Horsehay and Lightmoor Demographics (Telford and Wrekin, England)

Horsehay and Lightmoor is a ward in Telford and Wrekin of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Dawley and Horsehay.

In the 2011 census the population of Horsehay and Lightmoor was 4,292 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Horsehay and Lightmoor is 35, while the median age is also 35.

92.0% of people living in Horsehay and Lightmoor were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.7% Wales, 1.3% Scotland, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% India, 0.2% United States, 0.1% Hong Kong .

98.1% of people living in Horsehay and Lightmoor speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.7% Polish, 0.3% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Latvian, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Portuguese.

The religious make up of Horsehay and Lightmoor is 62.1% Christian, 28.8% No religion, 0.4% Muslim, 0.3% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh. 307 people did not state a religion. 11 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

52.2% of people are married, 18.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.0% are separated or divorced. There are 162 widowed people living in Horsehay and Lightmoor.

The top occupations listed by people in Horsehay and Lightmoor are Professional 19.1%, Associate professional and technical 15.0%, Administrative and secretarial 12.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.2%, Skilled trades 10.6%, Administrative 9.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.2%, Corporate managers and directors 9.2%, Sales and customer service 7.7%, Elementary 7.6%.