Earcroft Demographics (Blackburn with Darwen, England)

Earcroft is a ward in Blackburn with Darwen of North West, England and includes areas of Livesey, Chaples, Hollins Grove, Lower Darwen, Birch Hall and Tockholes.

In the 2011 census the population of Earcroft was 4,339 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Earcroft is 40, while the median age is also 40.

90.6% of people living in Earcroft were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.3% Scotland, 0.6% Pakistan, 0.6% Wales, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Iran, 0.3% India, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.1% Sri Lanka.

97.4% of people living in Earcroft speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.5% Polish, 0.3% Persian/Farsi, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Urdu, 0.2% Panjabi, 0.1% Tamil, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% British sign language, 0.1% Shona.

The religious make up of Earcroft is 69.2% Christian, 19.8% No religion, 2.7% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.3% Hindu, 0.1% Atheist. 313 people did not state a religion. 5 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

36.1% of people are married, 13.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 28.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.9% are separated or divorced. There are 294 widowed people living in Earcroft.

The top occupations listed by people in Earcroft are Caring, leisure and other service 13.7%, Skilled trades 12.6%, Elementary 12.3%, Process, plant and machine operatives 11.7%, Administrative and secretarial 11.5%, Caring personal service 11.4%, Professional 11.3%, Associate professional and technical 10.1%, Elementary administration and service 9.7%, Administrative 9.3%.