Population


Year Yapton Ford
  Population Houses Households Population Houses Households
1642 84          
1676 122          
1724 c.240          
1801 543 66 66 70 8 11
1811 512 68 92 71 7 10
1821 579 79 105 83 8 12
1831 578 99 115 81 9 14
1841 541 115 115 70 13  
1851 609 125 126 106    
1861 589 125 126 82 13  
1871 608 136 151 73 17 17
1881 556 129 155 100 20 28
1891 629 139 140 102 20 21
1901 715   162 94    
1911 760   185 90    
1921 712 177 182 99 20 22
1931 796 204 206 360 82 85
1938 917          
1951 1,505   448      
1961 2,023   624      
1971 2,558   890      
1981 3,165   1,305      
1991 3,454   1,419      
2001 3,522   1,395 1,358   495

The increase in Ford between 1921 and 1931 is attributed to housing associated with the development of Ford Aerodrome.

The figure for 1938 et sub includes the hamlet of Flansham which was incorporated within Yapton in 1933.

Rates of increase in the three decades 1961-81 averaged 28% per year and is attributed to the development of social housing in Yapton.


Compiled from various sources by Geoff Westcott, 2010.


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