Folkestone Park Demographics (Shepway, England)

Folkestone Park is a ward in Shepway of South East, England and includes areas of Park Farm Industrial Estate.

In the 2011 census the population of Folkestone Park was 6,245 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Folkestone Park is 43, while the median age is higher at 45.

88.4% of people living in Folkestone Park were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% Scotland, 0.8% Ireland, 0.8% India, 0.7% Wales, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% South America, 0.2% North Africa.

96.8% of people living in Folkestone Park speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% French, 0.4% Polish, 0.3% Nepalese, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Bengali, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% Tamil.

The religious make up of Folkestone Park is 65.4% Christian, 24.5% No religion, 0.7% Muslim, 0.6% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 483 people did not state a religion. 25 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

48.6% of people are married, 10.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.0% are separated or divorced. There are 346 widowed people living in Folkestone Park.

The top occupations listed by people in Folkestone Park are Associate professional and technical 14.3%, Professional 13.9%, Sales and customer service 12.3%, Administrative and secretarial 12.2%, Skilled trades 11.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.5%, Elementary 9.1%, Administrative 9.0%, Sales 8.5%.