Longden Demographics (Shropshire, England)

Longden is a ward in Shropshire of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Castle Pulverbatch, Edgebold, Cruckmeole, Annscroft, Longden Common, Sweet Lake, Fords Heath, Lea Cross, Wrentnall, Pulverbatch, Hinton, Nobold, Church Pulverbatch, Redhill, Lower Cothercott, Wilderley, Bowbrook, Old Shorthill, Hookagate, Hanwood, Nox, Cruckton, Shorthill and Longden.

In the 2011 census the population of Longden was 3,967 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Longden is 43, while the median age is higher at 46.

89.6% of people living in Longden were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.7% Wales, 1.1% Scotland, 0.3% Kenya, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% North Africa.

98.9% of people living in Longden speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Polish, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% German, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% French, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Spanish.

The religious make up of Longden is 71.4% Christian, 19.5% No religion, 0.3% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Agnostic. 304 people did not state a religion. 15 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

55.5% of people are married, 10.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.6% are separated or divorced. There are 163 widowed people living in Longden.

The top occupations listed by people in Longden are Professional 20.2%, Skilled trades 16.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.9%, Elementary 10.2%, Associate professional and technical 10.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.8%, Administrative and secretarial 8.9%, Caring personal service 7.9%, Elementary administration and service 7.4%, Corporate managers and directors 7.0%.

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