Cross Heath Demographics (Newcastle-under-Lyme, England)

Cross Heath is a ward in Newcastle-under-Lyme of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Milehouse, Mile House, May Bank, Cross Heath and Lymedale Business Park.

In the 2011 census the population of Cross Heath was 5,887 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Cross Heath is 40, while the median age is lower at 39.

92.4% of people living in Cross Heath were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.7% Wales, 0.7% Scotland, 0.4% China, 0.3% India, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Iran, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Sri Lanka.

96.0% of people living in Cross Heath speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.8% Polish, 0.4% All other Chinese, 0.4% Slovak, 0.3% Turkish, 0.2% Persian/Farsi, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% Tamil, 0.2% Urdu, 0.2% British sign language.

The religious make up of Cross Heath is 63.7% Christian, 26.8% No religion, 1.2% Muslim, 0.4% Hindu, 0.2% Sikh, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 395 people did not state a religion. 16 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

37.7% of people are married, 13.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 30.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.1% are separated or divorced. There are 340 widowed people living in Cross Heath.

The top occupations listed by people in Cross Heath are Elementary 20.4%, Elementary administration and service 18.4%, Skilled trades 13.9%, Process, plant and machine operatives 11.4%, Professional 11.0%, Sales and customer service 11.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.6%, Sales 8.9%, Caring personal service 8.8%, Administrative and secretarial 8.5%.

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