Useful Area information for DOWNSVIEW, CHATHAM, ME5 0AJ

Downsview is in Medway in the county of Kent which resides in the South East region of England. The postcode is within the Luton and Wayfield ward, which is in the constituency of Chatham and Aylesford. This page is a collection of useful information for Downsview, Medway, and the neighbourhood in which it resides.

We found 10 house sales in ME5 0AJ. The most recent was sold for £280,000 on 28 Nov 2017. The most expensive house purchase so far has been sold for £280,000 on 28 Nov 2017 and the lowest has been sold for £54,000 on 11 Aug 1995. If you are interested in more detailed information then keep reading as we give insights about all of them in this page later on.

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Multiple Deprivation Index


Regarding the Index of Multiple Deprivation, ME5 0AJ has a score of 16341 out of 32844.

Most recent sale

£280,000 on 28 Nov 2017

Most expensive sale

£280,000 on 28 Nov 2017

Least expensive sale

£54,000 on 11 Aug 1995

House prices

Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £280,000 on 28 Nov 2017
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £200,000 on 02 Mar 2017
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £267,000 on 03 Nov 2016
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £177,500 on 28 Feb 2014
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £185,000 on 13 Nov 2012
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £159,500 on 25 Oct 2007
Freehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £105,000 on 17 May 2002
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £149,995 on 25 Jan 2002
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £65,000 on 12 Feb 1998
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £54,000 on 11 Aug 1995

Social grade

The figures shown are per-household between the ages of 16-64.

18 - AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions
26 - C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions
34 - C2 - Skilled manual workers
23 - DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers

Housing tenure

The national average of social housing is over 18%.

Owned outright: 65
Mortgage: 65
Shared Ownership: 0
Council: 0
Social other: 0
Private rented: 6
Private employer: 0
Private relative: 1
Private other: 0
Rent free: 2

The most common ethnicity is White. Residents have the following ethnicities: 355 White, 0 Gypsy, 0 Indian, 0 Bangladeshi, 1 Other asian, 0 Black, 2 Mixed.

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Please bear in mind that an individual may hold one or more passports.

No passport: 43
UK: 314
Ireland: 1
Other EU: 0
Other Non EU: 0
Africa: 0
Middle East & Asia: 1
North America & Caribbean: 0
Central America: 0
South America: 0
Antarctica & Oceania: 0
British Overseas: 0


According to the 2011 Census, the UK population claims itself as 87% white. The second largest group are asian 6% and black 3%.

White: 355
Gypsy: 0
Indian: 0
Pakistani: 1
Bangladeshi: 0
Chinese: 0
Other Asian: 1
Black: 0
Mixed: 2
Other: 0

The most common ethnicity is White. Residents have the following ethnicities: 355 White, 0 Gypsy, 0 Indian, 0 Bangladeshi, 1 Other asian, 0 Black, 2 Mixed.

Accommodation type

Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets

Detached: 2
Semi-detached : 137
Terraced: 2
Flat: 0
Converted house share: 0
Flat in commercial: 0
Caravan: 0


The UK is mainly a Christian country, with 59% of residents. 25% of the population claim to have no religion. 4% of the population identify themselves as Muslim, 1.3% Hindu, 0.7% Sikh, 0.5% Jewish, 0.4% Buddhist, and 0.4% as other religions, while the remaining 7.2% did not state their religious views.

Christian: 235
Buddhist: 1
Hindu: 0
Jewish: 0
Muslim: 0
Sikh: 0
Other: 0
No religion: 103
Not stated: 20

Income rank

Proportion of the population experiencing deprivation relating to low income


Employment rank

Proportion of the working-age population in an area involuntarily excluded from the labour market


Education skills rank

Lack of attainment skills in local population


Health rank

Risk of premature death and the impairment of quality of life


Living environment rank

Measures the quality of the local environment


Income affecting children rank

Proportion of all children aged 0 to 15 living in income deprived families


Income affecting older rank

Proportion of all those aged 60 or over who experience income deprivation.


