Information about Harrogate

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Harrogate Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Harrogate is 162,668 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Harrogate is 83,007, and the female population is 79,663. In England, the male population is 28,833,712 and the female population is 27,656,336, according to the 2021 census.

Ethnicity & Religion

According to the latest 2021 census, The main ethnicity of the people in the immediate area is White: English, with a total of 147,479, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 6,601. As compared to the population in England, the main ethnicities were White: English(41,540,791) followed by Asian: Indian(1,843,248) and Asian: Pakistani(1,570,285). In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (90,356), followed by No religion (58,941), whereas, in England, the main religion was Christian(26,167,899), Muslim(3,801,186), and Hindu(1,020,533). While 20,715,664 mentioned 'No Religion' and 3,400,548 did not answer


As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (40,757), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (22,257). While in England, 11,349,743 households are not deprived in any dimension, and 7,842,690 households are deprived in one dimension.

Economic Status

Most people in the Harrogate area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (45,760), while 36,343 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 54,047 adults have Level 3 education, while 18,794 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Harrogate area are

  • Professional occupations (16579)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (14164), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (11440)


The average age of people living in Harrogate is 45 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (25421), Between 55 to 64 (24083), and Between 45 to 54 (23421). The median age in England and Wales was 40 years as per the 2021 census.


The NS-SEC defines and measures social class and is considered a reliable indicator of a person's class status. As per the 2021 census, most of the population in Harrogate has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (31,491) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (23,881), and Small employers and own account workers (17,580). In England, Most of the population(9,172,372) have Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations, followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations(6,092,791)

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Population of Harrogate over the years

Male Population of Harrogate over the years
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Postcodes in Harrogate

The postcode district LS, YO, HG are associated with the Harrogate, and there are total 15 postcode areas (listed below). The Harrogate has a total of 6811 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Harrogate

Bilton & Nidd Gorge

Bilton Grange & New Park

Boroughbridge & Claro

Coppice Valley & Duchy

Fairfax & Starbeck

Harlow & St. Georges

High Harrogate & Kingsley

Killinghall, Hampsthwaite & Saltergate

Knaresborough East

Knaresborough West

Masham & Fountains

Oatlands & Pannal


Pateley Bridge & Nidderdale

Ripon Minster & Moorside

Ripon Ure Bank & Spa

Spofforth with Lower Wharfedale & Tockwith

Stray, Woodlands & Hookstone

Valley Gardens & Central Harrogate

Washburn & Birstwith

Wathvale & Bishop Monkton

UTLA22North Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and The Humber