Medlock Vale Demographics (Oldham, England)

Medlock Vale is a ward in Oldham of North West, England and includes areas of Werneth, Fitton Hill, Hollins Green, Hollinwood, Hathershaw, Fenny Hill, Nimble Nook, Cowhill, Coppice, Copster Hill, Lime Side and Bardsley.

In the 2011 census the population of Medlock Vale was 12,359 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Medlock Vale is 33, while the median age is lower at 31.

78.3% of people living in Medlock Vale were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 10.1% Pakistan, 2.7% Bangladesh, 1.3% India, 0.7% Ireland, 0.7% Scotland, 0.4% Kenya, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Hong Kong .

81.8% of people living in Medlock Vale speak English. The other top languages spoken are 5.2% Urdu, 3.8% Panjabi, 3.5% Bengali, 1.3% Gujarati, 1.0% Polish, 0.5% Pakistani Pahari, 0.3% Pashto, 0.2% South Asian Language, 0.2% Czech.

The religious make up of Medlock Vale is 46.2% Christian, 32.3% Muslim, 12.9% No religion, 2.7% Hindu, 0.1% Buddhist. 648 people did not state a religion. 43 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 6 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

40.9% of people are married, 10.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 28.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.8% are separated or divorced. There are 623 widowed people living in Medlock Vale.

The top occupations listed by people in Medlock Vale are Elementary 17.0%, Process, plant and machine operatives 15.8%, Elementary administration and service 14.4%, Skilled trades 11.8%, Sales and customer service 11.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.1%, Professional 9.8%, Caring personal service 9.0%, Sales 8.9%, Administrative and secretarial 8.7%.

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