AL8 Postcode Area Information

Population
13,839
Avg Annual Income
£53,133
Full Time Employees
28.91%
Average Age
43.25

Welwyn Hatfield, AL8 Postcode Area Overview

The AL8 postcode area is located in the Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire postcode town, in the East of England, England region.

Electoral Wards

The AL8 postcode area covers Handside, Hatfield Villages, Sherrards electoral wards.

AL8 Postcode Map

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AL8 Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of AL8 postcode area is 13,839. In England, the male population is 28,833,712 and the female population is 27,656,336, according to the 2021 census.

Ethnicity & Religion

According to the latest 2021 census, The main ethnicity of the people in the area is White: English, with a total of 10,961, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 849. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (6,481), followed by No religion (5,758).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (3,276), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (1,968).

Economic Status

Most people in the AL8 postcode area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (4,178), while 3,011 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 5,055 adults have Level 4 education, while 1,448 have Level 2 education. The most common occupations in the AL8 area are

  • Professional occupations (1778)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (1142), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (999)

Age

The average age of people living in postcode AL8 is 43 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (3843), Between 45 to 54 (3023), and Between 55 to 64 (2825).

NS-SEC

The NS-SEC defines and measures social class and is considered a reliable indicator of a person's class status. As per the 2021 census, most of the population in AL8 has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (2,787) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (2,450), and Intermediate occupations (1,462).

Postcodes in AL8

There are total 2 postcode sectors present in the AL8 (listed below). The postcode AL8 has a total of 567 postcodes.

ONS Administrative Info of AL8
NameType
AreaAL8
Ward

Handside

Hatfield Villages

Sherrards

LTLA22Welwyn Hatfield
UTLA22Hertfordshire
RegionEast of England
CountryEngland

Welwyn Hatfield, AL8 Postcode Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Welwyn Hatfield, AL8 Postcode Area Crime rate by Month

