Blackmore Demographics (North Dorset, England)

Blackmore is a ward in North Dorset of South West, England and includes areas of Stalbridge Weston, Lower Bagber, Rivers Corner, Plumber, Bagber, Kingston, Hammoon, Mappowder, Stourton Caundle, Stalbridge, Warrbridge, Puxey, Bridge, Kings Stag, Newton, Fiddleford, Holebrook Green, Broad Oak, The Ring, Glue Hill, Fifehead Neville, Fifehead St. Quintin, Marnhull, Haddon, Lydlinch Common, Lower Fifehead, Hazelbury Bryan, Bagber Common, Lydlinch, Stalbridge Common, Stock Gaylard and Rolls Mill.

In the 2011 census the population of Blackmore was 3,574 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Blackmore is 46, while the median age is higher at 49.

92.4% of people living in Blackmore were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.1% Scotland, 1.1% Wales, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% United States, 0.2% Jersey, 0.2% India.

98.8% of people living in Blackmore speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Polish, 0.2% Nepalese, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% French, 0.1% Italian.

The religious make up of Blackmore is 73.0% Christian, 17.7% No religion, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Atheist. 287 people did not state a religion. 12 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

58.7% of people are married, 9.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 15.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.0% are separated or divorced. There are 160 widowed people living in Blackmore.

The top occupations listed by people in Blackmore are Skilled trades 21.1%, Professional 12.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.1%, Elementary 10.2%, Administrative and secretarial 10.1%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.4%, Associate professional and technical 9.0%, Elementary administration and service 7.7%, Skilled construction and building trades 7.5%.

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