Information about Hertsmere

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Hertsmere Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Hertsmere is 107,827 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Hertsmere is 56,028, and the female population is 51,799. 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 immediate area is White: English, with a total of 68,032, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 12,509. As compared to the population in England, the main ethnicities were White: English(41,540,791) followed by Asian: Indian(1,843,248) and Asian: Pakistani(1,570,285). In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (45,022), followed by No religion (26,092), whereas, in England, the main religion was Christian(26,167,899), Muslim(3,801,186), and Hindu(1,020,533). While 20,715,664 mentioned 'No Religion' and 3,400,548 did not answer


As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (22,141), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (14,147). While in England, 11,349,743 households are not deprived in any dimension, and 7,842,690 households are deprived in one dimension.

Economic Status

Most people in the Hertsmere area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (29,507), while 16,674 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 34,134 adults have Level 3 education, while 11,396 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Hertsmere area are

  • Professional occupations (12243)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (9198), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (7478)


The average age of people living in Hertsmere is 41 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (20241), Between 35 to 44 (15454), and Between 45 to 54 (15068). The median age in England and Wales was 40 years as per the 2021 census.


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 Hertsmere has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (19,074) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (14,924), and Small employers and own account workers (11,998). In England, Most of the population(9,172,372) have Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations, followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations(6,092,791)

Map of Hertsmere

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Population of Hertsmere over the years

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Postcodes in Hertsmere

The postcode district EN, WD are associated with the Hertsmere, and there are total 7 postcode areas (listed below). The Hertsmere has a total of 4585 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Hertsmere

Aldenham East

Aldenham West

Bentley Heath & The Royds

Borehamwood Brookmeadow

Borehamwood Cowley Hill

Borehamwood Hillside

Borehamwood Kenilworth

Bushey Heath

Bushey North

Bushey Park

Bushey St James


Potters Bar Furzefield

Potters Bar Oakmere

Potters Bar Parkfield


RegionEast of England