Rea Valley Demographics (Shropshire, England)

Rea Valley is a ward in Shropshire of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Minsterley, Shelve, Lordstone, Hopesgate, Hogstow, Crows Nest, Stiperstones, Arscott, Bromlow, Perkins Beach, Little Plealey, Leigh, Reabrook, Pontesford, Grimmer, Asterley, Pennerley, Meadowtown, Little Minsterley, Wagbeach, Waterwheel, Hope, Plealey, Tankerville, Westley, Bridges, The Bog, Pentervin, Habberley, Hemford, Snailbeach, Ratlinghope, Malehurst, Bentlawnt, Etsell, Pontesbury and Gatten.

In the 2011 census the population of Rea Valley was 4,283 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

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

90.1% of people living in Rea Valley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.5% Wales, 1.1% Scotland, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.1% India, 0.1% China.

98.2% of people living in Rea Valley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Polish, 0.3% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.3% Latvian, 0.1% Tamil, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Russian.

The religious make up of Rea Valley is 71.3% Christian, 19.4% No religion, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Humanist, 0.1% Sikh. 352 people did not state a religion. 7 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

53.5% of people are married, 10.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.4% are separated or divorced. There are 219 widowed people living in Rea Valley.

The top occupations listed by people in Rea Valley are Skilled trades 16.0%, Professional 15.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.7%, Elementary 11.4%, Caring personal service 9.4%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.8%, Associate professional and technical 8.7%, Administrative and secretarial 8.6%, Sales and customer service 7.2%.

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