4,982TOTAL POPULATION
1,920HOUSEHOLDS
8.4%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£34,840AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
RM20 POSTCODE REGION

Romford (RM20)

The RM20 postcode area is located in the Romford postcode town region, within the county of Essex, and contains a total of 232 individual postcodes.

There are 8 electoral wards in the RM20 postcode area, including Dagenham, Grays, Hornchurch, Purfleet, Rainham, Romford, South Ockendon, Tilbury, Upminster, which come under the local authority of the Thurrock Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 12% of people in RM20 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 RM20 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 86%WORKING
  • 14%UNEMPLOYED

14% of people in RM20 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 12%AB
  • 56%C2/C2
  • 31%DE

According to census records, 12% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 64%WHITE
  • 36%NON-WHITE

64% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

RM20Essex

Essex

The county of Essex

RM20 is located in the county of Essex, in England.

Essex has a total population of 1,802,200, making it the 7th largest county in the UK.

Essex has a total area of 1417 square miles, and a population density of 491 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

RM20 Electoral Wards

The postal region of RM20, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Dagenham
Grays
Hornchurch
Purfleet
Rainham
Romford
South Ockendon
Tilbury
Upminster
Essex Postal Town Map
Outward CodeRM20
Postal TownRomford
MSOA NameThurrock 015
LSOA NameThurrock 015C
CountyEssex
RegionEssex
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityThurrock
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation
Browse Postcodes in RM20

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Click on an outward postal code below for more information about the area. Each 'outward' postcode give you a comprehensive list of all postcodes within the outward code area (RM) and estimated address.

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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