Chesterton Demographics (Newcastle-under-Lyme, England)

Chesterton is a ward in Newcastle-under-Lyme of West Midlands, England and includes areas of High Carr, Dimsdale, Dunkirk, Red Street, Crackley, Church Fields, Peacock Hay, Parkhouse Industrial Estate West, High Carr Business Park, Chesterton, Parkhouse Industrial Estate East and Broad Meadow.

In the 2011 census the population of Chesterton was 7,285 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Chesterton is 37, while the median age is higher at 38.

93.1% of people living in Chesterton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.0% Scotland, 0.8% Wales, 0.3% India, 0.3% Sri Lanka, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.2% China, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% Pakistan.

97.3% of people living in Chesterton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.2% Polish, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% Sinhala, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Malayalam, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% British sign language, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Turkish.

The religious make up of Chesterton is 62.3% Christian, 28.0% No religion, 1.1% Muslim, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.4% Hindu.

522 people did not state a religion. 15 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

46.2% of people are married, 13.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.6% are separated or divorced. There are 366 widowed people living in Chesterton.

The top occupations listed by people in Chesterton are Elementary 16.0%, Elementary administration and service 13.7%, Skilled trades 12.6%, Professional 12.5%, Administrative and secretarial 11.1%, Sales and customer service 10.5%, Associate professional and technical 9.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.6%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.2%, Administrative 8.7%.

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