Area Information for The Warren, Harpenden, AL5 2NH

The Warren in Harpenden is in the Eastern region of England. The postcode is within the Harpenden South ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Hitchin and Harpenden. This page combines information for the address The Warren, Harpenden, AL5 2NH, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of AL5 here. For more details on the exact area these statistics cover, please see the map below and click "Show Census Area Covered" immediately below the map.

For information about recent house sales in this postcode, please view our property sales page for AL5 2NH.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority St Albans
Ward Harpenden South
Constituency Hitchin and Harpenden
Region Eastern
Country England


Nearby Locations

Our information is available for almost all UK postcodes. Why not take a look at some of these other postcodes in the immediate vicinity of The Warren, Harpenden, AL5 2NH:

West Common Way, Harpenden, AL5 2LF
Dellcroft Way, Harpenden, AL5 2NQ
High Elms, Harpenden, AL5 2JU
Hatching Green Close, Harpenden, AL5 2LB
Dellcroft Way, Harpenden, AL5 2NG
West Common Way, Harpenden, AL5 2LH

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about AL5 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about The Warren, Harpenden, AL5 2NH is based on the last census performed in the UK in 2011. They are performed once every 10 years. Please note: census information may include figures for adjacent streets and postcodes. The figures are therefore representative of the local area, not a specific street address or row of houses. The census collection is designed so that each group of postcodes should contain at least 100 people (50 in Scotland). This is done to preserve the anonymity of the people in that area, as some postcodes cover a very small area, sometimes a single building. You can see the area covered by the census statistics by clicking "Show Census Area Covered" below the map above.

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House Prices

We have found 15 property sales in The Warren since the beginning of 1995.

Our data comes directly from the Land Registry, and is updated monthly. It does not include commercial sales, or sales of land without property.


Housing Types Embed This

The area containing The Warren, Harpenden consists predominantly of detached housing, a strong indicator of affluence. Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets - see the Summary tab for an explanation and map of the area that these figures cover.

Housing Types
Detached 104
Semi-Detached 12
Terraced 19
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1
Flat (Converted) 1
Total 137
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

This area consists predominantly of housing where the property is owned outright - higher than the national average of just over 30%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 86
Owned with Mortgage 38
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 2
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 0
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 3
Rented: Other 2
Rent Free 2
Total 133

Housing Occupancy Embed This Back to Top

This data lists the total number of residents normally resident within each household. The figures do not record under- or over-occupancy.

Housing Occupancy
One Person 20
Two People 52
Three People 28
Four People 18
Five People 13
Six People 2
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 133

Social Grade Embed This

Social Grade approximations are derived from an algorithm created by the Market Research Society. The figures shown are per-household rather than individual - more specifically, the job title and employer of the "household reference person" is used, analogous to what traditionally was called the head of the household. Only household reference persons between the ages of 16-64 are included.

Social Grade
AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions 55
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 23
C2 - Skilled manual workers 4
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 3
Total 85

Gender Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly equal at 49% male, 51% female. This address in Hitchin and Harpenden constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 50% male.

Gender
Male 179
Female 178
Total 357

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. In general, inner city areas show high concentrations of people aged 18-30, suburbs show larger numbers of small children and adults aged 30-50, and rural and small towns are more popular with older workers and retirees. Many poorer areas lack a majority age group, which is due in part to the people in that area being constrained by circumstance rather than being able to choose where to retire, raise a family or grow up.

Age Groups
0-4 16
5-7 9
8-9 10
10-14 28
15 6
16-17 7
18-19 13
20-24 13
25-29 9
30-44 43
45-59 79
60-64 43
65-74 42
75-84 31
85-89 4
90+ 4
Total 357

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode AL5 2NH does not show a significant deviation from the average figures for the UK. In the UK as a whole, the average figures are approximately as follows for relationship statuses: 34% single, 47% married, 3% separated, 9% divorced, 7% widowed, and 0.2% same sex.

Figures for relationship status do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education.

