Town Centre Demographics (Preston, England)

Town Centre is a ward in Preston of North West, England and includes areas of Avenham, Maudlands, Fylde Road Ind Est, Preston Business Centre, Boulevard, Fishwick and Kaymer Ind Est.

In the 2011 census the population of Town Centre was 8,628 and is made up of approximately 46% females and 54% males.

The average age of people in Town Centre is 34, while the median age is lower at 30.

68.6% of people living in Town Centre were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 8.0% India, 1.8% Pakistan, 1.5% Scotland, 1.2% China, 0.9% Ireland, 0.7% Bangladesh, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Wales.

75.4% of people living in Town Centre speak English. The other top languages spoken are 8.6% Gujarati, 4.5% Polish, 1.7% Arabic, 1.3% All other Chinese, 1.1% Urdu, 0.7% Bengali, 0.6% Hungarian, 0.6% Panjabi, 0.5% Greek.

The religious make up of Town Centre is 39.6% Christian, 29.5% Muslim, 18.8% No religion, 3.7% Hindu, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.4% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Jewish. 545 people did not state a religion. 30 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

29.6% of people are married, 10.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 40.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.5% are separated or divorced. There are 553 widowed people living in Town Centre.

The top occupations listed by people in Town Centre are Elementary 19.2%, Elementary administration and service 15.7%, Sales and customer service 14.2%, Professional 14.0%, Sales 11.1%, Administrative and secretarial 10.9%, Associate professional and technical 10.1%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 10.0%, Administrative 9.1%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.2%.

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