Helmshore Demographics (Rossendale, England)

Helmshore is a ward in Rossendale of North West, England and includes areas of Haslingden, Hill End, Raven Shore, Hutch Bank, Bent Gate, Lane Side, Raven Shore Cottages, Knowsley Road Ind Est, Flax Moss, Bridge End, Gregory Fold, Bridge End Cottages, Helmshore, Helmcroft and Dewan Ind Est.

In the 2011 census the population of Helmshore was 5,805 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Helmshore is 42, while the median age is higher at 44.

94.0% of people living in Helmshore were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 0.7% Wales, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Pakistan, 0.2% India, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% United States, 0.1% China.

98.9% of people living in Helmshore speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Latvian, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Northern European Language, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Hindi.

The religious make up of Helmshore is 69.9% Christian, 21.5% No religion, 1.0% Muslim, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Humanist. 383 people did not state a religion. 10 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

53.8% of people are married, 9.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.1% are separated or divorced. There are 267 widowed people living in Helmshore.

The top occupations listed by people in Helmshore are Professional 20.0%, Associate professional and technical 14.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.7%, Administrative and secretarial 11.8%, Skilled trades 11.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.0%, Corporate managers and directors 9.1%, Administrative 8.7%, Caring personal service 7.4%, Elementary 7.3%.

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