New Town Demographics (Colchester, England)

New Town is a ward in Colchester of East of England, England and includes areas of East Hill, Chandlers Row, Moorside Industrial Estate, Oyster Park Industrial Estate, Riverside Park, East Bay, Port Lane Industrial Estate, Abbey Field, St Johns Green and Berechurch.

In the 2011 census the population of New Town was 10,682 and is made up of approximately 46% females and 54% males.

The average age of people in New Town is 33, while the median age is lower at 30.

80.6% of people living in New Town were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.1% Scotland, 1.0% Wales, 0.9% Northern Ireland, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% India, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% South America, 0.4% China.

90.6% of people living in New Town speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.7% Polish, 0.9% Arabic, 0.6% Nepalese, 0.6% Lithuanian, 0.5% Spanish, 0.4% Romanian, 0.4% All other Chinese, 0.4% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.3% German.

The religious make up of New Town is 49.7% Christian, 37.2% No religion, 2.5% Muslim, 1.1% Hindu, 0.8% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 678 people did not state a religion. 118 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 12 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

29.5% of people are married, 17.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.2% live with a partner of the same sex, 34.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.9% are separated or divorced. There are 710 widowed people living in New Town.

The top occupations listed by people in New Town are Associate professional and technical 23.9%, Protective service 14.9%, Professional 14.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.5%, Corporate managers and directors 10.1%, Elementary 10.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.4%, Skilled trades 8.5%, Administrative and secretarial 8.2%, Elementary administration and service 8.0%.

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