High Street Demographics (Maidstone, England)

High Street is a ward in Maidstone of South East, England and includes areas of Royal Star Arcade, Little Buckland, Bockingford, Tovil, Farleigh Hill, Chequers Centre and Shepway.

In the 2011 census the population of High Street was 9,690 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in High Street is 35, while the median age is lower at 32.

79.6% of people living in High Street were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.1% Scotland, 0.6% Wales, 0.6% India, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Bangladesh, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% Pakistan, 0.3% Hong Kong .

86.9% of people living in High Street speak English. The other top languages spoken are 3.9% Polish, 1.2% Nepalese, 0.8% Lithuanian, 0.6% French, 0.5% Latvian, 0.5% Persian/Farsi, 0.4% Slovak, 0.4% Portuguese, 0.3% Bengali.

The religious make up of High Street is 53.3% Christian, 32.7% No religion, 3.2% Muslim, 1.1% Hindu, 1.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic.

683 people did not state a religion. 59 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

35.9% of people are married, 15.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 31.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.9% are separated or divorced. There are 544 widowed people living in High Street.

The top occupations listed by people in High Street are Elementary 17.6%, Elementary administration and service 14.7%, Professional 14.2%, Associate professional and technical 12.3%, Skilled trades 10.8%, Administrative and secretarial 10.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.1%, Sales and customer service 8.8%, Administrative 8.1%.