Highfield Demographics (Ashford, England)

Highfield is a ward in Ashford of South East, England.

In the 2011 census the population of Highfield was 2,573 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Highfield is 39, while the median age is higher at 40.

88.8% of people living in Highfield were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.3% India, 1.2% Scotland, 0.8% Zimbabwe, 0.6% Wales, 0.4% Sri Lanka, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Nigeria.

95.6% of people living in Highfield speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.2% Malayalam, 0.4% Nepalese, 0.4% Tamil, 0.4% Shona, 0.2% French, 0.2% Telugu, 0.2% Sinhala, 0.2% Lithuanian, 0.1% Urdu.

The religious make up of Highfield is 66.3% Christian, 23.5% No religion, 1.3% Hindu, 1.3% Muslim, 0.7% Buddhist, 0.1% Atheist. 150 people did not state a religion. 14 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

56.5% of people are married, 10.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.8% are separated or divorced. There are 108 widowed people living in Highfield.

The top occupations listed by people in Highfield are Professional 15.0%, Administrative and secretarial 14.5%, Sales and customer service 11.8%, Skilled trades 11.6%, Associate professional and technical 11.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.9%, Administrative 10.0%, Sales 9.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.0%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 8.3%.