Essington Demographics (South Staffordshire, England)

Essington is a ward in South Staffordshire of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Wednesfield, Ashmore Park, The Linthouses, Essington, Hilton and Warstone.

In the 2011 census the population of Essington was 4,957 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Essington is 44, while the median age is higher at 45.

96.4% of people living in Essington were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.9% India, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Wales, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Kenya, 0.1% Jamaica.

99.0% of people living in Essington speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Panjabi.

The religious make up of Essington is 74.9% Christian, 15.8% No religion, 1.7% Sikh, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Atheist. 330 people did not state a religion. 14 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

55.2% of people are married, 11.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 5.2% are separated or divorced. There are 171 widowed people living in Essington.

The top occupations listed by people in Essington are Skilled trades 15.4%, Administrative and secretarial 14.2%, Professional 12.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.5%, Associate professional and technical 10.9%, Administrative 10.2%, Elementary 9.7%, Corporate managers and directors 9.1%, Sales and customer service 8.7%, Elementary administration and service 8.3%.