Rochford Demographics (Rochford, England)

Rochford is a ward in Rochford of East of England, England and includes areas of Shopland, Golden Cross, Stroud Green, South Rochford, Purdeys Industrial Estate, Great Stambridge, Kings Hill and Little Stambridge.

In the 2011 census the population of Rochford was 7,695 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

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

94.3% of people living in Rochford were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.0% Scotland, 0.7% Ireland, 0.6% Wales, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.1% Bangladesh, 0.1% Sri Lanka, 0.1% Nigeria.

98.9% of people living in Rochford speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Tamil, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Persian/Farsi.

The religious make up of Rochford is 56.5% Christian, 33.5% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.4% Hindu, 0.3% Jewish, 0.2% Buddhist. 583 people did not state a religion. 25 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

41.2% of people are married, 14.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.1% are separated or divorced. There are 483 widowed people living in Rochford.

The top occupations listed by people in Rochford are Skilled trades 14.1%, Administrative and secretarial 13.8%, Professional 12.5%, Associate professional and technical 11.9%, Elementary 11.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.3%, Administrative 10.2%, Elementary administration and service 10.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.8%, Sales and customer service 8.1%.