Harlescott Demographics (Shropshire, England)

Harlescott is a ward in Shropshire of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Harlescott, Battlefield Enterprise Park and Mount Pleasant.

In the 2011 census the population of Harlescott was 5,060 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

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

89.8% of people living in Harlescott were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.9% Wales, 1.1% Scotland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% India, 0.1% United States.

97.7% of people living in Harlescott speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.0% Polish, 0.2% Bulgarian, 0.1% Latvian, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% German, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Russian.

The religious make up of Harlescott is 61.1% Christian, 30.2% No religion, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Agnostic. 379 people did not state a religion. 8 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

43.4% of people are married, 14.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.9% are separated or divorced. There are 300 widowed people living in Harlescott.

The top occupations listed by people in Harlescott are Elementary 18.1%, Skilled trades 15.8%, Elementary administration and service 15.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 13.2%, Sales and customer service 13.1%, Sales 11.8%, Caring personal service 11.0%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.9%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 10.3%, Administrative and secretarial 8.2%.