Highfield Demographics (Blackpool, England)

Highfield is a ward in Blackpool of North West, England and includes areas of Squires Gate.

In the 2011 census the population of Highfield was 6,457 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Highfield is 43, while the median age is higher at 44.

91.7% of people living in Highfield were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.3% Scotland, 0.8% Wales, 0.7% Ireland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% India, 0.1% North Africa, 0.1% Philippines, 0.1% Isle of Man.

98.7% of people living in Highfield speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Italian.

The religious make up of Highfield is 72.0% Christian, 20.3% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Humanist. 399 people did not state a religion. 13 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

43.6% of people are married, 12.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.4% are separated or divorced. There are 453 widowed people living in Highfield.

The top occupations listed by people in Highfield are Administrative and secretarial 14.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.7%, Skilled trades 12.6%, Administrative 11.7%, Elementary 11.6%, Sales and customer service 11.2%, Professional 10.8%, Elementary administration and service 10.4%, Associate professional and technical 10.1%, Sales 9.8%.

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