Information about Melton

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Melton Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Melton is 51,752 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Melton is 26,496, and the female population is 25,256. 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 48,064, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 1,767. 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 (27,771), followed by No religion (20,365), 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 (11,989), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (7,627). 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 Melton area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (14,914), while 11,652 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 13,349 adults have Level 3 education, while 6,303 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Melton area are

  • Professional occupations (4183)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (3880), and
  • Skilled trades occupations (3236)


The average age of people living in Melton is 45 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (8231), Between 55 to 64 (7930), and Between 45 to 54 (7398). 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 Melton has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (8,912) followed by Routine occupations (6,025), and Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (5,781). 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 Melton over the years

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Postcodes in Melton

The postcode district LE, NG are associated with the Melton, and there are total 7 postcode areas (listed below). The Melton has a total of 1643 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Melton



Croxton Kerrial



Long Clawson and Stathern

Melton Craven

Melton Dorian

Melton Egerton

Melton Newport

Melton Sysonby

Melton Warwick

Old Dalby




RegionEast Midlands