Where do the young people live in London?

29 Mar 2013
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Wondering which boroughs of London contain the greatest number of 18-29 year olds? Find London's youngest boroughs here.

At findahood we house a lot of data and statistics in order to be so good at helping you find where to live using our unique neighbourhood search engine. We have conducted a study to find which boroughs house the young people in London. So continue reading as we rank the top London Boroughs to find the most resident 18-29 year olds.

1. Wandsworth 27%

27% of Wandsworth's population is aged between 18 and 29 years old making it the best Borough of London if you are seeking places full of young people. Neighbourhoods in Wandworth that are highlighted as being particularly great for 18-29 year olds are:


2. Tower Hamlets 27%

A victim of decimal rounding, Tower Hamlets got squeezed down to number two in the league of London's youngest borough populations. Within Tower Hamlets the top neighbourhoods to look at for 18-29 year olds are:


3. Hammersmith and Fulham 26%

Into West London, Hammersmith and Fulham is the third best London Borough to find younger residents with 26% being aged between 18 and 29 years old. Its top neighbourhoods for young people are:


4. Camden 25%

One of London's most famous boroughs, Camden is situated in North London. It has a reputation as a lively place for young people so no surprise that it is one of the top in this list with 25% being between 18 and 29. The best neighbourhoods in Camden for 18-29 year olds are:


5. Westminster 25%

Westminster, the home of London's very popular West End in Central London, rates very high as an outstanding to bump into young people with 25% of its population being 18-29. The top neighbourhoods in Westminster for finding property amongst the young are:


6. Lambeth 24%

A very popular area of South London, Lambeth has become very trendy in recent years causing an influx of young people looking for an exciting and vibrant lifestyle. Lambeth holds some of London's youngest neighbourhoods which include:


7. Islington 23%

Islington is a popular borough just north of Central London and one of the top places to find the young people of London with 23% of its population made up of 18-29 year olds. The better places within Islington to find young residents are:


8. Southwark 22%

A popular borough in innermost South London, Southwark rates very high for young urban residents. The top locations in Southwark to find the young ones are:


London's top boroughs for young people

So, there are the results after our research into London's top areas for young people. As you can see it is the most central boroughs that house most of London's young people. Hardly surprising since these are the more lively areas.

There are downsides...

Unfortunately, since the boroughs and their locations mentioned above are mostly in the centre of London they come with disadvantages too. A lot of the places mentioned are accompanied with high crime rates and high accommodation costs. To find the perfect blend of age range, crime rates, house prices and other qualities, use our search engine to help you find where to live in London.

What do you think?

Where do you live and how would you rate it for finding young people? Maybe you've been to one of the areas mentioned and have something to say about the statistics? Let us know your thoughts in the comment box below.

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