Blacko and Higherford Demographics (Pendle, England)

Blacko and Higherford is a ward in Pendle of North West, England.

In the 2011 census the population of Blacko and Higherford was 1,800 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Blacko and Higherford is 46, while the median age is higher at 48.

94.3% of people living in Blacko and Higherford were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Scotland, 0.8% Ireland, 0.3% Pakistan, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Isle of Man, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% India, 0.1% South America.

98.8% of people living in Blacko and Higherford speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Czech, 0.2% Japanese, 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% British sign language, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% Panjabi.

The religious make up of Blacko and Higherford is 73.7% Christian, 17.1% No religion, 1.3% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Humanist. 123 people did not state a religion. 5 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

59.8% of people are married, 11.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 15.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 5.3% are separated or divorced. There are 59 widowed people living in Blacko and Higherford.

The top occupations listed by people in Blacko and Higherford are Professional 24.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 20.1%, Corporate managers and directors 14.0%, Administrative and secretarial 12.2%, Skilled trades 11.2%, Associate professional and technical 9.5%, Teaching and educational professionals 8.4%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 8.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.6%, Administrative 7.6%.