Kentwood Demographics (Reading, England)

Kentwood is a ward in Reading of South East, England and includes areas of Armour and Tilehurst.

In the 2011 census the population of Kentwood was 9,634 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Kentwood is 37, while the median age is also 37.

81.9% of people living in Kentwood were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% India, 1.3% Scotland, 1.2% Wales, 0.9% Ireland, 0.8% Pakistan, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% South Africa.

92.4% of people living in Kentwood speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.6% Polish, 0.6% Urdu, 0.5% Nepalese, 0.5% Portuguese, 0.3% Panjabi, 0.3% French, 0.3% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% Slovak.

The religious make up of Kentwood is 56.1% Christian, 29.2% No religion, 3.6% Muslim, 2.0% Hindu, 0.7% Sikh, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 671 people did not state a religion. 36 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

47.3% of people are married, 12.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.5% are separated or divorced. There are 408 widowed people living in Kentwood.

The top occupations listed by people in Kentwood are Professional 17.8%, Administrative and secretarial 12.5%, Associate professional and technical 12.3%, Skilled trades 12.0%, Elementary 11.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.1%, Elementary administration and service 10.0%, Administrative 9.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.4%, Sales and customer service 9.2%.

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