Relationship Status
Single 54
Married 210
Divorced 9
Separated 3
Widowed 12
Same Sex 0
Total 288

Health Embed This Back to Top

Health in the UK is strongly tied to age as you would expect, but the affluence of a neighbourhood also has strong influence, with deprived areas often showing poorer standards of health.

Overall, the UK considers itself to be healthy - 81.1% of residents rated their health as Very Good or Good. The full breakdown is as follows for the United Kingdom: 47.1% Very Good, 34% Good, 13.3% Fair, 4.3% Bad and 1.3% Very Bad.

This area is fit as a fiddle, with over 90% of the population reporting themselves as being in Good or Very Good health at this address.

Health
Very Good 218
Good 105
Fair 29
Bad 4
Very Bad 1
Total 357

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The Warren and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents that are degree educated or similar - 60% of the resident population. On average, around 27.1% of census respondents fall in to this category.

The qualification levels are based on current qualification names. The former Ordinary Levels (O-Levels) and CSEs will be included in the GCSE figures. Former Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 174
Apprenticeship 7
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 24
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 38
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 26
No GCSEs or Equivalent 16
Other 3
Total 288

Ethnic Group Embed This

As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 94% white.

As a country with a diverse population, the UK is home to other sizable ethnic groups, with mixed ethnicity (2.1%), Indian (2.4%) and Pakistani (1.9%) being the largest groups reported.

There is considerable division of ethnicities within the UK, with ethnically diverse addresses uncommon outside of urban areas.

Ethnic Group
White 335
Mixed Ethnicity 7
Indian 11
Chinese 2
Other Asian 1
Black Caribbean 1
Total 357

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

At the time of the 2011 census, approximately 83.5% of the resident population of England were born in England. The other groups were 1% Welsh, 1.35% Scottish, 0.4% Northern Irish, 0.75% from the Republic of Ireland, 3.75% from other European Union countries, and 9.4% from outside of Europe, with the remainder not stated.

Country of Birth
England 290
Wales 10
Scotland 15
Northern Ireland 2
Republic of Ireland 5
European Union 5
Other 30
Total 357

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Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to AL5 2NH

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 338
Republic of Ireland 6
Europe (including European Union) 4
African Countries 0
Middle East or Asia 0
North America or Caribbean 4
Central America 0
South America 1
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 3
None 7

Religion Embed This Back to Top

England and Wales are primarily Christian countries, with 59.3% of residents Christian. However, a sizeable portion of the population (25.1%) claim to have no religion. Some 4.8% identify themselves as Muslim, 1.5% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.5% Jewish, 0.8% Sikh, and 0.4% as other religions, while the remaining 7.2% did not state their religious views.

Religion
Christian 274
No Religion 48
Buddhist 0
Hindu 6
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 1
Not Stated 28
Total 357

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Harpenden South ward is entrepreneurial, with a larger than average concentration of residents that are self-employed - 17% of the resident population. On average, around 9.7% of census respondents were self-employed. Male residents were more than twice as likely to be self-employed than women.

Figures for economic activity do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education. This data is therefore based on 42.4 million of the United Kingdom's 57.8 million residents. The data was correct as of the 2011 census, which was a period of depressed economic activity.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 73
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 26
Self Employed 43
Unemployed 2
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 21
Retired 50
Looking After Home or Family 24
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 2
Other 8
Total 249

Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top

This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.

Employment Industry
Manufacturing 8
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Construction 9
RetailInc. Wholesale 13
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 2
Accommodation and Food 1
Information and Communication 11
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 17
Real Estate 10
Professional, Scientific and Technical 24
Administration 4
Education 15
HealthInc. Social Work 18
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 10
Total 143

The Warren, Harpenden, AL5 2NH is within the Harpenden and Rural policing neighbourhood, under the Hertfordshire Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In September 2020, 28 crimes were reported within 1 mile of AL5 2NH.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 28 crimes committed near The Warren
Neighbourhood Team Address Harpenden and Rural
Civic Centre
St Peters Street
AL1 3JE
Force Website: http://www.herts.police.uk/

Data courtesy of police.uk. See our Data Sources page for more information.

