Margate, a seaside town has a total population of 49,709. Some of the major areas were the people were employed comprises of retail, health & social work, manufacturing, construction, real estate, education, transport & communications, public administration, hotels & restaurants, finance, agriculture and other community, social or personal services.
Some of the major attractions of the area include Margate Clock Tower, The Scenic Railway, Cliftonville, Tudor House, the Theatre Royal, Tom Thumb Theatre, Margate Museum, the Margate Caves, and the Shell Grotto.
The place has schools for Junior and infant, Secondary modern, Special as well as Grammar schools.
With an oceanic climate, the place is apt for relaxing and taking in the oceanic views. And with well connected train lines and roads, travelling to this place is not a hassle at all. The perfect mix of culture with modernism has given this place a vibrant hue as a result of which it is a major tourist attraction.
Some of the popular newspapers of the area include the Isle of Thanet Gazette and Thanet Times. Local radio stations are KMFM Thanet, community radio station Academy FM (Thanet); along with Heart Kent, Gold and BBC Radio Kent.