Highley Demographics (Shropshire, England)

Highley is a ward in Shropshire of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Hampton Loade, Clee View, Monkhopton, Ditton Priors, Aston Botterell, Park Gate, Glazeley, Chelmarsh, Highley, Wheathill, Eardington, Chorley, Meadowley, Harpswood, Faintree, Middleton Scriven, Deuxhill, Cleobury North, Woodhill, Eudon George, Middleton Baggot, Hillside, The Down, Burwarton, Aston Eyre, Chetton, Nortonsend, Sidbury, Acton Round, Netherton, Tedstill, Billingsley, Morville, Neenton, Crateford, Upton Cressett, Loughton, Lower Cockshutt and Middleton Priors.

In the 2011 census the population of Highley was 3,605 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Highley is 43, while the median age is higher at 45.

95.6% of people living in Highley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Wales, 0.8% Scotland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.2% Ireland, 0.1% China, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Hong Kong .

99.3% of people living in Highley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Panjabi, 0.1% Malayalam, 0.1% German, 0.1% Mandarin Chinese, 0.1% Welsh/Cymraeg, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Turkish.

The religious make up of Highley is 68.6% Christian, 22.6% No religion, 0.2% Sikh, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Agnostic. 267 people did not state a religion. 6 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

52.5% of people are married, 11.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.1% are separated or divorced. There are 188 widowed people living in Highley.

The top occupations listed by people in Highley are Skilled trades 17.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 13.3%, Elementary 12.4%, Process, plant and machine operatives 11.7%, Professional 11.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.4%, Caring personal service 10.3%, Associate professional and technical 8.5%, Elementary administration and service 7.8%, Process, plant and machine operatives 7.8%.

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