardiff125 miles W
Liverpool157 miles NW
Southampton77 miles SW
Saint Ives93 miles SW

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