Information about North Hertfordshire

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North Hertfordshire Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of North Hertfordshire is 133,210 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in North Hertfordshire is 68,472, and the female population is 64,738. 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 108,298, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 6,518. 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 No religion (59,315), followed by Christian (58,320), 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 (31,231), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (17,898). 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 North Hertfordshire area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (41,674), while 24,393 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 44,740 adults have Level 3 education, while 14,358 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the North Hertfordshire area are

  • Professional occupations (17135)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (10803), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (10326)


The average age of people living in North Hertfordshire is 42 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (23977), Between 45 to 54 (19001), and Between 35 to 44 (18413). 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 North Hertfordshire has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (25,759) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (21,311), and Intermediate occupations (12,897). 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 North Hertfordshire

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Population of North Hertfordshire over the years

Male Population of North Hertfordshire over the years
Female Population of North Hertfordshire over the years
Postcodes in North Hertfordshire

The postcode district SG, AL, LU are associated with the North Hertfordshire, and there are total 11 postcode areas (listed below). The North Hertfordshire has a total of 4430 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of North Hertfordshire
AreaNorth Hertfordshire


Baldock East

Baldock Town





Hitchin Bearton

Hitchin Highbury

Hitchin Oughton

Hitchin Priory

Hitchin Walsworth

Hitchwood, Offa and Hoo



Letchworth East

Letchworth Grange

Letchworth South East

Letchworth South West

Letchworth Wilbury

Royston Heath

Royston Meridian

Royston Palace

Weston and Sandon

RegionEast of England