22,067TOTAL POPULATION
8,922HOUSEHOLDS
3.4%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£45,240AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
ME17 POSTCODE REGION

Medway (ME17)

The ME17 postcode area is located in the Medway postcode town region, within the county of Kent, and contains a total of 1107 individual postcodes.

There are 10 electoral wards in the ME17 postcode area, including Aylesford, Chatham, Faversham, Gillingham, Maidstone, Queenborough, Rochester, Sheerness, Sittingbourne, Snodland, West Malling, which come under the local authority of the Maidstone Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 29% of people in ME17 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 ME17 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 92%WORKING
  • 8%UNEMPLOYED

8% of people in ME17 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 29%AB
  • 55%C2/C2
  • 16%DE

According to census records, 29% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 92%WHITE
  • 8%NON-WHITE

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

ME17Kent

Kent

The county of Kent

ME17 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.

ME17 Electoral Wards

The postal region of ME17, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Aylesford
Chatham
Faversham
Gillingham
Maidstone
Queenborough
Rochester
Sheerness
Sittingbourne
Snodland
West Malling
Kent Postal Town Map
Outward CodeME17
Postal TownMedway
MSOA NameMaidstone 011
LSOA NameMaidstone 011C
CountyKent
RegionKent
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityMaidstone
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)
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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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