Blandford Old Town Demographics (North Dorset, England)

Blandford Old Town is a ward in North Dorset of South West, England and includes areas of Londonderry, Blandford Heights Industrial Estate, Letton, Holland Way Industrial Estate and Damory Court.

In the 2011 census the population of Blandford Old Town was 1,993 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Blandford Old Town is 47, while the median age is lower at 45.

86.9% of people living in Blandford Old Town were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Wales, 1.2% Scotland, 0.8% India, 0.5% Hong Kong , 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% South America.

96.1% of people living in Blandford Old Town speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.0% Nepalese, 1.0% Polish, 0.3% Danish, 0.2% Malayalam, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% Cantonese Chinese, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.1% South Asian Language, 0.1% Turkish.

The religious make up of Blandford Old Town is 57.1% Christian, 32.0% No religion, 1.1% Buddhist, 0.3% Hindu, 0.2% Muslim, 0.2% Jewish, 0.2% Agnostic, 0.1% Humanist. 143 people did not state a religion. 13 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

33.0% of people are married, 14.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 14.1% are separated or divorced. There are 178 widowed people living in Blandford Old Town.

The top occupations listed by people in Blandford Old Town are Professional 16.9%, Elementary 13.8%, Skilled trades 12.8%, Elementary administration and service 12.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.9%, Associate professional and technical 10.4%, Sales and customer service 9.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.2%, Administrative and secretarial 9.1%, Sales 8.4%.

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