Area Information for Linksway Close, Folkestone, CT19 5JT
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Linksway Close, Folkestone, CT19 5JT 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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There have been no house sales reported to the Land Registry in this postcode since January 1st 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 Linksway Close, Folkestone consists predominantly of semi-detached housing, which can be an indicator of an affluent neighbourhood. 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 Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Linksway Close, Folkestone contains a higher than average level of social housing - 57% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||17|
|Rented: From Council||1|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||62|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||7|
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.
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.
|AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions||10|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||17|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||26|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||38|
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 Folkestone and Hythe constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 47% male.
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
The area around CT19 5JT has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 28% of the resident population). This is commonly seen in suburban neighbourhoods, and sometiems in areas of high social housing.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
The postcode CT19 5JT 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.
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.
Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top
At the time of the 2011 census, across the UK 22.9% of residents had no qualification, 13.2% had 1-4 GCSEs, 15.2% had 5+ GCSEs and 1-2 A/AS-Levels, 12.3% had 2+ A-Levels, 27.1% had a degree (or similar), and 3.6% had an apprenticeship.
The qualification levels are based on current qualification names. The former Ordinary Levels (O-Levels) and CSEs will be included in the GCSE figures, and Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.
|Highest Qualification Level Achieved|
|Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc)||34|
|2+ A Levels||23|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||55|
Ethnic Group Embed This
This address (Linksway Close, Folkestone) can be considered less ethnically diverse than the UK average. As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with residents of this area being 96% so.
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.
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|
|Republic of Ireland||1|
Passport(s) Held Embed This Back to Top
Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to CT19 5JT
|Republic of Ireland||1|
|Europe (including European Union)||2|
|Middle East or Asia||0|
|North America or Caribbean||0|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||0|
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.
Economic Activity Embed This
This address within the Broadmead ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in part-time employment - 19% of the resident population. On average, around 13.7% of census respondents were in part-time employment. There was a large disparity between employment types of male and female residents - almost four times as many women were part-time employees when compared to men.
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.
|Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week)||41|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||27|
|Looking After Home or Family||18|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||21|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc.||1|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||8|
|Accommodation and Food||10|
|Information and Communication||3|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||6|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||2|
|Public Administration and Defence||9|
|HealthInc. Social Work||20|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||5|
Linksway Close, Folkestone, CT19 5JT is within the Shepway - Folkestone Park policing neighbourhood, under the Kent Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In November 2018, 3 crimes were reported within 1 mile of CT19 5JT.
|Crime:||Click here to view 3 crimes committed near Linksway Close|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Shepway - Folkestone Park
Bouverie Road West
Below are the details of the closest services to CT19 5JT. 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 CT19 5JT.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 14 closest railway stations to Linksway Close, Folkestone, CT19 5JT. The nearest railway station is Folkestone West, approximately 0.8 miles away.
|Folkestone West||0.8 miles|
|Folkestone Central||0.8 miles|
|Dover Priory||6.6 miles|
|Shepherds Well||7.1 miles|
|Martin Mill||9.6 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Linksway Close, Folkestone, CT19 5JT. The nearest is Stella Maris Catholic Primary School, approximately 0.6 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Stella Maris Catholic Primary School||0.6 miles|
|Morehall Primary||0.7 miles|
|Mundella Primary School||0.8 miles|
|Harcourt Primary School||1 mile|
|Christ Church Cep Academy, Folkestone||1 mile|
|All Souls' Church of England Primary School||1 mile|
|Castle Hill Community Primary School||1 mile|
|Sandgate Primary School||1.1 miles|
|The Churchill School||1.3 miles|
|St Eanswythe's Church of England Primary School||1.3 miles|
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Linksway Close, Folkestone, CT19 5JT. The nearest is The Harvey Grammar School, approximately 0.6 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|The Harvey Grammar School||0.6 miles||
|Turner Free School||0.7 miles|
|The Folkestone School for Girls||1.3 miles||
|Brockhill Park Performing Arts College||4.3 miles||
|Astor College (A Specialist College for the Arts)||5.9 miles||
|Dover Grammar School for Boys||6 miles||
|Dover Grammar School for Girls||6.8 miles||
|St Edmund's Catholic School||6.9 miles||
|Dover Christ Church Academy||7.1 miles||
|Duke of York's Royal Military School||7.8 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Linksway Close, Folkestone, CT19 5JT. The nearest is Park Farm Surgery, approximately 0.6 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Park Farm Surgery||0.6 miles|
|White House Surgery||0.9 miles|
|The New Surgery||0.9 miles|
|Central Surgery||1 mile|
|Guildhall Street Surgery||1 mile|
|Manor Clinic||1.1 miles|
|Sandgate Road Surgery||1.2 miles|
|Hawkinge And Elham||1.4 miles|
|The Surgery Ingledene||1.5 miles|
|Sun Lane Surgery||3.6 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Linksway Close, Folkestone, CT19 5JT. The nearest is H Patel Associates, approximately 0.9 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|H Patel Associates||0.9 miles|
|Folkestone & Dover Orthodontics Limited||0.9 miles|
|C R M Hunt||0.9 miles|
|Folkestone & Dover Orthodontics Limited||0.9 miles|
|Bupa Dental Care, Folkestone||1 mile|
|Providence Dental||1.1 miles|
|Folkestone Dental Clinic||1.1 miles|
|Total Dentalcare||1.3 miles|
|Pennypot Dental Practice||1.5 miles|
|High Street Dental Practice||3.6 miles|
Listed here are the 2 closest hospitals to Linksway Close, Folkestone, CT19 5JT. The nearest is Royal Victoria Hospital, Folkestone, approximately 0.7 miles away.
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Linksway Close, Folkestone, CT19 5JT. The nearest is Specsavers (Folkestone), approximately 1.2 miles away.
|Specsavers (Folkestone)||1.2 miles|
|Chris Adams Opticians||1.2 miles|
|Eye Folk||1.2 miles|
|Cargills (Folkestone)||1.2 miles|
|Boots-Folkestone - Sandgate Rd (in Boots UK)||1.2 miles|
|Boots-Folkestone - Sandgate Rd||1.3 miles|
|Cargills (Hythe)||3.5 miles|
|Optique Eyewear Opticians||3.6 miles|
|David Snow Opticians||3.9 miles|
|Biggs Optometrists (Dover)||6.7 miles|
* 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 CT19 5JT
This postcode has support for Ultrafast broadband at one or more premises. Ultrafast broadband is the latest high-speed standard, generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 300Mbps or more - more than enough for even the most demanding household gaming, video calling, video and internet browsing needs. 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 5 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||29Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||150Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||3.1Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||10Mbps|
|Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available||Yes|
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Thanks to a survey[link] performed for Broadband Genie, we can show you the best broadband suppliers in the United Kingdom as of 2018. The most popular supplier was Plusnet, based on average scores for value, support, speed, reliability, customer service, security and whether the customer would recommend the supplier.