Ruddington is located 5 miles to the south of Nottingham in the borough of Rushcliffe, which has been ranked as one of the top 10 UK boroughs for quality of life.
Who lives here?
As of the 2011 census, Ruddington has a population of 7,216, of which 48% are male and 52% female. Both the average and median ages for village residents are 42. Residents are split into 61% at working age, 17% at school age and just over 21% over 65 years old. Over 24% of working residents list their occupation as ‘professional,’ followed by 14% who are ‘managers, directors or senior officials’.
92% of people who live here were born in England and English is the first language for 98%. Christianity is the religion of choice for 59% of residents, whilst 31% say they don’t have a religion. 65% are married, in a civil partnership or co-habiting.
You can find out more about our village demographics from the 2011 census at the UK Census Data website.
An independent outlook
When you ‘walk the walk’ in and around Ruddington, you’ll soon realise that although within easy reach of Clifton, West Bridgford and Nottingham, Ruddington has retained its unique identity. And despite the population and number of houses growing steadily over the last few years, Ruddington is still viewed firmly as a village and not a town!
History, culture and community
With historic buildings aplenty and an impressive three museums, Ruddington is steeped in history and culture. We also boast a huge selection of community-based groups, clubs and activities – not to mention several award-winning pubs and restaurants. Whether you live in the village or are just visiting, there’s lots to see and do, so browse through our website and take your pick.