Cowpen Demographics (Northumberland, England)

Cowpen is a ward in Northumberland of North East, England and includes areas of Blyth Riverside Business Park and Blyth Industrial Estate.

In the 2011 census the population of Cowpen was 4,466 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Cowpen is 39, while the median age is also 39.

95.9% of people living in Cowpen were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.7% Scotland, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.1% Pakistan, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Hong Kong .

99.4% of people living in Cowpen speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% Malayalam.

The religious make up of Cowpen is 61.4% Christian, 31.1% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Buddhist. 271 people did not state a religion. 10 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

41.3% of people are married, 13.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.8% are separated or divorced. There are 291 widowed people living in Cowpen.

The top occupations listed by people in Cowpen are Elementary 17.1%, Skilled trades 15.0%, Sales and customer service 13.7%, Elementary administration and service 13.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 13.4%, Process, plant and machine operatives 12.6%, Sales 11.2%, Caring personal service 11.1%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 10.1%, Administrative and secretarial 9.9%.

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