Eastcotts Demographics (Bedford, England)

Eastcotts is a ward in Bedford of East of England, England and includes areas of Cardington, Old Fenlake, Fenlake, Shortstown, Harrowden, Arkwright Road Estate and New Harrowden.

In the 2011 census the population of Eastcotts was 3,239 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Eastcotts is 34, while the median age is also 34.

84.9% of people living in Eastcotts were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 1.0% India, 1.0% Wales, 0.9% Ireland, 0.5% Pakistan, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Jamaica, 0.3% United States, 0.3% South Africa.

93.5% of people living in Eastcotts speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.8% Polish, 0.8% Lithuanian, 0.5% Panjabi, 0.4% Bengali, 0.4% Russian, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Urdu, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% French.

The religious make up of Eastcotts is 57.1% Christian, 29.3% No religion, 2.1% Muslim, 1.4% Sikh, 0.8% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.2% Agnostic, 0.2% Jewish. 243 people did not state a religion. 8 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

48.8% of people are married, 15.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.1% are separated or divorced. There are 174 widowed people living in Eastcotts.

The top occupations listed by people in Eastcotts are Professional 14.0%, Elementary 13.0%, Skilled trades 13.0%, Associate professional and technical 11.8%, Administrative and secretarial 11.6%, Elementary administration and service 11.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.4%, Administrative 9.1%, Sales and customer service 9.0%.