Upper Wharfedale Demographics (Craven, England)

Upper Wharfedale is a ward in Craven of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Thorpe, Linton, Hartlington, Deepdale, Long Ashes Park, Cams Houses, Threshfield, Hubberholme, Raisgill, Halton Gill, Oughtershaw, Foxup, Kilnsey, Starbotton, Yockenthwaite, Cray, Beckermonds, Starbottom, Hebden, Hawkswick, Skirethorns, Conistone, Litton, Arncliffe, Buckden, Kettlewell, Grassington and Skythorns.

In the 2011 census the population of Upper Wharfedale was 1,874 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Upper Wharfedale is 51, while the median age is higher at 56.

94.3% of people living in Upper Wharfedale were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 0.7% Wales, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Iran, 0.2% Australia, 0.2% United States, 0.2% Zimbabwe.

99.1% of people living in Upper Wharfedale speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Italian, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Czech, 0.1% Latvian, 0.1% Welsh/Cymraeg, 0.1% Any Sign Communication System, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Polish.

The religious make up of Upper Wharfedale is 68.2% Christian, 21.0% No religion, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Humanist, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Agnostic. 175 people did not state a religion. 5 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

64.3% of people are married, 6.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 13.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 5.4% are separated or divorced. There are 68 widowed people living in Upper Wharfedale.

The top occupations listed by people in Upper Wharfedale are Skilled trades 19.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 18.9%, Professional 17.0%, Associate professional and technical 11.9%, Other managers and proprietors 10.1%, Skilled agricultural and related trades 9.8%, Agricultural and Related Trades 9.8%, Administrative and secretarial 9.7%, Elementary 9.2%, Corporate managers and directors 8.8%.

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