According to the 2001 Population Census there were 22,976 people living in 10,001 households in Stechford and Yardley North with a population density of 5,170 people per km² compared with 3,649 people per km² for Birmingham. 15.1% (3,458) of the ward's population consists of ethnic minorities compared with 29.6% for Birmingham in general. The population of the ward as taken at the 2011 census had increased to 25,757.
Stechford Cascades is a swimming facility in Stechford with an adjacent gym. Sheldon Marlborough Cricket Club, a privately managed cricket club, is located within the boundaries. Sedgmere Sports and Social Club and Co-op Sports and Social Club, two privately managed sports and social clubs are located within the boundaries.
Stechford Football Club was created through funding from the Neighbourhood Renewal Fund.