Loton Demographics (Shropshire, England)

Loton is a ward in Shropshire of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Alberbury, Hampton Beech, Coedway, New Mills, Chavel, Forest, Mondaytown, Sascott, Dinthill, Rowton, Vron Gate, Little Worthen, Worthen, Farley, Winnington, Ford, Criggion, Little Brockton, The Cop, Bausley, Hampton, Stoney Stretton, Vennington, Stretton Heath, Ford Heath, Crew Green, Cardeston, Wollaston, Rowley, Pecknall, Halfway House, Yockleton, Edge, Wattlesborough, Wattlesborough Heath, Brockton, Blackmore, Westbury, Stanford, Causemountain, Aston Rogers, Newton, Hinwood, Trefnant, Whitton Grange, Walton and Wallop.

In the 2011 census the population of Loton was 4,119 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Loton is 41, while the median age is higher at 44.

87.2% of people living in Loton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 6.7% Wales, 1.1% Scotland, 0.6% Hong Kong , 0.3% United States, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.1% Kenya, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% India.

97.8% of people living in Loton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% All other Chinese, 0.3% Cantonese Chinese, 0.2% Latvian, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% Any Sign Communication System, 0.2% Russian, 0.1% German, 0.1% Yoruba, 0.1% Slovak.

The religious make up of Loton is 70.4% Christian, 20.5% No religion, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh. 303 people did not state a religion. 14 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

56.4% of people are married, 10.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.2% are separated or divorced. There are 160 widowed people living in Loton.

The top occupations listed by people in Loton are Skilled trades 20.9%, Professional 17.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.1%, Associate professional and technical 10.4%, Administrative and secretarial 9.5%, Skilled agricultural and related trades 9.4%, Agricultural and Related Trades 9.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.0%, Elementary 8.7%, Corporate managers and directors 7.8%.

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