Wivenhoe Cross Demographics (Colchester, England)

Wivenhoe Cross is a ward in Colchester of East of England, England.

In the 2011 census the population of Wivenhoe Cross was 4,623 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Wivenhoe Cross is 30, while the median age is lower at 21.

64.2% of people living in Wivenhoe Cross were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 6.8% China, 2.3% Nigeria, 1.6% Hong Kong , 0.9% Scotland, 0.7% India, 0.7% United States, 0.5% Central Asia, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Wales.

73.8% of people living in Wivenhoe Cross speak English. The other top languages spoken are 6.8% All other Chinese, 2.8% Greek, 2.2% Romanian, 2.0% Arabic, 1.3% French, 1.2% Cantonese Chinese, 1.0% Northern European Language, 0.9% Lithuanian, 0.8% Bulgarian.

The religious make up of Wivenhoe Cross is 49.6% Christian, 34.7% No religion, 5.3% Muslim, 1.2% Hindu, 1.1% Buddhist, 0.3% Jewish, 0.2% Sikh, 0.2% Agnostic. 279 people did not state a religion. 31 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

42.6% of people are married, 10.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 31.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.3% are separated or divorced. There are 135 widowed people living in Wivenhoe Cross.

The top occupations listed by people in Wivenhoe Cross are Professional 15.8%, Elementary 14.4%, Elementary administration and service 13.1%, Associate professional and technical 12.7%, Sales and customer service 12.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.1%, Administrative and secretarial 11.2%, Sales 11.0%, Skilled trades 10.3%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 10.1%.