Sopwell Demographics (St Albans, England)

Sopwell is a ward in St Albans of East of England, England and includes areas of St. Julian's, Sopwell, St. Stephen's, The Camp, North Cottages, Birklands, Bernards Heath and Cotton Mill.

In the 2011 census the population of Sopwell was 7,357 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Sopwell is 37, while the median age is lower at 36.

77.8% of people living in Sopwell were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.5% Bangladesh, 1.5% Ireland, 1.3% Scotland, 1.1% Wales, 0.9% Pakistan, 0.8% South Africa, 0.5% India, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.5% United States.

89.0% of people living in Sopwell speak English. The other top languages spoken are 3.3% Bengali, 1.0% Polish, 0.8% Urdu, 0.5% French, 0.4% German, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% Tagalog/Filipino.

The religious make up of Sopwell is 53.4% Christian, 25.9% No religion, 10.1% Muslim, 1.0% Hindu, 0.5% Jewish, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.4% Sikh, 0.1% Humanist. 533 people did not state a religion. 30 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

43.2% of people are married, 13.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.0% are separated or divorced. There are 388 widowed people living in Sopwell.

The top occupations listed by people in Sopwell are Professional 26.9%, Associate professional and technical 15.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.4%, Administrative and secretarial 9.6%, Business, media and public service professionals 9.5%, Corporate managers and directors 9.3%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.9%, Elementary 8.2%, Skilled trades 8.1%, Sales and customer service 7.7%.

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