List of settlements in Somerset by population

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This is a list of settlements in Somerset by population based on the results of the 2011 census. The next United Kingdom census will take place in 2021. In 2011, there were 28 built-up area subdivisions with 5,000 or more inhabitants in Somerset, shown in the table below.

Population ranking[edit]

# Settlement Borough/District Population
[1][2][3][4]
Designation
2001 2011
1 Bath Bath and North East Somerset 89,760 94,782 City
2 Weston-super-Mare North Somerset 77,240 83,641 Town
3 Taunton Taunton Deane 56,760 60,479 Town
4 Yeovil South Somerset 42,060 45,784 Town
5 Bridgwater Sedgemoor 36,610 41,276 Town
6 Frome Mendip 24,510 26,203 Town
7 Portishead North Somerset 17,340 23,699 Town
8 Burnham-on-Sea/Highbridge Sedgemoor 21,480 23,325 Town
9 Clevedon North Somerset 21,655 21,002 Town
10 Nailsea North Somerset 17,028 16,060 Town
11 Keynsham Bath and North East Somerset 15,533 15,641 Town
12 Chard South Somerset 12,010 13,074 Town
13 Street Mendip 12,170 12,911 Village
14 Midsomer Norton Bath and North East Somerset 11,902 12,415 Town
15 Minehead West Somerset 11,700 11,981 Town
16 Wellington Taunton Deane 10,600 11,213 Town
17 Wells Mendip 10,406 10,536 City
18 Shepton Mallet Mendip 8,980 10,369 Town
19 Radstock Bath and North East Somerset 8,818 9,419 Town
20 Glastonbury Mendip 8,429 8,471 Town
21 Crewkerne South Somerset 7,520 7,826 Town
22 Yatton North Somerset 7,196 7,203 Village
23 Peasedown St John Bath and North East Somerset 6,127 6,269 Village
24 Ilminster South Somerset 4,570 5,808 Town
25 Wincanton South Somerset 4,803 5,435 Town
26 Paulton Bath and North East Somerset 4,896 5,302 Village
27 Long Ashton North Somerset 3,940 5,254 Village
28 Cheddar Sedgemoor 4,849 5,199 Village
29 Pill/Easton-in-Gordano North Somerset 4,719 4,828 Village
30 Somerton South Somerset 4,133 4,697 Town
31 Winscombe North Somerset 4,332 4,546 Village
32 Martock South Somerset 4,309 4,522 Village
33 Watchet West Somerset 3,710 3,581 Town
34 North Petherton Sedgemoor 3,140 3,142 Town
35 Bruton South Somerset 2,945 2,907 Town
36 Williton West Somerset 2,697 2,574 Village
37 Castle Cary South Somerset 2,096 2,276 Town
38 Axbridge Sedgemoor 2,024 2,057 Town
39 Dulverton West Somerset 1,109 1,408 Town
40 Langport South Somerset 2,977 1,081 Town

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bath and North East Somerset (Unitary District, South West England, United Kingdom) – Population Statistics and Location in Maps and Charts". www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Somerset (County, South West England, United Kingdom) – Population Statistics and Location in Maps and Charts". www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  3. ^ "North Somerset (Unitary District, South West England, United Kingdom) – Population Statistics and Location in Maps and Charts". www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  4. ^ "KS101EW (Usual resident population) – Nomis – Official Labour Market Statistics". www.nomisweb.co.uk. Retrieved 24 November 2016.