Thurnby and Houghton Demographics (Harborough, England)

Thurnby and Houghton is a ward in Harborough of East Midlands, England and includes areas of Billesdon, South Croxton, Ingarsby, Halstead, Keythorpe, Tilton On The Hill, Bushby, Illston On The Hill, Launde, Thurnby, Rolleston, Skeffington, Marefield, Hungarton, Illston, Keyham, Loddington, Noseley, Scraptoft, Cold Newton, East Norton, Gaulby, Lowesby, Tugby, Houghton-On-The-Hill, Goadby, Kings Norton and Three Gates.

In the 2011 census the population of Thurnby and Houghton was 6,980 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Thurnby and Houghton is 44, while the median age is higher at 46.

88.8% of people living in Thurnby and Houghton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.8% India, 1.4% Kenya, 1.0% Scotland, 0.8% Wales, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% Pakistan.

95.9% of people living in Thurnby and Houghton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.7% Gujarati, 1.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% South Asian Language, 0.1% Shona, 0.1% French, 0.1% Serbian/Croatian/Bosnian.

The religious make up of Thurnby and Houghton is 60.1% Christian, 20.1% No religion, 6.7% Hindu, 4.8% Sikh, 1.6% Muslim, 0.2% Jewish, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic. 413 people did not state a religion. 15 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

60.3% of people are married, 7.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 5.7% are separated or divorced. There are 242 widowed people living in Thurnby and Houghton.

The top occupations listed by people in Thurnby and Houghton are Professional 21.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 15.1%, Administrative and secretarial 13.2%, Associate professional and technical 13.1%, Skilled trades 10.6%, Corporate managers and directors 10.4%, Administrative 9.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.4%, Teaching and educational professionals 6.9%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 6.9%.

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