Meadowhead Demographics (Blackburn with Darwen, England)

Meadowhead is a ward in Blackburn with Darwen of North West, England and includes areas of Mill Hill and Ewood.

In the 2011 census the population of Meadowhead was 5,743 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Meadowhead is 41, while the median age is higher at 42.

93.6% of people living in Meadowhead were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.8% Scotland, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% India, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Pakistan, 0.1% Australia.

98.2% of people living in Meadowhead speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.8% Polish, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% British sign language, 0.1% All other languages, 0.1% Tamil, 0.1% Gujarati.

The religious make up of Meadowhead is 76.8% Christian, 15.7% No religion, 0.8% Muslim, 0.3% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh. 321 people did not state a religion. 12 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

44.5% of people are married, 12.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.4% are separated or divorced. There are 317 widowed people living in Meadowhead.

The top occupations listed by people in Meadowhead are Elementary 13.8%, Skilled trades 13.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 13.0%, Professional 12.5%, Elementary administration and service 11.8%, Administrative and secretarial 11.6%, Caring personal service 10.8%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.6%, Sales and customer service 9.1%, Associate professional and technical 8.9%.