Lakenheath Demographics (Forest Heath, England)

Lakenheath is a ward in Forest Heath of East of England, England and includes areas of Raf Lakenheath, Little Eriswell, Lakenheath, Eriswell and Sedge Fen.

In the 2011 census the population of Lakenheath was 4,691 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Lakenheath is 42, while the median age is also 42.

78.0% of people living in Lakenheath were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 15.1% United States, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% Philippines, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Australia.

98.4% of people living in Lakenheath speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.5% Polish, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.2% Spanish, 0.1% Hungarian, 0.1% German, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Maltese, 0.1% Japanese, 0.1% Lithuanian.

The religious make up of Lakenheath is 65.7% Christian, 25.1% No religion, 0.2% Muslim, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 373 people did not state a religion. 5 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

56.0% of people are married, 10.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.3% are separated or divorced. There are 245 widowed people living in Lakenheath.

The top occupations listed by people in Lakenheath are Associate professional and technical 17.4%, Skilled trades 17.3%, Elementary 13.3%, Administrative and secretarial 11.6%, Elementary administration and service 10.4%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.2%, Protective service 10.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.7%, Administrative 8.6%, Professional 7.8%.

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