Information about Dartford

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Dartford Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Dartford is 116,754 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Dartford is 59,599, and the female population is 57,154. In England, the male population is 28,833,712 and the female population is 27,656,336, according to the 2021 census.

Ethnicity & Religion

According to the latest 2021 census, The main ethnicity of the people in the immediate area is White: English, with a total of 78,557, followed by African, with a total of 9,812. As compared to the population in England, the main ethnicities were White: English(41,540,791) followed by Asian: Indian(1,843,248) and Asian: Pakistani(1,570,285). In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (56,172), followed by No religion (42,581), whereas, in England, the main religion was Christian(26,167,899), Muslim(3,801,186), and Hindu(1,020,533). While 20,715,664 mentioned 'No Religion' and 3,400,548 did not answer


As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (23,846), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (14,682). While in England, 11,349,743 households are not deprived in any dimension, and 7,842,690 households are deprived in one dimension.

Economic Status

Most people in the Dartford area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (37,296), while 15,469 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 29,362 adults have Level 3 education, while 13,850 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Dartford area are

  • Professional occupations (12101)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (7748), and
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (7555)


The average age of people living in Dartford is 38 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (24582), Between 35 to 44 (18372), and Between 25 to 34 (17783). The median age in England and Wales was 40 years as per the 2021 census.


The NS-SEC defines and measures social class and is considered a reliable indicator of a person's class status. As per the 2021 census, most of the population in Dartford has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (19,637) followed by Intermediate occupations (12,493), and Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (12,291). In England, Most of the population(9,172,372) have Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations, followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations(6,092,791)

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Postcodes in Dartford

The postcode district DA are associated with the Dartford, and there are total 10 postcode areas (listed below). The Dartford has a total of 2602 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Dartford

Bean & Village Park






Greenhithe & Knockhall


Joyden's Wood

Longfield, New Barn & Southfleet

Maypole & Leyton Cross



Stone Castle

Stone House


Temple Hill


West Hill

Wilmington, Sutton-at-Hone & Hawley

RegionSouth East