Northam Demographics (Torridge, England)

Northam is a ward in Torridge of South West, England and includes areas of Northam, Westward Ho, Appledore and Buckleigh.

In the 2011 census the population of Northam was 5,427 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Northam is 49, while the median age is higher at 52.

93.1% of people living in Northam were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Wales, 1.3% Scotland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% United States, 0.2% India, 0.2% Australia, 0.1% Kenya.

98.9% of people living in Northam speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Romanian, 0.2% Polish, 0.1% French, 0.1% Czech, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Northam is 64.3% Christian, 25.4% No religion, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Agnostic. 474 people did not state a religion. 19 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

52.3% of people are married, 10.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 16.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.8% are separated or divorced. There are 360 widowed people living in Northam.

The top occupations listed by people in Northam are Skilled trades 17.1%, Professional 14.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.0%, Administrative and secretarial 10.9%, Elementary 10.3%, Caring personal service 10.2%, Associate professional and technical 9.5%, Elementary administration and service 8.3%, Sales and customer service 7.9%.