Houghton Hall Demographics (Central Bedfordshire, England)

Houghton Hall is a ward in Central Bedfordshire of East of England, England and includes areas of Houghton Regis, Parkside, Hitchin Estate, Puddlehill, Tithe Farm, Townsend Industrial Estate and Chalk Hill.

In the 2011 census the population of Houghton Hall was 7,859 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Houghton Hall is 37, while the median age is lower at 36.

87.1% of people living in Houghton Hall were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Ireland, 1.4% Scotland, 0.9% Zimbabwe, 0.9% Wales, 0.7% India, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Kenya, 0.3% Jamaica.

95.8% of people living in Houghton Hall speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.3% Polish, 0.5% Gujarati, 0.3% Shona, 0.3% Romanian, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Mandarin Chinese, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Urdu.

The religious make up of Houghton Hall is 59.2% Christian, 29.6% No religion, 1.2% Muslim, 1.1% Hindu, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.3% Jewish, 0.2% Sikh. 560 people did not state a religion. 23 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

43.0% of people are married, 14.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.9% are separated or divorced. There are 444 widowed people living in Houghton Hall.

The top occupations listed by people in Houghton Hall are Administrative and secretarial 13.3%, Skilled trades 13.2%, Elementary 12.8%, Associate professional and technical 11.9%, Elementary administration and service 11.4%, Professional 10.6%, Administrative 10.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.2%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.9%.

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