Dalton Demographics (Kirklees, England)

Dalton is a ward in Kirklees of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Moldgreen, Long Lane Bottom, Dalton, Dalton Green, Rawthorpe, Dalton Fold, Upper Heaton, Waterloo, Kirkheaton, Houses Hill, Briggate, Nettleton, Colnebridge, Tandem Industrial Estate, Cockley Hill, Laxelles Hall, Gawthorpe Green, Tandem, Stafford Hill, Gawthorpe, Cowmes, Nab Hill, Hill Side, Hillhouse, Longley, Leeds Road Industrial Estate and Fartown.

In the 2011 census the population of Dalton was 17,537 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Dalton is 39, while the median age is also 39.

87.6% of people living in Dalton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.7% Pakistan, 1.1% Ireland, 1.1% Scotland, 0.9% Jamaica, 0.7% India, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Iran.

93.8% of people living in Dalton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.2% Panjabi, 0.9% Urdu, 0.8% Polish, 0.6% Kurdish, 0.6% Arabic, 0.3% Persian/Farsi, 0.2% French, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.1% Shona.

The religious make up of Dalton is 57.5% Christian, 26.9% No religion, 6.7% Muslim, 1.0% Sikh, 0.3% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic. 1,184 people did not state a religion. 43 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

42.1% of people are married, 12.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 27.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.7% are separated or divorced. There are 1,028 widowed people living in Dalton.

The top occupations listed by people in Dalton are Skilled trades 13.8%, Elementary 12.8%, Professional 11.4%, Administrative and secretarial 11.3%, Process, plant and machine operatives 11.1%, Elementary administration and service 10.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.6%, Associate professional and technical 10.4%, Sales and customer service 10.0%, Administrative 8.8%.

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