42,070TOTAL POPULATION
17,121HOUSEHOLDS
3.9%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£0AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME

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SG2 POSTCODE REGION

Stevenage (SG2)

The SG2 postcode area is located in the Stevenage postcode town region, within the county of Hertfordshire, and contains a total of 1091 individual postcodes.

There are 37 electoral wards in the SG2 postcode area, including Arlesey, Baldock, Biggleswade, Buntingford, Henlow, Hertford, Hitchin, Knebworth, Letchworth Garden City, Much Hadham, Royston, Sandy, Shefford, Stevenage, Ware which come under the local authority of the Stevenage Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 22% of people in SG2 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 SG2 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


SG2 is a postcode situated in the Stevenage district of Hertfordshire, England. It covers 11.10 square kilometres and is located in the centre of the town, with the postcode area taking in the town centre and a densely populated residential area. SG2 includes the business centre, departments of the shopping centre, the Town Square, the central public parks and playgrounds, and a section of the industrial estate.

The area is served by a large number of local amenities, like libraries and leisure centres, plenty of shops, cafes, and restuarants. There are also parks and playing fields, and a local outdoor swimming pool. Primary and Secondary schools can be found in this area, such as Knellswood Primary, Thomas Alleyne's High and The Nobel School.

Stevenage Borough Council's offices are located in the Postcode. There is an industrial estate here as well, which serves various businesses, including distribution centres, fabrication factories, engineering, and construction companies. There are also two railway stations close to the SG2 postcode area - Stevenage Railway Station and Stevenage North Railway Station.

The area sees high levels of traffic, and is not in a Low Emission Zone. It is not a very green area, and there are no cyclist lanes or paths. Property prices are just above the national average, and the populations are highly diverse. The average house price in the post code is around 393,500.

TheSG2 postcode is a thriving and vibrant area in the Stevenage district of Hertfordshire. It has a great range of leisure activities, plenty of shops and businesses, plenty of schooling options, and a diverse population. It is within easy reach of the motorway network and has good public transport links.


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Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 90%WORKING
  • 10%UNEMPLOYED

10% of people in SG2 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 22%AB
  • 55%C2/C2
  • 23%DE

According to census records, 22% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 87%WHITE
  • 13%NON-WHITE

87% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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SG2Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire

The county of Hertfordshire

SG2 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.

Hertfordshire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeSG2
Postal TownStevenage
MSOA NameStevenage 007
LSOA NameStevenage 007D
CountyHertfordshire
RegionHertfordshire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityStevenage
Area ClassificationUnclassified

SG2 Electoral Wards

The postal region of SG2, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Ardeley
Aston
Aston End
Bassus Green
Bedwell
Benington
Bragbury End
Broadwater
Brook End
Burn's Green
Chells
Church End
Clay End
Cottered
Cromer
Cumberlow Green
Damask Green
Dane End
Green End
Green End
Hall's Green
Hare Street
Haultwick
Hebing End
Luffenhall
Moor Green
Parker's Green
Pin Green
Poplars
Shephall
Stevenage
St Nicholas
Throcking
Walkern
Warren's Green
Weston
White Hall
Wood End
Browse Postcodes in SG2

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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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