Wheatley Demographics (Rochford, England)

Wheatley is a ward in Rochford of East of England, England and includes areas of Weir, Brook Road Industrial Estate, Daws Heath, Hambro and The Chase.

In the 2011 census the population of Wheatley was 4,191 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Wheatley is 43, while the median age is also 43.

93.8% of people living in Wheatley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.7% Wales, 0.7% Ireland, 0.6% Scotland, 0.3% India, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.1% South America.

99.0% of people living in Wheatley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% French, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Wheatley is 63.0% Christian, 28.1% No religion, 0.3% Hindu, 0.2% Jewish, 0.2% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist. 308 people did not state a religion. 22 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

53.4% of people are married, 10.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 5.7% are separated or divorced. There are 142 widowed people living in Wheatley.

The top occupations listed by people in Wheatley are Administrative and secretarial 16.9%, Professional 16.2%, Associate professional and technical 15.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.5%, Skilled trades 11.7%, Administrative 11.6%, Business and public service associate professionals 9.4%, Corporate managers and directors 8.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.2%, Sales and customer service 7.9%.

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