Kempston West Demographics (Bedford, England)

Kempston West is a ward in Bedford of East of England, England and includes areas of Kempston, Keeley Green, Bell End and Woburn Road Industrial Estate.

In the 2011 census the population of Kempston West was 4,361 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Kempston West is 38, while the median age is lower at 37.

84.0% of people living in Kempston West were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.2% India, 1.1% Scotland, 0.7% Ireland, 0.7% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Pakistan, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ghana, 0.3% Kenya.

90.6% of people living in Kempston West speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.1% Polish, 2.0% Panjabi, 0.6% Italian, 0.5% Persian/Farsi, 0.3% Urdu, 0.3% French, 0.3% Bengali, 0.3% Lithuanian, 0.3% Portuguese.

The religious make up of Kempston West is 56.7% Christian, 27.4% No religion, 3.6% Muslim, 2.8% Sikh, 1.8% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist. 248 people did not state a religion. 20 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

45.9% of people are married, 10.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.5% are separated or divorced. There are 237 widowed people living in Kempston West.

The top occupations listed by people in Kempston West are Elementary 17.0%, Elementary administration and service 15.1%, Skilled trades 13.3%, Professional 12.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.7%, Associate professional and technical 10.5%, Administrative and secretarial 10.0%, Sales and customer service 9.7%, Caring personal service 8.7%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.2%.

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