Polegate North Demographics (Wealden, England)

Polegate North is a ward in Wealden of South East, England and includes areas of Berwick, Wilmington, Alciston, Wickstreet, Pevensey Road Industrial Estate, Selmeston, Chaucer Industrial Estate, Arlington, Summerhill, Tilton, Sayerland and Wilmington Green.

In the 2011 census the population of Polegate North was 5,220 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Polegate North is 47, while the median age is higher at 49.

92.3% of people living in Polegate North were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.1% Scotland, 0.9% Wales, 0.7% Ireland, 0.5% India, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% United States.

98.4% of people living in Polegate North speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Malayalam, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Spanish, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% Tamil, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% Nepalese, 0.1% Hungarian, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Polegate North is 63.6% Christian, 26.8% No religion, 0.3% Hindu, 0.2% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Humanist. 397 people did not state a religion. 23 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

48.9% of people are married, 11.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.2% are separated or divorced. There are 312 widowed people living in Polegate North.

The top occupations listed by people in Polegate North are Skilled trades 14.8%, Professional 12.6%, Administrative and secretarial 12.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.8%, Elementary 11.5%, Associate professional and technical 11.0%, Elementary administration and service 10.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.2%, Administrative 9.3%, Caring personal service 8.7%.