Merry Hill Demographics (Wolverhampton, England)

Merry Hill is a ward in Wolverhampton of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Springhill, Dimmingsdale, Spring Hill, Penn and Lower Penn.

In the 2011 census the population of Merry Hill was 12,189 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Merry Hill is 41, while the median age is also 41.

90.2% of people living in Merry Hill were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.3% India, 1.0% Wales, 0.7% Jamaica, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% Scotland, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Pakistan, 0.2% Kenya, 0.1% Zimbabwe.

96.0% of people living in Merry Hill speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Panjabi, 0.1% Hindi, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Persian/Farsi, 0.1% Urdu.

The religious make up of Merry Hill is 63.3% Christian, 18.6% No religion, 6.1% Sikh, 2.6% Hindu, 1.1% Muslim, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic. 757 people did not state a religion. 41 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

47.4% of people are married, 10.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.4% are separated or divorced. There are 652 widowed people living in Merry Hill.

The top occupations listed by people in Merry Hill are Professional 16.9%, Administrative and secretarial 12.7%, Skilled trades 12.6%, Associate professional and technical 11.3%, Elementary 10.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.5%, Elementary administration and service 9.7%, Administrative 9.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.5%, Sales and customer service 8.1%.