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IntroductionDG8 6JW

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the DG8 6JW postcode area in Dumfries.

We've got loads of statistics for DG8 6JW, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsDG8 6JW

What social class do the population of DG8 6JW belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is DG8 6JW in Dumfries, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about DG8 6JW from the Census 2011.


  • 0%Children
  • 0%Adults

0% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 0% are aged 76 or more.


  • 50%Male
  • 50%Female

From the last census, 50% of people in DG86JW male, and 50% female. Women outnumber men in Mid Galloway .


  • 0%AB
  • 0%C2/C2
  • 0%DE

According to census records, 0% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 0%SINGLE

The percentage of people who are married in DG8 6JW is 0%. Single and 'other' people is 0%.


  • 0%WHITE

0% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 100%WORKING

0% are either unemployed or students in this area. The UK unemployment rate is 4%.

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People and Demographics

People and Demographics


An in-depth look at the demographic data of the people who live in DG8 6JW, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

DG8 6JW Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around DG8 6JW, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in DG8 6JW

Constituency & Democracy Information


Find out the voting intentions, poll results, your local MP, 2015 election results and voting turnout for your local constituency.

DG8 6JW Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around DG8 6JW reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

DG8 6JW Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area DG86JW. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in DG8 6JW

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the DG8 6JW area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near DG8 6JW

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to DG8 6JW.

Travel around DG8 6JW

Traffic and Travel Reports

Traffic Reports

Don't let traffic become a pain in the bumper. The latest road traffic incidents & traffic jams around this postcode.

Traffic near DG8 6JW

Taxis and Minicabs

Taxi Firms

Book a taxi and leave the car at home. Here's a list of taxi and mini cab companies operating in the DG8 6JW area.

Taxis near DG8 6JW

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near DG8 6JW, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near DG8 6JW

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near DG8 6JW


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around DG8 6JW.

What's on near DG8 6JW

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near DG8 6JW, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near DG8 6JW

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area DG8 6JW.

Hotels near DG8 6JW

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near DG8 6JW, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information DG8 6JW

Local Amenities

Banks near DG8 6JW


Find the nearest bank or building society in DG8 6JW. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near DG8 6JW

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the DG8 6JW postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near DG8 6JW



The nearest schools in the DG8 6JW area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near DG8 6JW

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

Shop until you drop at a retail park or shopping centre near here. There's nothing quite like a bit of retail therapy.

Shopping Centres DG8 6JW

Police Stations

Police Stations

Report a crime or make an enquiry at your local police station or constabulary in your area. Phone 101 in a non-emergency.

Police Stations in DG8 6JW


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near DG8 6JW.

Emergencies in DG8 6JW

Post Offices

Post Offices

Whether you want to send a letter, make a Post Office transaction or pop a letter in the local postbox, we've got you covered.

Post Offices in DG8 6JW



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around DG8 6JW. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Post Offices in DG8 6JW

Essential InformationDG8 6JW

DG86JW Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeDG8 6JW
Postal TownDumfries
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DG86JW Postal District

Compass Postal District

DG8 6JW postcode is located in the postal town of Dumfries. Dumfries postal area may cover a large geographical region that may correspond to several postal districts, which may include many towns and/or villages. Use the map to determine the geographical location of the postcode DG8 6JW.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Newton Stewart0.9 miles N
Creetown5.4 miles E
Wigton6.1 miles S
Mark6.4 miles E
Gillespie13 miles SW
Port William14.8 miles SW
Glenluce15.2 miles W
Rowantree15.3 miles N
Galloway15.3 miles E
Borgue17.5 miles E
Carleton17.5 miles S
Kirkcudbright19.7 miles E
Crossmichael19.9 miles E
London304 miles SE
Glasgow61 miles N
Edinburgh85 miles NE
Cardiff245 miles S
Liverpool122 miles SE
Southampton311 miles SE
Saint Ives308 miles SE

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