Overton Demographics (Hyndburn, England)

Overton is a ward in Hyndburn of North West, England and includes areas of Back O'bowley, Lower Fold, Edge End, St. Hubert's, Waverledge Business Park, Primier Business Park, Great Harwood and Hindle Fold.

In the 2011 census the population of Overton was 6,314 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Overton is 41, while the median age is higher at 42.

93.9% of people living in Overton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 0.6% Pakistan, 0.6% Wales, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% United States, 0.1% China.

98.4% of people living in Overton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Panjabi, 0.3% Italian, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Dutch.

The religious make up of Overton is 76.8% Christian, 14.1% No religion, 2.2% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu. 376 people did not state a religion. 19 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

47.5% of people are married, 11.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.6% are separated or divorced. There are 384 widowed people living in Overton.

The top occupations listed by people in Overton are Skilled trades 14.2%, Professional 14.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.6%, Administrative and secretarial 11.3%, Associate professional and technical 11.2%, Elementary 10.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.4%, Caring personal service 9.9%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.3%, Administrative 8.6%.

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