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IntroductionME1 2XR

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the ME1 2XR postcode area in Medway.

We've got loads of statistics for ME1 2XR, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsME1 2XR

What social class do the population of ME1 2XR belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is ME1 2XR in Medway, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about ME1 2XR from the Census 2011.


  • 21%Children
  • 80%Adults

21% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 10% are aged 76 or more.


  • 61.1%Male
  • 38.9%Female

From the last census, 61.1% of people in ME12XR male, and 38.9% female. Men outnumber women in Rochester South and Horsted.


  • 13%AB
  • 54%C2/C2
  • 33%DE

According to census records, 13% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 33%SINGLE
  • 41%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in ME1 2XR is 33%. Single and 'other' people is 67%.


  • 92%WHITE

92% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 88.2%WORKING

6.9% are either unemployed or students in this area. The UK unemployment rate is 4%.

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Discover ME1 2XR

People and Demographics

People and Demographics


An in-depth look at the demographic data of the people who live in ME1 2XR, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

ME1 2XR Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around ME1 2XR, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in ME1 2XR

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

ME1 2XR Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around ME1 2XR reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

ME1 2XR Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area ME12XR. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in ME1 2XR

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the ME1 2XR area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near ME1 2XR

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to ME1 2XR.

Travel around ME1 2XR

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 ME1 2XR

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 ME1 2XR area.

Taxis near ME1 2XR

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near ME1 2XR, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near ME1 2XR

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near ME1 2XR


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around ME1 2XR.

What's on near ME1 2XR

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near ME1 2XR, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near ME1 2XR

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area ME1 2XR.

Hotels near ME1 2XR

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near ME1 2XR, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information ME1 2XR

Local Amenities

Banks near ME1 2XR


Find the nearest bank or building society in ME1 2XR. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near ME1 2XR

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the ME1 2XR postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near ME1 2XR



The nearest schools in the ME1 2XR area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near ME1 2XR

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 ME1 2XR

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 ME1 2XR


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near ME1 2XR.

Emergencies in ME1 2XR

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 ME1 2XR



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around ME1 2XR. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Post Offices in ME1 2XR

Essential InformationME1 2XR

ME12XR Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeME1 2XR
Postal TownMedway
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town

ME12XR Postal District

Compass Postal District

ME1 2XR postcode is located in the postal town of Medway. Medway 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 ME1 2XR.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Strood1.3 miles N
Rochester1.5 miles NE
Chatham1.5 miles NE
Brompton2.8 miles NE
Holborough3.1 miles SW
Burham3.4 miles S
Halling3.6 miles SW
Gillingham3.8 miles NE
Shorne3.8 miles NW
Luddesdown4.4 miles W
Snodland4.4 miles SW
Rainham4.4 miles E
Cobham4.5 miles W
Bredhurst4.8 miles SE
Higham5 miles N
London28 miles W
Glasgow360 miles NW
Edinburgh348 miles NW
Cardiff159 miles W
Liverpool202 miles NW
Southampton89 miles W
Saint Ives108 miles W

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