Upton Demographics (Northampton, England)

Upton is a ward in Northampton of East Midlands, England and includes areas of Upton, Duston, Hopping Hill, Upton Grange and Upton Fields.

In the 2011 census the population of Upton was 5,536 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Upton is 33, while the median age is lower at 32.

85.5% of people living in Upton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.8% Scotland, 1.2% India, 0.9% Wales, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Ireland, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.3% China, 0.3% Pakistan.

94.6% of people living in Upton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.2% Polish, 0.6% Panjabi, 0.3% Urdu, 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.3% Cantonese Chinese, 0.3% Somali, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% African language, 0.2% German.

The religious make up of Upton is 54.9% Christian, 32.6% No religion, 2.4% Muslim, 1.1% Sikh, 1.1% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.3% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 338 people did not state a religion. 12 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

46.6% of people are married, 17.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.5% are separated or divorced. There are 219 widowed people living in Upton.

The top occupations listed by people in Upton are Professional 21.7%, Associate professional and technical 19.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 15.9%, Business and public service associate professionals 12.2%, Corporate managers and directors 11.9%, Administrative and secretarial 10.7%, Administrative 8.0%, Skilled trades 7.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.5%, Elementary 6.6%.