Located in Inner London, Hackney is a borough of London. It is located on Mare Street, which is approximately five miles from Charing Cross (8 km). Hackney is the borough’s principal district. The borough has been regarded as being primarily east London since it encompasses the south and east of the borough and north and northwest London. Its population is 281,120.
Some Statics about the borough:
With a quarter of its population under 20, Hackney is a relatively young borough. In the last ten years, the proportion of residents between 20 and 29 years old has increased.
The percentage of people aged 55 and older is only 18%.
Hackney is a multicultural area, with significant communities of ‘Other Whites,’ Blacks and Turks.