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Below are the details of the closest services to AL5 2NH. All distances are straightline distances, please consult the map of the facility to check the exact location. You can also view these details on our interactive services map for AL5 2NH.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to The Warren, Harpenden, AL5 2NH. The nearest railway station is Harpenden, approximately 1 mile away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Harpenden 1 mile
St Albans City 3.7 miles
St Albans Abbey 3.9 miles
Park Street 5.2 miles
Luton Airport Parkway 5.3 miles
How Wood (Hertfordshire) 5.7 miles
Luton 6.2 miles
Welwyn Garden City 6.5 miles
Hatfield (Herts) 6.5 miles
Apsley 6.5 miles
Bricket Wood 6.6 miles
Hemel Hempstead 7 miles
Welwyn North 7.2 miles
Kings Langley 7.4 miles
Welham Green 7.7 miles
Garston (Hertfordshire) 7.9 miles
Radlett 8.1 miles
Leagrave 8.5 miles
Brookmans Park 8.5 miles
Knebworth 8.6 miles

Nearest Tube/DLR Stations

Listed here are the 9 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to The Warren, Harpenden, AL5 2NH. The nearest Overground station is Watford Junction, approximately 9.6 miles away.

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to The Warren, Harpenden, AL5 2NH. The nearest is St Dominic Catholic Primary School, approximately 0.8 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
St Dominic Catholic Primary School 0.8 miles
    
The Grove Junior School 1 mile
    
The Grove Infant and Nursery School 1 mile
    
Harpenden Academy 1.1 miles
    
St Nicholas CofE VA Primary School 1.1 miles
    
High Beeches Primary School 1.2 miles
    
Crabtree Infants' School 1.2 miles
    
Crabtree Junior School 1.3 miles
    
Roundwood Primary School 1.5 miles
    
Manland Primary School 1.6 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to The Warren, Harpenden, AL5 2NH. The nearest is St George's School, approximately 1.5 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
St George's School 1.5 miles
    
Roundwood Park School 1.5 miles
    
Sir John Lawes School 1.6 miles
    
Katherine Warington School 1.9 miles  
Townsend Church of England 1.9 miles
    
St Albans Girls' School 2.3 miles
    
Sandringham School 2.9 miles
    
St Albans High School for Girls 3.2 miles  
Loreto College 3.5 miles
    
Verulam School 3.6 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to The Warren, Harpenden, AL5 2NH. The nearest is The Village Surgery, approximately 1 mile away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Dentists

Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to The Warren, Harpenden, AL5 2NH. The nearest is Southdown Dental Clinic, approximately 0.7 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to The Warren, Harpenden, AL5 2NH. The nearest is Harpenden Memorial Hospital, approximately 1.3 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to The Warren, Harpenden, AL5 2NH. The nearest is Allders Opticians, approximately 1 mile away.

* Distances are measured in a straight line from the given postcode. Please consult the facility's map page or your preferred route finding/GPS app for driving directions.


 

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Broadband in AL5 2NH

This postcode has support for superfast broadband at one or more premises. Superfast broadband is generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 30Mbps plus - more than enough for gaming, video calling, watching video and internet browsing. Note that occasionally some properties in a postcode may still not be eligible due to conditions on the ground, or the building structure. If you wish to enquire about a specific property in this postcode, contact the major suppliers, for instance Virgin Media, BT Broadband and Plusnet. For more information on Superfast Broadband, see the OpenReach website.

Broadband data is based on information provided by the major fixed internet service providers in the UK, including Virgin Media and BT. It does not include providers of satellite internet. Data at this postcode has been sourced from 15 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 28.9Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 49.1Mbps
Average Upload Speed 5.1Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 8.5Mbps
Superfast Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 76.2%
Zen Internet 75.8%
Post Office 74%
EE Broadband 73.4%
NOW TV 70.8%
Vodafone 70%
Sky Digital 69.2%
BT Broadband 67.4%
Virgin Media 67.4%
TalkTalk 65.2%
 

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