Boreham and The Leighs Demographics (Chelmsford, England)

Boreham and The Leighs is a ward in Chelmsford of East of England, England and includes areas of Boreham, Blasford Hill, Little Waltham, Chatham Green, Great Waltham, Littley Green, Ringtail Green, Acreland Green, Ford End, Broads Green, Little Leighs, Hartford End, Bartholomew Green, Fanners Green, Willows Green, Howe Street, Rolphy Green, Pleshey and Great Leighs.

In the 2011 census the population of Boreham and The Leighs was 6,306 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Boreham and The Leighs is 39, while the median age is also 39.

92.0% of people living in Boreham and The Leighs were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Scotland, 0.5% Hong Kong , 0.5% Wales, 0.5% China, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% India, 0.3% United States, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa.

97.6% of people living in Boreham and The Leighs speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.7% All other Chinese, 0.2% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% German, 0.1% Russian.

The religious make up of Boreham and The Leighs is 63.3% Christian, 27.3% No religion, 0.6% Hindu, 0.4% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Sikh. 457 people did not state a religion. 21 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

53.5% of people are married, 12.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.4% are separated or divorced. There are 280 widowed people living in Boreham and The Leighs.

The top occupations listed by people in Boreham and The Leighs are Professional 17.9%, Associate professional and technical 13.9%, Skilled trades 13.0%, Administrative and secretarial 12.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.5%, Administrative 9.3%, Corporate managers and directors 8.6%, Elementary 8.6%, Elementary administration and service 8.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.9%.

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