Area Information for Union Street, Maidstone, ME14 1EE

Union Street in Maidstone is in the South East region of England. The postcode is within the High Street ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Maidstone and The Weald. This page combines information for the address Union Street, Maidstone, ME14 1EE, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of ME14 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 ME14 1EE.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Maidstone
Ward High Street
Constituency Maidstone and The Weald
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 Union Street, Maidstone, ME14 1EE:

Tufton Street, Maidstone, ME14 1ES
Old School Place, Maidstone, ME14 1EQ
Wyatt Street, Maidstone, ME14 1EU
Tufton Street, Maidstone, ME14 1EZ
Union Street, Maidstone, ME14 1JR
Union Street, Maidstone, ME14 1JY

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about ME14 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Union Street, Maidstone, ME14 1EE 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 39 property sales in Union 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 Union Street, Maidstone 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 1
Semi-Detached 3
Terraced 58
Flat (Purpose-Built) 83
Flat (Converted) 2
Residence in Commercial Building 2
Total 149
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Union Street, Maidstone contains a higher than average level of social housing - 32% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 38
Owned with Mortgage 24
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 5
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 39
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 28
Rent Free 2
Total 136

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 64
Two People 40
Three People 22
Four People 9
Five People 1
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 136

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 9
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 24
C2 - Skilled manual workers 19
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 40
Total 92

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 Maidstone and The Weald constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 43% male.

Gender
Male 108
Female 143
Total 251

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 27
5-7 10
8-9 2
10-14 9
15 2
16-17 3
18-19 3
20-24 19
25-29 25
30-44 44
45-59 36
60-64 15
65-74 8
75-84 27
85-89 15
90+ 6
Total 251

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode ME14 1EE 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 72
Married 58
Divorced 34
Separated 12
Widowed 24
Same Sex 1
Total 201

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 86
Good 92
Fair 50
Bad 21
Very Bad 2
Total 251

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) 27
Apprenticeship 4
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 17
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 42
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 35
No GCSEs or Equivalent 59
Other 17
Total 201

Ethnic Group Embed This

As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 90% 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 226
Mixed Ethnicity 12
Indian 1
Chinese 4
Black Caribbean 2
Other Black/African/Caribbean 1
Other 5
Total 251

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 208
Wales 2
Scotland 6
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 10
Other 24
Total 251

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Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to ME14 1EE

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 152
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 10
African Countries 2
Middle East or Asia 4
North America or Caribbean 2
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 1
None 80

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 121
No Religion 98
Buddhist 1
Hindu 0
Jewish 1
Muslim 8
Sikh 1
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 21
Total 251

Economic Activity Embed This

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 54
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 24
Self Employed 9
Unemployed 8
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 8
Retired 18
Looking After Home or Family 14
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 10
Other 8
Total 153

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 1
Manufacturing 4
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 1
Construction 6
RetailInc. Wholesale 18
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 4
Accommodation and Food 19
Information and Communication 2
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 1
Real Estate 1
Professional, Scientific and Technical 1
Administration 6
Public Administration and Defence 6
Education 6
HealthInc. Social Work 10
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 4
Total 90

Union Street, Maidstone, ME14 1EE is within the Maidstone - East policing neighbourhood, under the Kent Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In December 2019, 360 crimes were reported within half a mile of ME14 1EE.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 360 crimes committed near Union Street
Neighbourhood Team Address Maidstone - East
Palace Avenue
Maidstone
ME15 6NF
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 ME14 1EE. 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 ME14 1EE.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Union Street, Maidstone, ME14 1EE. The nearest railway station is Maidstone East, approximately 560 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Maidstone East 560 yards
Maidstone Barracks 0.6 miles
Maidstone West 0.6 miles
Bearsted 2.2 miles
Barming 2.2 miles
East Farleigh 2.3 miles
Aylesford 3.2 miles
East Malling 3.9 miles
New Hythe 4.1 miles
Hollingbourne 4.4 miles
West Malling 4.9 miles
Wateringbury 4.9 miles
Snodland 5.1 miles
Yalding 6.1 miles
Halling 6.4 miles
Harrietsham 6.6 miles
Marden (Kent) 7.1 miles
Rainham (Kent) 7.2 miles
Chatham 7.2 miles
Staplehurst 7.3 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Union Street, Maidstone, ME14 1EE. The nearest is Valley Invicta Primary School At East Borough, approximately 460 yards away.

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Union Street, Maidstone, ME14 1EE. The nearest is Invicta Grammar School, approximately 710 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Invicta Grammar School 710 yards
    
Valley Park School 0.5 miles
    
Maidstone Grammar School for Girls 0.7 miles
    
Maidstone Grammar School 0.7 miles
    
The Maplesden Noakes School 0.8 miles
    
St Augustine Academy 1.3 miles
    
Oakwood Park Grammar School 1.3 miles
    
St Simon Stock Catholic School 1.4 miles
    
New Line Learning Academy 1.8 miles
    
Cornwallis Academy 3.1 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Union Street, Maidstone, ME14 1EE. The nearest is Albion Place Medical Practice, approximately 240 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 Union Street, Maidstone, ME14 1EE. The nearest is Albion Place Dental Practice, approximately 240 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 9 closest hospitals to Union Street, Maidstone, ME14 1EE. The nearest is BMI Somerfield Hospital, approximately 0.9 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Union Street, Maidstone, ME14 1EE. The nearest is Boots-Maidstone - King St, approximately 310 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Boots-Maidstone - King St 310 yards
Vision Express (Maidstone) 420 yards
Specsavers (Maidstone) 430 yards
Optical Express 440 yards
William J Wilkinson (Maidstone) 480 yards
Pendleburys Opticians 590 yards
Tinsons 600 yards
Eye 2 Eye 1.5 miles
Specsavers Opticians 2.6 miles
Kent Eye Care Ltd 4.1 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 ME14 1EE

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 19 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 60.7Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 106.3Mbps
Average Upload Speed 5.7Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 18.4Mbps
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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