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IntroductionDG8 9QR

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the DG8 9QR postcode area in Dumfries.

We've got loads of statistics for DG8 9QR, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsDG8 9QR

What social class do the population of DG8 9QR belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is DG8 9QR 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 9QR 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 DG89QR male, and 50% female. Women outnumber men in Wigtown West .


  • 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 9QR 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 9QR, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

DG8 9QR Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around DG8 9QR, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in DG8 9QR

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

DG8 9QR Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around DG8 9QR reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

DG8 9QR Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area DG89QR. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in DG8 9QR

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the DG8 9QR area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near DG8 9QR

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to DG8 9QR.

Travel around DG8 9QR

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 9QR

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 9QR area.

Taxis near DG8 9QR

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near DG8 9QR, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near DG8 9QR

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near DG8 9QR


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around DG8 9QR.

What's on near DG8 9QR

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near DG8 9QR, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near DG8 9QR

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area DG8 9QR.

Hotels near DG8 9QR

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near DG8 9QR, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information DG8 9QR

Local Amenities

Banks near DG8 9QR


Find the nearest bank or building society in DG8 9QR. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near DG8 9QR

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the DG8 9QR postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near DG8 9QR



The nearest schools in the DG8 9QR area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near DG8 9QR

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 9QR

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 9QR


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near DG8 9QR.

Emergencies in DG8 9QR

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 9QR



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around DG8 9QR. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Libraries in DG8 9QR

Essential InformationDG8 9QR

DG89QR Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeDG8 9QR
Postal TownDumfries
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DG89QR Postal District

Compass Postal District

DG8 9QR 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 9QR.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Port William2.2 miles S
Gillespie6.5 miles NW
Carleton6.8 miles SE
Wigton8.3 miles NE
Glenluce11.1 miles NW
Creetown11.8 miles NE
Newton Stewart13.6 miles NE
Mark14.1 miles NE
Sandhead14.1 miles W
Drummore14.4 miles SW
Borgue18.5 miles E
Stranraer19.2 miles W
London298 miles SE
Glasgow74 miles N
Edinburgh97 miles NE
Cardiff235 miles SE
Liverpool115 miles SE
Southampton302 miles SE
Saint Ives299 miles SE

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