North Demographics (Maidstone, England)

North is a ward in Maidstone of South East, England and includes areas of Ringlestone, Abbey Gate, Farthings, Harbourland, Invicta Park, Springfield, Penenden Heath and Weavering.

In the 2011 census the population of North was 9,481 and is made up of approximately 46% females and 54% males.

The average age of people in North is 37, while the median age is lower at 35.

80.1% of people living in North were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.1% Scotland, 0.8% Ireland, 0.7% Wales, 0.7% Hong Kong , 0.5% India, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Jamaica, 0.3% Australia.

87.2% of people living in North speak English. The other top languages spoken are 5.9% Nepalese, 1.8% Polish, 0.4% Russian, 0.3% Latvian, 0.3% Lithuanian, 0.3% Slovak, 0.3% French, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Hungarian.

The religious make up of North is 53.4% Christian, 28.6% No religion, 4.8% Hindu, 2.1% Buddhist, 1.6% Muslim, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Sikh.

758 people did not state a religion. 49 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

45.3% of people are married, 15.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.7% are separated or divorced. There are 435 widowed people living in North.

The top occupations listed by people in North are Associate professional and technical 19.4%, Professional 15.2%, Elementary 13.1%, Skilled trades 11.9%, Elementary administration and service 11.5%, Administrative and secretarial 10.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.7%, Administrative 8.1%, Protective service 7.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.7%.