16,595TOTAL POPULATION
6,775HOUSEHOLDS
3.8%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£48,880AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME

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CT4 POSTCODE REGION

Canterbury (CT4)

The CT4 postcode area is located in the Canterbury postcode town region, within the county of Kent, and contains a total of 948 individual postcodes.

There are 125 electoral wards in the CT4 postcode area, including Birchington, Broadstairs, Canterbury, Deal, Dover, Folkestone, Herne Bay, Hythe, Margate, Ramsgate, Sandwich, Westgate-On-Sea, Whitstable which come under the local authority of the Canterbury Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 34% of people in CT4 are classed as having an AB social grade, (i.e. 'white-collar' middle-upper class), compared to 27% across the UK.

This does not mean that the people of CT4 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.


CT4 is a postcode district for much of the Kent town of Canterbury, in the United Kingdom. Bordered by CT3, CT2, CT1 and CT5, it covers an area of 4.99 sq mi and has an estimated population of 17,437. It is bordered by the districts of Thanet and Shepway, as well as Swale and Ashford.

Canterbury CT4 is home to a range of notable places and activities. The city centre is focused around the heritage and religion, with the iconic Canterbury Cathedral a major tourist attraction. A street full of independent retailers are near by, including Whitefriars Shopping Centre. The city's main cultural attraction is the Marlowe Theatre, a venue that stages drama, music and comedy. The area to the west is home to the University of Kent, a research university ranked in the top 20 universities in the UK.

CT4 has a number of parks and green spaces, such as Dane John Gardens, Lady Wootton's Green and St Augustine's. A number of National Trust properties are close by, including Littlebourne and Elham, Cockering Farm, Sissinghurst Castle and Gardens, and Chartwell House. Canterbury Racecourse and Oaks Golf Club are located to the north of the postcode district, and the North Downs Way runs through the district.

CT4 caters to shoppers with a range of boutiques and independent stores. The Kings Mile is an historic street full of antique and craft shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants. The Whitefriars Shopping Centre also has many range high street stores and restaurants.

Residents of the area enjoy an array of leisure activities such as the city's festivals and events throughout the year, and there are plenty of outdoor activities available close by. These range from walking and cycling routes, to nearby beaches and beauty spots.

TheCT4 postcode district boasts a wide range of attractions and activities, from religion to leisure, accommodation to retail. It is a great base for tourists and locals alike to enjoy the city of Canterbury and its surrounding area.


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Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 87%WORKING
  • 13%UNEMPLOYED

13% of people in CT4 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 34%AB
  • 51%C2/C2
  • 15%DE

According to census records, 34% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 90%WHITE
  • 10%NON-WHITE

90% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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CT4Kent

Kent

The county of Kent

CT4 is located in the county of Kent, in England.

Kent has a total population of 1,820,400, making it the 6th largest county in the UK.

Kent has a total area of 1443 square miles, and a population density of 486 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Kent Postal Town Map
Outward CodeCT4
Postal TownCanterbury
MSOA NameCanterbury 016
LSOA NameCanterbury 016B
CountyKent
RegionKent
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityCanterbury
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town

CT4 Electoral Wards

The postal region of CT4, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Adisham
Anvil Green
Aylesham
Bagham
Barham
Bekesbourne
Bekesbourne Hill
Bilting
Bishopsbourne
Bladbean
Bodsham
Bossingham
Bossington
Boughton Aluph
Boughton Corner
Bramling
Bridge
Brook
Broomhill
Canterbury
Chalksole
Chartham
Chartham Hatch
Chilham
Claypits
Crouch
Swale
Crundale
Dane Street
Denton
Derringstone
Elham
Elmsted
Evington
Ewell Minnis
Exted
Fordwich
Frogham
Garlinge Green
Godmersham
Goodnestone
Gosmere
Gravel Castle
Great Bower
Gushmere
Halfway Street
Harbledown
Hassell Street
Hastingleigh
Hickmans Green
Hill Street
Hinxhill
Hogben's Hill
Horton
Ickham
Ileden
Kempe's Corner
Kingston
Littlebourne
Lodge Lees
Lower Hardres
Lower Heppington
Lymbridge Green
Lynsore Bottom
Marley
Maxted Street
Mockbeggar
Molash
Mountain Street
Naccolt
Nackington
Neames Forstal
Nonington
North Elham
North Leigh
Old Wives Lees
Out Elmstead
Oversland
Palmstead
Park Gate
Patrixbourne
Perry
Perrywood
Petham
Pett Bottom
Pett Bottom
Ratling
Rhode Common
Rhodes Minnis
Seaton
Selling
Selsted
Shalmsford Street
Shepherdswell (Sibertswold)
Shottenden
Sibertswold (Shepherdswell)
Sixmile
Snowdown
Sole Street
South Street
Stelling Minnis
Stowting Common
Street End
Swingfield Street
Thanington
Troy Town
Upper Harbledown
Upper Hardres Court
Waltham
Westwood
Whatsole Street
Wheelbarrow Town
Whiteacre
Wickhambreaux
Willesborough Lees
Wingham
Wingham Green
Wingham Well
Wingmore
Winterbourne
Withersdane
Womenswold
Woolage Green
Woolage Village
Wootton
Wye
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Click on an 'outward' code for more information. For example, the outward postcode page 'EC2M' will give you an alphabetical list covering all postcodes located in the region, from 'EC2M 1BB' through to 'EC2M 7YA'.

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