Blandford Station Demographics (North Dorset, England)

Blandford Station is a ward in North Dorset of South West, England and includes areas of Damory Court, Holland Way Industrial Estate, Letton, Blandford Heights Industrial Estate and Londonderry.

In the 2011 census the population of Blandford Station was 2,271 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Blandford Station is 41, while the median age is also 41.

88.9% of people living in Blandford Station were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% Wales, 1.5% Scotland, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% United States, 0.3% Bangladesh, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Australia, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Pakistan.

97.2% of people living in Blandford Station speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.5% Bengali, 0.4% Polish, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Pashto, 0.2% Thai, 0.1% Nepalese, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% German, 0.1% Oceanic/Australian language.

The religious make up of Blandford Station is 57.5% Christian, 31.0% No religion, 1.2% Muslim, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Humanist, 0.1% Agnostic. 184 people did not state a religion. 12 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

44.3% of people are married, 15.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.2% are separated or divorced. There are 144 widowed people living in Blandford Station.

The top occupations listed by people in Blandford Station are Professional 18.4%, Elementary 13.4%, Skilled trades 12.8%, Associate professional and technical 11.7%, Elementary administration and service 10.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.4%, Administrative and secretarial 10.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.6%, Teaching and educational professionals 8.4%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 8.4%.