Horncastle Demographics (East Lindsey, England)

Horncastle is a ward in East Lindsey of East Midlands, England and includes areas of Belchford, Far Thorpe, Baumber, Thornton, Thimbleby, Poolham, Hemingby, Martin, Old Woodhall, Gautby, Wispington, Langton, West Ashby, Minting, Great Sturton, Mid Thorpe, Edlington, Greetham, Oxcombe, Low Toynton, Salmonby, Scrafield, Low Hameringham, Mareham On The Hill, Holbeck, High Toynton, Fulletby, Haltham, Scrivelsby, Tetford, Dalderby, Stainsby, Ashby Puerorum, Winceby and High Hameringham.

In the 2011 census the population of Horncastle was 7,073 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Horncastle is 45, while the median age is higher at 47.

93.0% of people living in Horncastle were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% Scotland, 1.0% Wales, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% Bangladesh, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% Pakistan.

98.7% of people living in Horncastle speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.5% Polish, 0.1% German, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Malayalam.

The religious make up of Horncastle is 67.7% Christian, 23.1% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Atheist. 524 people did not state a religion. 30 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

50.3% of people are married, 13.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.7% are separated or divorced. There are 410 widowed people living in Horncastle.

The top occupations listed by people in Horncastle are Skilled trades 15.1%, Professional 13.5%, Elementary 12.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.4%, Administrative and secretarial 10.3%, Associate professional and technical 9.8%, Elementary administration and service 9.4%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.7%, Sales and customer service 8.4%.

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