Harpur Demographics (Bedford, England)

Harpur is a ward in Bedford of East of England, England and includes areas of Brickhill and Manton Industrial Estate.

In the 2011 census the population of Harpur was 8,248 and is made up of approximately 48% females and 52% males.

The average age of people in Harpur is 40, while the median age is lower at 36.

69.5% of people living in Harpur were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.5% India, 1.5% Scotland, 1.2% Bangladesh, 1.2% Ireland, 1.1% Jamaica, 0.8% Zimbabwe, 0.7% Hong Kong , 0.7% China, 0.6% Wales.

82.3% of people living in Harpur speak English. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Polish, 1.7% Bengali, 1.4% Italian, 1.3% Panjabi, 0.9% Lithuanian, 0.7% All other Chinese, 0.4% French, 0.4% Cantonese Chinese, 0.3% Russian.

The religious make up of Harpur is 54.2% Christian, 27.8% No religion, 5.2% Muslim, 1.6% Sikh, 1.6% Hindu, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist.

576 people did not state a religion. 46 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

31.4% of people are married, 10.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.2% live with a partner of the same sex, 35.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 12.0% are separated or divorced. There are 615 widowed people living in Harpur.

The top occupations listed by people in Harpur are Professional 21.7%, Elementary 15.1%, Associate professional and technical 12.9%, Elementary administration and service 12.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.0%, Administrative and secretarial 9.7%, Skilled trades 8.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.3%, Caring personal service 7.7%, Sales and customer service 7.6%.

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