Parkside Demographics (Central Bedfordshire, England)

Parkside is a ward in Central Bedfordshire of East of England, England and includes areas of Tithe Farm, Townsend Industrial Estate, Chalk Hill, Houghton Regis, Puddlehill, Hitchin Estate and Parkside.

In the 2011 census the population of Parkside was 4,980 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Parkside is 34, while the median age is lower at 33.

83.8% of people living in Parkside were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.7% Zimbabwe, 1.4% Ireland, 1.4% Scotland, 0.8% Kenya, 0.8% Nigeria, 0.7% India, 0.6% Jamaica, 0.6% Ghana, 0.4% Wales.

93.8% of people living in Parkside speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.5% Polish, 0.7% Shona, 0.6% Gujarati, 0.4% Romanian, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.2% French, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Tamil, 0.1% African language.

The religious make up of Parkside is 57.9% Christian, 31.7% No religion, 1.4% Hindu, 1.4% Muslim, 0.3% Sikh, 0.3% Jewish, 0.3% Buddhist. 286 people did not state a religion. 24 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

41.5% of people are married, 13.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 27.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.4% are separated or divorced. There are 289 widowed people living in Parkside.

The top occupations listed by people in Parkside are Elementary 16.2%, Elementary administration and service 14.1%, Skilled trades 13.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.9%, Process, plant and machine operatives 11.6%, Administrative and secretarial 11.2%, Professional 10.2%, Sales and customer service 9.7%, Caring personal service 9.4%, Administrative 9.3%.

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