Kingsbrook Demographics (Bedford, England)

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

In the 2011 census the population of Kingsbrook was 9,035 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Kingsbrook is 35, while the median age is lower at 33.

72.8% of people living in Kingsbrook were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.5% Bangladesh, 1.9% India, 1.2% Ireland, 1.2% Scotland, 0.8% Jamaica, 0.7% Pakistan, 0.7% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Wales, 0.5% Northern Ireland.

81.5% of people living in Kingsbrook speak English. The other top languages spoken are 6.5% Polish, 2.9% Bengali, 1.4% Panjabi, 1.4% Italian, 1.2% Lithuanian, 0.4% Urdu, 0.4% Serbian/Croatian/Bosnian, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.3% Persian/Farsi.

The religious make up of Kingsbrook is 56.1% Christian, 23.3% No religion, 9.3% Muslim, 1.9% Sikh, 1.3% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 598 people did not state a religion. 25 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

38.0% of people are married, 12.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 29.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.7% are separated or divorced. There are 601 widowed people living in Kingsbrook.

The top occupations listed by people in Kingsbrook are Elementary 19.5%, Elementary administration and service 16.4%, Skilled trades 12.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.7%, Professional 10.1%, Sales and customer service 10.0%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.0%, Administrative and secretarial 9.9%, Associate professional and technical 9.7%, Caring personal service 8.6%.