Children rank

Attainment of qualifications among children


Adult skill rank

Lack of qualifications in the resident working-age adult population


Geographical barrier rank

Physical proximity of local services


Wider barrier rank

Accessability of housing due to affordability


Indoor rank

Quality of housing


Outdoor rank

E.g. Air quality, road accidents


Crime rank

Risk of personal victimisation



No qualification: 59
GCSES 1 to 4 any grades: 132
NVQ Level 1: 21
One A level: 71
NVQ Level 2: 81
Apprenticeship: 50
Two plus A level: 18
NVQ Level 3: 42
Degree: 11
NVQ Level 4-5: 15
Professional qualification: 22
Other vocational qualification: 70

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Household size

This data lists the total number of people normally resident within each household.

One: 29
Two: 53
Three: 19
Four: 28
Five: 5
Six: 5
Eight: 0

The median age of this location's residents is 44.0 while the mean age is 41.45683. The most frequent age group is Fourty-five to fifty-nine. These conclusions are made from the following data: 0-4 years: 10, 5-7 years: 12, 8-9 years: 9, 10-14 years: 22, 16-17 years: 17, 18-19 years: 11, 20-24 years: 21, 25-29 years: 10, 25-29 years: 10, 30-44 years: 66, 45-59 years: 86, 60-64 years: 25, 65-74 years: 39, 75-84 years: 22, 85-89 years: 2.

This location in Chatham is categorised as Urban city and town.

Some people have different preferences regarding the altitude of areas, this postcode's altitude is 68 metres above sea level. Areas at higher altitudes could be more favourable due to the expected rise of sea levels in the not so distant future.

174 had very good health and 6 had very bad in this area.

Room number

This data lists the total number of room each house have.

One: 0
Two: 0
Three: 1
Four: 15
Five: 65
Six: 41
Seven: 13
Eight: 3
Nine: 1

According to the latest census which took place in 2011, this postcode had a population of 28 people that includes overnight visitors as well as permanent residents. Furthermore, there were 12 households.


Across the UK, the gender split is equal.

Total: 359
Males: 183
Females: 176


Health is usually influenced by age and the affluence of a neighbourhood, since deprived areas often showing poorer standards of health.

Total: 359
Very good: 174
Good: 125
Fair: 46
Bad: 8
Very bad: 6

Many postcodes have been retired over the years but ME5 0AJ is not one of them and it was first introduced on 01 Jan 1980.

Geographically this area resides in 0.5399 longitude and 51.363918 latitude.

If you are interested in getting to know more about the location codes of this area then it might also be valuable that it resides 576915 eastings and 165823 northings.

Some might find it useful that this area's grid reference number is TQ769658. The grid reference number uses cartesian coordinates.

The district code of ME5 0AJ is E06000035 and its county code is E10000016.

Its MSOA code is E02003340, its LSOA code is E01016065, its parish code is E43000030 and its constituency code is E14000626. These codes can come handy when you want to find out more about this location as not all services work with postcode.

Furthermore this area is in a national park.

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Longitude 0.5399
Latitude 51.363918
Easting 576915
Northing 165823
Altitude 68

The geographic X and Y coordinates are the approximate centre of the location covered by ME5 0AJ postal code.


Locality CHATHAM
County Kent
District Medway
Ward Luton and Wayfield
Country England
Constituency Chatham and Aylesford
Region South East
Parish "Medway, unparished area"


Active true
Terminated Postcode
County Code E10000016
National Park
Built Up Area Medway Towns
Built Up Subdivision Chatham
Lower Layer Super Output Area Medway 027B
Grid Ref TQ769658
District Code E06000035
London Zone
LSOA Code E01016065
MSOA Code E02003340
Middle Layer Super Output Area Medway 027
Parish Code E43000030
Census Output Area E00081191
Constituency Code E14000626