Area Information for King Edward Avenue, Herne Bay, CT6 6EB

King Edward Avenue in Herne Bay is in the South East region of England. The postcode is within the Beltinge ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of North Thanet. This page combines information for the address King Edward Avenue, Herne Bay, CT6 6EB, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of CT6 here. For more details on the exact area these statistics cover, please see the map below and click "Show Census Area Covered" immediately below the map.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Canterbury
Ward Beltinge
Constituency North Thanet
Region South East
Country England

Nearby Locations

Our information is available for almost all UK postcodes. Why not take a look at some of these other postcodes in the immediate vicinity of King Edward Avenue, Herne Bay, CT6 6EB:

King Edward Avenue, Herne Bay, CT6 6ED
Reeds Close, Herne Bay, CT6 6HR
Beacon Avenue, Herne Bay, CT6 6HJ
Dence Park, Herne Bay, CT6 6BQ
King Edward Avenue, Herne Bay, CT6 6EA
Mickleburgh Hill, Herne Bay, CT6 6JX

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about CT6 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about King Edward Avenue, Herne Bay, CT6 6EB 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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House Prices

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 King Edward Avenue, Herne Bay consists predominantly of flats, which is common in inner cities, student neighbourhoods and poorer suburban settings. 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 Types
Detached 30
Semi-Detached 1
Terraced 4
Flat (Purpose-Built) 37
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 72
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing King Edward Avenue, Herne Bay contains a higher than average level of social housing - 52% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 19
Owned with Mortgage 13
Shared Ownership 1
Rented: From Council 7
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 30
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1
Rent Free 0
Total 71

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.

Housing Occupancy
One Person 42
Two People 18
Three People 8
Four People 2
Five People 1
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 71

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.

Social Grade
AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions 5
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 3
C2 - Skilled manual workers 5
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 3
Total 16

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 North Thanet constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 43% male.

Male 50
Female 66
Total 116

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. The area around CT6 6EB has a very large concentration of residents that are aged 65+ (at 60% of the resident population). This is most commonly seen in rural and small town areas, and areas of natural beauty that appeal to older demographic.

This type of distribution is also seen in areas that contain large retirement complexes and care homes.

Age Groups
0-4 3
5-7 3
8-9 2
10-14 0
15 1
16-17 0
18-19 1
20-24 3
25-29 3
30-44 7
45-59 19
60-64 4
65-74 29
75-84 20
85-89 7
90+ 14
Total 116

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

In the immediate vicinity of CT6 6EB the number widowed residents is high - 30% of the area's population. This may be indicative of an older population, and these areas often contain more women than men as a result.

Figures for relationship status do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education.

Relationship Status
Single 18
Married 46
Divorced 7
Separated 1
Widowed 35
Same Sex 0
Total 107

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.

However, this area of the Beltinge ward shows lower levels of residents that report their health as Good or Very Good (50%) than average, which is usually indicative of areas with older populations or areas of social deprivation.

Very Good 30
Good 28
Fair 39
Bad 16
Very Bad 3
Total 116

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

King Edward Avenue and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 52% of the resident population. On average, around 22.9% of census respondents fall into this category.

The qualification levels are based on current qualification names. The former Ordinary Levels (O-Levels) and CSEs will be included in the GCSE figures. Former Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 19
Apprenticeship 4
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 8
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 12
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 7
No GCSEs or Equivalent 56
Other 1
Total 107

Ethnic Group Embed This

King Edward Avenue, Herne Bay 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 exclusively 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.

Ethnic Group
White 116
Total 116

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
England 103
Wales 4
Scotland 2
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 2
European Union 2
Other 3
Total 116

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 CT6 6EB

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 78
Republic of Ireland 1
Europe (including European Union) 2
African Countries 0
Middle East or Asia 0
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 1
None 34

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.

Christian 92
No Religion 9
Buddhist 1
Hindu 0
Jewish 1
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 13
Total 116

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Beltinge ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 48% of the resident population. On average, around 13.8% of census respondents were retired. While the UK has an aging population, less residents over 65 are choosing to retire than previously. Between the 2001 and 2011 census, the number of economically active 65-74 year olds almost doubled to 8.7% - an increase of some 413,000 people.

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.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 15
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 7
Self Employed 7
Unemployed 1
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1
Retired 32
Looking After Home or Family 0
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 3
Other 0
Total 66

Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top

This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.

Employment Industry
Manufacturing 5
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Construction 3
RetailInc. Wholesale 6
Accommodation and Food 1
Information and Communication 1
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 1
Real Estate 1
Professional, Scientific and Technical 3
Education 1
HealthInc. Social Work 3
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 3
Total 29

King Edward Avenue, Herne Bay, CT6 6EB is within the Canterbury - Reculver policing neighbourhood, under the Kent Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.

Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view crimes committed near King Edward Avenue
Neighbourhood Team Address Canterbury - Reculver
Old Dover Road
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Below are the details of the closest services to CT6 6EB. 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 CT6 6EB.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to King Edward Avenue, Herne Bay, CT6 6EB. The nearest railway station is Herne Bay, approximately 1.1 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Herne Bay 1.1 miles
Chestfield & Swalecliffe 3.3 miles
Sturry 4.7 miles
Whitstable 4.8 miles
Canterbury West 6.5 miles
Birchington-on-sea 6.9 miles
Canterbury East 7.1 miles
Bekesbourne 7.4 miles
Minster 8 miles
Westgate-on-Sea 8.5 miles
Adisham 9.1 miles
Chartham 9.4 miles
Margate 10 miles
Aylesham 11 miles
Selling 11 miles
Sandwich 11 miles
Snowdown 11 miles
Chilham 12 miles
Ramsgate 12 miles
Faversham 12 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to King Edward Avenue, Herne Bay, CT6 6EB. The nearest is Herne Bay Junior School, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Herne Bay Junior School 0.6 miles
Herne Bay Infant School 0.6 miles
Herne Church of England Junior School 1.2 miles
Herne Church of England Infant School 1.2 miles
Reculver Church of England Primary School 1.4 miles
Hampton Primary School 1.7 miles
Briary Primary School 1.9 miles
Hoath Primary School 2.4 miles
Chislet Church of England Primary School 3.1 miles
Water Meadows Primary School 3.7 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 8 closest secondary schools to King Edward Avenue, Herne Bay, CT6 6EB. The nearest is Herne Bay High School, approximately 1.4 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Herne Bay High School 1.4 miles
Spires Academy 3.8 miles
The Whitstable School 4.7 miles
The Archbishop's School 5.9 miles
Barton Court Grammar School 6.7 miles
The Canterbury Academy 7.1 miles
King Ethelbert School 7.8 miles
Ursuline College 8 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to King Edward Avenue, Herne Bay, CT6 6EB. The nearest is The Coach House Surgery, approximately 740 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Dentists

Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to King Edward Avenue, Herne Bay, CT6 6EB. The nearest is mydentist, Canterbury Road, Herne Bay, approximately 750 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 5 closest hospitals to King Edward Avenue, Herne Bay, CT6 6EB. The nearest is Queen Victoria Hospital (Herne Bay), approximately < 50 yards away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to King Edward Avenue, Herne Bay, CT6 6EB. The nearest is Specsavers Opticians, approximately 850 yards away.

* 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.