Bedale Demographics (Hambleton, England)

Bedale is a ward in Hambleton of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Cowling, Firby, Burrill, Patrick Brompton, Heselton, Arrathorne, Hornby, Crakehall, Little Crakehall, Hackforth, Aiskew, Ainderby Miers, Hunton, Langthorne, Newton Le Willows, Howgrave, Exelby, Carthorpe, Theakston, Thorp Perrow, Snape, Nosterfield, Thornborough, Well, Kirklington, Burneston and Sutton Howgrave.

In the 2011 census the population of Bedale was 4,601 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Bedale is 45, while the median age is higher at 46.

90.0% of people living in Bedale were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.5% Scotland, 1.2% Wales, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Jersey, 0.1% India.

98.8% of people living in Bedale speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Polish, 0.2% Slovak, 0.1% Hungarian, 0.1% Northern European Language.

The religious make up of Bedale is 75.7% Christian, 17.3% No religion, 0.2% Muslim. 286 people did not state a religion. 12 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

51.0% of people are married, 10.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.7% are separated or divorced. There are 256 widowed people living in Bedale.

The top occupations listed by people in Bedale are Skilled trades 14.4%, Administrative and secretarial 12.9%, Professional 12.8%, Associate professional and technical 12.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.4%, Elementary 10.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.9%, Administrative 9.6%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.7%, Caring personal service 8.3%.