Useful Area information for AUSTIN CLOSE, CHATHAM, ME5 7JG

Austin close is in Medway in the county of Kent which resides in the South East region of England. The postcode is within the Watling ward, which is in the constituency of Gillingham and Rainham. This page is a collection of useful information for Austin close, Medway, and the neighbourhood in which it resides.

We found 4 house sales in ME5 7JG. The most recent was sold for £240,000 on 14 Sep 2018. The most expensive house purchase so far has been sold for £240,000 on 14 Sep 2018 and the lowest has been sold for £139,000 on 01 Apr 2009. 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 7JG has a score of 25459 out of 32844.

Most recent sale

£240,000 on 14 Sep 2018

Most expensive sale

£240,000 on 14 Sep 2018

Least expensive sale

£139,000 on 01 Apr 2009

House prices

Leasehold, Terraced house Sold for £240,000 on 14 Sep 2018
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £139,000 on 01 Apr 2009
Leasehold, Terraced house Sold for £180,000 on 07 Dec 2007
Leasehold, Terraced house Sold for £145,000 on 18 Mar 2005

Social grade

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

40 - AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions
50 - C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions
34 - C2 - Skilled manual workers
26 - 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: 70
Mortgage: 92
Shared Ownership: 1
Council: 4
Social other: 9
Private rented: 18
Private employer: 1
Private relative: 1
Private other: 0
Rent free: 0

The most common ethnicity is White. Residents have the following ethnicities: 466 White, 0 Gypsy, 19 Indian, 0 Bangladeshi, 12 Other asian, 9 Black, 7 Mixed.

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

No passport: 50
UK: 455
Ireland: 4
Other EU: 12
Other Non EU: 0
Africa: 0
Middle East & Asia: 9
North America & Caribbean: 1
Central America: 0
South America: 0
Antarctica & Oceania: 1
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: 466
Gypsy: 0
Indian: 19
Pakistani: 11
Bangladeshi: 0
Chinese: 1
Other Asian: 12
Black: 9
Mixed: 7
Other: 1

The most common ethnicity is White. Residents have the following ethnicities: 466 White, 0 Gypsy, 19 Indian, 0 Bangladeshi, 12 Other asian, 9 Black, 7 Mixed.

Accommodation type

Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets

Detached: 45
Semi-detached : 91
Terraced: 48
Flat: 12
Converted house share: 0
Flat in commercial: 1
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: 304
Buddhist: 0
Hindu: 4
Jewish: 0
Muslim: 15
Sikh: 20
Other: 1
No religion: 136
Not stated: 46

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: 81
GCSES 1 to 4 any grades: 183
NVQ Level 1: 36
One A level: 158
NVQ Level 2: 72
Apprenticeship: 33
Two plus A level: 70
NVQ Level 3: 51
Degree: 52
NVQ Level 4-5: 19
Professional qualification: 63
Other vocational qualification: 96

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Household size

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

One: 41
Two: 64
Three: 39
Four: 36
Five: 13
Six: 3
Eight: 0

The median age of this location's residents is 42.0 while the mean age is 40.06084. The most frequent age group is Fourty-five to fifty-nine. These conclusions are made from the following data: 0-4 years: 26, 5-7 years: 16, 8-9 years: 7, 10-14 years: 37, 16-17 years: 17, 18-19 years: 12, 20-24 years: 43, 25-29 years: 22, 25-29 years: 22, 30-44 years: 98, 45-59 years: 121, 60-64 years: 33, 65-74 years: 44, 75-84 years: 33, 85-89 years: 6.

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 87 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.

256 had very good health and 3 had very bad in this area.

Room number

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

One: 0
Two: 0
Three: 0
Four: 15
Five: 47
Six: 56
Seven: 44
Eight: 29
Nine: 5

According to the latest census which took place in 2011, this postcode had a population of 23 people that includes overnight visitors as well as permanent residents. Furthermore, there were 13 households.


Across the UK, the gender split is equal.

Total: 526
Males: 269
Females: 257


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

Total: 526
Very good: 256
Good: 186
Fair: 68
Bad: 13
Very bad: 3

Many postcodes have been retired over the years but ME5 7JG is not one of them and it was first introduced on 01 Jan 1980.

Geographically this area resides in 0.558907 longitude and 51.371131 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 578210 eastings and 166671 northings.

Some might find it useful that this area's grid reference number is TQ782666. The grid reference number uses cartesian coordinates.

The district code of ME5 7JG is E06000035 and its county code is E10000016.

Its MSOA code is E02003332, its LSOA code is E01016175, its parish code is E43000030 and its constituency code is E14000711. 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 0.558907
Latitude 51.371131
Easting 578210
Northing 166671
Altitude 87

The geographic X and Y coordinates are the approximate centre of the location covered by ME5 7JG postal code.


Locality CHATHAM
District MEDWAY
County Kent
District Medway
Ward Watling
Country England
Constituency Gillingham and Rainham
Region South East
Parish "Medway, unparished area"


Active true
Terminated Postcode
County Code E10000016
National Park
Built Up Area Medway Towns
Built Up Subdivision Gillingham
Lower Layer Super Output Area Medway 019C
Grid Ref TQ782666
District Code E06000035
London Zone
LSOA Code E01016175
MSOA Code E02003332
Middle Layer Super Output Area Medway 019
Parish Code E43000030
Census Output Area E00081764
Constituency Code E14000711