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Watford (WD19)

The WD19 postcode area is located in the Watford postcode town region, within the county of Hertfordshire, and contains a total of 774 individual postcodes.

There are 6 electoral wards in the WD19 postcode area, including Abbots Langley, Borehamwood, Bushey, Kings Langley, Radlett, Rickmansworth, Watford which come under the local authority of the Watford Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 23% of people in WD19 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 WD19 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

The WD19 postcode is located in the Watford area of Hertfordshire, in the south east of England. Watford is a large town which lies approximately 20 miles north of central London, and is within the London commuter belt.

WD19 is a mixed residential and commercial post code. Housing is mainly affluent and suburban, with terraced houses, semi-detached and detached dwellings, and some blocks of flats. The commercial area contains major shops, businesses, and a bustling night life. The town centre has a large shopping centre, cinema and a leisure centre. There are also two parks, Cassiobury Park and the beautiful Watford Park, which offers a scenic view of the surrounding area.

Education in the area is served by several good schools and colleges, and the Watford campus of the University of Hertfordshire is also located here. Exciting attractions in the area include the Warner Bros. Studio Tour for Harry Potter fans, stunning preserved country houses including the grade I-listed Cassiobury House, Paradise Wildlife Park, and the country's largest go-karting circuits. The area also boasts a huge variety of cultural and leisure activities, as well as plenty of restaurants, pubs and bars.

The region is also home to several major corporate headquarters, such as Sainsbury's, TK Maxx, JD Sports and Gousto. Watford also has excellent transport links, served by both the M1 motorway and the West Coast Main Line train line. Watford Junction railway station provides quick and easy access to London Euston and Oxford.

WD19 is the perfect post code for people looking to experience suburban life with access to the city - its thriving shops, businesses and attractions make it an ideal choice for young professionals, families and those looking for excitement.

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  • 88%WORKING

12% of people in WD19 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 23%AB
  • 56%C2/C2
  • 21%DE

According to census records, 23% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 75%WHITE
  • 25%NON-WHITE

75% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of Hertfordshire

WD19 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 CodeWD19
Postal TownWatford
MSOA NameWatford 012
LSOA NameWatford 012C
Local AuthorityWatford
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

WD19 Electoral Wards

The postal region of WD19, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Carpenders Park
Merry Hill
The Rookery
Watford Heath
West Watford
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