Area Information for Lowfield Street, Dartford, DA1 1HP

Lowfield Street in Dartford is in the South East region of England. The postcode is within the Town ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Dartford. This page combines information for the address Lowfield Street, Dartford, DA1 1HP, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of DA1 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.

For information about recent house sales in this postcode, please view our property sales page for DA1 1HP.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Dartford
Ward Town
Constituency Dartford
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 Lowfield Street, Dartford, DA1 1HP:

Lowfield Street, Dartford, DA1 1JY
Lowfield Street, Dartford, DA1 1HS
Lowfield Street, Dartford, DA1 1HJ
Lowfield Street, Dartford, DA1 1EW
Lowfield Street, Dartford, DA1 1JB
Lowfield Street, Dartford, DA1 1HD

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about DA1 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Lowfield Street, Dartford, DA1 1HP 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

We have found 3 property sales in Lowfield Street since the beginning of 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 Lowfield Street, Dartford 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 4
Semi-Detached 7
Terraced 48
Flat (Purpose-Built) 126
Flat (Converted) 14
Residence in Commercial Building 30
Total 229
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The area containing Lowfield Street, Dartford contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 41% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 11
Owned with Mortgage 38
Shared Ownership 26
Rented: From Council 12
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 36
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 82
Rented: Other 6
Rent Free 5
Total 216

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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 116
Two People 46
Three People 31
Four People 11
Five People 9
Six People 1
Seven People 1
8+ People 1
Total 216

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 29
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 78
C2 - Skilled manual workers 46
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 58
Total 211

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 Dartford constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 55% male.

Gender
Male 224
Female 187
Total 411

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. In general, inner city areas show high concentrations of people aged 18-30, suburbs show larger numbers of small children and adults aged 30-50, and rural and small towns are more popular with older workers and retirees. Many poorer areas lack a majority age group, which is due in part to the people in that area being constrained by circumstance rather than being able to choose where to retire, raise a family or grow up.

Age Groups
0-4 28
5-7 19
8-9 2
10-14 17
15 6
16-17 8
18-19 8
20-24 49
25-29 62
30-44 132
45-59 63
60-64 11
65-74 2
75-84 4
85-89 0
90+ 0
Total 411

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode DA1 1HP 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.

Relationship Status
Single 182
Married 93
Divorced 42
Separated 15
Widowed 5
Same Sex 2
Total 339

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.

Health
Very Good 247
Good 115
Fair 39
Bad 9
Very Bad 1
Total 411

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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. Former Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 87
Apprenticeship 7
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 34
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 65
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 36
No GCSEs or Equivalent 67
Other 43
Total 339

Ethnic Group Embed This

Lowfield Street, Dartford can be considered more ethnically diverse than the UK average. As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with residents of this area being 66% 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 272
Mixed Ethnicity 21
Indian 7
Pakistani 1
Bangladeshi 7
Chinese 3
Other Asian 28
Black African 42
Black Caribbean 4
Other Black/African/Caribbean 1
Other 25
Total 411

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

In this area (Lowfield Street, Dartford), 60% of the residents were born in England, which is significantly below the English average.

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 247
Wales 5
Scotland 3
Northern Ireland 2
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 59
Other 95
Total 411

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Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to DA1 1HP

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 246
Republic of Ireland 2
Europe (including European Union) 78
African Countries 28
Middle East or Asia 25
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 1
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.

Religion
Christian 172
No Religion 123
Buddhist 1
Hindu 13
Jewish 0
Muslim 70
Sikh 1
Other Religion 7
Not Stated 24
Total 411

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Town ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in full-time employment - 51% of the resident population. On average, around 38.4% of census respondents were in full-time employment.

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 171
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 39
Self Employed 43
Unemployed 14
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 29
Retired 5
Looking After Home or Family 8
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 16
Other 10
Total 335

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 21
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 5
Construction 20
RetailInc. Wholesale 29
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 26
Accommodation and Food 43
Information and Communication 9
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 13
Real Estate 8
Professional, Scientific and Technical 12
Administration 17
Public Administration and Defence 22
Education 15
HealthInc. Social Work 21
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 5
Total 267

Lowfield Street, Dartford, DA1 1HP is within the Dartford - Town 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 Lowfield Street
Neighbourhood Team Address Dartford - Town
Thames Way
Northfleet
Gravesend
DA11 8BD
Force Website: https://www.kent.police.uk

Data courtesy of police.uk. See our Data Sources page for more information.

