Market Drayton East Demographics (Shropshire, England)

Market Drayton East is a ward in Shropshire of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Loggerheads, Oakley and Tern Hill.

In the 2011 census the population of Market Drayton East was 4,808 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Market Drayton East is 44, while the median age is higher at 46.

90.7% of people living in Market Drayton East were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.6% Wales, 1.0% Scotland, 0.7% Ireland, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% India, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Zimbabwe, 0.1% Australia.

97.8% of people living in Market Drayton East speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.1% Polish, 0.4% Slovak, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Latvian, 0.1% Welsh/Cymraeg, 0.1% Portuguese.

The religious make up of Market Drayton East is 69.1% Christian, 23.1% No religion, 0.2% Muslim, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Humanist.

323 people did not state a religion. 8 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

50.3% of people are married, 12.7% 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, 8.5% are separated or divorced. There are 271 widowed people living in Market Drayton East.

The top occupations listed by people in Market Drayton East are Professional 15.5%, Skilled trades 13.0%, Elementary 12.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.3%, Associate professional and technical 10.9%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.4%, Administrative and secretarial 8.8%, Elementary administration and service 8.7%, Caring personal service 7.9%.

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