ZoomLocal Neighbourhood ReportNEIGHBOURHOOD REPORT
19POPULATION
3.7%UNEMPLOYED
46%MARRIED
£0AVERAGE WAGE
HI CRIME RATE
36%'AB' SOCIAL CLASS
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What social class do the population of AL8 6QS belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is AL8 6QS 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 AL8 6QS from the Census 2011.


AVERAGE AGES

  • 14%Children
  • 87%Adults

14% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 23% are aged 76 or more.

GENDER SPLIT

  • 52.6%Male
  • 47.4%Female

From the last census, 52.6% of people in AL86QS male, and 47.4% female. Men outnumber women in Handside.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 36%AB
  • 44%C2/C2
  • 19%DE

According to census records, 36% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

MARITAL STATUS

  • 26%SINGLE
  • 46%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in AL8 6QS is 26%. Single and 'other' people is 74%.

ETHNICITY

  • 90%WHITE
  • 10%NON-WHITE

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

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 92%WORKING
  • 3.7%UNEMPLOYED

3.7% are either unemployed or students in this area. The UK unemployment rate is 4%.

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People and Demographics

Demographics

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Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

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Sunrise and Sunset Times

Sunrise/Sunset

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Hotels and Bed & Breakfast

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Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

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Schools

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AL86QS Postcode Breakdown

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Full PostcodeAL8 6QS
Latitude/Longitude,
Postal TownSt.-albans
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Ward Name
MSOA Name
LSOA Name
CountyHertfordshire
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CountryEngland
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AL86QS Postal District

Compass Postal District

AL8 6QS 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 AL8 6QS.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Welwyn Garden City0.5 miles E
Garden City0.5 miles E
Welwyn2.1 miles N
Ayot Saint Lawrence2.7 miles NW
Wheathampstead3.1 miles W
Hatfield3.2 miles SE
Codicote3.4 miles N
Datchworth4.1 miles NE
Knebworth4.4 miles N
Kimpton4.5 miles NW
Sandridge4.6 miles SW
North Mimms4.9 miles S
Whitwell5 miles NW
Colney Heath5.1 miles S
Watton At Stone5.7 miles E
London21 miles S
Glasgow320 miles NW
Edinburgh309 miles NW
Cardiff130 miles W
Liverpool160 miles NW
Southampton81 miles SW
Saint Ives97 miles SW

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