West Middleton Demographics (Rochdale, England)

West Middleton is a ward in Rochdale of North West, England and includes areas of Birch, Stanycliffe, Rhodes Green, Whittle Hill, Little Green, Healds Green, Higher Stakehill, Moorclose, Higher Boarshaw, Alkrington Garden Village, Slattocks, Lower Place, Middleton, Stake Hill, Rhodes, Thornham Fold, Lark Hill, Little Park, Langley, Simister, Lime Field, John Lea Fold, Bow Lee, Whittle, Green Hill, Bowlee, Top Of Hebers, Hollins, Middleton Junction, Hebers, Lowerplace, Bowker Vale, West Croft Ind Est, Langley Business Centre and Parkfield Ind Est.

In the 2011 census the population of West Middleton was 11,396 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in West Middleton is 38, while the median age is lower at 37.

91.2% of people living in West Middleton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 1.0% Ireland, 0.7% Nigeria, 0.5% Wales, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Pakistan, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% China.

96.3% of people living in West Middleton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.0% Polish, 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.2% Urdu, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% Czech, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% French.

The religious make up of West Middleton is 72.3% Christian, 19.6% No religion, 1.1% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 664 people did not state a religion. 28 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

31.7% of people are married, 14.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 32.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 12.1% are separated or divorced. There are 776 widowed people living in West Middleton.

The top occupations listed by people in West Middleton are Elementary 18.4%, Elementary administration and service 15.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.2%, Sales and customer service 11.9%, Process, plant and machine operatives 11.3%, Administrative and secretarial 10.5%, Skilled trades 10.4%, Professional 9.8%, Caring personal service 9.6%, Sales 9.5%.

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