27,711TOTAL POPULATION
11,167HOUSEHOLDS
4.2%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£45,760AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME

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WD25 POSTCODE REGION

Watford (WD25)

The WD25 postcode area is located in the Watford postcode town region, within the county of Hertfordshire, and contains a total of 807 individual postcodes.

There are 21 electoral wards in the WD25 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, 24% of people in WD25 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 WD25 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


The WD25 postcode is located in the Watford district of Hertfordshire, England and covers approximately 12.40 square miles. It includes some areas of the rural parish of Abbots Langley and Kings Langley, as well as more urban areas of Watford.

The WD25 postcode is central to the commuter belt of London, situated 15.4 miles north west of the city centre. This makes it an attractive place to live for those working in the capital. It is easily accessible by road and public transport, with continual bus services from Watford Junction to London Euston and Kings Cross stations. The postcode is also near several of the M25 motorway's junctions, further improving commuting times.

WD25 has a diverse range of housing, from high-end apartments located near Watford city centre to large detached Victorian houses in Abbots Langley. It also has its own retail spaces and restaurants in Watford, with the Intu shopping centre and town hall nearby.

The postcode is serviced by excellent educational facilities, including two universities: Watford College and the University of Hertfordshire. It also contains numerous primary and secondary schools, including Watford Grammar School and Watford Grammar School for Girls.

The local area offers plenty of opportunities for leisure activities too, with multiple golf courses, country parks, and lakes nearby, as well as several sports clubs and theatres. Cassiobury Park is located at the heart of Watford and is a favourite destination for many.

WD25 also houses a Catholic cathedral and synagogue, reflecting its large multicultural population. Watford has featured on the Islamic World Heritage site list due to the presence of the Jagannath Temple, an Indian temple located in the centre of the city.

TheWD25 postcode offers an attractive blend of rural and urban areas, with an efficient transport network, excellent educational opportunities, strong retail and leisure provision, and a diverse range of cultures.


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Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 89%WORKING
  • 11%UNEMPLOYED

11% of people in WD25 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 24%AB
  • 57%C2/C2
  • 19%DE

According to census records, 24% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 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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WD25Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire

The county of Hertfordshire

WD25 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 CodeWD25
Postal TownWatford
MSOA NameWatford 002
LSOA NameWatford 002C
CountyHertfordshire
RegionHertfordshire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityWatford
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

WD25 Electoral Wards

The postal region of WD25, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Abbots Langley
Aldenham
Batlers Green
Bedmond
Bricket Wood
Colney Street
Frogmore
Garston
High Cross
How Wood
Kingswood
Leavesden
Letchmore Heath
Meriden
North Watford
Patchetts Green
Round Bush
Smug Oak
Ver
Waterdale
Watford
Woodside
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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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