Lawley and Overdale Demographics (Telford and Wrekin, England)

Lawley and Overdale is a ward in Telford and Wrekin of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Telford Town Centre, Telford Retail Park, Telford Bridge Retail Park, Town Centre, Old Park, The Rock and Overdale.

In the 2011 census the population of Lawley and Overdale was 5,227 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Lawley and Overdale is 33, while the median age is also 33.

90.0% of people living in Lawley and Overdale were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Wales, 1.4% India, 1.2% Scotland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Pakistan, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% China.

96.1% of people living in Lawley and Overdale speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.4% Polish, 0.8% Panjabi, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% Urdu, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% Thai.

The religious make up of Lawley and Overdale is 57.5% Christian, 30.0% No religion, 2.7% Sikh, 0.9% Muslim, 0.8% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist. 354 people did not state a religion. 22 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

45.4% of people are married, 16.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.2% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.0% are separated or divorced. There are 240 widowed people living in Lawley and Overdale.

The top occupations listed by people in Lawley and Overdale are Professional 14.1%, Administrative and secretarial 12.5%, Elementary 12.3%, Skilled trades 12.2%, Associate professional and technical 11.2%, Administrative 10.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.0%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.6%, Elementary administration and service 9.4%, Sales and customer service 9.2%.