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St. Albans (AL8)
The AL8 postcode area is located in the St. Albans postcode town region, within the county of Hertfordshire, and contains a total of 594 individual postcodes.
There are 4 electoral wards in the AL8 postcode area, including Harpenden, Hatfield, St Albans, Welwyn, Welwyn Garden City, which come under the local authority of the Welwyn Hatfield Council.
Combining the whole postcode region, 37% of people in AL8 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 AL8 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.
10% of people in AL8 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.
According to census records, 37% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.
83% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.
AL8 is located in the county of Hertfordshire, in England.
Hertfordshire has a total population of 1,176,700, making it the 12th largest county in the UK.
Hertfordshire has a total area of 634 square miles, and a population density of 716 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.
AL8 Electoral Wards
The postal region of AL8, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:
|Postal Town||St. Albans|
|MSOA Name||Welwyn Hatfield 006|
|LSOA Name||Welwyn Hatfield 006C|
|Local Authority||Welwyn Hatfield|
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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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Local News Hertfordshire
Luton Town 0-3 Hull City: Kevin Stewart and Kamil Grosicki help Tigers to victory
Goals from Kevin Stewart, Kamil Grosicki and a Dan Potts own goal give Hull City a thumping with at Luton.BBC News
Charity representative from Harpenden interviewed for Blood Cancer Awareness Month
A charity representative from Harpenden was interviewed on the radio to raise awareness of blood cancer.Herts Advertiser
Wycombe Wanderers 1-0 Portsmouth
Adebayo Akinfenwa scored a late penalty to Wycombe to an ill-tempered win against Portsmouth after both teams had a player sent off.BBC News
High Wycombe neo-Nazi Jacek Tchorzewski jailed for terror offences
The 18-year-old has a "keen interest in weaponry and explosive websites", a judge says.BBC News
St Albans pupils to join in with climate change school strikes
St Albans pupils are joining youth activists all over the country in a school strike over the climate emergency.Herts Advertiser
Police stop publishing seized knives pictures
Thames Valley Police says it wants to "help reduce the fear of knives" and knife crime.BBC News
Man hurt in serious crash in Hemel Hempstead this morning
A serious road accident in Hemel Hempstead is causing delays this morning.Herts Advertiser
Madagascar plane fall: Alana Cutland parents in fundraising bid
The Cambridge student's parents want to thank villagers by funding a classroom in her name.BBC News
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