Waterloo Demographics (Blackpool, England)

Waterloo is a ward in Blackpool of North West, England and includes areas of Squires Gate, South Shore and Stony Hill.

In the 2011 census the population of Waterloo was 6,693 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

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

85.1% of people living in Waterloo were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.8% Scotland, 1.2% Wales, 1.1% Northern Ireland, 0.7% Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Australia, 0.1% Pakistan.

95.5% of people living in Waterloo speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.5% Polish, 0.2% Hungarian, 0.2% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Arabic.

The religious make up of Waterloo is 69.0% Christian, 21.8% No religion, 1.0% Muslim, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.3% Hindu, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 408 people did not state a religion. 25 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

37.3% of people are married, 11.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 28.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 13.3% are separated or divorced. There are 537 widowed people living in Waterloo.

The top occupations listed by people in Waterloo are Managers, directors and senior officials 16.7%, Elementary 14.2%, Elementary administration and service 12.7%, Other managers and proprietors 12.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.6%, Skilled trades 11.5%, Administrative and secretarial 11.3%, Professional 10.8%, Managers and Proprietors in Hospitality and Leisure Services 8.8%, Caring personal service 8.6%.