Area Information for Ropers Gate, Tunbridge Wells, TN4 8JE
For information about recent house sales in this postcode, please view our property sales page for TN4 8JE.
This postcode was terminated by the Royal Mail in September 2014. 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.
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 Ropers Gate, Tunbridge Wells, TN4 8JE:
|Crawford Close, Tunbridge Wells, TN4 8EU|
|Spring Walk, Tunbridge Wells, TN4 8EQ|
|Eridge Road, Tunbridge Wells, TN4 8HN|
|Spa Crescent, Tunbridge Wells, TN4 8EY|
|Crawford Close, Tunbridge Wells, TN4 8EW|
|Spa Crescent, Tunbridge Wells, TN4 8FB|
Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about TN4 as a whole.
About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Ropers Gate, Tunbridge Wells, TN4 8JE 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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We have found 17 property sales in Ropers Gate 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 Ropers Gate, Tunbridge Wells 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.
|Residence in Commercial Building||1|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Ropers Gate, Tunbridge Wells contains a higher than average level of social housing - 70% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||18|
|Rented: From Council||12|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||72|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||5|
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.
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.
|AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions||8|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||19|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||20|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||41|
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 Tunbridge Wells constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 50% male.
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.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
The postcode TN4 8JE 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.
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 Broadwater ward shows lower levels of residents that report their health as Good or Very Good (67%) than average, which is usually indicative of areas with older populations or areas of social deprivation.
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)||35|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||11|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||16|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||31|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||70|
Ethnic Group Embed This
As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 89% 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.
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|
|Republic of Ireland||1|
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 TN4 8JE
|Republic of Ireland||1|
|Europe (including European Union)||18|
|Middle East or Asia||10|
|North America or Caribbean||0|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||0|
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.
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.
|Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week)||25|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||13|
|Looking After Home or Family||11|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||16|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management||2|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||4|
|Accommodation and Food||9|
|Information and Communication||2|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||5|
|HealthInc. Social Work||20|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||3|
Ropers Gate, Tunbridge Wells, TN4 8JE is within the Tunbridge Wells - Broadwater policing neighbourhood, under the Kent Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.
|Crime:||Click here to view crimes committed near Ropers Gate|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Tunbridge Wells - Broadwater
Below are the details of the closest services to TN4 8JE. 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 TN4 8JE.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Ropers Gate, Tunbridge Wells, TN4 8JE. The nearest railway station is Tunbridge Wells, approximately 0.9 miles away.
|Tunbridge Wells||0.9 miles|
|High Brooms||2.3 miles|
|Ashurst (Kent)||4.1 miles|
|Leigh (Kent)||5.2 miles|
|Cowden (Kent)||6.4 miles|
|Paddock Wood||7.4 miles|
|Edenbridge Town||9.5 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Ropers Gate, Tunbridge Wells, TN4 8JE. The nearest is Broadwater Down Primary School, approximately 450 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Broadwater Down Primary School||450 yards||
|St Mark's Church of England Primary School||490 yards||
|Claremont Primary School||1.1 miles||
|The Wells Free School||1.1 miles||
|Bishops Down Primary School||1.2 miles||
|Rusthall St Paul's CofE VA Primary School||1.2 miles||
|St Peter's Church of England Primary School||1.3 miles||
|St James' Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School||1.5 miles||
|St Barnabas CofE VA Primary School||1.5 miles||
|Frant Church of England Primary School||1.9 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Ropers Gate, Tunbridge Wells, TN4 8JE. The nearest is Bennett Memorial Diocesan School, approximately 1.4 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Bennett Memorial Diocesan School||1.4 miles||
|The Skinners' School||1.5 miles||
|Tunbridge Wells Girls' Grammar School||1.6 miles||
|Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys||2 miles||
|St Gregory's Catholic School||2.1 miles||
|Skinners' Kent Academy||2.3 miles||
|Tonbridge Grammar School||4.4 miles||
|Weald of Kent Grammar School||4.5 miles||
|The Hayesbrook School||4.6 miles||
|The Judd School||4.6 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Ropers Gate, Tunbridge Wells, TN4 8JE. The nearest is Rowan Tree Surgery, approximately 150 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Rowan Tree Surgery||150 yards|
|The Lonsdale Medical Centre Partnership||0.9 miles|
|Abbey Court||1.2 miles|
|Clanricarde Medical Centre||1.2 miles|
|Grosvenor & St James Medical Practice||1.3 miles|
|Rusthall Medical Practice||1.3 miles|
|St James Medical Centre||1.4 miles|
|Kingswood Surgery||1.4 miles|
|Frant Surgery||2 miles|
|Speldhurst & Greggswood Medical Group||2.2 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Ropers Gate, Tunbridge Wells, TN4 8JE. The nearest is Mr D P Mcguckin, approximately 0.6 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Mr D P Mcguckin||0.6 miles|
|Taylor And Johnston||0.8 miles|
|Mr M R B Blake||0.8 miles|
|Hill House Dental Practice||0.9 miles|
|Total Orthodontics, Tunbridge Wells||0.9 miles|
|The Blockley Partnership||0.9 miles|
|Bower Dental Practice||1 mile|
|Calverley Dental Practice||1.1 miles|
|Aspen Dental Clinic||1.2 miles|
|Grosvenor House Orthodontic Practice (Tunbridge Wells)||1.2 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Ropers Gate, Tunbridge Wells, TN4 8JE. The nearest is Kent And Sussex Hospital, approximately 1 mile away.
|Kent And Sussex Hospital||1 mile|
|Nuffield Health, Tunbridge Wells Hospital||1.5 miles|
|Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital||2.7 miles|
|Pembury Hospital||3.2 miles|
|Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury||3.2 miles|
|Tunbridge Wells Hospital||3.2 miles|
|Burrswood Health and Wellbeing||3.3 miles|
|Tonbridge Cottage Hospital||4 miles|
|The Horder Centre||6.1 miles|
|Crowborough Hospital||6.3 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Ropers Gate, Tunbridge Wells, TN4 8JE. The nearest is Peepers, approximately 0.7 miles away.
|David Clulow||0.9 miles|
|Scrivens Opticians (Tunbridge Wells)||0.9 miles|
|Specsavers (Tunbridge Wells)||1.1 miles|
|Edney & Edney Ltd||1.1 miles|
|Edney & Edney||1.1 miles|
|Boots-Tunbridge Wells - Calverley Rd (in Boots UK)||1.1 miles|
|Leightons Opticians and Hearing Care||1.1 miles|
|Vision Express (Tunbridge Wells)||1.1 miles|
|Boots-Tunbridge Wells - Calverley Rd||1.1 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.