Charlestown Demographics (Manchester, England)

Charlestown is a ward in Manchester of North West, England and includes areas of Barnes Green, Pike Fold, Blackley, Boothroydon, Greenside, Broadhurst Park, Bradford, Lightbowne, Clayton Bridge, Philips Park, Beswick, Holt Town, Red Bank, Street Fold, Boggart Hole Clough, Culcheth, Clayton Vale, Chain Bar, Queens Park, Shackcliffe Green, Stockwell End, Great Horrocks, Strangeways, Monsall, Moston and Higher Blackley.

In the 2011 census the population of Charlestown was 14,332 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Charlestown is 36, while the median age is lower at 35.

85.5% of people living in Charlestown were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.7% Nigeria, 1.5% Ireland, 1.1% Scotland, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.6% China, 0.5% Pakistan, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Iran.

93.2% of people living in Charlestown speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.8% Polish, 0.6% All other Chinese, 0.5% Cantonese Chinese, 0.5% Persian/Farsi, 0.4% Urdu, 0.4% French, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% African language, 0.2% Somali.

The religious make up of Charlestown is 67.8% Christian, 21.0% No religion, 3.2% Muslim, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.3% Hindu, 0.3% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh. 903 people did not state a religion. 21 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

31.5% of people are married, 12.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 35.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.0% are separated or divorced. There are 850 widowed people living in Charlestown.

The top occupations listed by people in Charlestown are Elementary 16.1%, Elementary administration and service 14.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 13.9%, Administrative and secretarial 13.1%, Skilled trades 11.2%, Caring personal service 10.7%, Professional 10.3%, Sales and customer service 10.2%, Administrative 9.9%, Associate professional and technical 9.3%.