Heslington Demographics (York, England)

Heslington is a ward in York of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Heslington.

In the 2011 census the population of Heslington was 4,792 and is made up of approximately 54% females and 46% males.

The average age of people in Heslington is 25, while the median age is lower at 19.

64.7% of people living in Heslington were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 9.2% China, 1.8% Hong Kong , 1.6% Wales, 1.2% Scotland, 1.1% United States, 1.1% India, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.5% Pakistan.

77.5% of people living in Heslington speak English. The other top languages spoken are 9.2% All other Chinese, 1.2% Arabic, 1.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.9% Malay, 0.9% Greek, 0.7% Korean, 0.7% German, 0.7% Mandarin Chinese, 0.6% Spanish.

The religious make up of Heslington is 46.6% No religion, 35.4% Christian, 4.2% Muslim, 1.6% Hindu, 1.5% Buddhist, 0.4% Agnostic, 0.4% Jewish, 0.2% Sikh. 391 people did not state a religion. 35 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 4 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

44.2% of people are married, 7.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 32.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.1% are separated or divorced. There are 51 widowed people living in Heslington.

The top occupations listed by people in Heslington are Elementary 21.6%, Professional 21.1%, Elementary administration and service 20.6%, Sales and customer service 17.5%, Sales 16.8%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 15.8%, Associate professional and technical 11.1%, Teaching and educational professionals 9.1%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 9.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.8%.

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