Area Information for Aldington Lane, Thurnham, Maidstone, ME14 3LJ

Aldington Lane in Thurnham is in the South East region of England. The postcode is within the Detling and Thurnham ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Faversham and Mid Kent. This page combines information for the address Aldington Lane, Thurnham, Maidstone, ME14 3LJ, 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 3LJ.

Basic Information

Area Type Hamlet or Isolated Dwelling
Local Authority Maidstone
Ward Detling and Thurnham
Constituency Faversham and Mid Kent
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 Aldington Lane, Thurnham, Maidstone, ME14 3LJ:

Thurnham Lane, Thurnham, Maidstone, ME14 3LQ
Pilgrims Way, Thurnham, Maidstone, ME14 3LD
Castle Hill, Thurnham, Maidstone, ME14 3LE
Thurnham Lane, Thurnham, Maidstone, ME14 3LG
Aldington Lane, Thurnham, Maidstone, ME14 3LL
Pilgrims Way, Thurnham, Maidstone, ME14 3LN

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 Aldington Lane, Thurnham, Maidstone, ME14 3LJ 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 6 property sales in Aldington Lane 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 Aldington Lane, Thurnham, Maidstone 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 109
Semi-Detached 43
Terraced 26
Flat (Purpose-Built) 3
Flat (Converted) 4
Residence in Commercial Building 1
Caravan/Park/Temporary 7
Total 193
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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 79
Owned with Mortgage 61
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 1
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 1
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 24
Rented: Other 3
Rent Free 3
Total 172

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 37
Two People 66
Three People 22
Four People 34
Five People 9
Six People 4
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 172

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 48
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 40
C2 - Skilled manual workers 20
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 14
Total 122

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 Faversham and Mid Kent constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 47% male.

Gender
Male 237
Female 269
Total 506

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 9
5-7 13
8-9 16
10-14 36
15 7
16-17 13
18-19 11
20-24 24
25-29 14
30-44 82
45-59 113
60-64 31
65-74 50
75-84 46
85-89 16
90+ 25
Total 506

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode ME14 3LJ 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 94
Married 223
Divorced 43
Separated 6
Widowed 59
Same Sex 0
Total 425

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 255
Good 144
Fair 46
Bad 50
Very Bad 11
Total 506

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) 144
Apprenticeship 17
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 47
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 57
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 42
No GCSEs or Equivalent 93
Other 25
Total 425

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Aldington Lane, Thurnham, Maidstone) 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 97% 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 492
Mixed Ethnicity 3
Pakistani 9
Chinese 2
Total 506

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 462
Wales 0
Scotland 6
Northern Ireland 4
Republic of Ireland 5
European Union 6
Other 23
Total 506

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 ME14 3LJ

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 427
Republic of Ireland 9
Europe (including European Union) 6
African Countries 0
Middle East or Asia 1
North America or Caribbean 4
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 62

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 366
No Religion 112
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 9
Sikh 0
Other Religion 1
Not Stated 18
Total 506

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Detling and Thurnham 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 137
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 40
Self Employed 57
Unemployed 10
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 22
Retired 59
Looking After Home or Family 6
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1
Other 6
Total 338

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 2
Manufacturing 10
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 7
Construction 26
RetailInc. Wholesale 38
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 6
Accommodation and Food 18
Information and Communication 5
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 16
Real Estate 14
Professional, Scientific and Technical 17
Administration 10
Public Administration and Defence 17
Education 24
HealthInc. Social Work 15
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 18
Total 243

Aldington Lane, Thurnham, Maidstone, ME14 3LJ is within the Maidstone - Detling and Thurnham policing neighbourhood, under the Kent Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In December 2019, 1 crime was reported within half a mile of ME14 3LJ.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 1 crime committed near Aldington Lane
Neighbourhood Team Address Maidstone - Detling and Thurnham
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 Thurnham. 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 3LJ.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Aldington Lane, Thurnham, Maidstone, ME14 3LJ. The nearest railway station is Bearsted, approximately 1.1 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Bearsted 1.1 miles
Hollingbourne 2.4 miles
Maidstone East 3 miles
Maidstone Barracks 3.4 miles
Maidstone West 3.4 miles
Harrietsham 4.8 miles
Barming 4.8 miles
East Farleigh 5.1 miles
Aylesford 5.4 miles
Rainham (Kent) 5.4 miles
Newington 5.6 miles
New Hythe 6 miles
Lenham 6.4 miles
East Malling 6.5 miles
Snodland 6.7 miles
Gillingham (Kent) 6.9 miles
Chatham 6.9 miles
Sittingbourne 7.3 miles
West Malling 7.4 miles
Rochester 7.5 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Aldington Lane, Thurnham, Maidstone, ME14 3LJ. The nearest is Thurnham Church of England Infant School, approximately 1.5 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Thurnham Church of England Infant School 1.5 miles
    
Roseacre Junior School 1.5 miles
    
Maidstone, St John's Church of England Primary School 1.9 miles
    
Madginford Primary School 2.1 miles
    
Sandling Primary School 2.5 miles
    
Valley Invicta Primary School At East Borough 2.6 miles
    
Hollingbourne Primary School 2.7 miles
    
St Paul's Infant School 2.8 miles
    
North Borough Junior School 2.8 miles
    
Greenfields Community Primary School 2.8 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Aldington Lane, Thurnham, Maidstone, ME14 3LJ. The nearest is Valley Park School, approximately 2.4 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Valley Park School 2.4 miles
    
Invicta Grammar School 2.5 miles
    
Maidstone Grammar School 3 miles
    
Maidstone Grammar School for Girls 3.4 miles
    
The Maplesden Noakes School 3.5 miles
    
New Line Learning Academy 3.7 miles
    
St Augustine Academy 4.1 miles
    
Oakwood Park Grammar School 4.2 miles
    
St Simon Stock Catholic School 4.2 miles
    
Greenacre Academy 5 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Aldington Lane, Thurnham, Maidstone, ME14 3LJ. The nearest is Bearsted Medical Practice, approximately 1.7 miles 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 Aldington Lane, Thurnham, Maidstone, ME14 3LJ. The nearest is Total Orthodontics, Maidstone, approximately 1.6 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 Aldington Lane, Thurnham, Maidstone, ME14 3LJ. The nearest is KIMS Hospital, approximately 1.4 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Aldington Lane, Thurnham, Maidstone, ME14 3LJ. The nearest is Boots-Maidstone - King St, approximately 2.9 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.