Leadgate and Medomsley Demographics (County Durham, England)

Leadgate and Medomsley is a ward in County Durham of North East, England and includes areas of Shotley Bridge, Leadgate, Medomsley, Number One, Medomsley Edge, Villa Real, Blackhill, Ebchester, Delves Lane Industrial Estate, Templetown, Iveston and Crookhall.

In the 2011 census the population of Leadgate and Medomsley was 9,514 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Leadgate and Medomsley is 43, while the median age is higher at 45.

95.5% of people living in Leadgate and Medomsley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 0.3% Wales, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Ireland, 0.1% United States, 0.1% China, 0.1% Iran.

98.8% of people living in Leadgate and Medomsley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.5% Polish, 0.1% French, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% South Asian Language, 0.1% Dutch.

The religious make up of Leadgate and Medomsley is 72.7% Christian, 19.4% No religion, 0.3% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu. 632 people did not state a religion. 15 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

49.3% of people are married, 10.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.4% are separated or divorced. There are 546 widowed people living in Leadgate and Medomsley.

The top occupations listed by people in Leadgate and Medomsley are Professional 15.5%, Skilled trades 12.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.7%, Elementary 11.1%, Associate professional and technical 10.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.8%, Administrative and secretarial 10.6%, Caring personal service 9.4%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.3%, Elementary administration and service 8.2%.