Area Information for Gravesend, DA12 3JQ

This postcode in Gravesend is in the South East region of England. The postcode is within the Shorne, Cobham and Luddesdown ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Gravesham. This page combines information for the address Gravesend, DA12 3JQ, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of DA12 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.

Please Note

This postcode was terminated by the Royal Mail in June 1996. Where possible, we have attempted to find data relating to the area in which the postcode used to reside before retirement. However, some data such as street names and house pricing is based on current postcodes only and so may be missing or incomplete.

Basic Information

Area Type Hamlet or Isolated Dwelling
Local Authority Gravesham
Ward Shorne, Cobham and Luddesdown
Constituency Gravesham
Region South East
Country England

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Gravesend, DA12 3JQ 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 Gravesend consists predominantly of detached housing, a strong indicator of affluence. 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 115
Semi-Detached 67
Terraced 27
Flat (Purpose-Built) 4
Flat (Converted) 1
Residence in Commercial Building 3
Caravan/Park/Temporary 1
Total 218
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

This area contains a mixture of housing tenures, as detailed below. Across the UK, an average of 30.6% of household spaces were owned outright, 32.9% were mortgaged, 18.2% were social housing, and 16.3% were privately rented at the last census.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 97
Owned with Mortgage 74
Shared Ownership 1
Rented: From Council 14
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 9
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 9
Rented: Other 3
Rent Free 4
Total 211

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 39
Two People 92
Three People 32
Four People 33
Five People 7
Six People 7
Seven People 1
8+ People 0
Total 211

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 35
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 46
C2 - Skilled manual workers 36
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 28
Total 145

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 Gravesham constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 49% male.

Male 267
Female 274
Total 541

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 31
5-7 20
8-9 10
10-14 28
15 2
16-17 14
18-19 15
20-24 29
25-29 22
30-44 91
45-59 135
60-64 34
65-74 58
75-84 44
85-89 4
90+ 4
Total 541

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode DA12 3JQ 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 106
Married 268
Divorced 27
Separated 12
Widowed 35
Same Sex 2
Total 450

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.

Very Good 271
Good 164
Fair 80
Bad 20
Very Bad 6
Total 541

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

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 99
Apprenticeship 26
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 56
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 92
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 56
No GCSEs or Equivalent 96
Other 25
Total 450

Ethnic Group Embed This

As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 92% white.

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 496
Mixed Ethnicity 5
Indian 26
Pakistani 2
Black African 4
Black Caribbean 1
Other 7
Total 541

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 505
Wales 0
Scotland 3
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 3
European Union 12
Other 17
Total 541

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 DA12 3JQ

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 457
Republic of Ireland 3
Europe (including European Union) 10
African Countries 3
Middle East or Asia 2
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 67

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 356
No Religion 98
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 4
Muslim 1
Sikh 24
Other Religion 3
Not Stated 55
Total 541

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Shorne, Cobham and Luddesdown ward is entrepreneurial, with a larger than average concentration of residents that are self-employed - 17% of the resident population. On average, around 9.7% of census respondents were self-employed. Male residents were more than twice as likely to be self-employed than women.

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 138
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 47
Self Employed 69
Unemployed 13
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 26
Retired 61
Looking After Home or Family 24
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 11
Other 9
Total 398

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
AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing 11
Manufacturing 24
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 1
Construction 35
RetailInc. Wholesale 47
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 11
Accommodation and Food 10
Information and Communication 7
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 11
Real Estate 7
Professional, Scientific and Technical 16
Administration 13
Public Administration and Defence 15
Education 22
HealthInc. Social Work 19
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 11
Total 261

Gravesend, DA12 3JQ is within the Gravesham - Westcourt 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 DA12 3JQ
Neighbourhood Team Address Gravesham - Westcourt
Thames Way
DA11 8BD
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Below are the details of the closest services to DA12 3JQ. 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 DA12 3JQ.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Gravesend, DA12 3JQ. The nearest railway station is Higham, approximately 1.8 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Higham 1.8 miles
Gravesend 2.9 miles
Sole Street 3.4 miles
Cuxton 3.7 miles
Strood 3.7 miles
Meopham 3.8 miles
Tilbury Town 4.1 miles
East Tilbury 4.4 miles
Rochester 4.5 miles
Northfleet 4.6 miles
Ebbsfleet International 4.7 miles
Halling 4.9 miles
Chatham 5 miles
Swanscombe 5.3 miles
Longfield 5.7 miles
Grays 5.8 miles
Gillingham (Kent) 5.9 miles
Stanford-le-Hope 6.4 miles
Snodland 6.4 miles
Greenhithe for Bluewater 6.5 miles

Nearest Tube/DLR Stations

Listed here are the 2 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to Gravesend, DA12 3JQ. The nearest Overground station is Upminster, approximately 13 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Upminster Overground Station 13 miles
Upminster Tube Station 13 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Gravesend, DA12 3JQ. The nearest is Shorne Church of England Primary School, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Shorne Church of England Primary School 0.6 miles
Tymberwood Academy 1.4 miles
Riverview Infant School 1.5 miles
Westcourt Primary School 1.5 miles
Riverview Junior School 1.5 miles
Higham Primary School 1.6 miles
St John's Catholic Primary School, Gravesend 1.9 miles
Singlewell Primary School 2 miles
King's Farm Primary School 2.1 miles
Whitehill Primary School 2.2 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Gravesend, DA12 3JQ. The nearest is Thamesview School, approximately 1.2 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Thamesview School 1.2 miles
St John's Catholic Comprehensive 1.9 miles
Gravesend Grammar School 2.1 miles
Strood Academy 2.5 miles
Saint George's Church of England School 2.8 miles
Mayfield Grammar School, Gravesend 3 miles
Northfleet Technology College 3.6 miles
Northfleet School for Girls 3.7 miles
The Gateway Academy 4.1 miles
Meopham School 4.7 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Gravesend, DA12 3JQ. The nearest is Shorne Village Surgery, approximately 860 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 Gravesend, DA12 3JQ. The nearest is Gravesend Dental Surgery, approximately 1.4 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Gravesend, DA12 3JQ. The nearest is Gravesham Community Hospital, approximately 2.9 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Gravesend, DA12 3JQ. The nearest is Medical Eye Centre, approximately 2.7 miles 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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