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IntroductionRG5 4XB

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the RG5 4XB postcode area in Reading.

We've got loads of statistics for RG5 4XB, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsRG5 4XB

What social class do the population of RG5 4XB belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is RG5 4XB in Reading, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about RG5 4XB from the Census 2011.


  • 23%Children
  • 76%Adults

23% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 2% are aged 76 or more.


  • 60.9%Male
  • 39.1%Female

From the last census, 60.9% of people in RG54XB male, and 39.1% female. Men outnumber women in Loddon.


  • 41%AB
  • 50%C2/C2
  • 8%DE

According to census records, 41% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 31%SINGLE
  • 57%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in RG5 4XB is 31%. Single and 'other' people is 70%.


  • 90%WHITE

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


  • 89.6%WORKING

1.4% 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 RG5 4XB, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

RG5 4XB Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around RG5 4XB, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in RG5 4XB

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

RG5 4XB Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around RG5 4XB reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

RG5 4XB Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area RG54XB. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in RG5 4XB

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the RG5 4XB area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near RG5 4XB

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to RG5 4XB.

Travel around RG5 4XB

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 RG5 4XB

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 RG5 4XB area.

Taxis near RG5 4XB

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near RG5 4XB, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near RG5 4XB

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near RG5 4XB


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around RG5 4XB.

What's on near RG5 4XB

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near RG5 4XB, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near RG5 4XB

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area RG5 4XB.

Hotels near RG5 4XB

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near RG5 4XB, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information RG5 4XB

Local Amenities

Banks near RG5 4XB


Find the nearest bank or building society in RG5 4XB. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near RG5 4XB

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the RG5 4XB postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near RG5 4XB



The nearest schools in the RG5 4XB area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near RG5 4XB

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 RG5 4XB

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 RG5 4XB


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near RG5 4XB.

Emergencies in RG5 4XB

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 RG5 4XB



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around RG5 4XB. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Post Offices in RG5 4XB

Essential InformationRG5 4XB

RG54XB Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeRG5 4XB
Postal TownReading
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town

RG54XB Postal District

Compass Postal District

RG5 4XB postcode is located in the postal town of Reading. Reading 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 RG5 4XB.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Woodley0.7 miles S
Sonning0.9 miles NW
Twyford1.5 miles E
Wagrave1.8 miles NE
Wargrave1.8 miles NE
Shiplake1.8 miles NW
Hurst2.3 miles SE
Earley2.8 miles SW
Winnersh3.1 miles SE
Waltham Saint Lawrence3.6 miles E
Caversham3.6 miles W
Wokingham3.7 miles SE
Harpsden4 miles N
Aberfield4.4 miles S
Arborfield4.4 miles S
London33 miles E
Glasgow329 miles NW
Edinburgh323 miles N
Cardiff100 miles W
Liverpool161 miles NW
Southampton45 miles SW
Saint Ives59 miles SW

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