19,022TOTAL POPULATION
7,564HOUSEHOLDS
6.1%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£42,120AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
RM5 POSTCODE REGION

Romford (RM5)

The RM5 postcode area is located in the Romford postcode town region, within the county of Greater London, and contains a total of 478 individual postcodes.

There are 8 electoral wards in the RM5 postcode area, including Dagenham, Grays, Hornchurch, Purfleet, Rainham, Romford, South Ockendon, Tilbury, Upminster, which come under the local authority of the Havering Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 14% of people in RM5 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 RM5 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 88%WORKING
  • 12%UNEMPLOYED

12% of people in RM5 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 14%AB
  • 60%C2/C2
  • 25%DE

According to census records, 14% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 81%WHITE
  • 19%NON-WHITE

81% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

RM5Greater London

Greater London

The county of Greater London

RM5 is located in the county of Greater London, in England.

Greater London has a total population of 8,778,500, making it the 1st largest county in the UK.

Greater London has a total area of 606 square miles, and a population density of 5594 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

RM5 Electoral Wards

The postal region of RM5, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Dagenham
Grays
Hornchurch
Purfleet
Rainham
Romford
South Ockendon
Tilbury
Upminster
Greater London Postal Town Map
Outward CodeRM5
Postal TownRomford
MSOA NameHavering 005
LSOA NameHavering 005D
CountyGreater London
RegionGreater London
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityHavering
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation
Browse Postcodes in RM5

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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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