EN4 (Barnet) area guide

The EN4 postcode district lies within or includes part of the following towns, counties, localities, electoral wards and stations: Barnet, Brunswick Park, Chase, Cockfosters, Cockfosters Station, East Barnet, Enfield, Hadley Wood Station, Hertfordshire, High Barnet, New Barnet, Oakleigh, Potters Bar Parkfield.


A Mouseprice property guide for EN4 Barnet is coming soon. In the meantime, please have a look at the raw data and statistics about EN4 that can be found by click the relevant links on the left hand side.

Old area guide:

The commentary below was written for the mouseprice.com website in 2006, please be aware that the comments below might be out of date. We recommend disregarding these comments in favour of the data that can be found either above or in the other sections of this website.

Market trends:

Enfield propertyThe size of the property market in EN4 is 9888 homes.

Enfield propertyGiven that the nominal growth rate in this postcode district (EN4) has been about 14.8% over the last 5 years, it would be reasonable to assume that this isa dynamic local economy and housing market. Property price growth in this area has significantly exceeded growth in earnings and the national average house price growth, and so the likelihood of it continuing will be dependent upon price earnings ratio, as well as investment by developers and local authorities in continually upgrading local infrastructure, schools, in addition to the continued strength of the local and national economies and any other economies upon which the area depends.

Enfield propertyOver the last 3 months, the average property value for this postcode district has been £332150.

Enfield propertyPrice earnings ratio is an indicator of the affordability of property for someone on the average salary in the area. Price Earnings Ratio in this postcode district is 18.6.

Enfield propertyNew transactions as a percentage of overall sales are 8.2%.

Housing stock:

Barnet propertyThe most commonly found type of housing in this area are Semi- Detached Houses, making up 36.9% of the housing stock.

Barnet propertyDetached Houses account for the lowest percentage of the housing stock in this district, at only 16%.

Barnet propertySocially rented accommodation represents 8.4% of the total rented accommodation in the area.

Barnet propertyThe majority of property in this area is owner occupied.

Barnet propertyThe average price of a two bed property in this area is higher than the national average of £187894 at £274791.

Who lives here:

Barnet propertyThe population of this postcode district is 23874.
Barnet propertyThe average age in this area is 37.
Barnet propertyThis area has a high percentage of married people at 31.6%.
Barnet propertyAverage working hours in this area for men are 42 and for women are 32.
Barnet propertyThis area has 18.7 people per square kilometre.
Barnet propertyThe largest source of work in this area is Real Estate (19.4% of workers), followed by Wholesale & Retail (16.7%).