Preston Rural North Demographics (Preston, England)

Preston Rural North is a ward in Preston of North West, England and includes areas of Thornley-With-Wheatley, Longridge, Inglewhite, Leagram, Dutton, Goosnargh, Whitechapel, North Nook, Loud Bridge, Hesketh Lane, Thornley, Hothersall, Thornley With Wheatley, Dilworth, Chipping, Knowle Green, Cumeragh Village, Whittingham, Nook Fold, Fulwood, Woodplumpton, Blackleach, Higher Bartle, Lower Bartle, Cottam, Willacy Lane End, Lewth, Catforth, Inskip, Pepper Hill, Lightfoot Green, Swillbrook, Clifton, Lea, Eaves, Bartle, Cuddy Hill, Nog Tow, Black Pole, Salwick and Lea Town.

In the 2011 census the population of Preston Rural North was 6,647 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Preston Rural North is 43, while the median age is higher at 46.

94.4% of people living in Preston Rural North were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.0% Scotland, 0.8% Wales, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% United States, 0.3% India, 0.1% Kenya, 0.1% Philippines, 0.1% South Africa.

98.9% of people living in Preston Rural North speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Portuguese.

The religious make up of Preston Rural North is 80.8% Christian, 11.7% No religion, 0.7% Muslim, 0.4% Hindu, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 372 people did not state a religion. 13 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

61.4% of people are married, 7.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.2% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 5.1% are separated or divorced. There are 209 widowed people living in Preston Rural North.

The top occupations listed by people in Preston Rural North are Professional 23.7%, Skilled trades 15.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 15.5%, Administrative and secretarial 11.8%, Associate professional and technical 10.3%, Corporate managers and directors 9.9%, Administrative 8.4%, Elementary 7.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.0%, Business, media and public service professionals 6.3%.

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