Hexham West Demographics (Northumberland, England)

Hexham West is a ward in Northumberland of North East, England and includes areas of Hencotes, Shaws Park, Haugh Lane Industrial Estate, Watch Currick, Causey Hill, Low Gate, Wharmley, High Eshells, Brokenheugh, Warden, Priestland Estate and Dotland.

In the 2011 census the population of Hexham West was 4,559 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Hexham West is 44, while the median age is higher at 47.

90.4% of people living in Hexham West were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.3% Scotland, 0.6% Wales, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% United States, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Australia, 0.2% India, 0.2% Kenya.

99.0% of people living in Hexham West speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% German, 0.1% Swedish, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Portuguese.

The religious make up of Hexham West is 69.7% Christian, 22.5% No religion, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Muslim, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Atheist. 284 people did not state a religion. 20 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

61.3% of people are married, 6.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.2% are separated or divorced. There are 163 widowed people living in Hexham West.

The top occupations listed by people in Hexham West are Professional 28.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.9%, Associate professional and technical 13.0%, Administrative and secretarial 9.2%, Corporate managers and directors 8.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.8%, Skilled trades 8.7%, Teaching and educational professionals 8.6%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 8.6%, Health professionals 7.4%.

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