35

Anti-social behaviour

2

Bicycle theft

4

Burglary

6

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

2

Other crime

4

Other theft

2

Public order

1

Robbery

31

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

4

Vehicle crime

16

Violence and sexual offences

29

Anti-social behaviour

6

Burglary

7

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

5

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

7

Public order

4

Robbery

38

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

8

Vehicle crime

31

Violence and sexual offences

16

Anti-social behaviour

3

Bicycle theft

5

Burglary

8

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Other crime

13

Other theft

14

Public order

2

Robbery

25

Shoplifting

5

Theft from the person

3

Vehicle crime

34

Violence and sexual offences

37

Anti-social behaviour

4

Bicycle theft

6

Burglary

17

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

2

Other crime

7

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

5

Public order

4

Robbery

39

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

7

Vehicle crime

31

Violence and sexual offences

44

Anti-social behaviour

3

Bicycle theft

5

Burglary

4

Criminal damage and arson

3

Drugs

3

Other crime

6

Other theft

3

Public order

1

Robbery

29

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

9

Vehicle crime

34

Violence and sexual offences

37

Anti-social behaviour

3

Bicycle theft

3

Burglary

9

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

3

Other crime

9

Other theft

3

Public order

32

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

2

Vehicle crime

37

Violence and sexual offences

45

Anti-social behaviour

6

Bicycle theft

1

Burglary

10

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

10

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

7

Public order

31

Shoplifting

2

Theft from the person

8

Vehicle crime

41

Violence and sexual offences

34

Anti-social behaviour

5

Bicycle theft

3

Burglary

9

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Other crime

15

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

10

Public order

37

Shoplifting

4

Theft from the person

7

Vehicle crime

41

Violence and sexual offences

56

Anti-social behaviour

12

Bicycle theft

8

Burglary

6

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

16

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

7

Public order

5

Robbery

41

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

12

Vehicle crime

40

Violence and sexual offences

38

Anti-social behaviour

7

Bicycle theft

4

Burglary

12

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

2

Other crime

6

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

6

Public order

1

Robbery

20

Shoplifting

7

Theft from the person

3

Vehicle crime

38

Violence and sexual offences

43

Anti-social behaviour

5

Bicycle theft

11

Burglary

9

Criminal damage and arson

2

Drugs

1

Other crime

12

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

7

Public order

1

Robbery

34

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

10

Vehicle crime

38

Violence and sexual offences

31

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

3

Burglary

20

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Other crime

7

Other theft

9

Public order

5

Robbery

27

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

8

Vehicle crime

38

Violence and sexual offences

41

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

2

Burglary

7

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Other crime

17

Other theft

1

Possession of weapons

12

Public order

1

Robbery

36

Shoplifting

1

Theft from the person

9

Vehicle crime

52

Violence and sexual offences

67

Anti-social behaviour

1

Bicycle theft

3

Burglary

11

Criminal damage and arson

4

Drugs

3

Other crime

12

Other theft

4

Possession of weapons

6

Public order

24

Shoplifting

4

Theft from the person

11

Vehicle crime

43

Violence and sexual offences

44

Anti-social behaviour

6

Burglary

12

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

1

Other crime

11

Other theft

2

Possession of weapons

6

Public order

1

Robbery

17

Shoplifting

3

Theft from the person

4

Vehicle crime

54

Violence and sexual offences

Sold House Prices in AL8 postcode area over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices in AL8 postcode area by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£510,000.00£510,000.00 - £510,000.001
Terraced£385,000.00£385,000.00 - £385,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£263,000.00£263,000.00 - £263,000.001
Semi-Detached£375,000.00£375,000.00 - £375,000.001
Terraced£533,333.33£515,000.00 - £545,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£331,833.33£240,000.00 - £475,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£810,000.00£810,000.00 - £810,000.002
Flat£425,000.00£250,000.00 - £600,000.002
Semi-Detached£587,750.00£580,000.00 - £593,000.003
Terraced£345,000.00£345,000.00 - £345,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£625,000.00£625,000.00 - £625,000.001
Flat£260,000.00£230,000.00 - £295,000.004
Semi-Detached£865,000.00£740,000.00 - £950,000.004
Terraced£406,250.00£385,000.00 - £427,500.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£830,000.00£830,000.00 - £830,000.001
Semi-Detached£700,000.00£700,000.00 - £700,000.001
Terraced£590,000.00£590,000.00 - £590,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£892,866.67£540,000.00 - £1,270,000.003
Flat£195,000.00£195,000.00 - £195,000.001
Other£17,560.00£17,560.00 - £17,560.001
Semi-Detached£650,000.00£650,000.00 - £650,000.001
Terraced£518,750.00£447,500.00 - £590,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£780,000.00£780,000.00 - £780,000.001
Flat£241,612.75£180,000.00 - £349,000.004
Semi-Detached£690,150.00£615,300.00 - £850,000.003
Terraced£515,125.00£440,250.00 - £590,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£759,527.50£575,000.00 - £831,555.003
Flat£226,000.00£226,000.00 - £226,000.001
Terraced£566,333.33£509,000.00 - £680,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,041,250.00£857,500.00 - £1,225,000.002
Other£1,300,000.00£1,300,000.00 - £1,300,000.001
Semi-Detached£710,000.00£710,000.00 - £710,000.001
Terraced£452,000.00£330,000.00 - £530,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,050,000.00£1,050,000.00 - £1,050,000.001
Flat£326,666.67£280,000.00 - £350,000.003
Semi-Detached£600,000.00£600,000.00 - £600,000.001
Terraced£452,500.00£452,500.00 - £452,500.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£920,750.00£841,500.00 - £1,000,000.004
Flat£373,700.00£271,100.00 - £425,000.003
Other£630,000.00£630,000.00 - £630,000.001
Semi-Detached£562,500.00£505,000.00 - £680,000.006
Terraced£432,500.00£432,500.00 - £432,500.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£770,000.00£770,000.00 - £770,000.001
Flat£231,500.00£230,000.00 - £233,000.002
Terraced£463,000.00£463,000.00 - £463,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Semi-Detached£565,000.00£565,000.00 - £565,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£900,391.67£815,000.00 - £960,000.005
Flat£306,000.00£208,000.00 - £500,000.003
Semi-Detached£737,083.33£430,000.00 - £995,000.005
Terraced£593,071.43£325,000.00 - £1,300,000.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£934,000.00£500,000.00 - £1,430,000.006
Flat£405,000.00£230,000.00 - £525,000.003
Semi-Detached£480,000.00£480,000.00 - £480,000.001
Terraced£491,900.00£431,000.00 - £588,500.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£796,000.00£680,000.00 - £900,000.003
Flat£269,582.67£236,748.00 - £317,000.003
Semi-Detached£644,146.25£550,000.00 - £700,000.004
Terraced£650,000.00£315,000.00 - £790,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£829,375.00£590,000.00 - £1,160,000.004
Flat£1,300,000.00£1,300,000.00 - £1,300,000.001
Other£696,000.00£696,000.00 - £696,000.001
Semi-Detached£546,750.00£430,000.00 - £632,000.004
Terraced£523,200.00£445,000.00 - £650,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,032,990.10£675,000.00 - £1,376,000.007
Flat£609,375.00£250,000.00 - £955,000.003
Semi-Detached£703,938.12£370,000.00 - £1,046,500.008
Terraced£492,500.00£362,500.00 - £780,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,042,500.00£475,000.00 - £1,265,000.003
Flat£327,856.43£220,000.00 - £565,000.007
Other£75,000.00£75,000.00 - £75,000.001
Semi-Detached£725,000.00£385,000.00 - £940,000.004
Terraced£580,250.00£475,000.00 - £856,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£1,094,500.00£480,000.00 - £1,300,000.006
Semi-Detached£485,000.00£485,000.00 - £485,000.001
Terraced£506,375.00£328,500.00 - £580,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£540,000.00£540,000.00 - £540,000.001
Flat£219,600.00£179,200.00 - £260,000.002
Other£372,000.00£372,000.00 - £372,000.001
Semi-Detached£692,667.50£460,000.00 - £1,201,005.004
Terraced£485,583.33£415,000.00 - £740,000.006
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£945,750.00£880,000.00 - £1,075,000.003
Flat£315,000.00£315,000.00 - £315,000.001
Semi-Detached£697,877.50£670,000.00 - £725,755.002
Terraced£561,333.33£345,000.00 - £686,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£725,000.00£725,000.00 - £725,000.001
Flat£397,900.00£217,000.00 - £700,000.005
Semi-Detached£637,848.33£325,000.00 - £1,076,000.007
Terraced£426,500.00£370,000.00 - £475,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£898,333.33£800,000.00 - £1,020,000.003
Flat£293,833.33£173,000.00 - £471,000.003
Semi-Detached£750,750.00£542,000.00 - £912,500.004
Terraced£611,250.00£410,000.00 - £795,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£908,500.00£856,000.00 - £961,000.002
Semi-Detached£810,000.00£810,000.00 - £810,000.001
Terraced£477,225.00£370,000.00 - £662,000.004
Schools in the AL8 Postcode Area

