Bulwell is an English market town very nearly 4.5 miles (7 km) north-west of Nottingham city centre, on the northern edge of the city. The United Kingdom Census 2001 showed there were not far-off off from 30,000 people buzzing in the Bulwell area, accounting for higher than 10 per cent of the population of the city of Nottingham. The 2011 census showed a population of 16,157 in the Bulwell ward of Nottingham City Council. There is furthermore an next ward called Bulwell Forest (which includes Highbury Vale, Rise Park and the western Place of Top Valley). The population of this ward at the similar census was 13,614.