Lower Nidderdale Demographics (Harrogate, England)

Lower Nidderdale is a ward in Harrogate of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Birstwith, Hampsthwaite, Brearton, Occaney, Nidd, Hartwith, Burton Leonard, Burnt Yates, Shaw Mills, Bishop Monkton Moor, Hartwith Moor, Bishop Thornton, Copgrove, Bishop Monkton, Markington, Clint, Ripley, Warsill, South Stainley, Wormald Green, Bedlam, Dacre, Dacre Banks, Summerbridge, Thruscross, Smelthouses, Heyshaw, Low Laithe, Braithwaite and Bramley Head.

In the 2011 census the population of Lower Nidderdale was 3,246 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Lower Nidderdale is 43, while the median age is higher at 46.

88.7% of people living in Lower Nidderdale were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.7% United States, 1.7% Scotland, 0.8% Wales, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.1% Australia, 0.1% Central America.

98.8% of people living in Lower Nidderdale speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Nepalese, 0.2% Hungarian, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% German, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% French, 0.1% Afrikaans.

The religious make up of Lower Nidderdale is 73.3% Christian, 19.0% No religion, 0.2% Muslim, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic. 212 people did not state a religion. 6 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

62.2% of people are married, 8.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 15.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 5.9% are separated or divorced. There are 129 widowed people living in Lower Nidderdale.

The top occupations listed by people in Lower Nidderdale are Managers, directors and senior officials 17.8%, Professional 17.4%, Skilled trades 16.6%, Associate professional and technical 13.9%, Corporate managers and directors 10.8%, Administrative and secretarial 10.3%, Skilled agricultural and related trades 8.1%, Agricultural and Related Trades 8.1%, Elementary 7.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.2%.