Whitfield Demographics (High Peak, England)

Whitfield is a ward in High Peak of East Midlands, England.

In the 2011 census the population of Whitfield was 2,199 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Whitfield is 40, while the median age is higher at 41.

94.1% of people living in Whitfield were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.1% Scotland, 0.8% Wales, 0.6% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% North Africa, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Central America, 0.1% India.

98.7% of people living in Whitfield speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Polish, 0.1% German, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Dutch, 0.1% Estonian.

The religious make up of Whitfield is 63.1% Christian, 26.5% No religion, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.2% Muslim, 0.2% Atheist, 0.2% Agnostic, 0.1% Humanist. 170 people did not state a religion. 18 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

35.2% of people are married, 17.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.2% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.7% are separated or divorced. There are 163 widowed people living in Whitfield.

The top occupations listed by people in Whitfield are Professional 16.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.8%, Elementary 12.6%, Skilled trades 12.1%, Associate professional and technical 11.6%, Elementary administration and service 9.9%, Caring personal service 9.9%, Administrative and secretarial 9.7%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 7.9%.

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