Northampton Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of Northampton was 212,069 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.
The average age of people in Northampton is 37, while the median age is lower at 36.
80.9% of people living in Northampton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 1.2% India, 1.1% Ireland, 0.8% Wales, 0.7% Bangladesh, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Nigeria, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.5% Somalia.
89.9% of people living in Northampton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Polish, 0.8% Bengali, 0.5% Romanian, 0.5% Lithuanian, 0.4% Gujarati, 0.4% All other Chinese, 0.4% Russian, 0.3% Latvian, 0.3% Somali.
The religious make up of Northampton is 56.6% Christian, 28.9% No religion, 4.2% Muslim, 1.6% Hindu, 0.5% Sikh, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic.
14,232 people did not state a religion. 737 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 15 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
42.7% of people are married, 13.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.7% are separated or divorced. There are 11,448 widowed people living in Northampton.
The top occupations listed by people in Northampton are Elementary 14.9%, Professional 14.7%, Elementary administration and service 13.2%, Administrative and secretarial 12.5%, Associate professional and technical 11.7%, Skilled trades 10.3%, Administrative 9.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.6%, Sales and customer service 8.7%.
Browse for Northampton Demographics by ward/suburb
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- Northampton Areas
- Abington, Billing, Boothville, Brookside, Castle, Delapre and Briar Hill, East Hunsbury, Eastfield, Headlands, Kings Heath, Kingsley, Kingsthorpe, Nene Valley, New Duston, Obelisk, Old Duston, Park, Parklands, Phippsville, Rectory Farm, Riverside, Rushmills, Semilong, Spencer, Spring Park, St David's, St James, Sunnyside, Talavera, Trinity, Upton, West Hunsbury, Westone
- 2011 Census United Kingdom