10,641TOTAL POPULATION
4,342HOUSEHOLDS
3.3%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£0AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
AL9 POSTCODE REGION

St. Albans (AL9)

The AL9 postcode area is located in the St. Albans postcode town region, within the county of Hertfordshire, and contains a total of 610 individual postcodes.

There are 4 electoral wards in the AL9 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, 30% of people in AL9 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 AL9 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 86%WORKING
  • 14%UNEMPLOYED

14% of people in AL9 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 30%AB
  • 52%C2/C2
  • 17%DE

According to census records, 30% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 77%WHITE
  • 23%NON-WHITE

77% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

AL9Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire

The county of Hertfordshire

AL9 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.

AL9 Electoral Wards

The postal region of AL9, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Harpenden
Hatfield
St Albans
Welwyn
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeAL9
Postal TownSt. Albans
MSOA NameWelwyn Hatfield 012
LSOA NameWelwyn Hatfield 012A
CountyHertfordshire
RegionHertfordshire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityWelwyn Hatfield
Area ClassificationUnclassified
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