Fenwick, East Ayrshire

Population 1,038

Fenwick is in East Ayrshire. It was a Covenanter stronghold with a rural economy in historic times. It was a shoemaking and weaving village in the 18th century distinguished by its early development of a weavers' cooperative. It is now bypassed by the trunk road but was formerly a coaching stop on the Glasgow Kilmarnock road. Today it is a local service centre with small businesses.

This type of small town is a suburban or commuter locality with a prevalence of higher income and private housing. A large proportion of the population are over 45, and many are retired. Many people own their home. There is also a high proportion of people in professional employment and a high proportion of residents are educated to HNC level or above. Many residents own two or more cars. 1 What's this?

Fenwick is an interdependent to dependent town. 2 What's this?

Its most similar towns are Howwood, Luncarty, Milnathort, and Lauder. 3 What's this?

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Number of jobs

2
Type average -2

Diversity of jobs

0
Type average 0

Distance travelled to work

-4
Type average -2

Number of public sector jobs

4
Type average 0

Number of hospitals

-6
Type average -6

Number of GP's and dentists

-6
Type average -4

Number of children in primary schools

6
Type average 3

Number of children in secondary schools

-6
Type average -6

Distance travelled to study

-6
Type average -3

Number of shops

0
Type average 0

Diversity of retail offer

-2
Type average -2

Number of charities

Type average 2
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Interdependent
Independent

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Education (% all people aged 16 and over)

  No education Standard grade or equivalent Higher grade or equivalent HNC, HND, SVQ4 Degree or higher degree
Fenwick 25.29 19.65 15.88 6.94 32.24

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