Blackheath Demographics (Sandwell, England)

Blackheath is a ward in Sandwell of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Warley, Whiteheath Gate, The Ashes and Rowley Village.

In the 2011 census the population of Blackheath was 12,292 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Blackheath is 39, while the median age is also 39.

92.9% of people living in Blackheath were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% India, 0.9% Pakistan, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Bangladesh, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Jamaica, 0.2% Kenya, 0.1% Northern Ireland.

95.8% of people living in Blackheath speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.1% Panjabi, 0.7% Urdu, 0.6% Polish, 0.5% Bengali, 0.2% Arabic, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Mandarin Chinese, 0.1% Persian/Farsi, 0.1% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of Blackheath is 61.4% Christian, 24.4% No religion, 4.1% Muslim, 2.1% Sikh, 0.7% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist. 807 people did not state a religion. 23 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 4 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

44.7% of people are married, 13.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.5% are separated or divorced. There are 601 widowed people living in Blackheath.

The top occupations listed by people in Blackheath are Skilled trades 14.7%, Elementary 12.2%, Administrative and secretarial 12.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.8%, Sales and customer service 10.7%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.5%, Professional 10.3%, Associate professional and technical 10.1%, Elementary administration and service 10.0%, Administrative 9.7%.