Wigston Meadowcourt Demographics (Oadby and Wigston, England)

Wigston Meadowcourt is a ward in Oadby and Wigston of East Midlands, England and includes areas of The Meadows, Kilby, Wigston Harcourt and Little Hill.

In the 2011 census the population of Wigston Meadowcourt was 5,898 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Wigston Meadowcourt is 41, while the median age is higher at 42.

92.8% of people living in Wigston Meadowcourt were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.0% India, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Wales, 0.6% Kenya, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.1% Zimbabwe, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% United States.

97.9% of people living in Wigston Meadowcourt speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.7% Gujarati, 0.3% Panjabi, 0.3% Polish, 0.2% Serbian/Croatian/Bosnian, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Italian.

The religious make up of Wigston Meadowcourt is 60.7% Christian, 28.1% No religion, 2.1% Hindu, 1.5% Sikh, 0.7% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic. 362 people did not state a religion. 6 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

52.3% of people are married, 12.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.3% are separated or divorced. There are 264 widowed people living in Wigston Meadowcourt.

The top occupations listed by people in Wigston Meadowcourt are Administrative and secretarial 15.0%, Professional 14.8%, Skilled trades 13.2%, Associate professional and technical 12.6%, Administrative 11.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.9%, Sales and customer service 9.2%, Elementary 8.1%, Corporate managers and directors 8.0%.

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