Burnopfield and Dipton Demographics (County Durham, England)

Burnopfield and Dipton is a ward in County Durham of North East, England and includes areas of Middle Friarside, Leazes, Crookgate, Hobson, High Friarside, Gibside, Burnopfield, Bryan's Leap, Byermoor, Sheep Hill, Lintz, Crookgate Bank, Hobson Industrial Estate, Hare Law, Harperley, Tanfield Lea, Tanfield, Tantobie and Dipton.

In the 2011 census the population of Burnopfield and Dipton was 7,935 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

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

96.1% of people living in Burnopfield and Dipton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 0.3% Wales, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% China, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Zimbabwe.

99.1% of people living in Burnopfield and Dipton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Russian.

The religious make up of Burnopfield and Dipton is 71.4% Christian, 22.0% No religion, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Humanist. 456 people did not state a religion. 13 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

50.6% of people are married, 11.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.1% are separated or divorced. There are 447 widowed people living in Burnopfield and Dipton.

The top occupations listed by people in Burnopfield and Dipton are Professional 16.8%, Associate professional and technical 13.8%, Administrative and secretarial 13.0%, Skilled trades 12.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.5%, Administrative 10.3%, Sales and customer service 9.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.4%, Process, plant and machine operatives 7.9%, Elementary 7.9%.