Bideford North Demographics (Torridge, England)

Bideford North is a ward in Torridge of South West, England and includes areas of Northam, Lundy Island, Westward Ho, Handy Cross, Raleigh, Higher Winsford and Bowden Green.

In the 2011 census the population of Bideford North was 5,717 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Bideford North is 42, while the median age is higher at 43.

92.2% of people living in Bideford North were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Wales, 1.1% Scotland, 0.6% Hong Kong , 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% China, 0.1% South America, 0.1% Kenya.

97.8% of people living in Bideford North speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% All other Chinese, 0.3% Polish, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% German, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% French, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Maltese.

The religious make up of Bideford North is 58.4% Christian, 29.4% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Humanist. 527 people did not state a religion. 54 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

42.8% of people are married, 12.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 13.1% are separated or divorced. There are 473 widowed people living in Bideford North.

The top occupations listed by people in Bideford North are Skilled trades 17.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 13.9%, Professional 12.4%, Caring personal service 11.2%, Elementary 11.1%, Sales and customer service 10.0%, Associate professional and technical 9.9%, Sales 9.3%, Elementary administration and service 8.9%, Administrative and secretarial 8.7%.

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