Overton Demographics (Lancaster, England)

Overton is a ward in Lancaster of North West, England and includes areas of Heysham Ind Est, Heaton With Oxcliffe, Walkers Ind Est, Middleton, Snatchems, White Lund Industrial Estate, Mossgate, Overton, Sunderland Point and Vickers Ind Est.

In the 2011 census the population of Overton was 2,414 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Overton is 45, while the median age is higher at 47.

92.9% of people living in Overton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.5% Scotland, 1.0% Wales, 1.0% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.1% South America, 0.1% North Africa, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% India, 0.0% Isle of Man.

98.9% of people living in Overton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.5% Polish, 0.2% Malay, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Overton is 73.9% Christian, 17.2% No religion, 0.2% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Humanist. 183 people did not state a religion. 5 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

54.3% of people are married, 9.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.2% are separated or divorced. There are 116 widowed people living in Overton.

The top occupations listed by people in Overton are Skilled trades 15.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.4%, Elementary 12.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.0%, Professional 10.9%, Associate professional and technical 10.7%, Elementary administration and service 10.3%, Caring personal service 10.2%, Sales and customer service 9.1%, Administrative and secretarial 9.1%.

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