Ripley and Marehay Demographics (Amber Valley, England)

Ripley and Marehay is a ward in Amber Valley of East Midlands, England and includes areas of Hammersmith, Pentrich, Lower Hartshay, Greenwich, Whiteley Road Industrial Estate, Codnor Gate Industrial Estate, Porterhouse Estate, Porterhouse, Elms Estate, Nuttals Park, Butterley and Ripley East.

In the 2011 census the population of Ripley and Marehay was 5,861 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

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

96.7% of people living in Ripley and Marehay were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Wales, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.1% India, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% North Africa, 0.1% South Africa.

99.4% of people living in Ripley and Marehay speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% British sign language, 0.1% Malayalam.

The religious make up of Ripley and Marehay is 61.3% Christian, 30.5% No religion, 0.2% Muslim, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Humanist. 422 people did not state a religion. 18 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

50.1% of people are married, 11.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.5% are separated or divorced. There are 327 widowed people living in Ripley and Marehay.

The top occupations listed by people in Ripley and Marehay are Skilled trades 14.0%, Elementary 13.7%, Administrative and secretarial 11.8%, Process, plant and machine operatives 11.7%, Professional 11.5%, Associate professional and technical 10.8%, Elementary administration and service 10.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.0%, Administrative 8.7%.