Wincanton Demographics (South Somerset, England)

Wincanton is a ward in South Somerset of South West, England and includes areas of Verrington, Cucklington, Stoke Trister, Wincanton Business Park, Rodgrove, Horwood, Marsh and Bayford.

In the 2011 census the population of Wincanton was 5,272 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Wincanton is 42, while the median age is higher at 43.

89.2% of people living in Wincanton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Wales, 1.1% Scotland, 0.4% India, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Hong Kong .

94.8% of people living in Wincanton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Polish, 1.1% Portuguese, 0.2% Malayalam, 0.1% Hungarian, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of Wincanton is 67.4% Christian, 22.7% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Atheist. 407 people did not state a religion. 15 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

49.5% of people are married, 14.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.8% are separated or divorced. There are 267 widowed people living in Wincanton.

The top occupations listed by people in Wincanton are Skilled trades 15.9%, Elementary 13.5%, Professional 12.6%, Process, plant and machine operatives 12.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.0%, Elementary administration and service 9.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.2%, Administrative and secretarial 8.9%, Caring personal service 8.6%, Associate professional and technical 8.5%.

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