Harpenden West Demographics (St Albans, England)

Harpenden West is a ward in St Albans of East of England, England and includes areas of Hatching Green, Douglas Road, Batford, Cold Harbour, Bower Heath, Breadcroft, Aldwickbury, Top Street, Hardenwick, Thrales End, Lea Valley, Mackerye End, Someries, Harpenden Common, Ayres End, Bowling Close and Hammonds End.

In the 2011 census the population of Harpenden West was 7,743 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Harpenden West is 40, while the median age is higher at 41.

83.1% of people living in Harpenden West were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.9% Scotland, 1.6% Wales, 1.1% Ireland, 0.9% United States, 0.9% South Africa, 0.6% Australia, 0.6% India, 0.5% South America, 0.5% Northern Ireland.

96.6% of people living in Harpenden West speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% French, 0.3% Polish, 0.2% German, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% Hungarian, 0.2% Italian, 0.1% Tamil, 0.1% Persian/Farsi.

The religious make up of Harpenden West is 65.2% Christian, 24.8% No religion, 1.1% Muslim, 0.6% Jewish, 0.5% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 517 people did not state a religion. 20 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

60.2% of people are married, 7.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.3% are separated or divorced. There are 281 widowed people living in Harpenden West.

The top occupations listed by people in Harpenden West are Professional 35.1%, Associate professional and technical 19.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 19.6%, Business, media and public service professionals 16.5%, Corporate managers and directors 14.6%, Business and public service associate professionals 13.0%, Administrative and secretarial 9.0%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 7.8%, Business, Research and Administrative Professionals 7.7%, Functional Managers and Directors 7.3%.

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