Holt Facts 2011 Print

Households

There are 1,451 households in the village (up from 1,136 in 2001).

74.1% of the population are owner / occupiers, 9.8% rented from social landlord and 16.1% other rented
The average household size is 2.45 persons.

Detached houses make up 46.2% of households; 27.5% are semi-detached; 17.9% terraced and 4.3% are flats.

Only 1.4% have no central heating and 11.1% have no car.

Population and age structure

The total population in the ward of Holt has grown as follows:
1991 = 2,026
2001 = 2,828 (40% increase)
2011 = 3,587 (27% increase)

Total population = 3,587
Of these, 356 speak, read and write in Welsh. 2,182 have no knowledge of Welsh at all.

 

Employment

Of the 2,599 people aged between 16 and 74, 77% are economically active, 5.2% are unemployed, 23% are economically inactive and 12% are long term sick / disabled.

(Unemployment comparisons: Wrexham = 6.8%; Wales = 8.2%; UK = 7.8%)

Social Class

Managerial and professional = 32%
Skilled = 34.6%
Part / unskilled = 24%
Students & other = 9.4%

Occupations

There is a good mix of people of most socio-economic classifications although the biggest group (marginally) are the skilled workers. Manufacturing is the dominant employer followed by wholesale / retail trades and health & social work.

Health

Most people classify themselves as having good to very good health.


Cars or vans

Of the 1,451 households in the community,
161 have none
562 have one
538 have two
140 have three
50 have four or more.

Total number of vehicles is 2,276.

Travel to work

Of people aged 16 – 74 in employment, most people drive to work (1,415) or are passengers in a car (104) but there is also a reasonable number who work from home (118). More people now get the bus than in 2011 (49, up from 25) and 32 use a bicycle (was 28 in 2001).
We also have 131 people who walk to work.
Interestingly, 11 people use a train to get to work and 2 use underground / metro / light rail / tram!

Sourced from Wrexham Council’s website and based on 2011census:

http://www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/statistics/wrexham_statistics/census.htm