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Below are the details of the closest services to DA1 1HP. 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 DA1 1HP.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Lowfield Street, Dartford, DA1 1HP. The nearest railway station is Dartford, approximately 740 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Dartford 740 yards
Crayford 1.6 miles
Slade Green 2.1 miles
Stone Crossing 2.2 miles
Greenhithe for Bluewater 2.8 miles
Barnehurst 2.8 miles
Purfleet 2.9 miles
Bexley 2.9 miles
Farningham Road 2.9 miles
Erith 3.3 miles
Bexleyheath 3.8 miles
Albany Park 3.9 miles
Swanley 3.9 miles
Swanscombe 4.1 miles
Chafford Hundred Lakeside 4.3 miles
Belvedere 4.4 miles
Ebbsfleet International 4.5 miles
Northfleet 4.7 miles
Longfield 4.8 miles
Sidcup 4.9 miles

Nearest Tube/DLR Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to Lowfield Street, Dartford, DA1 1HP. The nearest DLR station is Woolwich Arsenal, approximately 7.1 miles away.

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Lowfield Street, Dartford, DA1 1HP. The nearest is Westgate Primary School, approximately 370 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Westgate Primary School 370 yards
    
Our Lady's Catholic Primary School, Dartford 840 yards
    
Dartford Primary Academy 0.6 miles
    
Oakfield Primary Academy 0.6 miles
    
West Hill Primary Academy 0.7 miles
    
River Mill Primary School 0.8 miles  
Holy Trinity Church of England Primary School, Dartford 0.8 miles
    
St Anselm's Catholic Primary School 0.9 miles
    
Temple Hill Primary Academy 1 mile
    
The Gateway Primary Academy 1.1 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Lowfield Street, Dartford, DA1 1HP. The nearest is Dartford Grammar School, approximately half a mile away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Dartford Grammar School half a mile
    
Dartford Grammar School for Girls 0.5 miles
    
Dartford Science & Technology College 0.5 miles
    
The Leigh Academy 0.9 miles
    
Wilmington Grammar School for Girls 1.2 miles
    
The Leigh UTC 1.3 miles
    
Wilmington Grammar School for Boys 1.3 miles
    
Wilmington Academy 1.4 miles
    
Stone Lodge School 1.4 miles  
Haberdashers' Aske's Crayford Academy 1.7 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Lowfield Street, Dartford, DA1 1HP. The nearest is Lowfield Medical Centre, approximately < 50 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Name Approximate Distance*
Lowfield Medical Centre < 50 yards
Horsman's Place Surgery 90 yards
Maple Practice 810 yards
Redwood Practice 810 yards
The Orchard Practice 810 yards
Dartford East Health Centre 0.9 miles
Pilgrims Way Surgery 0.9 miles
Temple Hill Surgery 1 mile
Crayford Town Surgery 1.6 miles
Summerhouse Surgery 1.9 miles

Nearest Dentists

Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Lowfield Street, Dartford, DA1 1HP. The nearest is MR VH PATEL, approximately < 50 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Name Approximate Distance*
MR VH PATEL < 50 yards
Saimo Ltd 250 yards
Highfield Dental Centre 310 yards
Miss D M Daly 350 yards
Photay & Associates 670 yards
Smiledartford Dental Practice 0.7 miles
Mr M S Tawana 0.8 miles
Photay & Associates 0.9 miles
2 Green Dental 1.7 miles
Ark-G Dental Centre 1.8 miles

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Lowfield Street, Dartford, DA1 1HP. The nearest is Livingstone Community Hospital - Virgin Care Adult Community Services, approximately 860 yards away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Lowfield Street, Dartford, DA1 1HP. The nearest is Linklater Opticians, approximately 250 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.


 

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Broadband in DA1 1HP

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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 7 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 50.6Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 80Mbps
Average Upload Speed 11.8Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 20Mbps
Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 76.2%
Zen Internet 75.8%
Post Office 74%
EE Broadband 73.4%
NOW TV 70.8%
Vodafone 70%
Sky Digital 69.2%
BT Broadband 67.4%
Virgin Media 67.4%
TalkTalk 65.2%
 

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