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Templewood Primary SchoolPrimary, Requires improvement229 3-11AL87SD
Harwood Hill Junior Mixed Infant and Nursery SchoolPrimary, Good205 3-11AL87AG
Homerswood Primary and Nursery SchoolPrimary, Good220 3-11AL87RF
St John's Voluntary Aided Church of England Primary School, LemsfordPrimary, Good101 4-11AL87TR
Lakeside SchoolSpecial, Outstanding87 2-19AL86YN
Stanborough SchoolSecondary, Good1103 11-18AL86YR
Applecroft SchoolPrimary, Outstanding447 3-11AL86JZ
Knightsfield SchoolSpecial, Outstanding57 9-18AL87LW
Monk's Walk SchoolSecondary, Good1375 11-18AL87NL
Amenities in the AL8 Postcode Area
  • Stanborough Beefeater & Premier Inn, AL8 6DQ
  • The Crooked Chimney, AL8 7XE
  • The Doctors Tonic, AL8 6PR
  • The Hedgehog, AL8 7RH
  • The Long and Short Arm, AL8 7TN
  • Stanborough Park Coffee Shop, AL8 6DR
  • Welwyn Garden City Golf Club Ltd, AL8 7BP
  • Humphreys, AL8 6BX
  • Bebo Cafe, AL8 6NA
  • Bedtime Beers Ltd, AL8 6BP
  • Iceland, AL8 6PZ
  • Sainsburys, AL8 6SA
  • The Co-operative Food, AL8 7RH
  • Waitrose, AL8 6AB
  • Playschool Nursery, AL8 6NT
  • Dolce Ltd, AL8 6JZ
  • Harwood Hill JMI and Nursery School, AL8 7SN
  • Homerswood Primary and Nursery School, AL8 7RF
  • Jousters at Applecroft, AL8 6JZ
  • Barn Theatre, AL8 6ST
  • Blacks, AL8 6PG
  • Boots Pharmacy, AL8 6HA
  • Cheers & Beers Ltd, AL8 6AP
  • Grape Tree, AL8 6HA
  • Brocket Hall, AL8 7XG
  • WGC United Reformed Church, AL8 6PR
  • Wenzels The Bakers, AL8 6HA
  • Burger King, AL8 6BJ
  • Domino's Pizza, AL8 6NS
  • Regal Fish & Chips, AL8 6NA
  • Subway, AL8 6PD
  • B&M Care, AL8 7SR
  • Residential Care Home, AL8 7TD
  • Sewells Residential Home, AL8 7AQ